Programme and Audience Development Officer
The officer will support the CBPT committee in growing and maintaining a sustainable programme of commercial, community, arts and heritage use at the Old Church Centre, Cushendun.
Main Purpose of the Job
CBPT is looking for an experienced programme and audience developer to build a programme of activities and increase footfall at events. The officer will support the CBPT committee in growing and maintaining a sustainable programme of commercial, community, arts and heritage use in the Old Church Centre, Cushendun.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Produce promotional material including the CBPT E-Bulletin.
- Maintain and update the website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles.
- Respond to booking enquiries and co-manage bookings calendar.
- Promote the venue and events.
- Support the committee in fundraising, event management etc.
- To proactively distribute marketing materials on a regular basis to identified areas/audience groups in order to build attendance in our work from these groups.
- Source funding to develop programming and events and undertake the management of administrative correspondence with funders.
- Maintain online and paper filing systems consistent with the role.
- Submit returns to relevant bodies.
- Undertake any other work appropriate with the evolving objectives of the post as may reasonably be requested.
- To identify key target groups, including event sponsorship, for CBPT programmes and develop relationships to build attendance in our work from these groups.
- To actively participate in debriefs and evaluation sessions relating to projects, initiatives and regular programmes of work.
- To keep abreast of news, new initiatives and developments in the local area and look for opportunities to engage with audiences, new and existing, within our communities.
- Act as a brand ambassador for CBPT, maintaining brand consistency across all forms of communications, and advocating for our work externally
- Be an advocate of the Centre and act always in the best interest of the CBPT, and wherever possible, promote and contribute to equality, diversity and inclusivity of CBPT
- Attend training as required
- Comply and contribute to all company policies and procedures including Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities, Safeguarding and Data Protection
- To undertake any other duties and training as may reasonably be required within the level and scope of the post
- Have a strong understanding of the use of social media as a marketing and business tool
- Have a minimum of two A-Levels grades (A to D) or a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
- Have GCSE/O-Level English and Mathematics grades A to C
- Be fully conversant with Microsoft Office applications including the use of spreadsheets
- Have experience in the organisation of heritage and/or arts events & projects
- Possess excellent interpersonal skills, proven communication skills and be articulate in promoting the Old Church Centre to a range of different stakeholders
- Be conversant with basic website management and understanding of communication platforms such as MailChimp
- Have knowledge of community/voluntary organisations within the Causeway Coast and Glens Area
- Be experienced in working with a team of volunteers
- Demonstrate experience in securing project funding, including grant aid
- Have knowledge of Google Docs applications
Skills and Attributes
- Have proven organisational ability
- Possesses excellent verbal and written skills
- Appreciate Health and Safety issues
- Be committed to equal opportunities in all work practices
CBPT is an equal opportunities organisation and does not discriminate on the grounds of religion, age, race, sex, sexual orientation or disability.
Please email to request an application pack to [email protected] writing ‘Programme and Audience Development Officer’ in the subject line.
William Colvin Chair Cushendun Building Preservation Trust The Old Church Centre 1 Church Lane Cushendun BT44 0PS Email: [email protected] Website: www.theoldchurchcentre.com Company number NI066318 Charity number 103472
1 Church Lane