Administration AND MARKETING ASSISTANT
Part Time Mon Wed Thurs 9.30-5.30pm
LOCALLY BASED CANDIDATES ONLY
RoguePlay Theatre requires an experienced Administrator with proven marketing skills who has the energy and vision to support us through our continuing expansion. They will need to communicate our ethos as a committed pro-active member of the RoguePlay team. Previous experience of an administration and marketing role with a passion for the Arts are required.
RoguePlay is Birmingham’s Highly Physical Theatre Company, producing and performing Circus Theatre. Producing work nationally and internationally, RoguePlay’s work captures new stories through stunning Aerial Circus, Acrobatics, Poetry and Dance. We have an extensive education programme and run regular classes from our own space which we also hire out to other creative companies. This role will also support our Young Rogues who are a group of young people aged 8-19 years, from a variety of backgrounds, performing on stage and in film and TV.
The Company often have various projects running simultaneously as well as the development of the current studio space; The West Midlands Creation Centre. The Administration Assistant therefore will need to be able to support concurrent projects, liaise with Company Directors and Operations Manager and be responsible to them as well as manage the general day to day administrative and marketing tasks.
The candidate MUST have some knowledge of, and engagement with the local arts scene, preferably with some knowledge of circus theatre and contemporary circus. Candidates should be able to demonstrate exceptional organisation skills, efficiency, computer skills and relish a challenge.
HOURS AND PAY
Contracted hours are 3 working days per week taking place on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.30am-5.30pm with a one-hour lunch break.
The payment for the role is monthly at £7.20 per hour
There is a 3 month probation period, after which the candidate will be involved in an appraisal and a years’ contract offered.
DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE
*Work closely with and assist the Artistic Director and Operations Manager with the day to day administrative and marketing tasks of the Company and deliver results required within agreed timescales and to the highest possible standard.
*Work to, assist in and develop a sound understanding of company systems.
*Ensure that both our artistic and commercial activities are effective by supporting and working with the marketing strategy. .
*Represent RoguePlay to potential collaborators, hirers and partners and be able to deal confidently and accurately with enquiries from the public.
*Support the running of Young Rogues by liaising with young actors, their families and their casting agents.
*Liaise with clients.
*Utilise social media to publicise events and opportunities, to enhance RoguePlay’s profile, increase customer base and maximise income.
*Develop and sustain media connections.
*Distribute publicity material.
*Liaise with hirers for the studio space
* Occasionally work alone and manage space bookings during working hours.
*To operate in accordance with RoguePlay’s employment, Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults, Health and Safety and Equal Opportunities and other practices, policies and procedures.
*Some previous experience in an administrative and marketing role either in creative arts and or/commercial capacity.
*An active interest in and knowledge of the local arts scene.
*Computer literacy in Word, Excel, Publisher, Photoshop and social media channels.
*Excellent communication and time management skills.
*Ability to self plan and often work alone or within a small team.
*Be registered or be prepared to register as self employed and reside locally.
*Prepared to undertake training as required.
*Interest in and enthusiasm for the arts.
*Communication, Negotiation Skills, Co-ordination and Time Management Skills.
*Ability to deal confidently and effectively with a variety of people.
*A specific interest in Circus Theatre.
*Experience of working with those with disabilities.
Please send a C.V & covering letter with two references to: email@example.com
Deadline for applications: 5pm on Friday 14th December 2015
Shortlisted for interview by: 16th December 2015
Interviews: Wednesday 13th January 2015
Role commences: Monday 25th January 2016