The Creative Society is an arts employment charity that helps young people into jobs in the creative and cultural industries.
*This position has now closed.
Application Deadline: Friday 22th November, 12noon.
Interviews will be scheduled on the week of the 25th of November.
Duration: Six months fixed term, four days a week.
Start Date: 9th December
Salary: London Living Wage (£8.80 per hour)
In November 2013, The Creative Society launches THIS IS IT! a series of regional, interactive events designed to develop the careers of 6,500 young creative professionals aged 16-24 across England. THIS IS IT! brings interns and apprentices taking part in the Creative Employment Programme together with UK leading industry professionals, local enterprises, businesses and creative employers. The events will be supported by an online and offline network to help young people in the early stages of their career.
Role description and Candidate Profile
The post-holder will work closely with the Events Organiser to communicate and sell the events and the network. Your objective will be to deepen participant engagement, support in attracting sponsorship to the programme and communicate our vision effectively to a wide range of audiences.
We are looking for a very strong communicator, who is enthusiastic and committed to young people and the creative industries. The candidate must be confident in conveying this passion to a wide range of partners, from young people, to bank managers or creative industry leaders. You should understand what young people want from their first steps in their career, and be familiar with upcoming youth facing brands.
Brief description of role and responsibilities
Essential knowledge, skills and experience
Desired competencies, skills & interests
Please note the role will also require travel and overnight stays within England. As this role involves working with young people, you will also be required to do a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
If you wish to apply for this position please contact us and tell us how you meet the experience and person specification in no more than 250 words, and attach your CV:
Name: Andrea De La Cruz
tel: 020 7845 5830