Marketing Officer (based in London Office but with occasional travel to Oxford and other concert venues)

The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the UK’s leading orchestras and Orchestra in Residence at the University of Oxford, seeks a highly-motivated Marketing Officer, to play a key role in devising and implementing marketing campaigns to promote concerts and other events. 

The role will be based in our North West London office.

 Principal duties

  • Devising marketing campaigns for Oxford concerts and tours
  • Production coordination of season brochures and other publications
  • Copywriting: concert descriptions, e-bulletins, social media content
  • Proofing brochures, flyers, adverts, concert programmes and other print & online content
  • Managing the OPO social media accounts and creating compelling content to attract new followers
  • Creating website content, including image editing
  • Website maintenance via its content management system Joomla
  • Creating e-bulletins using MailChimp
  • Co-ordinating PR opportunities with external PR agency
  • Inputting concert listings online
  • Promoting events through the Faculty of Music/Oxford University Music Society
  • Database maintenance and audience segmentation
  • Supporting the Ticketing Officer with Box Office duties such as ticket bookings&customer queries
  • Coordinating & maintaining relationships with key partners such as Oxfordshire County Music Partnership
  • This is a dynamic role which will continue to develop and other additional duties will reflect these changes

Applicant profile:

1. Essential abilities/qualifications:

  • Knowledge and passion for classical music, particularly orchestral music
  • Strong copywriting and proofreading skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills and ability to learn new software
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Minimum 2 years marketing experience in the arts
  • Strong communication skills

Meticulous accuracy and attention to detail

2. Preferred abilities/qualifications:

  • Experience updating and managing websites
  • Experience of working with databases
  • A degree in music

Salary £23-26k dependent on experience.

Please apply with brief covering letter and CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you do not receive a reply within a month of writing you should assume that your application has not been successful.

Deadline for application submission: 5pm on Friday 30 November 2018

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
London office
29a Teignmouth Road,
London NW2 4EB

Box Office 01865 980 980

General Inquiries 01865 987 222
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