The AOI is a dynamic, growing organisation with an exciting future. We are a small, welcoming staff team, with supportive management. Together we run a 1-1 helpdesk, deliver events, produce publications, present the World Illustration Awards, and undertake important campaigning work.


AOI Membership Advisor

The Membership department is the beating heart of the AOI. We are looking for a passionate, energetic addition to our team – who is eager to grow their business knowledge. The Membership Advisor role offers a unique opportunity to work directly with a vibrant and engaged community of illustrators. The central aims of the role are to offer members the best possible guidance at all stages of their careers, and to ensure the AOI membership continues to grow.

Working with the Membership Manager, you will provide advice to members on business practice, licensing, contracts, and self-promotion via the AOI helpdesk (comprehensive 6- month training will be provided to you). You will build relationships with members, always ensuring excellent customer service. This will be your primary focus, comprising of around 80% of the role.

Additionally, you will help to deliver an exciting range of talks and events, showcasing both new talent and world class illustrators. You will write articles, interviews, and research resources, all offering guidance and insights into the illustration industry.

Click here for a full description of the role and person specifications.

Employment Terms

Salary: £28,000 – £31,000 depending on experience.
Contract: Full time, permanent contract of employment.
Holidays: 33 days including bank holidays, increasing 1 day per year at the end of your second year to a max of 38 days.
Location: Our offices are based in Somerset House, a vibrant hub of creative industries. The AOI offer hybrid working opportunities, with a combination of office and home working.

How to Apply

Please send a CV and cover letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) addressing why you are interested in this role, and how your experience demonstrates you meet each point of the person specification.

The AOI believes in diversity and equality. We want to build a team with a diverse range of perspectives, backgrounds and skills, and especially welcome applicants who are under- represented within the illustration industry. We know that in diversity is strength and we look forward to hearing from all interested applicants.

Questions and applications should be emailed to [email protected]

Deadline for applications: Midnight, Tuesday 22nd August 2023*

*Please consider submitting your application early, as applications may close before the deadline if a suitable candidate is found.

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