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The Meany Center has an outstanding opportunity for Digital Marketing Manager to join their team.
Meany Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Washington fosters innovative performances that advance public engagement, cultural exchange, creative research and learning through the arts. Meany Center provides opportunities for diverse artists, community, students and faculty to connect in the discovery and exploration of the boundless power of the arts to create positive change in the world. The Center is located at Meany Hall for the Performing Arts on the UW Seattle campus and presents over 20 international performing artists each season, in addition to numerous campus and community events.
Diversity, equity, inclusion and access (DEIA) are priorities at Meany Center. We aspire to build and sustain an inclusive and equitable environment for everyone who works and engages with Meany Center. Staff members are expected to respect diverse ideas, races, genders, sexualities, abilities, cultures, religions and traditions, and they are encouraged to learn how to interrupt behaviors that hinder our work towards anti-racism and our DEIA efforts. Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people, people with disabilities and people from other historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. We are also interested in learning about your professional growth goals connected to DEIA as they relate to this position
POSITION SUMMARY The Digital Marketing Manager will ideate, execute and evaluate social media, web, email and content strategy with a goal of generating incremental revenue and enhancing patron and donor engagement. They will conduct and oversee the development, production and deployment of content that advances the Meany Center brand and raises awareness of our programs and artists.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Social Media (30%)
Develop, plan and implement audience engagement, brand awareness and publicity campaigns to meet Meany Center goals.
Serve as primary content creator and moderator for Meany Center’s social media channels. Enlist other staff members, artists and partner organizations to assist in this effort where practical and appropriate.
Write and proof editorial content synthesizing information into concise, engaging messaging for target audiences. Maintain a high level of professionalism in creating content and interacting with followers when representing Meany Center on social media channels.
Work with, educate and advocate with Meany Center staff members and artists to incorporate social media techniques into their marketing and promotional efforts.
Attend events to serve as Meany Center’s social media voice; identify and pursue timely opportunities for engaging content.
Multi-Media Content Development (30%)
Brainstorm and develop video, interactive and graphical content to engage current and prospective audiences on social media and other digital channels.
Provide editorial support and oversight in story planning, development and review; maintain social media content calendar and asset archives.
Direct and manage outside video and photography contractors.
Collaborate cross-departmentally, and with artists, to create, produce and edit online content that engages audiences, including but not limited to archival research, artist-provided media, interviews and behind-the scenes content.
Coordinate livestreaming efforts in partnership with the Production team.
Website and Email (20%)
Participate in web strategy development and serve as project lead on website redesign/development projects.
Collaborate with ArtsUW Ticket Office and website developer to test and optimize ticket path functionality, ensuring an exceptional user experience.
Build website landing pages to support targeted promotions.
In partnership with the Marketing and Communications Manager, build, test and deploy emails, including but not limited to promotional offers, triggered and automated emails, and communications that support partnerships and virtual broadcasts.
Manage and grow email lists; create email lists from the Tessitura CRM database.
Oversee a student intern who will assist with the execution of multi-media tactics.
Digital Advertising (10%)
Develop strategy, budget and content for ad campaigns on digital ad platforms; monitor, analyze and optimize campaigns.
Establish measurements and success metrics to benchmark efforts.
Provide detailed analysis and accurate reporting on demographic, behavioral, and e-commerce metrics for website, email and social media channels.
Based on current analytics, define possible areas for growth and improvement.
Monitor trends in emerging media; experiment and adapt strategies and techniques toward meeting engagement and revenue goals.
Assist in other projects as requested, including but not limited to development of new initiatives, branding efforts and proofreading.
Attend weekly marketing, external relations and Tessitura meetings and provide input into marketing and communications strategy, goals and objectives.
Pay and reconcile invoices for managed projects.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related field and two years of experience in social media and/or digital marketing.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience with video production and social media tools and techniques.
Experience in digital marketing and strategy with knowledge of financial and quantitative analysis.
Excellent social media writer with attention to detail.
Experience developing and implementing digital ad campaigns.
Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS.
Some weekends and evenings required. Deadlines and events may require this position to work irregular schedules.
Self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
Must be able to effectively manage numerous projects simultaneously and in various stages of development with minimal oversight.
Knowledge and passion for the performing arts.
Experience creating and optimizing email campaigns.
Familiarity with CRM databases, Tessitura a plus.
Early adopter/follower of social media trends.
Sales and promotion experience.
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