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ARTS FUNDING AND DIGITAL MARKETING FOR THE ARTS
June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm£7.50
Time: 6:30 -8:30
Location Stour Space
Address: 7 Roach Rd, London E3 2PA
- 6:30 – 6:45 Open Networking: Coffee and teas served
- 6:45 – 7:15 Presentation 1: Arts Funding
- 7:15 – 7:45 Presentation 2: Digital Marketing for the Arts
- 7:45 – 7:55 Q&A
- 7:55 – 8:00 Drinks & Networking to close
Carving out a career as an individual working in the creative industries is more challenging than ever. You’re invited to join us this evening for two exciting talks that will equip you with the knowledge for getting ahead in the game!
6:45pm – 7:15pm:
HOW TO GET ARTS FUNDING AS A WRITER AND/OR ARTIST
Jamie Rhodes will talk about getting financial backing as an individual working in a creative field. Jamie is a writer who has been supported by a wide range of funding bodies in the UK and abroad. He has cracked the formula for writing successful funding bids and will present ideas and insight into how writers and artists can take the big step to getting their ideas and creations funded. He has had two books – Dead Men’s Teeth and A Castle In England – supported by Arts Council England, drawing investment of approximately £30,000.
About Jamie Rhodes
Jamie is a writer and Co-Chair of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain’s London & SE region. He has worked with Arts Council England, National Trust, Koneen Säätio, EM Media, IdeasTap, Arvon Foundation, Spread the Word, and the British Library. Find out more about him and his work here: https://thisisjamierhodes.com/
7:15 – 7:45:
DIGITAL MARKETING FOR THE ARTS MADE EASY
Craig McCartney will be presenting ideas, hacks and best practices on how to use effective digital marketing to generate awareness, followers and sales for your creative projects and brands. Good digital marketing can boost your career and help small businesses to grow on a minimum budget. Craig will demonstrate how to use digital channels such your website, email, social, blog, PR and paid-for advertising to generate you opportunities online through you digital presence.
About Craig McCartney
Craig McCartney has over 12 years’ experience in the digital marketing space and has worked for and with clients from a number of verticals including creative agencies, writers, the arts, automotive and technology. Craig is the co-founder of Mr Four Fingers and the Skull Appreciation Society, as well as marketing director of Chief Nation, a marketing agency in the city. Craig worked alongside Jamie Rhodes on the Castle in England book and headed up the digital marketing and gallery curation for the project.
7:45 – 7:55:
Q&A WITH BOTH SPEAKERS
After the talks there will be a chance to ask questions, as well as post-event drinks and networking.
7:55 – 8:30:
DRINKS, NETWORKING TO CLOSE