The AMERICAN SHAKESPEARE CENTER seeks experienced candidates for the position of Director of Marketing and Sales. This position serves as a member of the ASC’s senior leadership team. Through effective communication of the mission, vision, and programming activities, the Director develops and helps execute strategies to generate all earned revenues ($2.7M ) including ticket sales in the Playhouse, educational programming, and ASC on Tour while leading a full-time staff of 5. The Director of Marketing and Sales plays a leading role in the ASC’s strategic planning initiatives which currently include increasing patron loyalty and retention, growing new audiences, and increasing the visibility of the Center within the public, scholarly, and theatrical spheres.
Full job description available here: http://www.americanshakespearecenter.com/pages/48/274/director-of-marketing
To apply send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to Amy Wratchford, Managing Director, via email at Amy@AmericanShakespeareCenter.com.
The successful candidate will have significant career experience in marketing, communications, or a related field. He or she will have proven initiative and will be a goal-oriented innovative thinker. The ideal candidate will be flexible with the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and will be able to work successfully under pressure and meet deadlines and goals. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include health insurance and a generous paid leave policy.
The American Shakespeare Center, in culturally-rich Staunton, VA, recovers the joys and accessibility of Shakespeare’s theatre, language, and humanity by exploring the English Renaissance stage and its practices through performance and education. ASC performs twelve months a year in the Blackfriars Playhouse, the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre; tours the eastern half of t...he U.S.; and maintains robust educational offerings including camps, teacher training, and leadership programs. Founded in 1988 as Shenandoah Shakespeare Express, the organization became the American Shakespeare Center in 2005. With 82% of its $3.7M budget generated through earned revenue, ASC has a solid financial track record and is on a strong trajectory of growth.