ART X Collective builds platforms and businesses to empower Africa's creative talent. Launched in 2016, the art fair has since become a cornerstone of the Lagos art calendar, drawing local patrons and a host of international collectors, curators, and critics annually. Since its debut, four editions of ART X Lagos have held, welcoming over 30,000 visitors to see the works of Africa’s leading established and emerging artists. These attendees and the satellite exhibitions that have emerged in response to the fair, are undoubtedly indicators of Lagos’ position as a fast-emerging and exciting cultural hub.
The Marketing Communications Associate works closely with the Head of Marketing to plan and execute strategic marketing and communications efforts across all consumer-facing and internal media channels. This role focuses on brand and digital communications, sponsorship and partnership administration, and content strategy with a view to effectively engage our target audience in print, websites, emails, and social media in line with our brand’s guidelines.
The ideal candidate is experienced and knowledgeable in PR and media relations, and able to create the right content (visual and written) for the right medium to support ART X Collective’s objectives. They must be excited about and keep abreast of digital trends for managing brands and how they can be applied to deliver high ROI. This candidate should be strongly visually-oriented, with a good eye for producing outstanding content. A keen interest in creative industries would also put them at an advantage.
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ART X Collective builds platforms and businesses to empower Africa's creative talent.
Founded by Tokini Peterside, the company's platforms include: ART X Lagos - the premier international art fair in West Africa; the ART X Prize - Nigeria’s leading award for emerging visual artists; and ART X Live! - a dynamic live showcase and launchpad for rising musicians and artists.
The company also includes an advisory arm, and since 2013 has supported pioneering entrepreneurs and brands across the culture, design and luxury sectors