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We are Contact – a theatre and performing arts venue on Manchester’s Oxford Road.  We create and produce our own shows, host tours from some of the best theatre companies in the world and develop the next generation of artists, performers and community leaders.   

Contact is looking for a Freelance Audience Outreach Officer, with a specialism in Access and Creative Access Provisions, to promote our Autumn 2022 season of work.  

The Freelance Audience Outreach Officer will support our Marketing and Communications team to connect with communities, services and individuals that support those with a range of access needs, promoting our performances with access provisions embedded, ranging from BSL to captioning and relaxed conditions.  

The Freelance Audience Outreach Officer will also distribute a set number of free tickets for individuals or groups, as well as sharing our access trailer with those who would most benefit from these performances.  

Please note, this role can be worked remotely and in line with any requirements of the Freelance Audience Outreach Officer.  

Terms of Contract 

  • Job Title: Freelance Audience Outreach Officer 
  • Dates: 5 days, dates and work plan to be determined with Marketing and Communications Manager 
  • Fee: £700  

 How to apply 

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and a short expression of interest (200 words) briefly explaining your creative background or interests, any relevant experience to the role and why you would like to take the role. Send to daisyobrien@contactmcr.com by Friday 30 September.  

 Your expression of interest can be sent in writing, video or voice note format 

Contact has a long-standing commitment to diversity in its programming, producing, staffing and community engagement.  We actively seek applications from the widest range of people and from all sectors of the community.  Candidates with a disability who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.  

Contact is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  For all successful roles we require an enhanced disclosure and barring certificate as part of our recruitment checks.