The Flea Theater
New York, NY 10007
BE A FLEA!
SEEKING MARKETING ASSOCIATE
The award-winning Flea Theater seeks a highly motivated Marketing Associate with excellent organizational, communication and logistical skills to join our small entrepreneurial Off-Off Broadway organization. The Flea is a downtown beacon for creative artists of every discipline, and for adventurous audiences seeking bold and inventive work. We are also home to The Bats, a resident company of artists, now with over 100 members who perform in all our theaters.
Under the direction of the Producing Director and General Manager, the Marketing Associate strategizes and implements The Flea’s message, including overall branding and show specific marketing and manages the public image of The Flea by maintaining our website, sending regular email blasts, and has oversight of all printed program, invitations and advertisements.
This position works closely with the Audience Development Associate to design and execute a targeted marketing plan for each Flea production and season. They work with The Flea’s graphic designer on key art, with the videographer to create promo videos and with photographers for all press and publicity shots. The Marketing Associate also plans show specific pre and post show events, and works with the press representative on pitching stories and handling all press relations. The Marketing Associate is ultimately responsible for ‘butts in seats’ and works on strategies for appropriate group sales, discounts and comp offers.
Additionally, the Marketing Associate will play a large role in working with the Producing Director to position The Flea in our downtown community as well as the larger theatrical and cultural map.
The ideal candidate will have 2+ years experience working at an arts organization and have an understanding of producing Off -Off Broadway with a small administrative team. Candidates should possess quick problem solving skills, an ability to interact with artistic professionals at all career levels and an aptitude for maintaining systems to efficiently manage a multitude of situations.
Salary is commensurate with experience and includes health and dental benefits, which are paid 100% by The Flea. Typical office hours are 10am to 6pm, however this position requires some evening and weekends as needed. The Flea is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity onstage and off.
Start Date: ASAP
Please email cover letter, resume and two references to: