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Marketing Manager

The 99 Club


The 99 Club is an award winning comedy company, working with some of the finest comedians in the country and managing a busy programme of daily comedy shows in a number of West End locations. The 99 Club has been awarded Best London Comedy Club at the Chortle Awards for the last five years and the Best UK Club 2015. We work with a large pool of extremely talented national and international comedians, who regularly appear on TV shows such as Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, Russell Howard’s Good News, Never Mind The Buzzcocks and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow. We regularly host nights at multiple central London locations, catering for both public and private events. We pride ourselves on the quality of the comedy acts, the excellent customer service, and the successful partnerships with venues.


The Team


We have a small core team, working on a busy programme of over 10 shows per week, as well as on Christmas parties, private bookings and one-off gigs. The team meets regularly (2 days a week) in a Central London location and the rest of the work is done from home or from one of our partner venues. 


The Post


We are now expanding and looking to hire an experienced Marketing Manager, who can join us in the busiest period for the company. The main purpose of the role is hitting sales targets and promoting our Christmas packages to corporate clients, as well as marketing our regular shows and expanding our audience base.







·      To achieve sales targets and actively promote The 99 Club’s Christmas packages to existing and potential customers

·      To research and identify new markets and sales opportunities

·      To develop strategies for corporate businesses

·      To develop strategies for consumer businesses

·      Direct sales and client liaison for group & corporate bookings

·      To conduct market research including cold-calling

·      To develop relationships with target audiences and to manage customer communication

·      To liaise with events companies and develop new partnerships


Campaigns and Projects


·      To lead and manage production marketing campaigns

·      To develop and implement agreed research and evaluation

·      To assist in the delivery of advertising campaigns within the approved budget



·      To be responsible for branding identity and continuity for both visual and written communications (use of logo, corporate colours, signage, photography, video)

·      To maintain and regularly update the website

·      To take lead responsibility for the creation of content, development and management of The 99 Club’s website and social networks

·      To compile regular e-newsletters, sales letters, press releases and special offers

·      To ensure effective use of e-marketing as part of the company’s overall marketing strategy, working closely with the Assistant Producers to increase the number of email addresses held

·      To lead and co-ordinate The 99 Club’s marketing and communications strategy off and on-line, and manage all digital platforms and social media

·      To act as a point of contact for press enquiries and to create a profitable network of Press/PR contacts

·      To lead on the creation of all artistic/publicity images in line with company brand guidelines


General and Administrative Duties

·      To maintain departmental systems, filing and archives as required

·      To contribute to the collection of audience / show data

·      To use Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop (or other design programme)

·      To attend regular staff meeting



Essential Experience/Skills

·      A degree in Marketing or Arts Marketing

·      At least 3 years professional employment in Arts Marketing

·      Demonstrative rigour in research and ability to identify new markets

·      Proven track of achieving sales targets

·      Good eye for design and publicity image aesthetics

·      Ability to network and form contacts across arts and creative industries

·   Strong writing, language and proofreading skills

·   Ability to work collaboratively in a small team and from different locations as well as from home

·   Excellent oral and written communication, time-management and presentation skills

·   Ability to deliver results in a timely manner, adhering to tight deadlines and often reacting to last minute changes

·   Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi-task across several projects and urgent tasks

·   Ability to work flexible shifts and be adaptable to new challenges

·   Experience in e-marketing and website management

·   Excellent telephone manner and interpersonal skills

·   Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Photoshop at a high level


Desirable Experience/Skills


·      An interest in comedy

·      A creative thinker with a good sense of humour

·      Experience in sales within the corporate industry




Type of Contract:              Permanent, full-time

Reporting to:                    General Manager

Probationary Period:        2 months

Hours:                              45 hours a week including 1-2 evenings on the company’s Reservation Line

Salary:                             25K plus bonuses based on performance

Holiday Entitlement:        5 weeks (plus 3 Bank Holidays around Christmas and New Year’s Eve)




Please send your CV and Cover Letter, indicating how you would fulfil the requirements of the Job Description and Person Specification, And the Equal Opportunities Form by email to:


Anastasiya Trayanova (General Manager)


Deadline for applications is Sunday 18th October 2015. Successful applicants will be invited for an interview on Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th October 2015.


We regret to inform that we are unable to provide individual feedback due to the high volume of applications we are anticipating to receive.


Thank you for your interest in The 99 Club.






Promotions Team Member

Are you enthusiastic and outgoing? The 99 Club is an award winning comedy club and we are looking for friendly, motivated and confident people to join our sales team.

Your main duties will be selling our shows to the general public, engaging them in conversation while distributing flyers. You will be dealing with the public each day, so you must have excellent spoken English.

Shifts are available every evening of the week, but we are particularly looking for people who can work on Fridays and Saturdays. Opportunities are currently available in Central London.

You also get free entry to all of our comedy clubs - you'll find this is a pleasant and friendly team and a great way to earn extra cash and have fun.

Please email with a copy of your CV and a paragraph about why you think you're right for the job.