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May 19, 2015

Director of Marketing | Actors’ Shakespeare Project

Actors’ Shakespeare Project, an award-winning, mid-sized professional Shakespeare company with extensive education and community projects, seeks a Director of Marketing. Actors’ Shakespeare Project has a full-time staff of 11, a resident acting company of 22, an itinerant performance model, and a strong track-record for youth, education and community work in the neighborhoods of Boston, Somerville, and Cambridge, and partnerships with the Department of Youth Services and Boston Public Schools. ASP’s organizational culture is collaborative and fast-paced, and fosters a highly creative environment.

The DM is a full time staff member reporting to the Executive Producer, responsible for running a department, significant product management and delivery, and managing a team. Working collaboratively with the Executive Producer, Artistic Director and Education Director, the DM supports and promotes ASP’s mission, external communications, and earned income objectives. Note: During the 2015-2016 Season, the DM will be working with an Interim Executive Producer while the organization undergoes a search process.

The DM is responsible for developing and implementing ASP’s publication, marketing, communication, brand and sales strategies, as well as overseeing Patron Services/Front of House so ASP’s patron and participant experience and message is unified and cohesive. The DM oversees ASP’s marketing budget, data collection and analysis, and calendar, working closely with ASP’s General Manager and Finance Director, and is responsible for setting and meeting sales targets while promoting mission and brand-related objectives. The DM directs a department that includes ASP’s senior graphic designer and a PR consultant, and supervision of a marketing assistant, interns, and the Manager of Patron Services and Front of House staff. The DM is responsible for moving the marketing goals in ASP’s Strategic Plan forward. Day to day, in addition to managing overlapping production, development, production and education campaigns, the DM is responsible for working with leadership staff on goals, strategies and targets around programming and marketing, the production of a high volume of materials and publications, supporting ASP events, and overseeing ASP’s technology interfaces in relationship to PR/Marketing, including social media platforms, Google Calendars, BaseCamp, Ovation Tickets, our website and host, and online marketing. The DM is the primary liaison with ASP’s patrons, the press, and general public.


•4-7 years experience in leadership position in marketing field, or equivalent
•Bachelor’s Degree
•Knowledge of and comfort within theater and the arts
•High bandwidth capacity to handle large workload in fast-paced environment
•Artistic sensibility
•Passion for Shakespeare, performance, arts education, youth arts
•Demonstrated track record and ability to manage a lot of moving pieces, bringing multiple intersecting projects in on time and on budget
•Exceptional technology skills and comfort with learning and managing technology platforms
•Experience with, and interest in, data collection design, collection and analysis
•Experience with ad-buying and sponsorship sales a plus
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
•Sales and customer service experience
•Eagerness to work on neighborhood-based marketing strategies, to travel and explore Boston-area neighborhoods, opportunities and partnerships
•Ability to drive projects independently; ability to work collaboratively as a team member
•Must share ASP’s commitment to racial and social justice through participation in ASP’s organizational undoing racism strategy
•Sense of humor
•Knowledge of Boston’s theater, arts education, and youth arts community a plus
•Valid MA driver’s license; Must have own vehicle
•Weekend/evening work is required

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and a list of three references to by June 15.
Subject Line: Marketing Director Application

Salary: Commensurate with experience; competitive benefits.

Start date: Immediate.

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ASP is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to fulfilling its mission to serve the diverse communities in which we work. Part of our vision is to have members from those communities join us in this mission. ASP encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures to apply.


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