Job opportunity: Content Producer a-n (Deadline 5/12/18)

a-n are looking for an exceptional individual with excellent writing, journalistic and social media skills and a good level of understanding of the cultural, social and political context for a-n’s work in the visual arts sector.

Job title: Content Producer
Reports to: 
Head of Online Content
Salary: £25,874 – £28,993 (pro rata) depending on experience
This is a permanent contract of employment; 91 hours per calendar month (3 days per week)
Location: a-n has office space in Newcastle upon Tyne and London. The preferred location of this post is London
Deadline for receipt of applications: 12noon Wednesday 5 December 2018

Purpose: Editing, writing, compiling and digital production of content for use across the a-n website, producing membership emails and social media content as well as supporting a-n members to contribute to and use the site.

Working to the Head of Online Content’s lead, this role plays a vital part in the team that produces the company’s online content, in line with the company’s mission and business plan to:

• Plan for a-n’s long term resilience against the challenging business environment
• Make the case for the importance and value of the visual arts and the role of artist in the UK
• Retain and grow a more diverse, engaged professional visual arts membership

Main responsibilities:
The Content Producer will be responsible for:
• Production of online content
• Managing member-posted content
• Production of membership emails and social media content
• Contributing to online content and business development as required

Knowledge and experience:
• Good level of understanding of cultural, social and political context for our work in the visual arts sector
• In-depth knowledge of the diversity of UK contemporary visual arts practice and of the concerns, needs and aspirations of core customers
• Good knowledge of content production (ideally including sound and video, and different editorial styles and formats)
• Experience of online publishing including content and social media management systems, user-generated content management and digital distribution strategies
• Recent relevant experience gained in a similar role

• Excellent writing and journalistic skills, including ability to produce copy in short timeframes and tailored messages for different social media and email communications
• Highly literate in online and digital technology including content and social media management systems
• High level of attention to detail, ability to spot factual inaccuracies, typographical and grammatical errors
• Appropriate and effective use of the wide range of communications techniques and virtual platforms available within the company
• Excellent people skills, able to initiate and establish effective professional relationships with a wide variety of people and organisations
• Proven team player, effectively managing own time, sharing and prioritising workload within a deadline-based environment
• Willing contributor to co-learning and knowledge sharing

About a-n:
a-n The Artists Information Company is the largest artists’ membership organisation in the UK with over 22,000 members. We have been leading and influencing policy and sectoral best practice for almost 40 years with our members’ needs, interests and concerns always the central focus of what we do.

How to apply:
See job pack below for details of how to apply and guidance notes for applicants.
The deadline for receipt of applications is

a-n Job Pack: Content Producer

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