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Marketing & Communications Officer

Are you our next Marketing and Communications Officer? We are seeking an individual passionate about telling stories and connecting with new audiences to lead the delivery of Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s marketing and communications. This is a full-time role based in our home theatre in Fremantle.

Working with our small, dedicated team, the Marketing & Communications Officer is responsible for the development and delivery of key marketing and audience/stakeholder engagement strategies for the company, campaign design and delivery. The Marketing and Communications Officer is a custodian of the Spare Parts Puppet Theatre brand and ensuring it is consistently implemented and articulated across the organization, and manages external communications and social media.


The successful applicant will enjoy thinking creatively in their approach to marketing and problem solving, be proficient in digital marketing, have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, be data and detail oriented and will work well as part of a team.

The role requires demonstrated experience in marketing/communications. Candidates with experience in the arts or entertainment industries or a passion for the arts will be considered favourably.


Based in Fremantle, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre is Australia’s flagship puppetry company, dedicated to the development and creation of the artform. Through puppetry we share stories that celebrate what it is to be human; connecting audiences across generations.

Over the course of our 40 year history we have entertained and enriched the lives of millions of audience members both in Australia and abroad.

Our annual artistic program includes performances at our home theatre in Fremantle, touring to schools, theatres and festivals across Australia and abroad, puppetry workshops for children and adults, and artists training and development programs.


The successful applicant will possess the following skills, experience and attitudes:

  • An energetic and passionate marketer with demonstrated experience in a marketing and/or communications role
  • A creative and analytical approach to marketing and communications
  • Self motivated, independent thinker with strong organisational and project management skills
  • Confident communicator with well-developed interpersonal communication skills, including copywriting
  • Strong understanding of social media and experience managing social media accounts
  • Computer skills and experience in MailChimp or direct mail platforms, CRM + ticketing platforms, Photoshop/Canva highly desirable.
  • Experience in the arts, not-for-profit sector and/or education sectors (preferred, not essential)


We strongly encourage applications from First Nations people, those who are culturally and linguistically diverse, people of all abilities, and people from LGBTQIA+ communities.

Download a full position description here.


To apply send a cover letter addressing the selection criteria (2 pages max) and a current CV with a minimum of two referees to ep@sppt.asn.au by the closing date. The cover letter should address the Selection Criteria as listed above. Applicants are encouraged to acquaint themselves with our values, be creative in their applications and provide examples of their work if they wish. Applications close at Midnight on Sunday 12 June 2022.

For more information contact: Katie Henebery, Executive Producer, ep@sppt.asn.au


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