Community Relations Director

Old Creamery Theatre

The Old Creamery Theatre Company is looking for a full-time Community Relations Director to promote and generate excitement about our live, professional theatre in Amana. As one of only three professional theatres in Iowa, we’re celebrating more than four decades of high-quality entertainment.
 
We’re looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic marketing professional who will bring new ideas and perspective to The Old Creamery Theatre, as well as an enthusiasm for performing arts.
 
The Community Relations Director is responsible for overall branding, marketing, design, and messaging for The Old Creamery Theatre and its programs. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the skills necessary to prioritize and handle multiple projects at once, generate original ideas for reaching new audiences and execute on short- and long-term marketing plans. This individual will also be eager to put new plans into action.
 
Our Community Relations Director should also have graphic design experience, with the ability to design and create several of our marketing pieces in InDesign and Adobe Creative Suite.
 
Responsibilities will include:
  • Creation of captivating, consistent messaging to various audiences across multiple communication platforms: print (brochures, newsletters, postcards); e-mail campaigns; website/blog content; videos; etc.
  • Managing social media platforms, generating buzz and excitement about The Old Creamery Theatre and its productions
  • Designing logos and writing content for a variety of print pieces specific to each theatre production (including posters, programs, postcards, etc.) and all other special events held at the theatre
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with local and regional media
  • Assisting with special fundraisers and events as needed
  • Purchasing relevant advertising consistent with an approved budget
  • Review and ensure that marketing budgets are appropriate and that allocations are being utilized effectively, maximizing the opportunity to increase revenues and profitability.
  • Working with third-party printers, designers, photographers, and other vendors as necessary
  • Appropriately identify and build relationships with community professionals to achieve  show sponsorships
  • Selling advertising space in our playbills to businesses 
  • Managing marketing interns and/or volunteers
 Benefits:
The Old Creamery Theatre Company provides benefits for full-time employees. We also offer a casual work environment, schedule flexibility, and free admission to our theatre productions.

Application Instructions:

To Apply: For immediate consideration, please send a cover letter, resume, and two writing and graphic design samples via email with “Community Relations Applicant” in the subject line.

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Community Relations Director

Old Creamery Theatre

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Job ID: 69226

Posted 22 days ago

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