Kickstart - Marketing and Publicity Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 23 September 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 07 December 2021
Location: North Shields, NE297BU
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000325923

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

North Tyneside Council

North Tyneside Council is a great place to live and work. Our Employment and Skills team provides a wide range of learning opportunities and support for residents to find and access education, employment and volunteering.

Purpose of Role: To assist the service with admin, research, marketing and publicity tasks:

Twitter research- research twitter output to identify relevant posts to inform E&S digital content
Assist with E&S monthly News and Views publication
Assist with social media scheduling and posting
Assist with case study development and production
Data and record management support: Onefile/e-assessor
Publicity and marketing design support
General web site admin and support
Marketing research
Something to assist with apprentice process basic admin tasks

Confidence with oral, digital and written communication skills. Teamwork and interest in what the team does.

To be agreed with individual


The placement will begin with a diagnostic with the successful candidate. We will look at their current skills and areas of interest and build a learning and development plan around this.

They will be supported by a dedicated workplace mentor (experienced member of staff) who will provide ongoing support and guidance. They will coordinate a schedule for the candidate to sample all areas of delivery and help them to progress in their specific areas of interest. The mentor will support the candidate with tasks until they are confident in carrying them out independently. Alongside this work shadowing with different members of the team will take place and provide the candidate with a flavour of all areas of our work.

The successful candidate will be provided with access to the Council’s Learning Pool with a wide range of training provision from mandatory training such as safeguarding to broader opportunities to enhance their skills and develop them in the workplace.

The candidate will be supervised at all times and will have a monthly 1-1 meeting with their manager to provide feedback, track progress and improvement. Support provided will cover the skills required to develop employability prospects and enable candidates to pursue future career opportunities. We will provide a combination of work place and job search skills throughout the placement with ongoing advice on progression routes.

The North of Tyne Combined Authority, as the designated Gateway, will signpost additional opportunities for training and qualification to the employer to support the young person in their development.

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