Design and Digital Communications Assistant

£22,000 yearly
  • House of Illustration
  • King's Cross, London, UK
  • Aug 16, 2019
Contract Communications Design Editorial Marketing Social Media Web

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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.


About the role

House of Illustration is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join us as Design and Digital Communications Assistant. Reporting to the Head of Communications, this new role will support the Communications team in delivering House of Illustration’s communications and audience development strategies. It is an important post in a small, busy and ambitious team. It will involve varied work in collaboration with colleagues across a range of areas.

The successful candidate will be a highly organised individual that is able to lead on designing our digital and printed promotions with creativity, energy and initiative. They will create visually impactful content and engage our social media followers daily with creative video content and imagery, as well as copy writing for the newsletter and blog with flair.

The role requires meticulous attention to detail, solid design skills and an interest in the arts, as well as an ability to work quickly to multiple deadlines.


This is a part time post, 4 days per week. £22K pro rata (£17,600pa).


Closing date: 2 September at 6pm