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    • 9 November 2023
    • Posted By Ellen Muse-Lindeman

    Events and Marketing Manager

    Kennedy Heights Arts Center is seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented Events and Marketing Manager to join our team. This position will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of a variety of performing arts and community events, as well as corporate and private rental events at the Arts Center; and creating social media content and marketing to promote events. The successful candidate will be a collaborative, creative professional with strong organizational and customer service skills. This is a full-time, exempt position, reporting to the Executive Director. A flexible schedule is required for this role to accommodate the varying nature of events.


    Arts Events Management
    • Plan, coordinate, and execute all events produced by Kennedy Heights Arts Center, in collaboration with KHAC staff and contracted artists, including performances, concerts, festivals, and community engagement events.
    • Serve as liaison and provide logistical support for arts and cultural events presented by regional arts organizations, artists, and community partners at Kennedy Heights Arts Center.
    • Oversee event logistics, including venue setup, staffing, vendor coordination, and any necessary permits or licenses. Execute contracts; manage invoicing and vendor payment; and set up and manage online ticketing for events.
    • Operate audio-visual systems including sound system, lighting system, and projector.
    • Supervise facility use to ensure a clean and orderly environment, keep equipment and supplies inventoried, prevent damage or loss, and maintain security.
    • Ensure events adhere to safety protocols and regulations, including health and safety measures.
    • Coordinate with various stakeholders, including artists, performers, and community partners.
    • Manage event budgets and track expenses to ensure events stay within financial parameters.
    • Maintain meticulous records of events, including attendance, feedback, and other data as required.

    Private Event Coordination
    • Provide customer support and event management for clients renting the KHAC Lindner Annex for private parties, nonprofit special events, seminars and corporate team-building retreats.
    • Manage all aspects of facility rentals including: responding to customer inquiries, executing proposals and contracts, overseeing invoicing and payment, event set up and breakdown, onsite event management, and post-event client follow-up.
    • Communicate and coordinate with outside vendors such as caterers and furniture rental
    • Cultivate and expand relationships with customers including businesses, nonprofits and individuals through marketing strategies and networking.

    Marketing and Promotion:
    • Work closely with the Director of Communications and Marketing to create engaging social media content and marketing materials to promote events and increase attendance.
    • Develop and implement marketing campaigns across various channels, including email, social media, and print, to enhance visibility of arts center events.
    • Monitor and analyze marketing data to measure the success of campaigns and adapt strategies as needed.

    Customer and Constituent Relations:
    • Engage with a diverse customer base and community to foster positive relationships and ensure an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
    • Serve as a point of contact for customers, providing exceptional customer service and ensuring client satisfaction.

    Perform other duties as assigned to support the mission and goals of the Arts Center.

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Marketing, Public Relations, Arts Administration, or a related discipline (or equivalent experience).
    • Proven experience in event planning and marketing, preferably in an arts or cultural setting.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills, with meticulous attention to detail.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficiency in social media platforms and marketing tools.
    • Ability to work effectively with a diverse range of customers and constituents.
    • Flexibility in schedule to accommodate evening and weekend events.
    • Creative problem-solving skills and ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
    • Experience working within a nonprofit environment is a plus.

    Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to speak and hear
    • Close and distance vision
    • Frequent standing with some walking and sitting
    • Must be able to set up and take down tables, chairs and stage platforms
    • Frequently lifts/carries up to 25 lbs.
    • Able to reach hands and arms in any direction and kneel, stoop or crouch

    Hours: Varying schedule as required by the schedule of events. Must be available for flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

    Compensation: $43,000 – 48,000 annual salary with health, dental and vision plan, generous PTO benefits, and professional development opportunities.

    Application: To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant supporting documents to Ellen Muse at

    Kennedy Heights Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

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