ONE DANCE UK Head of Marketing & Communications
Thank you for your interest in the post of Head of Marketing & Communications with One Dance UK. It is an exciting time to be joining our team. One Dance UK is the sector support organisation for dance, leading the way to a stronger, more vibrant and more diverse dance sector. We support and advocate, enhance and raise the profile of dance in the UK. Our aim is to provide information, resources and opportunities for a workforce that is well-equipped to secure dance’s prominence in the cultural landscape of the future.
One Dance UK
One Dance UK is the national support organisation for dance. We are part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio as the only Sector Support Organisation specifically focusing on dance. We are also the Subject Association for dance in schools. We advocate for and champion the value of dance as a vibrant and diverse artform across a multitude of sectors including education, health, physical activity and as a cultural form of expression.
We create opportunities through pioneering advancements in dancers’ health and lead on national programmes to develop and champion young people's dance. We provide information, resources and opportunities to support those who work in dance, working with dance organisations and dance professionals.
Overview of the role
The Head of Marketing and Communications is a pivotal role within the Senior Management Team of One Dance UK, leading on developing strategic communications plans, and devising and delivering excellent marketing and press campaigns for One Dance UK’s events, performances, national programmes and conferences. You will also build on One Dance UK’s profile and positive communication with its many stakeholders and audiences through social media, web, press and print.
You will be part of an experienced team driving forward the vision of One Dance UK, ensuring it reaches its targets, increases earned income and raises the profile of the company and its work across the wider dance, cultural, education and policy and political sectors. The post provides an excellent opportunity for a skilled individual to develop a breadth of experience across the entire dance sector.
How to apply?
Please apply using the application form (downloadable from the One Dance UK website).
Completed applications forms should be sent by an email via the button below by 10am on Friday 10 May 2019. We expect that interviews will take place w/c 20 May 2019.
Responsible to: The Chief Executive
Responsible for: Marketing & Communications Manager, Marketing & Communications Assistant
Place of work:
Normal place of work will be One Dance UK’s new office located in Birmingham Hippodrome’s Building, Hurst Street, Southside, Birmingham, B5 4TB. Occasional travel to venue locations throughout the UK will also be required. Authorised travel costs will be paid for by One Dance UK.
Hours of work:
The equivalent of five days (35 hours) per week, usually 9.30am to 5.30pm (includes an unpaid one-hour break each working day). Some evening and weekend work may be required. No overtime is paid but time off in lieu may be taken. One Dance UK can be flexible with working days and hours, depending on the needs of the office and the small team of staff.
The holiday year runs from April to March. Annual entitlement is 25 working days per year plus public holidays. For staff beginning or concluding their employment during the year, holiday entitlement is calculated on a pro rata basis.
Probationary periods and notice periods:
The probationary period for this post is 3 months, during which time either the employee or One Dance UK may terminate the employment subject to one week's notice. The probationary period may be extended for up to a month. Upon successful completion of the probationary period, the notice period is 3 months.
Conditions of Employment:
This position is a permanent role. One Dance UK will pay a salary between £35,000 – £40,000 as well as covering pre-agreed essential travel expenses to attend meetings.
After 3 months service, individuals have access to the People’s Pension scheme – employer 3% / employee 5% contributions of gross salary.
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
This role is fundamental to the development and management of strategic communications plans and devising and delivering marketing and press campaigns for advocacy campaigns, membership drives, events, performances, national programmes and conferences. The post holder will also:
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Marketing & Communications overview
PR and Media
QUALIFICATIONS / TRAINING