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Young Freelancer
London Transport Museum

Opportunity closes: 19th May 2021
Type: Freelance
Based: London
Salary: max £14 per Hour

Website: ltmuseum.co.uk

London Transport Museum (LTM), located in the heart of Covent Garden, tells the story of the Capital city’s transport heritage. It is a thriving hub, celebrating London’s fascinating past and engaging people in debate about its future.

LTM are looking for 6 Young Freelancers to support the delivery and development of activities across the museum over the course of a year. These roles will run from Monday 28 June 2021 to Friday July 1 2022. Young Freelancers work on a project by project basis and are paid £13.56 per hour for all briefs, and £6.78 per hour for all training.

What is a Young Freelancer?

The Young Freelancer role is a paid role for young Londoners aged 18-25 looking to develop skills, experience and networks in the cultural sector. As part of your role we will provide training to help you establish yourself as a freelancer. You will then be offered different briefs and opportunities throughout the year from teams across the museum.

The Young Freelancer role offers a flexible, alternative and paid route into a career in the cultural sector where you can build your experience and confidence to find the career you want while being paid, trained and supported.

Young Freelancers receive support and training from the Museum’s Young People’s Skills Programme whilst learning on the job and a mentor from Arts Emergency. Young Freelancers will also have the opportunity to work at other organisations in the cultural and heritage sector, giving you opportunities to develop a strong portfolio of experience and a great network.

What are we looking for?

The Young Freelancers programme is a development role for young people, we do not have minimum educational or work experience requirements but are looking for people who are:

· Aged 18 – 25, wishing to learn and gain new skills

· Problem-solvers

· Excellent communicators

· Able to work within a team

· Enthusiastic about museums and working in the cultural sector

· Want to support others to be their best

· Able to organise their own time effectively

For more information and how to apply visit: https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/about/opportunities/young-people#opportunities

How To Apply

We are also running Online Information Session where you can meet a young person who has worked with us before, find out more about the roles available and ask any questions on:

  • Wednesday 5 May, 4-5pm
  • Monday 10 May, 11-12pm
  • Friday 14 May, 4-5pm

For more information and how to apply visit: https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/about/opportunities/young-people#opportunities