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Archived: Marketing Assistant (Theatre & Dance)

Salary: starting at £23,900 (inclusive of inner London weighting)
35 hours per week

The Barbican Centre is Europe’s leading multi-arts venue, including Visual Arts, Music, Theatre and Cinema. The Barbican’s marketing team leads on marketing strategy to bring our iconic brand to life and to connect audiences with our vision of arts without boundaries.

The Barbican’s innovative and international Theatre & Dance programme encompasses a range of genres, from physical theatre and contemporary dance to foreign language drama and performance art. The diversity of our programme is also reflected in our associate artists who include Cheek by Jowl, Michael Clark Company and Boy Blue Entertainment. We also host productions from world class companies such as the Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Opera House and Sonia Friedman Productions.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with an interest in Theatre and Dance and an ambition to develop a career in arts marketing, who will thrive in a busy working environment and enjoy making a valuable contribution towards our marketing strategy. The role supports the work of the Marketing Campaigns Manager for Theatre & Dance and the Senior Marketing Manager.

This is an excellent opportunity for an emerging marketer to hone their current skills in a world-renowned cultural organisation. You will be an energetic, articulate and organised person, with initiative and drive, as you will engage in a variety of activity, from participating in brainstorming and planning sessions to implementation of campaigns and generating content across our social media and digital platforms. Ideally you will have some experience within an arts environment and a willingness to learn in the job.

For further details, please visit the Barbican website.

Closing date is 12pm Monday 9 March 2020

All applications must include a completed application form.

Late applications will not be accepted.

To apply online, please visit

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number BC859. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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