Type of Employment: Salaried (Full-time, exempt)
Salary: $40,000-$44,000 annual, dependent on qualifications, and a generous benefit package (health insurance, paid time off and retirement plan)
Now entering its 27th Anniversary season, the Gulf Coast Symphony (GCS) is one of the most dynamic and innovative orchestras in the United States. The primary goal of the Gulf Coast Symphony is to Create Community through Music. The organization boasts three primary performance groups: a full symphony orchestra comprised of both professional and auditioned community members, a fully professional chamber orchestra, and its jazz collective. High-quality performances with both world-renowned and emerging artists, a history of active community engagement, and commitment to arts education are cornerstone characteristics of the organization. Professionally managed and led, it produces fourteen to sixteen concerts each season in the premiere performing arts venue in Lee County, Florida, the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, plus another 100 nights of concerts at its new, more intimate venue, and educational hub, its Music & Arts Community Center. Additionally, numerous educational outreach events, outdoor concerts, and other activities each year. GCS also runs MusicWorks! an after-school El Sistema program. The concert season includes musicals, ballet, classical, pops, opera, jazz, chamber music, world music and other genres. The GCS is committed to performing a broad variety of concerts and creating a diverse, innovative and balanced program of performances, events, community and education projects which reaches the widest possible public, year round. The organization has a current annual budget of $2.1 million dollars.
Central Role: The Gulf Coast Symphony seeks a Marketing and Communications Manager who manages, supports, and helps direct the marketing activities of GCS including advertising, direct marketing, and online marketing campaigns, as well as lead the grassroots sales efforts of the Gulf Coast Symphony in the areas of subscriptions, single tickets and group sales. The Marketing and Communications Manager will work with the GCS leadership and develop a strategic market plan to build, maintain, and manage the reputation and brand of the Gulf Coast Symphony.The Marketing and Communications Manager will manage the Digital Content Associate and external contractors, work closely with ticketing operations and the Executive Director and report to the Managing Director.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Advertising, Marketing & Promotion