Marketing and Communications Officer, Freshwater Theatre Company


Freshwater Theatre Company seeks an exceptionally organised, reliable and self-motivated Marketing and Communications Officer to join our friendly team in East London.

The postholder will act as the key motivator with regards to Freshwater’s marketing and communication needs. They will be the driving force for development of Freshwater’s marketing strategy, ensuring it's in line with the company’s vision and resources. They will also be responsible for maintaining Freshwater’s online presence and positive relationships with schools/relevant organisations. Additional responsibilities: co-ordinating marketing events, identifying/analysing marketing data/trends, and composing/creating promotional material.

They will thrive in a hard-working and multi-faceted office environment, taking pleasure in maintaining outstanding customer service and relationship management. The role will require exceptional use of written and spoken English, with the ability to write highly engaging copy. They will work well as part of a small team but also work well independently, using their initiative alongside having exceptional attention to detail and deadline management skills. The successful applicant will have particular interest in marketing within the education/arts sector, and have knowledge of the UK school system.

Freshwater is one of the most respected drama-in-education companies in the UK. Delivering drama workshops to support the primary curriculum, Freshwater works with over 150,000 children each year, providing creative and enriching learning opportunities. The core office team is small, exceptionally dynamic, flexible, and responsive to customer requirements.

35 hours per week (excluding lunch breaks)

Salary is £22,000 - £24,000 (depending on experience)

To apply: please visit, submit an application form along with your CV, and a Freshwater equal opportunities form to:

Deadline is 8am Monday 2nd March 2020- late applications will not be considered

You must be available for a first round telephone interview on Tuesday 10th March, then an interview in person on Wednesday 18th March at our office in East London. Subject to candidate’s availability, start date will be w/c 13th April (not incl Monday 13th), however earlier start is desirable.