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Arts Marketing & Design Assistant

University of Hertfordshire - Creative Arts / UHArts

Location: Hatfield
Salary: £20,836 to £22,017 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th July 2019
Closes: 29th September 2019
Job Ref: 022794

FTE: 1.0fte working 37 hours (or pro rata) per week

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH4 £20,836 to £22,017pa with potential to progress to £24,029 per annum by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield, University of Hertfordshire

UHArts is the University of Hertfordshire’s dynamic arts and cultural programme. Sitting within the vibrant School of Creative Arts, UHArts has a University-wide remit to deliver an engaging programme of arts and cultural events and exhibitions, for staff and student communities as well as public audiences beyond the campuses. We are looking for a creative individual to support the marketing and communications activities across our exhibitions, performances and events. More information about UHArts can be found in the Appendix attached to this vacancy

Main duties and responsibilities

As an integral member of a small team, the Arts Marketing & Design Assistant will support marketing and communications activities across all artforms. You will use communication, design and excellent social media skills to engage with audiences both on campus and within local communities, to increase and maximise student and staff engagement and box office sales.

Skills and experience needed

You’ll bring proven experience of working in a customer service environment, alongside working within a team and / or office. You will have excellent communication, social media and interpersonal skills to reach students/staff and off-campus audiences, to increase both participation with UHArts and ticket sales. You will have an appreciation of the arts and cultural sector and will be keen to learn new skills and test new ideas.

You must have competent IT skills, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and InDesign. Additionally, you will be a confident communicator with excellent interpersonal skills you’ll enjoy using to establish new and lasting working relationships. A good eye and the ability to design basic promotional material, working effectively with the central University design team, reprographics and external agencies, is essential. Your flexible and agile approach will offer invaluable support across the team, to drive forward UHArts’ ambition to be a leading UK university arts centre.

Qualifications Required

You’ll hold five GCSEs at Grade C / 4 or above including Maths and English, or equivalent, or equivalent proven experience; an Honours Degree in a relevant subject is desirable.

We particularly encourage applications from women and people from ethnic minority backgrounds who are under-represented in the University at this level and in this discipline to reflect our diverse student population.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries

Annabel Lucas (Head of UHArts),

Closing Date: 29 September 2019
Interview date: 15 October 2019
Date advert placed:   18 July 2019

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

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