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As we continue celebrating our 60th year, Belfast International Arts Festival invite applications for the post of Marketing Manager.

We are seeking a driven and experienced Marketing Manager to join our small, high-performing team in this integral role within the organisation.  The Marketing Manager will lead on preparing and setting marketing strategy, targets and objectives as well as the hands-on implementation of all strategy for sales, audience development, print, advertising and digital promotions, branding, and communications support for BIAF.

The Marketing Manager will work closely with the Artistic Director & Chief Executive to agree marketing outputs and will directly manage and oversee relationships with a range of external support services including box offices sales, PR, Communications and Design.  In addition to the external services, this role is also supported by a freelance Marketing Officer and our Festival Engagement Officer, both for approximately 5 months of the year in the lead up to and during the annual October Festival.

If you would like to help us fulfil our ambitions, are a strategic thinker, excellent communicator, well organised, and a team player with a successful track-record in marketing management, then we’d like to hear from you.

This is a full-time role initially offered for 3-years, conditions apply, and is a key team member within the structure of the organisation.  The post may be extended subject to available funding and success in the role.

Commencing at £29,000pa rising incrementally to £31,000 based on achievements and annual review.  Salary scales within the company are currently under review.


Marketing Manager Job Information – Belfast Festival

Statement of Suitability – Marketing Manager 2023

BIAF Monitoring Form 2023

How to Submit your Application

Your application must include the following 3 completed documents.

  1. Your full professional CV, to include contact details for 2 Referees
  2. A Statement of Suitability
  3. The Monitoring Form

Application Deadline: 5pm on Thursday 26th January 2023

Your application will only be accepted by email, in either word of pdf format, sent to BIAF may, at its own discretion, extend the closing date and time for applications.

BIAF is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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