Marketing Co-ordinator

Location
Winchester
Salary
£18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Posted
26 Sep 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Ref
SGJLTWT
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Hours
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.

Responsibilities

  • 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)