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Marketing Communications Officer

Vacancy details

  • Department: Marketing
  • Location: Production Park
  • Reporting to: Marketing Communications Manager
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Application Closing date: 30th September 2021
  • Hours: Total of 40 hours per week (typical working day 0830-1730)
  • Salary range: £20,000 to £25,000 (Dependent on experience)


The role of Marketing Communications Officer will be part of a newly formed group-wide marketing department responsible for raising the awareness and enhancing the reputation of the Production Park group of companies through multichannel and creative marketing activity.

The Production Park Group includes:

  • Production Park - the destination - the campus on which all members of the group and over 20 tenants (live events businesses) are located.
  • Backstage Academy - the higher education provider - a small & specialist institution with over 200 students offering degrees for the live events industry.
  • Production Park Studios - the studios - rehearsal studios in Yorkshire and London.
  • XPLOR - the innovation centre - a research and innovation centre for the live events industry.

This is a rare opportunity for a creative marketer to work in a truly unique environment in the heart of the live events industry - a place where the world’s biggest artists come to rehearse and build their sets, where industry professionals innovate, and where the next generation of live events professionals are born.

Success will be measured differently depending on the group member. For example, for Backstage Academy, success will ultimately be measured by student recruitment and commercial training revenue. For Production Park Studios, success will be measured by studio bookings including events.

Experience of marketing in the creative industries and/or higher education would be beneficial.

Benefits of joining the Backstage Academy team: 

  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays 
  • Pension 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Employee Lunches provided 
  • Voluntary Health Cash Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Programme (24/7 mental health & wellbeing support, financial advice & legal information, childcare support & family issues advice etc.) 
  • Free car parking 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Staff development and training opportunities

How to apply

To apply, please download and complete the Vacancy Application Form and the Equal Opportunities Form and email to by no later than 9am on Wednesday 30th September 2021.


If you have any questions about this role, please contact us on 01977 659880 or email our Marketing Communications Manager, Emma Cook, at