Jobs with The Spark
Due to an organisational review and our growing portfolio of work, The Spark Arts for Children is looking to recruit for the new post of Communications Manager.
This person will be responsible for all aspects of planning, developing, delivering and evaluating strategic communications and digital activities. The role incorporates the full range of communication needs including press, web, social media and print to ensure Sparks audiences are excited and engaged.
- To contribute to the strategic development and delivery of the organisation's Communication and Audience Development strategy in partnership with the Director.
- To raise awareness of The Sparks activity and brand, and its broad ranging work locally and nationally, through marketing and PR activity.
- To devise and implement effective marketing campaigns to maximise reach and impact of the Spark's work, a major feature being the annual Spark Festival.
- To provide clear management across several relationships with internal and external partners to drive forward activity ensuring we deliver effective communication on time and to budget.
For more details please see the Job Information Pack and the Spark Application information below.
Closing date: Mon 21 June at 10am
Interview dates: Wed 30 June in Leicester
Download the Full Job Pack [PDF] below
Communications Manager Job Pack (PDF, 322 Kb)
Audio version of Communications Manager Job information
How do I apply?
Please make sure you read the Information pack for the role you are applying for.
Application is by submission of The Spark's application form (below), or by video / audio recording answering the questions on the form. A cv may be submitted in addition to answering the questions. There is an audio description of the form below.
Submissions should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications will be acknowledged by email.
The Spark Arts for Children strives to be an equal opportunities employer, and would appreciate applicants completing the monitoring form. An electronic version will be sent to you with your application acknowledgement.
Spark Application Form (MS Word, 144 Kb)
Audio described walk through of Application Form
Audio version of About the Spark from Job Information Packs