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Kickstart vacancies in Gloucester

With almost 200 vacancies across the county, you're sure to find your perfect Kickstart role through Gloucestershire College.

  • Paid 6-month placements with Gloucestershire's best businesses.
  • For 16 to 24-year-olds in receipt of Universal Credit.
  • Full support and free training by GC.

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Innovation Order Fulfilment x 1

Adey Innovation Ltd

Working as part of the supply chain, logistic and procurement team, the post holder will support the fulfilment of customer orders.

HR Administrator x 1

Adey Innovation Ltd

Provide admin support to HR Director; general HR administrative support to all divisions of the business.

Marketing Assistant x 1

Adey Innovation Ltd

Working as part of the marketing team, the post holder will support the marketing manager with day-to-day upkeep of social media; creating content and schedules; supporting development of e-learning and management of bookings via Eventbrite; assisting in organising and running online and in person events; reviewing and reporting on campaign performance; support with creation of animation and video, including briefing storyboards and working with agencies.

Sales Executive x 2

Colston Media

You will work as part of a team of 4 sales executives; through outbound calling/new business development you will form long-lasting relationships with local businesses of all sizes and industries. Through excellent customer service and salesmanship, you will provide tailored advertising solutions that meet local businesses' current and future needs. With industry-recognised publications, market insight and first-class training and development, we will provide you with the structure to succeed.

Receptionist and Administrator x 1

Cotswold and County Aesthetics

This role will include answering the telephone, responding to emails, making and amending appointments, data collection and entry. You will be given the opportunity to learn basic book keeping and money handling. In addition, duties will include filing client records, stock taking and record keeping, product knowledge and client advice and support, which will be taught in house.


Marketing/Media Assistant x 1

Cotswold Motors

You will become responsible for all marketing and social media for the business across all channels. This will include, but is not limited to, the ongoing management and development of the company website - This will involve liaision with the web design company, and the day to day management of all vehicles displayed and all inbound enquiries generated by the site.

Trainee Sales Executive x 2

Cotswold Motors

You will be responsible for handling online and telephone enquiries to create a database of customers, and handle their enquiries professionally from the initial point of contact through to the conclusion of the sale and delivery of the chosen vehicle.

Junior Business Development Manager x 3


Marketing to potential prospects via telephone and email. Booking in appointments for Sales Director to follow up. Develop a thorough understanding of the businesses' products or services and be able to advise new prospects about them. Undertake new business activity daily, ensuring a regular activity of pipeline and new prospects. Trainee Business Development Manager – desired skills: strong rapport building skills and the ability to deliver relationships across a range of decision makers.

Web Designer Publisher x 1

Donaldson & Newman

Web designer publisher with other computer skills and computer work (programming, system design and database management).

Home Site Maintenance/Handyperson x 1

Donaldson & Newman

You will be involved in the general maintenance of a park home site with varied duties ranging from grounds maintenance, landscaping, grass cutting and tree pruning in the summer. Mobile home repairs, plumbing and woodworking. Outdoor buildings or labour work involving repairs to roads/pathways, steps, handrails, concrete bases etc. Grounds work involving replacing or repairing existing water pipes and sewage pipes etc. Repairs and maintenance of rental fleet of park homes, including exterior repairs, painting and decorating, some refurbishment work which may involve fitting of new kitchen or bathroom suite. Dismantling and clearance of older homes etc. Siting and groundwork preparation for new homes.

Trainee Barista x 4

Gloucester Corporate Services

Greet customers as they enter. Answer their questions regarding ingredients. Take orders while paying attention to detail (e.g. preferences of coffee blend, dairy and sugar ratios). Prepare beverages following recipes. Serve beverages and prepared food, like cookies, pastries and muffins. Receive and process payments (cash and credit cards). Keep the bar area clean. Maintain stock of clean mugs and plates. Check if brewing equipment operates properly and report any maintenance needs. Comply with health and safety regulations. Communicate customer feedback to managers and recommend new menu items.

Admissions Assistant x 1

Gloucestershire College

This is an excellent opportunity to gain transferrable skills and experience in customer service, business administration, marketing and education, as well as networking opportunities with college staff and the potential to be recommended for any future GC employment opportunities.

