ARTISTIC DIRECTOR  

ROLE: ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

ORGANISATION: THE ROYAL STANDARD 

DATES: MAY 2019 - PRESENT 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

MANAGE THE ROYAL STANDARD’S GALLERY AND STUDIO PROGRAMME, SUPPORTING THE PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION OF EVENTS, EXHIBITIONS AND WORKSHOPS.

CURATE EXHIBITIONS, INSTALL AND DE-INSTALL WORK AND PROVIDE TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR ARTISTS.

LIAISE WITH ARTISTS AND CURATORS TO COMMISSION NEW WORK AND EXHIBIT PREVIOUS WORKS.
 

PRODUCE EXHIBITION BRIEFS, SUPPORTING MATERIALS, PROJECT REPORTS AND EVALUATIONS.

PRODUCE AND DISTRIBUTE MARKETING AND PRESS MATERIALS; CREATING MARKETING SCHEDULES AND DELIVERING MARKETING ACTIVITY VIA OUR WEBSITE, SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS AND NEWSLETTER.
 

SUPPORT THE CREATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF NEWSLETTERS AND MAILCHIMP MAILOUTS.

MANAGE THE GALLERY’S WEBSITE - UPDATING ARTIST PROFILES AND STUDIO MEMBER ACTIVITY.

REPRESENT THE ROYAL STANDARD - ATTENDING AND SPEAKING AT PARTNER ORGANISATIONS, ALUMNI NETWORKS AND CREATIVE COMMUNITY EVENTS.
 

INITIATE AND DEVELOP NEW CONNECTIONS, RESEARCHING AND LIAISING WITH SIMILAR ORGANISATIONS ACROSS THE UK AND INTERNATIONALLY, BUILDING AND MAINTAINING RELATIONSHIPS.

ASSIST STUDIO MEMBERS IN PROMOTING ARTIST-LED ACTIVITY WITHIN THE COMMUNITY.
 

PLAN AND DELIVER STUDIO EXCHANGES AND RESIDENCIES FOR STUDIO MEMBERS AND ARTISTS IN OTHER CITIES - BOOKING TRANSPORT, ACCOMMODATION AND PREPARING WELCOME PACKS. 

ENSURE THE ORGANISATION IS RUN SUSTAINABLY AND WITH A VIEW OF ITS LONG-TERM GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT - RESEARCHING, RECORDING AND REPORTING ON THE ROYAL STANDARD'S STATISTICS AND ACTIVITY.

 

ENSURE THE ORGANISATION IS DELIVERING AGAINST ITS MISSION, CHARITABLE AIMS AND GOALS.

 

ENSURE THE ORGANISATION REMAINS TRANSPARENT AND COMPLIES WITH ANY REQUIREMENTS OF REGULATING BODIES, SUCH AS LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL, ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND AND COMPANIES HOUSE.

 

WORK CLOSELY WITH AND REPORTING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, WORKING ALONGSIDE THE OTHER DIRECTORS TO PRODUCE BUDGETS AND FUNDRAISING FOR ALL PROGRAMMES.

THE ROYAL STANDARD - LIVERPOOL’S LEADING ARTIST-LED GALLERY, STUDIO COMPLEX AND REGISTERED CHARITY BASED IN THE BALTIC TRIANGLE. THE ROYAL STANDARD HOUSES STUDIO SPACES FOR 45 CREATIVES, 5 PROJECT SPACES AND A DEDICATED ART GALLERY.