Marketing Manager – Samuel French, Inc.

WHO: Samuel French, Inc.

POSITION: Marketing Manager

DESCRIPTION: Samuel French, Inc., the world’s premiere theatrical publishing and licensing house, is seeking a Marketing Manager to join our diverse team of enthusiastic theatre lovers. Exceptional people make an exceptional company, and an exceptional company is a fun place to work. That is why we hire team players who are creative, engaged, and ambitious.

More about the Position:
The Marketing Manager oversees the day-to-day activities of Samuel French’s Marketing Department, including organizing and executing promotional campaigns, engaging the company’s social media networks, and developing strategies to promote titles, authors and the Samuel French brand to the theatrical community and beyond. In addition, this position coordinates, communicates and manages project timelines across multiple departments and produces print collateral and media content for the website and Online Magazine [Breaking Character].

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
•Develop and lead marketing campaigns directed to theatres nationwide.
•Manage the creation and implementation of Marketing Proposals for new acquisitions and contract renewals.
•Supervise all Social Media sites; act as Editor for [Breaking Character], overseeing all posts/graphics used on the site.
•Represent the company at national conferences dedicated to raising arts awareness in high schools. Sell company products and assist customers in selecting pieces for upcoming seasons.
•Work with the Product Development team to create supplemental products and materials for titles.
•Write original copy for the Samuel French Website, ads, e-newsletters, company catalogues and more.
•Oversee the Marketing budget – conference expenditures, author campaigns, advertising, etc.

The ideal candidate for this position is a creative thinker able to juggle multiple projects at once, have a strong work ethic, and is team player in every sense of the word. Two years relevant experience in Marketing required. Applicants must be masters of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook) and have some experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, as well as knowledge of HTML and basic blogging and social media platforms. Candidates should be so detail oriented that in their cover letter for this position, they will mention their favorite word. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and have the ability to prioritize work. A passion for theatre and knowledge of the industry is a must!

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements by email to for immediate consideration. Applicants must reference the following JOB CODE in subject line of email: MKTNY-0610.

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