Full-time Graphic Design/Marketing Associate, Shakespeare & Company

Posted: 03/07/18 | SHARE:


Shakespeare & Company, one of the largest Shakespeare Festivals in the country is in search of a full-time Graphic Designer/Marketing Associate. Reporting to the Marketing Director, candidate will assist with marketing Shakespeare & Company’s year-round theatrical production, Award-winning Education programs, and internationally renowned Actor Training Center. They will also assist with marketing Shakespeare & Company’s development and community events.


  • Assist Marketing Director with day-to-day marketing duties including, but not limited to, producing flyers, postcards, ads, and digital graphics, updating and proofing documents, assisting with digital and email campaigns, conducting online research, updating online artist bios and headshots library, coordinating postcard and poster printing, distributing season promotional materials, and maintaining an internal communications calendar
  • Assist with re-sizing photographs and other minor graphic design needs
  • Help brainstorm ways to engage new audiences
  • Manage social media calendar, create posts and brainstorm ideas to increase engagement and followers
  • Assist with editing, proofing and writing promotional material  



REQUIRED EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/SKILLS: Desirable qualifications include a background in graphic design, marketing, and/or communications; passion for the performing and visual arts; ability to write; familiarity with social media, websites, email programs, and layout and photo editing software; familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Powerpoint; ability to use Apple computer and familiarity with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop; photography and/or videography skills a plus.

ESSENTIAL QUALITIES AND ABILITIES: Consistent attention to detail and accuracy; ability to stay organized and meet deadlines; ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment; good telephone skills; ability to be proactive and plan ahead. Candidate must be reliable, honest and possess enthusiasm and a positive attitude.

REQUIRED ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS:  The candidate must be able to present both oral and written information in a poised, persuasive, and professional manner; possess the ability to work both collaboratively and independently; and interact successfully and effectively with a wide variety of people on-and off-site.

Additional Information

Salary Range: $30,000 - $35,000/annually.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Carolyn Brown at: cbrown@shakespeare.org

To Apply

Candidates are invited to submit a cover letter explaining why this position is of interest, resume, sample of graphic design work and a list of three references. All submissions should be emailed to jobsearch@shakespeare.org with Graphic Design/Marketing Associate as the subject line. Please do not submit any application materials through the US mail or phone regarding the status of the submission.

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