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Assistant Curator & Event Co-ordinator

The Role:

The Assistant Curator & Event Co-ordinator will support the Senior Event Curator & Creative Producer to research, plan, coordinate and manage the relationships involved in the creation and programming of new and existing events and festivals in the HemingwayDesign events portfolio.

This role provides administrative and logistical support to the Senior Event Curator & Creative Producer and Event Manager to ensure the smooth and efficient delivery of HemingwayDesign events and festivals. Responsibilities include database management, record keeping (including filing, archiving and evaluation), assisting with research, collating curatorial proposals, liaising with participants (performers, artists, curators, partners etc), processing contracts, drafting and collating presentations for client meetings and marketing purposes as required.

Other responsibilities will include organising meetings, preparing agendas and briefing notes, note taking and minuting meetings when required.

Main Duties / Key Responsibilities

  • To assist the research, development and curation of content for the HemingwayDesign programme, with opportunities to liaise with artists, curators, partners, and other stakeholders.
  • To support the Senior Event Curator & Creative Producer with day-to-day administrative tasks with a high level of accuracy and detail.
  • To maintain up-to-date records of all activities to support HemingwayDesign event programmes and evaluation. Proactively improve administration systems and record keeping, ensuring projects run smoothly and to plan, working alongside line managers to achieve this.
  • Under direction from Senior Event Curator & Creative Producer and/or Events Director, uses agreed HemingwayDesign templates to produce appropriate communications materials to help raise internal and external awareness of specific project progress and programmes (e.g. collating programme information for online or internal marketing purposes).
  • Develop and manage positive working relationships with artists, contributors and talent and be able to give constructive feedback.
  • To oversee event coordination working closely with the Event Manager to issue contracts and important documents.
  • To contribute to the archive, evaluation and monitoring of event programming and participants.
  • Support the curation and project management of HemingwayDesign events and festivals.
  • To contribute proactively to marketing activity and campaign planning, attending marketing meetings as required.
  • To regularly attend review meetings with the Senior Event Curator & Creative Producer and Events Director.
  • To produce short weekly project/activity updates.

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary dependent on experience and skills
  • Four weeks paid holiday plus all public holidays
  • The business operates a four-and-a-half-day week during the summer months of July and August
  • We have two full-time office dogs

How to apply:

Interested in applying for this position? Don’t just send us a CV but show us what you can bring to the HemingwayDesign team.

In order to be suitable for this role it’s important to us that you have an interest in and passion for our shared values of sustainability, social responsibility and using design to improve lives.

What is required:

  • A strong portfolio of comprehensive relevant previous work / projects and how they relate to our practice, and CV with experience
  • Cover letter outlining why you want to work with us, and why you’d be the perfect fit for our team

Please email beck@hemingwaydesign.co.uk with ‘Work With Us – Event Co’ in the subject field.

Application deadline:  31 January 2022

Comms Coordinator (part time)

The Role:

Supported by the Head of Marketing, the Comms Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, organisation and implementation of communications for the HemingwayDesign studio including the events and festival portfolio. Working with the Events Team, you will help support the development and delivery of a vibrant events programme. You will be responsible for coordinating communications, executing marketing campaigns, creating and delivering original innovative digital content.

Main Duties / Key Responsibilities

  • To implement digital strategies for the HemingwayDesign studio including events, create and curate outputs across various channels, including website and social media.
  • To plan and deliver cross-channel digital marketing campaigns in line with the event or project objectives.
  • To assist with the design, production and distribution of all promotional materials.
  • To create content and write copy for a range of marketing platforms and materials including websites, social media, newsletters and above the line advertising.
  • To maintain and update event websites.
  • To manage mailing lists ensuring it is up to date and the necessary information / data is being captured.
  • To organise PR briefings and build relationships with key journalists / influencers.
  • To monitor and record media coverage and file digital and hard copy press cuttings
  • To coordinate and write awards submissions for projects.
  • To manage and respond to social media comments.
  • To manage and update the event image library.
  • To provide data insights for improving the marketing and digital activities across the portfolio.
  • To achieve set targets for engagement, interaction and attendance, for each event.
  • To produce and source distinctive content for HemingwayDesign event social platforms.
  • To identify a programme of activity and themes for marketing and communications.
  • To implement a plan to achieve and maintain agreed annual targets.
  • To ensure the content reflects each event’s specific and diverse audiences.
  • To work effectively with other departments, internal and external suppliers and partners
  • To collaborate with the curatorial and content production teams to help source and attract new talent and contributors.
  • To produce personalised promotional materials that enable artists and contributors to endorse the event.
  • To manage film and photography crews at all events.
  • To provide event analysis and reporting on comms and social media performance – continuous analysis and evaluation of marketing campaigns to improve performance.
  • To manage HemingwayDesign’s LinkedIn account.

How to apply:

Interested in applying for this position? Don’t just send us a CV but show us what you can bring to the HemingwayDesign team.

In order to be suitable for this role it’s important to us that you have an interest in and passion for our shared values of sustainability, social responsibility and using design to improve lives.

What is required:

  • A strong portfolio of comprehensive relevant previous work / projects and how they relate to our practice, and CV with experience
  • Cover letter outlining why you want to work with us, and why you’d be the perfect fit for our team

Please email beck@hemingwaydesign.co.uk with ‘Work With Us – Comms Co’ in the subject field.

Application deadline:  31 January 2022

No telephone calls or agencies please