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Society For Artistic Research

Call for SAR Communication Officer

SAR Communications Officer

We would like to inform you of this new opportunity within the SAR environment:

The Executive Board has decided to recruit for a part-time task as Communication Officer.

Works in close connection with the Executive Officer to achieve the objectives set for the organisation by the Executive Committee.

Main tasks, pending on qualifications:

  • Interface with individual and institutional members;
  • Manage ordinary membership applications;
  • Maintain the register of individual members;
  • Providing regular newsletters and other communications to the membership;
  • Assisting Executive members with specific tasks such as liaising with SAR Special Interest Groups and candidates for the annual RC Award;
  • Proofreading and editing, as well as digital publishing on the website;
  • Supporting SAR events;
  • Promoting SAR in general and RC in particular;
  • Developing archiving routines and their maintenance;
  • Supporting the preparation of funding applications.

Key skills and experience in the same areas.

We expect:

  • Relevant training and experience in communications;
  • English language skills;
  • Administrative skills;
  • Structured thinking;
  • Good communication skills (written and oral);
  • Experience of setting up and maintaining websites.

We hope for:

  • Knowledge of the higher education/research sector;
  • Experience of editing and ideally layout, web and print design;
  • Internet research skills;
  • Event organisation and project management experience;

The work will mostly be conducted on-line from own premisses, but will from time to time require travel to occasions such as on-site Executive Board meetings and SAR public events. It will require use of own computer, internet connection etc.

This opportunity is offered as a part-time freelance assignment, with a monthly time frame of 16 hours per week for 11 months per year (alternatively throughout the year) and payment by monthly invoice of € 2.080.

Application deadline 02.06.2024.

For more information and submission of interest, please contact SAR Executive Officer Johan A Haarberg –



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