Swell Sculpture Festival

Paid Professional Placement - Marketing and Communications Assistant

Join the SWELL team as Marketing and Communications Assistant through City of Gold Coast Arts and Culture Professional Placement Program.

Festival

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Aug 21, 2022

Location

Queensland

Artform

Sculpture

 

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT – 33 days of paid professional placement.

                                 This role will be a deep dive into the fast-paced environment of producing an arts festival and will encompass all aspects of marketing, communications, and public relations. The successful participant will have a passion for the arts, events, and festivals, and will be joining a small team of dynamic people to connect people, art, and place.

The successful participant will need to be super organised, creative, flexible, and reliable. SWELL Sculpture Festival is a fast-paced environment where multiple tasks may need to be worked on at any given time.

Tasks may include, but are not limited to, assisting with artist interviews, editing website, creating social media content, managing photo and video library, attending and coordinating photoshoots and filming, assisting PR agency with enquiries, creating media releases, creating and co-ordinating signage, working with partners and sponsors on meeting mutual branding commitments, etc.

The successful participant must be highly skilled with written and verbal communication skills and high-level working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel, Dropbox, Adobe platforms such as Illustrator, a great understanding of social media platforms, and experience with database management.

Events experience a bonus but are not essential.

Key duties of the role include:

·       Attending and coordinating photoshoots and filming.

·       Assisting with artist interviews.

·       Assisting PR agency with enquiries, creating media releases, creating and co-ordinating signage, working with partners and sponsors on meeting mutual branding commitments, etc.

·       Editing website, creating social media content, managing photo, and video library.

Professional Placement Program – NOW OPEN for applications!

Are you a Gold Coast-based emerging to mid-career creative who has experience working in a professional creative arts capacity?

Are you looking to deepen your understanding of working in a professional context by learning from senior mentors?

Do you have a genuine desire to establish new relationships, networks, experience, and knowledge to fast-track your career opportunities?

To support the development of arts and culture creatives and production personnel on the Gold Coast, the City of Gold Coast is offering highly motivated individuals the opportunity to undertake a paid Professional Placement for up to 33 days.  

There are 10 amazing creative opportunities available, with a diverse set of incredible host organisations.

You can apply for more than one placement, however, if you are successful only one placement will be offered. 

Successful applicants will be paid a stipend by the host organisation to support their participation in the Program.

Applications are NOW OPEN and close on Sunday 5 June 2022 @ midnight

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To apply CLICK HERE

Questions? Contact Celia Smith at cesmith@goldcoast.qld.gov.au