Marketing Assistant

The Wilma Theater

The Marketing Assistant’s primary responsibility is to manage day-to-day marketing activities relating to subscription and single ticket sales for Wilma and PTC performances, and implement marketing strategies to both retain current patrons and attract new audiences. The position works in both administrative locations, receives direction from the Marketing Director, and interacts regularly with employees of both organizations, including the Managing Directors, Artistic Directors, and other marketing and box office staff members.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in implementation of marketing campaigns (subscription, single ticket, and groups) in conjunction with the Marketing Director.
  • Assist with the implementation of the media plan: monitor ad deadlines and ensure timely submission of materials for online media outlets, print, radio and TV.
  • Participate in organizational and department meetings as needed.
  • Assist PR and Graphic Design staff and consultants as needed.
  • Assist with creation and coordination of marketing partnerships.
  • Implement and support social media campaigns based on the independent needs of each organization.
  • Organize distribution of posters and postcards throughout the area.
  • Set up and track discount requests with Box Office.
  • Maintain direct mail inventory and postage schedules per production.
  • Track and log marketing expenses and review with Marketing Director.
  • Coordination and staffing of community events. (outdoor festivals, community events).
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned by the Marketing Director.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Minimum one year working in a busy, high energy marketing environment in a marketing or administrative role.

  • Excellent project management & analytical skills.
  • Ability to plan, establish priorities and handle multiple tasks. 
  • Ability to work efficiently in busy times with careful attention to detail.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office and Google Drive.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic person with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be available to work during shows/events as required.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Tessitura or similar system preferred.
  • Not-for-profit arts related experience 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, advertising or related field
  • Passion for theater preferred.

Salary low to mid 30s plus benefits.

Education Level: 
Bachelor's Degree
To Apply

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and three references to Shawn Stone, Marketing Director, at SStone@WilmaTheater.org.  Additional writing samples may be requested of those called in to interview. No phone calls please.

The Wilma Theater is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants who understand and embrace the Wilma’s multi-faceted mission to create living adventurous art; to reflect on the complexities of contemporary life; to present bold, original, well-crafted productions; and to represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and styles.