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Kickstart your career in TV or Music with a 6 month paid internship

Various employers , Across London and the UK,

Job title:

Kickstart your career in TV or Music with a 6 month paid internship

Employer Name:

Various employers

Vacancy Location:

Across London and the UK. Please refer to the job summaries. Across London and the UK

About the Apprenticeship :

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
The Kickstart Scheme is a government-funded programme that supports the creation of six months paid work placements for young people aged 16-24 years of age.

You can download a copy of all our current vacancies here

CAN I APPLY?
To be eligible for the scheme, you must be
1. unemployed, and;
2. aged 16-24 and;
3. in receipt of Universal Credit.

If you do not meet all of the criteria listed above, you are not eligible for the Kickstart Scheme.

HOW DO I APPLY?
To apply for a Kickstart Job Placement, you must speak to your jobcentre work coach and ask them to refer you for the job placement(s) you are interested in quoting the following:

• DiVA Kickstart Gateway Number: KSFEA5953D
• The name of the employer,
• The postcode for the vacancy
• The job title

Neither the employer nor DiVA can accept direct applications. You will have to apply directly via your jobcentre work coach.

WHAT PLACEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE?

A list of the companies and job descriptions can be viewed here. You can apply for as many placements as you like.

Weekly Wage:

All Kickstart Employer pay at least the National Minimum Wage. However, some roles do pay considerably more.

Working Week:

You will work a minimum of 25 hours per week - Monday - Friday.

Future prospects description:

A Kickstart placement may lead to a full-time job.

Employer description:

Various employers. Please refer to individual job specifications

Skills required:

Each internship has its own specific skill requirements. However, all applicants must demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills must be IT literate, organisational and time management skills.

Personal Qualities:

In addition to any specific requirement in the job descriptions, all applicants must be able to demonstrate a passion for building a career in the TV or music industry.

Qualifications Required:

No formal qualifications are required. However, you should meet the application requirements of individual roles.

 

 

Important Other information:

To be eligible for the scheme, you must be
1. unemployed, and;
2. aged 16-24 and;
3. in receipt of Universal Credit.

If you do not meet all of the criteria listed above, you are not eligible for the Kickstart Scheme.

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HOW DO I APPLY?
To apply for a Kickstart Job Placement, you must speak to your jobcentre work coach and ask them to refer you for the job placement(s) you are interested in quoting the following:

• DiVA Kickstart Gateway Number: KSFEA5953D
• The name of the employer,
• The postcode for the vacancy
• The job title

Neither the employer nor DiVA can accept direct applications. You will have to apply directly via your jobcentre work coach.

About the training:

Employability support will be provided by DiVA You will attend seven workshops over the course of your placement. They will happen the last Wednesday of the month. They will be held virtually.

  • Induction on the programme: (includes time management, organisational skills, managing your manager and effective communication)
  • Introduction to the Creative Industries
  • Personal Branding: How to build and manage your personal brand at work and online
  • How to build and Network effectively
  • Money Management: how to establish a side hustle and work as a freelancer
  • Prove Your Passion on Paper: CV writing
  • Prove Your Passion in Person: Interview skills

Workshops last three hours and contain a mix of taught session and masterclasses with industry guests.

Specific Questions:

Not applicable.

Application closes:

*Due to the high volume of interest we have in many of our vacancies it is not always possible to respond to every application.