CCI Placement Year: Full-time Promotions Assistant Vacancy 2017-18

The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI) are seeking a committed Promotions Assistant to help with all aspects of the project management and promotion of the Faculty’s events and exhibitions programme, including the planning of the annual Graduation Show. 

Being a member of the Promotions team, you will deliver a diverse range of high quality projects open to the public such as events, pop-up and off-site exhibitions, screenings, live performances and talks. You will gain valuable experience whilst assisting in event programming and will have the opportunity to work directly with creative industries practitioners, academics and researchers.

This full time position would suit a creative student who has excellent English language copy-writing and reporting skills for populating the faculty CCI blog ‘Creative Space‘, whilst having enthusiasm and some experience of organising an event, student show, performance or exhibition or other relevant experience.

You will develop excellent administrative, project management and communication skills, both written and interpersonal, and the role offers the opportunity to further develop CCI’s social media platforms reaching a wide and varied audience.

You must have the ability to deal courteously with a wide range of people from different backgrounds at varying levels from inside and outside the university.

For the full Job Description and Person Specification, click Faculty-Student-Promotions-Assistant-JD-17-18-1

Salary range: £16,618 – £18,412 per annum.

For any questions you have regarding the position (which are not covered in the job description above), please contact Denise Callender, CCI Promotions Manager, T: 023 9284 5197, E: denise.callender@port.ac.uk

For any questions regarding the Placement process, please contact creative-careers@port.ac.uk

How to apply:

You should be registered on an undergraduate degree course in one of the schools within the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries. Unfortunately this position is not open to graduates.

You must be a 2nd year student in the current academic year 2016/17 to apply. 

Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter detailing why you feel you would be suitable for this position, to: creative-careers@port.ac.uk

Closing Date for applications: midnight, Sunday 25th June 2017

Interview date: Week beginning 3rd July – exact date to be confirmed

Start Date: Monday 18th September 2017 (1 year placement position)

Current CCI Promotions Assistant Jaelithe Swan says, “This placement has given me the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects across the Faculty, ranging from exhibition installations to social media skills, events management and meeting admin – all things that I didn’t think I’d be doing at the beginning of my degree. The team have been welcoming and supportive, and the experience I’ve gained so far this year is invaluable.”

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