Social Media Co-ordinator

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Scottish theatre company creating plays about social history

Knights Theatre are looking for a Social Media Co-ordinator to support a Creative Scotland funded project called (Re) Writing History to deliver social history themed creative writing groups in 6 local authority areas across Scotland in partnership with local venues, libraries, and museums.

Knights Theatre aims to create bold, entertaining, imaginative, and thought-provoking theatre which challenges social injustice by creating contemporary plays about social history.

The role will be primarily focused on managing social media accounts and building the profile and online presence of the company as part of the project.

The role is to work on a short-term basis to deliver the above project. A flat fee will be paid of £900 based on 6 days at £150 a day and these days can be split over the duration of the project which runs until December 2022.

Although the role is fixed term it would suit someone who would be interested in becoming involved with the company on a longer-term basis. Subject to funding Knights Theatre plan to produce the first play of the company Jennie Lee: Tomorrow Is A New Day in early 2023 and the successful applicant may have opportunity to continue a relationship with the company.

The company is based in Arbroath but the applicant can work remotely from any home base in Scotland.


Design interesting and relevant content for the company’s social media accounts for the (Re) Writing History creative writing project

Run various social media platforms and find innovative ways to build followers

Deliver social media marketing campaigns to help attract participants for Creative Writing Workshops and to promote public sharing events of participants work to be delivered at partner venues across Scotland,

Working with social media departments of other partner organisations such as libraries, museums and theatres to co-ordinate social media publicity for both workshops and events

Report on social media and website traffic and growth and provide analysis of marketing campaign performance

Liaise with the Associate Producer to gain stories of participants/audiences who are involved with the project working and find innovative ways to share their stories via the Knights Theatre social media channels

To download an application pack visit: www.knightstheatre.co.uk/jobs.html

Location: All Scotland

The deadline is Sunday 03 July 2022 at 23:59.

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Knights Theatre

Scottish theatre company creating plays about social history