New Wolsey Theatre seeks Head of Communications

Closing Date: 2 March 2020

New Wolsey Theatre

Location: Ipswich

Remuneration: £37,695-38,805


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The New Wolsey Theatre is a thriving organisation which has consistently pushed the boundaries of what it is possible to achieve in a midscale theatrical environment. Based in the heart of Ipswich, the New Wolsey Theatre is within easy commuting distance of London and just a 10-minute walk from the station.

The New Wolsey Theatre is looking for a Head of Communications to join its senior management team.

The Head of Communications will strategically lead a four strand customer focused Communications team that is innovative, data-led and results driven.

If you are a successful team leader, with experience of staff development, conflict resolution and change management, and have an understanding of the role that a thriving arts provision offers to a community, this could be the role for you.

You should have at least five years’ previous leadership, sales or marketing experience, experience of strategic planning and managing complex budgets.

Benefits of working for the New Wolsey Theatre include theatre tickets (of course!), contributory pension scheme, relaxed working environment and opportunities for development and training.

The New Wolsey Theatre has engaged TRG Arts for the last three years to develop a robust loyalty and pricing strategy which has seen great success. Our Communications team are hard-working, results driven achievers and we are looking for an inspiring, data driven, passionate leader to continue this strategy that is building loyalty for the future. You’ll want to continue to ensure the team are focused and provide the right tools and support to enable us to build on the great work that has been achieved so far.

The closing date for this role is 10am, Monday 2nd March 2020.

Please note you must complete an application form to be considered for this position, we do not accept CVs as a form of application.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Tuesday 10th March 2020. Candidates should be able to attend an interview on this date.

As an organisation accredited by the Job Centre as a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview all D/deaf and disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy.

For further details including Job Description and Person Specification, please visit our website.

Application Pack (pdf)

The New Wolsey Theatre is committed to equal opportunities, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.