Innovation Arts & Entertainment is looking for a dynamic and creative individual to lead its team of marketing managers as we produce and promote a diverse array of unique live entertainment experiences.
Our ideal candidate 1) understands and embraces the opportunity to lead, 2) can assist in the grand vision for how to grow IAE's marketing department in a structured manner 3) is eager to hire, train, mentor, and manage marketing coordinators and managers. 4) has an ability to shape unpolished, rough-around-the-edges new staffers, to create true marketing professionals 5) isn't afraid to get their hands dirty in the creation of marketing campaigns when necessary.
Global Responsibility • Ultimately responsible for generation of revenues in the form of tickets sold to live events • Ultimately responsible for generation of revenues in the form of season tickets sold to Broadway Subscription Series • Supervise and guide marketing staff whose responsibility it is to direct marketing campaigns to sell tickets to live events. • Co-Manage (with CEO) the marketing and branding of the company image and website.
CORE SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES • Recruiting & Hiring marketing staff • Teaches, trains, and mentors staff to create marketing campaigns utilizing IAE’s Marketing methodology • Including •Creation and Use of marketing materials •Designing full marketing campaigns including the comprehensive use of television, print, radio, outdoor, social media, paid search, and search engine marketing •Overseeing and managing the implementation and oversight of marketing initiatives, like Search Engine Marketing, Social Media management, and other newer technologies like Remarketing. •Project management; clearly articulating project scope and objectives, meeting deadlines, time management, contingency planning, approval channels and procedures, budgeting, organization and vendor capabilities, and tracking / monitoring procedures. •Monitoring sales with managers, and adjustment of marketing plans to ensure the achievement of revenue goals
Desired Skills and Experience:
An strong desire to teach, mentor, and manage eager, intelligent, staffers to create a fun and professionally satisfying professional work experience.
Minimum of seven years’ experience in managing the marketing of live ticketed events, including media buying, subscription and single ticket campaign management, sponsorship, box office/inventory management and strategic planning
Extensive experience in digital marketing technologies included SEM, and social media marketing.
Desire to identify and implement new marketplace and consumer trends
Strong leadership skills and commitment to staff development
Ability to build and foster long-term business relationships
Ability to effectively represent the company in meetings, events, conferences and other external activities
Strong written and verbal communication skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Flexible to work extended hours and with occasional travel
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
IAE is a boutique producer, presenter, and promoter of live events based in Chicago, IL.
We specialize in creating unique live entertainment experiences featuring intelligent, articulate, and engaging concepts. IAE is proud to have recently produced the 2015 and 2016 North American tours for acclaimed journalist Anthony Bourdain, the 2014 United States book tour for Former Secretary of State H...illary Rodham Clinton, as well as a 2015 and 2016 sold out North American theater tours of renowned astrophysicist and host of TV’s Cosmos, Neil deGrasse Tyson. Other current and past tours featured David Sedaris, Garrison Keillor, & William Shatner across North America.
Current projects in development include the Harry Potter Film Concert Series appearing in more than 35 cities in partnership with local symphony orchestras, who perform the live score during the presentation of each movie, additional tours for Anthony Bourdain, David Sedaris, Malcolm Gladwell, and others.
Near and dear to the heart of our entire team are the 16 cities across North America where we present annual subscription series of the best of touring Broadway entertainment.
Overall, IAE prides itself on thinking outside the box to create "intelligent entertainment" experiences that strive to improve the quality of life of the communities we call home.