Arts organisations Beam and HATCH are seeking to recruit a freelance marketing & communications specialist to lead local communications across Kirklees, West Yorkshire for two key creative programmes; the Dewsbury Creative Town Arts Programme (managed by Beam) and the WOVEN festival of textiles (managed by HATCH). 

Please note this deadline has now passed.


Both programmes are initiatives led by Kirklees Council. We envisage that through appointing one freelance professional to oversee marketing and communications activity related to both of these creative programmes we will ensure a deep understanding of the local communities in the area and the impact of communications activity will be maximised. 


Fee information:

Creative Town Arts Programme:
Timeframe: December 2020 – October 2021, with the potential for extension
Fixed fee of £3,000 + VAT including expenses (for which we would expect 12 – 15 days work)

Timeframe: December 2020 – August 2021
Fixed fee of £3,000 + VAT including expenses (based on outcomes)


How to Apply:

The deadline for Applications is Wednesday 18 November 2020, 1pm

Selected candidates will be invited for a virtual interview on the afternoon of Thursday 26 November 2020. 

Download a full role description below:

201020 Dewsbury-Woven Comms Freelance role (1)


Image credit: Studio Bokhego , project: Garden Stories, Dewsbury  by Ammie Flexen & Kathleen Yore. Image provided courtesy of Kirklees Council.



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