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Sunday, February 23, 2020


Deadline: February 28, 2020

The Playhouse Company, situated in Durban, is looking to fill the position of Marketing Manager.

Key performance areas include:

-Overall development and execution of a Marketing strategy and budget for the institution, including media and publicity campaigns
-Directing a team of employees (incl.FOH and Box Office Staff) toward the attainment of the objectives of the Marketing Plan, specifically direct sales
-Evaluating the effectiveness of marketing activities and recommending improvements,
-Maintaining and developing both existing and new customer relationships,
-Develop and drive Fundraising and Sponsorship initiatives,
-Managing all corporate advertising.

Qualifications & Experience:
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Marketing or similar discipline,
-A minimum of five (5) years working experience at a Managerial level in a marketing department in the Performing Arts or related environment;
-A proven track record in converting Marketing strategies into direct sales,
-Hands on experience in Fundraising,
-Good working knowledge and understanding of the media environment;
-Substantial working knowledge of implementing results driven digital media platforms.
-A minimum of 5 years hands-on working knowledge of reporting and governance processes within a PFMA regulated environment.

Skills and Competencies:
-A proven ability to understand and work with financial information to arrive at decisions;
-Ability to manage direct reports through example and providing clear direction and support towards the achievement of The Playhouse Company’s objectives.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Spoken and written knowledge of IsiZulu will be a decided advantage 
-A strong and proven customer service orientation

This Job Specification indicates only the main duties and responsibilities of the position and therefore is not intended as an exhaustive list.

By applying for this position applicants consent in terms of Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI) to their personal information being obtained; utilised and stored by the company

Interested people are invited to apply using the Company Job Portal (under “About”- “Careers” then following the instructions) by no later than Friday, February 28 2020. See

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. In the event that you are not contacted within three weeks of submitting your application, assume that your application has been unsuccessful.