Creative Employment Programme - Projects

Building A Creative Nation

Creative Arts East has been successful in securing funding from the Creative Employment Programme to work with organisations and freelancers across Norfolk, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire to create paid internships and apprenticeships for unemployed young people aged 16 - 24.
There are certain criteria you must meet in order to be eligible to apply for a Creative Employment Programme funded internship. At the time of applying you must be aged 18 to 24 years old and you must be registered as unemployed with Jobcentre Plus. These eligibility criteria have been approved by the Department of Work and Pensions. All applicants will be checked as eligible to apply before being asked to interview.
You must be aged 16-24 to apply for an apprenticeship and apply through the channels provided.
Below are the current opportunities available. Please note that all Creative Employment Programme appointments must be made and in post by 30 September 2016.

Current Opportunities

Marketing & Fundraising Assistant Internship
The post will also involve contribution to the marketing & fundraising policy of the Norwich Arts Centre, with a focus on supporting the Front of House Managers / Marketing & Press Officers.
Preferred Skills
* Good interpersonal, communication and team skills.
* Excellent customer service & I.T skills.
* Experience of marketing events.
* Basic knowledge of Photoshop.
* Experience of a ticketing database sales system.
* Experience in fundraising activities.
30 hours per week
6 month contract
Minimum Wage
Closing date 23.9.16
Interview date 28.9.16
There is eligibility criteria for internships which are as follows; anyone applying must be 18-24, registered as unemployed with the Jobcentre and claiming some sort of unemployed related benefit.
LMS number is NOS/152398
Email Bradley Glasspoole at with CV and covering letter, or for a full job description

Iceni Partnership, Swaffham
Arts Event Administrator Internship
If you are passionate about the arts and have an organised approach to work, our Arts Event Administrator internship could be for you.
Required start date: Week beginning 26th September 2016
Job Description
In your position as an arts administrator you will manage activities and projects including:
* arts and cultural festivals
* working with community and disability arts organisations
* working with local authorities and arts councils
* working with galleries and local museum
* adding value to established weekly, monthly and annual events
We rely heavily on funding, you will be helped to apply for grants both small and medium sized
You will be responsible for marketing and managing performances/audiences and keeping on top of finance and matters
Arts administrator role includes:
* planning and organising logistics related to events, buildings, performers or artists and other personnel
* press liaison and public relations
* working to secure funding
* writing or contributing to publications which accompany events and activities
* arranging performances, artists, venues, catering and sale of tickets
* marketing a performance or event through social media, advertising, websites, posters and attracting media coverage
* planning and managing budgets
* development of new projects and initiatives in consultation with arts professionals and key stakeholders (e.g. local authorities, local government and communities and regional arts boards)
* taking responsibility for operational and office management issues such as venue accessibility, health and safety issues and building maintenance
* implementing and maintaining office and information systems
* reporting to line managers and directors
Person specification
Ideally the candidate will have qualifications and/or experience in some of the following:
* arts administration options in other arts-related courses
* art history
* arts management
* business-related studies, e.g. finance, logistics, marketing, human resources
* English and literary studies
* events and entertainment management
* performing arts
* visual arts and design
You will need to show:
* good communication, team work, interpersonal and organisational skills
* knowledge of, and an interest in, the arts
* ability to work independently, meet deadlines and manage a number of projects at the same time and with accuracy
* awareness of the specific arts activities and events in the area in which you are applying
* knowledge of political and economic issues affecting the arts sector
* administrative skills and experience of working to budgets
* excellent IT skills including spreadsheets, social media and database management
* high-quality customer service
The contract will be for 30 hours a week for six months at £7.20 ph
You will be due any holiday during the six month contract as per legislation pro rata
You may be expected to work some weekends and/or evenings, some hours can be flexible to suit given 7 days notice
Applying for the position
If you wish to apply for this position please contact your local Jobcentre Plus (and quote the following LMS reference: Der/27051 and UC-Pro-117902) to ensure you are eligible before applying.
The Iceni Partnership is an equal opportunities employer, who is actively seeking to employ people currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector. This includes young people, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.
We will accept written applications including CV's.
All applications should be sent to Don Saunders, Iceni Partnership, Swaffham Community Centre, Campingland, Swaffham PE37 7RB by 5pm on 12th September 2016.
We anticipate the interview date will be on 16th September 2016

Arts Project Manager Intern (20Twenty Productions and Active Learning Trust)
Location: 20Twenty Productions, March Town Hall
£6.75 hourly rate for 30 hours a week
Hours of work: Monday to Friday hours to be agreed
Line Manager: Katherine Nightingale, 20Twenty Productions
Travel required: Travel will be required (work linked expenses will be reimbursed)

Please apply via your local Jobcentre Plus quoting LMS number ELY/31589
Application is by CV and cover letter.

