£10,800 for a 3 day week (based on an hourly rate of £10 x 22.5 hrs/wk x 48 wks). The contract is offered for one year initially with an option to extend the contract.
July 2nd 2012
Earlyarts is recruiting an Events and Communications Assistant
Earlyarts is recruiting an Events and Communications Assistant to build a high degree of connectivity and knowledge sharing between Earlyarts members by co-ordinating the Earlyarts Twilight Events programme, the Earlyarts annual UnConference, our marketing, communications and social media strategies, and provide insight into our membership that will help us build the network. The role is expected to generate income through sales, advertising, sponsorship of events and resources both on and offline. This is a long term contract for one year (with options for renewal) as we expand Earlyarts services.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Manage the Earlyarts Twilight Events programme, including researching and building relationships with cultural venues, co-ordinating the marketing, logistics and programming.
Manage the annual Earlyarts UnConference pr and marketing and the logistics, including venue, caterers, stands, contractors, equipment hire, delegate packs, front of house, photography, merchandise and post-production evaluation.
Monthly sales analysis and reports from Earlyarts events, services and resources, and supporting the Business Development Manager with CRM and SEO analytics.
Co-ordinate the marketing and communications strategy (including social media), with specific input into campaigns for Earlyarts services, events and resource promotions.
Co-ordinate press and media campaigns to support the promotion of all Earlyarts events and services, and building relationships with key bloggers, journalists and editors.
Build partnerships with potential sponsors and exhibitors for our online promotional spaces.
Support the team in adhering to our policies for Brand Management, Data Management and Finance and Admin, and maintaining them as required.
Ensure ongoing familiarity with our services and identify any sector events or marketing opportunities and software that might enable more effective delivery of our services.
Work in collaboration with the Earlyarts team, board and partners, and in line with Earlyarts principles, to achieve and share an excellent model of practice with all our stakeholders.
Essential skills and knowledge required:
Degree or equivalent in events management, marketing, sales or project management.
Thorough experience in events management, marketing and ethical sales strategies.
Knowledge of CRM systems, and a passion for building genuine relationships.
Self-motivated, focussed and enthusiastic with a commitment to Earlyarts’ values.
Experience in budget and financial management, with good analytical skills.
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, particularly under pressure.
Excellent research and analysis skills, including superb attention to detail.
Ability to work well independently and remotely, sometimes in unsocial hours, with excellent self discipline and organisational skills, and an ability to stay on task and resist distractions.
Excellent presentation skills with a penchant for storytelling.
IT literacy including Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Google Docs.
Web 2.0 literacy with strong understanding of using social media applications for relationship-based marketing, including Twitter, Wordpress, Facebook, Flickr, Vimeo, Skype.
Keen interest in arts, culture, early education or the digital sector.
Ability to travel for occasional Earlyarts events and monthly team meetings (in Huddersfield).
Commitment to a shared approach to working, building ideas as part of a team, championing Earlyarts values, and helping to find more effective ways of supporting our members.
More information and an application pack here: http://www.earlyarts.co.uk/about-us/our-vacancies
Job: Events and Communications Assistant