http://www.wynnes.co.uk/tamoxifen-and-blood-clots/
2
Nov

Submissions Administrator – Hachette UK

 

HHJQ

Casual Contract, approx. 22.5 days’ work between Nov 2017 and Jan 2018

Are you passionate about books? Do you believe that books should represent all people and experiences?

The Future Bookshelf are looking for a passionate and organised Submissions Administrator to join their team on a temporary basis during our busy open submissions period.

At The Future Bookshelf we believe that publishing should be open and accessible to all people, from all backgrounds, from all communities. Part of Hodder & Stoughton, Headline, John Murray Press and Quercus, we are always on the lookout for books that surprise us, inspire us, make us laugh, make us cry or tell us something that we didn’t know about the world. From 1 to 7 December 2017, we’ll be opening our doors to unpublished, unagented writers, offering them the opportunity to submit their works of fiction and non-fiction.

The role involves key administrative tasks for the project, including assisting with the running of social media and web content, organising and distributing the submissions to volunteer readers, tracking responses from readers, handling responses to submissions and any technical queries. There will also be an opportunity to read submissions and take part in editorial discussions.

The ideal candidate will need excellent organisation and IT skills, a passion for diverse writing and awareness of different social media platforms and how to use them. They will also be proficient with Microsoft Excel. Experience of working with WordPress and Adobe Photoshop would be advantageous, but not essential.

A successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within Hachette’s main UK office at Carmelite House, in Blackfriars, London, but there is also the opportunity to work some days remotely.

Please apply in writing to yvonne@stephenlawrence.org.uk with a full CV, together with a covering letter that answers the following questions:

  1. Why do you believe diversity and inclusivity within book publishing is important?
  2. What skills do you have that make you suitable for this role?
  3. Which book that you have read within the last 12 months has had the biggest impact on you and why?

Closing Date: 9 November

For more information on The Future Bookshelf please visit http://thefuturebookshelf.co.uk/

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to get in touch directly with shortlisted candidates. If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please do let us know.

 

Mace Group
17
Oct

Graduate Opportunities Available with Mace Group

The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust are working with MACE to recruit graduates for their Graduate Development Programme.

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company, founded and built on exceptional people, a commitment to service excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit.

The Graduate programme will enable you to specialise in one of a number of disciplines, while gaining experience of the whole property lifecycle by working closely with other teams.

You will take on responsibility in real, live project environments and our flat structure means there will be opportunities to gain experience across multiple sectors. You will also have the opportunity to work alongside industry leading professionals and high-profile clients, delivering projects that will impact local communities and leave a lasting legacy.

The development programme is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) meaning that you will receive industry leading training sessions.

 

The roles available are listed below.

 

Building Surveying

Role Description
You will be a crucial member of the fastest growing sector within the wider Mace business, working closely with members of the cost consultancy and project management disciplines.

Your responsibilities will include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Support in the preparation and submission of tender documents.
  • Assisting in the preparation and administration of contract
  • Supporting the preparation of schedules of works.
  • Supporting the delivery of building surveying services including condition and building surveys, party wall, defect analysis and dilapidation matters.
  • Monitoring project progress and updating relevant parties
  • Supporting in the production of cost assessments.
  • Monitoring health and safety on projects
  • Attending client meetings.

Location

This role is available in Birmingham, Bristol, London, Manchester and Winchester.

Minimum requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained), preferably in a RICS accredited Building Surveying degree.
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.
  • In addition you are also required to have a number of skills including:
    • An understanding of the project life cycle and the roles and responsibilities of project teams
    • The ability to adapt and add value to different teams
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • A drive to deliver results
    • Ability to plan and prioritise workload.
    • Excellent attention to detail.

