Project and Access Administrator

This role is part of our Drake Music Collective programme, a professional development initiative for disabled musicians and sound artists.

Project and Access Administrator

The project and access administrator will be central to the success of the programme by providing administrative support to the project team. They will also ensure that support is in place to meet the access needs of our staff and participants where required.

They particularly welcome applications from people who are: from the global majority, disabled, d/Deaf, neurodivergent, and/or have experience of mental illness.

If you have any questions about this role, please email Lisa Heywood on [email protected].

Key Information

Role title: Project and access administrator

Salary: £25,000 pro rata

Contract: 8 months, fixed term, PAYE

Hours: 14 hours/ 2 days per week (working pattern to be agreed)

Start Date: As soon as possible after Monday 15th May 2023 (to be agreed)

Location: Remote, with occasional travel to Manchester or London

Reports to: Drake Music Collective Project Manager

Application Deadline: 12 noon on Wednesday 12th April 2023

Only the key essential criteria, marked with an (E), are listed here. These are the criteria they ask about in the application form. Other criteria can be found in the full application pack on our website, and will be discussed at interview.

Ability to:

  • (E) Confidently use Microsoft Teams, Outlook and Word for word processing, file management, email management, calendar management and video calls.
  • (E) Communicate effectively with access support and other service providers by email, video call or telephone.
  • (E) Work in collaboration with a team, for example by maintaining regular contact and sharing expertise with others.
  • (E) Plan, prioritise and carry out tasks independently.

Understanding of:

  • (E) The social model of disability

Job Responsibilities

General tasks (10%):

  • Managing an email inbox using Microsoft Outlook.
  • Communicating with colleagues regularly via Microsoft Teams (e.g. chat, voice notes or video calls).
  • Attending monthly Core Team meetings on Microsoft Teams.
  • Completing training and development activities as required.

Project Administration (45%):

  • Scheduling meetings and creating calendar events in Microsoft Teams.
  • Attending meetings and workshops on Zoom and Microsoft Teams as required.
  • Taking notes in meetings and typing these up to send to participants.
  • Sending meeting agendas, notes and recordings to participants by email.
  • Writing emails and documents in Plain English.
  • Maintaining online filing systems in Microsoft Teams.
  • Booking venues, travel and accommodation for in-person activities.
  • Assisting with planning for online showcase events, including creating online sign up/ticket pages.

Access Coordination (45%):

  • Maintaining accurate records of access requirements for project

To apply for this role, send your application form to [email protected] by 12 noon on Wednesday 12th April. 

You can apply by: 

> Filling in the Application Form on a computer
> Creating videos or audio recordings to answer the application questions. You can then send the files to us by sending a link to an online folder (e.g. Google Docs) or file transfer service (e.g. We Transfer)
> If you would like to apply in British Sign Language let us know as soon as possible, so that we can arrange for translation of your application. 

If the above options are not accessible to you please let them know, and they will make reasonable adjustments as required.  

Header Image Credit: Drake Music


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