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The Robertson Trust Award

The Robertson Trust Award

Exciting times at Triple Act with award of £24,000 

Triple Act Theatre & Arts are delighted to announce they have been awarded multi-year funding from The Roberston Trust for three years totalling £24,000.  Triple Act will use the funding to deliver our new Early Years programme for families and children in the Three Towns and across North Ayrshire. The work will build strong relationships, enhance child development, build confidence and creativity, and improve overall health and wellbeing. 

Kate Stevens, Director at Triple Act Theatre & Arts said, “We are absolutely delighted that Triple Act Theatre & Arts has been awarded £24,000 by The Robertson Trust. This funding will enable us to develop and strengthen our Early Years outreach in the Three Towns and across North Ayrshire. Despite the ongoing challenges of the last couple of years, it has been a very exciting time for Triple Act with performance opportunities for our Junior and Senior Youth Theatre alongside out Technical & Theatre Production team, and our Adult Drama and Community Choir groups. We are incredibly grateful to The Robertson Trust for this funding support, that will help us grow and develop within the community.” 

The Robertson Trust said, “We are pleased that we have been able to offer a multi-year award to Triple Act Theatre and Arts to support its Early Years Programme. Through this project, parents and children from 12 months to 7 years old will be able to participate in drama activities and to develop skills, confidence and nurture new relationships. This project supports our focus to alleviate and prevent the effects of poverty and trauma on people living in Scotland and we look forward to seeing how the work progresses over the next three years.” 

The Robertson Trust is currently the largest independent grant-making trust in Scotland. Inspired by the example of its founders, the Robertson Sisters, it has a vision for a fair and compassionate Scotland where everyone is valued and able to flourish. For more information, please visit www.therobertsontrust.org.uk 

Job Opportunity: Admin & Marketing Assistant

Job Opportunity: Admin & Marketing Assistant

Triple Act Theatre & Arts is looking for a creative, energetic, enthusiastic Admin and Marketing Assistant to help us grow our audience and keep them engaged. 

This post would be suitable for an individual who really gets brand, content and social media and has experience planning, creating, monitoring and evaluating marketing channels. 

The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of a range of marketing channels and will be comfortable creating engaging content on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to range of audiences. 

They will have excellent organisational and administrative skills and be able to produce reports using Excel, Word and PowerPoint. 

For more detailed information about the Organisation please see the accompanying document – Triple-Act-Theatre-and-Arts-Background-Information

Responsible to: Director 


Job Overview 

The Admin & Marketing Assistant will focus on: 

  • Ensuring all Triple Act’s marketing channels reflect our vision, mission, objectives and values. 
  • Assisting with the planning, creating and monitoring of marketing campaigns to increase brand awareness and engagement with participants, funders and other key stakeholders. 
  • Providing Administrative support to the Director and the Creative Learning Officer. 

Keys Tasks and Responsibilities 

  • Proactively come up with amazing creative content ideas that deliver big results 
  • Responsible for leading the content process, from idea creation right through to development and execution 
  • Responsible for making sure that content is delivered on time and to the best possible standard 
  • Create planned and reactive content in quick turnaround times 
  • Work closely with the Director and the Creative Learning Officer to ensure the content is in line with the programme 
  • Deliver content across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media channels 
  • Create and execute content strategies and plans 
  • Plan and balance everyday content with larger scale activations 
  • Write social media copy that’s on-brand and has bucket loads of personality 
  • Use social listening and media monitoring tools to spot opportunities for content and understand what people say/ feel about our brand 
  • Plan and manage social media budgets 
  • Manage the social media community, embracing our tone of voice and personality to have meaningful conversations with participants 
  • Work with external partners such as workshop facilitators, venues and funders 
  • Reach goals set by the Director for customer participation and volunteer engagement. 
  • Prepare monitoring and evaluation reports for funders, Director and Board. 
  • Increase the membership and the visibility of the company within Ayrshire. 
  • Liaise with marketing and the Press to ensure adequate, appropriate promotions for events. 
  • Manage Eventbrite profile and post classes, workshops and events 
  • Updating website 
  • Create and monitor email marketing campaigns 
  • Manage Membership admin 
  • General office duties and adhoc projects 


Personal Specification 


  • Well organised and methodical, able to work to tight deadlines. 
  • Enthusiastic, positive and energetic self-starter. 
  • Experience planning and creating digital content. 
  • Proven track record increasing presence and engagement on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 
  • Understands the marketing mix and knows how to use it for the most impact. 
  • Basic design skills and eye for detail. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Some experience creating email marketing e.g. Mailchimp 
  • The ability to work flexibly with a busy and changing organisation. 
  • An understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities and diversity. 
  • Good administrative skills. 



  • Knowledge of or experience of working in a Performing Arts organisation and or Registered Charity 
  • Graphic design skills, working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud and/or Canva 
  • Excellent copywriting skills 
  • Working knowledge of Mailchimp, Eventbrite and Join it 
  • Experience of creating small film clips for social media marketing and film editing. 
  • WordPress CMS experience 
  • Experience producing monitoring and evaluation reports for marketing campaign 
  • Experience producing KPI reports for social media platforms. 


Financial details 

£18,018 pro rata [=£6,178 for a 12-hour week] rising in line with real living wage 

12 hours (flexible) We have a permanent office in Ardrossan, but a high proportion of the work can be done remotely. 

Temporary. Three month probationary period. One month notice thereafter 

Holiday Entitlement: 20 days plus 10 public holidays (pro rata); Pension: 3% employers’ contribution. 


How to Apply 

Please send your CV setting out your skills and experience, a cover letter clearly demonstrating your suitability for the role and Equalities-Monitoring-Form to info@tripleact.co.uk to us by midnight on Sunday 13th March 2022. 

 Alternatively, you may submit your CV and Equalities Monitoring Form alongside a video or audio recording detailing why you are suitable for the role.   

Closing Date: Sunday 13th March 2021, 12am 

Interview Date: w/c Monday 21st March 2022
Proposed Start Date: Monday 4th April 2022