The Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago, Illinois seeks a Marketing Manager to join its collaborative, empowered team. This position reports to the Chief Marketing Officer. The Marketing Manager serves as the lead project manager for key elements of the Festival's marketing and membership campaigns, including print, digital, and email efforts. Strong candidates will demonstrate a passion for the arts and the mission of the Festival.
Manage production and distribution of all marketing collateral, including season brochures, postcards, flyers, street banners, and concert programs.
Design and manage effective email campaigns to support the Festival's membership program.
Maintain all aspects of the Festival's website, creating content, and monitoring site performance.
Develop engaging content for the Festival's social media channels, including high-quality photos and videos.
Coordinate with all Festival departments to ensure communications adhere to brand standards.
MINIMUM CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree required
Minimum of three years paid experience in marketing/sales in a performing arts or similar organization
Excellent writing skills
Experience using Tessitura and/or other ticketing systems/databases
Experience using Wordfly and/or other email marketing systems
Experience using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign software
About Grant Park Music Festival
The Grant Park Music Festival has been Chicago’s summer music sensation for over 80 years. The Festival demonstrates that classical music, performed by a world-class orchestra and chorus, can have a transformative impact on the city. Showcased in one of the city’s most spectacular settings, the Festival continues to be a summer gathering place for all of Chicago, where people from every neighborhood, from all walks of life, and from around the world, are connected through the power of music. The Festival is operated by the Grant Park Orchestral Association, which is governed by a 30-member Board of Directors and has a 2018 operating budget of $6.28 million.