Jenn Nkiru, Filmmaker 


ABOUT

CRXSS PLATFXRM is a new arts organisation devoted to supporting and showcasing the unseen wave of artists pushing forward UK Street Culture. Our flagship festival NSF CRXSS PLATFXRM is curated by artist, choreographer and innovator Ivan Blackstock and in 2018 took place at Copeland Gallery, a five room warehouse space in Peckham featuring live performance, art installations, photography. Our partnership events in 2018 included Latitude Festival, Southbank Centre, and  Dance Umbrella at Shoreditch Town Hall .

Dedicated to celebrating and supporting artists who cross pollinate, CRXSS PLATFXRM brings together dance, music, fashion, film, art and technology, creating a unique space for what comes next. Follow us on social media where our 2019 programme and festival dates will be announced soon.

MEDIA

IMAGES FROM NSF CRXSS PLATFXRM, August 2018 COPELAND GALLERY, Peckham. Photography by Will Hartley // www.will-hartley.com

OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARTISTS

In addition to showcasing innovative new work to audiences, CRXSS PLATFXRM aims to create new opportunities for artists to collaborate, to connect with promoters and programmers and to engage with audiences outside established cultural venues.

If you are an artist within Street Culture, interested in collaborating or developing work that connects with Street Culture please click here to get in touch or follow us on social media for the latest opportunities.

HIRING: EVENTS ASSISTANT APPRENTICESHIP

CRXSS PLATFXRM – Events Assistant Apprenticeship  
Location: Creative Works, Blackhorse Road 
 
Dates: W/c 17 June 2019 – 11 December 2020
Salary: £146.25 per week
Vacancy Type: Full time
Deadline: Monday 3 June

Role  

CRXSS PLATFXRM is recruiting an Events Assistant to support our 2019/2020 activities. This role is key to supporting the artistic team in the preparation, delivery and evaluation of all its core programmes and cliental work. This role will suit someone who is highly driven and wanting to get experience in event management in the arts and culture sector, but who is also interested in Street Culture. You must be able to plan, organise and deliver to brief and work within a fast pace artistic team across multiple areas including producing, project management, artistic direction and marketing. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Work closely with the Artistic Director, Producer, Project Manager and Digital Engagement Producer to support on all logistical and administrative tasks.  

  • Assisting with creative decision making and implementing any administration actions from the team across departments.  

  • Support CRXSS PLATFRXM in tasks leading up to events and after the event including liaising with artists, social media support, inventory checks and organising evaluation data. 

  • Maintain and manage event files  

  • Research new suppliers, contacts and venues and offer pro-active ideas 

  • Contribute towards the overall smooth operation of CRXSS PLATFXRM 

  • Adopt the organisation values and positively contribute towards our visibility within Street Culture. 

Essential experience  

  • Experience in actioning tasks independently and working within a team setting 

  • Awareness of CRXSS PLATFXRM’s aesthetic execution, tone of voice and brand 

  • Interest in the Street Culture community: artists, organisations, blogs etc. 

  • Ability to work across all Microsoft Office programmes  

  • Has access to their own computer/laptop. 

Skills you will learn 

  • Budget management 

  • Working with artists  

  • Project management  

  • Communication  

CRXSS PLATFXRM are welcoming applications from young people who have an interest in Street Culture. As a majority of our events are targeting young cultural consumers, we would welcome suggestions and feedback to help strengthen our engagement with our target audience. Therefore, we strongly want young people to bring their experience to the CRXSS PLATFXRM table.  

Team Structure  

  • The Content Producer will work under the direct supervision of CRXSS PLATFXRM’s Producer and Project Director.  

Click here to apply

DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT PRODUCER POSITION
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