Project Ability MARKETING COORDINATOR
Purpose of the Post
To coordinate, deliver and implement Project Ability’s marketing activity to
build audiences and develop strategies and partnerships to enhance the
work of Project Ability.
Project Ability is seeking to appoint a creative and self motivated individual
who will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer and dedicated staff
team to develop and manage the organisation's information and
Project Ability is a leading visual arts organisation which enables people with
disabilities and mental health issues to discover their artistic expression,
develop their artistic practice and achieve their creative potential.
Established in 1984, Project Ability celebrated its 25th anniversary by moving
into Trongate 103 in the summer of 2009. Trongate 103 is a dynamic new arts
venue in the centre of Glasgow which houses eight of the city’s leading arts
and cultural organisations.
Applicants must be passionate and knowledgeable about visual art:
excellent design, copywriting and communication skills. Attention to detail is
of paramount importance.
Main duties include (but are not limited to)
Oversee website content.
Deliver on e-marketing, continuing development of website and use of
social media platforms.
Design, lay out and production of brochures, posters, news letter and
other promotional materials.
Management of mailing lists, enewsletter subscriber lists etc.
Co-ordinate exhibition previews, events and networking opportunities year
Maintain and update press and media lists.
Working within budget to achieve maximum cost effectiveness in all
Supporting research and evaluation projects to monitor the effectiveness
of the marketing effort
Experience of managing web based information systems, good
administrative skills and marketing knowledge are essential.
Educated to degree level
Precise copy-writing skills
Work related experience
At least 2 years experience of working in a busy arts marketing
Experience of working to a tight budget and delivering high quality
Experience of representing an organization to the public and/or
Experience in web-based media work and online development
Excellent IT skills – advanced knowledge of MS Word, Adobe Creative
Suite, Excel and database systems
Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and
Good copy writing skills and strong graphic sense
A proven track record of success in devising and implementing
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage resources
The right candidate will be:
Capable at achieving excellent results and meeting targets
Able to work well under pressure and to deadline
Highly motivated, proactive and with plenty of ideas
Passionate about contemporary visual art
Able to work both independently and as a member of a small team.
Creative thinker and problem solver
Able to use initiative