Marketing Manager

We are looking for a great marketing mind to join our management team at Fine Art Restoration Company. A successful candidate will have the chance to work alongside the preservation of masterpieces, from grand antique paintings to renowned contemporary art. This is a new role to support and guide our creative team as our business continues to expand.

ABOUT THE ROLE

You will be reporting to the directors and senior management team as our new marketing manager. We envision that your role will shape our brand awareness, engagement and lead generation through online, print and social media. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing and managing external and internal marketing and PR strategies.
  • Managing our brand ambition.
  • Developing and maintaining a voice for the company.
  • Proactively developing and delivering fresh forward-thinking briefs to drive the strategic direction of our business marketing priorities.
  • Developing creative communication and marketing ideas as well as streamlining our messaging so that it is meaningful to our audience.
  • Produce and co-ordinate copy for marketing and communications materials including brochures, newsletters and digital media.
  • Support our sales team with specific marketing requirements for targeted audiences.
  • Identifying new market trends and opportunities relevant to our business.
  • To work closely with our in-house creative, digital content, branding experts and external partners to create a cohesive team.
  • Manage and present regular reports on the effectiveness of campaigns and marketing strategies for the directors and management team.

EXPERIENCE

  • A minimum of 5 years of proven experience working in a similar marketing role. 
  • Ability to understand commercial priorities and respond accordingly.
  • Excellent communicator both verbally and in written form with excellent editorial skills.
  • You will be highly organised and be able to handle multiple projects in an efficient and detailed way.
  • You should have a can-do attitude and approach to work, be flexible and willing to work on a variety of tasks and projects. 
  • Creative and wide-ranging ideas.
  • An eye for detail and accuracy.
  • You must also have the right to work in the UK.
  • An interest or appreciation of art would be desirable.

Full time: Monday-Friday

Location: Carlisle or London

Application requirement: CV and covering letter/email.

Full-time, Permanent

£30,000-£50,000 depending on experience

To apply for this position, please email [email protected] with a covering letter and CV addressed to Chris Bull.

2022 Easel Painting Conservator Internships

This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience working in a busy commercial conservation studio.

We are looking for current painting conservation students and recent graduates who are wanting hands-on practical experience to develop their skills. As a busy private studio, we deal with a wide variety of both traditional oil paintings and contemporary artworks, so can provide a range of experience working with unusual and challenging paintings. Interns will have the opportunity to examine, document and treat paintings, as well as get involved in the daily activities of the studio. Click here for more information.

Restoration Studio Team Discussion

Senior Easel Painting Conservator

We are seeking a full-time Senior Easel Painting Conservator with at least 20 years working experience in Painting Conservation and ICON/PACR accreditation to join our busy Carlisle, Cumbria studio.

Working alongside our team of multidisciplinary conservators you will work on a range of practical treatments and assessments for our private clients, institutions and insurance companies. 

In addition to studio work, the ideal candidate will support our business development lead by targeting and expanding our conservation services to a wide range of clients such as churches, museums and other heritage organisations. 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Verbal and written assessments, condition reports and treatment proposals.
  • Examination and treatment of historic and contemporary paintings, painted surfaces and artefacts in the studio and on-site.
  • Familiarity and adherence to the ICON practices of conservation and museum-quality standards.
  • Varnish removal, re-varnishing, surface cleaning (from dirt, mould etc.), removal of overpainting and retouching of oil paintings and artworks.
  • Repair of complex tears, dents, flaking paint, cracked and warped supports or delamination.
  • Ability to complete routine filling, lining, stretching and in-painting with minimally intrusive techniques.
  • Accurately match colours, paint application appearance and techniques of artists.
  • Cleaning, repair and gilding of frames.
  • Working under your own initiative in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Solve complex treatment issues and work under pressure to meet deadlines whilst upholding confidentiality and ethical standards.
  • Demonstrate sound judgment, risk management and an eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to manage people and associated workflow effectively.
  • Travel for on-site conservation projects is possible
  • Prior experience in developing and growing relationships with other organisations and businesses within the sector.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

EDUCATION: Degree in Art Conservation, or commensurate conservation apprentice training and experience.

EXPERIENCE: At least 20 years of painting and painted surface conservation experience. Working knowledge of art history, chemistry, studio art technique and ICON conservation standards are a must. Demonstrable business experience and a clear understanding of commercial working practices are essential.

The candidate should have ICON/PACR accreditation.

COMPANY BENEFITS:

20 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays

SALARY: £30,000 – £68,000 

To apply for this position, please email [email protected] with a covering letter and CV addressed to Chris Bull.

Collaborative Conservators

Easel Painting Conservator

We are seeking a full-time Easel Painting Conservator with at least 3 years working experience in Painting Conservation to join our busy Carlisle, Cumbria studio.

You will work on a range of practical treatments and assessments for our private clients, institutions and insurance companies.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Verbal and written assessments, condition reports and treatment proposals.
  • Examination and treatment of historic and artistic paintings, painted surfaces and artefacts in the studio and on-site.
  • Familiarity and adherence to the Icon practices of conservation and museum-quality standards.
  • Varnish removal, re-varnishing, surface cleaning (from dirt, mould etc.), removal of overpainting and retouching of oil paintings and artworks.
  • Repair of complex tears, dents, flaking paint, cracked and warped supports or delamination.
  • Ability to complete routine filling, lining, stretching and in-painting with minimally intrusive techniques.
  • Accurately match colours, paint application appearance and techniques of artists.
  • Cleaning, repair and gilding of frames.
  • Working under your own initiative in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Solve complex treatment issues and work under pressure to meet deadlines whilst upholding confidentiality and ethical standards.
  • Demonstrate sound judgment, risk management and an eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to manage workflow effectively.
  • Travel for on-site conservation projects is possible.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

EDUCATION: Degree in Art Conservation, or commensurate conservation apprentice training and experience.

EXPERIENCE: At least 3 years of painting and painted surface conservation. Working knowledge of art history, chemistry, studio art technique and ICON conservation standards are a must.

COMPANY BENEFITS:

SALARY: £22,000-£30,000

20 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays

To apply for this position, please email [email protected] with a covering letter and CV addressed to Chris Bull.

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