Research Assistant – Shine Media & London Apprenticeship Fair

We are looking for a Research Assistant to join the team as we put together this great event. We are in need of somebody who is passionate about young people, employment, and social action.

This will be a fantastic opportunity for your fresh, innovative and engaging ideas to help develop interest and interaction between the apprenticeship fair and the young people. You will be on hand to help change the lives of thousands of young people!

The ideal candidate would have the following:

– A creative and innovative individual with fresh and exciting ideas for   engaging young people.

– Some experience of working with young people ideal but not necessary

– A proactive and professional approach.

– Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

– Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

– Fact checking.

– Responsible for researching companies, businesses, and youth policies etc.

– Researching venue/location costs.

– Finding appropriate sponsorship, affiliations and contributors.

This is a voluntary position, and will require a minimum of 8 hours a week. Most of the work will be done at home, however we will have weekly meetings to discuss the progression of the event.

We are looking for candidates who can start ASAP. Interviews will take place on Monday 13th January.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to by Thursday 9th January, 5pm.


Loanna Morrison is the founder and Director of the South London Apprenticeship Fair, which is an annual event that equips young people to make the best career choices.

Shine Media’s aim is to increase diversity within the media industry. We are a social enterprise business which specialises in the training and recruitment of culturally diverse people in the media and creative industries. We provide mentoring, careers events, educational training, recruitment, specialist masterclasses and accredited skills based courses.

Together, we are holding an even bigger and better event for young people to take their careers in a different direction.


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