A group of people install an artwork in an old billboard frame.

Apply to be Adblock Bristol’s new Arts Coordinator

Adblock Bristol is looking for an Arts Coordinator to manage our community arts billboard and work with our Arts group to develop projects that showcase arts instead of corporate advertising. This is a voluntary role.

Adblock strongly believes in our right to public space and that our communities are stronger without intrusive corporate messaging. We’re looking for someone who wants to work with us to celebrate art, instead of ads, across the city.

If you can spare 1-3 hours per week, and are interested in community activism, art, subvertising, street art and the right to public space, then get in touch. Find the full Arts Coordinator role description, and more about Adblock Bristol, here.

Core activities: 

  • Responsibility for running of the Adblock Bristol community arts board in St Werburgh’s. This includes: working with the Arts Group to install new artworks every 2 – 3 months; liaising with artists to develop new artworks, ordering prints and arranging installation days.
  • According to your availability and interest, identifying and developing opportunities for new arts projects, collaborating with other groups in Bristol, fundraising for arts projects.
  • Monitor incoming Arts queries via email and contribute to Adblock Bristol’s instagram and twitter.
  • Attend Adblock Bristol monthly meetings when you can (usually one Tuesday evening each month).

Time commitment: 1-3 hours per week, which can be distributed to suit you. 

What we can offer you: Find the full role description & details here.  

How to apply: Please email adblockbristol@gmail.com if you’re interested in being part of the team – the role description has more information on what’s involved. We’re accepting applications on a rolling basis. 

Read more about Adblock Bristol in the press: Positive News: Back to the drawing board: the movement to reclaim cities from ad hoardingsHuck Magazine: The activists fighting to block advertising in UK citiesBBC BristolBristol campaigners welcome changes to digital advertising screensBristol 247: New billboard brings colourful message to St Werburgh’s.

Above: artwork by Ben Menter, installation on Adblock’s community arts billboard in St Werburgh’s

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