 

Sustainability

Role Description

As a graduate in Sustainability, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting Mace in delivering its Responsible Business Strategy
  • Supporting the drive for Mace to be a leader in sustainability and deliver best practice and innovation
  • Guide and assist Mace construction sites to deliver environmental compliance including assurance of environmental and sustainability reporting
  • Support projects with advice on sustainability topics including waste, energy/carbon, water pollution prevention, environmental nuisance, responsible sourcing of materials, well being and sustainable buildings
  • Supporting the development and delivery of sustainability strategies including vision, target setting and implementation for Mace Consultancy clients
  • Influence behaviour change by providing training and upskilling project teams
  • Contributing to communications materials, case studies and best practice exemplars.
  • Engaging with the wider Sustainability team, attending team meetings and helping to develop the Mace 2022 Responsible Business Plan
  • Support work winning through bid support and client liaison

Your work base will be flexible and could be in one of Mace offices, on site or at a client’s office.

Location

This role will be based in London

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained) in a construction, engineering or science subject
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications).
  • Evidence of significant work experience and extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.

In addition to the above, you are required to have a number of skills including:

  • An understanding of the project life cycle and the roles and responsibilities of project teams
  • The ability to adapt and add value to different teams
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A drive to deliver results
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload. 

 

Construction Management

Role Description

Construction managers work out on site and they are responsible for ensuring a project is delivered safely and to the highest quality standards. A construction manager will be involved from the pre-construction/planning stage right through to project handover.

As a graduate construction manager your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the production of short term construction plans
  • Assisting with the procurement of trade/sub-contractors
  • Assisting in project start up and preconstruction stages
  • Assisting in the daily control, management and coordination of site activity
  • Keeping a detailed diary of works planned and actually carried out by trade/sub-contractors
  • Ensuring that all relevant paperwork is received, reviewed and communicated where necessary
  • Establishing key relationships with trade/ sub-contractors
  • Contributing to site progress meetings with trade/sub-contractors
  • Dealing with any problems on site and monitoring risks
  • Ensuring health & safety is adhered to, including site inspections and conducting site inductions

Professional Qualification Routes

Graduates working in construction management will be supported in working towards their professional qualification with either the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), depending on your degree.

Location

This role will be based at one of our projects in London or the surrounding area.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained) in a construction related degree, including Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineering.
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.

In addition you are also required to have a number of skills including:

  • The ability to build excellent relationships with colleagues and labourers on site, adding value to teams
  • The ability to plan and prioritise
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A drive to achieve results Ability to plan and prioritise workload.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • A proactive approach to solving problems.

 

Facilities Management

Role Description

Facilities Management is essentially the on-going management of a built asset upon completion and handover from the construction phase. This integrated multidisciplinary field is devoted to the coordination of space, infrastructure, people and organisation.

As a graduate working in Facilities Management you will assisting senior members of staff with:

  • Effectively implementing facilities services
  • Effective management of the day-to-day delivery of facilities services
  • Management of people and processes
  • Ensuring that services are delivered to agreed levels
  • Updating management reports and administrative documents
  • Managing relationships with key client stakeholders and personnel.

In this role your people management and influencing skills will be strengthened as you work with a wide range of stakeholders, including colleagues, clients, and delivery service staff.

Location

This role is based in London and you will spend time at both Mace and client offices. This will require some travel between offices.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained). A range of degree subjects will be considered from high quality applicants
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.

In addition you are required to have a range of skills including:

  • The ability to adapt and add value to different teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A drive to deliver results
  • The ability to plan and prioritise workload
  • The ability to build relationships with a range of people at different levels
  • Enthusiasm to work in an operational client-centric environment.

 

Project Controls

Role Description

As a Project Controls graduate you will play a key supporting role in the delivery of our services to our clients. Initially, working alongside more senior Project Managers and/or Project Controls Managers, you will be responsible for gathering, sorting, analysing and presenting a wide variety of information and data relating to the projects you have been assigned to.

Your role will be focused on the set up of processes that predict, understand and constructively influence the desired outcomes of a project or programme, through the communication of information to assist effective decision making.

Responsibilities include but are not exclusive to:

  • Scope definition and management of a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Estimating
  • Cost Control
  • Change Control
  • Risk management
  • Writing procedures and creating process flow charts
  • Administration
  • Document management
  • Interface management
  • Extensive data management and integrating departmental systems through common coding structures
  • Recording progress on site
  • Producing reports on all of the above

Locations

Candidates must be flexible to work in various UK locations.

