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Festival Producer at NEoN

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£24,000
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10/02/2020

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NEoN Digital Arts Festival are excited to announce we are recruiting for a Festival Producer to facilitate our annual programme. This includes the management of pop-up events throughout the year and our annual festival in November. 

The Producer will work closely with the core team on the development and delivery of the 2020 NEoN Digital Arts festival. Taking a lead on the effective operations of the festival and delivery of all related programme outputs. You will play a vital role in the success of the programme, working closely with the Director, Festival committee, Outreach Coordinator, Festival Communications Coordinator, artists and partners across multiple venues.

KEY INFORMATION- 12 Month Fixed Term, 35 hours a week, Salary: £24,000. Possibility of additional hours for funded projects with partners in the future. Extended contract subject to funding.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION 

 

Essential 

  • An excellent understanding for (and passion for) digital/visual contemporary arts locally, nationally and internationally, including issues and practicalities of working in the public realm across digital culture and art.
  • Experience of working closely with artists and curators on new commissions, exhibitions and event production, specifically festivals and public realm projects that implement digital and technology driven art.
  • Experience of managing projects and activities with a range of different audiences.
  • Demonstrable experience of project management on similar scale to NEoN Festival productions.
  • Experience of managing negotiations with artists, technical teams, venues, partners and suppliers, then reporting requirements and updates to other team members and partners in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Ability to assess technical requirements and work with technical team to ensure all requirements are met.   
  • Commitment to Equality and Diversity.
  • Experience of managing project budgets on target.
  • Strong and proven administrative and IT skills - general clerical tasks, communicating, computing, organising, planning, and scheduling.
  • Ability to self-manage, self-motivated, and manage and motivate others. 
  • A collaborative attitude and ability to work within a small, committed team. 
  • Flexibility, commitment and the ability to multitask. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.
  • Knowledge of regional and cultural networks.
  • Highly organised and able to work to deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work with people from a wide range of different backgrounds in a sensitive and appropriate manner.

Desirable 

  • Full clean driving license.
  • Experience of digital arts festivals/events. 
  • Fundraising and advocacy experience.

A small budget for professional development is available – these will be mutually beneficial and to be agreed with management.

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Development and Finance Manager

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30K - 40K
Application Deadline: 
January 26

About Flux Factory

Flux Factory is one of NYC’s longest standing and most storied collective art spaces, founded in Williamsburg in 1994 and residing since 2002 in Long Island City, Queens. We support a welcoming community of international cultural producers. With 16 studios, several shared workspaces, and a gallery, Flux Factory provides affordable rent for 50 annual Artists-in-Residence who produce approximately 50 distinct public events annually. Flux is unique among Artist-in-Residencies for our community-driven approach and idiosyncratic spirit. Flux prolifically produces both group and solo exhibitions in our gallery space; all our public events are free, while artists are always compensated for their work. Flux produces group projects abroad, notably including an annual group residency at Denmark's ARoS Museum. This is a dynamic time of growth and transition at Flux, as we're well underway in a capital campaign to achieve permanent sustainability.

Learn more at www.fluxfactory.org

Job Responsibilities

Hours - Flux is open to part-time OR full-time employees, 3-5 days/week. We will consider candidates who are new to the field and eager to dive in full-time, as well as candidates who are more experienced but juggling multiple clients.

Compensation - $30k-$40k per year, based on experience and availability. F/T employees are eligible for health benefits.

Deadline - Submit the below form by Sunday, January 26.

Development

Fundraising Events - You will play the lead role to organize 2 annual benefits including a Winter silent art auction and a Summer banquet. You will solicit in-kind contributions and sponsors, generate marketing materials, spearhead logistics and volunteers. This work is performed in close collaboration with all Flux staffers and Board members.

Grants - You will write, report and generally administer operating grants. Our portfolio includes both government and private foundations. This work is performed in close collaboration with the Executive Director and Board. In addition to sustaining ongoing funders, researching and strategizing around new grant sources is a key responsibility.

