Managing Editor at Bpigs.com
Period: Starting immediately- long term
Part time freelance position (3-4 half days a week) on a long term basis.
Application closing date: 13 January 2014
As a managing editor you will be running the event guide and program (print issue coming out every two months) as well as the regular and cover features of the online magazine. Managing the team of bpigs, you will be communicating with existing gallery and media partners, as well as develop contacts in international and national art and media scene.
Experience and Skills:
excellent communication skills
social media knowledge
natural networking skills
experience with marketing strategies
adventure spirit, initiative
German is a plus.
Professional experience in the field is greatly appreciated, but students in the last year could be considered if otherwise highly qualified.
Bpigs is an artist run communication platform.
Focus is highlighting the contemporary art scene from the producer’s point of view. It operates on two levels: as an info guide with event and exhibition listings and as an online magazine. Admission to the guide is opento galleries, project spaces and institutions. The content of the magazine is strictly editorial. The info guide comes out every two months in 8.000 - 10.000 copies and it is distributed for free in project spaces, galleries and bookstores. In the online magazine a changing team of artists runs a series of blogs, giving a direct access to behind the scene news and current debates.
Bpigs is re-launching in February 2014. You will be asked to be a part of planning and oversee this process.
Subject to qualifications.
Send us an informal email including a short text about:
-why you feel this is a right fit for you.
-a short proposal on how you would evaluate the current blog including suggestions for restructuring.
Please also include related professional experience and a portrait photo. Deadline is 13.01.2014, please understant that we will contact only sucessful applicants.