Art Researcher / Writer
Freelance, part time (2 days per week), paid
We are looking for enthusiastic freelance researchers/writers to join our small team. The role will predominantly involve researching and writing sales listings for our website. The ideal candidate will be a confident and versatile writer, able to produce copy to a set brief. Please note that the role will involve working in-house at our offices in Holt near Bradford on Avon. Holt is a semi-rural location and own means of transport is essential.
Researching works of art and artists
Identifying artwork age and style, and assessing relative value
Writing accurate and engaging sales copy for publication on our website
Writing copy for weekly company newsletter
Knowledge, skills and experience
Educated to degree level in Art History
Fluent in written and spoken English
Good, broad art-historical knowledge
Strong writing and research skills
Meticulous accuracy and attention to detail
Competence in basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, online research, data entry)
Conscientious and flexible approach
Ability to work well in a small team
Knowledge of 19th/early 20th-century British art
Good British general knowledge
Experience of writing for web
Experience of writing sales and marketing copy
Commercial art experience
Summary Terms and Conditions
Hours and pay will be flexible and can be discussed in more detail at interview.
This position would be an excellent introduction to the commercial art industry for a suitable candidate who is looking for a flexible post in which they are able to utilise their writing and research skills.
Note that successful first round candidates will be sent a short written exercise for completion and return before being asked for interview.
Applications by CV and covering letter are to be sent to Olivia Nicholls at email@example.com
The closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 31 January 2018
Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to unsuccessful applicants individually.