Creative Content Associate | Playbill

Creative Content Associate

CATEGORY: Administrative

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center
Waterford, CT


Rachel Phillips

Job Details


n a full-time, year-round position, the Creative Content Associate will work to support the Department of External Relations’ efforts to maximize the visibility for O’Neill programs, enforce the O’Neill brand, and encourage active engagement with artists, patrons, donors, and alumni. The Creative Content Associate will collaborate closely with the Communications and Marketing Manager and the Marketing Associate on the development and implementation of marketing campaigns, including calls for submissions/applications, special events, summer season marketing, etc. with particular focus on the generation of creative assets needed, including graphic design, photography, and videography.



  • Assist in maintaining visual aesthetic across a variety of formats (print and digital), and support content management and creation for each.
  • Create logos, text treatments, and season looks.
  • Design marketing collateral for all programs, advertisements, Blue Gene’s Pub, special events, fundraising collateral, social media, etc.
  • Ensure timely creation of production playbill & inserts
  • Design merchandise for Gene’s General Store (GGS), collaborating with Communications and Marketing Manager and Marketing Associate to determine needs.
  • Assist in layout and design for mass emails in Emma (the O’Neill’s email platform) as needed.
  • Assist in layout and design for the O’Neill’s website (Wix-based) as needed.
  • Serve as point person for third-party print shops/vendors.


  • Serve as the official photographer/videographer for the O’Neill including rehearsals, productions, cast photos, National Theater Institute classes and performances, as well as special events and receptions.
  • Edit photos and videos as needed to ensure the highest quality presentation.
  • Design and produce video content to be used for publicity and archival purposes.
  • Manage photo and video archive.
  • Make and archive Zoom recordings when needed.
  • Upload images to SmugMug platform for photo sales..
  • Coordinate photo and video call schedules with various O’Neill staff and stakeholders.


  • Demonstrated background in graphic design, photography/videography, branding, marketing, and/or performing arts.
  • Strong eye for the visual and ability to generate creative concepts.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively within a collaborative team environment.
  • Able to efficiently manage a wide range of tasks in a fast-paced environment with accuracy, grace, and humor.
  • Superior deadline management skills, with an ability to work independently when necessary.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Workspace required.
  • Personal equipment for photography required.*
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator) preferred.
  • Experience working with email marketing software, HTML/CSS is a plus.
  • Willing to adopt a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends, including for special event assignments and/or other projects as they arise.

*The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center will be responsible for covering costs associated with any loss or damage to equipment incurred while performing required job duties.


Salary range is mid-$30k negotiable. The benefits package includes health, dental, and vision. Temporary housing may also be available for this position.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a work resume, and contact information for at least two references. Applicants should name all attached files with this format: "Last Name, First Name - Document.” This position must be local or willing to relocate.

The O’Neill is committed to diversifying the future of the American theater through the stories we tell and the people we hire. We highly encourage applications from talented artists, technicians, and administrators from all underrepresented groups to apply.


Oct 3, 2022 -






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