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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Communications Manager (Maternity Cover) – CLOSED

An exciting opportunity for a creative and passionate Communications Manager to join our dynamic and innovative team

Image of ‘Quantum Memories – Probability’ by Refik Anadol taken at ‘Plásmata: Bodies, Dreams, and Data’, Onassis Stegi, Curated by FutureEverything (2022). Photograph: © Stelios Tzetzias


Salary: £32,000 pro rata
Contract: Fixed term, 9 months (with possible extension)
Part-time – (3 days per week). Flexible working is available except for Mondays which are an in-office day for the team.
Annual Leave: 25 days (plus 8 statutory bank holidays) pro rata
Working with: FutureEverything Senior Management Team, Producer, Finance Manager, Administrator, external partners, & freelance artists.
Office location: Manchester city centre & working remotely.
Expected start date: w/c 27th February


As we enter into the next stage of our development, with a new business model that aligns our international work with our hyper-local portfolio, we have an exciting opportunity for a creative and passionate Communications Manager to join our dynamic and innovative team (for a period of maternity cover), delivering the Communications Strategy for our organisation and projects across our three programme strands – public artwork, cross-sector collaborations and digital debates. 

The Communications Manager will lead on delivering successful marketing and comms campaigns that tell the stories of the organisation in a way that will inspire our audiences and engage new audiences locally, nationally and internationally. They will work to help deliver our Communications Strategy, fulfilling the marketing and comms objectives that sit alongside the Business Plan.

Day to day the Communications Manager will help to deliver the Communications Strategy across the company’s projects; including but not exclusive to producing internal and external content for the arts, design, technology, government and academic sectors. The role will bring imagination, energy and a proactive approach to how FutureEverything promotes itself, increases its profile and achieves audience development. Recent and upcoming projects include FutureFantastic Festival, Plásmata: Bodies, Dreams, and Data, Unintended Consequences and this place [of mine].

In addition, during the maternity cover period, the Communications Manager will take responsibility for the process of refocusing the website content to create more refined messaging that reflects our organisational direction, values and beliefs. They will also be responsible for reshaping the News & Blog section of the website, communicating key messages and engaging audiences through a consistent flow of content (including written articles, video and visual pieces), which will be used to promote projects and can be disseminated through the FutureEverything newsletter and social media channels.

Application information and a full job description (complete with a list of role responsibilities, and skills and experience requirements) can be found in the download link below. If you’re interested in working with our exciting, talented, and supportive team and want to know more about this role, then click the link below for more information. 

The deadline for applications is 10:00, Friday 13th January, with interviews to take place Tuesday 24th January. Candidates will be informed of the outcome by w/c 30th January. 

We particularly welcome applications from those with disabilities (both seen and unseen), LGBTQ, and Black and Minority Ethnic candidates, as they are under-represented across the arts and culture sector.

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