Join our team this summer!

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Join out team this Summer!

From blue plaques, to awarding grants, championing great architecture, to coordinating Heritage Open Days - Leeds Civic Trust has, since its formation, worked to make Leeds a great city.

Join our team!

Working in a friendly office, we're looking for an intern to undertake a mixture of project-based work and general administrative activities to support our team over the course of the summer.
We require someone to work at least three days per week full time equivalent (which may be spread out over four or five days) but will also consider an appointment up to full time. In return you'll get to work independently and creatively and you'll be fully supported by the Director and the team to learn new skills and develop project coordinating abilities.


  • Providing administrative support for the preparation and co-ordination of the Heritage Open Days initiative (13-22 Sept 2019)
  • Providing administrative support for the Trust’s guided walks (including supper walks, tailored walks and others)
  • Assisting with the organisation of corporate lunches and events
  • Supporting the generation of copy for our Outlook Newsletter (including conducting interviews)
  • Assisting with the organisation of events (both for the Trust’s membership and the wider public)
  • Maintaining the Trust website and social media outlets
  • Supporting the Trust’s Blue Plaque unveilings

Other general administrative tasks (e.g. answering the telephone, supporting our bookshop function, supporting our committees and groups)

Skills I may be able to share in this role?

  • A confident user of IT including MS Office
  • Good organisational abilities and attention to detail
  • Good written, verbal and numerical skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively with the Trust’s partners, friends and volunteers
  • Ability to work effectively both as part of a team but also on an independent basis
  • The ability to be flexible – balancing competing demands and urgent requests
  • A user of social media with an appreciation of how it can be used to build the Trust’s profile and to communicate with a wider audience

You may also:

  • Have an interest (professional or personal) in architecture and development, heritage and history and “public amenity”
  • Have some knowledge of web design

For further details and how to apply, please click here.