The Shakespeare North Playhouse is a unique new arts venue, opening in the summer of 2022. It will present a vibrant contemporary cultural and learning programme featuring home co-produced and visiting performances, as well as comedy, music, community work, hire and events and a range of education and training activities.
We are looking for an exceptional Head of Audiences to develop and lead the Marketing and Communications team. The post holder will work closely with engagement colleagues to reach out to local communities and work with the Head of Visitor Experience to create an outstanding customer offer. The role will inspire and manage the team to embed the brand, create and implement engaging and unique campaigns which will develop a new audience base, increase loyalty and engagement, achieve ticket sales targets and raise the profile of the organisation.
The post-holder will report to the Director of Marketing and Commercial for Shakespeare North Trust and will be responsible for four members of staff: Marketing Officer, Communications & PR Officer, Digital Content Officer and CRM Officer.
Shakespeare North’s full-time employees work a 40 hour week normally over 5 days.
Due to the nature of this role, however, and to meet the demands of the building, the post holder will need to be flexible in their approach to work. Evening and weekend work will be required at times.
The full-time salary will be up to £38,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience.