JOB OPPORTUNITY: Engagement Assistant (Kickstart)

    This role is supported by the Government’s Kickstart Scheme and Creative Access. It is open to candidates aged 18-24 and in receipt of Universal Credit.

    You must be referred to us via your Job Centre Work Coach for this role.

    Tobacco Factory Theatres is seeking an Engagement Assistant to work within our Arts Team for 6 months. This is a creative and administrative role that supports the day to day running of a busy department as well as offering practical support with the delivery of our artistic engagement programme.


    Please download a full Application Pack from the yellow box on this page.

    All applications will be considered. Whilst we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, we encourage applications from people who have experienced barriers, exclusion or a lack of representation within theatre or the arts. We will offer a guaranteed interview to anyone who identifies as such, providing they meet the skills and experience listed under the heading ‘We would like to hear from people who have’ in the job description (Please see Application Pack in the yellow box on this page).

    If you require an Application Pack in an alternative format or have any questions about this role or the application, please get in touch with our Administrator at


    Please email with the subject ‘Engagement Assistant’ and include all of the following:

    • Your CV
    • A brief cover letter (500 words) or short film or recorded audio (3 mins) detailing relevant experience and why you want this role
    • A completed Equalities Monitoring form

    Deadline:  11:59pm on Mon 13 December 2021
    Applications received after that time cannot be considered

    Interviews:  Tue 04 – Wed 05 January 2022

    Start date: By the end of January 2022

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