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PlayMakers Repertory Company (PRC) is the premiere professional theater company of North Carolina, serving as a working laboratory for the Department of Dramatic Art and as a nationally recognized cultural destination for UNC and the entire southeast region. PlayMakers Repertory Company strives to produce entertaining, relevant, and courageous work that tells stories from and for a multiplicity of perspectives and creates transformational impact in our immediate and extended communities.
PRC manages the planning and oversight of a $3.1 million professional and educational theater operation. This unit has a staff of about 175 which includes approximately 47 employees, 20 independent contractors, 30 work-study students and up to 100 volunteers. Approximately 37 of these employees are seasonal employees, requiring new contracts and university personnel paperwork for each season. This unit is responsible for creating significant professional artistic programming, student and community engagement activities and attendant fundraising endeavors. The unit functions as a program of the Department of Dramatic Art.
The Director of Marketing and Sales will develop strategy and manage implementation for all marketing, sales, branding, and public relations functions for PlayMakers Repertory Company. The director creates and manages long-range and annual strategic and operational plans for the Marketing and Sales department, including media coverage goals and budgets. In conjunction with PlayMakers’ leadership and other departments, the director creates and manages revenue and audience attendance goals to meet growth targets. The director also develops and maintains collaborative relationships with other areas within PlayMakers and the Center for Dramatic Art, as well as external organizations locally and nationally, in order to coordinate programming and activities. The Director of Marketing and Sales manages the performance and daily work of the Associate Director of Marketing and the Marketing Communications Specialist, in addition to freelance and contract personnel as needed.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required with three years or greater of related professional experience in marketing, communications, journalism, public affairs, or a related field; for candidates demonstrating comparable professional backgrounds, will accept a relevant undergraduate degree and five years or greater of relevant experience in substitution.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
– A minimum of 5 to 7 years of combined marketing, digital media, and professional communications experience.
– Familiarity with and a background in the arts and culture sector.
– Knowledge of the arts in higher education and/or non-profits.
– Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, as well as project management platforms.
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The Department of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of acting and directing with expertise in Musical Theater. This position will lead the new Musical Theater minor, teach 2 courses per semester within the undergraduate Drama major, maintain a professional profile beyond UNC, and direct the musical for our undergraduate production arm, the Kenan Theatre Company. Additionally, the candidate may act or direct with PlayMakers Repertory company, our LORT D theater within the Department.
Candidates should possess a Master of Fine Arts degree; at least three years of teaching and directing experience at the university, college, or professional level; and have demonstrated professional excellence as evidenced by prior professional achievement and ongoing professional contacts.
Application deadline is 11/6/2023. Start date: 7/1/2024. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.