MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Reporting jointly to the Artistic Director (AD) and Executive Director (ED), the Marketing and Communications Director (MCD) is a full-time exempt position located in the Drama League’s center in New York City. This position supports the mission, programs, and public events of The Drama League by designing, executing, and overseeing compelling messaging in the following avenues: marketing, publicity, advertising, web, social media, membership, ticket sales, and brand awareness. The Marketing and Communications Director will launch a new marketing and communications team of a small but growing arts nonprofit with an acclaimed history of support services for the professional theater field.
The Marketing and Communications Director oversees two direct reports (the Membership Manager and the Media Associate), as well as an external publicist on retainer. Leading this team, the MCD will develop, design, execute and evaluate marketing strategies for the programmatic activity of The Drama League, both to maximize revenue and increase awareness of TDL’s mission, programs and events. The MCD coordinates with the artistic, development, and administrative departments to effectively communicate strategies internally and externally for success.
TRAITS AND CHARACTERISTICS
The MD must be an exceptional, passionate and articulate arts professional with a demonstrated record of marketing and communications experience in a non-profit setting. The ideal candidate will be committed to collaboration and teamwork. Working in a multi-tasking environment on multiple simultaneous priorities, the MCD is a superb communicator to constituencies inside and outside of the organization.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The Drama League offers a competitive salary, bonus opportunities, health/vision/dental insurance, generous PTO and holidays, in addition to a supportive work environment.
TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and a professional resume demonstrating professional experience in marketing and communications to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.
The Drama League depends on dozens of dedicated, enthusiastic volunteers to assist with special performances, office tasks, theater outings, and event management. These volunteers are part of our “Backstage Crew,” a dedicated support and social group.
The Drama League Backstage Crew is a select set of individuals who assist on the annual Benefit Gala, the legendary Drama League Awards, the city-wide festival showcasing new artists, DirectorFest, and dozens of other industry events. Backstage Crew members receive advance notice, industry perks, private get-togethers, and an opportunity to network with other theatre professionals and advocates.
To become a part of the Backstage Crew or for more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Drama League of New York, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in fellowship and residency artist selection, selection of volunteers, employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment for any employee, program recipient, volunteer or job applicant on the bases of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.