Willis Newson seeks to appoint an Administrator

Could you join the Willis Newson team? This is a varied role for someone with excellent administration skills who is looking to develop their communication and marketing skills. We are accepting applications from people seeking either a part-time (minimum 28 hours per week) or full time contract role.

Duties include: 

  • General organisational and team administration
  • PA support to the Director
  • Management of central resources including IT and office equipment, filing system library, contacts database, image library and flickr site.
  • Support with marketing and communications including photographically documenting projects, managing the company website, and quarterly e-newsletters, managing social media campaigns and preparing and issuing information for press releases and websites
  • Formatting company documents, including reports, strategies and tenders using In-Design software
  • Event coordination

Minimum requirement:

  • Minimum 2 years Administration / PA experience 
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent level of Microsoft office suite ability (word, excel, access, outlook)
  • Digital literacy including knowledge of social media, blogs, flickr

Highly desirable:

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (photoshop, indesign); Mailchimp, and ModX

Salary of £18-£22k pro rata (depending on experience)
We apologise that we will not be able to reply to unsuccessful applicants.

For more information and to download the full job description please see our website
http://www.willisnewson.co.uk/willis-newson-seeks-to-appoint-an-administrator.html

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Free 8-week arts course for women – call for referrals

This course is for women with a need for positive mental health support, at risk of offending and/or within the Criminal Justice System and is part of the Creativity Works Networks project. 

Referrals are being accepted for two courses, running at Rethink for women with mental health issues on Tuesday April 16th and Bristol Drugs Project for those/or at risk at being involved with the CJS, starting on Monday April 22nd.

Referrals Process:

Agencies please contact Deborah Aguirre Jones dj@creativityworks.org.uk

Further information about the Networks Project:

NETWORKS is a new Creativity Works project based in Bristol, working with professional artists to deliver courses of arts workshops for vulnerable women involved with the criminal justice system or facing mental health issues.

The networks course aims to support service users’ ‘recovery of self’ and self-development in a group setting. A range of creative activities tailored around participants’ interests will develop a range of skills, the ability to engage with others and an increased sense of wellbeing. The project also supports the integration of professional artists within partner settings.

Courses are run in parallel across five settings and are 8 weeks long. Project partners include: Teign Ward (a women’s medium secure unit), Eastwood Park prison (mother & baby unit), One 25 (reaches out to women trapped in street sex work), Rethink (women affected by mental illness), Bristol Drugs Project and cultural partners Arnolfini and Light Box.

A resource developed with participants will allow the sharing of artwork across the courses, creating connections and communications between the women. Visits are arranged to cultural centres in the city, allowing women to feel a stronger sense of community.

Creativity Works is a creative community development agency, delivering quality socially engaged and participatory arts projects. Further courses are being run later in the year. Please contact Deborah Aguirre Jones for further information: dj@creativityworks.org.uk