Audience Engagement Assistant


We are looking for an Audience Engagement Assistant to join our Marketing team! This is a great opportunity for an outgoing, organised person, with a love of live entertainment, to help spread the word about our work.

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The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is a charity and Surrey’s only producing theatre. Our iconic building opened in
1965, thanks to public subscription. It’s a lively place to work, as part of a welcoming and supportive team.
The Marketing team comprises three full time staff, sharing an office with the Director of Marketing &
Customer Experience, who leads at a strategic level.
We work with producers of week-long national touring drama productions, as well as looking after one
night comedy, music and spoken word shows. We also produce our own traditional panto and have
recently returned to producing national touring shows.
Our programme is evolving as we work to bring new productions and companies to Guildford, offering
blockbusters, such as Six, and shows from Mischief, alongside contemporary dance, family productions and
classic dramas. Our main auditorium has a capacity of 585, and the Mill Studio seats 80.

We pride ourselves on our professionalism, creativity, expert problem-solving and an ability to see the
funny side.

As part of the Marketing team, you will promote the theatre and associated activities to our current and
potential audiences.
This will include, but is not limited to
• Growing word of mouth impact for the theatre, in line with our marketing strategy
• Developing relationships with local, regional, national and industry media contacts
• Designing, creating and planning social media, digital and print assets
• Building a network of local outlets for print distribution

You will be easily able and willing to engage with audiences and external partners to grow our word-of-mouth impact both locally in person, and by using the media or social media. A confident communicator
and curious learner.
Ideally, you will have an aptitude for design, be well-organised and work well to deadlines. Media relations
experience would be a great bonus, but it is vital that you can write engaging copy.
You should be able to work independently and demonstrate initiative.
You will contribute, as required by the Marketing Manager, to the achievement of the Yvonne Arnaud
Theatre’s marketing targets and objectives, with particular reference to the achievement of targets for
sales via marketing campaigns


Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Location Type

Specific location

Salary Type


Salary (Exact)


Closing Date


Contract Type

Permanent, Full Time

Job Type

Marketing & Digital

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