Kickstart Administration Assistant

We are recruiting for the position of Administration Assistant. This is a part-time six month Kickstart placement for 25 hours per week (normally within office hours Monday to Friday) with an expected start date by Monday 31 May 2021. The role may be extended at the end of the six month period. The post holder will be line managed by the Fundraising Manager and will be based in the office at our Leicester studio (where home working is required a company laptop will be provided and support with broadband).

The post is also supported by training and development delivered by The Mighty Creatives and will include: opportunities to network with other young people working through the Kickstart programme, 1:1 coaching session, interactive webinar, materials & networking. You will also be provided with support to help you progress in your career.

How to apply
The Kickstart scheme is specifically designed for those aged between 16 and 24 who are currently claiming Universal Credit and may be at risk of long-term unemployment. It is being run by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) so your local Jobcentre will be able to run you through the specific criteria, and help you find out whether you are eligible. Please get in contact with your DWP / Universal Credit work coach and inform them that you are applying for this opportunity.

To apply please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter stating your suitability for the role to: by the closing date.

Closing date for applications: Friday 21 May 2021, 12pm midday.

Salary: The role is supported by the government Kickstart programme and will be paid at National Minimum wage according to age (16-18 Years £4.62 per hour, 18-20 years £6.56 per hour, 21-22 years £8.36 per hour, 23 years plus £8.91).

We recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce and are actively seeking team members to represent the diverse community around us. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and lived experiences and encourage candidates from a wide range of ages, backgrounds and lifestyles to apply.