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CITY OF AURORA
Department of Human Resources
15151 E. Alameda Parkway,
Aurora, CO 80012-1555
INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Fox Arts Sales and Promotions Director
An Equal Opportunity Employer
ISSUE DATE: 12/20/08
FINAL FILING DATE: 01/09/09
Plans, coordinates, manages, and implements all Aurora Fox Arts Center marketing, sales, promotional and public relations programs, and publications necessary for the sole purpose of selling Aurora Fox products and services to the public.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, develops, and implements integrated marketing/promotional strategies for Aurora Fox productions, services, and educational programs; writes copy, coordinates design, and schedules print ads, web ads, direct mail, press releases, posters, flyers, season brochures, mass email promotions, radio ads, and other media/promotional opportunities; plans, develops, and executes annual season ticket sales campaigns; develops and maintains media relationships and promotes media sponsorship opportunities; monitors and updates Aurora Fox web site and develops online marketing strategies; develops and coordinates PowerPoint and other presentations on Aurora Fox programs and services to community organizations, professional, and business associations in the Metro area; coordinates copy, design, and production of Aurora Fox main stage, Studio Theatre, and children’s stage playbills; coordinates group sales strategy with Box Office Manager and develops group sales collateral materials; attends and supports Aurora Fox Board and appropriate committee meetings; performs public relations tasks as needed including representing Aurora Fox at public meetings and events as required and developing and maintaining relationships and partnerships with community, government, business, and community stakeholders; works under supervision of the Executive Producer; and performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or related field.
Experience: At least three years of marketing experience in a leadership role. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge: Knowledge of Metro Denver region media resources, knowledge of and interest in the arts community, knowledge of a variety of software programs including Microsoft Office Suite.
Abilities: Ability to work well with little supervision; ability to work successfully with minimal support staff; ability to work well with volunteers; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; handle sensitive or stressful situations with tact and diplomacy; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; often works nights and weekends.
Skills: Strong interpersonal, organizational, and management skills; excellent verbal, writing, and presentational skills; skills in graphic design and art direction a huge plus.
Licenses, Certificates, or Equipment Required: Colorado driver’s license with good driving history. This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of employment.
WORKING CONDITIONS Physical Demands: Sedentary to moderate physical work depending upon assignment; may require ability to lift up to a maximum of 20 pounds; may require lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 20 pounds; may require regular standing and walking; may require bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, and climbing; eye/hand coordination for computer operation; may require eye/hand/foot coordination for operation of motor vehicle; vision to read reports and other written material; frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens.
Work Environment: Works primarily in clean, comfortable environment.
Equipment Used: Standard business and professional equipment and tools including computers.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
15151 E. Alameda Parkway,
Aurora, CO 80012-1555
EXAM #08- FOX ARTS SALES AND PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR
Fox Arts Sales and Promotions Director Supplemental Questionnaire
1.Complete and thorough responses to the following questions are necessary in order to be considered for this vacancy and move to the next step in the recruitment process.
How is the shrinking circulation of traditional newspapers affecting attendance for the performing arts? (100 words or less)
*2.Please write a 100 word press release announcing your appointment to the position of “Sales and Promotions Director” for the Aurora Fox.