Birmingham Hippodrome
Birmingham, West Midlands
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Marketing Campaigns Manager

c. £30,000pa

Birmingham Hippodrome B5 4TB


A great theatre needs great people.  We can only thrive by having the right team on board in a fast-paced, constantly changing, creative workplace.  


About Us

Presenting the best in musical theatre, ballet and opera, dance, drama, comedy and pantomime, we work successfully with some of the world’s biggest international producers.  With our resident partners Birmingham Royal Ballet and DanceXchange; with collaborators such as Welsh National Opera and Sadler’s Wells; and with names like Cameron Mackintosh, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Qdos Pantomimes, and the National Theatre, dull moments don’t get a look in.


We are managed by a voluntary board of Trustees as an independent charity, delivering our exciting programme of Hippodrome Projects, from transformational learning to fabulous festivals. In our auditorium or Patrick Studio, in our conference spaces or restaurant, and in schools and communities, we make sure that everyone is welcome, we settle for nothing but the best and we bring flair to everything we do.


About the Role

Reporting to the Head of Marketing you will collaborate with colleagues across the organization to deliver our ambitious audience strategy. Your remit will be to, primarily, focus on selling tickets for our incredible range of stage shows, including Birmingham’s favourite pantomime. Leading a small team, you will work with visiting company producers and their agents and devise and implement effective marketing campaigns to meet sales and audience targets. This will involve delivering engaging output to strict budgets and deadlines.  You will be responsible for direct marketing and advertising campaigns utilising a range of channels including print, radio, outdoor and digital. You will also monitor effectiveness and use insight gained to improve campaign performance. Important will be the ability to take on new challenges and innovate.

A graduate you will have experience of marketing at a senior level in the arts, entertainments or attractions arena as well as achieving ambitious financial targets. You will be used to managing and briefing suppliers as well as marketing shows and services in an arts venue too. Able to translate strategy into plans and targets, you will have excellent marketing skills across design and print, advertising and sales promotion, direct marketing as well as digital. An excellent communicator, you will also possess strong relationship building, interpersonal and project management skills.

This role requires a creative individual with a close eye for detail, a competitive spirit and a passion for audience development. An ability to take on new challenges, innovate and collaborate within the team as well as across the organisation is essential.

To enjoy a new stage for your skills please visit our website via the link and apply online.

Closing date: 4th October 2019.

At Birmingham Hippodrome we are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone.

Posted on: 16 September 2019
Closed date: 04 October 2019
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing