Opportunities with Freshwater Theatre Company

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Freshwater Theatre Company is seeking an exceptionally organised, creative and reliable Marketing and Communications Officer to join our busy team based in East London.

The postholder will act as the main point of contact with regards to Freshwater’s marketing and communication needs. They will be responsible for the development of Freshwater’s ongoing marketing strategy, ensuring it is in line with the company’s vision and resources. They will also be responsible for maintaining Freshwater’s online presence and positive relationships with schools and relevant organisations. Additional responsibilities comprise of co-ordinating marketing events, identifying and analysing marketing data/trends, and composing/creating promotional material. In busy periods, they will need to be prepared to deal with incoming enquiries from Freshwater customers via phone and email.

They will thrive in a hard-working and fast-paced environment, taking pleasure in delivering outstanding customer service. The role will require exceptional use of written and spoken English, with the ability to write highly engaging copy. They will work well as part of a small team but will also be able to work independently using their initiative alongside having exceptional attention to detail and deadline management skills. The successful applicant will have a particular interest in working in marketing within the education/arts sector, and have some knowledge of the UK school system.

Freshwater Theatre Company was established in 1996 and is now one of the most respected and renowned drama-in-education companies in the UK. Delivering drama and arts workshops to support most areas of the primary curriculum, the company works with over 150,000 children each year, providing creative and enriching learning opportunities.

This post is 35 hours per week (excluding lunch breaks).

The salary is £20,000 - £22,000 per annum (depending on experience)

To apply, please read the information about the post and the company, and submit a CV, and the completed application form and Equality and Diversity form. The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 30th October, late applications will not be considered.

You must be available for a first round telephone interview on Wednesday 8th November and then for an interview in person on Wednesday 15th November at our offices in East London. The start date will be subject to the successful candidate’s availability but we would hope to have someone in post no later than the week commencing Monday 18th December 2017.

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