Marketing Assistant 2019

This is the perfect position for someone looking for the work experience they need to boost them to the next step of their career.

If you know that you are BRILLIANT at marketing, but can’t get paid work because you don’t have enough experience, then this is EXACTLY the role you need: a superb opportunity to expand existing skills in digital and traditional marketing.


  • Assist the Executive Director in the management, marketing and PR of FilmBath Festival and FilmBath Festival events
  • Assist Executive Director in maintenance and updating of website.
  • Create attractive PDFs to promote different strands of films
  • Assist Executive Director’s press campaign which could include:
    • Writing and sending out press releases for deadlines
    • Targeting editorial in local, regional and national press
    • Approaching journalists, reviewers and broadcasters for festival coverage
    • Sourcing and sending images and film press packs
    • Responding quickly to requests from journalists
    • Creating press pages on the website and in Dropbox which could include PDFs of Press Releases and packages of stills for print
  • Assist Executive Director with Festival launch preparations, invitation list, working with media and sponsors
  • Liaise with sponsors to maximise publicity for events and branding
  • Lease with PR manager to help organise interviews and photo opportunities with print media, radio and TV
  • Liaise with the box offices during the Festival to find out what is selling and what is not in order to focus promotion on less popular events
  • Organise street publicity and marketing.
  • Organise and check specific brochure distribution, liaising with marketing volunteers
  • Organise empty shop window displays
  • Market individual events
  • Compile and archive press coverage from previous years


  • EITHER a 3rd year OR a graduate OR with at least 2 years work experience
  • Living in or very close to Bath, or somewhere to stay locally
  • Available to work 3 – 4 days a week 3 Sept – 22 Nov 2019

General attributes

  • Clear thinking, dynamic, intelligent, self-starter with good IT and creative skills
  • Must be happy working in what can be an intense, stressful, high-octane environment
  • Must have a ‘can do’, problem solving mind-set

Particular knowledge & experience required

  • Good working knowledge of Word and Excel plus a working knowledge of Macs
  • Good telephone manner
  • A love and understanding of social media (specifically: Instagram, Facebook & Twitter)
  • Ability to communicate (in English) with individuals in a one-on-one or group setting by any means appropriate
  • Produce organised, structured, and well written documents (written in good English)
  • Establish cooperative working relationships with colleagues, service contractors and the public
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others
  • Work effectively to deadlines and cope calmly with demanding and/or stressful situations that might sometimes arise

Desirable qualities

  • Good working knowledge of Photoshop and In Design or similar design software
  • An love of/interest in film

There is a fee of £1,500 (inclu) for this role. You will have to pay NI and tax on this fee. You will also receive complimentary tickets for festival screenings and events.

Apply by filling in this form and then sending your CV and a covering email to: by 19 August 2019

Interviews in Central Bath on 27 Aug 2019

Job starts 3 Sept 2019

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