11 Dec 2017

Full-Time Job Marketing and Communications Director

South Carolina Philharmonic (Job Poster)Columbia, South Carolina, United States

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Job Description

Principal Duties:
Develop and manage communications and marketing strategies to make symphonic music fresh and relevant to a broad, modern audience. Primary responsibilities include:
• Achieve budgeted goals for earned revenue and strategic goals for organizational communications
• Create, edit, and disseminate visually compelling and well-written sales and communications materials across channels for (but not limited to): marketing/advertising; news releases/advisories; e-mail newsletters to patrons; event calendars
• Create and manage engaging content on social media outlets
• Handle media inquiries and solicit/arrange media appearances for S.C. Phil personnel
• Develop strategic partnerships with area media outlets
• Create and manage compelling content for CMS-based website: add/update general content pages; add/update events, news, etc.; coordinate website design needs with vendor
• Manage brand direction and ensure visual and messaging consistency
• Create/implement advertising plan each season and manage advertising budget
• Provide copy, layout/design/production, and editing for: advertising (direct mail, print, digital, outdoor); marketing materials (magnets, decals, guest cards, posters); educational and some fundraising materials; season brochures; annual review; concert-night program books for Masterworks Series and Youth Orchestras; concert signage; event invitations for development activities
• Manage CRM database for list segmentation
• Serve as a committee liaison as assigned and give regular written and verbal reports on various duties to executive director, board of directors, and board’s executive council

Qualifications, Skills, and Attributes:
• 3-5 years’ experience in marketing at another non-profit organization, preferably in the arts-and-culture sector, demonstrating proficiency and success in managing subscription and single-ticket campaigns and organizational communications
• Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent
• Excellent verbal presentation and written communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and to respond thoughtfully, calmly, and with excellent judgment to shifting priorities and urgent situations
• Comfort in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
• Knowledge of and passion for classical music highly desirable
• Commitment to providing world-class, patron-centric customer service in all patron interactions
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, e-newsletter programs such as Vertical Response, and graphic design software such as InDesign and Illustrator
• Experience managing data and generating reports using PatronManager or other patron databases highly desirable
• Respect for and ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
• Availability to work frequent evenings and weekends

Employee Benefits:
• Generous medical, dental, vision and life insurance contribution (currently 75%)
• Simple IRA retirement plan with company match (currently 3%)
• Paid vacation, personal days, and sick leave
• Optional supplemental insurance (cancer, short- and long-term disability coverage, etc.)

Application Process:
Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements before January 12, 2018, to Charlie Owens, Executive Search Consultant, Resonate Search Group: cowens@resonatesearchgroup.com

The South Carolina Philharmonic is committed to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in employment.

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• Job Title: Marketing and Communications Director
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: South Carolina Philharmonic
• website: www.SCPhilharmonic.com
• Location: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Job Categories: Music. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: communications, director, and marketing. Location: South Carolina.