Festival Marketing Manager

Flatpack Projects


Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 pro rata

Flatpack Projects is seeking a Festival Marketing Manager.

  • Contract: 80 days from September 2019 – June 2020
  • Salary/rate: £120 per day
  • Interview date: Thursday 5th September

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organisation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.


“The most imaginative and eclectically satisfying film festival in the Midlands.”
Birmingham Wire

Having grown from putting on small pop-up film nights in pubs to producing a festival attracting 14,000 visitors, Flatpack Projects is a nationally respected organisation which delivers a host of year-round projects and events alongside our annual festival. We are at an exciting point in our journey having become a National Portfolio Organisation in 2018, and our focus is now on looking at developing our marketing strategy for our growing festival.

The role

Working as part of a team of 12, you will help to create energy and excitement around our upcoming festival (5-10 May 2020), ensuring Flatpack has good visibility both digitally and physically across Birmingham and nationally. You will provide a practical and comprehensive marketing plan and help boost our earned income through ticket sales in particular.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop a clear and cohesive marketing strategy for the festival
  • Oversee all aspects of Flatpack’s online marketing including social media, online and email marketing
  • Work with our designer, the Director, programming and production team to shape the identity of the next festival
  • Coordinate the production and dissemination of print media and outdoor media, poster, sticker or flyer campaigns
  • Help increase revenue from box office and merchandise sales through targeted marketing and use of web analytics
  • Manage the festival marketing budget
  • Oversee the documentation and evaluation of the festival, including managing photographers and videographers


  • Digital marketing
  • Understanding of analytics and insights on social media and Google
  • Budget management
  • Copywriting

Working hours and environment

You will be largely office based however may be required to attend events during the evening and at the weekend, particularly during our festival.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to abbe@flatpackfestival.org.uk.

The closing date for this position is 02/09/2019 at 09:00

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