Glasgow Comedy Festival

Vacancy: Digital Marketing Assistant

Fancy being a part of Europe's largest comedy festival? We're on the hunt for a new Digital Marketing Assistant...

We are seeking someone with a strong background in digital marketing to implement the festival’s online marketing, manage the festival’s website and assist with the general marketing of the festival.

The full job description can be downloaded by clicking here.

Please submit an email with covering letter and CV outlining all relevant experience in relation to the job description which would make you suitable for the role. 

Email your application to Sarah Watson, Director at [email protected]

CLOSING DATE: Monday 14 October.

Candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be notified on Monday 14 October.

Interviews will take place in Glasgow on Wednesday 16 October.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Digital Marketing Assistant - Job Description

The ideal candidate must be able to write concise, effective copy for online and print publications and have an excellent command of English. The post is temporary, start date is tbc until April 2020. They will report to the Festival Director and assist them in the following areas:

1. Executing an effective social media campaign and play a key role in the festivals digital presence.

2. Web content management of through our CMS system; including uploading of images, adverts, building show listings and developing blogs.

3. Regular monitoring and reporting of all online statistics, including a knowledge of SEO.

4. Produce concise, effective copy for marketing materials.

5. Research alternative digital avenues to promote the festival.

6. Maintaining databases of contacts, mailing lists, e-mail list and issuing regular updates to email list.

7. Liaising with sponsors to fulfil online elements of agreements.

8. Liaise with press and media on promotions, competitions.

9. Collate images and copy from promoters to feature in comedy festival brochure.

10. Office administration including dealing with email and telephone enquiries.

Skills required:

Experience in online marketing and website management is essential.

Must be proficient in the following IT packages: Excel, Access, Word, Outlook.

Excellent copywriting skills, good communication skills both verbal and written are necessary.

A knowledge of comedy and the Glasgow arts scene is advantageous.