Marketing Co-ordinator

£18,000 - £20,000 per annum
26 Sep 2017
16 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Full Time

Live Theatre Winchester Trust, incorporating Theatre Royal Winchester and Hat Fair is looking for a Marketing Co-ordinator to play a fundamental role in assisting the team to develop the organisation’s brand and help raise its profile locally, nationally and internationally.

Join our team to help promote Theatre Royal Winchester, a beautiful Edwardian theatre and Hat Fair, a nationally recognised Outdoor Arts festival. 

Activity includes a diverse year round multi art form professional programme, a vibrant community performance programme, ‘Young Theatre Royal’ and community outreach projects. It also includes Hat Fair’s summer festival, associated winter festival - Woolly Hat Fair, and year round engagement projects.

We are looking for a ‘can do’ person with real passion for what we do and a desire to connect communities to our work.

This is an exciting time of change and opportunity for the Live Theatre Winchester Trust with a new leadership team now in place.

The Marketing Co-ordinator will play a fundamental role within the Marketing team as the brand of the charity is developed and its profile is raised locally, nationally and internationally.


  • To provide essential support in delivering the Marketing strategy for the Live Theatre Winchester Trust.
  • Assist and take responsibility in the delivery of marketing campaigns
  • Help maintain the charity’s social media channels
  • Collate marketing assets for brochures and programmes
  • Co-ordinate print distribution
  • Provide administration support
  • Assist and take responsibility in the delivery of marketing campaigns
  • Assist the Marketing and Communications Director with promotion to stakeholders, investors and audiences
  • Actively participate in developing the marketing strategy
  • Help maintain and input into marketing diary
  • Help maintain media lists
  • Collate media cuttings and send relevant coverage to producers
  • Co-ordinate distribution of marketing print and direct mail campaigns
  • Co-ordinate mailing club volunteers
  • Maintain marketing distribution lists and databases
  • Collate assets for brochures and panto programme
  • Proof promoters’ marketing materials
  • Take responsibility for print requisition
  • Co-ordinate print display in areas of the theatre
  • Assist in updating websites
  • Assist with social media channels - creating content as well as social listening and engagement
  • Update external listing sites
  • Creating blog posts about all areas of operation within the organisation
  • Take calls and messages for Marketing team members
  • Keep Marketing spend spreadsheet up to date
  • Manage charity ticket requests
  • Champion the organisation’s values and adhere to organisational policies and procedures
  • Carry out all tasks in accordance with best practice and organisational action plans in respect of diversity and disability equality
  • Attend internal and external meetings, participate in training and other forms of staff development and be available to work at evenings, weekends and bank holidays when necessary
  • Undertake any other duties reasonably requested
  • Keep up to date with national audience development and arts marketing trends and best practice

About You

  • Passion for the arts
  • Vision, imagination and creativity
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an enthusiasm for communicating with people
  • Strong persuasive skills and the confidence to sell ideas to others
  • Drive, energy and a desire to own and deliver projects
  • Ability to be self motivated and to work flexibly as part of a creative team
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and pay attention to detail
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Prepared to work flexible hours
  • Experience of using digital communication channels including website and social media for business (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail and proof reading
  • Highly organised
  • First-rate copywriting and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise under pressure
  • Experience in the production and distribution of print in an arts or cultural environment
  • IT literate, with experience of Excel, Access, Google Analytics and web based databases and ability to interpret information
  • Customer care experience
  • At least 1 years marketing and communications experience  within an arts or cultural environment (Desirable)
  • Graphic Design skills and experience (Desirable)
  • A recognised marketing qualification (Desirable)
  • Experience of charitable fundraising (Desirable)
  • Experience of working with ticketing and CRM systems (Desirable)
  • A current network of relevant press, PR and cultural organisation contacts (Desirable)
  • Full driving licence (Desirable)

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