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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Portsmouth Music and Arts Center

Portsmouth Music and Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community music and arts school whose mission is to build community through the arts by providing all people with the opportunity to achieve their full creative potential, regardless of their age, ability, or economic status. We accomplish this through high quality music and visual arts education programs and by creating ensemble, performance, and exhibition opportunities for students, professionals, and audiences.

There is a place for everyone at PMAC. Through music and art, PMAC helps students meet and accomplish important life goals. We are committed to excellence in arts education and work daily to build community through the arts.

Since our founding in 2002, the Portsmouth Music and Arts Center has successfully motivated and inspired thousands of music and art students of all ages. Our faculty's commitment to the highest educational standards, combined with the passion and dedication of our students, is at the core of this success.

Portsmouth Music and Arts Center (PMAC) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or genetics.

Perks of working at PMAC include:

  • Fun, creative work environment.
  • Be part of a team that has a passion for music and art.
  • Program discounts for PMAC education programs for employee and immediate family.

PMAC seeks a creative, proactive and team-oriented individual to work as a part-time (24 hours per week) Marketing Coordinator for our growing organization. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience and success in applying writing and communication skills to build public awareness of PMAC and its programs, provide clear and consistent targeted messaging that builds upon PMAC’s reputation as a leading arts organization, and work with PMAC’s outside marketing and public relations firm to manage the design process of collateral materials. 

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of hands-on communications, marketing, and/or media relations work experience required, with experience working as part of a team in the nonprofit sector preferred.
  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing communication tools (articles, press releases etc.) and organizational assets (annual reports, brochures) required.
  • Experience managing and coordinating digital outreach efforts (blogs, online communities), social networking tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), and email marketing to promote business objectives required.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Experience and familiarity in website content management desired.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with an external marketing and public relations firm to develop collateral materials and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and assignments, problem-solve, maintain a positive attitude, and produce professional results under deadlines.
  • Proficient in all MS Office Products as well as in Google Applications.
  • A familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite products including InDesign and Photoshop and the ability to edit existing design documents is a plus.
  • Strong interest in supporting the mission and success of a community arts school preferred.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
Responsibilities:

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with the CEO and Director of Admissions to develop long- and short-term marketing plans to promote student registration, concerts, exhibitions and events.
  • Write, develop and coordinate the creation and dissemination of external communication materials and impact stories to expand awareness, engage stakeholders, and build and strengthen relationship with donors to share through social media and traditional media outlets. This includes press releases, programs, catalogs, e-mails and catalogs.
  • Review proofs for all marketing collateral and communications to ensure accuracy and readability, including grammar, punctuation and writing style.
  • Assist the Director of Development in all aspects of annual appeal mailings and with sponsorship materials.
  • Regularly maintain and update time-sensitive content on the PMAC website.
How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a resume and writing sample no later than Friday, October 20, 2017 by email to employment.pmac@gmail.com.  Please reference Marketing and Communications Coordinator in the subject line.  E-mail applications with attachments in Microsoft Word or PDF format only. We do not accept phone inquiries regarding the position; please do not call.

Job Location:

Portsmouth

Date Added: October 4, 2017

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