Eleven Arches is looking for talented individuals to join the team as the show moves into its third season, and the development of a new daytime theme park begins.

A registered charity, Eleven Arches aims to establish Bishop Auckland as an international tourist destination, a new engine for economic growth, with Kynren and a future historical theme park at its heart.

We are currently recruiting for several positions which afford the successful candidates the opportunity to be involved in inspiring, ambitious and unique project, working in a fast-moving, unpredictable, high-octane environment that accompanies the production of a world-class show. All positions come with a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience. If you wish to apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to [email protected]

Director of Marketing & Communications

The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for developing and maximising all streams of revenue, through the development of B2C and B2B ticket sales channels and developing merchandise and corporate sponsorship opportunities, while optimising engagement and integrating Kynren within the local community. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for orchestrating and driving the overall marketing strategy and leading the team to deliver consistent communications and collateral in line with the marketing plan as we develop new sales channels and refine the customer booking journey. Leading a team of staff and agencies, you will also be responsible for the development and protection of the Eleven Arches and Kynren brands.

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Head of Marketing & Business Development

We are looking for an experienced marketing professional to drive the strategic development of our sales channels - trade, partnership and consumer - and deliver the marketing plan to achieve our sales objective. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of all marketing operations, building the presence and profile of Kynren and Eleven Arches in the North East, nationally and internationally, building relationships with the travel industry and developing programmes and packages to help us broaden the reach and appeal of Kynren to new and growing audiences. You will also work closely with the communities, councils, organisations and businesses in Bishop Auckland, County Durham and the North East to develop their collaboration with and support for Kynren.

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Head of Communications

We are looking for an experienced communications professional who will be instrumental in creating PR opportunities and engineering engaging content. If you have journalistic tendencies, an ear for good story and flair for great copy, this role could be ideal for you. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, you will drive Eleven Arches’ communications through social media and public relations, and be closely involved in the delivery of our marketing plan, crafting compelling copy, generating ideas and content for use across traditional, digital and social media and internal communications, and shaping our Ambassadors and Outreach Programme.

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Stage Manager

You will be instrumental in assisting the Creative Director and the Creative & Production Team to deliver the best possible performances of Kynren from the start to the close of each season. In addition to being involved in the technical and creative aspects of the production, this role also involves leading the cast and crew during rehearsals and throughout the performance season.

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Associate Producer

Acting as a hub and support the Creative Director, the Producer and Executive Producer in co-ordinating all activities undertaken by various departments within the organisation, you will ensure that deadlines are met and that preparations for the show run smoothly. This project management role is pivotal in enabling the creative team to concentrate on the creative aspects, and head of departments to deliver on their respective mandates.

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