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Account Director




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1 August 2019

Account Director : Arts PR : £Neg.+ excellent bonus 

  • Create PR and brand strategy for global arts galleries, artists, arts & heritage institutions. 

Our client is a word leading PR agency for arts market.

As Account Director you will work with UK and global clients to create PR and brand strategy for commercial art galleries, art fairs, art prizes & awards, cultural events, biennales, heritage institutions, museums, festivals, cultural zones, and individual artists. You will ensure your clients get top measurable results - from creating a VIP programme to planning a media relations campaign to a brand audit to a digital communications strategy.

Core functions of an Account Director : 

  • Lead Client Accounts 
    • Lead on client meetings 
    • Demonstrate to clients coverage achieved / anticipated 
    • Formulate campaign, copy, and brand strategy.
    • Monitor client service to ensure high level service is maintained 
    • Liaise with Account Managers for status and other reports 
    • Maintain awareness of media landscape relevant to client accounts
  • Manage a team.
    • Ensure your Account Managers & Account Executives receive training & mentoring 
    • Motivate your direct reports by being a respected leader in the agency 
    • Brief your team on strategy 
    • Monitor the team’s work to make certain work is in line with strategy, timeline, and budget 
  • New Business : 
    • Create new business proposals 
    • Initiate business development ideas for the agency
    • Proactively seek new business -  you benefit from an excellent bonus for new business wins.
  • Media Relations : 
    • Provide clients with media training 
    • Write press releases and other materials 
    • Respond to press requests 
    • Meet with top tier Arts & Cultural Editors & Journalists 
    • Pitch following send-outs 

Key Candidate Criteria : 

  • Experience at SAM or AD level in an agency environment.
  • Experience of formulating and analysing media, brand. and digital strategies 
  • Demonstrate track record of securing press coverage for top level arts clients. 

This is an ideal opportunity for a PR professional experienced in and passionate about arts & culture.

You will report to the senior agency leaders.

This is a pivotal position in the agency whereby you will embody positive leadership behaviours internally and externally. 

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Communications Associate



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open until filled

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Communications Associate
The Communications Associate enhances awareness of OtB, and helps to build audience, ensuring that the media, the field, our community, and the public know who we are, what we do, why it matters, and what sets us apart.

Full Job Description here:

Key Goals

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate marketing/PR campaigns designed to meet or exceed revenue, attendance, and engagement goals
  • Support OtB’s racial and social equity goals
  • Support clear and effective communications for all OtB performances, programs, and operations


  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Draft press releases in collaboration with internal teams
  • Write and edit content for print/digital collateral in collaboration with internal teams
  • Build relationships with print and online media, arts writers, and influencers
  • Build relationships with community contacts and organizations to support audience engagement strategy
  • Use templates to produce program booklets, signage, and collateral for performances
  • Collaborate with Designer on brand positioning and standards

Digital Media

  • Manage and produce weekly e-newsletters using MailChimp and Patron Manager
  • Manage OtB’s social media presence; schedule, post, and respond to relevant online content
  • Manage content updates to; coordinate with Designer on content and user experience strategy
  • Measure and report impact of content and campaigns in digital media channels
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Develop and implement promotional campaigns designed to meet or exceed revenue, attendance, and engagement goals
  • Negotiate advertising contracts and secure media sponsorships
  • Coordinate direct mail projects with Designer
  • Measure and report impact of campaigns


  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excels in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously with accurate and timely results
  • Expert at social media
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, open-office environment; excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Adobe InDesign
  • Experience working in a communications role, preferably within an arts or cultural organization



  • Excellent writing skills that help shape and execute OtB’s brand voice
  • Help translate curatorial language for a wide range of potential audiences (including students, first-time ticket buyers, etc.)
  • Strong project management skills (including ability to use project management software like Asana)
  • Ability to work across teams to develop insightful narratives and promotional campaigns in support of key communications priorities.
  • Familiarity with layout tools in Adobe InDesign (for templated performance programs and flyers)


General Information:

Status:                               Part-Time Regular (30 hours weekly)

Reports to:                       Director of External Relations

Collaborates with:         Designer, Artistic Director, Associate Producer, Director of Audience                                                             Services, Development Director

Compensation:               $26,250-28,500 for .75 FTE, ($16.82-$18.26 per hour)

Benefits: Eligible for partially-subsidized medical, vision, and dental insurance as well as short-term and long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment and life insurance. Employee must contribute a percentage as payroll deduction. Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

On the Boards is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse, accessible workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities. Our building and offices are ADA accessible and we strive to make any additional accommodations. People of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Must have, or be willing to acquire, legal authorization to work in the United States.

