Arts Marketing Placement – The Customs House

Location: South Shields

Salary: £15,600

Application Closing Date: 12 June 2018

The Customs House offers arts and entertainment for all, serving the residents of South Tyneside and beyond with a varied programme of live performance, cinema, visual arts and projects for children and young people. We are looking for an enthusiastic Marketing Assistant to join our in-house marketing team. This is a developmental role that will provide practical marketing experience in a thriving busy arts organisation.

As an Arts Marketing Assistant you will collaborate with our marketing team in all stages of marketing campaigns. Your insightful contribution will help develop, maintain and expand our marketing channels. In addition to marketing responsibilities, you will be expected to undertake general administration for the department, as well as working on the box office and other ad hoc tasks. This role will help you acquire valuable marketing skills and provide you with real world knowledge of various marketing strategies whilst working in professional arts marketing team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks.
-Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. internal POS, social media, direct mail, digital, web).
-Help distribute marketing materials.
-Manage and update company database and customer relationship management systems.
-Help organise marketing events.
-Assist in preparing promotional presentations.
-Assist in customer surveys and focus groups.
-Some evening and weekend work may be required.
-You may be required to attend external events

Person Requirements:
-Strong desire to learn.
-Solid understanding of different marketing techniques – both print and digital.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Excellent knowledge of MS Office.
-Familiarity with marketing computer software and online applications (Dotmailer / WordPress).
-A passion for the arts.
-Be passionate about the arts and live performance and be committed to working in a busy but inspiring arts environment.

Degree Discipline: Marketing or Arts and Media focused degree.

How to Apply: Please submit a CV and Cover Letter to