Professional Qualification Routes

Graduates working in project controls will be supported in working towards their professional qualification with either the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) or the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The qualification you work towards is dependent on your degree.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained). Construction-related and numerical degrees are preferred.
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.

In addition to the minimum requirements you are required to have a number of skills including:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work effectively in a team
  • Numerical skills and the ability to analyse data
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literacy
  • A drive to deliver results

 

Project Management (Consultancy)

Role Description

As a graduate in Project Management, you will work closely with clients and consultants delivering projects through all stages of the construction lifecycle. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with clients to establish their needs
  • Preparing tender documents
  • Contributing to the project execution plan, including the logistics planning and scheduling
  • Working closely with the design team from concept to delivery of contractor documentation
  • Working closely with the project team and cost managers to ensure all strategies implemented work effectively and efficiently
  • Monitoring project progress and preparing progress reports to update relevant parties
  • Monitoring and reporting on budgets and cash flow
  • Monitoring any potential risks to the project and looking for mitigations where possible
  • Monitoring and reviewing of health and safety practices
  • Providing general support and assistance to the Project Manager.
  • Your work base will be flexible and could be in one of Mace offices, at a client’s office or facility, or in a designer’s studio. You will gain exposure to all aspects of project delivery from concept design, through to construction, commissioning, validation handover and into operation.

Sectors

Public & private sector – The majority of Project Management (Consultancy) roles are within our public and private sector teams. These roles are available in Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Exeter, London and Manchester
Utilities – This role is based in either Derby or Solihull and you must have a Civil Engineering undergraduate degree to be considered.
Sports – Nothing quite beats the thrill and excitement of a live sporting fixture, in a packed venue, with a great view and a roaring crowd. Mace has a wealth of experience in delivering sports stadiums. This role is based in London and construction-related degrees are preferred.

Minimum requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained). Construction-related degrees are preferred but we will consider high quality applications from graduates who have studied non-construction related degrees
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications).
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.
  • In addition to the above, you are required to have a number of skills including:
  • An understanding of the project life cycle and the roles and responsibilities of project teams
  • The ability to adapt and add value to different teams
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A drive to deliver results
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload.

 

Project Management (Consultancy) – Biopharm

Role Description

As a project manager you will work closely with clients and consultants, taking time to fully understand our clients’ needs.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with clients to establish their needs
  • Preparation of tender documents
  • Contributing to project execution plans, including the logistics planning and scheduling
  • Working closely with the design team from concept to delivery
  • Working closely with the project team and cost managers to ensure all strategies implemented work effectively and efficiently
  • Monitoring project progress, and preparing progress reports to update relevant parties
  • Monitoring and reporting on budgets and cash flow
  • Monitoring any potential risks to the project and mitigating those risks where possible
  • Dealing with changes to the project
  • Monitoring and reviewing of health and safety practices
  • Providing general support and assistance to the Project Manager.

Your work base will be flexible and could be in one of Mace’s offices, at a clients’ office of facility, or in a designer’s studio. You will gain exposure to all aspects of project delivery from concept design, through to construction, commissioning, validation handover and into operation.

Locations

You will be required to work in various locations in the UK and internationally for extended periods of time. As such, living away from home is required and accommodation will be provided. It is likely that you will work in at least two different locations during the Graduate Development Programme.

Minimum Requirements

  • A degree in chemical engineering is essential
  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained)
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry
  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnical experience is preferred

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  • French, German or Dutch language skills are desirable due to the international clients that we work with
  • Ability to adapt and add value to different teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A drive to deliver results
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload

 

