Chautauqua, NY 14722
About the Opportunity
The Arts Marketing Specialist is engaged in and responsible for the execution of the strategic marketing plan for the Chautauqua Opera Company and the Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC) with additional contributions to the marketing and communication efforts across the arts and other areas. Core responsibilities include being the premier arts marketing specialist on staff, development, and execution of sales and communications materials, and collateral to meet and exceed designated revenue goals, and enhance patron engagement.
Chautauqua Institution is a not-for-profit global convener of dialogue on the most significant issues of the day through engagement across four pillars of the arts, education, religion, and recreation. The Chautauqua community is located on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York State and comes alive each summer with a unique mix of visual and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship/programs, and recreational activities. Chautauqua Institution is committed to creating conditions in which everyone feels that they can engage as full and valued participants in the Chautauqua experience.
The Institution has passed a strategic plan (150 Forward) that endeavors to expand its reach to year-round programming and to harness its brand for continuous impact. A new Washington, DC, office has opened to allow the Institution to play an ongoing role in the cultural conversations of the nation.
About Your Day
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Arts Management, or a similar field, preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of work experience will be considered.
The Arts Marketing Specialist will average 35-40 hours per week with a periodic increase of working hours (approximately 50 hours per week) required based on business needs during the Chautauqua Assembly.
Benefits Suite for Our Talent
Chautauqua Institution’s competitive benefits suite includes health insurance, dental insurance, flexible spend (or health savings) account options, vision insurance, complimentary life insurance, access to various fitness and wellness programs, and employee-paid supplemental life insurance and long-term disability options. We help our employees plan for the future through a discretionary employer pension contribution, which has recently been (10%) of gross compensation following a designated service period. The Employee Assistance Program provides virtual access to a network of free services including counseling sessions, legal counsel, financial advisors, and childcare/eldercare referrals.
Discovering Your Chautauqua Experience
There are countless ways that our talent will engage with our mission, vision, and diverse communities, and you are invited to immerse yourself in our programming as a gateway to this experience.
Employees will receive the Traditional Chautauqua Gate Pass, which provides access to all Amphitheater programs except popular entertainment (up to two nights per week) and lawn seating for all performing arts events at the Pratt Avenue performance pavilion (a new, temporary venue for 2021). Designated popular entertainment events in the Amphitheater will require a separate ticket purchase if tickets are available.
In addition to a Traditional Gate Pass, employees, and their families, will receive full access to our current and historical programs online at CHQ Assembly.
Joining Out Talent Community
Qualified candidates should apply online at CHQ.org/employment with a cover letter, resume, and optional portfolio documents. You are encouraged to learn more about Chautauqua Institution at CHQ.org and the 150 Forward Strategic Plan at 150fwd.CHQ.org.
April 5, 2021 -