PR/Publicity Manager Intern, Drake Theatre Arts

Drake’s Theatre Arts Department is currently seeking applicants for the Public Relations/Publicity Manager for the 2015-16 school year. This is a school year long commitment, you set your own hours but it’s typically 10hr/week. It is a paid position and is a seriously awesome job as you manage all of the PR efforts and gain really well rounded experience!

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to john.pomeroy@drake.edu and mary.kelly@drake.edu by May 1 at 5 p.m.

Responsibilities are to work with the faculty of the Department of Theatre Arts to:
-Create a PR/Marketing plan for Theatre Department 2015-16 season
-Develop a marketing plan for new and creative ways to reach and inform audiences about each of the six Drake Theatre productions
-Act as a liaison between the Theatre Department and University Communications.
-Craft press releases for each production
-Manage social media for Theatre Arts’ events.
-Create playbills and promotional materials using Adobe Creative Suite
-Manage the Publicity budget

Below are the desired qualifications:
-Strong writing and communication skills
-An appreciation for theatre
-Social media management experience
-Some PR/Marketing classes
-Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (mostly InDesign) preferred
-Organization and timeliness
-A willingness to be creative

Feel free to email mary.kelly@drake.edu with any questions!

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