Current Opportunities

Marketing Communications Coordinator

Status: Full Time / Regular / Exempt

Reports To: Director of Marketing and Communications

Salary: DOE + Benefits

To apply: Submit a letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements in a single pdf to employment@americanstage.org 

American Stage has an immediate opening for a passionate communicator to join the dynamic Advancement Team of an established regional professional theatre located in St Petersburg, FL. The candidate will be responsible for coordinating internal and external correspondence, and assist with the fulfillment of content for marketing and fundraising campaigns inclusive of print, direct mail, email, website, and social media platforms as defined.  

This position is an essential part of the Advancement Team. The Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring messaging, community engagement, and sales objectives are met through effective content creation and distribution and by ensuring brand standards are maintained through a variety of communication platforms. 

Top candidates for consideration will have exceptional communication, organizational, research, project management and time management skills.  This self-starter will exhibit critical thinking skills, strong problem-solving capabilities and meticulous attention to detail.  The successful candidate should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with hard deadlines, possess highly-developed writing and interpersonal/verbal communications skills and present a positive image of American Stage in all internal and external contacts.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate, schedule and distribute content for defined campaigns across
    American Stage’s website, social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr), email marketing campaigns and print collateral to maintain accuracy and brand standards while meeting deadlines as defined by the team.
  • Manage interactive marketing outlets for the venue, e.g. email distribution lists, point of purchase displays for box office and lobby.  
  • Assist in public relations efforts such as media releases, story pitches, media appearances and interviews.
  • Implement operational initiatives for targeted prospects e.g., promotions, appeals and campaigns.
  • Work with community partners for both external and internal events.
  • Coordinate with other departments to secure images and copy points for upcoming programming and promotions.  
  • Collaborate with team to search out new stories and provide content support through the suite of American Stage’s communication channels for ongoing programs.
  • Maintain calendar for upcoming events for the AS website and external calendars.
  • Setup tracking systems for marketing campaigns and online activities.
  • Gather reporting and metrics on promotions, appeals and campaigns.
  • Conduct data research for audience preferences, current trends and project-specific strategies, per platform, inclusive of surveys and online feedback/review requests.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Communications or related or the equivalent work experience.
  • Two years of experience in marketing and communications content management, creative writing, and advertising concepts.
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite. Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with web maintenance; experience working in WordPress.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and best practices.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to collaborate effectively across multiple departments.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple simultaneous projects to completion.
  • Ability to adapt and evolve content to remain innovative and consistent with brand, style, and tone.
  • Critical thinker with strong problem-solving and research proficiencies.
  • Solid organizational skills and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including a professional telephone manner and comfort with professional business communications.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret strategies and consumer behavior.
  • Ability to track analytics reports to gain insight into traffic, demographics, and effectiveness, extract data and convert it into meaningful analysis in a user-friendly format
  • Some night and weekend work is required
  • During COVID, staff is currently transitioning to a hybrid remote/onsite work environment with comprehensive health and safety strategies in place.
  • Experience in the arts is not a requirement but a passion for community is essential.

To apply: Submit a letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements in a single pdf to employment@americanstage.org 

American Stage is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to promoting equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all.

American Stage Theatre Company is looking for an ambitious and entrepreneurial minded visionary to serve as Producing Artistic Director to lead all aspects of operations and programming.  American Stage has engaged Management Consultants for the Arts to lead this search and a full Position Profile and information on applying for the position can be found HERE.

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