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We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Creative UK value difference and celebrate the creativity that it brings. We are continuously building our expertise to connect, invest, support and champion the UK creative industries.

Take a look at the latest job opportunities or learn more about our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and wellness

General Vacancies

Freelancer, Event Production Manager

We are seeking a Production Manager for our annual Creative Coalition festival which takes place in Q1 of 2022. Creative Coalition is a 3-day festival conference made up of keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops and a multitude of cultural and informative sessions. Last year’s speakers included Director & Screenwriter Sir Steve McQueen, Director of Creative Diversity at the BBC June Sarpong, Ruby Wax, Connie Huq, Jefferson Hack, George The Poet.

The role will be working to support the Head of Festival & Sponsorship and as part of a larger vibrant collaborative team, delivering innovative, creative, technical projects for a variety of prestigious clients both in live and hybrid/virtual environments. You must be highly organised with impeccable attention to detail, self-motivated and a need to be in control! You will be confident dealing with both colleagues, sponsors and partners at a senior level and not afraid to chase up with people when required in order to keep to deadlines.

CONTRACT: Must be available to start end November 2021, fixed term until mid-February 2022.

FEE: up to £200* per day, up to 15 days per month

LOCATION: UK WIDE REMOTE, on-site requirement on event days

TO APPLY: Email a cover note and CV along with your daily fee to recruitment@creativeindustriesfederation.com by midday on 17th November 2021. *inclusive of any applicable VAT

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Kickstart Placements

Kickstart Placement: Trainee Finance Assistant

The introduction of the UK government Kickstart Scheme brings an exciting opportunity to create a new role for a young aspiring finance professional with an interest in the creative sector. You will receive training and support throughout the placement with clear development objectives. Placements will develop knowledge and skills of the finance function and general administration whilst bringing a young fresh perspective to the impact we can make across the creative sector.

If you want to learn about how a finance function operates and looking to begin or build your accountancy skills, then we want to hear from you!

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CONTRACT: 25 hours per week, 6 months

PAY: 100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on your age)

LOCATION: UK WIDE, preference proximity to Manchester. Office working will be flexible. All on boarding and training will be done by Video Conference, placements will be provided with the necessary equipment to work from home.

TO APPLY: Are you 16 – 24 year olds and on universal credit? If so, you can apply via a job coach at your local Job Centre Plus quoting vacancy ID:

V0000295294

Applications cannot be accepted if sent directly to Creative England.

Application is simply by cover note and CV to your job coach by 30th November 2021.

We are planning on holding interviews as/when applications are submitted so may close the deadline sooner once an appointment is made.

Interviews will take place by MS Teams Video Call.

Kickstart Placement: Trainee HR & Operations Assistant

The introduction of the UK government Kickstart Scheme brings an exciting opportunity to create a new role for a young aspiring HR professional with an interest in supporting people in the creative sector. You will receive training and support throughout the placement with clear development objectives and scope to continue into longer-term employment. Placements will develop knowledge and skills of HR and business administration, whilst bringing a young fresh perspective to the support we provide to our creative workforce.

If you are passionate about people, looking to begin or build on your administrative skills, then we want to hear from you!

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CONTRACT: 25 hours per week, 6 months

PAY: 100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on your age)

LOCATION: Greater Manchester including remote working from home

TO APPLY: Are you 16 – 24 year olds and on universal credit? If so, you can apply via a job coach at your local Job Centre Plus  quoting vacancy ID: V0000290091

Applications cannot be accepted if sent directly to Creative England.

Application is simply by cover note and CV to your job coach by 30 November 2021.

We are planning on holding interviews as/when applications are submitted so may close the deadline sooner once an appointment is made.

Interviews will take place by MS Teams Video Call.

Kickstart Placement: Trainee Investment Research Assistant

The introduction of the UK government Kickstart Scheme brings an exciting opportunity to create a new role for a young aspiring researcher within the creative industries investment space. You will receive training and support throughout the placement with clear development objectives. Placements will develop knowledge and skills of the creative industry investment landscape, whilst bringing a young fresh perspective to the support we provide to industry.

