Kirklees Youth Enterprise Centre

Deliver communications and project management support to a £4.9m ERDF flagship youth entrepreneur project.

#TeenStrategy Objective:

Raise awareness of self-employment within a number of pre-identified communities and encourage young people to consider setting up a viable enterprise.

#TeenStrategy Solution:

Comprehensive communications strategy delivered over eighteen months, to multiple audiences (young people and influencers) across various channels and platforms.

Activated #TeenStrategy:

  • Extensive research with target audience
  • Produced eighteen-month communications strategy
  • Production of all branding and promotional collateral
  • Integral member of project steering group
  • Helped mentor and establish two young businesses
  • Management of two successful events
  • Creation of the Kirklees Youth Enterprise Awards

#TeenStrategy Success:

  • Over 450 young people in the Kirklees area expressed an interest in self-employment
  • 150 registered and started the process of writing a business plan
  • 72 teens established an enterprise and received start-up funding
  • The young people taking advantage of the project represented a diverse mix of socio-economic backgrounds
  • Led to Fourteen19® being invited to participate in a number of national high-profile youth enterprise projects – including the Commission into Young People and Enterprise
For more information on this, or any other projects we have been involved with please contact Graham Sykes on +44(0)1422 250070 or use the webform below.
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