Project Management (Consultancy/Construction) – Rail

Role Description

As a graduate in Project Management in the rail sector, you will work on complex rail programmes working closely with clients and consultants through all stages of the construction lifecycle. You will gain exposure to both consultancy and construction delivery. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with clients to establish their needs
  • Preparing tender documents
  • Contributing to the project execution plan, including the logistics planning and scheduling
  • Working closely with the design team from concept to delivery of contractor documentation
  • Providing support ensuring that technical standards are being applied through critical examination of contractors design submissions throughout the project lifecycle
  • Working closely with the project team and cost managers to ensure all strategies implemented work effectively and efficiently
  • Monitoring project progress in line with KPIs, cost and programme and preparing progress reports to update relevant parties
  • Monitoring and reporting on budgets and cash flow
  • Monitoring any potential risks to the project and looking for mitigations where possible
  • Monitoring and reviewing of health and safety practices
  • Contribute to successful railway system integration through involvement of relevant disciplines and parties.
  • Monitoring the quality of works completed on site and helping to deal with any issues that need resolving

Your work base will be flexible and could be in one of Mace offices or at a client’s office or facility. You will gain exposure to all aspects of project delivery from concept design, through to construction, commissioning, validation handover and into operation.

Location

This role will be based in London.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained). Civil Engineering degrees are preferred but high quality applications from other construction-related subjects will be considered
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications).
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.

In addition to the above, you are required to have a number of skills including:

  • An understanding of the project life cycle and the roles and responsibilities of project teams
  • The ability to adapt and add value to different teams
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A drive to deliver results
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload.

 

Quantity Surveying

Role Description

There are two opportunities available for graduates in Quantity Surveying; Cost Consultancy and Commercial Management. The role descriptions are detailed below.

Cost Consultancy: 

Quantity surveyors working in consultancy are often referred to as private quantity surveyors (PQS) whose role can be defined under multiple job titles such as Cost Consultant or Cost Manager. This role is predominantly based within Mace or client offices, with regular site visits. As a PQS you will have the opportunity to work across multiple projects simultaneously.

As a Graduate Cost Consultant you will be assisting the Senior Cost Consultant with a variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Estimating and producing cost plans
  • Checking costs
  • Conducting valuations
  • Analysing final accounts
  • Measurement exercises, including the preparation of schedules of quantities for building elements
  • Drafting procurement documentation, monthly reports and tender reports
  • Supporting the tender process
  • Assisting with variations and change control processes
  • Attending client meetings.
  • Locations
  • This role is available in Birmingham, Bristol, London, Manchester and Winchester

Qualifications

Mace’s Cost Consultancy graduates must have a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) accredited degree in Quantity Surveying.

Professional qualification routes

Mace’s Cost Consultancy team provides extensive training and support for graduates in working towards professional RICS qualification.

Commercial Management

The role

The role of the commercial manager in contracting covers all financial aspects of a project, from bidding for work through to the close out of final accounts when the project is completed. This involves procurement of works and the subsequent management of costs through the design and construction phase. This is a site based role and you will be assigned to one project.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Assisting with monthly client applications
  • Raising Interim Payment Certificates (IPC) for packages
  • Administering Interim Statement of Accounts (ISA)
  • Updating cash flows
  • Cost management of allocated construction packages
  • Supporting the drafting of subcontracts and agreeing variations costs
  • Assisting in procurement
  • Carrying out variations
  • Cost reporting

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

Ideally Mace’s Commercial Management graduates have studied a Quantity Surveying or Commercial Management degree. We will consider strong applications from graduates who have studied highly numerical degrees. If successful you may be required to complete a part-time conversion course while working.

Professional qualification routes

As a Commercial Management graduate you will be supported towards CIOB or RICS accreditation depending on the degree you studied.

Minimum requirements

For the above roles you are required to demonstrate the following:

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained)
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.
  • In addition to the minimum requirements, candidates must have:
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Drive to achieve results.

 

Risk Management

Role Description

As a graduate working in Risk Management, you will be involved in the setting up, management and implementation of risk management processes that influence the desired outcomes of a project or programme through effective and informed decision making.

You will be assisting Senior Risk Managers and project personnel with a variety of responsibilities. These will include, but are not limited to:

  • Researching, analysing and presenting risk information and data
  • Establishing and updating project risk registers
  • Establishing and running routine reports against associated metrics
  • Defining risk procedures and establishing framework documents
  • Creating and delivering training
  • Maintaining all relevant project documents
  • Interacting with key project stakeholders, including clients and project controls personnel
  • Providing general support and assistance to senior colleagues.

