Association of British Orchestras

Lead Marketing Manager, BBC Scottish Symphony

BBC £40k + depending on skills and experience Closing date 06 February 2023
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra is one of the finest orchestras in the UK. Based in Glasgow, it is part of the BBC’s family of orchestras, broadcasts regularly on BBC Radio 3, BBC TV and online, and performs live around Scotland, the UK, at the BBC Proms each year and tours internationally. The orchestra’s Chief Conductor is Ryan Wigglesworth, and the orchestra has a strong reputation for exceptional and versatile playing, commitment to contemporary music and a willingness to experiment.

The BBC SSO is seeking an accomplished and experienced Marketing Manager to lead the marketing and communications team of this exceptional orchestra in the vibrant and busy BBC music environment.
This is a permanent post and an excellent opportunity for a candidate who has a proven track record in music or performing arts marketing, audience development and communications.

To be successful in this role you will need an excellent knowledge of arts marketing, with substantial experience of devising and implementing marketing campaigns, and managing and developing consumer brands using advanced marketing techniques. You will also need a good knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research techniques as well as experience of creating innovative digital and social media campaigns within the media or an industry of similar scale and impact. Experience of leading team members to manage delivery through agency resources is essential. You will also need the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people including all players and management team, wider BBC colleagues, conductors, artists and agents.

Contact details
0370 024 3477

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