Kickstart Job Placements

Location: Various

Contract: Fixed term

Artswork is recruiting for a variety of different Kickstart roles, all  across the South East region.  You will need to be dedicated, hardworking and willing to learn new skills. The programme includes a training package to prepare you for the start of your work, and work placements in creative settings.

In order to be eligible for these roles, you must have been referred by your job centre and have an Introduction ID number.

An interest in arts and culture would be an advantage – but we very much want your contribution.

To find out more, please download our Kickstart Recruitment Pack below:

Kickstart Recruitment Pack

We are looking for the following roles. Click on each heading to find out more:

2 x Museum Programming Assistant (based Portsmouth)

2 x Arts and Museums Programming Assistant (based Bournemouth & Poole)

2 x Research and Development Assistant (based Isle of Wight)

2 x Inclusion and Diversity Assistant (based Southampton)

2 x Programme Development Assistant (based Southampton)

2 Marketing Assistant (based Southampton)

2 x Research and Development Assistant – Education (based Southampton)

2 x Research and Development Assistant – City of Culture (based Southampton)

5 x Organisational Consultancy Assistant (based Southampton)

1 x Administrative Assistant (based Caterham)

1 x Social Media/Digital Marketing Assistant (based Caterham)

2 x Social Media/Digital Marketing Assistant (based Southampton)

Please complete the Kickstart Application form, available below, and send via email to

Kickstart Application Form

Applications may be made in any format you feel most comfortable with (e.g. Large Print, tape, Braille or British Sign Language on DVD or video). When using an alternative format please use the same headings.

Following applications, the shortlisted candidates will then have a short 30 minute interview via Zoom.

We also ask for an Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form to be completed because Artswork is committed to equality and diversity in employment and all aspects of its programme and operation. No person applying to work with Artswork shall receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, disability, HIV status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or racial origin, religious belief, marital status, sexuality, age, responsibility for dependants or spent unrelated criminal convictions.