Paid work experience placement in Seville with Capacity Ireland. This role is funded by Erasmus Plus.
Job Description: Barro Azul
Role: Workshop Assistant
Start Month: April 2019
Duration: 3 months
C/ Alfarería, 9B
Barro Azul is a studio which offers workshops, courses, visits, and other cultural or educational events which relate to the ceramic history of Seville. It is based in Triana, the heart of the ceramic district of the city, and offers activities which are available to everyone, from beginner to expert level.
The participant will carry out a 13-week internship as a Workshop Assistant in Barro Azul, Seville. Tasks and responsibilities include assisting with workshops, translation work, and creating designs. They will be also working on web development and social media for promotion. The Erasmus+ funding covers the cost of return flights, travel insurance and accommodation and bills during the time in Spain, with students also receiving €120/week.
Previous Participant Responsibilities Included:
Using the potter’s wheel (Spanish style), glazing tiles, wedging clay, packing and
unpacking the kiln
Assisting with the workshops, particularly liaising with the English-speaking
Translation of Barro Azul’s website and other promotional documents into
Helping to create designs which may be used in the products created by Barro
Updating the company’s social media pages
Required Applicant Profile:
•Background in ceramics not necessary but desirable
•Background in marketing or advertising desirable
•Customer-facing experience is an advantage
Please apply via website:capacityireland.ie/erasmus/