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16th August 2019 Christopher Beck

Arts Marketing Manager — 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.

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.

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.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 22 September
Interviews to take place: Thursday 10 October

For the full job description and details on how to apply, visit the University of Hertfordshire website.

We are a committed equal opportunities employer and we particularly encourage applications from women and BAME candidates to reflect staff underrepresentation where it exists and our diverse student cohort.