Contact seeks Sales & Communications Assistant

Closing Date: 26 January 2020


Location: Manchester

Remuneration: £16,879 per annum



Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract: Full Time/Permanent

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.

Contact is a leading national contemporary theatre and arts organisation based in Manchester, with young people at the heart of everything we do. We work locally, nationally and internationally to provide life-changing opportunities for the next generation of creative leaders, artists and audiences, redefining theatre in the process. We produce and present a professional programme of outstanding performances, events and festivals in our building, surprising places and virtual spaces, for a young and highly diverse audience.

This is an exciting time for Contact, with plans for 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 and this opportunity will give you a chance to be part of a busy and energetic team at this exciting time in Contact’s history.

This role sits between the marketing department and the box office team giving you an opportunity to gain an in depth knowledge of a box office system as well as develop skills in digital marketing and press and PR.

You will be proactive, personable, confident to be an advocate for Contact in any situation and passionate about great customer service. Problem solving, a keen desire to learn and ability to work under pressure in a customer facing role are integral to this role.

Please note this role requires some evening and weekend working.

Deadline for submission of applications: Sunday 26 January 2020 at Midnight

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 12 February 2020

For information on how to apply visit our website.
email: or call our sales team on: 0161 274 0600.

If you wish to discuss this opportunity further please contact Wesley Thistlethwaite (Box Office & Audience Insights Manager)

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.