Interim Director of Marketing and Communications

Dec 04, 2012
Jan 03, 2013
Ms. Megan Maxwell
Full Time
BRIC presents programming in three disciplines: Contemporary Art, Performing Arts and Community Media. In October 2013, we will move to our new home, BRIC Arts | Media House, which is currently under renovation by the City of New York. This will bring all of our programs under one roof for the first time, and will create a multidisciplinary arts and media center designed to support artists and engage the public.

Purpose of Position: The Interim Director of Marketing & Communications will oversee BRIC organizational marketing for an approximately 3 ½ month period while our Director of Marketing and Communications is on leave. Among other things, the position will include overseeing communication of a new brand campaign and marketing ramp-up for the opening of BRIC House, launch of the 35th anniversary season of BRIC’s Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival and other programmatic initiatives, and press coordination.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

- Daily oversight of program marketing efforts, including review of creative designs, and materials; prepare reports on marketing efforts and metrics.
- Assist in special event planning and serve as press liaison at events.
- Carry out marketing plan for BRIC House opening and re-branding initiative, including press, community outreach, web, print and social media.
- Draft press releases and marketing materials; work with in-house graphic designer for production
- Serve as liaison to PR Firm and respond to press inquiries
- Oversee web site content and social media channels to maintain BRIC's online persona and ensure timely information on BRIC activities.
- Advise and brief regularly with President on marketing and press issues; collaborate with senior management team on marketing.
- Coordinate with members organizations of the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Alliance and other external partners.

Education/Experience: At least 5 years marketing and management experience, preferably with a cultural organization.

Interested candidates should send a brief cover letter and resume.