Hiring: Artist and Event Managers in Manchester (combined role)

Artist leading PopUp Painting event, painting is Van Gogh's Starry Night

Hiring: Artist and Event Managers in Manchester (combined role)

Passionate about unleashing Creativity? Us Too!

Since 2003 our mission has been to bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the places people meet on an everyday basis.  We have painted with tens of thousands of people across the UK and have been featured in the likes of the BBC and the Raconteur.  

We are all about unleashing creativity – wine glass in one hand, paint brush in the other!

We are looking for people to join our team as combined Artists and Event Managers in Manchester.  

Events last 2.5 hours plus set up and clean down time, totalling c.5 hours plus some preparation time. Most events take place in the evening and weekends.  You will need to be flexible and able to travel.  You are unlikely to be both Artist and Event Manager simultaneously.  

As an Event Manager you will:

  • Run the event in accordance with PopUp Painting guidelines
  • Ensure customer care, safety and quality of experience
  • Transport kit to and from the event
  • Lead on the ground sourcing of venues, and liaise with venues to secure dates and bookings
  • Advise on marketing avenues and share local insights
  • Store and manage stock/kit

As an Artist you will:

  • Be the star of the show!  Guiding guests step by step through a painting in an entertaining high energy way.  
  • Help run the event in accordance with PopUp Painting guidelines

Our events are high energy and focused on entertainment.  An ideal candidate:

  • Has qualifications or demonstratable proficiency in Visual or Performing arts
  • Evidence of event management experience and/or evidence of managing or working with crowds or teams.  
  • Good performance and/or presentation experience.  
  • Availability at weekends and weekday evenings.  

In a typical month you could expect to work 2-8 events.  

Pay is at a pro-rata rate of c.£25,000.  

To apply please download the form and return it with your CV and a link to your portfolio to recruitment@popuppainting.com by 9th December 2020.

Auditions will take place via Zoom from 14th December 2020.

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