Minimum requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected or obtained). Construction-related, numerical and risk management degrees are preferred, but we will consider high quality applications from students who have studied other subjects.
  • 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.

In addition to the minimum requirements you are required to have a number of skills including:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work effectively in a team
  • Numerical skills and the ability to analyse data
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literacy
  • A drive to deliver results

 

Various architecture roles are also available.

 

We will be holding an information afternoon on the 17th November. If you are a member of the Building Futures or Graduate Careers Pathways programme, you may book your place using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/into-mace-tickets-39007083236

 

Otherwise, please register your interest by emailing naomi@stephenlawrence.org.uk.

universal music
1
Aug

Exciting Internships Available with Universal Music!

 

We are now recruiting for paid internships with Universal Music!

 

These exciting roles are full-time for 12 months and are paid at the London Living Wage of £18,840 per annum.

Job descriptions for each internship are available via the links below:

Commercial Intern

Digital Intern

Marketing Intern

 

We are looking for candidates with the following general qualities:

Essential:

  • Passionate about music
  • An open mind! Ready to work, create and comment on the shape of the music industry, confident in sharing ideas and working collaboratively with others
  • Self-motivated and passionate about music
  • Literacy and numeracy needs to be good
  • Experience working within an administrative role is a plus
  • Happy to work full time for 12 months
  • The ability to learn quickly and adapt in a busy environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels within the business
  • Highly organised with the ability to keep calm under pressure
  • Flexible and able to prioritise own workload

Desirable:

  • Candidates with a strong interest/skill in digital media
  • Candidates with an entrepreneurial spark -they write their own blog, have their own You-Tube Channel, run club nights, manage artists or bands

If this sounds like you, please send your CV and a cover letter that details how you meet the essential criteria and person specification for the role you are interested in to yvonne@stephenlawrence.org.uk. 

Please view the job descriptions above to check that you meet the specific criteria for the position you are interested in.

The deadline for all applications is Monday 7th August at 5pm.

We are also taking CVs for candidates interested in A&R, Press, Promotions, Legal, Finance, Partnerships and other support areas, for future opportunities.

 

 

macmillan
21
Jul

Macmillan internships available

Would you like a career with Macmillan?

The Trust are pleased to promote a number of internships available with Macmillan Cancer Support. Each 12 week scheme will run for four days a week, 10am to 4pm, and is due to start on the 12th October 2017.

Macmillan will give you:

  • A full induction to help you understand more about your role and how it fits into the wider organisation.
  • A development plan to enable you to gain the skills necessary to make the next step.
  • A buddy and mentoring scheme to give you the support you need.
  • Project work to give you a sense of ownership over the work you produce.
  • A chance to work on a team fundraising project.
  • Access to apply for internal-only vacancies with coaching from the recruitment team on making a successful application.

Internships available in areas as diverse as marketing, HR, research and fundraising.

For more information, please click here. When applying, please mention that you heard about these opportunities via the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust.

If you need any support with your application, please contact yvonne@stephenlawrence.org.uk 

 


INTO Publishing

Into Publishing

Please note that this opportunity has now closed.

 

Are you 18-30? Do you want a career in publishing? 

  • To become a writer, agent, editor or publicist?
  • Develop skills, knowledge, and experience within the business?
  • Be mentored by an industry expert?
  • Network and make contacts?
  • Help finding a job?

We are looking for dynamic individuals to give a FREE package of comprehensive support that includes: training, mentoring and events that will assist you in your career.

Included is:

Get into Book Publishing’ Training – An action packed 4 day training programme supported by University College London which will cover everything from Editorial, Design, Sales, Rights, Marketing, Publicity, and Finance. The course starts on the 29/08/2017.

Free one-year membership with the Society of Young Publishers.

Into Publishing Mentoring – 6 months of 1:1 support from an industry expert from Hachette UK. They will support you as you progress your career within industry and beyond.

