House of Illustration is the UK’s only public gallery dedicated to illustration and graphic art. Founded by Sir Quentin Blake it opened in July 2014 in King’s Cross, London. Over the five years since then House of Illustration has developed its position as a significant cultural force, representing and championing the very best of an art form that, in spite of its rich heritage, contemporary significance and broad appeal, is rarely explored by other museums and galleries. This is your opportunity to join a unique cultural institution at a hugely exciting stage in its development.
We are seeking a Head of Press and Marketing. Reporting to the Director this role has overall responsibility for devising and implementing the organisation's communications strategy, including all press and marketing. It is an important post in a busy and dynamic team that will involve varied work in collaboration with colleagues across a range of areas. The post holder will be responsible for communication strategies for individual exhibitions and events but also for the way in which the organisation as a whole is perceived publicly.
The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with enthusiasm, commitment and creativity, as well as having the willingness to take on responsibilities both small and large, meticulous attention to detail and an interest in the arts. They will be able to operate at a senior level, and be comfortable communicating with and influencing senior journalists, partners and House of Illustration trustees.
Please visit our website for a full Job Description and details on how to apply.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 5 June 2019. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 18 June 2019.