Our client is a Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery in London. They are looking for a creative, confident Communications & PR Manager to expand the gallery’s audience across digital channels and implement press campaigns for its exhibition programme.

Responsibilities

Contribute creative ideas to broaden and expand the gallery audience with innovative and integrated digital marketing campaigns across its digital channels (incl but not limited to gallery website, Instagram, LinkedIn)

Develop and implement Rich Media Content strategy, from commission to distribution

Produce ad hoc marketing materials in-house using Adobe Photoshop

Devise creative strategies to grow and diversify the gallery’s social following alongside the social media manager

Implement press campaigns for exhibition programme and selected fairs

Set up one-on-one briefings and proactively pitch media about the gallery programme and external projects, securing coverage

Write, copyedit and proof texts such as press releases to support press campaigns

Format press releases and gallery documents

Select and prepare press images, captions, and information

Oversee logistics for press interviews, journalist visits, photographers, and film crews

Respond to incoming enquiries from press

Build the gallery’s press network and database

Monitor press coverage and request corrections where appropriate

Scan and file press archive

Manage gallery events within the team on the ground – Support from Gallery Assistants

 

Candidate Specifications

Creative, flexible and innovative approach to working, bringing new ideas to the table

Ambitious for the gallery, with an entrepreneurial spirit

Strong visual sense

Educated to degree level, preferably in arts or humanities subject (BA required)

Demonstrated PR network

Experience leading communications and marketing campaigns

Excellent communications skills, as well as analytical, organisational, and interpersonal skills

Strong language skills. Fluent in English, further languages desired but not essential

Excellent written skills in English

Demonstrated skill writing about art and exhibitions

 

Location: London
Salary: around £45K+ pa DOE
Gallery is Open Wed- Sat, 12-6 and for private appointments; the role could be Full-time or Part-time in the gallery or remote
Role to be filled ASAP

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