Hiring: Artist & Event Manager in Colchester & Essex

Hiring: Artist & Event Manager in Colchester & Essex

PopUp Painting is the leading ‘sip and paint’ company in the UK, having painted with more than 67,000 novices in bars, restaurants and workplaces across the country since 2013.

In our events, guests are guided step-by-step through a painting with a glass of wine in one hand and a paintbrush in the other. Our experiences are all about having a good time together!
We are looking for high-energy creatives and event professionals to run painting events across Colchester & Essex. A role with us is perfect for anybody in the arts/events industry looking for flexible work, or for someone looking for a creative role to add to their day job or studies. Evening and weekend availability is essential.
Access to a car is essential as is the ability to paint with Acrylic. We are looking to interview within the next few months with Events starting in September.
The role would involve running 2-6 events per month as either an artist or event manager.
As Artist:
  • You’ll guide guests in a fun, accessible manner through paintings in acrylic in under 2 hours. You’ll prepare a demo canvas before events
  • Set up / clean down (we provide all materials)
  • Need to be confident in public speaking (mics provided)
As Event Manager:
  • You’ll be responsible for the overall running and quality of the event, ensuring an excellent customer experience
  • Be responsible for storing and transporting event equipment. Access to a car is desirable
  • Set up / clean down (we provide all materials)
Pay is per event (3-4 hours) as follows: artist – £70; Event Managers – £60; where Artist/Event Manager is combined – £90. Event support – £40. You will work on a self employed basis. £25,000 pro rata. Where transporting kit, expenses are paid at HMRC rate.
At interview you will be asked to take us through a simple painting, showing how you might present it in a fun and lighthearted manner. Training will be provided for successful candidates.

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

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