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FULL TIME

MARKETING AND MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER

Position Summary

The Marketing and Media Relations Manager leads all press relations by cultivating relationships with media outlets and developing and organizing media opportunities. This position is a vital part of the marketing department and works closely with the Director of Brand and Marketing to create and implement strategies to sell, market, promote and publicize the theatre and its programming. This position reports directly to the Director of Brand and Marketing and is ideal for a creative, detail-oriented, and personable storyteller who is a great communicator, able to think outside of the box to find innovative solutions to challenges, and wants to be a part of a dynamic, fast-paced and beloved Baltimore cultural institution.

Everyman Theatre is a non-profit organization with a resident ensemble of artists from the Baltimore/Washington area dedicated to presenting high quality plays that are affordable & accessible to everyone. The Theatre is committed to embodying the promise of its name.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Lead Everyman’s press and media relations by:
    • Developing a press and media relations strategy
    • Creating content for and sending press releases / media advisories
    • Seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media by pitching story ideas to outlets that have genuine interest/likelihood to cover Everyman programming and activities
    • Serving as main point of contact for members of media
    • Developing, leveraging and maintaining a healthy and positive relationship with Everyman’s existing media relationships while cultivating new media contacts
    • Managing media inquiries and interview requests by organizing and scheduling interviews; acting as a liaison between those involved with interviews; attending all interviews and media events; prepping interviewees with strategic information prior to interviews; facilitating excellent communication inter-departmentally within Everyman, including with actors and designers through stage management; and ensuring adherence to union rules
    • Selecting compelling production photos and audio clips for use in the media
    • Monitoring, analyzing and communicating PR results on a regular basis
    • Maintaining a comprehensive media list (TV, radio, web, print)
    • Evaluating and pursuing opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising on an on-going basis.
    • Maintaining a keen understanding of industry trends affecting theatre and making appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them
  • Be a major social media contributor on Everyman’s social media platforms; collaborating with Everyman’s social media team to ensure optimum execution of social media goals and strategies for shows, seasons and the institution as a whole; assisting to generate content that encourages active user engagement
  • Assist on the development of marketing pieces like season brochures, single ticket mailers and more in a range of areas including: copywriting, art direction, pricing strategy, communication strategy, mailing list strategy, proofreading, and more
  • Serve as a key liaison between the marketing department and the box office to ensure marketing initiatives (discounts, subscriptions, etc.)  are properly integrated within Everyman’s ticketing system and executed as intended
  • Coordinate with and facilitate communication between external vendors and contractors to ensure adherence to deliverables, deadlines and quality standards
  • Maintain and sometimes create reports as needed to track relevant marketing metrics (i.e. ticket sales, etc.) and report them regularly to the Director of Brand and Marketing
  • Manage e-blasts to Everyman’s mailing list by creating content both individually and as part of a team
  • Assist the Director of Brand and Marketing in developing successful marketing and branding strategies, goals, budgets and tactics
  • Manage special projects, events, research and reports as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Skills:
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills including discretion, the ability to meet deadlines and anticipate needs of the marketing department and of the organization
  • At least three years public relations experience
  • Demonstrated ability of marketing and public relations best practices and strategies
  • Strong creative, strategic and analytical skills
  • Ability to develop and carry out a plan/concept from start to finish, either on your own or as part of the team
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have the maturity, humor and character to support a team, leading when necessary and being led when appropriate.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities effectively and self-direct
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs, including but not limited to Excel & Word.
  • Knowledge of ticketing systems, email marketing platforms and Drupal a plus
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with individuals.
  • Flexibility to adjust schedule as needed for support at events, which frequently occur on evenings and weekends, and interviews, which occur at the convenience of the media outlets.
  • Knowledge of and/or passion for the theatrical arts a plus

This position is full time and requires some off-peak hours for events and media opportunities. Compensation is competitive with similar positions throughout the country and will be commensurate with experience.

