We are looking for a Marketing Manager to join our team

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We're looking for a Marketing Manager to join our team and help us bring the river to life through our year round activity.

The Thames Festival Trust’s main outputs are a national and international arts education programme called Rivers of the World, a suite of heritage programmes and Totally Thames, which takes place over the month of September and brings the river to life via an exciting season of arts, cultural and river events throughout the 42-mile stretch of the Thames in London. Totally Thames programme is promoted widely via partner organisations both nationally and internationally. In 2018, 1 million people attended over 100 Totally Thames events.


We are looking to recruit an individual with proven marketing and communications management experience, with the ambition to drive forward the Trust’s work in arts education, culture and heritage. The role will suit an experienced, creative professional who can demonstrate initiative, prioritise competing demands, can work effectively across a wide spectrum of people and stakeholders, and who is looking to broaden their knowledge and expertise. You will have gained your marketing experience within the arts and heritage sector.

The Marketing Manager will be instrumental in developing and delivering the organisation’s marketing strategy. They will be focused on raising the profile of the company in the media and online, through the creation and distribution of eye-catching content and communicating key messages about the full range of company’s activity. Our ambition is to develop a broad and diverse audience for the Trust’s work.


To apply for the post, please carefully read the Job Description & Person Specification below, and then submit your CV, Equal opportunities form and a statement (maximum two A4 sides) describing your suitability for the position and specifically how your past experience matches the job description and person specification.

Applicants should provide contact details for two references, we will seek your permission before making direct contact with any referees. All offers of employment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references

Please submit your application and completed equal opportunities form by email with ‘Marketing Manager’ in the subject line to recruitment@thamesfestival.org by 5pm on Thursday 2 May. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 8 May.