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Production & Marketing Assistant

Start & End date: July 9th 2018- February 2019
Place of work: Nottingham
Responsible to: Creative Producer & Communications and Audience Development Manager
Fee £9,600 based on freelance contract of approx 3 day per week (or 24 hours)
Deadline: Weds 13 June, midday
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UKYA is seeking a Production and Marketing Assistant with a focus on Large Scale Projects . The role will support the Creative Producer and  Communications and Audience Development Manager in the delivery of Nottingham 19 (see City Takeover Brochure PDF for more info)

Main Purpose of the role:

  • To support the presentation and installation of a range of artwork across the city in formal and non formal spaces as part of the Nottingham 19 ‘City Takeover’
  • To lead & support the presentation and delivery of the Nottingham 19 ‘City Takeover’ Fringe event which will be working with up to three university groups.
  • To support the Nottingham 19 marketing and communications campaign, managing social media and UKYA events
  • To inform and support the development of public programming for the Nottingham 19
  • Assist the team in the office to ensure the successful delivery of Nottingham 19
  • To assist the engagement co-ordinator as appropriate

What the role will involve…

As part of our commitment to develop the creativity of young people and to put artists at the heart of what we do. UK Young Artists is offering an exciting opportunity for an emerging producer or artist who wishes to develop the following skills:

  • How to organise and plan work with individual artists in challenging & public spaces
  • Manage artists contracts, selection process and all administration relating to Nottingham 19
  • How to liaise with venue staff & technicians to plan installation and de-install of work and performances
  • Learn from an experienced in house team
  • How to ensure technical requirements are collated and communicated to the tech team and assist with the placing of site specific work/s and performances
  • How to cohesively show a broad range of cross art form work in one place/space
  • How to interpret work for the public
  • Understanding of how to market and promote a large scale event
  • To develop your critical understanding and awareness of interdisciplinary arts and large scale festivals

How To Apply

Please download the Job Description for full information about the role and how to apply. You will need to submit a cover letter, CV and EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FORM to apply for the position. 

Deadline: Weds 13 June, midday