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Bath Festivals Digital Marketing Officer

Full- time position
£19,000 – £22,000 per annum

Job Description

Bath Festivals are looking for an individual with an interest in arts marketing and current experience in and passion for digital marketing and content creation. You will need to have an eye for detail, brilliant creative and organisational skills and bags of enthusiasm.  You should have a strong grasp of current digital marketing tools and strategies and be able to lead integrated digital marketing campaigns from concept to execution. You will need to be motivated by a fast-paced work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Marketing Manager and wider team by providing targeted digital marketing activity for Bath Festivals portfolio of activities, including The Bath Festival in May and the Bath Children’s Literature Festival in September/October.
  • Research the artists and authors coming to the festivals and create interesting content for web site, blog posts, e-newsletters and social media.
  • Create GIFs and branded graphics to use online to promote events.
  • Write and dispatch email marketing campaigns.
  • Maintain all of Bath Festivals social media handles including responding promptly to incoming queries and comments.
  • Implement the paid social media advertising in the most effective way to result in ticket sales.
  • Update online event listings for the events that take place during our festivals.
  • Maintain and update the Bath Festivals website including the improvement of our SEO through.
  • Use Google Analytics to monitor the performance of our website and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Provide accurate reports and analysis to demonstrate effective return on investment (ROI).
  • Keep up to date with current digital trends.
  • Produce and proof-read copy used for various marketing material.
  • Complete daily administrative digital marketing tasks.

Requirements:

  • Passion for the arts and the marketing industry and its best practices.
  • Experience in successfully implementing different digital marketing techniques.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Good organisation skills, ability to multitask and prioritise workloads.
  • Good team-work skills and enthusiastic attitude.
  • WordPress / website experience.
  • Photoshop and Indesign skills.
  • Good understanding of Google Analytics.

Desirable:

  • Marketing qualification and / or demonstrable experience in this area.
  • Photography and video making skills.

Please email your C.V. and cover letter to Jasmine Barker: jasmine.barker@bathfestivals.org.uk 
Closing date is Thursday 12th December 2019.
Interviews will be held the week beginning 16th December 2019.

 

Bath Festivals Development Officer

Part-Time position (3 days per week)
salary FTE equivalent of £17,500

Purpose of the Post:

Bath Festivals are looking for an individual with an interest in arts marketing  to support the Development and Membership team with corporate and trust applications, donor recruitment and cultivation, event management and administration.  We are a charity that connects the community through the power of the arts. Building on our heritage, we put on over 300 events every year. We attract creative and ideas people to Bath. We inspire and empower children and young people who don’t have access to the arts. We create employment and bring in visitors to boost the economy. All this makes the city a more exciting place to live, work in and visit.  By 2022 we aspire to be one of the top 3 festival cities in the UK, taking innovative, relevant and standout programming into the communities, in addition to widening engagement of the communities from improving access to events staged in the stunning buildings, venues and spaces in our world heritage city. You will need to have an eye for detail, brilliant creative and organisational skills and bags of enthusiasm.  You will need to be motivated by a fast-paced work environment.

Responsibilities:

  •  Production, editing and design of presentation material for supporters and potential supporters, such as letters; sponsorship packs; tailored lists of festival events; special event flyers; website, e-newsletters and PowerPoint presentations
  • Updating databases, spreadsheet and paper records relating to supporters, corporate, individuals and trusts for any new or updated contact information, financial details, useful background data and donation history
  • Working with the Chairs of the Patrons’ Committee, take responsibility for the administration of the Patrons and Friends of Bath Festivals’ membership schemes
  • Researching potential supporters (individual, corporate and trusts) from online and other published sources and filtering results for key prospects
  • Drafting sponsorship contracts
  • Drafting supporter letters, mail merge and dispatch where appropriate
  • Arranging supporter events to include: managing guest list, venue hire, catering, entertainment, producing name labels, etc
  • Coordinating sponsor requirements at festivals e.g. arranging delivery/distribution of sponsors’ banners/literature, managing sponsors’ ticket requirements, ensuring logos and promotional videos are received from sponsors, arranging sponsor receptions etc
  • Attendance at supporter events: setting up and clearing at the venue and being hospitable and attentive with supporters, media and other interested parties
  • Pro-active suggestions for improving existing and new supporter schemes or avenues for fundraising for the company and its activities
  • To provide general administrative support to the Development department
  • Monitoring, measuring, analysing and reporting on development activity, including membership schemes, sponsorship trends, cultivation events e.g. collating statistics for sponsors’ post-festival reports
  • Supporting the Chief Executive, the Head of Development, Head of Outreach and Creative Learning, Joint Chairs of the Patrons’ Committee in the management of customer and client relationships and donor care
  • Organising meetings and researching networking events
  • Coordinating merchandise sales at the festivals, and assisting with developing strategy for increasing merchandise income
  • Supporting and feeding into the strategic and technical planning of future fundraising campaigns
  • General assistance in festivals and other events as determined from time to time
  •  To undertake any other duties commensurate with the post that shall from time to time be determined by the Head of Development

Please email your C.V. and cover letter to Ian Stockley: info@bathfestivals.org.uk 
Closing date is Friday 13th December 2019.
Interviews will be held the week beginning 16th December 2019.

 

Bath Festivals Management Accountant

Part-Time position (1 day per week) with a requirement for additional hours around the annual audit and ACE application – £40,000 FTE

To start with immediate effect

Reporting to:   Chief Executive

Necessary qualifications/experience:

Professional accountancy qualifications & experience

Used to undertaking all tasks and functions and experience of SAGE useful

Understanding of not-for-profit/charitable/cultural sectors is desirable

Main tasks:

  • Maintain weekly cashflow forecast
  • Approve all payment runs and payments in line with the cashflow forecast
  • Review and approve monthly payroll (Finance Officer prepares)
  • Review and approve quarterly VAT returns (Finance Officer prepares) and deal with any VAT related issues including any correspondence required with HMRC
  • Prepare quarterly management accounts from SAGE TB and update forecast
  • Prepare annual budget with support from CEO and others
  • Assist in setting and monitoring budgets for all elements of operation (& liaison with budget holders)
  • Prepare quarterly financial reports for the Board
  • Check contracts for any financial commitments
  • Submit claims to grant-aid bodies and local authority and ensure that accurate financial information is supplied to these bodies as requested
  • Prepare end-of-year accounts & liaise with auditors for statutory audit
  • Annual filing of statutory accounts and Charity Commission annual return
  • Company Secretarial work as required including appointments/resignations and annual Confirmation Statement
  • Involvement with other areas of the business, including possible attendance at Board, Finance Group or Patrons Committee meetings as require

Please email your C.V. and cover letter to Ian Stockley: info@bathfestivals.org.uk 
Closing date is Friday 20th December 2019.
Interviews will be held the week beginning 6th January 2020.