Your new company
A creative arts organisation in Northern Ireland. This is an exciting role for a creative, forward-thinking communicator and opportunity to join a team to deliver a mass participation project of scale.
Your new role
As the Head of Communications you will be responsible for the creation and delivery of the marcomms strategy for our upcoming project, as part of a UK wide programme. You will manage and coordinate all communications and marketing activity, developing and maintaining public interest in this project over a sustained period and across multiple locations. You will drive recruitment of participants for the project's engagement, education and events programmes, assisted by a small team including the Communications Officer and external agency support. You will work in collaboration with the Lead producers and project team to deliver an integrated project communications strategy (including digital, marketing, advertising and PR) that deepens audience engagement and develops an audience base across multiple locations and online. You will provide communications, marketing and digital advice to the Lead producers in support of the overall vision and objectives of the project. You are responsible for managing and keeping oversight on communication scheduling, with a focus on realistic deliverables. You will lead on the development and design of partner information packs in collaboration with the project team. You will work closely with external agencies, designers, the creative team and other key stakeholders as necessary. You will develop and produce project e-newsletters and promotional emails. You will ensure that the project meets all statutory GDPR and oversee the project's audience database, data collection, analysis and audience research, gathering and analysing audience information to assist the company in business planning, communications and funder reporting. You will create and implement the digital content strategy for the project, deliver the online advertising campaign and manage all project social media channels, ensuring content is both brand-consistent and creative. You will manage and report on the marketing budget: maximising spend, ensuring value for money, working closely with the Executive Producer and the Finance & Operations Manager.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be highly experienced within marketing and communications at a managerial level. You will have a proven track record in growing audiences in a cultural/visitor attraction context and a track record attracting diverse audiences to cultural events. You will be experienced in managing communications during live events and crisis communications management. You must have experience of successful budget management and a proven ability to deal with multiple work-streams with a range of deadlines. Desirable experience in content creation, including ?lming and editing and digital storytelling and/or creative technology. You will need a full driving licence and access to own transport.
What you'll get in return
You will receive a salary of £32,000-38,000 per annum pro rata, 9% employer pension contribution, flexible working options and the opportunity to work on an exciting project in partnership with many large organisations.
What you need to do now
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