Job Vacancy: Creative Events Coordinator – Cragg Vale

Creative events coordinator, artist, sculptor, studio assistant – Sand In Your Eye

10th July 2017

Hebden Bridge 

Full time 

Paid (£15k-20k)

crafts, combined arts, interdisciplinary arts, visual arts, Other, Events, Sculpture

Claire Jamieson – claire@sandinyoureye.co.uk

Description

6 month contract with the view to be permanent.

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic person to join our team, facilitating the making of sculptures and art, nationally and in our West Yorkshire studio.

At Sand In Your Eye we make sculptures in sand, ice and pumpkins and giant sand drawings on beaches and work with clients in the media, local authorities, PR and charities. We have established world records and our work has featured in TIME magazine. Visit Sand in your eye

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our team of artists and play a key part in the growth of our company. We have opened a new sculpture studio in Cragg Vale, Hebden Bridge.

Your responsibilities include sales, event management and sculpture:

With support and training, you will work in sales to secure events and develop creative ideas with clients.You will project manage events, either in our studio or on location around the UK.

On events you will liaise with clients and engage with the public as spectators or participants in workshops. Your practical responsibilities will be to make giant works of art on beaches, huge sand sculptures, ice sculptures with chainsaws, pumpkin carvings.You will also be involved in general admin, studio maintenance.

The candidate will be highly creative and talented. You will have proficient skills in drawing and experience in sculpture is an advantage. You will be a skilled communicator and have confidence to work directly with clients, have good organisational and IT skills. You have a can do attitude and the ability to remain calm under pressure. You will be able to lead and inspire a team.

The role can often physically demanding and labour intensive. You will be flexible and be willing to work nationally to secure our seasonal event schedule. A UK driving licence and be comfortable driving a van is essential.

As well as these primary talents you may have experience in film, photography, animation, design, marketing, practical trade skills or something else that would add to our dynamic company.

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