Citadel Theatre in Lake Forest Illinois is a professional nonprofit theatre looking to grow and expand in order to better serve the communities of Lake County. To that end, we are seeking an independent, self-starter who is able to help Citadel Theatre spread awareness about and increase ticket sales and registrations for its professional theatre productions and education program as well as other community projects.
The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for implementing the marketing plan. This includes flyers, posters, online ads, social media, email advertising, print ads and other print and digital marketing materials.
This position is also responsible for overseeing, coordinating and managing the delivery of marketing assets and services from third party vendors.
This position is also responsible for maintaining a firm grip on budgets and providing strong justification for daily and yearly spend.
This position is also responsible for overseeing and managing press and press releases, both internal and via third party vendors. This position is also responsible for developing relationships with press and other media and journalists in order to help improve Citadel's media coverage.
This position reports to the Managing Director.
Hands on design skills: an ability to create marketing materials (print, digital, social) using software and tools.
Good communication skills: a positive and friendly communicator who enjoys and is good at speaking with multiple types of constituents: press, media, vendors.
Excellent writing and editing skills--able to communicate well for press releases, social posts, print ads, email ads and other types of marketing.
Ability to use data to expand our base of constituents and find the most effective ways of reaching them.
Ability to be both strategic and implementation oriented.
Knowledge, passion for theatre industry.
Skilled with relevant software and tools, including Microsoft Office.
We are an equity, not-for-profit theatre based in Lake Forest, Illinois, one hour north of Chicago. Citadel productions include dramas, comedies, cutting-edge new works, contemporary and classical selections. We also offer acting classes and camps for kids, K-12 and provide scholarships to low-income children.
Citadel Theatre is committed to producing exciting, compelling, emotiona...lly and intellectually rich work of the highest caliber by bringing together gifted professionals from all theatrical disciplines.
Citadel seeks to provide a home for an audience that wants to experience powerful works of insight and complexity, works that illuminate the challenges and joys of the human experience. In doing this Citadel seeks to provide a creative haven for passionate, visionary directors, writers, actors and designers dedicated to maintaining the highest standard of professionalism.