Arts Centre Marketing & Front of House Assistant | The Exchange Stur


Sturminster Newton DT10 – £19,500 full time 37.5 hours per week or £9,360 part time 18 hours per week.

Full Job Description

Do you have a passion for live music and events with a grounding in marketing and promotion? Looking to work with a supportive team of staff and volunteers? Enjoy being creative? This might be the role for you!

The Exchange is an award-winning Community Arts Centre based in Sturminster Newton, Dorset. We have a 301-seat venue that hosts an impressive range of local and international performers including live music, theatre and cinema. We have a suite of rooms available for private hire, a range of community groups and activities, such as the Country Market, who base themselves at the Exchange and a programme of art exhibitions. There is also a community café and a bar available for evening performances.

Ideally we are seeking a full time employee working 37.5 hours per week and five out of six days (Mondays to Saturdays). We will also consider those looking to work part time providing they can work at least 18 hours a week.


Essential – You must be experienced in producing creative copy and content writing, designing of brochures/posters etc., social media marketing & email marketing. Use of Microsoft, Outlook, Word Excel, Publisher, and PDF.

Desirable – You will have some expertise of social media, design software, be open-minded, a good communicator, well organised and hopefully be used to working with Mailchimp and Canva.

You will be able to maintain excellent relationships with regional press and media to raise the profile of The Exchange through timely press releases and effective advertisements, features, and listings.

Front of House and Box Office:

You will need to also provide cover for the Box Office and Front of House, including evenings and weekends when required. This should be no more than one Saturday and Friday evening and one Saturday morning per month. Duties will include taking bookings and payments, greeting visitors and dealing with general enquiries over the phone and in person.


  • The ability to work within a small team of staff and with volunteers.
  • Ability to communicate with all members of the community at any level
  • To work in accordance with current legislation and our policies and procedures.
  • Any other responsibilities that may reasonably be required by the Manager.
  • To provide cover for other areas of responsibility from time to time when exceptional events occur.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to

or call Sharon on 01258 475137 for more information


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