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Industry:Museums & Galleries
Contract Type:Permanent Contract
Salary or training bursary: £26,000 per annum
Company:Art UK
Open to all
Apply by:08/03/2021 - 09:00

Online Shop Officer

Are you passionate about bringing art to everyone? Do you believe in the power of digital to transform lives? Don’t miss this opportunity to join Art UK as an Online Shop Officer…

Art UK is a cultural education charity on a mission to make the art in UK public collections accessible to everyone, for enjoyment, learning and research. They enable global audiences to learn about the nation’s art collection by digitising artworks, telling the stories behind the art and creating exciting opportunities for public interaction with art, both online and offline. The Art UK Shop offers participating collections the opportunity to generate revenue from print on demand, image licensing and by selling their own merchandise online.

They are looking for a highly motivated Online Shop Officer to join their friendly and dedicated team. The successful candidate will work with collections to generate revenue from their artworks through the Art UK Shop.


  • Work with collections to identify winning products that will appeal to the Art UK Shop audience
  • Work with the supplier to design appealing and high-quality print-to-order products
  • Create contemporary and engaging visual marketing assets to encourage customers to buy
  • Create collection pages and encourage collections to link to these pages from their own websites
  • Build relationships with collections’ commercial and marketing teams
  • Manage a collection mailing list and regularly communicate with collections about marketing opportunities and other opportunities to grow sales
  • Write engaging SEO rich website copy for products, gift ranges and themed pages
  • Add and edit listings for products on the shop Content Management System (CMS)
  • Assist with creation of new shop content to maximise sales
  • Promote content using social media and PPC advertising to reach new customers

Knowledge, Skills, Experience


  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office, and a working knowledge of HTML
  • Excellent design skills, including working knowledge of Photoshop
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in website copywriting
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience working in an ecommerce or commercial role within digital industries
  • Experience using Content Management Systems


  • Experience of bringing products to market
  • Proofreading experience or qualification
  • Interest in art and awareness of UK art collections
  • Experience of managing marketing communications through Mailchimp

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please note that the company reserves the right to withdraw this listing prior to the official closing date, therefore we recommend getting your applications in early.

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