I work in the information office where I am responsible for the internal and external communication of the gallery. I liase with other departments to coordinate the smooth running of the gallery daily activities and to enhance the visitors' experience.
I was responsible for the external communications. I developed targeted content for the gallery’s social media; Tweetting @WhitworthArt – Tweets about the collection, the Gallery’s exhibitions, activities & events, other news from the Gallery and the Manchester Art scene.
I developed a strong theoretical knowledge in cultural studies. I focused my research on cultural policy debates around 'the value' of culture within post-industrial urban context. I strengthened my arts management competencies with particular regard to the British cultural sector.
I DEVELOPED A MANAGERIAL AND ECONOMICs BACKGROUND. THE COURSE COMBINED TAUGHT MODULES AND PRACTICAL RESEARCH WITHIN A RANGE OF CULTURAL ORGANISATIONS. AMONG THE MODULES TAKEN THERE ARE: MARKETING, MARKETING STRATEGY, CREATIVE INDUSTRIES STRATEGIES, STATISTICS AND ARTS MANAGEMENT.