Arts and Culture Programmer
Do you live and breathe the London Arts & Culture event scene? Do you fancy an exciting new role working with one of London’s leading events driven venue groups? Then this could be the job for you.
Mothership Group (The Book Club, Queen of Hoxton, Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen in London and Patterns, Brighton) are seeking an experienced cultural programmer to manage the existing program of arts and culture events whilst bringing fresh strategic thinking, new events from external promoter contacts. Plus development to existing in-house umbrella brands of ‘Thinking & Drinking’ and ‘Superculture’ events. Ideally you will have previous experience in event programming for multi-use venues or an arts institution having designed bespoke events from initial idea creation, budgeting, booking and production. At the very least, you should enjoy the buzz and challenges that comes with working in a lively, sociable, multi-site entertainment venue business.
12+ months experience in a similar role
A strong understanding of the local and national cultural scene, spanning art, literature, science, current affairs, film, theatre and fashion.
Someone who loves going out in London and has an interest in discovering new events
A working understanding and knowledge of lifestyle press and publications
Strong experience of creating engaging social media posts and running community pages with engaged followings
Highly organised and efficient, someone who is methodical with their work
A creative thinker, someone who doesn’t feel shy sharing ideas with the wider team
A self-starter, one who isn’t afraid of being given responsibility of working solely on a project when necessary
Established arts and culture contacts
Experience of event production
Experience of managing event budgets
Experience of working with press
Basic-intermediate experience in PhotoShop, Mailchimp & project management tools.
Please send a cover letter of no more than 200 words, outlining your relevant experience, to firstname.lastname@example.org together with your CV (no longer than 2 pages), with the subject heading ‘Arts & Culture application’ no later than Monday 10th June.