As part of the ‘Routes to Ambition’ programme, The Positive Youth Foundation are looking for a Creative Programmes Co-ordinator to lead on our offer to young people who are in need of additional support in relation to their personal, emotional and social wellbeing.
The successful candidate will be a highly-focussed creative industry-related professional with extensive knowledge of how creative programmes such as music, art and performance opportunities can create positive outcomes for young people across Coventry. With at least 3 years’ experience in similar programmes, the successful candidate will have knowledge of local opportunities, including; a detailed understanding of the local creative context, practitioners and relevant partners we would need to work with to maximise opportunities for young people. You will also have experience of delivering medium to large-scale events and performances, as we seek to celebrate the achievements of young people.
Working across community venues, the role will be highly focussed in finding solutions to challenges faced by young people.
This is a full-time position, fixed term until December 2019. This will really allow you to make a difference and watch young people you support flourish.
The task ahead will not be without challenges, so we want a highly motivated, driven, resilient and charismatic person!
Salary band: £18,500-£21,500
Application Deadline: 10th November 2017
Further information/application packs available by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Routes to Ambition is part funded by the European Social Fund and has been designed to give disengaged young people in Coventry the boost they need to be able to fulfil their potential. Young people will benefit from high quality support to help them into education, training and jobs.
Routes to Ambition will support at least 1,045 Coventry residents who are over the age of 15 and currently at risk of becoming disengaged from education, training or employment. 60% of participants will come from priority wards.
Routes to Ambition brings together 5 partners, each with extensive experience and expertise of supporting young people who require more individualised and intensive support.