Digital and Communications Coordinator, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair


You will be working with the Marketing and Communications Manager to deliver 1-54’s marketing and communication strategies across multiple, primarily digital, platforms. 


 -       Social media 

  • Develop social media strategy and concept with the Marketing and Communications Manager
  • General management and content creation on all social media accounts in line with general comms strategy
  • Drive social engagement across all social channels and measure success against key performance indicators
  • Maintain interaction with followers
  • Keep abreast of current contemporary African art affairs

-       Newsletters 

  • Organise, schedule, produce and send newsletters via Artogic
  • Coordinatemailing lists and contacts via Artlogic

 -       Website &App

  • Create original content for website: articles, interviews,videos
  • Launch and coordinate uploads on the 1-54 online viewingroom
  • Keep website & App updated at all times 

-       Coordination with designers

  • Work with designers to ensure content is informative and appealing
  • Ensure consistency of visuals, voice, values, and messaging across all ouractivities

 -       Partnerships

  • Renew and create partnerships with media, institutions,etc with the Marketing and Communications Manager
  • Define partnerships benefits & follow up on counterbenefits

-       PR

  • Coordinate press release production with PR agency

-       Temporary fair staff coordination

  • Reach out to candidates and organise interviews and briefings 
  • Oversee freelance staff such as videographer and photographer


  • A minimum of two years working within a similar role 
  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • English must be fluent; notions of French appreciated
  • Experience of website building and maintenance
  • Experience using online database software such as Artlogic 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and notions of InDesign
  • Experience managing social medias
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and diplomatic skills
  • Proven ability to work under own initiative and tight deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Interest and/or knowledge of Contemporary African Art / Contemporary Art

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