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Director of Marketing and Communications

AMERICAN STAGE THEATRE COMPANY in St. Petersburg, FL seeks an innovative and energetic Director of Marketing and Communications to work with the company’s new Producing Artistic Director to develop exciting new branding and sales strategies that will capture the imagination of the Tampa Bay community.

The successful candidate will work with an established professional theatre company to elevate the profile of the organization and increase its audience base in a time of leadership transition. This individual should have a keen appreciation for the role of technology and new media in successful marketing strategies and the leadership skills to represent American Stage both internally and externally.

Exceptional written/verbal communication skills, a highly organized work style with excellent attention to detail and deadlines, a strong, contemporary design aesthetic and experience working with media are required. Proficiency with Adobe creative suite and understanding of Wordpress and experience (4 years+) working in cultural/performing arts marketing are desired.

This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience, and benefits include health insurance. American Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit letter, resume, salary requirements and references to employment@americanstage.org by May 25, 2015.


Volunteer Office Superstar

Volunteers strongly proficient in a wide-range of office duties are needed to help with programs involving education, marketing, administration, finance and fundraising at American Stage, the premiere theatre company in downtown St. Petersburg.

American Stage has a fast-paced, friendly office environment that needs help with typing, database entry, internet research, updating spreadsheets, grant assistance, filing, mailings, assisting with events and outreach efforts, and more. Volunteers are asked to commit at least 8-10 hours per week and must possess a keen attention to detail and the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time.  A working knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook) is strongly desired. 

Volunteering at American Stage means you’re a part of the team that brings award-winning theatre and arts education to the Tampa Bay community!  Volunteer benefits include the opportunity to receive complimentary admission to performances and more.

To volunteer, click here to contact Stefanie Boewe, Volunteer Coordinator. Please include in your email why you would like to volunteer in the office of American Stage, your hours of availability, and your comfort level working with Microsoft and performing various office tasks.


Volunteer Social Media Guru

Love being on the internet? Know the difference between a post, a tweet and a blog?  Then we need you!  American Stage is seeking a reliable and savvy social media volunteer to help broadcast its marketing and educational outreach efforts.  This is a great opportunity to build your resume as a social media guru and gain real world experience as part of a fast-paced marketing and education team. 

The “perfect” volunteer has a working knowledge of a variety of social media programs, is available for 4-6 hours per week, has a strong attention to detail, and appreciates the importance of deadlines and communication. 

Volunteering at American Stage means you’re a part of the team that brings award-winning theatre and arts education to the Tampa Bay community!  Volunteer benefits include the opportunity to receive complimentary admission to performances and more.

To volunteer, click here to contact Stefanie Boewe, Volunteer Coordinator. Please include in your email why you would like to volunteer for American Stage, your hours of availability, and your comfort level working with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Dropbox, Flickr, Pinterest, YouTube and analytical tools.


We also have an exciting opportunity for volunteers called our Neighborhood Theatre Ambassador Program. Read the full description below.

freeFall and American Stage logos
are proud to announce their
Neighborhood Theatre Ambassador Program
Our theatres have joined forces to help spread the word about
the great programming happening
at freeFall and American Stage through our local neighborhoods. 
We are seeking 20 volunteers to be a part of this initiative. 

Here’s how you can help:

Neighborhood Theatre Ambassadors
Responsibilities: Seeking volunteers to donate 2 – 4 hours of time per month to help build relationships and distribute posters/flyers for the following neighborhood areas: Downtown St. Pete, 4th St., Grand Central and West Central Ave., Gulfport, Tyrone, St. Pete Beach, Treasure Island, Clearwater/Clearwater Beach, and Tampa. 

  • Talk it up with a smile!  Ambassadors will be responsible for developing relationships with business owners where we currently display posters and flyers for a specific neighborhood designation and suggest any new locations that may be a fit for our program.
  • Deliver posters and print materials for upcoming productions of freeFall and American Stage. Ambassadors will deliver materials within a prescribed period of days and will advise in advance if not able to do so.  Other ambassadors may be asked to fill in as needed.
  •  Update the Neighborhood Ambassador Location list on our internet shared site with what materials provided to business and time of drop.

Rewards:

  • Neighborhood Theatre Ambassadors can expect a training session to learn the process, responsibilities and rewards of being an ambassador. 
  • Each ambassador will receive an ID card that will provide eligibility to attend one performance of any production at both freeFall and American Stage.  Seating arrangements will be scheduled through each theater’s box office.  Tickets are non-transferable.
  • Each ambassador’s ID card will also provide discounts for additional ticket purchases from freeFall and American Stage. (additional discount guidelines may vary by production and theatre.)

Requirements:
Interested Volunteers should have the following characteristics/skills:

  • Dependable and able to build enthusiastic relationships with the owners of the businesses where we display materials.
  • Willing to volunteer 2 to 4 hours per month
  • Willing to provide own transportation, gas and occasional parking
    Moderate Physical activity required for this role
  • Basic computer skills are required and familiarity with social media such as Facebook is helpful.

How to apply:
Interested Volunteers please email marketing@americanstage.org with your contact information and neighborhood area(s) of preference. 


 
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