Pivot Arts is searching for a part-time Marketing Manager (MM) who will oversee Pivot Arts’ spring season marketing including our podcast, digital programming and the reimagined Pivot Arts Festival. The MM manages the company’s digital marketing strategy including social media, website and e-blasts; distribution of print materials, and box office. The MM should be skilled with social media platforms; able to be trained in and/or proficient in WordPress; and create digital content for social media, website, e-blasts and blog. The MM will also set up ticketing and manage virtual sales in box office website. Due to the pandemic, we are working from home and meeting virtually.

The MM will research potential partners for audience development; forge and implement collaborative marketing strategies with participating festival companies, artists, venues and sponsors. In addition, the MM helps recruit, oversees and manages volunteers as well as distribution of postcards, posters and brochures.

This position requires a highly organized and reliable “go-getter” with strong communication, written, and people skills. The MM must be able to meet deadlines, work in a collaborative environment and manage volunteers. Knowledge of WordPress a plus. This is an excellent opportunity to meet and work with top tier theater, music and dance artists who will participate in the festival. The MM reports to Pivot Arts Director. This is a part-time, seasonal position from early March – June 11 and averages about 20 hours a week.

Please send cover letter describing relevant experience as a writing sample and a resume as PDF to info@pivotarts.org with subject: Attn: Marketing Manager. Include 3 references with phone and email contact information. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Excellent Writing Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Social Media experience; WordPress a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and keep to deadlines in virtual office world

Marketing and performance experience a plus. For more information about Pivot Arts visit pivotarts.org

Pivot Arts creates and presents adventurous and multidisciplinary performance in Chicago. We develop new work and present performances throughout the year culminating in a large-scale, multi-arts festival. Our vision is that of a vibrant community where collaborations between artists, businesses and organizations lead to the support and creation of unique performance events.