Communications and Campaign Manager, Contemporary Visual Arts Network

  •  London, National
  •  Paid (£30k-40k pro rata)
  •  Part time
  •  Closes October 5, 2020


CVAN is seeking a passionate and dedicated visual art professional to manage the lobbying, advocacy and sector communication for and on behalf of the Network in England. We are seeking an individual who is passionate about our sector, understand its value and wants to see reform.


This role is part of the Baltic’s national sector development plan, and is contracted through the charity, managed by the Director but sits outside the core business of the BALTIC Centre of Contemporary Art. This post is anticipated as a freelance role as we lead the next two years of constituting CVAN as an independent body.

CVAN is a sector support and advocacy organisation that represents a diverse visual arts community of artists, creative practitioners, and arts organisation, institutions and art galleries across nine regions in England.

The Role
Job Title: Campaign and Communications Manager (2 days a week contract till April 2022)
Reports to: Director, CVAN
Responsible for: Freelance team and partnerships
Salary: £35,000 (pro rata)

Job Purpose: The Communications & Campaigns Manager will play a key role in developing and delivering our communications and driving our campaigning activity to achieve our objectives.

They will work with the National Chair’s Group, CVAN team and nine regions to develop strategic and high impact advocacy and professional development activities that will bring forward positive change and professional development for the visual arts sector.

Application Process
Deadline for application to by Monday 5 October at 9am
● Cover letter (2 pages max) outlining interest in the role and relevant experience that meets the requirements of the role
● CV (3 pages max)
● Both documents saved as a pdf

For more information about the role email

Interviews to take place on Zoom week of 19 th October

CVAN is committed to inclusivity and welcomes applications that reflect our diverse communities irrespective of disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

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