Communications Manager

Baltimore Center Stage

Baltimore Center Stage is seeking a Communications Manager. The Communications Manager is responsible for the execution of proactive media outreach and the crafting of press releases, message points and other publications. This position serves as the primary copywriter and producer of online content for the organization and participates in the development of communications strategies. The ideal candidate will possess superior writing skills, has strong relationships with local and national media outlets, and experience curating and producing content for digital media, including newsletters, e-blasts and social media platforms. Knowledge of regional theater Public Relations is highly preferred. Join a dynamic marketing and communications team and enjoy the opportunity to promote one of Baltimore’s leading arts organizations.

Under the leadership of Executive Director Michael Ross and Artistic Director Stephanie Ybarra BCS produces six shows and a wide range of other artistic and community programs. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with day-to-day management of PR, communications and content strategies

  • Draft press materials, including press releases/advisories, media relations pitches, media backgrounders, and contributed articles

  • Serves as primary copywriter for all public material including advertising, press releases, social media posts, and website copy

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships, produces the production programs for the season by editing/proofing, determining pagination, collecting content (including bios, bio formatting, dramaturgical articles, etc), and generating additional program content when required

  • Work collaboratively to ensure public relations and publications activities are aligned with strategic focus

  • Support social media efforts, including drafting posts and seeking organic opportunities

  • Support proactive media outreach efforts to top-tier and niche media and influential bloggers

  • Respond to media inquiries and general inquiries from the public as necessary

  • Monitor daily news utilizing media monitoring services

Reports to: Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships

Requirements

Looking for candidates who are creative, enterprise-oriented thinkers with a collaborative spirit. Must also have the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment with shifting deadlines and priorities. Position is full time with benefits.

Bachelor’s Degree

How to Apply

To apply: send resume, cover letter and writing samples to adminjobs@centerstage.org. Please put Communications Manager in the subject line.

Salary Range $30,000 - $40,000

Categories: Marketing Theater

Employer Name: Baltimore Center Stage

Job Title: Communications Manager

Employer Website: https://www.centerstage.org

Employer Contact Information: adminjobs@centerstage.org

Job Submission Requirements: Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree

Benefit Package Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Retirement Plan, FSA, Leave Time

Posted on December 18