Creede Repertory Theatre
Creede, CO 81130
Job Title: Marketing Director
Salary: $45,000 - $48,000
Type: Full time, Salaried, Exempt
Benefits: Health and Vision Insurance (100% employer funded), Generous PTO policy
Reports to: Managing Director
Ideal Start Date: November 1, 2021
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:
Marketing and/or Patron Service experience in a performing arts environment or related industry.
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate with patrons, staff, company members, board members, and vendors in person, by phone, and via email.
Ability to work independently, as a collaborative team member, and team leader.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva, or similar graphic design software. Training can be made available.
Experience with Spektrix or comparable ticketing system (Tessitura, TicketAgent, Vendini, etc.). Training will be provided for Spektrix.
Prior leadership / supervisory roles with demonstrable experience in effective, collegial team building. Ability to supervise and support a diverse workforce, meeting the needs of the individuals and the collective.
English fluency required. Spanish fluency a plus.
Ability to lift 10lbs.
QUALITIES WE LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES:
Mission – Motivated and inspired by CRT’s mission and vision.
Grit - Bring determination and a strong will to the challenges and opportunities of theatre at 9,000ft.
Intentionality – Thoughtful and deliberate.
Community – Willing and eager to invest in, engage with, and create personal connections with the CRT community, including staff, company, students, patrons, board members, and town of Creede, CO.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Marketing & Communications:
Implement seasonal and long-term marketing strategies.
Ensure seasonal materials adhere to branding, themes, and messaging in design and content.
Collaborate with staff and vendors to on the design, printing, and mailing of institutional, fundraising, and seasonal materials including season brochure, program, posters, postcards, invitations, campaigns, etc.
Maintain assigned webpages.
Spearhead CRT’s social media presence.
Participate in the annual play selection process.
Represent and promote CRT at festivals and events in the region, as required.
Collaborate with the Managing Director in the creation and forecasting of CRT’s annual marketing / promotional budget and earned income projections.
Create press releases, arrange interviews, and serve as the primary liaison for Media & Press representatives.
Manage sales of program advertisements and ad trades.
Co-Supervise the Seasonal Patron Services / Front of House team with Managing Director.
Commit to CRT’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiative:
Collaborate with the EDI Co-chair(s) to determine, create, and implement CRT’s EDI priorities, initiatives, and values in every aspect of your department.
Be an active participant in formal trainings, the staff EDI book group, and other communal learning opportunities.
Participate in EDI task forces when applicable.
Creede Repertory Theatre Team Member:
Serve as a member of the administrative team.
Attend special events, performances, company functions, publicity functions, and other events as required by CRT.
Participate in all staff, company, production, design, Board of Trustees, and/or assigned committee meetings as required by CRT.
Participate in the betterment of CRT’s facilities and buildings, as needed.
Contribute to a respectful and inclusive environment in every aspect of your work.
Adhere to CRT’s community values of Artistry, Grit, Intentionality, and Community.
Engage meaningfully with the community of Creede, CO.
ABOUT CREEDE REPERTORY THEATRE:
Founded in 1966, Creede Repertory Theatre (CRT) is a 501(c)3 non-profit professional theatre company with an annual budget of $1.3M. Located at 9,000 feet in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado., the historic town of Creede offers beautiful views, hiking trails, and stunning campsites. Each season, CRT produces 7-10 plays in rotating repertory, hosts numerous musicals events and concerts, develops new works through the Headwaters New Play Program, and creates nationally recognized educational programs. As part of its values, Creede Repertory Theatre is dedicated to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in every aspect of the company; we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSION:
We want all people to thrive in our Creede theatre community. When they do, we can create theatre of exceptional quality. Over the past several years, we’ve brought a wider variety of perspectives to CRT’s stages. Although there are many forces that profit from dividing us, this extraordinary mountain town gives us an opportunity to come together. CRT is committed to creating a Culture of Belonging for everyone. Whoever you are, wherever you come from, whoever you pray to or vote for, whoever you love, however you look on the outside, whatever abilities or disabilities you hold in your body, we are committed to CRT being a place you call home. See the CRT website for our full EDI Statement, Commitments, and Updates.
Creede Repertory Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages artists from historically excluded communities to apply.
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