Marketing Director, Kinston Community Council for the Arts, Kinston, NC

December 15th, 2014

Nonprofit seeks full time Marketing Director.   Excellent workplace conditions.  Responsibilities include electronic, print, TV/radio broadcast marketing, public speaking and membership development.  Competitive salary and benefits.  Contact Kinston Community Council for the Arts, 252-527-2517 or

Digital Marketing Coordinator, DPAC, Durham, NC

December 12th, 2014

Digital Marketing Coordinator
Description: Full-time, salaried, non-exempt position
Department: Marketing
Director: Senior Director of Marketing


THE POSITION:  The Digital marketing coordinator’s primary role is to assist the marketing department in integrating business and department objectivities into successful digital/online marketing initiatives that create awareness and drive revenue.

The position would report to the Senior Director of Marketing and work collaboratively with the entire DPAC Marketing team.  The position would also work closely with other staff including Ticketing Services Director, Director of Sales, Group Sales and Director of Guest Services.

Overall Objectives:

  • Provide support for DPAC-wide marketing/communication initiatives, including email campaigns, digital banners and website content.
  • Assist in the establishment and execution of overall DPAC Brand Guidelines for online creative content, ensuring consistency and high quality design.
  • Maintain effective communication within all departments and outside vendors to ensure efficient implementation of online marketing solutions.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Administer creative, sales-driven, accurate, targeted, and effective email marketing campaigns including coordinating approval and revisions and updating design templates when needed.
  • Provide email campaign effectiveness reports, metrics, and analyses using TMmessenger and TM360
  • Manage Ticketmaster Account Manager marketing functions, including marketing information on, CEN requests, special offers etc.
  • Assistance to marketing directors in placement of digital media and timely submission of creative assets (ex: Pandora, Google SEM, etc)
  • Day to day oversight of freelancers and graphic designers.
  • Online contest management using venue approved contest applications
  • Maintain strong industry and technological knowledge to introduce new programs and make appropriate recommendations for growth, revenue opportunity, content presentation and the adoption of new technologies
  • Special annual projects: Gift Certificates, assisting with charity efforts, annual season recap video
  • Collaboration with Marketing & Promotions Manager – Concerts to create quarterly concert magazine
  • Ability to work special events: including nights and weekends
  • Monitor industry and competitors’ use of digital media for benchmarking purposes
  • Serve as the Webmaster for DPAC, to ensure high quality site performance
  • Share ownership of the website CMS, including event creation with entails placement of images, copy, promotions and multimedia to websites as needed
  • Requires your physical presence at DPAC for all or majority of work hours in the performance of your foregoing duties.
  • Complete additional responsibilities as assigned.

Minimal Requirements:
The ideal candidate should possess:

  • A love for the entertainment industry.
  • A bachelor’s degree preferably in marketing or business management.
  • 1 – 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Project management
  • Social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Experience with web and social analytics
  • Understanding of web and social media best practices
  • Working knowledge of graphic design, Photoshop and video editing
  • Enthusiasm and energy to work in a fast-paced environment and ability to juggle multiple priorities at one time are essential.
  • Demonstrate initiative, creativity, organizational, communication and analytical skills.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience, Starting Range 30-32k

  • Position requires ability to work various nights and weekends.

Tryon Fine Arts Center

November 11th, 2014


Administrative Specialist, Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, Woodstock, VA

October 15th, 2014

The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival has an opening for a full-time administrative specialist.

The administrative specialist is responsible for administrative functions of the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival. The person in the position has duties in essentially all of the activities of the organization and serves as the deputy to the President/Executive Director. The areas of work are wide-ranging. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan and assist in planning and budgeting a non-profit concert series and all that involves, including day to day office activities;
  • Plan, maintain and schedule marketing tasks and projects, including the Festival’s website, its social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and other platforms;
  • Build and maintain relationships with partners and sponsors, potential partners and sponsors and others – anyone who can further the goals and mission of the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival;
  • Manage and analyze the Festival’s ticketing system, its data bases and its customer relationship management program and manage ticket sales;
  • Provide administrative support for the President/Executive Director; Perform all other duties as assigned by the President/Executive Director.
  • The position also works with the Festival’s bookkeeper to ensure timely and effective payroll, tax and bookkeeping functions. The position reports to the President/Executive Director. Applicants must have administrative and management experience.

    The successful candidate must:

  • Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Possess strong computer skills;
  • Be extraordinarily detail-oriented;
  • Be a self-starter and be able to work independently and see projects through to their end;
  • Possess strong creative skills and an ability to think both inside and outside the box;
  • Be able to take the initiative and to work successfully on multiple tasks at the same time;
  • Work well in a fast paced, occasionally stressful environment.
  • The successful candidate should:

  • Have an awesome sense of humor;
  • Have a college degree in arts administration, business management, music industry or a similar field;
  • Have experience in concert planning, production and promotion;
  • Have experience with not for profit organizations.
  • The ideal candidate will have a management degree or experience with an affinity for music, festivals and special events rather than a musician/artist who can handle management tasks. If you are interested, please send a letter and resume to No phone calls, please. We are looking to fill the position as soon as possible. Please put the words “administrative specialist” in the subject line.

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