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Jeffrey Hitchens

Marketing Director

The Marketing Director works with the staff and consultants in all stages towards the successful execution of the organization’s programs/projects. The Marketing Director also supports marketing planning, scheduling, implementation and tracking, including:


● Works with the Artistic Director, Creative/Executive Director, and Operations Director to create the marketing plan and timeline

● Guides the successful completion of the marketing timeline with the support of staff, consultants and interns

● Supervises management of the organizational database

● Creates marketing mockups and works with the graphic designer to complete the design and printing of program materials

● Creates marketing materials designed internally (i.e., performance programs, program promotion, audience survey and participation forms, etc.)

● Works with the Social Media Consultant and staff to meet e-blast and posting deadlines

● Works with the website designer to update the site as needed


● Attends the weekly staff meeting

● Facilitates the weekly marketing meeting

● Participate in the organizational strategic planning retreat

● Participate in a post program evaluations (as scheduled)

● Works with the Finance Director and staff to ensure the organization’s fiduciary best practices (i.e., expense accounting, budget management, etc.)

● Facilitates the hire of the intern that will assist in their area - Marketing Intern, stipend at $400 per semester, and paid upon completion of all responsibilities assigned during the semester. (including attending post project evaluations).

● Maintains electronic marketing and program

● Attends staff training forums as scheduled

● Reporting; Engagement


● Effective communicator

● Entrepreneurial self starter

● Good writing and editing skills

● Pays keen attention to details

● Good time management and is dependable at meeting deadlines

● Good with numbers

● Word and Excel proficient Proficient in social and electronic media and ticketing management systems (eblast, Facebook, Paperless Post, Eventbrite, etc.)

● Website knowledgeable

● Good at following direction and sustaining organizational protocols

Reporting & Engagement

● Reports to: Operations Director

● Supervises: Marketing Design Manager and Marketing Intern

● Works with: Staff and consultants

● Engages with: DRDT clientele (single ticket buyers, premium ticket buyers, groups)


Commensurate with experience for an organization of DRP’s size, this is a full-time contractor position with flexible hours, comp-time, paid vacation, and sick leave.


Please email your resume and a cover letter to the email in this listing by November 15, 2021. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The search committee intends to make its decision by or before November 29, 2021, with the intent that the Marketing Director will begin work on January 1, 2022. No phone calls, please. Please send email to DRP will acknowledge receipt of applications via email.

Deeply Rooted Productions is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for employees and applicants.

Contact Info:
Deeply Rooted Dance Theater
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Chicago, IL