Job Description
About the Internship
The role will manage a number of discrete projects with and for the ALT primary schools with the aim of promoting and communicating their arts and cultural provision between classes, between schools and to the wider community including parents. Some of these projects will be with individual schools especially with Isle of Ely Primary helping them to make the new school building a lively and creative environment. Some projects may involve more than one school: shared exhibitions or displays for example.
The internship will work with teachers and children to agree and deliver the project activity. These will include creating display galleries in school; telling the story of creative activities through social media channels, newsletters or websites; developing new partnerships with local artists and organisations to reflect children's learning; supporting events with parents; and supporting teachers' activity in the classroom.
This is an internship supported by Young Fenland Cultural Consortium. The role will work with and be supported by the 20Twenty Productions team.
Key duties:
* To specifically support Isle of Ely School with the celebrations around the move to the new building and share creative outputs widely
* To work with Isle of Ely's artist in residence to profile work across the new school and engage parents
* To work with ALT schools to profile their creativity through school display
* To develop galleries in schools to show work
* To explore options where schools could share displays and art work
* To communicate ALT schools creativity to the wider community through a range of media
* To communicate the benefits of cultural education through school displays and communications with the wider community
* Strong interest or experience of working in the arts and project management
* Strong interest or experience of working with schools or with children
* Excellent time management and organisational skills
* Good understanding of social media and online communication
* Good interpersonal skills
* Be enthusiastic, self-motivated and outgoing
* Be able to establish productive relationships with people at all levels
* Have a positive and adaptable approach to problem solving
* Have a basic understanding of financial management
* Be able to work as part of a team
* Experience of using IT packages like Word and Excel
* Have a current driving license and access to own transport
Desirable skills:
* Experience of display, exhibition or gallery curation
The role will be subject to a DBS check.
For more information about this role please contact your local Jobcentre Plus and quote LMS number ELY/31589

Arts Development Internship at Cambridgeshire Music
There are 2 internship opportunities available
Location: Based at Huntingdon
Hours: 30 or 37 hours per week as agreed
Salary: £7.43 hourly rate

Role description

Supporting arts development as part of a music, dance and drama service creating opportunities in schools and arts projects outside of schools.
Training provided to support administration, delivery of activities and project coordination.

Principal Accountabilities
1. Responding to hub partners' and colleagues requests and needs for assistance with projects with professional integrity. General administration tasks including making and receiving telephones calls, photocopying, filing and data collection 20%
2. Prepare marketing material and distribute 10%
3. Work closely and in a professional manner with hub partners as well as supervisors and colleagues; to form good working relationships, meeting Cambridgeshire Behaviours. Communicate and respond in agreed timescales and deliver efficient administration and dialogue with regard to delivered activity. 10%
4. Provide feedback and assessment information through agreed mechanisms or as requested to demonstrate the progress. and development of projects. 15%
5. Shadow staff, tutors and workshop leaders and participate in practical music sessions, contributing to planning and evaluation. 10%
6. Be aware and comply with all Health and Safety requirements, ensuring full and accurate risk management of projects and acting promptly upon concerns especially with regard to safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults. 10%
7. Undertake education courses as agreed with Line Manager and education provider. 25%
8. Take on additional duties as requested by the line manager. 5%
Skills and Attributes
* Numerate, literate and able to utilise IT systems to deliver services.
* Ability to communicate effectively with others.
* Able to work flexibly to meet demands of the service and of partner organisations.
* Able to plan, organise and prioritise own workload.
* Undertake education units throughout the placement.
* Willingness to travel to activity locations
* Experience of instrumental music
* Fast learner with a good eye for detail
* Knowledge of Music Technology.
* Previous experience of working on productions and/or projects.
* Able to provide services in a variety of environments using own initiative and as part of a team.

Additional information for applicants:
To apply for these internships please contact your local Jobcentre Plus and quote LMS number: HUT/60501


Creative Employment Programme (CEP)

£15m fund to support the creation of traineeships, formal apprenticeship and paid internship opportunities in England for young unemployed people aged 16-24 wishing to pursue a career in the arts and cultural sector. Providing part wage grants to employers, both commercial and subsidised, who fall within the Arts Council England's footprint and who create new apprenticeship and internship job opportunities for young unemployed people aged 16-24 in England. Footprint includes Music, Dance, Theatre, Literature, Visual Arts, Contemporary Craft, Combined Arts, Galleries, Circus, Carnival Arts, Museums and Libraries. CEP is managed by Creative and Cultural Skills.

Creative & Cultural Skills: National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural

Supports skills and training needs of the UK's creative and cultural industries; our Skills Academy partnerships are local and national networks of employers and training providers, who are committed to the provision of high quality, industry-relevant education and training, apprenticeships and careers advice; licenced as a Sector Skills Council by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.