Curriculum Administrator Support x 1

Gloucestershire College

The purpose of this role is to develop new skills and knowledge of curriculum, and provide effective general administrative support to all curriculum areas. Responsibilities include daily monitoring of the curriculum administrators' e-mail inbox and dealing with absence reporting and queries; liaising with data partners, student programmes office and curriculum areas. The successful applicant will also support the curriculum administration team with day-to-day administrative tasks and deliver a strong customer service to all visitors, parents/carers and students, including dealing with enquiries and following up on messages in a welcoming and friendly manner.

Business Hub Administrator x 1

Gloucestershire College

Assist employer, apprenticeship applicants and current apprentices with enquiries as required; refer them to the relevant member of the Business Hub team. Utilise and update a number of IT and web-based systems in order to provide an effective and efficient service. Including data input on various systems, checking the quality of the information and accuracy of data entry. Retrieving data and preparing it for reports and collation of data for meetings.

Technology and Engineering Administrator x 1

Gloucestershire College

Be the main point of contact for day-to-day administrative support for staff, learners, clients, employers and other customers. Provide assistance to staff, to enable effective teaching, learning and assessment. Deal with enquiries and follow up on messages in a welcoming and friendly manner. Communicate effectively with learners, clients, employers etc. in an effective and customer-focused manner. Provide effective administrative support, including specific projects, when required. Act as a reference point, providing information to learners, clients, employers and staff across the College. Work flexibly in order to support effective administration within the College. Provide word processing support, including correspondence, reports and promotional material in line with the College’s corporate style.

Mechanical Fitter x 2

Green Fuels Research

Green Fuels is a fast-growing green energy company and the leading manufacturer of distributed-scale biofuel equipment. You will be trained in every aspect of the building and testing of their biofuel refineries; this includes welding, pipe bending and general fitting. You will be working with various pumps, sensors and valves. Training will also include testing processing plants, with some electrical and calibration training. Green Fuels are looking for a well-rounded person who can work with the engineering team and pick up a multitude of skills.


Assistant Cabinet Maker/Fitter x 2

HGS Cabinetry

Main responsibilities will include cutting and assembling frames and doors for shaker style kitchens. Using a wide range of hand tools, power tools and workshop plant and machinery. The role will also involve preparation of components for painting by sanding both using industrial sanding machines and by-hand sanding. The role will also support the finishing shop by sanding back primed kitchen components ready for final spray finishing in the paint shop.

Office Administrator x 1

Laser IT

This role will primarily involve carrying out office administrative activities such as processing information through the computer system, organising incoming documentation, collating outgoing documentation and generally supporting the overall business. Other responsibilities/duties will include, but not be limited to, the raising of purchase orders to suppliers, processing incoming purchase orders and handling all manufacturing instruction documents in line with company procedure.

Marketing Associate x 1

Lighthouse Sustainability

Support with marketing, including social media on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Opportunity to learn platforms including Hootsuite; Miro; Asana; Mailchimp. Writing and editing social media and blog posts. Cleansing and managing the customer database. Market research relevant to day-to-day work. Support and administration of online training courses including formatting PPT or other presentation packages, use of images, design of presentations.

Receptionist & Office Administrator x3

Listening Post - GLOS

As a Receptionist/Office Administrator with Listening Post you will work closely with the Management and administrative team to effectively administrate the client journey for our clients from Client Registration through to end of the counselling journey to ensure that all paperwork for every client is stored where it should be and available.  You will be involved in collation, data input and analysis of statistics to determine client waiting times, etc.  You will answer the telephone quite often to clients wishing to register for counselling.  When we are counselling face to face again you will be responsible for greeting people when they arrive for their counselling session.  You will assist with the day to day administration within a busy general office which will include, filing, photocopying, emailing.

Trainee Lawncare Operative x 1

MJS Lawncare (Tru Green)

Working with a small team, on a day-to-day basis you will be: working outside on customers lawns completing lawn care treatments; engaging with customers about their lawn; scarifying and aerating lawns (it can be hard work!); applying moss, weed and pesticide treatments, along with other specialist treatments such as top dressing and over seeding; updating our customer records with accurate information about treatments carried out. Support marketing initiatives, such as completing leaflet drops around current customers, ensure machinery, equipment and vehicles are kept clean and to standard.

Labourer x 1

MRCB Property Solutions

Basic labouring duties assisting skilled tradesmen on site.

