Sales and Communications Assistant, Contact Theatre

Deadline: Monday 11 January 2016. Paid, Full-time.

Sales and Communications Assistant

Salary: £14,560
Hours: Full time – 40 hours per week
Fixed term until 31 March 2017

Contact is a leading national contemporary arts organisation based in Manchester, with young people at the heart of everything we do. We work locally, nationally and internationally to provide life-changing opportunities for the next generation of creative leaders, artists and audiences, redefining theatre in the process. We produce and present a professional programme of outstanding performances, events and festivals in our building, surprising places and virtual spaces, for a young and diverse audience.

Our vision is a world where young people are empowered by creativity to become leaders in both the arts and their communities.

Job Outline:
As one of two full time Sales and Communications Assistants your time will be divided between Contact’s Tickets and Information Desk and working as part of the Marketing and Communications Team. You will help to ensure that all sales activity is delivered to a high standard and will provide excellent customer service over the phone and on the counter. In addition the role assists on Communications campaigns for Contact’s programmed events, participatory work and external activity with specific focus on assisting with press and media. You will have excellent communication and customer service skills. You will be pro-active with a positive attitude and have an enthusiasm for the Arts and working with young people. Previous Box Office and ticketing experience is preferred but not essential.

Deadline for submission of applications: Monday, 11 January 2016

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday, 27 January 2016

For information on how to apply visit: www.contactmcr.com/about/jobs
email: vacancies@contactmcr.com or call Harshad Mistry (Administration and HR Manager) on: 0161 274 0623.

Please note that only a completed application form will be accepted.

Contact is committed to Equal Opportunities and positively welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. Registered Charity No. 501953.

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