Soho Rep. seeks creative and strategic individual to join our team as Marketing Manager. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Marketing Manager is a key team member who plans and executes all of the company’s marketing efforts, with the goal of ensuring sold-out performances and extended runs of all Soho Rep. productions, as well as introducing new audiences across the city to our work.
Soho Rep. is an award-winning off-Broadway theater that is known for producing and developing ambitious, socially relevant, cutting-edge new work by writers like César Alvarez, Alice Birch, Jackie Sibblies Drury, debbie tucker green, Aleshea Harris, Lucas Hnath, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Daniel Alexander Jones, and Young Jean Lee. We strive to make our administrative office reflect the values of our onstage work and share a commitment to high standards, innovation, and collaboration. For more information about Soho Rep. please visit sohorep.org.
Soho Rep.’s staff and Board has just completed a strategic plan for the next 3-5 years which focuses on increasing the number of shows we produce annually while simultaneously strengthening our reputation as a vital civic institution. The new Marketing Manager will have a big part in achieving these goals, and now is a wonderful time for an enthusiastic and innovative marketer to join our theater.
He/ she/ they will report directly to the Executive Director and will also work closely with our Artistic Director, Producer, and artists as well as the company’s press representatives and graphic designer. This is a full-time position with a starting salary of $58,500, and benefits include health, dental and life insurance, a generous vacation policy, and TransitCheck plans. Start date will be on or before August 1, 2019.
- Create an annual marketing calendar and see to its execution and adjustment as needed
- Manage print, digital, direct mail, email campaigns to promote Soho Rep. plays and artistic programs and maintain the Soho Rep. website
- Create and execute social media campaigns and communicate with audiences through those platforms
- Work with outside graphic designer to adapt key art for print materials and digital ads
- Group sales and engagement with over 20 community partners
- Primary point of contact for videographer, mailhouses, and other marketing-related vendors
- Presence at the theater to ensure a welcoming environment for all theater goers during donor events, opening and closing nights, and 99¢ Sunday performances (requiring night and weekend availability during production periods)
- Co-management of interns with the Executive Director and Director of Individual Giving
The ideal candidate will be:
- Someone with 2+ years of experience building audiences for artistic work and/ or bringing people to events as a community organizer
- A strategic thinker with a knowledge of best practices for email, digital and social media marketing as well as a curiosity for trying new things
- A people person who enjoys building and maintaining meaningful relationships and who can be a passionate advocate for Soho Rep.’s work.
- A detail-oriented multi-tasker who can drive forward large projects on their own
Soho Rep. makes theater that strives to create radical empathy between people. We strongly believe that radical and empathetic work can only be made in an equitable and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. We strongly encourage candidates of color and those from other underrepresented groups to apply.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate “Marketing” in the subject line of your email. In your cover letter, please describe your interest and experience in marketing and specific reasons for wanting to work at Soho Rep.
Intern at Soho Rep
Soho Rep. offers Artistic, Literary, Management, and Tech internships in three cycles: Fall (August-December), Spring (January-May), and Summer (May-August). As Soho Rep. is a small company, interns work closely with staff and experience the day-to-day operations of a thriving downtown theatre company from the inside.
In addition to the events and tasks outlined below, interns are welcome to attend opening and closing night performances and parties and all artistic events including readings and development workshops. Interns are unpaid, but receive a transportation stipend and college credit. The minimum time commitment varies based on the internship focus.
Please indicate which internship you are applying for in the subject line of your email and include how many hours per week you are available to work in your cover letter.
Fall – submit by July 16
Spring– submit by January 5
Summer – submit by April 29
The Artistic Intern will work closely with the Artistic Director, assisting her with scheduling, correspondence, and research. He/she will attend all production meetings and have a vital role in production and artistic planning, rehearsals, and performances. He/she will also have a role in producing the Writer/Director Lab and some Studio projects.
Literary and Humanities Intern
The Literary and Humanities Intern will assist the Producer 2-4 days per week. Key responsibilities include managing the Soho Rep Bookshop, reading play submissions and script coverage, and assisting with coordinating the Writer/Director Lab and its activities. They will also assist in the planning of FEED events, and other ancillary activities in support of Soho Rep.’s artistic programming.
The Management Internship is geared towards an arts administrator with a keen interest in both fundraising and event planning. Working closely with the Executive Director and the Development Manager s/he will be responsible for a variety of tasks including helping to plan and execute intimate donor events and large scale events like our annual Gala, as well as managing our fundraising database, managing direct mail campaigns and generating acknowledgement letters. The right candidate for this position has excellent organizational and analytic skills, is fluent in Microsoft Word (including mail merge), Excel, and mac. S/he also has excellent communication skills and an ability to clearly connect with the mission of Soho Rep both in formal written material and across social media platforms including facebook, twitter and email blasts. Soho Rep is at an exciting time of growth within the organization and the Intern will be part of establishing new systems and creating a roadmap for future activities.
Working closely with the Production and Facilities Manager and the Producer, this intern will be an integral part of the Soho Rep. team, learning about the inner workings of a non-profit theater mounting an off-Broadway production. Primary responsibilities include assisting with rehearsal and theater load-in and strike, assisting the Production and Facilities Manager on all facilities matters including building upgrades and maintenance, managing the ordering of supplies, and reporting to all production departments during tech rehearsals to see that their needs are met. Internship may be tailored to candidate’s skill set and interests. This intern will be encouraged to observe rehearsals and sit in on production meetings throughout the course of the Mainstage productions. The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of theatrical equipment and practices, and will have an interest in a career as a Production Manager, Stage Manager, or Technical Director. This is a part-time position, with flexible hours. Must be available some nights and weekends.
To apply for an internship, please send a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com.