Director of Marketing and Communications
Permanent and full time (37 hours per week)
Salary: £43 857
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 30 June 2021, at midnight
Interviews to be held on Thursday 15 July 2021
We have an exciting opportunity for talented individuals to join our workforce – perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for?
This new role presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Marketing and Communications professional to have a significant impact on the future direction and performance of the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall, ensuring our continued position as one of the UK’s busiest and successful performing arts venues. You will have substantial commercial acumen, but also a passion and commitment to the wider value and impact of the performing arts. You will be equally confident and comfortable negotiating with commercial producers and promoters as you are with advocating the transformative power of the arts with our stakeholders.
You will be an early adopter of new technology and be able to identify and exploit opportunities. As an inspirational leader you will develop and lead a team delivering the very best service to our audiences and stakeholders. Whilst you will need to be creative, innovative and able to work at pace and thrive on deadlines, you will also be good at detail, able to navigate complex processes and procedures and ensure necessary compliance.
You will be a collaborative team player, comfortable both giving and receiving constructive feedback to ensure the best outcomes for the organisation. As a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will contribute to policy development and business planning and work closely and collegiately with the rest of the SLT to provide a positive, cohesive, supportive and ambitious culture.
- Experience of using CRM, and preferably ticketing systems, and a knowledge of utilising databases in order to effectively and efficiently price, market and sell shows and events.
- Experience of creating and implementing staff structures and of leading a significant Marketing and Communications team, preferably in an arts or commercial entertainments environment.
- Proven, current experience of leading on the creation, delivery, monitoring and continuous development of Marketing, Digital, Communications, Sales and Sponsorship strategies.
- Ability to drive and develop positive and mutually beneficial relationships with a range of commercial and non-commercial partners.
- Positive understanding of equality issues and how they affect different sections of the community, audiences and colleagues.
- Experience of using data/insight, creating evidence to adapt and shape the business in response to customer needs and business objectives.