Available Employment Opportunities
Palm Beach Dramaworks is always accepting resumes to keep on file for all technical and design positions. Current openings will be listed below.
Director of Marketing at Palm Beach Dramaworks:
The Director of Marketing develops and implements all marketing and public relations strategy, leading all aspects of audience development and retention while maintaining the Palm Beach Dramaworks (PBD) brand, insuring the integrity of institutional communications. This position reports to the Managing Director and leads a department of approximately two staff members/interns and a support team of two (graphic design and writer). The DOM is tasked with meeting organizational revenue goals, planning and implementing show-based and institutional marketing campaigns, and actively engaging groups and individual patrons in a robust experience with the theatre. You will work closely with the Managing Director, Artistic Director, and other senior staff as a member of the leadership team. The DOM will have considerable responsibility for setting and meeting organizational goals and participate in season planning.
The Director of Marketing will focus on growing new audiences while retaining and deepening relationships with current audiences, sustaining and growing PBD’s reputation as one of the country’s most vibrant professional regional theatres. As the architect of all marketing programs and initiatives, you will motivate your team to craft marketing campaigns for subscriptions, single tickets, and group tickets as well as execute all new initiatives and programs.
Create, implement, measure the success, and track the finances of marketing, communications, and public relations campaigns with a specific emphasis on:
- the development of subscription, single-ticket, and group sales campaigns to increase earned revenue.
- optimization of current subscriber and ticket buyer engagement programs with a major focus on growing attendance and deepening relationships with current subscribers.
- an institutional marketing campaign to promote the brand of PBD and expanding a sustainable audience base that reflects the diversity of Palm Beach County.
Oversee newsletter and playbill for each show. Bring in revenue from ad sales while establishing a relationship with local businesses and corporations.
Assist with the creation, implementation, and execution of corporate sponsorships with the Director of Development, and collaborate with the Development Department to integrate organizational strategy and customer relationship management in marketing and fundraising efforts.
Oversee and support the development and implementation of collateral materials in collaboration with other departments, including education.
Mentor and provide performance management of marketing staff, including training and development activities as well as regular feedback.
Implement box office procedures and train personnel to ensure that the audience experience is inclusive, welcoming, and comfortable.
Represent PBD and build external contacts within various communities, organizations, and service groups. Represent PBD as a leader in the community outside of the Theatre.
Work alongside other members of the leadership team as a strategic thought leader on short- and long-term organizational issues as well as season planning and season launch.
Attend full Board meetings and other strategic meetings that are relevant to the work of the Marketing Department as needed.
- Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Theatre, or Arts Administration required. Master’s degree preferred.
- A minimum of five years of marketing management preferred. Experience working in a regional theatre or other performing arts organization is preferred; knowledge of theatre is crucial.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook).
- Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
- Detail-oriented, including excellent proofreading and copy-editing ability.
- Advanced working knowledge of all social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube.
- Ability to learn and train on the website platform established by PBD.
A positive team approach with co-workers.
Must have reliable transportation; a valid license is required.
About Palm Beach Dramaworks:
Palm Beach Dramaworks is a professional not-for-profit theatre company that engages and entertains audiences with provocative and timeless productions that personally impact each individual. Palm Beach Dramaworks is committed to enhancing the quality of life through the transformative power of live theatre. Since our founding in 2000, we've distinguished ourselves with stimulating productions of classic, contemporary, and overlooked plays that inspire, engage, challenge, and entertain audiences. We're equally invested in the community, in education, and in nurturing the future of theatre, and as our reputation has grown, so has our reach and outreach.
Employment at Palm Beach Dramaworks:
In accordance with the hiring policy at Palm Beach Dramaworks, the first 60 days of employment is considered a probationary period. A permanent offer of employment may be made after that time.
Applicant instructions to apply:
This position will receive a salary based on experience. Applicants who meet the qualifications should apply by February 1, 2019. Please send a cover letter and resume to Jennifer Sardone-Shiner at [email protected].
Audition Information for Actors
Palm Beach Dramaworks announces auditions for the 2018/2019 Season
Email Donna Faber at [email protected] with questions or to schedule an audition appointment.
AUDITION LOCATIONS AND DATES:
AEA EPA/West Palm Beach, FL
Don and Ann Brown Theatre
201 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Monday, May 14, 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
FPTA/Vero Beach, FL
EPA/New York, NY (AEA Building)
165 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Note: Equity members will be seen as first priority, we will see non-union actors based on appointment availability.
Two contrasting monologues; 2 minutes each.
For those interested in The Spitfire Grille, be prepared to sing one song (bring sheet music), and to perform up to two contrasting monologues.
2018 – 2019 Season Productions
by Paula Vogel
J. Barry Lewis, Director
1st Rehearsal: September 25, 2018
Runs: October 19 - November 11, 2018
House on Fire
by Lyle Kessler
Bill Hayes, Director
1st Rehearsal: November 6, 2018
Runs: December 7 - December 30, 2018
The Spitfire Grill
Book and Music by James Valcq
Book and Lyrics by Fred Alley
Paul Stancato, Director
1st Rehearsal: January 8, 2019
Runs: February 1 – February 24, 2019
by August Wilson
Bill Hayes, Director
1st Rehearsal: March 5, 2019
Runs: March 29 - April 21, 2019
House of Blue Leaves
by John Guare
J. Barry Lewis, Director
1st Rehearsal: April 23, 2019
Runs: May 17 - June 2, 2019
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