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Arts and Culture Marketing Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

We are looking for a skilled marketing and communications professional to join our team. The Arts Service deliver a number of cultural activities including: the annual Wandsworth Arts Fringe and Wandsworth Artists Open House festivals, various creative education programmes, cultural regeneration projects which embed cultural opportunities into the local community and numerous ad hoc projects. This role is instrumental in promoting all these strands of our work. The Arts Marketing and Communications Manager will work closely with all other members of the Arts Service, as well as the Council’s wider central Communications team to deliver innovative and successful marketing and communications strategies to communicate the breadth of our work, attract audiences and recruit participants.


This dynamic and varied role requires someone who is passionate about growing audiences for the arts and is a great communicator with imaginative ideas. With at least 5 years marketing experience, ideally arts marketing, this role requires someone with exceptional communication skills in order to forge strong working relationships with colleagues across the council, external partners, stakeholders and suppliers.


Proactive and extremely well organised, you will have the ability to juggle multiple, demanding projects. To support the smooth delivery of the marketing plans and audience development plans, you will also be responsible for managing the Arts and Culture Marketing and Comms Assistant (casual contract)  and ad hoc support/external agencies such as PR or website consultants as well as interns/work placements.


In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include, home working (dependent on service need) and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays. 

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities is also offered.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: 20th September 2020

Shortlisting Date: W/C 2nd October 2020

Interview Date: 12th October 2020

Useful Information:

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

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