Promotion & Distribution Assistant

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Tasks and what you gain from this opportunity:

  • Work with the festival and marketing teams to gain an understanding of  and have input into the festival marketing strategy.
  • Assist with analysing postcode data to inform distribution of marketing materials.
  • Deliver printed marketing materials (festival brochures and leaflets) to various locations in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch.
  • Plan and use the most efficient routes for delivery and keep accurate records of items delivered.
  • Research additional events and meetings to attend at which to hand out festival marketing materials (eg Neighbourhood Forums, Community Groups, Freshers’ Fayres).

Act as an Ambassador for the festival, providing information about and answering questions about the festival.

Skills and qualifications/ requirements:

  • You will be required to drive a small Bournemouth Council van and therefore must have a current, signed, full driving licence have been driving for more than 5 years. Convictions and & endorsements will be checked.
  • Ideally, distribution will be undertaken by two people working together so you must be happy to work with one other on this task.
  • Be over 18
  • You have a genuine desire to help the Arts by the Sea Festival reach its goals.
  • Able to make your own travel arrangements to attend your volunteering opportunity.
  • Listen to and follow instructions from staff within the remit of the volunteer role.
  • Do your best to be reliable in regards to your hours and give us as much notice as possible if you cannot attend.
  • Act and represent the Council in a suitable manner when wearing the Arts by the Sea festival uniform.

Agree to work within Bournemouth Borough Council’s values, policies and procedures, as outlined in our Volunteer Policy.

Further details:

  • Based out of the Town Hall Annexe.
  • Approx half a day per week subject to change and flexible depending on your own requirements.
  • You and your volunteer coordinator will discuss what reasonable expenses you can apply for.
  • You will be covered by Bournemouth Borough Council’s insurance while in this role and when on site at the Arts by the Sea festival.

You may be asked to wear uniform while carrying out this task

What we gain from your involvement:

Your assistance is an invaluable resource for us and will help reach and develop our audience, widening participation in the arts in Bournemouth in general and specifically at the Arts by the Sea festival. You will help us make the festival  possible, hit our targets and ensure we meet our obligations to our funders.

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Required Role

Promotion & Distribution Assistant

Key responsibilities

To promote the festival as a whole, individual performances/ workshops and any other festival -related projects by distribution of printed materials to various locations and by bringing the festival to peoples’ attention at Neighbourhood Forums, Community Groups, Freshers Fayres etc in the run up to and during the festival.

Mandatory SkillsHide[-]

  • Communication
  • Driving
  • Listening
  • Time Management

Desirable Skills

  • Confidence
  • Team Work

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Time Management

When can you do this role/Calendar

Date: 05-06-2017

Start time: 09:00 PM

End time: 05:00 PM

Available in: Morning Afternoon

Application deadline: 08-05-2017


Town Hall, Bourne Avenue, Bournemouth, United Kingdom

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  • You need to have an active account on this website
  • You need to have an active volunteering account
  • You need to have fully completed the volunteering profile set-up

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