Description:

Main Responsibilities 

The Project Assistant will support the creative team on projects such as British Art Show 9 in Wolverhampton and Sparks (part of Birmingham 2022 Cultural Programme) – attending meetings, creative sessions, events etc to ensure smooth running. The role also involves visiting projects across the Black Country to gather content for social media and website updates for CBC. Behind the scenes support with administration and planning. 

 

Core Duties: 

Imagine the person actually doing this job. What are they doing on a day to day, week to week basis. Be as clear and concise as you can be. It will help people see themselves in the role: 

Assisting with Event Coordination:  

Attending project briefings 

Assisting project queries with artists, producers, participants   

Project set–up tasks e.g. confirming with venue, artists and participants  

General administrative support e.g. notes from meetings 

Support project producers with event coordination and delivery  

Support projects debrief and evaluation support  

Planning for future projects  

Assisting with Digital content and Marketing: 

Writing, editing and sharing website/blog updates about CBC’s work  

Creating social media content for various platforms including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok 

Sub-titles to videos to make them accessible (training will be provided)  

Ensuring brand guidelines in place  

Support with developing Marketing/Communications toolkits  

 

General Duties: Adhere to CBC/SCVO processes, policies and procedures, particularly GDPR data protection legislation and health and safety best practices around social distancing. 

Ensure compliance with all relevant funding conditions and reporting requirements  

Act as a point of contact for external enquiries and communication 

Work in a way which celebrates diversity in practice, programmes and projects and encourages best practice 

Act as a positive advocate of CBC at all times 

Ensure that safeguarding and health & safety policies are observed and positively implemented 

Carry out any other reasonable duties as required and agreed with your line manager – Creative Director 

 

Requirements:

You need to be 18-25 years old and on Universal Credit.

 

Skills required:

  

Good communication skills as you’ll need to talk with artists, audiences and other team members  

Excellent written skills to write about projects 

Be independent and have confidence to travel to project locations (by public transport or car) 

Punctual and reliable 

Able to use Word, Excel, Outlook 

Experience of using social media including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok 

Ability to learn film editing/subtitling with support given 

Photography or film making skills would be desirable 

Training to be provided:

Creative Alliance will provide the Kickstart Placement with a mentor to provide ongoing support to effectively integrate them into the culture of the company and help them understand the professional standards we work to. 

They will receive external employability support from Creative Alliance who will help them produce a new CV and portfolio so they can compete for marketing positions after their six months on the Kickstart scheme.

Personal Qualities:

Enthusiastic and committed 

Keen to learn and develop skills, and willingness to embrace change 

Ability to think independently and work within a team 

Punctual and Reliable;

Things to consider:
You need to be 18-25 years old and on Universal Credit.
Future prospects:
Possible progression into apprenticeship and future employment opportunity
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