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Description:The award-winning Flea Theater was originally formed out of the purely artistic impulse to create “a joyful hell in a small space”. Brash, energetic and dedicated, we quickly became a downtown beacon for creative artists of every discipline, and for audiences seeking bold and inventive work.
General Description: The Marketing Associate (MA) plans, manages and executes the public image of The Flea Theater. He/she is responsible for the marketing of all productions, programs and festivals, as well as any institutional initiatives.
Operation/Institutional Responsibilities: The MA manages and maintains The Flea website. The MA executes and maintains all web communication with the public.
The MA works closely with Audience Development Manager to move ticket buyers toward becoming members and communicates on an almost weekly basis to current and former ticket buyers via email newsletter, which announces all Flea productions and important Flea news.
Production Responsibilities: For each Flea produced production, the MA builds and implements the marketing strategy. The MA writes a press release in close cooperation with the Producing Director and Press Representative and assists in distribution to press outlets. The MA is responsible for building the online box office and managing it throughout the production. The MA manages and maintains the “dynamic ticket pricing” and sets ticket prices, based on the budget set forth by the General Manager and Producing Director.
The MA sets up each and every production on The Flea’s website.
The MA schedules email trades with other theaters that may have an appropriate interest in any production. The MA also manages any paid advertising, both print and online.
The MA works with the Managing Director in scheduling and collaborating with the production photographer; including selecting press images and their proper distribution.
The MA manages the videographer and graphic designer in creation of production specific promotional materials. These images and videos are then used online in social media marketing strategies along with printed marketing efforts such as postcards and posters.
The MA builds the e-Program and printed one sheet program for all productions.
The MA manages all press performances, reserves seats and provides press with Electronic Press Kits.
The MA manages and maintains the “press bible” – collects reviews and features, archives them and pulls quotes for promotional materials.
The ideal candidate will have successfully held an entry-level marketing position in theater (preferably not-for-profit), and has proven her/himself ready and eager to take on more responsible challenges in a small but dynamic staff.
Please send resume and cover letter by email to Josh Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org