Press / Communications Coordinator


PR & Press – English-native Communications Pro

(Job title to be determined, according to experience)


Artists at Risk (AR) / Perpetuum Mobile (PM)

ARTISTS at RISK (AR) is seeking a committed and versatile individual who is confident in handling a comprehensive press/public relations/copywriting role, alongside liaison and some administrative tasks.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Writing exciting and well-researched web and social media posts, press releases and longer-form original material for reports and grant applications.
  • Managing an portfolio of international press contacts.
  • Handling communications with local, regional and international institutions and partners in the arts and human rights, AR-Residencies, AR-Candidates, funding partners, etc.
  • Administrative responsibilities.

Job Requirements:

  • True-native fluency in spoken and written English. Additional language skills are a plus.
  • Exceedingly strong skills in public relations.
  • Solid, consistent attention to detail.
  • Independent thinking, fact-checking and research skills.
  • The ability to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with a range of social media platforms (e.g. Meta Business, X, Telegram, WordPress, MailChimp, Mastodon, Bluesky, etc.).
  • Familiarity with and adaptation to IT systems and security demands.
  • Interest in contributing to building and developing a steadily-growing international NGO, with hundreds of partnerships around the world.

Location: Online (although time-zone differences play a role). A stable internet connection and own home-office equipment are required. Our shared AR/PM office facilities are in Lapinlahti, Helsinki, Finland. 

Job hours: Part-time or full-time, depending on the agreement.

Remuneration: Hourly rate according to skill, network and experience.

Please send your CV as a PDF together with an informal cover letter to [email protected].

Interviews with applicants will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. On-boarding will start at the earliest possible date. 

Artists at Risk (AR) / Perpetuum Mobile (PM) looks forward to hearing from you!

ARTISTS at RISK (AR) is a non-profit organisation (equivalency determination as a 501c-3) active at the intersection of human rights and the arts. Since 2013, AR has built a mondial network of arts and non-profits, municipalities, states and international organizations to assist, relocate and fund artists who are at risk of persecution, oppression or fleeing war or terror.  AR relocated more than 650 art professionals to over 270 hosting organisations in 2022-2023.

In coordination with partners and other networks, AR continues to build a broad horizontal network of AR-Safe Havens around the world, as a global advocate for art practitioners at risk. AR is dedicated to supporting persecuted art practitioners, facilitating their safe passage from their countries of origin, hosting them at AR-Residences and curating related projects, including the AR Pavilion.