Marketing and Box Office Director

Detroit Public Theatre

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Posted On:

Dec 22, 2019

Job Description:

Detroit Public Theatre seeks a Marketing and Box Office Director to join the company full time in January or February of 2020. This is a new position with a growing company. Salary Range: $38,000 – $42,000 with growth projected in the next two years. Health Benefits offered in August of 2020.

Primary Responsibilities for Box Office are:

  • Oversee the overall day to day operations of the ticketing department from the daily sales and daytime and evening operations
  • Ensure a hospitable, smooth, and efficient operation
  • Responsible for programming, monitoring, and setting up of a new ticketing system
  • Manage daily sales, deposits, and ticket account management and fulfillment
  • Develop and manage subscription campaign
  • This role is highly visible and interacts with sponsors, vendors and clients
  • This position provides the highest level of customer service to all guests, vendors and clients

Primary responsibilities for the Marketing department are:

  • Manage all advertising and promotions efforts
  • Create, edit, and distribute e-blast content
  • Website maintenance
  • Create and publish Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram content
  • Oversee distribution of posters and postcards
  • Research and purchase advertising buys
  • Act a primary contact and coordinator for all printing needs
  • Collect and layout text for all programs and mange proofing process
  • Develop an audience engagement plan
  • Network with the local community to build relationships
  • Coordinate and attend media opportunities
  • Coordinate and proofread all press release information
Preferred Skills:
  • Two to three years Box Office experience
  • Two years marketing experience
  • Must be able to work well independently and to manage, train, and motivate others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills required
  • Candidate must be able to successfully handle multiple priorities in high stress situations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other Windows applications required
  • Position requires the ability to accommodate a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, as well as being able to perform in a fast paced, dynamic work environment
  • Strong problem solving and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to prioritize, identify critical issues and work towards results
  • Ability to work with multiple organizations and vendors proactively and professionally
  • Strong networking skills

Detroit Public Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.