Marketing Director
The Playhouse

  • Full-time
  • Derry/Londonderry
  • Closing Date: 11th March, 2024

The Marketing Director is a key role, devising and implementing all of The Playhouse’s Marketing and Communications activity. Working as part of our Senior Management Team the Marketing Director ensures that the organisation’s external and internal marketing, communications and messaging delivers maximum engagement across all of The Playhouse’s programmes. They will lead the marketing team as part of the Development and Marketing Team and also be responsible for supporting wider strategic issues working closely with Senior Management colleagues and the CEO.




We are looking for someone with creativity, excellent communication skills and the versatility to adapt messaging and marketing approaches to different audiences, enabling our programmes to gain as wide and deep a reach as possible. The successful candidate will have substantial experience of marketing within the arts with a track record of developing audiences, engaging people, an innovative approach to crafting communications messages and a strong understanding of digital marketing practices.




Competence and familiarity with CMS and CRM systems and the ability to learn and adapt to new systems and tools is important, including the ability to use relevant editing and design software. As it is a dynamic role we are open to working with people from a range of backgrounds who have the relevant key skills as well as the ability and desire to learn the full scope of the job.


The Playhouse is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity. We will ensure that no one receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of colour, race, religious belief, political opinion, sex, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, family circumstance, pregnancy or maternity leave, gender, gender reassignment or ethnic or national origin. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.


Applicants must have work authorisation for the UK.

About the Organisation

We are an open, creative and enthusiastic organisation, committed to producing excellent work.



As well as producing highly regarded new and reimagined work in Music and Theatre (“Profoundly affecting” ***** The Observer, HUME - Beyond Belief, “This chronicle of the events…with all the tragic inevitability of a passion play” **** The Times, The White Handkerchief, "A vivacious, complex and above all human take on a true classic…” Si Arts, Little Shop of Horrors) and a diverse visiting and co-producing programme, we’re supporting emerging talent through the new Open Arts Pathway with innovative programmes such as Bridge and The Playhouse Young Artist Programme (launching in 2024-25). As citizen artists we’re also Making Peaceful Change through groundbreaking and inclusive work on climate action via programmes such as Artitude and That’s Powerful, enabling creativity and civic discourse through co-design.




We develop work with roots and with wings, connecting with audiences, participants and partners locally, nationally and internationally. We’re based in a historic listed building at the heart of the vibrant and distinctive walled city Derry-Londonderry.




If The Playhouse sounds like something you want to be a part of, come join us and we look forward to working with you.



For full role details, and to apply, see the website link below.




Closing date : Monday 11th March 2024

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