Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, America’s premier contemporary dance company, seeks a dynamic, strategic, and results-oriented leader for the role of Director of Marketing and Communications. This position is responsible for developing and executing strategies to build brand engagement and drive earned revenue at a transformative moment in the organization’s history. This position offers a bold and creative marketing professional the opportunity to lead a renowned organization through an exciting period:
Re-imagining how the company markets itself as we embark on an entirely new structure to our performance season
Rebuilding the marketing and communications team to align with our new strategic vision and to maximize new opportunities
Refining Hubbard Street’s image by working with top consultants and agencies on a major branding initiative.
Description of Duties & Responsibilities:
Direct the Hubbard Street Dance Chicago brand.
Create and implement a comprehensive plan for growth in earned revenue.
Create and execute multi-channel marketing strategies to increase awareness, engagement, subscriptions, and sales for Hubbard Street programs
Oversee the development, dissemination, and maintenance of public-facing materials and content, in all forms of media.
Create comprehensive plans to advance the profile of Hubbard Street, including media relations and strategic partnerships.
Lead the organization in establishing and fulfilling high standards in customer service and audience experience.
Manage significant vendor relationships for the organization, including public relations firms, marketing agencies, etc.
Manage the creation and maximize the utilization of the organization’s media assets, including moving and still images.
Contribute reports, projections, and insights to the strategic planning process, the Board of Directors, the Finance Committee, and the Executive Committee.
Manage budgets, resources, and staff.
Other duties as deemed appropriate.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the email provided (PDFs only).
Please include "Director of Marketing and Communications"
in the subject line of your email.
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
No phone calls, please.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of the organization.
Five years or more of progressive experience in communications and/or marketing, including management experience.
Experience working with a board of directors.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
About Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC), we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage and changes lives through the experience of dance. HSDC is home to the premier contemporary dance company in the United States, the largest dance facility in Chicago, and serves the community through youth, education and community engagement programs, and adaptive dance programs that serve thousands across the Chicago area.