Reporting to the Community Engagement Manager (Bloomsbury Campus) the Community Engagement and Public Art Assistant will be responsible for supporting the delivery and development of community engagement and public art activities across east London, and in Bloomsbury.
You’ll be working with: UCL East Community Engagement Team, Museums and Cultural Programmes Team, Bloomsbury Theatre team, UCL Widening Participation.
The purpose of the placement is to support the design and delivery of community engagement, public art and cultural programmes in east London through working with and supporting UCL Culture teams in the delivery of their work.
This role is offered as part of STEP
STEP is a training programme for young East Londoners local to the Olympic Park, who are ready to bring ideas, creative energy and perspectives to the creative and cultural sector. You must be:
- Aged 18 to 30
- Resident of Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham or Waltham Forest, and lived in the boroughs whilst at school or college
Through STEP, you’ll get paid London Living Wage over a 12-month training programme to develop a range of skills and creative approaches and build on your network across different organisations or departments. You’ll complete a work-based placement, grow as part of a peer network, take part in regular professional development workshops, and get a budget to produce a collaborative project.
We’ll also connect you with a specialist industry mentor, provide careers coaching and continue to offer support as part of our community after the programme.