EASEL is hiring!

Written by Charlotte Maxwell

Posted on 11th December 2017

Easel is a social mobility initiative set up to help further equal opportunity and accessibility within the art industry and support and encourage people from all backgrounds to consider it a viable career choice.


This is an opportunity to work with a growing arts non-for-profit in its formative years. This non-exclusive consultancy is integral to the development of the company and will suit someone who has a passion for the arts, education and social mobility. You will report to the trustees to implement the company strategy and manage the day-to-day administration of the initiative.


Development Consultant – 1 year contract


The remit of the role includes, but is not limited to, the following:


Website administration

  • Research local and regional exhibitions and keep the exhibition section of the website up to date.
  • Keep the grants, news and blog pages current, sourcing and uploading fresh content.
  • Undertake market research and add any functionality that would help Easel with its mission.
  • Manage and develop social media accounts 


Brand development 

  • Establish contacts with the careers departments at universities and schools, offering Easel as a resource. 
  • Continue to sign up companies to the annual membership programme. 
  • Along with the founder, attend brand development meetings and implement any follow up. 


Mentorship programme 

  • Continue to grow the mentorship platform, encouraging universities, institutions and individuals to register their employees.
  • Develop the Online mentor training programme



  • Alongside the trustees, organise the annual careers fair, helping to coordinate speakers, workshops, talks and attendees. 
  • Propose and organise fundraising events including charity auctions, launch party and other ad hoc mentor events.



  • Research and complete fundraising applications 



  • Strong organizational skills
  • A driven candidate who can work independently and show initiative.



  • Remuneration: Competitive
  • 3-4 days a week - flexible for the right candidate 
  • Expenses will be reimbursed
  • Work from home


If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a covering letter and CV to Applications will close on the  2nd February. 


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