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Marketing & Events Assistant (Kickstart Scheme)

To support the marketing and events team in the delivery of a successful Big House programme for the organisation, as well as supporting the Marketing Manager with the general marketing of the Creative Quarter.


To apply for this Kickstart Role, you must be:
- between the ages of 16 and 24
- Unemployed and registered for Universal Credit

To apply, please speak to your Job Centre work coach and ask to be referred to this role.

The Creative Quarter is an economic development agency located in Nottingham, supporting the start up and growth of creative and digital businesses in the Hockley, Lace Market and Sneinton areas, and across the city of Nottingham.

The Big House is a business support project to help Creative and Digital businesses to start up and grow. It is delivered by a partnership of 7 organisations across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, including the Creative Quarter. The Big House provides support to entrepreneurs and established businesses in the form of workshops, network events and one-to-one advice.

The successful candidate will work with the Creative Quarter team on all aspects of marketing and events admin with regards to both The Creative Quarter and The Big House, and work will include managing databases, using social media, writing copy, updating websites.

Essential Skills & Knowledge:

- Good standard of numeracy and literacy.
- Strong IT skills including knowledge and application of Microsoft Office; Word, Excel and Outlook are essential as well as good keyboard/typing skills.
- Knowledge and experience of various forms of social media including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
- Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure with a calm approach.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work well within a team as well as independently.

This is a part-time role for 25 hours pers week and it contracted for 6 months.

More Information and application details


Listed by:
Creative Quarter Nottingham
Contract Type:
Part Time, Contract
Creative Quarter
National Minimum Wage
Closing Date:

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Creative Quarter Nottingham

Nottingham's Creative Quarter Company is an economic development agency owned jointly by Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham City Council that encourages the growth of Nottingham’s creative and digital economy.


Modern urban living in and amongst refurbished lace factories and warehouses. On-trend independent retailers and many bars, restaurants, cafés, galleries, arts cinema and theatres. A buzz in the daytime and a rhythm at night.

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Nottingham Trent University, the UK’s University of the Year, has a Creative Quarter campus. Nottingham College is investing £58m in a new skills hub. Confetti is expanding fast. Metronome is open for business and learning.

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Easy-access offices and workshops. Co-working and incubator spaces. Top-notch commercial premises. CQ supports entrepreneurs and creative businesses before they start trading, to start trading, and to grow.

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Investment and business location in Nottingham support the growth of our creative economy. The Creative Quarter offers the right skills, the right location and the best opportunities in the East Midlands’ fastest growing city.

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