Communications Manager



Salary: £28,000 pa

Watershed is seeking a Communications Manager to create, implement and assist in the management of Watershed’s marketing and communications across all relevant channels; in order to grow engagement from prospective audiences and stakeholders.

Purpose of the job

Work across the Creative Team (Cinema, Communications, Web Publishing, Engagement, Pervasive Media Studio) and Fundraising, Café & Bar and Events teams, to collaboratively manage and develop our full range of online and offline communications.

Reporting to the Senior Communications Manager, you will effectively profile the work of Watershed and maximise opportunities with the following key areas of responsibility: press, print and media advertising, evaluation and research.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position please read:

Then complete the:

  1. Equal opportunities monitoring form 
  2. Online application form

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Alternative formats:
You can download a version of the application form in Word here: which should be emailed to

Watershed will work with candidates to ensure their access needs are met during the interview process and will ensure access requirements do not factor in decision making.

Before you apply

You may not have worked in a cultural organisation before, or in an organisation like Watershed. Perhaps you have experience in a corporate or education setting – which are very transferable contexts. If you are from a background that is underrepresented in the culture sector (for example you are from a community that experiences racism or you are a disabled person (as defined by the Equalities Act 2010), or you did not go to University or had free school meals as a child), and you would like support to articulate how your experience is transferable to this role, you can book time with us (we will ensure the person you meet is not involved in the recruitment process). They would be pleased to help you think this through. Please request this by emailing Beryl Dzambo or Kirsty Young (we will not ask you to disclose your background).

We believe our work will be stronger with greater diversity and welcome applications from those who bring balance to our team. Watershed welcomes the whole person to work, and we understand that each of us bring our experiences, our backgrounds and our own unique lens to what we do. Supporting our staff means they are not appointed to represent specific groups or organisations.

The closing date for this position is 09/09/2021 at 17:00

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