Association of British Orchestras

Marketing and Press Officer

Philharmonia £25,000 Closing date 03 January 2022
Based in London at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, the Philharmonia creates thrilling performances for a global audience. Through its network of residencies, the Orchestra has a national footprint, serving communities across England both in performance and through its extensive outreach and engagement programme.

We are seeking to appoint a Marketing & Press Officer to lead on marketing and press campaigns for: concerts in all residency venues (Basingstoke, Bedford, Canterbury, Leicester, Garsington Opera, Three Choirs); Learning & Engagement activities; international touring engagements.

The role will be focused on creating marketing and press campaigns that deliver sales and income, as well as audience growth and engagement. The successful candidate will have experience in developing campaigns using the full marketing-mix and media/press channels. Experience in post-campaign analysis and insight is essential, as this role will be responsible for providing crucial information for fundraising reports and applications.

Importantly, this role works with a wide variety of stakeholders, partners, and audiences, so the candidate must be an excellent communicator, who is able to juggle many projects, and thrives on developing relationships with diverse groups.

Amongst the qualities you will need to possess are:

• Passion and interest for music and the arts
• Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), with the ability to communicate convincingly to a diverse range of people
• Excellent interpersonal and social skills, with the ability to create strong relationships with a range of stakeholders and colleagues
• Ability to work successfully as part of a team as well as to use own initiative
• Ability to prioritise a mixed workload and to work to tight deadlines
• Willingness to have a hands-on attitude

To apply, please click on the link below and complete our application process.

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