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Brighton Photo Fringe is a volunteer-led, collaborative platform providing essential professional development opportunities and peer-support for emerging lens-based artists.

They are looking for a number of volunteers to support their 2016 programme, in the lead up to and during the October 2016 festival.

A diverse range of interesting roles including

• BPF16 Outdoor Hub
We are seeking enthusiastic and talented volunteers from engineering, architecture, construction, photography or fine art to take part in a project to design, develop, build and install a new sustainable, ecological outdoor exhibition platform for Brighton Photo Fringe. Working with a panel of experts you will help us to devise, design, develop and deliver this exciting project over the next few months ready to be launched during the Brighton Photo Fringe festival in October 2016.

• BPF16 Marketing
Supporting BPF16 Festival Manager and project managers to publicise the festival including social media monitoring and content, brochure compilation and distribution, poster distribution and organising other publcity events and activities.

• BPF16 Install/Derig
Supporting curators and technicians to install the BPF Hubs including painting walls, installing hanging systems and helping to transport works. Supporting technicians to take the exhibitions down and disposing of waste safely.

• BPF16 Programme
Invigilating the BPF16 Hubs by greeting and informing visitors; selling programmes and works; asking for donations; carrying out audience surveys; ensuring the spaces are kept tidy; ensuring marketing materials are available; devising guided tours of exhibitions and helping to promote these with BPF16 Marketing Volunteers and through websites and social media; assisting the coordination and delivery of events.

Training and induction provided.

Time commitment

Dependent upon the role you apply for. However, applicants need to be available in the lead up to and/or during the October 2016 festival. No more than one half day (4 hours) a week during term-time. From one half day up to two days per week out of term time – to be mutually agreed between the volunteer and organisation.

How to apply

Please contact the University’s Volunteering Service, Active Student:


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