If you are passionate about the creative industries, looking to begin or build on your administrative and research skills, then we want to hear from you!

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CONTRACT: 25 hours per week, 6 months

PAY: 100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on your age)

LOCATION: UK wide, flexible office/home working, preference within proximity to Bristol

TO APPLY: Are you 16 – 24 year olds and on universal credit? If so, you can apply via a job coach at your local Job Centre Plus  quoting vacancy ID: V0000295267

Applications cannot be accepted if sent directly to Creative England.

Application is simply by cover note and CV to your job coach by 30 November 2021.

We are planning on holding interviews as/when applications are submitted so may close the deadline sooner once an appointment is made.

Interviews will take place by MS Teams Video Call.

Kickstart Placement: Trainee Partnerships Assistant, Creative Industries

The introduction of the UK government Kickstart Scheme brings an exciting opportunity to create a new role for a young aspiring partnerships or business development professional with an interest in the creative sector. You will receive training and support throughout the placement with clear development objectives and scope to continue into longer-term employment. Placements will develop knowledge and skills of account, database management and general administration whilst bringing a young fresh perspective to the impact we can make across the creative sector.

If you are passionate about building a career within the creative sector, database management, administrative and business development skills, then we want to hear from you!

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CONTRACT: 25 hours per week, 6 months

PAY: 100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on your age)

LOCATION: UK wide, flexible office/home working, preference within proximity to London

TO APPLY: Are you 16 – 24 year olds and on universal credit? If so, you can apply via a job coach at your local Job Centre Plus

Applications cannot be accepted if sent directly to Creative England.

Application is simply by cover note and CV to your job coach by 31 December 2021.

We are planning on holding interviews as/when applications are submitted so may close the deadline sooner once an appointment is made.

Interviews will take place by MS Teams Video Call.

Kickstart Placement: Trainee Policy Research Assistant, Creative Industries

The introduction of the UK government Kickstart Scheme brings an exciting opportunity to create a new role for a young aspiring researcher with an interest in the creative sector. You will receive training and support throughout the placement with clear development objectives and scope to continue into longer-term employment. Placements will develop knowledge and skills of research, database and project administration whilst bringing a young fresh perspective to the impact we can make across the creative sector. If you are passionate about building research and administration skills, then we want to hear from you!

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CONTRACT: 25 hours per week, 6 months

PAY: 100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on your age)

LOCATION: UK wide, flexible office/home working, preference within proximity to Greater Manchester

TO APPLY: Are you 16 – 24 year olds and on universal credit? If so, you can apply via a job coach at your local Job Centre Plus quoting vacancy ID: V0000290097

Applications cannot be accepted if sent directly to Creative England.

Application is simply by cover note and CV to your job coach by 30 November 2021.

We are planning on holding interviews as/when applications are submitted so may close the deadline sooner once an appointment is made.

Interviews will take place by MS Teams Video Call.

Kickstart Placement: Trainee Project Assistant

The introduction of the UK government Kickstart Scheme brings an exciting opportunity to create a new role for a young aspiring project professional with an interest in learning about screen businesses (Film, TV, games). You will receive training and support throughout the placement with clear development objectives. Placements will develop knowledge and skills of project, events and general administration whilst bringing a young fresh perspective to the impact we can make across the creative sector.

If you are passionate about the creative sector and an interest in developing skills as a project administrator, then we want to hear from you!

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CONTRACT: 25 hours per week, 6 months

PAY: 100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on your age)

LOCATION: UK wide, flexible office/home working, preference within proximity to Bristol

TO APPLY: Are you 16 – 24 year olds and on universal credit? If so, you can apply via a job coach at your local Job Centre Plus quoting vacancy ID: V0000290125

Applications cannot be accepted if sent directly to Creative England.

Application is simply by cover note and CV to your job coach by 30 November 2021.

We are planning on holding interviews as/when applications are submitted so may close the deadline sooner once an appointment is made.

Interviews will take place by MS Teams Video Call.