Sheffield Oratorio Chorus see a Marketing and Audience Development Project Officer


SHEFFIELD ORATORIO CHORUS - Marketing and Audience Development Project –self-employed contract

Sheffield Oratorio Chorus seeks to rebuild its chorus after pandemic lockdown.

- SOC wants to find innovative ways of recruiting new members

- SOC wishes to review and take forward the organisation of its marketing and audience development strategies.

We wish to engage an individual on a self employed contract, specifically to research and work with our committee on efficient management of:

- SOC’s presence on social media including our own website

- Preparation and distribution of our press releases

- Preparation and distribution of our marketing and publicity material

- New member recruitment and retention

- Ways of attracting new audiences/increasing audience numbers

- Ways of attracting advertising income

Self-employed contract - the contract is initially for 6 months and a maximum of 100 hours. Weekly working hours will be negotiated with the project manager/s. The hourly rate will be £15-£20 per hour depending on experience. The contract may be extended further at the discretion of SOC committee.

Supervision of the project

- Progress will be reviewed regularly by the committee member/s designated

as project manager/s.

- Attendance at SOC committee or sub-committee meetings may be required.

- At the end of the contract, a report on the progress achieved will be

presented by the person who has conducted the review to SOC committee.

Application process

- Applicants should send a brief CV including the name of one referee to the SOC

Hon. Secretary Janet Smith by e-mail at

- They should indicate the date when they might be able to begin work.

- The closing date for applications is 15.6.2022.

Applicants will be notified by e-mail if they have been shortlisted by 23.6.2022

Further information about SOC can be found at

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