Individual Gifts - You will work with Flux's staff and Board to cultivate Flux's donors and "Friends of Flux". You will work with Flux interns to manage Flux's donor database.

Finances

Oversee program finances - Lead the collection of rental payments for Flux’s Artist-in-Residency, and oversee curators’ budgets for public events. This work is done in close collaboration with Flux’s Managing Director as well as curators, artists-in-residence and exhibiting artists.

Managing Quickbooks - entering receipts, generating reports, delegating bookkeeping to interns and analyzing progress with the Executive Director.

General

Flux is a small team that does an incredible amount with limited resources. While we conscientious of each others’ boundaries, we frequently share responsibilities and opportunities in the spirit of cooperation and constant improvement. The job can sometimes be overwhelming, but never dull.

As a collective with a long tradition of artist leadership and an expansive, tight-knit community, Flux Factory is a highly social environment with tons of opportunities to connect with amazingly talented and creative minds. As a key member of the Flux community, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate in Flux programs alongside Artists-in-Residence. Notably, this includes the opportunity to travel to help steer Flux international projects, as well as to co-curate group exhibitions.

The Ideal Applicant

Flux hires inspired people since each of us is more than a list of bullet points. We are willing to teach technical skills to the right person who demonstrates enthusiasm, writing skills, attention to detail and passion for art and community. Your cover-letter is a great place to show how your skills and interests are relevant to this specific position, especially if you’re new to the field.

That said, skills and experience matter a lot. The ideal candidate will have experience in some professional capacity with all of the above responsibilities, in a Development or other leadership capacity within a contemporary arts nonprofit. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong engagement with contemporary culture as well as the capacity to manage multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines.

Given Flux’s vibrant community, you should feel comfortable working as a professional manager in an informal internal environment that depends on the close cooperation of staff and an entire community of artists. Navigating this tight-knit community requires empathy, humor and flexibility.

Diversity

Flux Factory aims to create a hub for conversation and practice-sharing that is aware and responsive to systemic inequities and invests in the meaningful inclusion of historically marginalized groups and voices. Flux Factory is committed to and values diversity in its organization and programming as defined by gender, race, ethnicity, disability-status, age, sexual orientation, immigrant status, and socio-economic status. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. International candidates welcome, although Flux's capacity to assist on VISA logistics may be limited.

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Engagement Producer

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£25,000 - £28,000 per annum
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10am Monday 10th February 2020

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This role is intended to make a significant contribution to Arnolfini’s ability to achieve its mission and in particular its ambitions to reach and engage more deeply with a larger number and wider range of people across Bristol and the South West. The key aim of the role is to develop and deliver a series of audience development, community and education projects and activities that support and inform Arnolfini’s cultural programme.

The Engagement Producer is a central role within the programme team, working closely with the Head of Programme, and by representing the organisation to diverse communities will feed into the life and work of the wider organisation.

This is a full time position. We are open to discussion about flexible working. We welcome applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds.

 

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Screen Printer

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£18,135-£21,200
Application Deadline: 
2/2/20

Good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team are essential for this role.  The candidate must be thorough, practically minded and able to think on their feet.  We are looking for a quick learner who relishes responsibility and enjoys a hardworking atmosphere.  Our reputation is important to us and all Printers must be diligent to ensure that our printing is of the highest quality.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Screen printing using water based inks

Use of manual and automatic presses

Printing prep (screen prep and ink colour mixing), as required

Efficient organisation of workflow

Correct interpretation of work orders and PDF proofs

Updating work orders and our online management system

Routine maintenance of manual and automatic presses

Ensuring adequate stock levels of inks and other consumables 

Communication of discrepancies or quality control issues, as required

Looking for ways to improve efficiency & minimise the use of resources

Occasional help with Direct-to-Garment digital printing and/or pre- or post-production work, as required

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Excellent attention to detail

