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Job Title:    Marketing Assistant
Organisation:    Watts Gallery Trust
Salary:    £18,000 - 20,000 p.a.
Type:    Full-Time Position
Location:    Guildford, Surrey, England
Closing Date:    Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Job Description:
Watts Gallery Trust is recruiting a Marketing Assistant to join their busy team.

This is an exciting time in the development of Watts Gallery - Artists' Village, as they build on the success of a major National Heritage Lottery Fund redevelopment and move forward as a newly appointed Arts Council England NPO. The successful candidate will support the Head of Marketing and Communications, Marketing Strategist and Marketing Officer in their roles.

Responsible for supporting the day-to-day functioning of the Marketing Team: design (print and exhibition), campaigns, digital marketing, social media, on-site promotion, administration, research, proofreading and copywriting (blog). This is an opportunity to join a dynamic team and develop new skills in an ambitious, forward-thinking arts and heritage organisation. For the right candidate, there is also the opportunity to assist with the production of the Watts Magazine, in-house publications and the to-be-launched Watts podcast.
Required Skills:
Skills and Experience:
Excellent IT skills - Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
Excellent organisation and planning skills, with the ability to work to tight deadlines and specific project briefs
Strong communication skills – oral and written
Ability to problem-solve quickly and creatively
Attention to detail
Some experience of working in a marketing role or similar
A working understanding of Illustrator (desirable)
An understanding of using Insights and Analytics to monitor success and inform future decision making (desirable)
An understanding of conducting visitor research and interpreting results (desirable)
A good eye for photography – for use on the website and social media (desirable)

Knowledge and Qualifications:
Minimum of an A-Level qualification in English/Art/History/Design or equivalent
Application Instructions:
Full job description is downloadable from our website:

To apply please send your CV and a supporting letter outlining your suitability for the role to Susanna Plummer, Head of Marketing and Communications, at by Monday 29 July.

First interviews will take place in the week commencing 5th August.

Watts Gallery is fully committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Contact Name:    Ms Susanna Plummer
Contact Tel:    01483813584
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Contact Email:
Address:     Watts Gallery, Down Lane, Compton, Guildford, Surrey.