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Communications & Development Manager


Location: Taunton, Somerset

Full-time post: £30,000 pa

We seek a collaborative colleague to work closely with our Chief Executive on developing and elevating the Brewhouse brand to reach new and diverse audiences, attract funding and investment, and communicate effectively and creatively with internal and external stakeholders. 

You will lead on marketing and communications strategy for the Brewhouse and, with the CE, develop fundraising strategies and campaigns to underpin our organisational resilience.  A member of our Senior Management Team, you will be responsible for the Marketing Officer and, jointly with the CE, the Development and Executive Assistant who supports both roles.

At this challenging and exciting time, we aim to recover, refocus and regenerate following the impact of the COVID19 pandemic.   After temporary closure and arrival of Amy Bere as our Chief Executive, our strategic review and new 5-year plan seeks to position The Brewhouse as a hub of creativity and bold artistic vision in the heart of Somerset.

The Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre has a riverside location in the centre of Somerset’s County and newly designated ‘Garden Town’.  The building dates from 1977 and includes a 352-seat auditorium, studio, rehearsal, exhibition and meeting spaces and associated facilities.   Taunton Theatre Association, a registered charity, has been Operator since 2014, a period of continuous growth.

We want our staff to be representative of all sections of society and actively welcome candidates who meet the application criteria, and who are currently underrepresented in the arts, people of colour, those who self-identify as LGBTQIA+, those from lower socio-economic backgrounds and those who self-identify as disabled. 

For full information about the role and how to apply please download the Job Description which includes details about how to apply, the Application Cover Sheet, the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and the Candidate Privacy Notice.

Closing date for applications:

Noon 29 March 2021

Interviews will be on:

Thursday 8 April  2021

Build 3.2 17/02/2021