Opportunities

Suki Seokyeong Kang, Jeong ¼, 2011-2015. Image courtesy the artist

Suki Seokyeong Kang, Jeong ¼, 2011-2015. Image courtesy the artist

Liverpool Biennial is the UK’s largest festival of contemporary visual art. Taking over unexpected and public spaces, historic sites and art galleries, the biennial has been transforming the city through art for over two decades. Curated by Manuela Moscoso, the 11th edition, The Stomach and the Port, explores notions of the body and ways of connecting with the world. 50 international artists and two collectives are taking part in this year’s biennial. A dynamic programme of free exhibitions, performances, screenings and fringe events unfolds over multiple weeks, shining a light on the city’s vibrant cultural scene.

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Diversity and inclusion are core values at Liverpool Biennial. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community, including applications from people of colour, Black, Asian and minority non-white groups, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, people who identify as being LGBTQIA+ and others of any age who demonstrate the ability to contribute to our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.


MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

SALARY: £30,925 - £33,058 (depending on experience)

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent, Liverpool based

Liverpool Biennial is seeking a dynamic and creative Marketing & Communications Manager to join its team. You will manage the delivery of our Marketing & Communications strategy to optimise and expand engagement with key stakeholders and work with the wider team to enhance Liverpool Biennial’s presence locally, nationally and internationally, ensuring consistency of branding across all of our materials and strategies. This role provides an excellent opportunity to have a significant impact upon the Biennial, as part of an open, proactive and agile team, delivering outstanding contemporary art to a diverse audience.

You will have well-developed skills in creating and developing effective marketing strategies and producing materials across a range of traditional and digital channels. You will be energetic, engaged and adaptable, with at least three years’ experience in a similar role.

Application packs can be downloaded here or by email from jane@biennial.com

Closing date for receipt of applications is noon on Monday 9 August 2021 and interviews are expected to be held in Liverpool, on Wednesday 25 August 2021.


DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

SALARY: £47,465 - £49,164 (depending on experience)

HOURS: 37.5 (or 30) hours per week

CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent, Liverpool based

Liverpool Biennial is seeking a dynamic and creative Director of Development, Marketing & Communications to join its team. You will lead on our fundraising and communications strategies, establishing meaningful relationships with major grant funders, corporate sponsors, partners and stakeholders within the City and beyond, whilst ensuring consistency of branding across all of our materials and communications. This is an exciting new role for a gifted communicator with an entrepreneurial mindset, to be part of an open and agile team, delivering outstanding contemporary art to a diverse audience, in one of the world’s most vibrant and illustrious cities.

You will be a dynamic and results driven individual with a proven success record in development and relationship management and the ability to exceed your targets.

You will have a passion for contemporary art, be energetic, engaged and adaptable, and enjoy working in a non-conventional yet exciting environment. You should have at least five years’ experience in a similar role, ideally in the arts and cultural sector.

Application packs can be downloaded here or by email from jane@biennial.com

Closing date for receipt of applications noon on Monday 9 August 2021 and interviews are expected to be held in Liverpool on Friday 3 September 2021.