Plus generous health care, vision, and dental benefits. Vacation, PTO, sick and medical leave. Ability to be considered for year-end bonuses as well.
The Marketing & Communications Coordinator works with the Director of Marketing to enhance audience outreach, support institutional visibility, and create compelling internal and external marketing materials. The incumbent plays a significant role in supporting The Grand Theater’s revenue goals through effective promotional campaigns, events, and other activities. The ideal candidate brings energy and a passion for arts and entertainment, the ability to deliver projects quickly when necessary and the skills needed to maintain the many different assets and schedules necessary to promote an exciting venue that showcases local, national and international performing artists.
Graphic Design & Video Production
Under direction of the Director of Marketing and Director of Development & Community Engagement, produces and designs:
All print communications including, but not limited to: Season Brochure, Student Brochure, Sponsorship Brochure, newsletters, print advertisements, show programs, various sales pieces, venue signage, and billboards, and fund drive solicitation materials.
Fund Drive solicitation materials, including the annual report and reasons to give videos.
Institutional and show related videos for use across multiple platforms.
Digital projects, including custom images for website, social media, and digital signs.
Ensures the organization stays abreast of new industry trends and technology.
Under direction of the Director of Marketing create, writes and helps manage:
The Grand Theater’s social media platforms and website.
Email marketing timeline and strategy that promotes and engages patrons of The Grand Theater.
Promotional resources from artists, agents, promoters, etc. for show promotion.
Copy for brochures, newsletters, programs, website, and more.
A digital strategy for The Grand Theater social media outlets and website.
Press releases, letters, and other corporate projects including grants and sponsorship proposals.
Marketing & Development Support
Supports strategies and projects that broaden the organization’s impact and achieve revenue goals from ticket sales and donor support:
Coordinates show announcements, on-sale efforts and ongoing show promotion.
Assists in the creation and setup of special events and outreach activities.
Assists in the development and execution of sales campaigns for shows.
Helps secure ad sales for the annual season program.
Provides administrative support to manage marketing and communications assets, materials, files, records.
Other duties as assigned.
Four-year degree or technical degree or equivalent work experience.
Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, and Microsoft Office.
Experience in producing print, digital and audio/video projects.
Accuracy, ability to meet deadlines and work quickly.
Experience with website design and maintenance, Facebook, and other social media.
Must provide writing and design samples with resume and cover letter.
Passion for the arts, an eye for design, and understanding of the Grand Theater’s brand.
Copywriting, editing, and proofing skills are necessary; ability to effectively communicate the mission and brand of The Grand Theater.
Ability to work consistent office hours, plus additional evening and weekend hours based on the schedule of shows.
Ability to communicate professionally with the public, vendors, and artist management companies.
The Performing Arts Foundation has directed the historic Grand Theater in Wausau, WI, for over 40 years, with a commitment to providing the best in the performing arts for the region, as well as a wide range of community and patron engagement initiatives. Over the past six years, The Grand has posted five straight seasons of record ticket sales and has sold out 92 performances. The venue has earned recognition for foive straight years as one of Pollstar’s Top 200 theatres in the world, the first time the venue has ever been in those rankings. The Grand has also developed new programming and community initiatives such as the 10x10 Series, Access for All, and the Community Engagement Series. The Grand set record levels of fund-raising and community engagement during the 17 months of closure and has reopened successfully in the Fall of 2021.