Director of Communications

Director of Communications

CATEGORY: Administrative

Parity Productions
New York, NY 10011

Job Details


Parity Productions promotes parity by empowering women and gender-expansive artists in theater.  In fulfilling our mission, we:

  • Commission original plays 
  • Produce and promote the work of playwrights, directors, and designers
  • Provide opportunities for underrepresented voices to work in theatre

    • Oversee all external company communications
    • Develop and execute marketing plans based on Parity’s artistic content, mission and branding
    • Oversee all branding for website, advertisements, marketing materials, etc (with Graphics & Media Manager)
    • Develop and manage all press relationships
    • Maintain company websites (with Graphics & Media Manager) 
    • Write and/or proofread copy for all marketing materials
    • Maintain all Social Media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) with Social Media Manager
    • Manage all email marketing/newsletters (with Graphics & Media Manager)
    • Produce Parity marketing and fundraising events (Awards Ceremony & Celebration, plus table readings and live readings)
    • Develop promotional materials for Fundraising Events, Plays and Readings, Artists, Partners, and Affiliates
    • Conduct outreach and distribution of marketing materials for events and productions
    • Support outreach to artists
    • Oversee Parity Database:
    • Oversee The Parity Store:
    • Market the Sylvia Sleigh Endowment to Parity Productions:


Salary: $32-42K, depending on experience


  • 3-5 years of experience with Content Development
    • Program and Event Descriptions
    • Marketing and Promotions
    • Proposals, specifications, technical documents
  • 3-5 years of experience in Branding, Marketing Communication, and Strategy
  • 3-5 years of experience in Press Relations and Communication Management
  • Familiarity with audience development strategies, graphic design, e-commerce, social media strategies, SEO, and digital marketing
  • Desire and motivation to guide and represent Parity’s mission in the arts community
  • Ready to develop, implement, and lead an overall communications strategy
  • Knowledge of and/or strong interest in performing arts
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Familiarity with Squarespace and Shopify a plus
  • Familiarity with marketing works of fine arts for sale a plus
Please submit a resume and cover letter to the email address below. We welcome applicants from backgrounds and communities that are traditionally underrepresented in the arts.


April 12, 2021 -





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