Assistant Event Coordinator for UNITY Arts Festival

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£10 per hour
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30 th April 2019

We are looking for a full-time or part-time assistant event coordinator to join our creative team at Trinity Art Gallery and help to develop second edition of UNITY Arts Festival.

UNITY Arts Festival focuses on arts, specifically: visual arts, painting, sculpture, photography, film, dance, performance and spoken word. Through the unity of artists and arts organisations, the festival strives to bring quality content through a series of exhibitions, performances and workshops. The aim being to encourage and inspire visitors to both observe and to participate in the arts of UNITY.

The opportunity involves following tasks:

- assist with events management for UNITY Arts Festival programming
- responsible for social media updates
- responsible for website updates
- responsible for creating events through Facebook, Eventbrite, Arts Council website - plan, organise, present and market events that are part of UNITY program

- document and catalogue acquisitions and keep records of archives
- assisting to curate program of events
- good understanding of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Word and Excel
- responsible for creating press release and newsletters (good understanding of Mailchimp)
- must be adoptable to the nature of the festival as it evolves in its content
- needs to be able to attend meeting with artists, designers and producers
- assist with shipping and deliveries
- basic bookkeeper skills would be very useful
- problem solving skills
- excellent oral and written communication skills
- committed team player with “can do” approach
- qualifications in similar job positions, someone from arts or event sector would be preferable - best candidate will bring creative elements to this role

About UNITY Arts Festival

Unity Arts Festival was created in response to the rapid development of new housing and influx of new people to Leamouth Peninsula. Its purpose to bridge communities through the arts. In this first year it is the established arts community of Trinity Buoy Wharf and the expanding community of London City Island to which the festival gives focus. It is also a year where foundations are being laid to welcome Goodluck Hope and its new residents to the festival program.

Over the weekend of 21st & 22nd September we will hold our second UNITY Arts Festival, opening our doors to share what we do. Through the unity of artists and arts organisations, the festival strives to bring quality content through a series of exhibitions, performances and workshops. The aim being to encourage and inspire visitors to both observe and to participate in the arts of UNITY.

Find out more on our website: http://unityartsfestival.com/

Instagram: @unity.arts.festival Facebook: @UnityArtsFestival Twitter: @UnityArtsFestiv

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