Marketing, Press & PR Officer

Alnwick Playhouse

Alnwick, Northumberland

Salary: £18,500 - £20,000 (dependent on experience)

Alnwick Playhouse is a vibrant arts centre, theatre, film and community hub in the heart of Alnwick, Northumberland looking for a Marketing, Press and PR Officer.

Duties Include:

  • Lead the development, implementation and monitoring of the marketing and sales activities across the Playhouse programme to meet financial and non-financial target
  • Be the point person for marketing enquiries and requirements across the organisation, providing marketing expertise and support to all areas of the business
  • Provide regular ongoing evaluation and analysis of marketing campaigns and activities, supporting the Finance and Business Systems Manager
  • Develop and implement audience research programmes to ensure that customer feedback is incorporated into the Playhouse strategic objectives
  • Plan and implement distribution of all publicity material using both professional and non-professional resources
  • Plan and produce Targeted E-blasts in line with marketing schedules such as the weekly ‘What’s On’ E-Newsletter ensuring up-to-date information on up coming events including ticket availability
  • Management of all social-media accounts including Facebook, Instagram and other digital activities and postal marketing campaigns
  • Original copy writing for regular press releases and advertising, ensuring a good working relationship with the local press
  • To use SPEKTRIX box office system for data analysis/promo codes and evaluation and to be customer facing at Box Office when required.

The Ideal Candidate:


  • At least two years consistent marketing experience
  •  Proven experience of managing the entire marketing process, from planning through to evaluation
  •  Extensive experience in devising, planning marketing campaigns across the whole marketing mix
  •  Demonstrable commercial acumen
  •  Experience of interpreting data to drive and inform marketing campaigns
  •  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal – this includes delivering presentations to varying audiences clearly and effectively
  •  Experience of working with external agencies and suppliers
  •  Commitment to equality, inclusivity and diversity
  •  IT literate
  •  A keen interest in film, arts and culture


  • Experience of marketing with in an arts venue
  • Experience of ticketing systems in particular SPEKTRIX

For more information on how to apply, click here.

The closing date for this position is 26/08/2019 at 23:59

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