Job title

Admin Assistant 
 

Employer Name

Small Green Shoots
Vacancy Location:

 

Tile yard Studios, 105 Blundell Street, N7 9BN
Required Days 3 days per week – 24 hours

 

Pay  

National Minimum Wage + Pension & Benefits

 

 

About the Role

 

 

Based at our new office in Kings Cross, you will be a part of a dynamic, fast paced and highly motivated team who are passionate about music, events and content. We hope to transform the lives of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, giving them an opportunity to engage with music and the arts, using these experiences as a springboard for their future career. You will have a level of autonomy in your role and will be working towards developing a career in Administration. Reporting to the Administration Manager, you will act as an Administration Assistant; helping to manage Small Green Shoots accounts and other administrative duties.

 

Camden and Islington Residents focused, but other applicants considered.

 

 

The Small Green Shoots Low Down;

 

Small Green Shoots is an NPO & Registered charity founded in 2010 by CEO/FOUNDER Natalie Wade. Our mission is to simply Change Lives. We have several strands to what we do as an organisation.

 

Bid Writing & Consultancy; We support artists/creative/project managers in the industry obtain the appropriate funding to assist them in their work.

 

Outreach Programmes: We deliver a range of funded outreach programmes, targeted at engaging vulnerable and at risk young people.

Shoots Programme; Our entire organisation is run by the shoots! We provide the right training and skills tailored to each individual shoot, to prepare them for their careers in the industry.

 

 

Employer Details

 

Employer Description:

 

As one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations, Small Green Shoots has also piloted and developed our comprehensive and successful Young Shoots Programme.

Offering an alternative route into the workplace, each year this initiative offers young people the opportunity to manage our events, and to benefit from placements in companies like Insanity Records, Columbia Records and Wieden + Kennedy.

As one of the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations, Small Green Shoots has also piloted and developed the comprehensive and successful Young Shoots Programme.

 

Offering an alternative route into the workplace, each year this initiative offers young people the opportunity to manage our events, activities, and projects and will also benefit from placements in companies like Insanity Records, Columbia Records and Wieden + Kennedy.

 

From the get-go they are mentored in all facets of event management – from bid-writing and brainstorming, through to media management, marketing, and even basic accountancy. By developing transferable and practical skills, Small Green Shoots helps young people open doors and create long term careers within the hugely competitive creative industries sector.

 

 

 

 

About the Candidate

 

Skills required:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Professional.
• Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work on own and as part of a team.
• Organisational skills and attention to detail.
• Able to manage time well.
• Self-motivated and reliable.
• Basic Accounting and systems experience
• Microsoft 365 proficient
• Organisational skills.
• Database experience preferable.

 

 

Personal Qualities:

 

 

• Flexible.
• Excellent coordination skills.
• Keen to work as part of a busy team.
• Be able to use initiative.
• Ready to travel at short notice.
• A ‘can do’ attitude.

Professional and friendly demeanour.

 

How to Apply

 

 

To apply for this vacancy, you must send your Cover Letter and CV to Gemma Fox gemma@smallgreenshoots.co.uk by Friday 24th September 2021 at 6pm.

 

 

Interview Dates:

Wednesday 29th September 2021
 

 

Thursday 30th September 2021