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We are currently seeking to appoint a Head of Communications responsible for the strategic development of outputs for the Marketing & Press, Development, Box Office and Front of House teams.

As part of an Executive Team you will work alongside the Artistic Director, Executive Producer and other Department Heads to outline strategic objectives for the Company and the fulfilment of same.  You will lead on the development, implementation and monitoring of marketing, communications and development strategies for the Traverse Theatre and Traverse Theatre Company. You will also be responsible for leading the Marketing, Press, Development, Box Office and Front of House departments and line managing team leaders.

Our ideal candidate must have demonstrable knowledge of traditional and digital marketing and audience development techniques, processes and strategies.  You should also have proven experience of box office processes, data management systems and the use of CRM to develop and enhance relationships with customers. Experience of working in partnership with funders is essential along with experience of building partnerships, generating income and designing & implementing projects together with partners.

We are looking for someone with significant line management experience across diverse departments, excellent customer service experience and the ability to generate and follow through on ideas which will enhance the successful planning and promotion of the Traverse Theatre programme.

Confident and clear communications skills are a must as is a demonstrable track record of excellent organisational skills. You should also possess first rate budgeting and data analysis skills along with the ability to plan, implement and monitor strategies.

For further information and an application pack please download the application pack from this page.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon, Friday 26 February 2016.

Interviews will be held on 10th and 11th March 2016.


Traverse Theatre (Scotland) Ltd: Registered in Scotland SC076037. A charity registered in Scotland No SC002368
Registered office: Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh EH1 2ED.

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