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Arts Marketing Manager

University of Hertfordshire - Creative Arts / UHArts

Location: Hatfield
Salary: £27,830 to £30,395 pa pro rata
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th July 2019
Closes: 22nd September 2019
Job Ref: 022914

FTE: 06.fte working 22.2hrs (or pro rata) per week

Duration of contract: Permanent

Salary: UH6 £27,830 to £30,395pa pro rata with potential to progress to £33,199 per annum pro rata by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield, University of Hertfordshire 

UHArts is the University of Hertfordshire’s dynamic arts and cultural programme. Sitting within the vibrant School of Creative Arts, UHArts has a University-wide remit to deliver an engaging programme of arts and cultural events and exhibitions, for staff and student communities as well as public audiences beyond the campuses. More information about UHArts can be found in the Appendix attached to this vacancy. 

Main duties and responsibilities

We are looking for a passionate and agile marketeer with experience in the arts, culture or heritage sectors to join our small, committed creative team. The Arts Marketing Manager will lead on a bold marketing strategy through effective communications, ticket sales, campus and public engagement, and partner relations. You will be expected to build a strong and effective on-line presence and create resources to drive sales and wide engagement, with press and broadcast media alongside website and social media. You will work collaboratively with colleagues and the Head of UHArts to build and maintain key relationships to work with stakeholders and partners both within and outside the University. 

Skills and experience needed

Applicants will have a track record in devising successful communications strategies, excellent press/media relations and brand development/consistency. Your energy, innovation, creativity and strong interpersonal skills will establish strong stakeholder relations and new opportunities, to drive forward UHArts’ ambition to be a leading UK university arts centre. You’ll be a confident communicator, with good negotiation skills but an eye for detail and data management skills including IT knowledge. You’ll be able to work effectively and adaptably both within a team or under your own initiative, managing conflicting priorities and varying workloads. You may already have experience of the Spektrix Box Office system. 

Qualifications required

You will hold an Honours Degree in a relevant subject (for example arts, business or marketing); you may also hold a postgraduate qualification in arts marketing, and / or a design qualification. 

We particularly encourage applications from women and people from ethnic minority backgrounds who are under-represented in the University at this level and in this discipline to reflect our diverse student population.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries

Annabel Lucas (Head of UHArts) a.lucas4@herts.ac.uk 

Closing Date: 22 September 2019

Interview date: 10 October 2019

Reference Number: 022914

Date advert placed: 18 July 2019 

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave. 

Apply online at: https://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies

   
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