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Graduate Job The Walking Theatre Company - Company Development and Marketing Officer

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: Walking Theatre
Salary: £15,500  

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The Walking Theatre Company in Argyll, working with a range of audiences including corporate and youth, are recruiting for a recent graduate for a Company Development role. The 12 month position is a great opportunity for a graduate interested in performing arts to help establish the brand of ‘Walking Theatre’ as both a national and international identity by directly marketing their products. A 50% grant towards accommodation is available.

The Walking Theatre Company in Glendaruel, Argyll offer a12 month Company Development role that a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate to be involved in varies aspects of a busy and ambitious creative company. The company currently only reach approx. a quarter of their potential market and this placement will fundamentally create the capacity to implement their marketing plan and create new business. 

The placement is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate to work in different media's and deliver theatre to a range of audiences, including corporate, murder mysteries, youth and schools.

The role will be suited to a proactive and flexible individual and will include:

  • Implementation of a Marketing Strategy, including client database creation, creation of regular newsletters and updating of websites
  • Creation of operations strategy together with Directors
  • Consolidation of creative production strategy together with Directors
  • Product development (ie: audio plays, new media, education packs)
  • Creation of a funding/project Database

This position is part funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the European Regional Development Fund.



·         Computer and Digital media skills

·         Confident and a self starter

·         Project Management skills and experience

·         Driving licence and access to own transport

·         Office experience

·         Flexibility

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Consistency and attention to detail

·         Patience


·         Mac skills

·         Marketing experience

·         Experience in sourcing funding

·         Some experience in the creative sector and an understanding of the arts

·         An understanding of SME’s and how a business needs to grow


A 50% grant towards accommodation for 12 months is available (based on a 1 bed property).

As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme in the Highlands and Islands, the candidate will benefit from support from a team within Highlands and Islands Enterprise and also access training focussed on employability and business skills, including a five day residential course.

The Walking Theatre Company is focussed on partnership working which involves all staff members.
There will also be the opportunity to attend marketing related training.


Location: Scotland

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