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Under general supervision of the CAO and Production Manager, duties include program promotion for activities and events sponsored by the UC San Diego Department of Music; researching and drafting publications, as well as publicity and direct mail advertising programs.
Initial planning and arranging for the production and distribution of brochures, bulletins, and special publications used to publicize and promote concerts, courses and special programs unique to an academic music department, including the drafting of press releases, news bulletins, postcards, production programs, flyers and posters; develops and maintains mailing lists and carries out the direct mail program; assists with press coverage arrangements for events and activities; recommends the most efficient use of promotions services for the over-all production program; develops and maintains working relationships with offices, groups and agencies within the University and the community to facilitate student program promotion and events objectives; consults with faculty, CAO and Production on general public relations policies and long-range plans and directions; updates departmental web site; assists in the preparation of printing budget.
Coordinate alumni events and activities with Divisional Alumni Affairs staff. Maintain monthly press archive and create media outlets. Manage and facilitate front-of-house services for the Department of Music, including serving as the lead liaison with ticketing services and event box office activity. Responsible for implementing the University's cash handling procedures and for the proper accounting of all ticket sales.
Must work a varying schedule. Programming in the facility necessitates a different work schedule each week including evening and weekends.
Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of contemporary art practices.
Experience in successful creation and utilization of social media outlets.
Experience with production processes and vendor requirements for a variety of products.
Demonstrated working knowledge of applicable publishing software applications.
Demonstrated working knowledge of databases for desktop publishing and image storage.
Demonstrated skills in planning and implementing a complex promotions and department events calendar of over-lapping deadlines.
Proven ability to create new strategies, learn new methodology, and continue to evolve with and through a performing arts organization's growth and ever-increasing professional reputation for innovation and excellence.
Strong communication, negotiation and writing skills, particularly in proofreading copy.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in costing, obtaining bids, negotiating and auditing costs.
Knowledge of arts marketing resources, technology, trends, low and no-cost training opportunities and collaborative promotional opportunities on campus and in the community.
Knowledge of a mix of target-audience marketing, electronic marketing and direct-mail techniques combined with identifying and engaging specialized campus and community organizations to assist launching promotional campaigns.
Strong experience in a Mac/PC environment; well-developed skills in and/or willingness and ability to learn new software applications as needed; FileMaker PRO, Quark, Adobe Creative Suite, Excel, Word, Eudora and Entourage.
Knowledge of graphic design principles, composition, vendor specifications, mailing services issues, and design and database software.
Interpersonal communication skills to interact effectively with a variety of clients, support staff and vendors. Skills in collaboration to best meet project goals and objectives of clients.
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