NB: An enhanced DBS check is required for this role

Hours: 10 per week, although more hours will be available subject to business needs.

Pay: NMW although Breaking Barriers Community Arts aims to pay employees the Living Wage as per the Living Wage Foundation, on satisfactory completion of first year of employment.  

Term: Initially a six month contract but this role is anticipated to become permanent.

Principal Job Purpose

Responsible to:

Community Promotions Officer, Breaking Barriers Community Arts

Responsible for:

This post combines design/marketing/communication with some administrative support in a busy community arts office for two organisations, Breaking Barriers Community Arts and Head4Arts.   It is suitable for candidates aspiring to a career in the arts sector and who already have some proficiency with digital media and design.

To apply for this vacancy please submit a CV by email, to info@breakingbarriers.org.uk, ensuring it covers the essential skills and attributes given in the job description.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Creating designs; creating web content/blogs; maintaining and editing content; use of social media, optimisation techniques and analysis tools to support business growth.
  • Creation of 2D animation, especially for use with augmented reality.
  • Working alongside the Project Officer and Community Promotions Officer in collecting and disseminating information using the operating systems in place at Head4Arts.
  • Assisting the Creative Project Manager/Project Officer/freelance artists at events and workshops as required.
  • Updating the Head4Arts and Breaking Barriers Community Arts websites and posting news/information items on appropriate social media channels as directed by the Project Officer, Community Promotions Officer and the Admin Officer.
  • Filming/photography at events for creating web content, evaluation and marketing.
  • Collating and entering participant data to support the two organisations’ evaluation and data collection processes.
  • Creating/designing basic publicity material.
  • Some administrative duties including:
    • Answering the phone, taking messages.
    • Preparing risk assessments based on generic formats.
    • Preparing contracts based on generic formats.
    • Other duties as required.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES & CIRCUMSTANCES

Essential:

Willingness to learn

Reliable with good time keeping

Able to work on more than one thing at a time

Ability to drive and access to vehicle

An adaptable and flexible approach

Desirable:

An interest in the arts and cultural sector

Creative outlook

A good eye for design

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential:

No formal qualifications are required but a good standard of English, especially the written word, and Maths

Evidenced competence in the use of digital media and software relating to website management & design

Desirable:

Ability to speak/write in Welsh

An interest in the arts

EXPERIENCE

Essential:

Volunteering or working in a context where they are dealing with the general public

Desirable:

Working/volunteering in an arts environment

Relevant digital media experience

Participation in arts activities

KNOWLEDGE

Essential:

Understanding  of social media tools (Websites, Facebook, Twitter, You Tube, Vimeo)

Desirable:

An understanding of monitoring and evaluation principles

An understanding of marketing tools

An understanding of augmented reality

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Essential:

Good communication skills (verbal and written)

IT skills

Facility with social media

Able to work to deadlines

A pleasant manner in dealing with the general public

Motivated and able to work in a team environment or on their own initiative within the working framework of the organisation

Desirable:

Creative skills, especially in design

 

 

Closing date: 15/11/2019