Upswing Aerial: Kickstart roles for young people

Upswing are offering two roles through the UK Government Kickstart Scheme. We're looking for a part-time Outreach Ambassador and an Administration Assistant to join us in developing new projects. Are you 18-24 years old, on Universal Credit, and looking at developing a career in the arts?

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Posted: 10/03/2022

Upswing are looking for an Outreach Ambassador and an Administration Assistant to join Upswing for the development of a new performance work that will bring together contemporary circus, stand-up comedy and film. 

The Outreach Ambassador will assist Upswing and our two partner theatres Bernie Grant Arts Centre and Brixton House in building audiences and community support.

The Administration Assistant will provide excellent support to the Upswing team in order to help us deliver our exciting programme of work.

These roles will suit anyone who is enthusiastic about the arts (including circus, stand-up comedy and filmmaking), and who is interested in developing skills in community outreach, administrative, marketing and project management. We’re looking for people who are flexible and adaptable with a positive, approachable, can-do attitude.

Type: Part-time, 25 hours over a 3.5 day week – Working day is 09.30 – 17.30
Hourly rate of pay: London Living Wage, £11.05 per hour
Start Date: March 2022
Contract length: 6 months
Location: London UK

Deadline to apply: 5pm, 28th February 2022

You can only apply for this role via your DWP officer.

For application instructions please see our website: https://upswing.org.uk/news/kickstart-scheme-jobs

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of everything Upswing exists to achieve, and we are particularly interested in receiving applications from people with ethnically diverse backgrounds and/or deaf/disabled individuals.

If you have any questions about this role please email info@upswing.org.uk

This role is part of the Kickstart Scheme and applicants must be referred by a DWP officer in order to be eligible. The Kickstart Scheme is for people aged under 25 and on Universal credit. We are unable to consider applications that do not meet this criteria.

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