Job Opening – Marketing/Development/Community Engagement Director

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Burning Coal Theatre
Marketing/Development/Community Engagement Director 

Burning Coal Theatre Company of Raleigh, NC is seeking a part-time (25-30 hours per week) contracted Marketing/Development/ Community Engagement Director.  Candidate will be involved in the following ways and with the following activities: 

  • Work directly with the Artistic Director and Director of Education on all audience engagement and outreach programming
  • Accessible, inclusive and energized event promotion
  • Create marketing, sponsorship and outreach strategies to support our programs and all fundraising efforts
  • Track and analyze ticket sales and donations
  • Develop content for our website and social media
  • Identify press opportunities and develop relationships with news media
  • Network at Burning Coal, partner and community events
  • Update calendar, website and/or coordinating updates with our web developer
  • Coordinate with related organizations and potential advocacy partners for collaboration opportunities
  • Partnership building with organizations spearheading campaigns and movements related to our mission and work
  • Attend shows and events to support the artistic activism efforts and build new relationships
  • Management of multimedia materials
  • Compile media sample packages for grants and development use
  • Communicate with and send thank-you notes to donors
  • Coordinate and develop fundraising and community-building events
  • Prepare materials for programs
  • Join in advocacy and outreach events

 Ideal Candidate Has –

  • Relevant experience and/or intent to develop expertise in this field; formal training will be considered, but is not required
  • A creative eye towards fun, accessible and sustainable community engagement strategies
  • Engaging written and verbal communication style
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with diverse stakeholders
  • Experience within arts and/or social justice communities
  • Technical skills appropriate for the position such as data base management, social media, etc.

Part time contracted – 25-30 hours/week

Please submit your cover letter and resume no later than February 28 to Jerome Davis, Burning Coal Theatre, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604, or to  The position is available immediately.

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