Marketing Officer, First Fridays, Lancaster Arts Partners

Deadline: Tuesday 8 December 2015. Paid.


If you’re an experienced and creative freelance marketer with a passion for making the arts more accessible, then you could be the right person for us!

The Lancaster Arts Partnership (LAP) is looking to appoint a freelance Marketing Officer to work with them in delivering their ‘Lancaster Arts City’ activities, with a particular emphasis on promoting the innovative monthly ‘First Fridays’ programme. First Fridays is a monthly multi-disciplinary mini-festival of the arts, which happens on the first Friday of every month. Each event brings together artists and performers, from the local and national scene, in venues across Lancaster – featuring music, literature, drama, dance, visual arts, cinema, poetry and much more.

Reporting to the First Fridays Creative Producer, this role will involve:

  • Promoting the monthly First Friday events, developing audiences and increasing participation;
  • Working with local press and radio to maximise the profile of the First Friday programme;
  • Managing the development of the Lancaster Arts City website, e-lists, social media and all digital communications; and
  • Raising the profile of LAP and it’s work to audiences, participants, visitors and stakeholders.

Hours: 1.5 per week (12 hours).

Period of Contract: 13 months from December 2015 to January 2016.

Remuneration: £150.00 per day, inclusive of any inclusive of any additional costs.

Location: A desk space is can be made available at the Ludus Dance offices in Lancaster, if required.

Budget: A marketing budget of approximately £5,000 is available for delivering 10 First Friday events across the annual programme.

A full role description and other relevant information is provided at

To apply, please supply the following by email to or by post to Ludus Dance, Assembly Rooms, King Street, Lancaster, LA1 1RE.

  • An up-to-date CV;
  • A statement, paying particular attention to the person specification, of how you meet the brief giving examples of previous relevant projects you have worked on in a similar role (no more than one page);
  • Contact details for 2 relevant referees; and
  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form,

Application deadline: 10am on Tuesday 8th December 2015.