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Sunday, August 28, 2016


Deadline: August 30, 2016

A call for applications for the Marketing Manager position at The Playhouse Company. Candidates from previously disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply. If you meet the requirements stated below, please send detailed CV to Futhi Mbambo at no later than 12h00 noon on August 30 2016.

The successful applicant will be expected to fulfil the following requirements:
Main duties:
-Overall development of a Marketing strategy and budget for the institution, taking into account the objectives of organization’s Strategic Plan.
-Responsible for devising and executing marketing, media and publicity campaigns for productions.
-Directing a team of employees toward the attainment of the objectives of the Marketing Plan, specifically direct sales.
-Manages the activities of FOH & Box Office staff.
-Ensuring that the Marketing Plan is carried out within the established budgetary parameters.
-Management reporting on all activities of the Marketing Department (Internal Audit, Risk Assessments, Monthly management reporting).
-Develop and drive Fundraising and Sponsorship initiatives.
-Manage all Corporate advertising.
-Assisting with maintaining the company image and reputation with clients and wider public

Skills and Competencies required include:
-MS Office Suite.
-Verbal and written communication skills.
-Spoken and written knowledge of the IsiZulu language (Preferable).
-Finance and Budgetary Control.
-Excellent interpersonal skills.
-Excellent administration, planning and organising skills.
-Qualifications & Experience:
-A minimum of five (5) years working experience in a marketing department in the Performing Arts or related environment, 2-3 of which should be in a management/supervisory role.
-Tertiary qualification in Marketing or related discipline.
-A proven track record in converting Marketing strategies into direct sales.
-Experience in Fundraising.
-Broad based knowledge and understanding of the media environment.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The Playhouse Company is an equal opportunity employer.