EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR HIGHLY MOTIVATED PRESS OFFICER TO WORK WITH LEADING ARTISTS  – professional and autonomous working on exciting projects up and coming…. digital focus

KEYS AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Execute short and long-term communications strategies for all public-facing activity, including social media and printed press amongst others
  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of social media with the social media team and proactively generate material
  • Collaborate with both internal and external teams to launch and promote new exhibitions y working with artists and their associated galleries and other agencies where appropriate
  • Respond to media and incoming requests, including photography, interviews etc
  • Establish and nurture relationships with important media contacts and critics
  • Build and maintain a contacts database
  • Manage filming, interviews and photography involving the artist and other staff and external contacts where needed
  • Management of the archive of film, photography and content negotiating rights and copyright accordingly

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 4 plus  years’ communications experience
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Languages an advantage
  • Understanding of digital/social media
  • Understanding of copyright and image usage
  • Existing network of media contacts
  • Understanding and/or experience of the art world

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Self-starter who is adaptable and tenacious
  • Sound judgement to handle emerging issues in the manner that is fitting to circumstances and people involved
  • Solutions-focused – anticipates issues and develops solutions to resolve them