Marketing Coordinator


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Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
358 George Carter Road
Becket, MA 01223
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Company Description:
Jacob’s Pillow, a National Historic Landmark and recipient of the National Medal of Arts, is a year-round center for dance and home to America's longest-running international dance festival located in the beautiful Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. The Pillow encompasses the world-renowned international Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, presenting more than 50 dance companies and over 350 events each summer; The School at Jacob’s Pillow, one of the most prestigious professional dance training centers in the U.S.

Jacob’s Pillow is committed to providing an inclusive, diverse, accessible, and equitable environment that cultivates the celebration of the art of dance and its positive impact on communities. Jacob’s Pillow’s mission is to support dance creation, presentation, education, and preservation; and to engage and deepen public appreciation and support for dance. Organization-wide values include inclusion, leadership, integrity, flexibility, partnership, and sustainability.

Jacob’s Pillow is a registered 501(c)(3) not for profit organization that provides equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law. This policy also prohibits employees from harassing any other employee for any reason including, but not limited to, race, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disabled status
Marketing Coordinator
To Commensurate With Experience
High School or Equivalent

Jacob's Pillow seeks a seasonal Marketing Coordinator to support the Director of Marketing and the Marketing team with administrative assistance in order to ensure the smooth running of all Marketing department operations leading up to and during the summer festival, with a particular focus on:

  • partnering with the Director of Marketing (beginning in the pre-festival period) to establish, monitor, and improve communication and workflow plans within the department, ensuring that all new hires and seasonal staff in the Marketing department are properly equipped to contribute and support each other

  • supervising the flow of creative assets (both print and digital) between teams and throughout the Jacob’s Pillow campus

  • planning for and leading the storytelling strategy, capture, and dissemination of on-the-ground social media assets during the Festival season

  • collaborating directly with the Marketing/Digital Media, Public Relations, and Audience Development interns on technical and logistical support needs

  • interfacing with the Patron Services and Box Office teams on Marketing efforts to improve the onsite patron experience

  • generally acting as a “noticer” that identifies opportunities to spark joy, build community, and help to make any visitor’s experience at Jacob’s Pillow a positive one, then actively reports back to the Marketing departments with these observations and recommendations.

  • Previous marketing and/or arts organization or nonprofit experience

  • Previous experience working towards revenue goals and/or working within a budget

  • Previous experience copywriting for marketing and/or promotional purposes

  • Previous experience leading the creation of multi-platform social media content for a company, organization, group, club, etc, with a deep familiarity with Instagram and TikTok

  • Strong interpersonal skills and confidence in approaching and collaborating with artists, visitors, and members of the general public

  • Strong time management, project management, and supervisory skills

  • Strength in organizing a large volume of media files

  • Exemplary writing and proof-reading skills

  • Experience working with email campaign programs is a plus

  • Experience working with Canva or InDesign and other Adobe Creative Suite programs is a plus

  • Exposure to website content management softwares (such as WordPress) is a plus

  • Passion for and knowledge of dance and the performing arts is a major plus

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