The ability to respond to ever changing priorities

Be able to focus on the job, in a busy environment

Must be reliable, very organised, tidy and conscientious

Experience of screen printing in a commercial setting is desirable

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8:30-5pm Mon-Fri

Starting salary £18,135 - £21,200 p.a. dependent on experience (the higher end would be for someone with managerial or supervisory experience)

3% pension contribution

30 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Based in Frome, Somerset

6 month review period

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Art Handler

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Minnesota Street Project Art Services provides a comprehensive, concierge-based art collection management service to private collectors, galleries, and institutions. Adhering to the best art handling practices, we package, install, transport, inventory, and store artwork in conformance with museum standards, with 100% of our profits going to supporting and sustaining Bay Area arts and culture. Our 50,000 ft2 storage facility located in San Francisco, CA, features state-of the art environmental-control and security systems, as well as an attractive viewing room and photography facility.

Minnesota Street Project is currently seeking a full-time Art Handler, with expert art handling skills, to join our team of arts professionals.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with MSP staff, clients, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for the overall Project; ensures strong communication is facilitated and deadlines are continually met.
  • In the field, works under the supervision of the Lead Art Handler to expertly handle, package, install and transport high-value artworks for blue chip clients, all in accordance with museum standards.
  • When in-house, assists in daily work orders (packaging and handling artwork) and installs for client viewing room appointments, stages outgoing artworks, anticipates incoming shipments by designating spaces in advance of deliveries, and assists with loading and unloading of trucks for shipments and field jobs.
  • Assists the registration department with measuring and barcoding incoming artworks; condition reports artworks on an as-needed basis; transfers registered works from temporary to permanent storage.
  • Keeps warehouse consistently clean, useable, and client-ready, bringing a proactive approach; inventories and readies supplies for field teams; administers reuse/recycling policies.
  • Attends weekly department meetings and performs other related duties as required.

Reports to Operations Manager

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Art Handler

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Minnesota Street Project Art Services provides a comprehensive, concierge-based art collection management service to private collectors, galleries, and institutions. Adhering to the best art handling practices, we package, install, transport, inventory, and store artwork in conformance with museum standards, with 100% of our profits going to supporting and sustaining Bay Area arts and culture. Our 50,000 ft2 storage facility located in San Francisco, CA, features state-of the art environmental-control and security systems, as well as an attractive viewing room and photography facility.

Minnesota Street Project is currently seeking a full-time Art Handler, with expert art handling skills, to join our team of arts professionals.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with MSP staff, clients, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for the overall Project; ensures strong communication is facilitated and deadlines are continually met.
  • In the field, works under the supervision of the Lead Art Handler to expertly handle, package, install and transport high-value artworks for blue chip clients, all in accordance with museum standards.
  • When in-house, assists in daily work orders (packaging and handling artwork) and installs for client viewing room appointments, stages outgoing artworks, anticipates incoming shipments by designating spaces in advance of deliveries, and assists with loading and unloading of trucks for shipments and field jobs.
  • Assists the registration department with measuring and barcoding incoming artworks; condition reports artworks on an as-needed basis; transfers registered works from temporary to permanent storage.
  • Keeps warehouse consistently clean, useable, and client-ready, bringing a proactive approach; inventories and readies supplies for field teams; administers reuse/recycling policies.
  • Attends weekly department meetings and performs other related duties as required.

Reports to Operations Manager

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:                                                                                

  • BA in Visual Arts, Humanities, Art History or equivalent required; MA preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a museum, gallery or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques and storing practices.
  • Demonstrated concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work; ability to quickly identify and resolve problems, ensuring projects stay on schedule.
  • Works well independently and in a team; excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Experienced operating warehouse equipment (VRCs, forklifts, walkie stackers, and pallet jacks) a plus.
  • Valid CA license and willingness to deliver and install artwork on a moment’s notice.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and safely cart artwork within a ½ block.
  • Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems and software, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and Filemaker Pro; familiarity with G Suite and CRMs.
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