Isaac Theatre Royal - Marketing Coordinator

  • 16 Apr 2021 12:34 PM
    Message # 10317519

    Marketing Coordinator

    Do you love live events and are you passionate about marketing, our community and creating unforgettable experiences for patrons, clients and artists? Do you want to be part of a dynamic, small team in an exciting, challenging role?

     We are looking for a bright, savvy individual with a great attitude, who is organised, confident and creative. Someone who is proactive, passionate about their work and demonstrates initiative will thrive in this role.

     The Organisation 

    The Isaac Theatre Royal (ITR) is one of the most spectacular and prestigious theatres in Australasia. Located in the Christchurch Performing Arts Precinct, the ITR is an iconic theatrical venue that creates unforgettable experiences for artists, promoters, stakeholders, staff and audiences alike. 

    Our vision is to develop live entertainment opportunities for the local community and to host world class theatrical events. We will manage the ITR by connecting with and supporting our local community and attracting national and international events and audiences. We will do this through; being leaders in theatre venue management, promoting Christchurch, being creative, daring to dream, being environmentally responsible, embracing technology and through excellent business acumen. 

    About the Role

    As we enter into an exciting period of growth beyond the impacts of Covid-19, we are looking for someone who is excited about marketing, developing and implementing digital marketing and social media strategies. The right person will be organised, passionate about live events and excels in developing and implementing targeted marketing strategies.

    The Marketing Coordinator role is responsible for the digital engagement of our patrons, clients, friends, supporters, and artists. The role includes developing, maintaining, and implementing the digital content calendar, updating the website, developing, and maintaining marketing campaigns for events and venue promotions, CRM, graphic design, copywriting, signage and other marketing and administrative tasks as required.

    It is envisaged that this role will start at 3 days a week initially, developing into a full-time role for the right person. Your main focus initially will be maintaining our digital engagement with patrons, visitors, friends and stakeholders. It is anticipated that the role will develop as the impacts of Covid-19 dissipate. This includes developing, maintaining implementing marketing campaigns and reporting on the effectiveness of those campaigns.

    The Ideal Person 

    • Tertiary level qualification (or working towards) in business, marketing, communications, public relations, or related fields.
    • 2-4 years’ experience in Marketing (Digital and social media marketing experience)
    • Strong organisational and time management skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail and copy writing skills.
    • Firm grasp on various marketing platforms, channels, and best practices, including social, digital marketing engagement strategies
    • A self-starter and able to independently advance tasks and projects, prioritise tasks, and meet deadlines
    • High level of creativity
    • Excellent customer service skills, responding to requests promptly, accurately and appropriately.
    • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Good knowledge of online theatre, music, entertainment media and blogs
    • Proficiency in the use of Adobe Photoshop
    • Previous experience in maintaining a website
    • Ability to work autonomously and within a team
    • Proficient use of Microsoft Office – Excel, Word and Powerpoint
    • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with clients and media representatives
    • A great attitude - proactive, confident, ability to prioritize and demonstrate initiative

      Desirable Skills

    • Experienced with venue management software (Priava).
    • Experience in ticketing (Ticketek).
    • Experience with Adobe Suite
    • Design or photography experience.
    • Advanced MS Office user with ability to learn new software effectively.
    • Event Planning experience.

     What’s on offer:

    You will be joining an inspirational, dedicated team of event professionals. The Isaac Theatre Royal is the heart beat of Christchurch. We’re passionate about teamwork, events and our community.

    • The opportunity to contribute to a variety of diverse and exciting events
    • This is an exciting role where you will be challenged.
    • Training and development opportunities.
    • A fun and supportive work environment.
    • Flexible work arrangements

     Next Steps

    If this sounds like you and you want to be part of a great team, we want to hear from you. Apply now!

    Applications close: 30th April 2021

    Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. 

    If you feel you are the right person for this position, please send your CV along with a cover letter, outlining your suitability for the role to; 

    Due to the expected high demand for this role, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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