Marketing and Development Coordinator job opportunity

Marketing and Development Coordinator job opportunity
Canton Ballet seeks a full-time Marketing and Development Coordinator to begin immediately but no later than July 15th. Send cover letter and resume to cassandracrowley@cantonballet.com. Electronic submissions only. EOE 

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Job Title: Marketing and Development Coordinator
Reports to Artistic/Executive Director of Canton Ballet
Full time in Ballet Office (Exempt).
Salary negotiable per experience

Position Overview: The Canton Ballet Marketing & Development Coordinator is responsible for creating, implementing, and managing a comprehensive fundraising and marketing program that includes vision, strategy, structure and monitoring an internal calendar of implementation.

Professional Qualifications

  • Experience in marketing, event planning, and fundraising required
  • Proficiency with digital marketing, social media marketing and account management, MS Office, Photoshop and databases
  • Ability to engage donors including individuals, corporations, colleges and universities, sports teams, community organizations, etc.
  • Proven success in researching and writing grants
  • Outstanding communication skills, including listening skills. Be confident and have the ability to make effective presentations both verbal and written
  • Able to attend and represent Canton Ballet at community events
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to seasonal or event-related fluctuations in workload
  • Comfort working independently and taking initiative to solve problems creatively.  Exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Personal Skills

  • Passion for the value of and the need to support Canton Ballet
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Must embrace a commitment to team spirit and use tact when working with staff, event chairs and volunteers
  • Ability to work independently and handle clerical duties associated with the position
  • Possess high levels of professional effectiveness, collaboration, integrity and energy
  • Occasional nights and weekends will be necessary.