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Reference: 71054

Date Added: 14 May 2019
Closing Date: 19 May 2019

Job Title: Communications Assistant & EA to CEO

Working For: Creative Access

Location: London

Salary: London Living Wage and above

Job Details

Creative Access is a not-for-profit organisation set up to bring new talent to the creative industries. It provides opportunities for paid internship for young people of graduate (or equivalent) standard from under-represented black, Asian, and other minority ethnic backgrounds (BAME) or those from a lower socioeconomic background. It aims to improve their chances of securing full-time jobs and, in the longer term, increase diversity and address the imbalance in the sector.

The successful candidate will assist with the day-to-day administration relating to recruitment, events, and our support programme for Creative Access interns and alumni. The role will involve working across all areas – from liaising with candidates and clients, university outreach and assisting with high profile events, to gathering content, research and marketing. You will also play a key role in supporting the Chief Executive, Josie Dobrin who was included in the book industry’s 100 most influential people, two years running, by The Bookseller.


  • Promoting the work of Creative Access, interns and alumni via press and social media
  • Write blogs and news items for the Creative Access website
  • Creating newsletters for employer partners, interns and candidate database
  • Supporting the organisation of induction days, masterclasses and creative industry showcases
  • Attending events to represent Creative Access
  • Provide admin support to the CEO
  • Support the Creative Access development scheme
  • Posting our roles on our website, recruitment system and university job boards
  • Assisting with email enquiries, media companies and candidates
  • Creating presentations and posters


  • An interest in diversity issues and a genuine interest in what is going on across the creative sector
  • Hardworking, detail orientated and a team player
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programmes, especially Excel
  • Good social media skills and experience across multiple platforms
  • Experience of Mailchimp, Canva, WordPress and Hootsuite would be ideal
  • Good time management, with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple deadlines

Closing Date: 19 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Start date: May 27 2019

Application Details

For further information, please email recruit@creativeaccess.org.uk.

To apply, please see the full job description at https://creativeaccess.org.uk/opportunity/communications-assistant-ea-to-ceo/, and upload the following as one document:

  • Your CV
  • Your cover letter (applications without a tailored cover letter will NOT be accepted)
  • Outline your most relevant skills and experiences that would make you a strong candidate for this role
  • Tell us what you would like to gain from this opportunity

Website: http://creativeaccess.org.uk

Additional Notes

15th May 2019 - The application instructions have been updated.