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, audience development and communications strategies to promote The Burlington Performing Arts Centre and its programs. 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 position is a key member of the senior management team.
The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is looking for a dynamic professional with an extensive background in arts marketing, audience development and communications, who demonstrates a high level of experience and understanding of all facets of arts marketing and promotions including digital media and multimedia. The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of current and effective marketing, audience development, 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. They must have a minimum of five years senior supervisory or management experience, preferably in the cultural sector, with an emphasis on marketing, audience development and box office management. A thorough knowledge of current and effective marketing and public relations practices are required, as well as knowledge of digital media marketing and sponsorship solicitation. Excellent writing and communication skills are essential.
HOURS OF WORK:
Standard hours of work will be 40 hours weekly. There will be requirements to work flex time with evening and weekend work, or as required by the Executive Director.
$60,000 - $75,000 commensurate with experience. In addition there is a generous and comprehensive benefit package.
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000
PLEASE SUBMIT covering letter and curriculum vitae as follows:
Electronically: (Reference Marketing & Audience Development Manager in the subject line)
Mail: 440 Locust Street, Burlington, ON L7S 1T7
CLOSING DATE: Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on October 25th, 2013. Only candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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.