Association of British Orchestras

Marketing Officer (based in London Office)

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra Up to £28k, dependent on experience Closing date 10 December 2021
The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the UK’s leading orchestras and Orchestra in Residence at the University of Oxford, seeks a highly-motivated Marketing Officer, to play a key role in devising and implementing marketing campaigns to promote concerts and other events.

Principal duties
• Devising marketing campaigns for self-promoted concerts and tours
• Production coordination of season brochures and other publications
• Copywriting: concert descriptions, e-bulletins, blogs and social media content
• Proofing brochures, flyers, adverts, concert programmes, and other print and online content; ensure our branding guidelines are maintained
• Managing the OPO social media accounts and creating compelling content to attract new followers
• Creating website content, including image editing
• Liaising with our web developers to complete the new website currently under construction and managing the website to ensure it is kept up-to-date (Wordpress)
• Co-ordinating PR opportunities with external PR agency
• Inputting concert listings online
• Use OPO’s CRM systems (Spektrix) to segment audiences, in order to convert past and
infrequent attendees into regular audience members
• Supporting the Ticketing Officer with Box Office duties such as ticket bookings & customer queries
• This is a dynamic role which will continue to develop and additional duties will reflect these changes

Applicant profile:

1. Essential abilities/qualifications:
• Knowledge and passion for classical music, particularly orchestral music
• Strong copywriting and proofreading skills
• Excellent organisational skills
• Experience in updating and managing websites
• Meticulous accuracy and attention to detail
• Strong IT skills and ability to learn new software
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks
• Minimum 2 years marketing experience in the arts
• Strong communication skills

2. Preferred abilities/qualifications:
• Experience of working with databases
• Experience in image/video editing
• A degree in music

This role is based in our London Office but occasional travel to Oxford and other concert venues is required.

For more information, and details on how to apply, please visit our website via the link below.

Contact details
01865 987222

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