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  Marketing & Communications Director

Marketing & Communications Director

Richmond Ballet, the State Ballet of Virginia, is looking for a Marketing & Communications Director to join our collaborative team of arts professionals.

Our Marketing & Communications Director is responsible for all marketing and public relations of the Ballet, including our professional company, the School of Richmond Ballet, our education and outreach initiatives, as well as positioning the organization in the region and throughout the state.  The Marketing & Communications Director will develop and oversee a marketing plan each season with an outside marketing agency, while managing and supervising the in-house Patron Services/Box Office and Public Relations team. This senior position will be responsible for ticket, advertising, school, and event revenue. The candidate must have experience developing strategic and creative plans to set and achieve revenue goals, while accurately managing expenses as part of a vibrant, engaging marketing strategy. The Marketing & Communications Director will also be responsible for maintaining branding guidelines across the organization and overseeing public relations for all departments. We plan to cast a creative individual with a passion for arts and talent for resourceful marketing.

While there are no absolute requirements for this position, we anticipate that the successful candidate will have a minimum of five years experience in marketing/public relations with a proven track record of achieving revenue goals and increasing subscriptions.  Applicant must be proficient in strategic marketing, promotions, media buying, digital content, budgeting and public relations while possessing strong writing and editing skills.  Dance experience and/or knowledge of the art form are a plus.  Most importantly, our Marketing & Communications Director must be able to effectively communicate the organization’s mission and artistic quality to the media and the public while attaining or exceeding marketing objectives.

Prospective candidates should send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and letters of reference to Human Resources Department, 407 E. Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219, or email to sferguson@richmondballet.com.  Please no phone calls.  EOE

  Posted: Jan 17, 2017

  Production Manager

Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia, is looking for a Production Manager to join our team for the 2017-2018 Season, beginning in July 2017.

The Production Manager will be responsible for all technical aspects of each Richmond Ballet production, from inception to completion. This position will be responsible for oversight and coordination of all technical, costume, sound, set and lighting design needs for all Richmond Ballet programs: Richmond Ballet professional company, School of Richmond Ballet, and all education outreach programs.

This position will create and maintain a detailed production calendar for the season, while collaborating with the Design Director and managing all technical staff. The Production Manager will schedule all necessary meetings, and manage all timelines and due dates for all productions/events, while coordinating with all venues and suppliers.  This position will estimate and track production budgets for all shows and departments, as well as, determine all human and financial resources needed.

The candidate must have experience running a crew through theatre load-in, the performances, and theatre load-out. The Production Manager must possess exemplary communication, management, and administration skills.  Strong working knowledge of CAD drafting, rigging, sound, and lighting is required.

Prospective candidates should send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and letters of reference to Human Resources Department, 407 E. Canal Street, Richmond, VA 23219, or email to sferguson@richmondballet.com.  Please no phone calls.  EOE

 

 

  Posted: Mar 24, 2017