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Marketing Administrator

Marketing Administrator

Apply by Wednesday 27 March

Salary from £26,000 depending on experience

Based in London office

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Marketing Administrator


The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the UK’s leading orchestras, seeks a highly-motivated Marketing Administrator, to play a key role in devising and implementing marketing campaigns. Our activities include:

  • a comprehensive season of concerts & educational programmes in Oxford
  • an annual piano festival
  • concerts in London and other parts of the country
  • tours overseas

We are looking for a highly organised, conscientious and friendly person, who is willing to work both on their own initiative and as part of a small team. This is a dynamic role in a fast developing organisation.

The chosen candidate will assist and work under instruction from the Chief Operating Officer and other Directors. 

This is a permanent, full-time role, based in our London office. The holiday entitlement is 20 days plus 8 bank holidays. Occasional travel to Oxford will be required. Some occasional evening and weekend work will be necessary for concerts but an in-lieu scheme is in place to cover out-of-hours working.

Job profile

Principal duties:

  • Devising marketing campaigns for self-promoted 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 and online content; ensure our branding guidelines are maintained
  • Managing the OPO social media accounts and creating compelling content to maintain existing and attract new followers
  • Creating website content, including image editing
  • Manage the orchestra’s and the piano festival’s websites (WordPress) to ensure both are kept up-to-date
  • Creating e-bulletins
  • Co-ordinating PR opportunities with external PR agency
  • Inputting concert listings online
  • Use OPO’s CRM systems (Spektrix) to segment audiences, in order to convert past and infrequent attendees into regular audience members
  • Supporting the Ticketing Officer with Box Office duties such as ticket bookings & customer queries
  • Other activities as they arise or assigned by management

Applicant profile

1. Essential abilities/qualifications:

  • Knowledge and passion for classical music, particularly orchestral music
  • Strong copywriting and proofreading skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience in updating and managing websites
  • Meticulous accuracy 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
  • Applicant must have the right to work in the UK

2. Preferred abilities/qualifications:

  • Experience of working with databases
  • A degree in music
  • Experience in creating video content

Salary from £26k pa depending on experience.

Please apply with a covering letter and CV to Anthi Papadopoulos at [email protected] by Wednesday 27 March. If you do not receive a reply within a month of writing you should assume that your application has not been successful.