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Electra seeks Press and Marketing Co-ordinator, (part-time, freelance)

Fri Feb 16, 2007 05:58

Electra seeks Press and Marketing Co-ordinator, Electra (part-time, freelance)

Location: Clerkenwell, London
Salary: Circa 20,000 pro rata depending on experience
Contract: One Year, part-time (2 - 2.5 days per week)
Closing Date: 5pm Monday 12 March 2007
Application is by post only (covering letter and CV)
Interviews will be held in the week of 19th March

Electra is a London based contemporary art production agency which specializes in commissioning and producing ambitious cross-disciplinary projects by artists working across sound, moving image, performance and the visual arts. Through close collaboration with a range of venues and production partners, Electra presents its projects across the UK and internationally. Electra is regularly funded by Arts Council England.

Electra was recently awarded an Organisational Development Grant by Arts Council England for marketing and brand development. This campaign will be timed to coincide with the launch of Electra's 2007/08 programme. We are seeking to employ a part-time Press and Marketing Co-ordinator to manage and implement this campaign.

Successful applicant will be educated to degree level with at least two years experience in press or marketing a similar position, ideally in a contemporary art setting. He or she will have a proven track record in marketing and press campaigns and good press contacts across the UK and internationally. The candidate must have experience in managing the work of consultants such as print designers or web developers, as well as impeccable attention to detail, copywriting and editing skills and excellent communication skills. Basic skills needed for web editing and updating are also required.

We are seeking a motivated self starter, who would welcome an opportunity to become a key member of a small but dynamic team and who would thrive in an environment in which their input would be central to the organisation's development. An interest or awareness of the artists Electra has worked with is desirable, as is an interest in experimental music and cross artform work.

Application is by letter and CV. Applications are by post only. Emailed applications will not be accepted. Please download the Job Description, Person Specification and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form from http://www.electra-productions.com/current/job/index.html or contact Dawn Scarfe, Marketing and Administration Co-ordinator, Electra, tel: 020 7837 3131, email: dawn@electra-productions.com