Soweto Theatre seeks Marketing Manager

Joburg Theatre
06/11/2014 09:20:03

A new position is now available at Soweto Theatre: Marketing Manager.

The City of Joburg, as part of its ongoing Institutional Review, resolved that Joburg Theatre and Roodepoort Theatre be integrated into a single theatre management company. Joburg City Theatres (JCT) now renders the functions and services that were rendered by the two theatres and it has institutionalised the operation of the newly established Soweto Theatre.

A new position is therefore now available for a MARKETING MANAGER: SOWETO THEATRE.

The position will report directly to Soweto Theatre’s Artistic Manager, Warona Seane. The successful applicant will be prepared to be based at the Soweto Theatre in Jabulani.

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

Developing, maintaining and implementing marketing strategies to meet agreed company objectives.

Evaluating customer research, market conditions, competitor data and implementing marketing plan alterations as needed.

Managing all aspects of print production, receipt and distribution.

Maintaining the theatre’s social media; Facebook; Twitter, etc.

Achieving frequent, timely and positive media coverage across all available media.

Conducting market research in order to identify market requirements for current and future productions.

Creating and maintaining a harmonious, efficient and service orientated relationship with the theatre’s tenants, co-producers, show publicists and media partners- and/or their representatives.

Serving as communications officer between Soweto Theatre/Joburg City Theatres and its shareholder, the City of Joburg.

Work very closely with the Community and Audience Development Manager in serving existing audiences, finding new ones, earning income and seeking new opportunities and partnerships.

Train and manage the performance of subordinates, including output, service standards and be prepared to take adequate measures to correct unsatisfactory performance.

Management and overseeing of the administration and creative process of the department.

Overall planning and structuring of the department with the development of the policy procedures for purposes of governance.

Manage all media with regards to Soweto Theatre.

Compile the monthly, quarterly and yearly reports for the Department.

The essential requirements for this position will include, but not be limited to:

A National Diploma or Degree in Public Relations or Marketing Communications

A minimum of five years’ experience in an entertainment environment.

Excellent verbal, written and technological communication skills in the English language

The position is available immediately. A market related package would be negotiated.

Joburg City Theatres follows employment equity principles.

Please send a cover letter and relevant, comprehensive CV in application to:
Mr Thomas Sadiki, Human Resources Practitioner, Joburg City Theatres or fax 086 531 1955
Enquiries: 011 877 6821

Only those applicants required for an interview will be contacted. Account:
Claire Pacariz
011 877 6800
Joburg Theatre
Related Venue:
Soweto Theatre, Bolani Road, Jabulani Soweto Johannesburg Gauteng South Africa