This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Management
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the incumbent is responsible to research, plan and execute marketing and communications strategies to promote The Burlington Performing Arts Centre. This position will manage all aspects of marketing The Centre and the marketing budget. This position is responsible for providing programming support to the Executive Director. A Marketing Assistant and Box Office Supervisor report to this position.
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is looking for a dynamic professional with an extensive background in arts marketing and who demonstrates a high level of experience and understanding of all facets of arts marketing and promotions including online and multimedia. The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of current and effective marketing, communications, and public relations – theories and practices in the cultural industry.
The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in communications, marketing, arts or completion of Arts and Cultural Management/Public Relations College program. Must have a minimum of four years supervisory or management experience preferably in the cultural sector with an emphasis on marketing and box office management. A thorough knowledge of current and effective marketing and public relations practices are required as well as knowledge of media sponsorship solicitation. Excellent writing and communication skills are essential.
HOURS OF WORK:
Standard hours of work will be 80 hours bi-weekly. There will be requirements to work flex time with evening and weekend work, or as required by the Executive Director.
Under Review. In addition there is a generous and comprehensive benefit package.
PLEASE SUBMIT covering letter and curriculum vitae as follows:
Electronically: Reference Marketing and PR Manager in the subject line.
Fax: 905 681-6002
Mail: 440 Locust Street, Burlington, ON L7S 1T7
CLOSING DATE: Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on April 26, 2013. Only candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted.
Salary: Under Review
Located at the corner of Elgin and Locust streets in downtown Burlington, between the waterfront of Lake Ontario and the serene beauty of the Niagara Escarpment, the City of Burlington’s 175,000 residents make up one of Ontario’s fastest growing communities. The Burlington Performing Arts Centre provides an excellent venue to showcase the world’s top talent and provides a gathering place for the community of Burlington and surrounding areas. The Centre also hosts conferences and community events.