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The Royal Photographic Society

Archived: Marketing and Communications Manager

Responsible to Chief Executive

To manage and develop The Society’s marketing and communications strategy, encompassing PR and social media activity; PR for principal Society events and activities; volunteer and member communications; the Society’s printed materials and use of the Society’s brand guidelines; advertising; arrange presence at trade shows and external events.

Main responsibilities

  • Prepare and implement a marketing plan for The Society
  • Prepare an annual PR plan, implement and monitor its effectiveness
  • Prepare an annual advertising plan and implement and monitor its effectiveness
  • Develop and deliver the organisation’s digital communications strategy, working with other staff
  • Monitor and report monthly to the Society’s trustees
  • Prepare and deliver regular communications to Society members
  • Coordinate all Society marketing materials with Society departments and external suppliers
  • Develop and spot stories relating to the Society and place them with press and across digital platforms
  • Maintain a media database
  • Ensure the consistent use of the Society’s branding
  • Manage the Society’s presence at trade shows and external events

Skills required

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role for a memberships or arts organization
  • Writing for print and the digital environment
  • Good knowledge of print, broadcast, online and social media, and experience of using a PR database and platform
  • Good visual and design sense
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritise a varied workload, that is both detailed and strategic
  • Motivated and able to work independently, and able to engage with a small staff team and volunteers across the organisation
  • Occasional evening and weekend work

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About the Royal Photographic Society

The Royal Photographic Society is a registered charity with the aims of promoting photography and supporting photographers. The Society was established in 1853 and has around 11,700 members in the UK and abroad. It realises its aims through workshops and course, competitions and touring exhibitions, a distinctions and qualifications programme and an annual awards ceremony. The Society, its special interest groups and regions hold over 500 events each year. The Society also acts in an advocacy role and to the media for photography and the interests of photographers.