Marketing Manager – Full Time, Salaried Position
The Marketing Manager will develop and execute organizational and production marketing strategies, including but not limited to: marketing plans, budgets, promotions, media placement, website maintenance, direct mail, and email/social media campaigns. This position will write copy and oversee the production of all collateral, including theatre signage, season brochures, flyers, postcards, banner ads, video trailers, show programs and fundraising materials. The Marketing Manager will liaise with our press agents, graphic designers, photographers/videographers and co-producing partners.
An important focus for this position is to drive ticket sales and expand our membership base. This individual will pull and analyze sales data and develop responsive sales initiatives. The Marketing Manager will spearhead our membership program, including the development of materials, researching and targeting appropriate groups, organizing telemarketing campaigns and setting our member events calendar.
Successful candidates will be organized self-starters with excellent communication skills, along with a strong knowledge of New York City Theater. Qualified applicants will have experience with MS Office, Publisher, Patron Mail, Photo Shop/InDesign and WordPress. We are looking for applicants with a BA/BS degree and a minimum of 4 years of experience in theatrical marketing. This is a full time position with benefits. Please email cover letter and resume with “Marketing Manager” in memo line to email@example.com.
ARTIST SUBMISSION POLICY
Women’s Project Theater supports a rotating Lab of five playwrights. Our commitment to the current and alumnae writers from the Playwrights Lab, limits the number of productions available to writers outside the Lab.
Submission Procedure: WP Theater does not accept unsolicited scripts. Plays must be submitted through a bona fide industry agent. Unrepresented playwrights may send: 1) Cover letter; 2) a brief synopsis (under 100 words); 3) a ten-page dialogue sample; and 4) Two letters of recommendation.
Send to: Women’s Project Theater, Attn. Literary Department, 55 West End Avenue, New York, New York 10023
Please submit clean copies and not originals. Submissions will NOT be returned. FULL SCRIPTS SHOULD NOT BE SUBMITTED UNLESS REQUESTED.
Type of Material:WP produces full-length plays written by women. We are open to a variety of styles, perspectives and topics; however, we do not generally produce “kitchen sink” plays. We respond to plays that contain the universe – intellectually rigorous, boldly theatrical, and emotionally audacious.
We recommend that you see a show at WP and study our production archives to get a better understanding of the kind of material we produce. We do accept musicals, although we have a very limited history of producing them.
Response time and method of response: Please be patient. Response time for material sent to our office is 9 – 12 months. We read every submission, and after reading a synopsis/sample, may ask to see the entire script. Due to the high volume of submissions, we can only respond to the projects that we wish to pursue.
Best Submission time: Scripts are accepted May – December.
If you would like to invite a WP staff member to come see a reading, workshop or production, please send invitations to “literary at womensproject dot org”. We receive many requests and are only able to attend a limited number of events.
WP’s commitment to the current and alumnae directors from the Directors Lab severely limits the number of productions available to directors outside the Lab. Early and mid-career directors are encouraged to apply for the Lab.
Mail your resume to: Women’s Project Theater, Attn. Production, 55 West End Avenue
New York, New York 10023
If an appropriate opportunity arises, then we may contact you to set up a portfolio review/meeting. Submissions will not be returned or responded to unless we have an opening.
WP is signatory to a collectively bargained agreement with Actors’ Equity Association. WP auditions AEA actors through agent submissions. WP also conducts one Equity Principal Audition for each mainstage production. If you’d like to be considered for a role in an upcoming production and are a member of Actors’ Equity, please find the casting call notices posted at AEA. Do not phone, fax or visit. Please note that we do not accept headshots or resumes via mail or email.
HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the position title in subject line. Attachments must be in PDF format or they will not be opened. No phone calls please.
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