Trainee Programme Assistant: Learning & Marketing (Recruit-Ability Programme) – Ref: EE06322

A Positive Action training initiative for disabled people

The Recruit-Ability programme provides paid work experience and training placements for people who have a disability.  Additionally, participants can expect to receive full support, advice and access to training courses.

Please note: 

  • This opportunity is open to disabled applicants only
  • Recruit-Ability is a positive action programme aimed at providing targeted training to disabled people who are under-represented in our workforce. Equality Act (Section 158) applies.
  • You must be new to Walsall Council (no previous/current employed status with this council)
  • You must be new to this type of positive action programme

New Art Gallery Walsall

The New Art Gallery Walsall presents, collects and interprets Art in innovative and challenging ways, welcoming visitors from all over the globe as well as our immediate locality.  We develop a wide range of activities and events to increase the understanding and enjoyment of arts and culture for a range of audiences including schools, colleges, universities, families and community groups.

Trainee Programme Assistant: Learning and Marketing – Ref: EE06322
18.5 hours per week – fixed term for 12 months.
 Actual Training Allowance approx. £9,166.50 per annum (based on a full time training allowance of £18,333 per annum) Pay Award Pending.

We are looking for someone to provide support to the Gallery by offering administrative and practical support to the artistic programme – this will involve assisting the Learning and Engagement Team with workshops and events and assisting the Marketing Team in press and marketing activities.  You will also have the opportunity to provide occasional support to other departments as required.

As well as a familiarity with and an interest in Art, you should be able to use computer packages such as Microsoft Office, have an understanding of how to post content on social media platforms and be able to provide administrative support.

View Placement Description and Specification

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Closing Date: 16th December 2022.