Contact seeks Marketing and Communications Manager

Closing Date: 22 November 2019

Contact Theatre

Location: Manchester

Remuneration: £25,000 per annum

Description

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Marketing and Communications Manager
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time – 35 hours per week
Contract: Permanent

Contact is a leading national contemporary arts organisation based in Manchester. We work locally, nationally and internationally to provide opportunities for the next generation of creative leaders, artists and audiences, redefining theatre in the process.
We produce and present a programme of outstanding performances, events and festivals in our building, surprising places and virtual spaces. Our vision is a world where young people are empowered by creativity to become leaders in both the arts and their communities.
This is an exciting time for Contact, with a £6.5m capital re-development under way which will secure the future of Contact’s vital work with young people across Greater Manchester for the next 20 years.

Contact has a long-standing commitment to diversity in its programming, producing, staffing and community engagement. We actively seek applications from the widest range of applicants.

In this role you will be primarily responsible for income and footfall driving campaign activity – centred around Contact’s artistic programme, visiting programmes, commercial ventures and young people’s programmes.
You will be central in helping to build and promote the Contact brand across the region, and will lead on press and marketing campaigns to support this aim, including identifying and placing press stories, running media campaigns and working with external agencies.

Deadline for submission of applications: 10am on Friday 22nd November 2019.

Interviews will be held on: Friday 6th December 2019.
If you wish to discuss this opportunity further please contact:
Nancy Hopkins, Head of Marketing and Communications nancyhopkins@contactmcr.com
For information on how to apply visit our website. 
email: vacancies@contactmcr.com or call Danny Olsson-Lane (HR and Administration Assistant) on: 0161 274 0646.

Please note that only a completed application form will be accepted.

Contact is committed to Equal Opportunities and positively welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. Registered Charity No. 501953.