Digital Communications Freelancer

Closing date 12 February 2024

We are looking for someone with experience in social media and digital communications to help us strengthen the online presence for Upland and all our creative projects. This includes multiple social media channels as well as e-newsletters and basic online graphics.

Contract: Freelance, Fixed term with an initial contract of 7 months. There will be potential to extend the contract subject to funding. We are looking for someone who can make an immediate start. Ideally start of March – end of September 2024.
Hours: 7 hours per week from March – June (112 hours/14 days) and 4 hours per week from July–September (48 hours/ 6 days). Hours can be worked flexibly inline with key deadlines.
Fee: £4,000 (£25 per hour). We are open to negotiating with the right candidate.
Responsible to: Creative Director and Assistant Director
Deadline for applications: 9am on Monday 12 th February 2024

Main duties:

  • Creating copy for social media about activities and projects
    Scheduling and posting social media posts on a regular basis for multiple projects and events
  • Inputting into marketing and communications plan with social media content creation ideas
  • Creating basic graphics (templates provided)
  • Creating e-newsletters for two different audience lists (members and general public) (Mailchimp)

The key duties will be delivered across multiple projects, some of which have different brands and separate social media channels:

  • Spring Fling Open Studios – 3-day event at the end of May spanning region
  • Upland made – 2-day event at beginning of November in Dumfries
  • Exhibitions
  • Artist residencies
  • Youth projects
  • Artist professional development activities

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