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Empowering young creatives to pursue a career in the arts


**Part-time Project Assistant Needed**

We are looking for a Project Assistant to provide outstanding administrative and PA support to our Creative Director. Acting as a first point of contact            for our PAPER Arts Programmes and Projects.

8 hours per week, £8.50 per hour

For further details about the role please read the job description by 👉clicking here  or email hello@paperarts.org.uk.

To apply you must send us your CV and make sure you fill out the application form online



Creative Enterprise Course

The Creative Enterprise Course is a week-long practical programme to support creative entrepreneurs and encourage sustainable and resilient livelihoods. The course is designed for young creatives, from illustrators to designers, who are already confident practitioners of their chosen creative discipline, but would like to develop a portfolio and build skills to establish and grow a creative business.

Delivered by practicing freelance artists, it will teach you enterprise skills, whilst developing your creative network. You will have the chance to get to grips with essential marketing, finance and management skills, as well the popular Canvas Business Model technique. This ensures that you are able to manage the logistical aspects of your creative enterprise.

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For any enquiries email hello@paperarts.org.uk

Application Deadline: Friday 1st Feb 2019 at 5pm

Interview Date: Thursday 7th Feb 2019

Course dates: Mon 18th Feb 2019 – Thurs 21st Feb 2019

In order to be eligible, you need to be available for the interview date and the full length of the course. The interview day and Creative Enterprise Course will run between 10am – 4pm.  

The Mentoring Club

The Mentoring Club is a 10 month programme for a small group of young creatives, from illustrators to designers, with artistic ideas that meet once a month to develop their projects. The group looks at ways to increase clientele, generate ideas on getting their work out to a wider audience and develop their branding and online presence. We host a range of sessions, designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to earn a living out of your creative talents.

Apply for our Mentoring Club with our simple online application

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For any enquiries email hello@paperarts.org.uk

We particularly welcome applications from people from a BAME backgrounds as they are currently under-represented in the industry.

Application Deadline: Tuesday 5 Feb 2019 at 5pm

Interview Date: Tuesday 12 Feb 2019

Project starts: Tuesday 26 Feb 2019

Project ends: Tuesday 26 Nov2019

The Mentoring Club will take place on the last Tuesday of every month, 10am – 4pm

YO Arts Fest

Thank you to everyone who recently joined us for YO Arts Fest. Our aim for YO was to collaborate with the Diverse Artists Network to create an event hosted by young people for young people, whilst simultaneously bringing together all of the youth opportunities from across the city. With our handy map of all the creative hubs in Bristol, together with everyone’s fantastic support, YO provided an exciting platform for creativity.

As we always welcome feedback on our projects, if you joined us for YO we would love to hear your feedback. As your thoughts on your experience of YO will help us to deliver more inspiring content for young creatives in the future. So, if you can spare two minutes we would love to hear your thoughts about the event via our Survey >>>

Creative Advice Bureau

Our 1-2-1 mentoring sessions are designed to help you figure out a strategy and make action steps for your creative ideas. We support visual artists to discover their personal style and personality, attract their ideal clients, create an authentic brand, understand how to create an engaging online presence, and identify the best ways to market their services. We’ll match you with a professional, who has made a living from their creative passions, so that they can share their experience and give you advice on how to do the same.

You might want a mentoring session if you want to:
• share your creative idea with the world
• build your personal brand
• promote your creative business
• sell more of the things you make or do
• get commissions or find employment

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