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Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Job Opportunity - The Ring.. closing date 28th June 2017


Programmer & Social Media Manager (Freelance)

The Ring (Worcestershire)

Contract: Part-time Casual or Contract Basis: July 2017– January 2018

Location: Home Based



£7,560 based on 42 days at £180 per day inclusive of travel and expenses over 7 months from July 2017 – January 2018 (with option to extend the role).


About the Role

The Ring is a series of new exciting commissions and events inspired by 21 miles of connecting waterways in Worcestershire. We are looking for an individual to help us to invite and coordinate the participation of local artists and public in our programme and provide support setting up and managing all social media and web content for the programme. This role forms part of Artistic Director Cathy Mager’s inclusive curatorial vision for the Ring that seeks to engage artists and public from across the West Midlands to create and take part in new work that reveal new perspectives of the rivers and canals of Worcestershire.


This role is mostly home based with regular meetings via skype, but travel to the Worcestershire area will be required. This role will be line managed by Cathy Mager, Artistic Director and Manda Graham, Project Manager of the Ring on behalf of the Canal & River Trust.


For more information and to apply for this role:

·         Visit the Canal & River Trust job page.

·         Please apply online; including a covering letter of no more than 2 pages and your CV, explaining why you are interested in the role, your suitability, any links, images, video clips and examples of social media content you have generated. 


Closing date for applications: 28th June 2017


Please note that interviews will be held on 4th July in Worcester for shortlisted candidates.


We aim to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome applications from all sections of the population.


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