Editorial Content Manager and Project Developer : Frame and Reference


Launched in June 2012, Frame and Reference is a Contemporary Visual Arts Network South East  initiative.  is now established with a strong editorial voice  publishing criticism, interviews, news and reviews , highlighting the  quality and breadth of the  visual arts offer in the South East.

Job Description

– Manage, edit, update and maintain

–  Source and commission news items, film and video and stories for

–  Create a monthly newsletter for subscribers

–   To ensure that all partner  information is correct and kept updated by sustaining a proactive relationship with those responsible for marketing at the partner organisations.

–   Attend  Frame and Reference Steering Group and CVAN South East meetings where appropriate.

–   To create  and deliver a PR marketing campaign for, online and offline, to meet agreed targets in terms of visits and subscribers. This will include :  SEO,  Social Media, Selective print advertising, Media coverage

–   Assist the Steering Group in the development of a sustainable business model .

 Person Specification
 The selected candidate will have the following:

  • A good knowledge of visual arts within the south east
  • Experience in CMS  and data management
  • Journalist/writing/ editing skills, preferably in the visual arts
  • Experience in building networks online
  • Experience in  marketing and PR campaigns including using social media

Terms and conditions  :  This is a freelance contract initially for 6 months whilst a sustainable model for is developed. The contract is managed by Sally Ann Lycett and Stewart Drew from the De La Warr Pavilion.  The successful candidate will work out of the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill .

The fee is £3600 for 30 days for a 6 month period between April –September 2013 at no less than one day per week.

Please send CV and covering letter to Sally Ann Lycett on by 20 March 2013

Additional information

Contemporary Visual Arts Network South East (formerly Turning Point South East) is a regional network of visual arts organisations initiated by the Arts Council of England, South East in collaboration with its national portfolio organisations for visual arts.

Frame and Reference explores common themes in the work  produced and exhibited by this network of organisations, strengthening the shared experience of their audience.

Posted by Ryan Coleman on Wednesday 13 March 2013