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Kickstart - Programme Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 09 October 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 31 October 2021
Location: Yeovil, BA201EU
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000318079

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Summary


To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
Yeovil Arts Space

JOB SUMMARY
As Programme Assistant you will provide administration support to deliver our public programme, including exhibitions, workshops and events across different disciplines, including visual arts, music, digital and design.

Key Responsibilities:
- Helping with marketing activities, including social media and website.
- Maintain our gallery and shop space - keep clean and tidy
- Offer assistance and information to visitors.
- Working with exhibition and gallery engagement programme.
- After training - work closely with professional artists and curator in regional and national levels.

You will be required to work at Yeovil Art Space during Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am - 5pm. You may be required to work weekends and evenings for events.
You are responsible for your own transport to travel from home to Yeovil Art Space.

SKILLS NEEDED
An interest in Art & Design, Product Design, Music, Photography or Textile would be an advantage.
Interested in working with other people.
Able to apply creativity in the workplace.
Good social skills.
Eager to learn and develop a career in the creative art sector.

WORKING HOURS
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10am - 5pm, to be arranged. You may be required to work weekends and evenings for events.

HOURLY RATE
NMW

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
The training and support we offer includes:
Work-based training opportunity.
Portfolio and CV.
Written and verbal presentation skills.
IT training, including managing website, database and social media.
Marketing.
Project writing and development.
Fundraising.
Customer services.
Collaboration and team working.
A project budget to develop a creative initiative and part of the Community Art School programme.

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