Homotopia is a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England. This is an exciting opportunity to join a unique cultural organisation with an international profile.
Homotopia champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives.
Homotopia produces year round engagement programmes and produces an internationally renowned arts festival every November. The organisation also has a groundbreaking social justice and heritage programme throughout the year & commissions a range of activities across the arts and museums – from theatre to digital art, to dance, live art & music to literature.
July – November 30 hours (starting late July/early August)
30 hours across 4 days per week
£22k pro rata
The role will provide organisational, curatorial and administrative support to the Artistic Director and coordinate the preparation and delivery of Homotopia Festival in Liverpool November 2017.
You will be part of a highly skilled team and will be based between the Homotopia office and occasionally work on site at various performance venues. You will be expected to work with a team of other freelancers including marketing, PR, videographer and finance officer both at the office and off site.
You will be computer literate, highly organised with excellent attention to detail.
The ability to prioritise and juggle multiple priorities & exercise effective judgement when managing tasks.
You will have first-rate interpersonal and communication skills – both speaking and in writing – and the ability to communicate in a confident and engaging manner at all levels. You will be an enthusiastic & proactive individual.
It is highly desirable that you will have strong marketing skills, an interest in popular culture, cultural diversity and the arts.
The role will be a fully interconnected structure that relies on collaboration, flexibility and the ability to operate within both formal and informal reporting relationships.
Dynamic, self-starter and strong initiative
It is essential that the applicant is:
Reporting to Artistic Director
AD support, General admin duties to include;
Marketing/festival /project, event & curatorial support,
Low level fundraising, advertising & sponsor liaison
Organising audience and market research with volunteers
Manage social media and deliver key messages
Supporting the production team throughout festival period
Writing brief reports and analysing data
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
The post will be based at the Homotopia office in central Liverpool This is an office-based job on a full time basis, which will include some evening and weekend work at events.
We are committed to attracting and recruiting diverse candidates.
Type of employment : TBC
Length of contract : July – November 2017
To apply for the post please provide a CV and covering letter detailing your suitability, match to the person specification and reasons for applying for the post.
Email your covering letter and CV to: Gary Everett firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications is 5:00pm on Friday 21st July 2017
Interviews will take place week commencing 24th July in Liverpool City Centre.