Talent & Events Producer
The fight to protect human rights is as important as it has ever been. Amnesty International continues to grow our human rights movement in the UK and around the world to ensure everyone can know and claim their rights. We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Talent & Events Producer to join our committed and dynamic team and work with us for 2 days per week.
Amnesty International UK is a national section of a global movement of over seven million supporters, members and activists. Collectively, our vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Our mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of these rights. We are independent of any government, political ideology, economic interest or religion.
As Talent & Events Producer you will work within a small but busy team focused on increasing the impact of the Amnesty Movement and contribute to human rights change through maximising relationships with artists, creative partners and events. Alongside another Talent Producer your specific role will concentrate on:
• Nurturing and Developing the Amnesty UK Ambassador Programme
• Identifying and managing talent and event opportunities which support our priority campaigns and organisational foundations.
We are seeking to recruit a 2 day per week Talent & Events Producer to work to the Artist & Events Manager and alongside our 3 day per week Talent Producer. The role will include but not limited to
• Managing a portfolio of relationships with existing Ambassadors
• Identifying and managing opportunities and activities for existing Ambassadors in the UK.
• Researching, identifying potential new Ambassadors
• Design and implementing communication plans to inspire, motivate and ensure artist relationships are effectively maintained and strengthened. This includes supporting the delivery, follow up and review of our regular Ambassador Roundtables
• Supporting tactical artist cultivation project(s) and agreed campaign work
• Where required lead on, deliver or support high-profile events designed to amplify Amnesty messages to key Amnesty audiences and strengthen relationships with influential people.
This is a rare staff position of 2 days per week, which would suit someone seeking a flexible working option.
You will have demonstrable experience of working directly with and representing organisation(s) with celebrities/high profile artists, their managers, agents and publicists to deliver media coverage, campaigning, lobbying, growth and awareness objectives. You will have significant experience of working on high-profile projects and events. You will have excellent interpersonal skills with outstanding communication & negotiation skills, both written and verbal as well as excellent understanding of communications procedures when working with artists and agencies.
You will have an excellent ability to prioritise own work and manage conflicting deadlines, project / production management skills and have an ability to think creatively and inspire innovation. You can be flexible and able to move between tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail and react quickly, meet deadlines, organise a busy workload and prioritise tasks. You will have significant experience of producing engaging and creative powerpoint presentations to a very high standard and of working with data and admin systems. You are a confident and enthusiastic team player and at the same time able to work unsupervised and use own initiative.
The role will report to the Artist and Events Manager and work alongside the Talent Producer (and wider team).
Ideally, we would like the successful candidate to work on a Monday and a Friday to ensure we have cover across 5 days/week, though we are open to discussing other days as long as one of the days is a Monday or a Friday. We are happy to discuss this further at the interview stage.
For further details about the role please click the apply link. To apply, please complete an application form before midday on Wednesday 20 March 2019. Interviews will be held at our Shoreditch office – on Wednesday 3 April.
Amnesty International values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Applications for flexible working will be considered. Please note that to be considered for this role, the successful candidate must be able to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.
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