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Marketing and Media Manager (Part-time freelance position)

Leeds Lieder, ‘one of the most exuberant and far-reaching festivals of art-song in the UK.’ (The Times), is a small but dynamic organisation based in Leeds city centre. It promotes an annual festival of song, a lively education programme, and a series of monthly concerts at various venues in Leeds. Internationally acclaimed artists appearing at recent Leeds Lieder events include tenor Ian Bostridge, soprano Dorothea Röschmann and baritone Roderick Williams.

We are seeking to appoint a part-time freelance Marketing and Media Manager to work alongside Leeds Lieder’s small team to market and promote its season of recitals, festival and education programme. The duties and responsibilities of the post cover all aspects of events marketing and promotion. These include devising and implementing marketing campaigns for all Leeds Lieder activities, delivering both online and offline campaigns, preparing print marketing materials and creating artwork for online communications, writing engaging content for and managing our portfolio of social media accounts, working on the streaming and broadcasting of events and maintaining and updating the company website.

The person appointed will be enthusiastic and self-motivated, a good team worker and possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work flexibly. They will have excellent literacy, communication and IT skills, and experience of marketing in an arts organisation, ideally with particular emphasis on working digitally. Knowledge of classical music is essential, and familiarity with the song repertoire, and the artists associated with it, would be a great advantage. Being based in or close to Leeds with a good working knowledge of the locality and its own arts/media industries would also be desirable.

Some more detailed information about the role can be found on the attached job description: Marketing & Media Manager Job Description 2022

Service Period:  1 day per week equivalent from 1 September 2022 – 31 August 2023 inclusive, plus work across Festival period (one week in June).  Fee:  £5,250 plus agreed travel expenses

For more information about Leeds Lieder, please visit our website https://leedslieder.org.uk/

Letters of application, with a CV and the names of two referees, should be submitted by email to Kathleen Evans (Chair) chair@leedslieder.org.uk by midnight on Monday 11 July 2022. Interviews will be held in Leeds on the afternoon of Thursday 28 July 2022.