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Arts Council EnglandLondon

Policy Officer Apprentice

£24,433.00 - Annually

Part-time

Higher
Start: 06 December 2021
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Why We Need You
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Throughout the time within this role, your responsibilities will increase as your training progresses, and as you become more experienced and confident.

At the start of your apprenticeship, duties may include:

  • Supporting project management
  • Booking rooms for colleagues
  • Taking notes at meetings, and producing minutes
  • Supporting the organisation of meetings and events, including managing invitations and organising catering and refreshments
  • Monitoring budgets and dealing with suppliers

By the end of your apprenticeship, your responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking desk-based research into specific policy topics relating to Children & Young People including Music Education
  • Producing briefings for meetings and senior management
  • Representing the Children & Young People team at internal and external meetings
  • Representing the Arts Council at external meetings and events
  • Analysing internal and external consultation responses and using these as the basis for policy recommendations, including in relation to development of Arts Council England’s new 10-year strategy
  • Supporting the Policy Officers to maintain a log of external consultations, and manage the Arts Council’s responses to these
  • Undertaking desk-based research into specific policy topics
  • Producing briefings for meetings and senior management
  • Representing the Policy team at internal meetings
  • Representing the Arts Council at external meetings and events

Candidates are required to comply with the Arts Council’s Equality and Diversity policy, for which training will be given.

Benefits

We invest public money to maker great art that has an impact on everyone’s lives.  Arts Council England is an organisation that champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences.

We have over 550 employees across 9 office locations (London, Brighton, Cambridge, Bristol, Nottingham, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle)

Requirements

  • Level 2 qualifications – 5 GCSEs including English Language and maths at grade C/4 and above (or the new grade 4 and above)
  • Level 3 qualification(s), including at least one of the following:
  • 2 A-levels at grade D and above
  • BTEC Extended Diploma at grade PP and above
  • Level 3 apprenticeship
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications of at least 48 UCAS points
  • Keen to learn and develop your skills
  • Organised with the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritise workloads
  • Flexible and able to use your initiative
  • Positive and proactive work attitude
  • Confident and friendly manner
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Ambitious for self and others
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Enjoy finding improved ways of working
  • Communication skills – speaking, listening and writing
  • An interest in the arts and culture and/or society and current affairs
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Confident and friendly manner
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Ambitious for self and others
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Enjoy finding improved ways of working
  • Communication skills – speaking, listening and writing
  • An interest in the arts and culture and/or society and current affairs
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new systems quickly

Location

Address: 21, Bloomsbury Street, London - WC1B 3HF

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