Freelance Project Assistant Required

KP Projects CIC is looking for a versatile, highly motivated & reliable individual to provide project assistance to the Creative Producer & other members of the freelance team, as required, across all areas of the company’s work. The ideal candidate will be hard working, flexible & capable of undertaking a wide variety of tasks that will differ from day to day.

Freelance, 1.5-2 days per week, plus additional days project work, depending on funding. Days & hours of work are flexible. Initial six month contract with potential to extend.

Fee: £18,000 – £24,000 pro rata.

Role

Work might include a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Project administration, tour booking & administration, community outreach & liaison
  • Fundraising, research into trusts & foundations & drafting applications
  • Copy writing & social media

Requirements

  • At least 1 years experience of working in the arts & arts administration
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, versatile & a quick learner, prepared to adapt readily to the rapidly changing needs of the work load
  • Good comprehension skills & an aptitude for problem solving
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organisational & time management skills
  • Good internet/phone connection & regular meetings in Brighton.

Applications

Please apply by 5pm on 30 January 2017 with the following information:

  • Letter of application explaining your interest in the post, your experience & suitability for the role, & why you would like to work with us.
  • CV, maximum 2 pages, outlining educational & work experience
  • Names of two referees, if called for interview

Please send your application by email to Karen Poley, karen@kp-projects.co.uk

Interviews on Monday 6 February, in Brighton.

KP Projects CIC works with a range of partners to create intriguing, engaging & thought-provoking outdoor arts for the widest audiences, around cycling, walking, healthy lifestyles, environmental issues & awareness of local environments. Ongoing projects include The Bicycle Ballet Co, currently celebrating its 10th anniversary.

KP Projects has recently constituted as a not-for-profit, community interest company, & has been awarded Catalyst Evolve funding from Arts Council England, as part of the Carrot consortium, with Red Herring & Bureau of Silly Ideas.

The company is led by Creative Producer, Karen Poley, in collaboration with a wide range of freelance artists, creatives, performers & production experts.