Part-Time Social Media & Administrative Assistant

The Role


The Bomb Factory is seeking a part-time Social Media & Administrative Assistant to join the team. They will develop content for our online social channels, as well as work closely with the Bomb Factory’s curatorial and exhibition team to support the day-to-day running of the Foundation.


The role offered is 16 hours per week across 2 days in London, and the Bomb Factory pays London Living Wage (£10.85/hr).


The BFAF strives to promote diversity, equality, and inclusion in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all who meet the minimum essential criteria in the description.



The post-holder's duties will include:

  • Researching and developing content for our social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

  • The development of a new Facebook account

  • Copywriting / content development for webpage articles and email newsletters

  • Promoting our upcoming events, and developing our profiles, on relevant art websites including ArtRabbit, ArtConnect, Seb’s Art List, etc.

  • Sourcing new sites of advertisement both online and in print

  • Promotional photo / video and graphic work

  • Researching potential artists / collectives for exhibitions and events

  • Implementing strategies to grow our mailing list

  • Forming a working relationship with our resident artists across all sites

  • Day-to-day administrative duties and gallery support.



The ideal candidate should:

  • Be social-media savvy, understand how to grow and sustain a following and be proactive in developing content across social media platforms

  • Have a solid, working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (particularly Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro)

  • Be able to develop promotional posters and graphics

  • Have photographic / video-making abilities 

  • Have an understanding and previous experience of using email marketing platforms (Mailchimp / Wix)

  • Have previous experience with website editing platforms, with an understanding of SEO

  • Have experience using post scheduling platforms (Later / Buffer)

  • Demonstrate a knowledge and keen interest in the contemporary art scene, both in the UK and internationally

  • Be proactive and able to work independently.


All interested applicants should email their CV, a short covering letter and links to their work, where relevant, to, with ‘Part-Time Social Media & Administrative Assistant’ in the subject, no later than 10am on Friday 9th July.