Everyman Theatre is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse environment and to the principles that promote inclusive practices. Individuals from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit resume, cover letter, writing sample, and 3 references to jobs@everymantheatre.org and include "Your Name, MARKETING & MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER" in the subject Line. We will not contact references without your knowledge.

 


PART TIME

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANT

The Community Engagement Assistant functions as a critical member of the Education and Community Engagement Department. This position is an exciting addition to the Education and CE staff and is responsible for coordinating, liaising, facilitating, and working on Everyman Theatre’s Community Engagement project, events, and initiatives.

This position is ideal for a proactive, dynamic, flexible, innovative arts administrator, and/or educator who desires a multi-faceted position that allows for flexibility and promotes equity through theatrical engagement. The Ed/CE Assistant will be responsible for communicating as a first point of contact for the department, overseeing day-of logistics and programming for CE events, and prioritizing attending community gatherings to be an ambassador for Everyman Theatre Education and Community Engagement.

This position reports directly to the Director of Education and Community Engagement.

Specific Responsibilities

AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT:

  • Leads post-show discussions exploring theme and process patrons and students
  • Facilitates pre-show discussions with artists
  • Connects current audiences to a deeper understanding and appreciation of the work onstage

AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT:

  • Identifies key populations to foster stronger relationships with.
  • Invests in cultivating authentic relationships with community members through traditional and innovative methodologies
  • Ambassador Everyman programming by attending fairs, festivals, and community gatherings to share information about the organization.
  • Facilitates workshops, discussions, and explorations of themes from the season’s plays with community members on and off-site.

COMMUNITY CONNECTION:

  • Creates pathways to builds bridges between the community and patronage
  • Curates experiences and develops initiatives that connect partners to theater and the city of Baltimore.
  • Facilitates activities that generate dialogues about issues relevant to specific populations and productions onstage.
  • Supervise and administrate services provided to the community connected to Education.

The department seeks to develop relationships with unaffiliated and affiliated communities, sparks civic dialogue and highlights how the themes in our productions have parallel resonances in Baltimore and beyond.

Core Values:

Localism

  • We explore issues and continue conversations that resonate with communities in Baltimore
  • We embrace the value of each individual resident of Baltimore city.

Exchange

  • We strive to build bridges prioritizing collaboration across lines of difference — race/ethnicity, age, place and partnership- developing programming and providing services that activate community through dialogue and theatrical exchange.
  • We believe in the power of civic engagement and their responsibility of citizen artists and cultural institutions to make space for discourse.

Life Long Learning

  • We believe in life-long learning through the arts and that we are made more full as an organization through the people we meet and have the opportunity to work with through Community Engagement.
Qualifications & Skills:
  • At least 2-3 years of previous administrative, education, and/or community based work experience.
  • Facilitation experience a must. Teaching or Teaching Artist experience a plus.
  • Experience in event planning, logistics coordination, or artistic production welcome.
  • Shared philosophical values inherent in Everyman Theatre’s mission
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Embraces an attitude of flexibility and warmth.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively promoting teamwork, accepting constructive criticism and implementing effective problem-solving.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, organize and complete complex tasks and prioritize multiple assignments and deliver on a timely basis
  • Ability to interact with the diverse constituents in age, background, and role to the departments as parents, students, donors, teachers, and key community partners.
  • Must have valid driver's license and a car.
  • Ideal candidate lives in Baltimore and has a strong connection to what makes the city of Baltimore special.

The position will require non-traditional hours given the nature of the work and will include weekends depending on programming.

Everyman Theatre is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse environment and to the principles that promote inclusive practices. Individuals from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.

COMMITMENT: This position is a part-time position working no more than 20 hours a week for a season. This is an hourly paid position resulting in a stipend of $10,000. End of August 2018-June 30, 2019

To apply, submit letter of interest, resume, and 3 references to jobs@everymantheatre.org and include "Your Name, Community Engagement Assistant" in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Everyman Theatre is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse environment and to the principles that promote inclusive practices. Individuals from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.


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