Reports To: Director of Advertising

Position Summary:

The Audience Development Coordinator is responsible for overseeing grassroots and niche audience partnerships, promotions and events, serves as the department’s liaison for the Scenemakers Board, manages the Goodman Ambassador program and takes a leadership role in developing new, targeted audiences for the theater.


Position Responsibilities:

·         Participate as a key member of the marketing team in Audience Development planning and execution

·         Develop and execute niche audience development events, when appropriate

·         Co-direct the Goodman’s Scenemakers Board with the development department, guiding all audience development activities

·         Manage the Goodman Ambassadors program, a group of advocates for the theater and new work programming

·         Oversee all marketing grassroots efforts, cultivating partnerships with relevant organizations, working with the Marketing Associate

·         Execute all marketing and outreach cross-promotions

·         Serve as a Goodman representative and attend meetings with key civic organizations

·         Oversee Concierge outreach and the Concierge Connect program

·         Collaborate with the Marketing Associate for college student and Accessibility Outreach programs

·         Provide marketing support for theater space rentals and coordinate marketing exposure for our rental partners

·         Serve as the primary point person for the Marketing Event Request Form process–ensuring that other departments are providing the needed information for the marketing department to support their events

·         Take on project management and oversight of cross-departmental efforts as needed

·         General department support


Experience and Qualifications:

·         Must have attention to detail and follow-through

·         Must have strong interpersonal, presentation and writing skills

·         Must be a self-starter showing initiative

·         Must have a Bachelor’s Degree

·         Experience with Tessitura software preferred

·         Proven experience project managing multiple deadlines preferred

·         2-3 years of administrative experience preferred

Instructions to Apply:

Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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Pay Range: commensurate with experience