Customer Support Assistant x2 

Pearce IT & Telecoms

Duties will include: Demonstrate excellent customer service focus when dealing with clients, Meet and greet customers that come to our office for drop off or collection. The accurate and timely logging of client issues either by telephone, email or in person. Recognising the importance of SLAs and when specific cases require escalation.  Working as part of a team, understanding the pressures pressing issues, Configuring new devices as per client. requirements.

Engineering Office Assistant x 1

Plunkett Associates

(a) performing general office clerk duties and errands, including answering the phone
(b) updating paperwork, maintaining documents and recording information onto databases as required
(c) helping organise and maintain the company environment including stock control
(d) some ordering and being on top of subsequent deliveries
(e) assembly and quality checks of production parts
(f) packing and shipment of parts to clients
(g) maintaining and ensuring a safe, clean working environment
The role will be very much hands on, suiting an individual who is looking for more of a challenge and a real opportunity to help support the operation.

Telesales x 1

Proactive Business Supplies

Main duties will involve cold calling from your database promoting and selling office supplies and other products that we sell. You will be responsible for achieving all your targets along with maintaining, developing and growing your area. You will also be responsible for maintaining your database (by ensuring you have at least 1,000 records) and ensuring each prospect and customer has a task assigned to them. You will also be responsible for keeping your desk and working area clean and tidy.

PR and Marketing Assistant x 2

Radioactive PR

You will work with our existing team to support in this effort – helping us brainstorm creative ideas, writing client materials to a high standard, talking to journalists and producers, working with clients to get their social media messaging PERFECT and more. You will also help with the marketing of our agency itself – writing content for our site and social media and really getting to grips with what a PR and marketing agency does.

Pre Press Trainee x 1


The purpose of this role is to support the process of book manufacturing by fulfilling a direct pre-production role, handling print files and transforming these in to electronic pages ready for printing. Key duties and responsibilities include Interrogating print files for printing; Producing proofs; Fixing print files (after training); Assisting other operators to maximise productivity; Advising customer service staff and potentially customers, where there are issues with files; Working with the production team to agree quality and customer expectations are met; Supporting other areas of the business as necessary.


Assistant Baker x 1

Severn Vale Community Kitchen CIC

This role offers the right candidate the fantastic opportunity to bake our extensive range of cakes in our five-star hygiene rated production kitchen. We are looking for someone with boundless enthusiasm and a hands-on approach, who is prepared to ‘muck in’ where necessary. The right person will love baking and cooking and be keen to learn and expand their skills and knowledge.

Junior Conveyancer x 3


Training and liaising with team members on ongoing matters, Supporting ongoing case management and client relationship management. To obtain searches, attend team meetings where appropriate, open new files, keep files well organised and property updated. To use DPS for all emails, letters, reports and correspondence and ensure other team members use it correctly. Utilise PC skills as necessary to carry out the job tasks. Record phone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate. Actioning to ensure response to calls, where necessary in compliance with company standards and procedures.

Telephone Receptionist Trainee x 1


To provide efficient, effective and friendly telephone assistant service to take incoming calls. To form a good working relationship with colleagues. To deal with all calls within four rings. To cover physical reception when needed. Learning about all services the firm offers, deal with all incoming faxes and outgoing faxes promptly and efficiently, as well as logging in and distributing any documents that are handed in. Cover New Business Team as appropriate. To ensure that all clients and visitors to the office are dealt with effectively and that their presence is communicated to the fee earners or secretaries as soon as possible. Work with partners and other employees of the Firm to provide an efficient and quality service to the clients and third parties. Develop PC skills as necessary to carry out the job tasks, such as assisting with typing. Ensure that client confidentiality is maintained at all times. To provide appropriate assistance, technical skills and services to the office, partners and team.

Will Database Administrator x 1


To provide efficient, effective and accurate data administration for the Will Bank. To form a good working relationship with colleagues. Learning about all services the firm offers. Work with partners and other employees of the Firm to provide an efficient and quality service to the clients and third parties. Develop PC skills as necessary to carry out the job tasks such as assisting with typing.
Ensure that client confidentiality is maintained at all times. To provide appropriate assistance, technical skills and services to the office, Partners, and team in compliance with company standards and procedures.