Into Publishing – Starting the Story Event 21/09/2017 – Free entry into our evening at Hachette UK, the home of leading publishing companies Headline Publishing Group, Hodder & Stoughton, John Murray, Quercus, Orion Publishing Group, Octopus Publishing Group, Hachette Children’s Group, Little, Brown Book Group, Neon Play, Bookouture and Hodder Education. You will meet Authors, Literary Agents, Editorial Directors, Managing Director, Publicity Managers, Sales Directors and more. They will be telling their stories about how they got ‘Into Publishing’ and will also be on hand to answer any questions you have on what to do to get into the sector.

 

To apply, please send your CV together with a supporting letter answering the following questions:

  1. What are the skills you need to work in the publishing industry and how can you demonstrate them?
  2. Tell us about a book that has had an impact on you in the last 12 months.

Please send the requested information to: yvonne@stephenlawrence.org.uk with the subject heading ‘INTO Publishing programme’. 

The application deadline is 7th July 2017


Chobham Manor – Site Manager – Taylor Wimpey

 

Chobham Manor – Site Manager – Paid Summer 2017 Work Placement

The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust begin with the first, in what we hope to be many, opportunities for young people within with the wider built environment. We are taking are extensive experience of over 20 years working with aspiring architects and broadening our support into the wider construction industry.

The exciting paid opportunity is for a student studying in Construction Project Management, gaining paid experience working on the Chobham Manor project in Stafford East London. The placement will be with Taylor Wimpey, one of the largest home-builders in the UK.

The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust are sharing this incredible opportunity through our network, administering the bursary, and mentoring the student throughout the placement period.

Read full details here on how to apply

Deadline Wednesday 14th June 2017.


Sales and Marketing Internship Opportunity

Bloom bakery & catering

Bloom are offering a part-time Sales and Marketing Internship for an enthusiastic individual
looking to build a career in sales and marketing. You’ll join Bloom at an exciting time, as
we’re just getting off the ground, and will be able to play a key role in helping to shape our
brand and develop our marketing strategy. You’ll be given real responsibility in the
business, and will have the opportunity to gain significant experience in a wide range of
areas.

Responsibilities can be tailored to your skills or areas of interest, but could include:

• Exploring new markets for Bloom’s catering services and working closely with the
Director to create a sales and marketing strategy to develop our customer base
• Brand development – supporting Bloom to establish and communicate its brand identity
• Developing our online presence across a range of social media and digital channels
• Design of printed marketing materials
• Photography of Bloom products and creation of an image gallery for use in marketing
materials
• Events planning for key marketing and sales opportunities e.g. Lewisham People’s Day

Who Are We Looking For?

We’re looking for someone with a true passion for sales and marketing, who is seeking to
gain hands-on volunteering experience in a real business setting. You will be a self-starter,
who can bring plenty of creativity and inspiration to the role. You’ll be comfortable taking
direction and feedback, but will be able to work independently, bringing your own ideas
and initiative to the table.

Requirements

• Demonstrable interest in sales and marketing
• The flexibility and creativity to work in a start-up business
• Willingness to perform a range of different tasks and try new areas of work
• Highly computer literate, including competence with Office software and experience with
using a range of social media platforms
• Passion for working in an organisation that makes a difference in the community
• An interest in the food and hospitality sector is desirable, but not essential

Essential Details

• Hours: Part-time, ideally one day per week working with the Director. Additional days of
independent working can be agreed, if desired.
• Location: Catford or Lewisham centre, to be agreed
• Expenses: Travel expenses within London and lunch expenses will be reimbursed
• This is a volunteer position
• Reference: Professional reference can be can be provided on completion of minimum one
month’s volunteering (4 volunteering days)

For more information, and to apply, please contact yvonne@stephenlawrence.org.uk

15
May

Harris Academy Greenwich students visit Houses of Parliament

Last week we took a group of Year 9 students from Harris Academy Greenwich on a visit to the Houses of Parliament. The students went on a tour, visiting both the House of Commons and House of Lords. They learnt about the history of parliament as well as the day-to-day activities of MPs. The students then took part in a workshop which explored different ways to get involved in politics.

