Marketing Coordinator

Colchester, Essex

£24,500 gross per annum




We are looking to appoint a Marketing Coordinator.

Working with Firstsite’s Head of Audience and Communications and Marketing Assistant – as well as across all areas of the Programme and Operations – the Marketing Coordinator will help ensure that marketing and communications for all activities at Firstsite are effective and engaging in order to attract and retain a diverse audience, increase brand awareness, build footfall and meet income targets.

You’ll be responsible for developing innovative and creative marketing activities to promote Firstsite’s programme including, but not limited to, exhibitions, events, cinema, workshops and classes, learning activities and café, shop and venue hire.

You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a marketing/communications or similar role and be able to multitask across a range of responsibilities including coordinating marketing activity and materials against deadlines, updating and maintaining the website, the coordination of social media, creation of newsletters and artwork including print advertising and flyers, creating and managing paid social media advertising, and any other marketing activity as required.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for art, culture and marketing to join our incredibly creative and dedicated team and expand your skills, promoting a vast array of exhibitions, events and commercial ventures which take place in our unique and vibrant venue and online.

The Marketing Coordinator will report to the Head of Audience and Communications and liaise closely with all relevant Firstsite staff members as required.

Please see the Job Description for more information.

Flexible working patterns, including some remote working, will be considered. Hours to include evenings, weekends and some bank holidays.


Firstsite’s commitment to inclusion   

We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our objectives. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective, are important to us.

At Firstsite, we recognise that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand and appreciate that those with experience who have taken a career break still have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the organisation to help you best integrate into the working environment.


Applying with a disability   

Firstsite is proud to be an inclusive employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool.  We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process. We aim to offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum requirements of the role, and we look to anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments, as required. Please speak to your recruitment contact for more information.


How to apply for this role

To apply for the role, please send your CV and a covering letter that explains how your experience and skills match the criteria listed in the job description.

Please send your application to [email protected], together with a completed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring Form.


Deadline for applications is:  9am – Monday 20 March 2023

No agencies please

Download the job description
Welcome area at Firstsite. 'Big Hello' (2018) Peter Liversidge. Photo by Jayne Lloyd.

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