Marketing and Communications Assistant

Job title: Marketing & Communications Assistant
Role type: Permanent
Salary: £27,300 per annum
Location: Clerkenwell, London
Reporting to: Marketing & Communications Manager
Hours: 40 hours per week, 10am to 6pm Monday to Friday with daily one hour lunch break
Deadline for applications: Sunday 16 June 2024

About Artangel

Artangel has been producing exceptional art experiences in unusual places for over three decades. Find out more about what we do here.

The team that makes these projects happen is small, creative, and driven. We all meet regularly and every opinion is heard and valued. Our roles are clearly delineated, but collaboration, respect, and mutual support are essential for the success of the extraordinary projects we produce.

We are receptive to tailoring roles to the working styles and strengths of different people and supporting our employees as their careers develop at Artangel. As an organisation, we learn from our team's perspectives and experiences and we work to recruit people from diverse backgrounds to maintain this valuable insight.

Description of Role

We are looking for a Marketing & Communications Assistant to bring our ambitious programme to life with compelling and creative campaigns. Working as part of a small team, you will support Artangel to grow our audience with each project, crafting accessible and dynamic communications. 

Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager, this new role joins the team at an exciting time for our organisation and supports the delivery of the audience and content strategy across all public facing channels, from the website and newsletter to our social media platforms. 

The Marketing & Communications Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day running of the social media channels, drafting and scheduling copy, preparing newsletters and feeding into the wider programme of activity.

Key responsibilities

  • Supporting the Marketing & Communications Manager and Digital Coordinator (DC) to implement the audience and content strategy.
  • Day-to-day running of social media channels, developing campaigns to promote all activity with consistent visuals, voice, values and messaging, increasing brand awareness and engagement.
  • Growing audience on digital channels including newsletter subscribers and social media.
  • Supervised to draft and update web content, direct digital marketing and newsletters.
  • Support in delivering marketing assets (under guidance and where possible to template)
  • Manage and update third party marketing, including online listings for live projects and events, and supporting comms.
  • Support DC in creating assets; images, video, logos, animation prepared for web.
  • Supporting flow of assets to partner organisations.
  • Supporting supply of materials, data and assets internally to support the work of colleagues across the organisation including the production team, collection activity and development. 
  • Proofing briefs, assets, newsletters, draft designed content, ensuring consistency. 

Person Specification 

Essential skills and experience:

  • Demonstrable experience working in marketing and communications. 
  • Proven ability to communicate ideas internally and externally.
  • Strong drafting and copywriting skills and understanding of the lead digital channels.
  • CMS experience.
  • Experience of analysing data to assess what is working and what isn't, including audience research and analytics.
  • Comfortable working within a small team that deals with different situations every day, with an understanding of organisational flow. 
  • A proactive team player, eager to learn and confident working independently. 

Desirable skills and experience: 

  • Experience working within the arts.
  • Active commitment to accessibility and inclusion.
  • Awareness of working with press teams.
  • Design skills (editing only, beginner level ok) optimised for channels, including video.

Competencies for the organisation - Non-management roles

Entrepreneurial skills and self-management:

  • Think creatively about effective ways of working
  • Look for innovative ways to achieve Artangel’s aims
  • Maintain high levels of enthusiasm and commitment
  • Constantly strive to gain new experiences and develop skills

Working with others:

  • Develop the trust and respect of colleagues to achieve agreed goals
  • Share knowledge with colleagues
  • Seek to take responsibility and to help colleagues do the same
  • Respect different ways of working to enable team to be effective
  • Ensure you clearly communicate your diary and working schedules


  • Agree clear short-term plans to support Artangel’s aims
  • Communicate these plans to colleagues, clearly outlining expectations
  • Achieve these plans using all available resources
  • Evaluate results and use learning to influence future planning

Influencing and communicating effectively:

  • Communicate with colleagues clearly and in structured way
  • Understand perspectives of colleagues to gain trust and active support

Implementing change

  • Identify opportunities to improve ways of working
  • Anticipate impacts of change and react positively

Cost consciousness:

  • Understand constraints of funding
  • Plan work to achieve given budgets
  • Reduce costs through effective working

Environmental Responsibility:

  • Embed Environmental Responsibility across all aspects of work and operations.
  • Evaluate results and use learning to influence future planning.

Inclusive Practices

  • Embed culture of inclusivity at all levels of the organisation.
  • Identify training and development opportunities for team.

Applications for this role is now closed. Check back on our Jobs page for future vacancies.