Marketing Trainee (Kickstart Scheme)

Opera North
Arts, Culture & Sport, Marketing & Communications
Salary Details
National minimum wage (pro-rata)
Contract Type
Fixed, Part time
Hours per Week
25 hours per week
Closing Date
Are you passionate, positive and full of enthusiasm? Do you have lots of creative ideas? You’ll love being part of the Marketing team at Opera North!

Job Description

Be part of a busy team that ensures the delivery of marketing activity aimed at maximising income through ticket sales;developing audiences; raising wider awareness of Opera North; and contributing to the growth and development of the organisation. Previous experience isn't required and training will be provided. You’ll support our award-winning Marketing team with all aspects of their campaigns, from writing copy and proof reading to creating content and reporting on the effectiveness of our activities. You will also work closely with the Communications and Box Office teams, giving you a wide range of experience in External Affairs. There will be plenty of training opportunities to support you in the role.

This is a very exciting time to join the Opera North team. We have recently opened a new Education Studio and re-opened our transformed Leeds venue the Howard Assembly Room, where we programme a diverse range of music, film, theatre and spoken word, alongside our main stage touring opera. Plus, we’ll soon be opening our brand-new bar and restaurant.

Main Purpose of the Job
This role is designed to provide you with confidence, practical experience, and understanding of working in a busy marketing team. As well as developing your own skills through ample internal and external training opportunities, you will play an important role in the day-to-day activity of the Marketing and wider External Affairs team, assisting on a variety of tasks including content creation, copy writing, website updates, customer communications and reporting.

Position in Organisation
Reports to Marketing Officers

Key Relationships

  •  Marketing
  •  Communications
  •  Box Office
  •  Development

We would love to hear from you if you:

  •  Have a general knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes, especially Word and Excel
  •  Have a basic working knowledge of social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter)
  •  Are highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  •  Are punctual and reliable
  •  Are able to use your own initiative
  •  Thrive on learning new things
  •  Have excellent communications skills
  •  Are proactive with a positive, can-do attitude
  •  Are passionate about a career in marketing

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Company Description

Opera North is England’s national opera company in the North and a leading European arts organisation. Acclaimed for its imaginative programming and innovative productions on the main stage, Opera North also programmes its own venue, the Howard Assembly Room, with an enormous diversity of activity.