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Creative Assistant
The Student View (STEP)

Opportunity closes: 31st Mar 2023
Type: Fixed-Term Job
Based: London
Salary: London Living Wage

Website: anewdirection.org.uk
Instagram: @goodgrowthhub

The Student View is a media literacy charity that trains young people how to spot misinformation and as local news reporters. We want every child to have a high-quality media literacy education so that they can thrive in society and have their voice heard in things that matter to them.

We are looking for a Creative Assistant to join us at The Student View, within our Social Media & Marketing team. You will be reporting directly to our Executive Director and Social Media Consultant, and be working on a host of cool and exciting content. The right candidate will have hands-on experience with social media design across channels such as Instagram, YouTube, Tik Tok, and commercial experience working as part of a team. This person will also spend a percentage of their time at events, doing photography/videography, so this experience is essential.

About STEP:

STEP is a training programme for young East Londoners local to the Olympic Park, who are ready to bring ideas, creative energy and perspectives to the creative and cultural sector.

You must be;

  • Aged 18 to 30
  • Resident of Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest and have attended school or college in these boroughs

Through STEP, you’ll get paid London Living Wage over a 12-month training programme to develop a range of skills and creative approaches and build on your network across different organisations or departments. You’ll complete a work-based placement, grow as part of a peer network, take part in regular professional development workshops, and get a budget to produce a collaborative project. We’ll also connect you with a specialist industry mentor, provide careers coaching and continue to offer support as part of our community after the programme.

Skills and Experience:

  • Creative ideas
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Proactive
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Experience in using Google Drive/Workspace applications i.e., Google Sheets
  • Experience in creative platforms such as Canva would be desirable
  • Experience in Social Media/Marketing

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with TSV on Marketing, Social media and storytelling
  • Work with TSV department leads on creative briefs
  • Research trends and scope
  • Work on content with TSV Fellows for socials, web and blog
  • Support the maintenance of the TSV Brand Guidelines

How To Apply

Complete our STEP application form by 10am on Friday 31 March, you can upload video or audio responses