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Head of Marketing, Communications and Member Events

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British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA)
04 September 2013
17 September 2013
Vick Bain
Central London
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Responsible for all mar-comms and events for members within BASCA and marketing to potential members in order to drive up recruitment.  This is a new role, an exciting opportunity to enact real change, and will require someone with a good track record of running successful campaigns.  

Key Responsibilities will be

  • Management of membership team
  • Devising and implementing multi-channel marketing campaigns and managing their effectiveness to drive membership recruitment and retention
  • Overseeing production of all marketing material
  • Overall responsibility for all membership communications, both print and digital, including editorial responsibility for the magazine
  • Responsible for content, tone of voice and reporting
  • Writing of press releases to appropriate journalistic contacts as and when required
  • Delivering and developing membership events
  • Liaising with other industry organisations to assist with or market events that will be of benefit to BASCA members

Necessary Experience and Skills:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant marketing, communications and events experience
  • Experience of planning and running social and new media campaigns
  • Experience of Photoshop, Indesign and CMS systems
  • Creative writing and editorial experience
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Strong project management and organisation skills
  • Self-motivated, shows initiative with the ability to work autonomously
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure, flexibility, reliability


  • Evidence of success in membership recruitment
  • Music industry experience
  • Understanding and appreciation for all genres of music

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British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA)

BASCA, the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, is the professional association for music writers of all genres in the UK and is the single voice for British music creators.