Marketing Coordinator, Independents Biennial 2018 – Art in Liverpool C.I.C.

Marketing Coordinator, Independents Biennial 2018 – Art in Liverpool C.I.C.

Deadline: 13th April 2018
Interviews: 20th April 2018
Hours: 46 days, April-October 2018 (working between 1-4 days per week)
Fee: £4,428.00 (£12 per hour)
Start date: asap

Art in Liverpool are running the Independents Biennial 2018 between July and October 2018. We are now looking to appoint a Part-Time Marketing Coordinator to support the delivery of the festival.

Independents Biennial is focussed on bringing contemporary visual art to audiences around the city region on the fringe of Liverpool Biennial, celebrating the artistic talent that lives and works in the North West. With exhibitions and events planned to take place around the entire Liverpool City Region this is a key role, coordinating the voice of the festival.

Working two days a week, from home, or Art in Liverpool’s city centre office base, the successful applicant will be managing marketing budgets, PR and working closely with, festival supporters, One Fell Swoop to build a marketing strategy with a local and national reach.

(Full details of the role responsibilities, and application criteria are copied below)

The role of the Marketing Coordinator is available between April and July 2018 as a temporary position, with the potential to extend the contract subject to further funding.

If the successful applicant does not have access to the appropriate software or hardware, we can provide company equipment for the duration of the project. Art in Liverpool hope to build a team that represents the diversity of the region, so we encourage applications for all areas of the community.

To apply, please send an up to date copy of your CV, along with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role, to independents@artinliverpool.com by 9am on Saturday 14th April

Role responsibilities:

  • Developing a marketing strategy for Independents Biennial 2018
  • Coordinating & Delivering the marketing strategy for Independents Biennial 2018
  • Responsible for social media of Independents Biennial 2018, and Art in Liverpool’s perennial channels
  • Writing copy for marketing and PR purposes
  • Developing PR plans alongside One Fell Swoop (a project marketing partner supporting mailouts and PR activities)
  • Design & layouts for promotional materials, working with the magazine editor to ensure Independents Biennial presence in all publications
  • Working directly with galleries, artists & organisations involved with the festival to establish a clear and visible festival
  • Supporting further sponsorship and funding applications for Independents Biennial, and Art in Liverpool C.I.C.

Consider the following criteria, on which our decisions will be based:

(E) Essential, (D) Desirable

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite – particularly, Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign (E)
  • Video editing (D)
  • MS Office – particularly Word & Excel (E)
  • Building social media followings – including scheduling platforms like Buffer & Hootsuite (E)
  • Writing & editing copy (E)
  • Engaging with and supporting artists in promoting their work (D)
  • Event photography for general publication (D)
  • Knowledge of wordpress administration (D)

Knowledge

  • Visual art & culture in the Liverpool City Region (E)
  • PR & media relations in the Liverpool City Region (E)
  • PR & media relations nationally (E)
  • Arts funding (D)

Experience

  • PR with a national reach (E)
  • PR with a local focus (E)
  • Copywriting (E)
  • Branding (E)
  • Remote working (D)
  • Sourcing funding & sponsorship (D)

To apply, please send an up to date copy of your CV, along with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role, to independents@artinliverpool.com by 9am on Saturday 14th April