Marketing and Press Manager – TADA! Youth Theater

WHO: TADA! Youth Theater

POSITION: Marketing and Press Manager

DESCRIPTION: TADA! Youth Theater, the Drama Desk Award-winning home for original family musicals, classes, school programs and more, requires a highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter to act as Marketing & Press Manager. This position is responsible for developing a marketing plan with the assistance of Managing Director and other departments, and executing said plan to promote productions and year-round classes and camps as well as maintaining and growing brand identity, web presence (including extensive social media), media/press relationships and communications, patron data through an Access-based system and overall public recognition of the company. The Marketing & Press Manager manages a House Manager and Box Office Manager and will report to and work closely with the Managing Director.

The ideal candidate is extremely detail-oriented, results driven, a creative, entrepreneurial thinker, an excellent writer and designer with exemplary skills at achieving results and a collaborative worker, who can roll with the punches in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates will have excellent problem-solving skills; attention to detail; experience and creativity in interactive marketing, work well under pressure; take initiative, maintain fiscal responsibility, display flexibility in managing issues; and be able to multi-task many assignments of equal priority.

Specific areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:
o articulating and monitoring the organization’s brands
o raising the institution’s profile
o developing new audiences for classes, camps and productions
o maximizing registrations and ticket sales
o developing and maintaining relationships with press/media contacts though press releases and pitches
o Co-developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing plan and calendar
o Identifying, cultivating and soliciting potential community and promotional partners
o Ad/graphic design and design application
o 6-8 Direct Mail campaigns each year including shows, classes and camps and special events
o Work with Business Manager and Managing Director on budget maintenance, projections (including annual and cash flow) and reconciliations; and

College degree and hands-on experience in NY theater marketing required. Salary in low $40’s.

Looking to fill position immediately.

It is the policy of TADA! to provide employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender, and to maintain an environment free of harassment or retaliation as required by law.

To Apply: E-mail cover letter in body of email, resume attached and include salary history or target salary range and references to with subject line: Marketing & Press Manager. No phone calls please.

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