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Programme Assistant for Ideas Test

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Permanent Contract

37.5 Hours per Week –  due to the nature of this programme, some flexibility in terms of working hours is required. This will include one weekly ‘out of hours’ session in Gillingham (Mondays 6-8:15pm), as well as other occasional evening and weekend working (with equivalent time off in lieu). Ideas Test operates a hybrid approach to working with full time staff expected to work at the office at least 2 days per week (Wednesday plus one other day) 

Ideas Test are recruiting a Programme Assistant – Could it be you?

The Programme Assistant will work with Ideas Test Project Managers and Producers to deliver our cultural programme with the support of the Director and the rest of the Ideas Test team.

They will be line-managed by the Youth Development Manager and will largely support our work with 14-25 year olds, so this role is ideal for someone who enjoys working directly with young people.

The successful candidate will also:

  • Assist across other areas of our programme, including our work in neighbourhoods and housing estates, projects for older people and families, festivals and large-scale events
  • Carry out administrative tasks as required, to ensure that data is managed effectively within the organisation.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to grow their career in cultural engagement and gain experience in delivering a broad range of creative activities.

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Monday 30th October.

Interviews will be held w/c 6th November.

How to apply: Please send a CV, a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and a brief covering letter (no more than one page of A4) setting out why you’re the best person for the position and what you may be able to contribute, for the attention of: Bryony by email ( or by post to: Ideas Test, Room 5, 5a Community Hub, 5a New Road Avenue, Chatham, Kent, ME4 6BB

More information can be found here.