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Kickstart Community Administrator

In this highly interactive role, the post holder will work closely with the Festival Bridge team and Creative Arts East to ensure that the people employed through the Kickstart scheme feel part of a supportive, collaborative community of peers, where they are able to voice their needs, share ideas and help to shape an ongoing programme of support for people at the beginning of their creative and cultural career.

What is Kickstart?

Kickstart is a national scheme creating job placements for young people aged 16 – 24 accessing universal credit. Each placement lasts six months. We are working with a group of creative employers across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Peterborough and Suffolk to offer approximately 120 placements.  Our aim is that Kickstart participants should feel part of a lively and supportive community, should be able to access the training they need and should be confident in their next steps when their placement is completed.


Due to the purpose of the scheme, current eligibility criteria for Kickstart applicants are:

  • Aged 16-24
  • Claiming Universal Credit
  • In receipt of no other earned income

How to apply?

Applicants will need to be referred by their work coach and will then need to submit a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form, supplied by your work coach, to 

If you would rather submit section 2 and 3 of the application form by video, please use a common format such as MOV, MP4 or AVI and submit this alongside your application. For the supporting statement in section 3 of the application form, we encourage you to use examples to demonstrate how your skills and experience meet the criteria in the person specification.

If you require the forms in large print or would like a paper copy posting to you, please contact

Applicants not referred through the Job Centre Plus or without a completed application form will not be considered.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon Wednesday 3 November 2021.

Download the Job Description