Sheffield Futures
Sheffield Futures
Sheffield Futures
Sheffield Futures
Sheffield Futures
Sheffield Futures

Kickstart Communications Assistant

Job Title

Kickstart Communications Assistant (Temporary 6-month contract)




Job Description

Kickstart Communications Assistant (Temporary 6-month contract) 

Hours Per Week: 25 Salary: £9.50 per hour 


Sheffield Futures is an independent charity, supporting communities and helping young people to achieve their full potential in learning, employment and life. 


We are offering this exciting opportunity as a part of the Department of Work and Pensions’ Kickstart scheme for a candidate to join our Communications and Marketing Team for a fixed term period of six months. 


The Role 

As a Kickstart Communications Assistant, you will support the Communications and Marketing team to deliver Sheffield Futures’ communications and marketing strategy to support business objectives and build our profile and awareness with target audiences. This role will also involve producing written communications for a range of audiences including web copy, social media content and more. 


The Candidate 

The ideal candidate will have a passion for digital media and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You will also have excellent accuracy and attention to detail and a working knowledge of Windows packages, good IT skills and an ability to communicate a range of sensitive matters. The candidate will also need the ability to work on own initiative, but also to work closely with the Communications and Marketing Coordinator as required. having achieved GCSEs in English Language and Literature at Grade 6-9 (or A-B) is essential. 


This role requires a basic DBS check. 


Closing Date: 9am, Friday 25th June 2021                           Interviews: Afternoons of 4th, 18th and 25th June as appropriate


If you meet the Kickstart programme criteria, and the criteria set out above, and would like to apply for this position, please contact your work coach via the Department of Work and Pensions in the first instance for further information. Please note applications must be made on the Sheffield Futures application form and be received with notification from your Work Coach by the above deadline to be considered. For clarity interviews will be held weekly during the period of advertisement and Sheffield Futures reserve the right to amend the closing date for these posts should successful applicants be appointed earlier.


Sheffield Futures is committed to: promoting diversity in the workplace and to equality of opportunities; safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults. Charity Registration Number 1044940 

Application Form Kickstart Communications Assistant


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