Battersea Arts Centre

Marketing & Communications Assistant

We are looking for an motivated and enthusiastic assistant to join our Marketing & Communications team. The Marketing & Communications Assistant will work alongside the Marketing Manager to support the delivery of marketing campaigns for shows and projects at BAC. This includes several different shows each season, as well as festivals, a Christmas show and digital work; encompassing theatre, dance, comedy, spoken word, beatbox and music, as well as community-led projects.

You will learn and observe the skills of a marketeer or communication manager; which will include updating the website, liaising with artists and external companies, supporting the on-sale of shows, writing and proofing copy and sending mailouts. You will take part in communications meetings and strategic conversations, and see the inner workings of how a season of live performance is marketed to our audiences.

You will receive training in working inclusively and in programs such as Artifax, Spektrix, Adobe and Slack. BAC offers a supportive and collaborative workplace, with flexible working options, an in-house coach and excellent professional development opportunities. This role will be based at Battersea Arts Centre, with some home working optional.

We are looking for someone who is an excellent communicator, with solid IT skills and an interest in live performance. You don’t need any knowledge or experience of working in marketing or a creative setting to apply. We particularly welcome applicants with lived experience of disability and people from groups that are currently under-represented in the arts sector. If you are looking for a marketing role in a creative organisation, we want to hear from you.


Battersea Arts Centre


London/ Remote


25 Hours per week


£10.85 London Living Wage


10 am Mon 27 Sep 21

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) is a hub for everyone’s creativity. Based in Wandsworth, BAC supports artists, young people and communities to inspire change through their creativity - and this social purpose is at the heart of everything we do. We have an ambitious programme of live theatre, comedy, dance and music and hosts creative community projects and commercial events. Our work with young people includes BAC Beatbox Academy and flagship social change project The Agency. Based in an iconic venue with a radical history, projects developed at BAC can be found within our communities and tour across the UK and the world.

You will support with coordinating BAC’s social media; creating content such as blogs, videos and images, gathering resources and scheduling posts.

You will support with the evaluation and impact monitoring of BAC’s live programme, sending out surveys and requesting feedback from visitors and members.

As Marketing & Communications Assistant at the world’s first Relaxed Venue, you will support the Marketing Manager to ensure an accessible and inclusive experience across our website, social media, print and other communciations, and support the outreach in our local community for our Pay What You Can universal pricing model.

You must be aged 16-24 years old, and unemployed and claiming Universal Credit.


  • Knowledge of or interest in marketing and communications at a creative venue
  • Good organisation skills, with an ability to prioritise multiple tasks
  • Confident using Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel, with good all-round IT skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail in your work
  • Passionate about digital engagement and reaching new audiences
  • Ability to write in a clear and engaging way
  • Collaborative, with a willingness to accept guidance and be open to feedback
  • A readiness to put access and inclusion at the heart of everything you do
  • Willingness to take part in professional development opportunities and to develop new skills

This programme is being delivered as part of the government’s Kickstart Scheme.

To be eligible to apply you must be aged 18 – 24 and claiming universal credit.

Read more about the Kickstart scheme here.

Please inquire about this specific role to your job coach if you are interested in this position before 10 am 27th Sep 2021

Part Of Kickstart

This role is offered as part of the government's Kickstart Scheme.