Blackfriars Theatre are recruiting - Marketing and Administrative Assistant

Wednesday 4th January

Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre are recuriting a Marketing and Administrative Assistant - 

Purpose of the Job: Support the Venue and Marketing Manager to promote all productions, facilitate hires and organise events. Work alongside our team of volunteers to ensure the smooth day to day running of the theatre.  You will work hard to achieve and uphold the vision of Blackfriars Arts Centre Limited and be able to deal with customer in person.

Key Responsibilities:-

Marketing Support-

  • Communicating the programme of events via all channels (social media, website, press releases, newsletters etc)
  • Communicating 'news' via same channels
  • Developing communications via all social media channels to increase visibility, engagement and grow audience
  • Responding to enquiries and filtering them to appropriate team members or responding directly
  • Developing marketing materials with the Venue Manager, including sourcing print for posters, brochures etc, photocopying, managing distribution, overprinting marketing materials supplied.
  • Supplying box office with up to date marketing materials for display in house
  • Maintaining database (or support of)
  • Events to attract footfall and awareness

Administrative Support-

  • Inputting data to generate regular reports for board
  • Opening and distributing mail
  • Managing Room Hire
  • Generating reports for venue manager to collate monthly accounts (room hire stats, show etc)
  • Being available for box office support, issues with ticket source and izettle.
  • General admin, filing.
  • Keeping on top of H&S risk assessments etc. and advising as they need renewal/updating
  • General customer services ad hoc, including first port of call for complaints etc.
  • Juggling multiple issues as they arise day to day

Please note this list is not exhaustive and other tasks may be required from time to time.

Application Instructions:-

Please email a covering letter along with your CV ro

Closing date for applications is 16th January 2023.

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Blackfriars undoubtedly plays a very important role as Boston's centre for entertainment and the arts. It is home to two very successful local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, as well as hosting a varied program of professional stage productions.