Title REF: 019 – Marketing Assistant
Salary Starting salary £19,054 + attractive benefits package.
Location Head Office, Penrith
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Job Ref: 019 Marketing Assistant

37 hours per week;

Starting salary £19,054 + attractive benefits package.

Based Head Office, Penrith

We are seeking to recruit a Marketing Assistant, with solid experience, ideally gained working with Agencies, and experience with on line PR and content marketing.


You’ll have excellent communication and project management skills and a positive ‘can do’ attitude. You should be a confident, driven individual and a strong team player. You will understand the importance of ownership.


You will need to ensure projects are completed within the time frame, budget and quality expectations of the Company and contracts we work on. You will work alongside and support staff across the Company and be expected to contribute to the planning, development and implementation of projects.


Successful applicants will have a degree or equivalent in marketing and be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A thorough understanding of the creative process;
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills;
  • A keen eye for detail;
  • Knowledge of CMS, email marketing and CRM;
  • Experience building relationships with journalists and bloggers from a range of different sectors, and be able to engage with young people and adults;
  • Experience of managing social media channels and digital marketing campaigns would be advantageous.

For an informal chat regarding this role please contact Claire Benson, Marketing and Communications Manager on 01931 711 300 or 07793577484.

Closing date for applications: 04th March 2016.  Interviews: 14th March 2016.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Title REF: 018 – Skills & Development Advisers (Information, Advice & Guidance)
Salary up to £22,754
Location Throughout Cumbria
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Job Ref: 018      Skills & Development Advisers

(Information, Advice & Guidance)


Salary up to £22,754 pro rata + attractive benefits package.

Opportunities throughout Cumbria.

Flexible contracts and hours up to 37 hours per week.


We are currently looking for individuals with a background and qualification in Information, Advice & Guidance to work with us on the delivery of a variety of dynamic and motivational contracts including National Careers Service, Jobtrain, Route Finder and Fast Lane.

The role will involve:

  • Individual diagnostic advice work;
  • Delivering group personal development and career management courses;
  • Completing all relevant documentation.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate:

  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy (GCSE level C or equivalent);
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working partnerships;
  • Level 4 NVQ / QCF level 6 qualification in Information, Advice & Guidance or equivalent;

For an informal chat contact HR on 01931 711300.

Closing date: 25th February 2016. Interviews: 7th March 2016. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.

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Title REF: 017 – NCS Summer Staff
Job Information

Job Ref: 017 National Citizen Service (NCS) Summer Staff 2016

2 or 3 consecutive weeks* between 27/06/2016 & 02/09/2016

Salary range from £750-£1250*

+ food and accommodation during outdoor pursuits and local residential weeks

[*Timescales and salaries are dependent upon role and responsibilities]


The people we work with inspire us everyday

Inspira is a leading organisation, based in Cumbria, who manages and delivers personal development and careers guidance programmes to young people and adults. We are a prime contractor in the North West and Lancashire for the National Citizen Service.

If you are an enthusiastic, motivated and energetic individual who is passionate about service to the community and working with young people, there may be an opportunity for you to join Inspira.


We are looking to recruit temporary summer staff to a number of roles to support the NCS contract by working with groups of young people both residentially and in the local community in North, South and West Cumbria and across Lancaster and Morecambe.

We are looking to recruit a large number of seasonal staff. These roles are suitable for people who are available for paid work for varying periods of time during the summer. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals who are passionate about working with others.

You will be responsible for the pastoral care, behaviour management and support needs of your allocated group of young people. You will facilitate and support activities for NCS participants, inspiring and assisting in their personal development through the residential and community focused elements of the NCS programme.


Assessment Day(s)

Applicants will be invited to attend an assessment centre. The next assessment centres will be taking place in a variety of locations on the following dates:

Saturday 20th February 2016

Saturday 19th March 2016

Saturday 09th April 2016

Additional assessment centre dates will also be confirmed in due course.


If you have any queries, please email Human Resources at hr@inspira.org.uk

Note: These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS Check.

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As our posts have the potential for substantial access to young people, they are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions Order 1975). Therefore you must declare all convictions, any pending convictions or prosecutions, and all cautions or bindovers, even if they would otherwise by considered as “spent” under the Act. Please note:- Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offence(s). From 12th October 2009 if you yourself are barred from regulated activity, you must not work, or seek to work, in regulated activity from which you are barred.