Read more about our schools programmes here and here 

7
Apr

Mentors needed!

We are currently recruiting for mentors for our Career Pathway programme. 

The Career Pathway programme is designed to reduce many of the barriers young people face on their journey into work. By providing mentoring opportunities, we hope to enable disadvantaged young people to make informed decisions about their careers, set goals and develop their interpersonal skills.

We run two separate mentoring schemes that cater for different age groups:

  1. The schools scheme is run in partnership with three schools in South East London. Mentors will be matched one-on-one with a student in Year 10 (aged 14-15) and a key focus for mentors will be helping their mentee to find a work experience placement.
  2. The graduate scheme matches mentors one-on-one with a young person (aged 18 – 30), initiated via a speed mentoring session. A key focus is for mentors to support mentees to find volunteering placements and permanent employment.

Benefits for mentors:

  • Satisfaction in helping someone mature, progress, and achieve goals.
  • Achieve personal growth and learn more about yourself.
  • Engage in a volunteering opportunity, valued by employers.
  • Make a real difference.

Click here for a full Mentor Job Description or email rosemary@stephenlawrence.org.uk to express your interest.


UWE Bursaries

APPLICATIONS FOR THESE BURSARIES ARE NOW OPEN

Wildlife Filmmaking

The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust has partnered with the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) to offer a unique bursary for a young person wanting to study towards a prestigious MA in Wildlife Filmmaking.

The UWE Bristol / BBC Wildlife Filmmaking Master course is a practical, one year MA, featuring masterclasses from industry leaders, practitioners and experts in the field and craft of wildlife filmmaking. As well as receiving the bursary the recipient will receive bespoke mentoring throughout and after the course.

In order to be considered for the bursary, you apply through UWE’s website and mark your application with “SLCT Bursary”.

Creative Producing

We’ve also partnered with UWE to expand the Bursary Programme to their new MA in Creative Producing. UWE will kindly be offering two half Bursaries for the Programme

In today’s rapidly evolving creative and cultural industries, there is a growing need for talented producers who can apply their ideas and skills across existing and emerging platforms, and technologies to produce new kinds of experience design.

More Information about the course can be found here

In order to be considered for the bursary, you apply through UWE’s website and mark your application with “SLCT Bursary”

If you have any queries regarding the Bursary please email chelsea@stephenlawrence.org.uk 


Calling all sharp, analytical, and independent people!

  • Are you interested in Public Policy, Foreign Affairs, International Government or Cyber Security?
  • Do you have at least a 2.2 degree?
  • Are you British?
  • Do you have fantastic interpersonal, research and IT skills?

If yes, the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust would like to invite you to apply for a unique and fantastic opportunity to work within the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

This is a rare and fascinating opportunity only currently available through the trust and could include:

  • Opportunities to broaden your skills
  • Opportunities to move into management
  • Opportunities for Foreign Travel

For more information and for an informal conversation please contact: Chelsea or Yvonne on 0208 100 2800 or email a CV, cover letter and a photo to: yvonne@stephenlawrence.org.uk

21
Feb

Stephen Lawrence Journalism Scholarships – open for applications now

The Daily Mail, City University and the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust have teamed up to launch a bursary to help students from under-represented groups break into journalism.

Together we are looking to give two aspiring journalists the chance to learn the trade from the best. n You will receive a full fee scholarship for a postgraduate degree course starting in September 2017, support from City journalism academics, access to work experience at the Daily Mail, as well as professional mentorship from senior journalists.

You will also receive financial support for living expenses, rent and other costs while studying for the degree. n On completion of the MA, if you are successful you will be offered a place on the Daily Mail or MailOnline editorial graduate trainee scheme, where you will receive a 12-month paid contract.

You must be available to start in September 2017 and the course will last for 12 months, after which you will be considered for the Mail scheme.

Students interested in applying should email sldmscholarship@city.ac.uk, including a CV, examples of work and a personal statement of no more than 500 words. The closing date is Friday April 7 at 5pm.

Full details of the scholarship and application procedure can be found at the Department of Journalism website, at www.city.ac.uk/journalism