Marketing Manager for the 2019 Pivot Arts Festival

Pivot Arts produces and presents contemporary and multidisciplinary performance on Chicago’s far north side. We develop new work and present performances throughout the year culminating in a large-scale festival. Our vision is that of a vibrant community where collaborations between artists, businesses and organizations lead to the support and creation of unique performance events.

Pivot Arts is searching for a part-time Marketing Manager (MM) who will oversee the Pivot Arts Festival’s marketing. The MM creates a marketing plan for the festival and manages the company’s digital marketing strategy, distribution of print materials, and box office/patron relations. The MM should be skilled with social media platforms, able to make basic website updates in WordPress, and create digital content for social media, website, e-blasts and blog. The MM will also set up ticketing and manage sales in box office website.

The MM will research potential partners for audience development; forge and implement collaborative marketing strategies with participating festival companies, artists, venues and sponsors. In addition, the MM helps recruit, oversees and manages box office volunteers as well as distribution of postcards, posters and brochures. The MM assists with sponsorship initiatives by helping to secure auction items, creating materials for the fundraiser, and marketing the fundraiser event.

This position requires a highly organized and reliable “go-getter” with strong communication and people skills. The MM must be able to meet deadlines, work in a collaborative environment and manage volunteers. This is an excellent opportunity to meet and work with top tier theater and dance companies who will participate in the festival. The MM reports to Pivot Arts Director. This is a part-time, seasonal position from March – June 14 and averages about 15 to 20 hours a week with a ramp up to the festival. The festival runs May 31 – June 9, 2019 with a fundraiser event in early May.

Instructions to Apply:

Please send cover letter describing relevant experience/resume as PDF to info@pivotarts.org with subject: Attn: Marketing Manager. Include 3 references with phone and email contact information. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

To apply for this job email your details to julieanne@pivotarts.org

Pay Range: Paid as independent contractor
Organization Email Contact: info@pivotarts.org