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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  Please no phone calls.  EOE

  Posted: Jan 17, 2017

  Spring Internship- Digital & Graphic Design Intern

Richmond Ballet, the State Ballet of Virginia, is looking for an innovative, hard-working Digital & Graphic Design intern to join our Marketing Department.  Job duties for this paid intern position include creating ads for newspaper and magazine, online ads, posters and counter cards.  There are also design work requirements for the web, in-house patron mail in addition to compilation of performance programs and updating the website.  The Digital & Graphic Design Intern also works closely with our Public Relations/ Content Manager to keep social media current as well as participate in promotional events and more.

While there are no absolute requirements, the successful candidate will have digital and graphic design work and/or educational experience. Dance experience is preferred but not required. Current students and new graduates are encouraged to apply.

Working knowledge of SEO and META DATA skills, Word Press, MailChimp, InDesign and PhotoShop are an advantage.

Prospective candidates should send a cover letter, resume, PDFs of your five best design samples to Human Resources Dept., 407 E. Canal Street, Richmond VA, 23219 or email to  Please no phone calls. EOE

  Posted: Jan 17, 2017