Arts Outreach Coordinator | Playbill

Arts Outreach Coordinator

CATEGORY: Administrative

Edlavitch DCJCC
Washington, DC

Job Details


Employment Type: Full Time, Year-Round, Salaried (Exempt)
Special Considerations:
Occasional evening and weekend availability is essential. Full availability for annual May JxJ Festival is a requirement.
Health, vacation, and retirement benefits. Transportation and gym access benefits.


The Edlavitch DCJCC (EDCJCC) is the Jewish community’s address in our nation’s capital, providing uniquely urban educational, social, cultural and fitness programs to the DC community inside and outside the beltway. Theater J and JxJ are programs of the EDCJCC

Theater J is a nationally renowned, professional theater that celebrates, explores, and struggles with the complexities and nuances of both the Jewish experience and the universal human condition. Theater J presents six productions each year.

JxJ is the EDCJCC’s multidisciplinary arts project that encompasses the Washington Jewish Film and Music Festivals alongside hybrid arts programming. The public programming of JxJ is split between a major annual Festival in May and a set of year-round offerings.


The EDCJCC Arts Outreach Coordinator leads outreach, audience development, and community engagement efforts for Theater J and JxJ, and operates out of the EDCJCC’s centralized Marketing and Development department. The EDCJCC Arts Outreach Coordinator reports to both the Managing Director of Theater J and the Director of Communications and Operations of JxJ.


· Plan and implement outreach to community groups, including within and outside the Jewish community, to forge deep, engaged, and meaningful relationships, targeting groups and communities throughout the year in order to increase attendance and group sales at Theater J and JxJ performances and programs.

· Work with EDCJCC Marketing team to create and implement social media campaigns, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and other platforms heavily used by audience segments.

· Manage Public Relations firms to generate and track press coverage, including reviews, features, and listings, both locally and nationally. Expand public relations efforts to increase national profile, with a particular focus on Jewish groups visiting DC.

· Lead efforts to sell advertising space in Theater J’s programs, focusing on building relationships with local businesses.

· Help programming staff with crafting panel discussions by tapping into subject matter experts at partner organizations.

· Work with the Theater J Council and JxJ Council on outreach strategies.

· Manage and expand Theater J’s Passports Free Ticket Program, designed to provide access to critically underserved communities.

· Help to develop and manage partnerships with schools, both local and national.

· Collaborate with other EDCJCC programs to promote events.


· Prior outreach or communications experience, preferably in the arts

· Passion for theater, film, and/or music programming

· Outstanding collaborator, team player, and proactive problem solver

· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

· Ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines

· Ability to participate ‘hands on’ in all aspect of event setup, management, and breakdown

· Commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Please use “Arts Outreach Coordinator” in the email subject line. We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


Sep 1, 2022 -





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