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Communications and Digital Marketing Coordinator

Arts UoS

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,217 to £30,046
Part Time Fixed Term (14 hours per week, until 26/03/2021)
Closing Date:  Friday 26 June 2020
Interview Date:   Tuesday 07 July 2020
Reference:  1269820KX

Communications and Digital Marketing Coordinator - Jazz South 

About Jazz South:

Jazz South is an Ambition for Excellence Arts Council funded programme pioneering jazz development across the South of the UK outside London. Working with jazz practitioners including artists, educators, festival and venue promoters, we aim to support artist talent, strengthen connections, support improved and sustainable jazz practice and nurture the next generation in jazz. We strive to amplify ambitious work across the region, and work in partnership regionally/nationally to create opportunities.

The programme is led and hosted by Turner Sims Southampton, one of the country’s leading concert venues with a renowned promoted series comprising classical music, jazz, world music and folk, presented by international artists and groups along with rising stars. Turner Sims is part of the University of Southampton, and an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.

Role brief:

We are seeking a passionate and experienced professional to take on a key role within the team in the development and implementation of Jazz South’s Communications and Digital Marketing Strategy, and to coordinate promotion of our projects up to March 2021 in order to generate as wide a profile and audience for our work as possible and achieve the greatest impact. Key projects include new commissioning schemes for jazz artists, co-promotion of regional jazz projects and online development opportunities to support the sector in the South.

The successful candidate will have a track record in developing and delivering marketing strategies (ideally within the jazz, wider music or cultural sector), experience in brand development, growing digital engagement through imaginative and accessible campaigns and proficiency in creating content across a range of social media, other broadcast music, video and podcast platforms. The role will require practical knowledge of liaising with local, regional and national media. Working within a remote team, candidates will need to demonstrate skills in communication and collaboration as well as be able to take initiative.

This is a part-time, fixed-term post to the end of March 2021 which will be home-based and flexible.

Interviews will take place on the week commencing Monday 06 July (Video-call)

If you would like to ask any questions about the role please contact Tamsin Mendelsohn, Jazz South Manager at

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 1269820KX on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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