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Senior Marketing Manager

REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing and Communications

STATEMENT OF JOB

The Senior Marketing Manager is responsible for developing integrated marketing campaigns including advertising planning, media buying, patron contract strategies (direct mail and e-mail) and promotions to optimize revenue for TUTS.

JOB DUTIES

• Identify marketing opportunities and develop marketing campaigns for subscriptions and individual productions including timelines, advertising, promotions, and collateral;
• Plan, purchase, and schedule print, television, radio, outdoor, and digital advertising;
• Develop and manage all creative materials including graphic elements, print, collateral, and electronic advertising;
• Primary liaison for all advertising/media inquiries from outside sales representatives;
• Manage all direct mail campaigns including contact strategy, proper mailing standards, and post-mailing analysis;
• Identify and develop strategic grass roots marketing plans including web marketing tactics, word-of-mouth campaigns, and buzz generation;
• Identify, secure, and manage promotional partnerships with media, restaurants, theaters, and designated organizations including TUTS Culture & Cuisine program;
• Determine and manage marketing expenses for individual productions and designated campaigns;
• Propose and manage promotions and contact strategies for development and education departments including development of all support materials from concept to completion.

OTHER DUTIES

• Work closely with education, artistic, and public programs to develop branding and outreach activities to deepen patron’s theatre experience;
• Build and maintain relationships with members of the local arts community;
• Lead for annual Theatre District Open House;
• Attend various administrative and community meetings, serve as on-duty staff member at selected events, and complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Marketing.

QUALIFICATIONS

• B.A. in Marketing/Advertising or other related field
• (5+) years previous experience in advertising, media buying, and promotions
• Strong background in digital media and e-marketing
• Proven ability to supervise multiple employees
• Strong analytical skills and ability to manage revenue and expense
• Experience working in non-profit performing arts including Tessitura helpful
• Ability to solve problems with creativity and efficiency.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills.
• Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in oral and written communication on an interpersonal or group level.
• Ability to listen effectively to assist staff in identifying and resolving challenges.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities to ensure work is completed in a timely and productive manner.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain a sound perspective, essential for maintaining healthy relationships with co-workers.
• Ability to work effectively with a variety of people in various settings.
• A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service
• Knowledge of Windows products, including Word and Excel.
• Exemplary attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
• Ability and commitment to working with diverse groups in terms of gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class and immigrant status.

Please send Resume and Cover Letter to: Recruiting@tuts.com

Patron Services Representative

JOB PURPOSE

The Patron Services Representative position will support the day-to-day operations of the Ticket Operations/Sales, Group Ticket Sales and Marketing departments. The position will assist with general office duties during regular business hours as well as day of show activities including, but not limited to, pre-show set-up, special event coordination and sales efforts.

We are now hiring Full Time, Part Time and Seasonal/On Call positions

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Responsible for opening and closing daily
• Responsible for printing tickets/ Gift Certificates – will call, mail, mobile delivery, print at home
• Answer phones and take Patron inquires related to new sales, prior sales, ticket exchange and other services

QUALIFICATIONS

• Some knowledge of Musical Theatre preferred but not required.
• Consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
• Proficiency in Microsoft office (Excel/Word).
• Ticketing and/or Customer Service experience required
• Available to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.
• Experience on Tessitura Ticketing System preferred
• Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in oral and written communication on an interpersonal or group level.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities to ensure work is completed in a timely and productive manner.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain a sound perspective, essential for maintaining healthy relationships with co-workers.
• A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service
• Exemplary attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
• Ability and commitment to working with diverse groups in terms of gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class and immigrant status.

Apply to: recruiting@tuts.com

Accounting Manager

JOB PURPOSE

The Accounting Manager is responsible for the day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting functions of an established non-profit arts organization in the heart of Houston’s Theatre District. Theatre Under the Stars operates with an annual budget of approximately $15 million, a full and part time staff of approximately 43, and a roster of seasonal teaching artists. This position is expected to work collaboratively, while reporting directly to the Director of Finance to ensure the financial success of the organization.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Maintain the general ledger, which includes recording of receipts, disbursements, receivables, liabilities and daily/monthly journal entries
• Develop timely and accurate financial statements and accounts that are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) appropriate for a non-profit organization
• Use statistical, economic and financial principles to assist the Director of Finance in the preparation of monthly and annual reports and analyses
• Supervise the month-end and year-end closing processes, conduct research and make correction journal entries for account discrepancies, prepare closing journal entries, post accrual entries, and assist in the preparation of financial statements
• Assist Director of Finance in the production of standard and custom financial reports as needed by the Executive Director, Board and staff
• Support and back up the Payroll Coordinator and Accounts Payable Coordinator during vacations and absences, maintaining strictest confidentiality
• Maintain asset system, which includes preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of general ledger to fixed assets balances, and preparation of depreciation schedules for budgeting and monthly reporting
• Reconcile bank, credit card, investment accounts, receivables and petty cash
• Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
• Calculate and prepare general ledger entries for various monthly items such as credit card fees, depreciation, worker’s comp, employee benefit distributions and investment account activity
• Supervise the compilation and preparation of materials for the annual audit, assist the Director of Finance during field work and testing, and liaise with the external auditors as necessary
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university and two to four years’ experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience in accounting.
• 2+ years’ experience working at a non-profit or arts organization, theatre experience preferred.

• Knowledge of Sage accounting software, experience with Paciolan ticketing software and Raiser’s Edge development software needed. Experience with Tessitura software a plus.
• Ability to solve problems with creativity and efficiency.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills.
• Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in oral and written communication on an interpersonal or group level.
• Ability to listen effectively to assist staff in identifying and resolving challenges.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities to ensure work is completed in a timely and productive manner.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain a sound perspective, essential for maintaining healthy relationships with co-workers.
• Ability to work effectively with a variety of people in various settings.
• A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service
• Knowledge of Windows products, including Word and Excel.
• Exemplary attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
• Ability and commitment to working with diverse groups in terms of gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class and immigrant status.

Please send Resume and Cover Letter to: Recruiting@tuts.com