KICKSTART

    ARE YOU...

    • Looking for a career in the creative industries?
    • Aged 16 – 24?
    • Receiving Universal Credit?

    Then our Kickstart vacancies might be for you!

    We have a number of exciting vacancies available for young people who are looking to kickstart their career in the creative sector.

    All you have to do to apply is choose one of our vacancies and let your work coach know, who will then send us a referral for the position.

    OUR VACANCIES

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    Role/Responsibilities:

    • Attending client meetings to: understand client requirements, discuss design approach & scope out ideas and update on project progress.
    • Work towards becoming proficient in industry standard design software such as Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop et cetera.
    • Design creatives for the company social media channels.
    • Design still & animated creatives and contribute design to game development, web development and video production department.
    • Liaise and oversee design process for client merchandise.
    • Understand design for print and all print requirements including spacing, layout, margins et cetera.
    • Produce pitch decks, marketing decks and digital design for marketing.

    Attributes:

    • A creative drive
    • Willingness to learn all aspects of the creative process
    • Excellent eye for detail
    • Organisational skills
    • Ability to take notes and listen
    • Able to work independently and in a team
    • Ability to articulate design ideas
    • Basic numeracy and literacy

    Essential Skills:

    • Ability to work in a team and contribute to design ideas & concepts
    • Ability to work individually by following specifications
    • Be cordial and professional
    • Be innovative
    • Have good judgement and decision-making skills

    Working Pattern: Actual hours to be confirmed.

    Availability required: Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.30 pm

    Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage for Age

    Role/Responsibilities:

    Prospecting and booking business development meetings. Incentives and bonuses will be paid from the outset against achieved targets.

    • Research skills
    • Generating sales leads
    • Assisting with the preparation of qualified leads and sales pipeline
    • Working with the Marketing Team to prepare sales and marketing collateral
    • Database entry
    • Contacting cold and warm leads
    • Preparing progress reports
    • Preparing meeting information for business development team

    Essential Skills:

    • Ability to self-organise
    • Ability to track and keep comprehensive notes
    • Ability to troubleshoot and use initiative
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal & written

    Preferred Skills:

    • Customer facing experience
    • GCSE grade C or above in English & Maths (or equivalent) preferred but not essential
    • Previous sales and lead generating experience preferred but not essential

    Working Pattern: Actual hours to be confirmed.

    Availability required: Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.30 pm

    Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage for Age

    Role/Responsibilities:

    • Execute a results-driven social media strategy.
    • Develop and curate engaging content for social media platforms.
    • Assist in the creation and editing of written, video, and photo content.
    • Attend events and produce live social media content.
    • Maintain unified brand voice across different social media channels.
    • Collaborate with the graphic design team to create a social media calendar.
    • Monitor social media channels for industry trends.
    • Interact with users and respond to social media messages, inquiries, and comments.
    • Review analytics and create reports on key metrics.
    • Assist in the development and management of social media marketing and influencer marketing strategy.

    Essential Skills

    • Have good knowledge of social media platforms
    • Ability to work in a team and contribute to social media ideas
    • Ability to work individually by following specifications
    • Be cordial and professional
    • Be innovative
    • Have good judgement and decision-making skills

    Working Pattern: Actual hours to be confirmed.

    Availability required: Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.30 pm

    Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage for Age

    Role/Responsibilities:

    Providing 1:1 and group tuition across a range of subject areas:

    • English
    • Maths
    • ICT

    Delivering flexible and bespoke training to the participant based on their individual needs

    Providing learners with feedback on their work in a timely and professional manner

    Reporting on the progress of learners to the Director of Learning & the learning team

    Attributes:

    • Passion to develop creative skills
    • Basic new numeracy and literacy
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work well in teams
    • Attention to detail
    • Be able to propose and receive constructive feedback
    • Professional
    • Be able to communicate efficiently both verbally and in written form
    • Organised

    Essential Skills:

    • GCSE grade C or above in English & Maths (or equivalent)
    • Ability to troubleshoot and use initiative
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to use technology to support remote learning

    Preferred Skills:

    1:1 and/or group tuition experience preferred

    Working Pattern: Actual hours to be confirmed.

    Availability required: Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.30 pm

    Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage for Age

    Role/Responsibilities:

    • Assisting the web development team with all aspects of website and application design.
    • Assisting with the testing and maintenance of backend and front-end applications.
    • Brainstorming new tech applications such as digital storage and mobile technology.
    • Collaborating with developers to implement new web features.
    • Keeping up-to-date with the latest technology and programming trends.
    • Converting video, audio, written, and graphic components into compatible formats for the web.
    • Using user feedback to identify and correct problems with a client’s website.
    • Attending client meeting to discuss, scope out requirements in addition to reporting back on progress.

    Attributes:

    • Passion to develop creative skills
    • Basic new numeracy and literacy
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work well in teams
    • Attention to detail
    • Be able to propose and receive constructive feedback
    • Professional
    • Be able to communicate efficiently both verbally and in written form
    • Organised

    Essential Skills:

    • Ability to work in a team and contribute to design ideas & concepts
    • Ability to work individually by following specifications
    • Be cordial and professional
    • Be innovative
    • Have good judgement and decision-making skills

    Working Pattern: Actual hours to be confirmed.

    Availability required: Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.30 pm

    Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage for Age

    INTERESTED?

    Give us a call on 0121 318 6224 or fill out our contact form below!