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Organization: Kansas City Ballet  
Job Location: Kansas City, MO

 

The Director of Marketing is responsible for identifying and activating comprehensive strategies based on the institutional goals established by the organization’s multi-year strategic plan. He/she is responsible for meeting or exceeding earned revenue goals, institutional press and external relations in coordination with an out-of-house Public Relations/Press and Media agency, supervising customer and box office services, identifying and meeting the marketing needs of the education programs generated by the Kansas City Ballet School as well as its Community Education activities.

Working closely and proactively with other senior staff/department heads, the Director of Marketing participates as part of the senior management team reporting directly to the Executive Director. The Director of Marketing is responsible for Kansas City Ballet’s overall brand continuity, audience development through marketing, public relations and promotional activities and programs.

Experience:     College degree required. Concentration in Marketing, Business Advertising or Communications preferred with at least five years as a marketing director or associate marketing director preferred. Strong leadership and consensus building skills; marketing management and strategic planning experience; a proven track record in developing and administering a successful marketing program.

Required Skills: The successful candidate will be a highly organized self-starter; someone able to work well with personnel at all levels in the organization as well as with donors, volunteers and other arts professionals. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Windows 7 based computer applications is essential; familiarity with Tessitura audience and development software is a high value asset.

Interested qualified candidates are invited to submit resume, salary history, names and contact information for a minimum of three references and a brief, well composed cover letter describing interest, relevant qualifications and experience to Mary Allen, Assistant to the Executive Director, Kansas City Ballet, Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity, 500 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108 Attention: Marketing Director Search.  Or, by e-mail (preferred method).