Closing: Sun 23 Jun 2024

Marketing and Press Officer

Salary: £24,957
This new position will support the development and implementation of Derby Theatre’s Audience Development strategy.


Salary: £24,957

Contract: Full time, permanent.

Hours: 39 hours per week (Occasional evening, weekend and bank holiday working may be required)

Holiday: 28 days per annum, including public holidays, rising to 33 days over five years

Pension: Derby Theatre operates a contributory pension scheme provided by NEST

Probation: Appointment will be subject to satisfactory completion of a six-month probationary period.

Notice: One Month.

Benefits: Derby Theatre operates a NEST contributory pension scheme, Complimentary or discounted tickets to selected shows (non-transferable and subject to availability), Cycle to Work scheme.


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Purpose of Post

This new position will support the development and implementation of Derby Theatre’s Audience Development strategy. It will forge, strengthen and develop relationships with local, regional and national press and participants to engage with various strands of the Theatre’s work, including engaging current audiences, as well as diverse new ones. The role will also support the marketing function in managing and implementing campaigns, plus content creation and leading on produced show programmes. The postholder will be extremely confident in communicating with people from across a range of backgrounds and will need strong organisational skills.

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How To Apply

1. Download an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form (these are combined in one document). You must fill in this form to apply as no CVs will be accepted.

2. If you want to answer the PERSONAL STATEMENT section as a video or audio file, please attach the files in an mp4 format, ensuring that they are no higher than 10MB or send via a we transfer link

3. Make sure you save your application form with the file name including your name and the job title, e.g. Your Name – Job Title – Application form

4. Download the ‘Candidate Welcome Pack‘ to find out more about Derby Theatre and what you can expect as an employee.

5. Read our guide to ‘Applying for a job at Derby Theatre’ for information about the application process

6. Email your completed application form, or files and equal opportunities monitoring form to

7. If you need any support with this application or wish to ask any questions, please contact Lauren Riley, Arts Administrator at

Closing Date: Sunday 23 June, 2024 at 10pm.

Interview Date: Tue 16 / Wed 17 July, 2024

We aim to actively champion and celebrate diversity in all its forms. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all of those we work with and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We positively encourage disabled people, people of African or Caribbean heritage, South Asian heritage, East Asian heritage, West Asian heritage, Central Asian heritage, Southeast Asian heritage and people of Middle East and North African heritage and those who have experienced racism. By the term ‘those who have experienced racism’, we are referring to individuals who have experienced discrimination based on the colour of their skin, race and/or their culture.

We guarantee to interview any candidate with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the role.

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Arts Administrator

Lauren Riley

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