Mentor x 2

The Bizz

This role will be to develop a positive, supportive relationship with a mentee to provide committed, non-judgemental listening and support. You will help mentees identify and achieve their own goals for a healthier lifestyle - especially in relation to education, alcohol or drug abuse, employment, sexual responsibility and relationships, criminal activity, family and peer relationships, home environment, and personal well-being.

Social Media Editor x1 (Stroud) 

The Door Youth Project 

The Social Media Editor will edit The Door’s Service Delivery social media content to a high standard, which is engaging for our target audience and still gets across the meaning of The Door. The edits will stick closely to branding, The Door guidelines and any other instructions and recommendations made by the Pioneer Community Youthworker.

Specific responsibilities for the role are to manage the day-to-day service delivery social media content creation and publication, including: editing recorded content including “The Door Tries” to a high standard and within The Door’s guidelines, ensuring that content is uploaded to the correct playlists at the correct time, ensuring that the footage is accessible within a reasonable time frame for editing and chasing up with the relevant content creator if this does not happen, sharing ideas with their line manager, engaging in meetings concerning upcoming events and how these can be advertised in our videos, providing informed ideas about future content based on statistics, trends and successful published videos, assisting with filming (COVID permitting), providing technical support for filming, including problem-solving and advice on methods and equipment to improve the quality, liaising with the Operations and Events Coordinator to create content in line with the overall social media strategy and assisting with campaigns, assisting with live stream events, reviewing the current editing process with a view to creating the most time-efficient way forward.

This job holder will work from home and in the office as required.


Party Planner and Bar Tender x 1

The Vine Bar and Kitchen

Whilst learning the skills of bar tendering and mixology, The Vine Bar are looking are looking for a dynamic individual, who is artistic and creative with core knowledge of social media and influencing trends across these platforms. Duties will include assisting the manager and supervisor with party planning and organising, creating events and discussing customer requirements. Whilst serving customers food and alcohol, making cocktails and learning the art of creating new inventions and driving new ideas to the venue.


Property Management Assistant x 1

Thomas & Thomas Property

You will be working within a small team, assisting where required, mainly within the Property Management department of the business. You will be liaising with tenants, landlords/landladies and contractors daily. This will involve organising maintenance works, property inspections and renewals of tenancies. In addition to this, you will also play a part in the sales and lettings side of the business, where you will also be booking viewings and obtaining feedback from viewings. We are very keen to support our staff in progressing and learning as much as possible, so the role can be what you make it.

Engineering Process Operator x 1

Trackwise Designs

This is an exciting opportunity to join Trackwise, a high quality manufacturing company based in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. You will have the opportunity to work under the guidance of skilled craftsmen and engineers. Trackwise has recently innovated a means of manufacturing multilayer flexible PCBs of any length and are in the process of expanding their facility to manufacture these globally innovative products for the electric vehicle and aerospace sectors, where the weight saving offered is of significant benefit. You will join a dedicated, experienced team and will develop as an engineer by gaining a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of the manufacture of specialised PCBs.

Office Assistant x 1


This role will include covering the service and main reception areas. You will be answering telephone enquiries, handling customer collecting and returning vehicles. Organising ordering and deliveries of parts. Helping to create and maintain customer database. To use company's app to send service and MOT reminders. To assist in day to day issues that may arise.

Marketing Assistant x 1 (home-based)

Wanderlust Camper Co

The marketing assistant will primarily be responsible for social media posts that follow the marketing strategy. As the role grows, you will contribute towards the marketing strategy going forward, working with the marketing manager. Posts will need to be written, posted and scheduled as instructed. You will be required to make small changes and update ready artwork for adverts and social media posts with tweaks and edits using the artwork software. As the role progresses, you will be creating new artwork following templates.

Office Assistant x 1 (home-based)

Wanderlust Camper Co

The majority of the role will be to coordinate the administration of the campervan tours, including looking after the database and making updates. Following instructions, you will be adding business profiles on the platform with pin-point details as provided, and check accuracy of current pin-point details and research new relevant pin-points as instructed. Sourcing and researching travel information will be a crucial part of the role. Overall, this role is essential to ensure the quality of our tours. As the tours expand, you will be required to systematically process descriptions and information into different languages using online translation software. This will then need to be entered accurately into the platform for customer use.



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