Marketing Coordinator (KTP) - Job Opportunity

Salary: £21,000 to £25,000 p.a. (dependent on experience)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (part-time / flexible working arrangements will be considered)

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract - 3 months

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire


An exciting opportunity for a Marketing Coordinator to join our project team based in Wakefield.

Models of Validation, a two year action research project exploring new models to champion and support socially-engaged artists. Led by Axisweb in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University the project won Knowledge Transfer Partnership funding from Innovate UK in 2016.

This three month role is key to helping shape and deliver key outcomes and deliverables at this critical phase of the project. The Coordinator will work under the guidance of Mark Smith (Executive Directory of Axisweb) and be supported by academics from the University.


Key Tasks

  • Support Social Works Live output (if in post)

  • Create digital content and marketing communications to support the delivery of outputs for the project

  • Support and inform the business and digital development of the project, including testing and evaluation of prototypes

  • Support project evaluation to inform the future strategic planning

Qualifications we require

Hold a MA in a cognate area to the project and keys tasks, i.e Marketing, Business Development, Socially-engaged Art, Arts.

About Models of Validation

Building on our research Validation beyond the gallery, the project has been informed through continued engagement with key stakeholders - artists, producers, commissioners, funders and communities.

Our focus is about working in the open and sharing ideas with a network of people involved in socially engaged practice. Connected by critical engagement as an essential part of the field, the project explores the infrastructural conditions needed to give those involved in the sector the means to enter into valuable and validating exchanges.

About Axisweb

Axisweb is a UK registered charity and membership body supporting artists and those working with artists. By serving our members and those who work with artists we seek to promote and develop engagement, understanding and appreciation of the visual arts in the UK.

How to Apply

Applications are via the Manchester Metropolitan University job portal.

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For an information discussion about the role please contact Mark Smith (