Kickstarter Success

Published: 12/11/2021

The Tank Museum is blown away by Kickstarter Scheme Success!

As part of the UK government’s Plan for Jobs, employers can receive funding to create new six-month job placements for young people.

The scheme is aimed at 16 to 24-year olds currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment, who will be able to access a six-month paid placement for a minimum 25 hours a week.

Mason Goodwin, who has just completed his Media Production Kickstarter, said, “My six-month term at The Tank Museum has been a tremendous experience. I have expanded upon my filmmaking knowledge and come out the other end with a portfolio filled to the brim with exciting content.

“The team have always been incredibly communicative, clear with their intentions and supportive of my experience, which was occasionally strenuous due to my two and a half-hour commute from Southampton.

“My deepest and sincerest thanks go out to everyone who has made my experience so colourful and worthwhile. From the blistering heat of a TANKFEST afternoon to the gloomiest November morning, I’ve always felt that I’ve been in the right place at the right time.”

Matt Sampson, Media Production Manager said “It’s been an absolute delight to have Mason join our team.

A man and a woman stand with a camera in the Tank Museum Tank Men exhibition. Another man stands in front of a tank, ready to present

“It has been a pleasure to be part of his career development journey, not just training him but also to watch him grow in skillset and confidence.

“Plus the sheer amount of dedication he has put into the role, with a 4-hour commute every day just to make it in. Not many people would start the working day at 5.30 am and stick it out for 6 months!

“His work ethic is a true credit to him and any employer would be lucky to have Mason join as part of their team!”

If you are interested in joining The Tank Museum as part of the Kickstart Scheme look out for vacancies posted on our recruitment site here.