Job Description

The Head of Commercial and Communications will manage the Event Sales Manager and support them with business planning and meeting their sales targets. They will manage the marketing and ticketing functions to ensure the Woolwich Works brand is built and ticket sales generated. They will have a good understanding of event operations and will line manage and guide the Event Managers. This role will also be responsible for generating additional income streams around seasonal programming, working alongside the Executive Director.

We’re looking for a commercially minded events professional. You’ll have worked in an arts or entertainment environment operationally. You'll understand marketing and communications and will have a broad understanding of ticketing. You will be able to empathise and manage conflicting requirements across the trust. You'll have an understanding of event safety management and will be used to dealing with promoters and clients directly. You’ll have worked with a range of suppliers from caterers, PR agencies, web developers and production/technical companies to security.

To apply for this role please visit our portal. You will be directed to our portal to complete the online application form no later than 23.59 on Tuesday 14 December 2021 (the ‘closing date’). If you can’t complete the form electronically, we can arrange an alternative version for posting - please contact us by phone to arrange.

Interviews for this role are expected to take place Tuesday 21 December 2021 – if applying, please keep this date free in case you’re shortlisted.

CVs won’t be accepted as an alternative to completing the form, and we operate an anonymous recruitment process. If you’re unable to complete a written application for any reason please either email us or call (020) 8035 8835 so that we can discuss alternative arrangements for assessing your suitability for the job. However, you must do so at least one week before the closing date above.

We aim to give feedback to anybody who requests it but due to the high number of applications we receive it may take us some time to do so. We will always let you know if you have been unsuccessful and we aim to stick to the time frame outlined in the job advert.

We’re proud of the diversity of our community and aim to build a team that represents it. We therefore particularly welcome applications from people from black, Asian and ethnically-diverse backgrounds, and those identifying as D/deaf or disabled.