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24 Jun 2022


Director of Sales and Marketing

La Jolla Playhouse  San Diego, California, United States

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Job Description

Classification: Full-time, exempt (salary) position
Reports to: Managing Director
Compensation: $85,000-$100,000 annually, DOE

The Director of Sales & Marketing’s primary responsibility is to achieve the Playhouse’s annual earned revenue goals through strategic sales and marketing campaigns that (i) are authentic to each theatrical production; (ii) are consistent with the Playhouse’s Mission and Values; and (iii) generate enthusiasm and excitement for La Jolla Playhouse.

This highly collaborative position has managerial oversight of the Sales and Marketing staff and the Patron Services office. They lead promotional efforts for all Playhouse mission-driven programs, including the annual Subscription Season, the Performance Outreach Program (POP) Tour, Military Nights Out and the annual Without Walls (WOW) Festival.
The ideal candidate will effectively communicate the attributes of a new theatre piece in the early stages of development, working closely with internal staff and visiting artists. They will be passionate about exploring ways to grow audiences, embody Playhouse values and build team cohesion and unity.

This position oversees a staff of 13 employees, is a member of the Playhouse’s Senior Management team and serves as staff liaison to the Board Communications Committee.
The Director of Sales & Marketing collaborates extensively with the Director of Public Relations to jointly manage the overall Communications department. Prospective candidates should demonstrate their relevant marketing experience, including deep experience in single ticket and subscription sales, managing staff and customer service functions.
Past performing arts experience is required.
Original, bold and visionary applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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How to Apply

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to

Please include in the subject line – “Director of Sales and Marketing.”
Your cover letter should highlight how your unique experience sets you apart and how you will support the mission and values of the Playhouse. EOE.


Full-Time Job in Theatre:
Director of Sales and Marketing
La Jolla Playhouse
 San Diego, California, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: development, director, management, marketing, performing arts, and sales. States: California.

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