Communications & Development Assistant @ DanceEast, Ipswich

Communications & Development Assistant @ DanceEast, Ipswich





DanceEast, Ipswich

Job Summary

DanceEast is one of the UK’s leading dance organisations. It is based at the Jerwood DanceHouse in Ipswich, the home of dance in the East of England. DanceEast’s programme embraces the artistic, educational, social and recreational roles that dance plays in the local and national arts ecology.

The aim is to provide support to the Communications and Development team through promoting the work of DanceEast and supporting income generation across the organisation.

Job Description

Here is a few tasks within the job role:

  • Assist the team with the creation, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of targeted marketing and communications campaign plans.
  • Support with the creation of all marketing materials including flyers, programmes, leaflets, posters.
  • Maintain the press contacts database and press cuttings file; build relations with key contacts; provide support with press nights, photocalls, interviews and filming opportunities.
  • Play an active part in communicating relevant information across all departments.
  • Provide support researching, collating information and identifying new funding prospects and opportunities.
  • Assist with the creation and delivery of social media plans for fundraising campaign messages, linking with Communications and Creative Team messages.
  • Establish and maintain good relations with current and potential members, including individuals and corporates.
  • Provide administrative support, including answering phone and email enquiries in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Attend and contribute to team and staff meetings.

Job Specification

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of and interest in the performing arts, especially dance
  • Proven team player but also highly self-motivated
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Reliable, responsible and conscientious
  • Highly enthusiastic and motivated and keen to learn new skills
  • Able to work on own initiative and meet deadlines
  • An outgoing and positive personality

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Closing Date: Monday 21st August 2017