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Programme Assistant (Maternity Cover)

If you are an organised, communications extraordinaire with an eye for visuals then this opportunity with a unique arts organisation could be the one you are looking for…

LUX is a public arts organisation that supports and promotes visual artists working with the moving image. Based in London and Glasgow, they deliver a range of activities including exhibitions, screenings, educational projects, commissioning and research. They also manage Europe’s largest collection of films and videos made by artists and distributes them to museums, galleries and festivals around the world.

They are seeking a creative and highly organised Programme Assistant to join their small friendly team as maternity cover until March 2020. The role is central to the development and delivery of LUX’s ambitious programme, including its monthly exhibition series BL CK B X, as well as screenings, performances, workshops and courses.


  • Assist the Deputy Director and Director in research, planning and production of the public programme
  • Update and monitor LUX website and social media
  • Copy-write and proofread programme communication, website and social media content
  • Oversee the design and print of press releases, posters and exhibition booklets
  • Assist at LUX events (often on weekends, and in the evenings)
  • Manage and archive documentation of LUX projects, and press
  • Organise and assemble press materials for collection, and public programme
  • Create relevant marketing campaigns across social media, and mailchimp
  • Compile and distribute programme listing information
  • Develop new marketing and communication strategies
  • Maintain media and press list
  • Elaborate new audience development strategies
  • Oversee audience data collection/monitoring
  • Maintain and update weekly list of artists moving image related events in London (for Weekly Mailout)
  • Keep up-to-date with artists’ moving image specific news
  • Competently represent LUX at public events
  • Follow company health and safety procedure at all times


  • Demonstrable knowledge of and interest in contemporary visual arts
  • At least one year’s experience in a similar role, or have conducted relevant work experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Initiative and the ability to learn quickly
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to work well both as part of both a hard-working team and independently
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to use social media effectively
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Commitment to the aims and activities of LUX
  • Commitment to equal opportunities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (necessary)
  • Proficient with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign (desirable)
  • Understanding of Google Suite (necessary)
  • Knowledge of Filemaker Pro (desirable)


  • Please register on the Creative Access website. If you have not yet done so, click here
  • Follow this link to apply for the above role
  • Please note* this role is contracted 3 days a week