Work For Slapstick Festival!

Position: Voluntary
Contract: Six Months (initially) 8 hours pw

Would you like to work in a creative environment and have real impact within a small team of people who deliver one of Bristol’s biggest film festivals?

This is a voluntary role initially and tasks will include: developing and managing the content on our website, liaising with team-members to remain up to date on all aspects of the festival, creating social media campaigns and competitions, blue sky thinking meetings, writing copy, posting social media updates and setting up measurement, evaluation and report back.

This is a challenging and creative role.  We want an enthusiastic, passionate person who can make a significant impact in a short period of time.  The initial contract is voluntary and for only six months, but there is the opportunity to become a permanent member of the team.

Because this is a part time role, you must be able to plan your time and be proactive in managing your workload.  As good with numbers as with words, you will love problem-solving and be comfortable working individually or as part of a team.

Who are Slapstick Festival?
Slapstick Festival is Bristol’s biggest film festival.  We have associations with the best-known and best-loved comedians in the country and a growing global reputation for excellence in silent comedy presentation and delivery. We produce 30 events annually with an audience of 10,000+

Requirements
We are looking for someone with enthusiasm for and some experience in digital marketing – either you have built your own website, run a blog, volunteered or worked for an organisation in a digital marketing capacity, or be an avid personal user of social media.  This is an opportunity to develop your career in an irreverent, dynamic festival that will support your learning.

Essential criteria

  • Graduate level or equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience in solving problems creatively, a passion for sharing creative ideas and a great ‘finisher completer’
  • Confident in working closely with people
  • A fascination with web content, proficient at adding content and images using WordPress (or equivalent)
  • Comfortable communicating on a wide range of social media platforms and using social tools like Hootsuite and Buffer
  • Organised and able to work under pressure, managing multiple tasks and deadlines

Based in the Banana Warehouse on Spike Island, we are tenant guests of Aardman Animations who sponsor us and let us use their facilities, including a subsidised café and bike lock up.  You will get a host of experience and opportunities to manage the redevelopment of our website and bring us into the 21st Century. We will offer some initial training, supervision, and free tickets to awesome sold out shows!

Closing date is 09/04/17. Applications sent in after this date will not be accepted.

Interested in applying for the role? Fill in the form below!

Website and Digital Marketing Exec
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