Marketing Manager - Brighton Fringe Ltd

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 24/06/2019

Brighton Fringe is the largest open-access arts festival in England. It is an international festival that is at the same time rooted in the community. It embraces every art form and every form of artistic expression, and supports both new and established performers in trying out new work and taking risks.

Our vision is to be a nationally and internationally acclaimed open-access arts festival and year-round professional resource, that stimulates, educates and develops audiences and artistic communities.

Our mission is to bring artists & audiences together & act as a catalyst for creativity. In addition to creating a platform for artists to showcase their work, we also help artists develop professionally through a range of free to attend workshops, mentoring schemes and bursary programmes.

In 2018 Brighton Fringe consisted of 1008 events in 164 venues across the city, and attracted audiences of over 596,000. Brighton Fringe Ltd is a registered charity.

Job Description:

Summary: Brighton Fringe Ltd seeks a highly motivated, dynamic and creative individual for the position of Marketing Manager. Leading the marketing and communications team, and working closely with all departments and stakeholders (including venues, participants, press, suppliers and commercial partners), the Marketing Manager is responsible for the formulation and delivery of an integrated marketing, press and PR strategy for Brighton Fringe. In addition, the role oversees, develops and manages the delivery of Brighton Fringe in-house events, including launches, awards and Fringe City, our outdoor showcase event that takes place every weekend of Brighton Fringe. The post holder will have proven management and arts marketing experience, and will be able to inspire and lead a small team to help take Brighton Fringe to the next stage of its development. This is a crucial and wide-ranging role within the central organisation that runs England’s largest and fastest-growing arts festival.

Skills Range:

• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent organisational and administration skills, including ICT skills, especially
Adobe Creative Suite
• Ability to work accurately under pressure and to meet deadlines
• Knowledge of council planning procedures for outdoor events
• Ability to manage staff and volunteers and set targets to achieve desired
outcomes on time and within budget
• Availability to travel and to work flexible hours when required
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team when required
• Experience of managing and working within very small teams or organisations
• Knowledge of, or interest in, the festival/arts sector, within Brighton & Hove in
• Knowledge of health and safety regulations relating to events
• Experience of working for a not-for-profit organisation
• Experience of working with volunteers

Person Specification:

• Excellent ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships
• Ability to influence and persuade other to gain acceptance or agreement of ideas
and approaches
• Has a personal commitment to organisational excellence; displaying honesty,
integrity and a strong sense of ethics in all decisions and actions
• Works well within a team and able to input where needed
• Resilience and the ability to remain calm and focused under conditions of stress

Key Area: Project Management 15-1199.09Project Management
Salary: 22000 - 25000
Attendance: Full-Time

No agencies please

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