Job: Marketing Manager – Queens and Landmark Theatres, North Devon

Parkwood Entertainment have answered the call to reopen The Queens and Landmark Theatres in North Devon (Barnstaple and Ilfracombe). We have an interim contract in place until 31st March 2018 and we are keen to recruit a competent and driven Marketing Manager to oversee both venues. This is an incredible opportunity for you to join Parkwood in reviving the fortunes of these wonderful venues.

The Queens and Landmark Theatres provide a key destination for the residents and visitors to the North Devon region. The Queen’s Theatre in Barnstaple and the Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe are the latest additions to the Parkwood Entertainment family of venues.

As a rapidly growing division within the Parkwood Holdings plc group of companies, Parkwood Entertainment has annualised turnover of circa £8m, operating five theatre facilities in the south of England.

Working closely with the Regional General Manager and the Theatre Manager, you will be responsible for the driving the ticket sales of all performances across the two venues.  Critically, alongside ticket sales, your talents will be utilised in maximising the general profile of the venues to potential customers to rent the venues, including an events programme.  The growth in ancillary spends, go hand-in-hand with ticket sales, and the successful promotion of food and beverage in the venues is vital in this role.

This is an exciting opportunity for high calibre candidates to play a key part in the mobilisation and continued success of these much loved and important regional theatres.  Applicants must have relevant experience in a theatre or other arts venue environment, a bunch of energy and creativity, and be financially literate.   A commercial ability is essential.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a passion for the arts and a determination to drive growth at the venue.

Salary: c£25,000

If you believe you have the skills and knowledge required for the above role, please send your CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@parkwood-holdings.co.uk. Alternatively, you can send your applications direct to Helena O’Keeffe, HR Assistant, Attwood House, John Comyn Drive, Worcester, WR3 7NS.

Closing Date: 28th July 2017

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