The Marketing and Operations Director is responsible for planning and implementing all marketing and media aspects for Jubilee Theatre, while managing the daily operations of the Box Office Staff and Patron Services. Develop annual season brochure for subscription ticket renewal and new acquisition sales campaign. Develop strategies for advertising/promotions of individual shows and the sale of individual tickets. Write and distribute all press releases for productions and projects. Manage and promote a Public Relations campaign with press and critics, pitching stories for advance feature articles and interviews with guest artists, directors and playwrights. Pursue reviewing Press for each production and confirm Press Comps for each critic. Maintain an updated Media List for Jubilee Theatre. Develop concepts and schedule all print/electronic advertising and promotions efforts. Develop all post/cards/flyers/posters/etc. Obtain print quotes and work with all print vendors. Make certain all promotional materials are printed and distributed in a timely manner. Coordinate with the Stage Manager for artist/tech crew information for playbill magazine. Compose/edit/proof all playbill copy, photography and artwork directly with playbill publisher for each production. Adhere to Rights and Royalty License agreements for proper playbill billing and placement. Oversee the management of the organization's website ensuring that information remains updated, current and correct. Develop and manage all patron mailings, including season brochures, subscription ticket packets, show flyers etc. Ability to stay current in social media trends. Develop engaging content using clickbait, video and graphics. Monitor and analyze social media traffic results.
Operations and Administrative
Handle and/or oversee all administrative tasks of the organization. Receive and review online and credit card sales reports from Box Office Manager, forward reports to Managing Director. Maintain inventory of office equipment, leases, and purchases. Supervise Box Office staff. Serve as support when needed for front of the house activities. Develop and document Standard Operating Procedures for each function.
Four-year degree in marketing, advertising, arts management, or related field preferred or minimum of three years of significant experience but position will be open to individuals who have completed at least 84 hours of college credit. Superior writing, organization, and communication skills. Strong computer skills required in MS Word and Excel, Adobe Photoshop and In-Design and knowledge of HTML and back-end utilities; experience with Access and QuickBooks a plus, but not required. Flexible, interpersonal skills, initiative, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work alone and within a team. Experience working in an arts organization, especially performing arts, a plus. Knowledge of African-American dramatic literature are a plus, but not required. Six months of social media marketing experience preferred.
Jubilee Theatre is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create and present theatrical works which reflect the African American experience. The company has been in existence for over 37 years and operates out of a 143-seat theatre in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, Texas.