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Full-Time Actors Gym Marketing Manager

JOB POSTING – Marketing Manager

Actors Gymnasium seeks a full-time Marketing Manager to fill seats, attract new students, and promote our events. To perform this role you will:

  • Collaborate with the Artistic and Executive Directors to ensure a clear and accurate interpretation of the company’s vision and brand.
  • Design strategies, manage budgets, and implement tactics through a variety of media, traditional and new, including social media, digital, print, and online publications, TV and radio.
  • Manage priorities appropriately, oftentimes multitasking within and between the primary program areas of education, productions including collaborations, and offsite events.

The Marketing Manager is a key member of the small but mighty staff team, attending company events, representing the organization, and passionately promoting our programs. You are responsible for all aspects of managing, designing and executing the full spectrum of marketing activities. In support, our Office Coordinator maintains the website and database, we have a contract Graphic Designer, and an active internship program.

This is a fast-paced environment where you will be expected to execute effectively, communicate clearly, and write inspirationally, while paying attention to every detail. Actors Gym earns more than half our annual revenue through tuition-based programs, ticket sales and special events. Success is measured by several factors including attainment of earned revenue targets, growth in new audiences, attainment of goals established in the annual marketing plan, and other analytics. A full job description is available here –


The Actors Gymnasium is one of the nation’s premier circus and performing arts centers. Dedicated to bringing a new physicality to the American Theatre, The Actors Gymnasium

  1. Teaches circus arts, physical theatre and multi-disciplinary performance to children and adults;
  2. Produces original, daring works of circus-theatre, often in collaboration;
  3. Serves as a talent resource, providing innovative special event entertainment


At The Actors Gymnasium people Learn To Fly – physically, emotionally, and creatively.

Our core values are creativity, community and courage. We believe that inclusion and equity are fundamental platforms for our mission, vision and programs. Visit


Selection criteria for the successful candidate will consider:

  • Past success in marketing tuition-based education programs;
  • Experience in performing arts marketing;
  • Ability to multitask, balance competing priorities, and to function highly within a fast-paced environment;
  • Understanding of Actors Gym;
  • Work samples.


Send resume and one page cover letter to Put Marketing Manager in the subject line of the email. Candidates of interest will be contacted directly. No phone calls please


Posted on March 30, 2017 by .
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