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Marketing Assistant




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£18,500 per annum
Application Deadline: 
14 July

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Marketing Assistant - Permanent Full Time Appointment

St Albans Cathedral’s Marketing team has a permanent full time position for a Marketing Assistant, working with a wide range of departments at the Cathedral, attracting new visitors, promoting ABFS and its activities, and raising the Cathedral’s profile nationally and internationally. 

Third party relationships are also key, working with organisations, the media, event organisers and suppliers on a regular basis.

This is the ideal position for someone who is looking to develop a career in marketing and to gain experience in a vibrant and varied environment. Previous full-time work experience is not essential.


To fulfil the responsibilities of the post, the Cathedral is looking to appoint someone who ideally is:

educated to A Level or equivalent;

has skills and experience in using websites and social media;

has an interest in tourism and heritage;

has a passion for what they do and for the mission of the Cathedral;

has a commitment to hard work and getting the job done;

can think creatively and generate fresh ideas;

is well-organised and able to prioritise and multitask;

likes working in a team and understands the importance of building good working relationships with colleagues and third parties;

has excellent written and oral communications skills;

has a high level of computer literacy; InDesign knowledge is desirable but not essential;

has a professional approach and is prepared to be an ambassador for the Cathedral.


We are committed to diversity and equal opportunities and we support our staff to manage their time flexibly and to enjoy a good work/life balance. 

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Public Relations and Fundraising Position





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25000 to 35000 pro rata
Application Deadline: 
17 June



ARTISTS at RISK (AR) is an institution at the intersection of human rights and the arts. AR is dedicated to mapping the field of persecuted visual art practitioners, facilitating their safe passage from their countries of origin, hosting them at “AR-Residencies” and curating related projects.




ARTISTS at RISK (AR) is looking for an enthusiastic and committed English-language native speaker (or equivalent) to join our team.

With experience in communications, social media and copy editing, you will be an individual and collective player who wants to build and develop our expanding institution while broadening your own horizons. Independent copywriting, copy-editing, social media and artist-liaison work are part of the core responsibilities.

The ability to write clean, accurate copy in contemporary idiomatic English is crucial. A keen eye for detail is a must. Experience in the fields of the arts and human rights are an advantage. Extra languages are a plus.

Training will start at the nearest possible date.

Location: Online. Stable internet required.

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German Communications Associate




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PLANE—SITE is a global agency that works at the interface of urban form, cultural space and social life. We generate original content that provides organizations with perspective and context. At PLANE—SITE, we promote a selective exchange of ideas by offering full-cycle consulting in the realm of the built environment and its users.

We are looking for qualified applicants for full-time engagement to join our Berlin office. The successful candidate will manage communication, research, multimedia design and direct the communications team.


  • Conceive and execute both internal and external communication strategies
  • Coordinate all stages of projects: planning, team management, organization, optimization, production, documentation, reporting
  • Produce project briefs and manage correspondence in German and English
  • Build relationships with institutions, media, writers and editors in Germany
  • Assist in formulating media & guest lists using spreadsheets and databases
  • Strategize and implement social media campaigns
  • Develop periodic newsletters and updates
  • Continually build stakeholder and lead database
  • Master a keen understanding of digital storytelling
  • Work closely with the business development team


  • Graduate of an accredited university program, preferably in journalism, architecture, urban studies, sociology, art history, or a related field
  • Native German
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Published writer or with editorial experience
  • 2-4 years experience managing teams, as well as communication and PR campaigns
  • Expert in all MS Office applications (Adobe Creative Suite is a plus)
  • Knowledge of CRM systems, productivity software and social media tools
  • Reliable, resourceful and enthusiastic about issues pertaining to the built environment
  • With a valid German work permit


    + Available on freelance-basis
    + Starting date: immediately
    + Minimum 12 month commitment

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