| Job Title: Director of Marketing |
Reports to: General Manager
Supervises: Group Sales Manager & Marketing Coordinator
Status: Full-Time; Salaried; Exempt
Summary: The Director of Marketing is responsible for the promotion of concerts, sporting events, conventions and shows within the Ranch complex, while developing creative marketing campaigns that promote public/community awareness. Director or Marketing is responsible for maintaining relationships with media partners, and ensuring fulfillment of contracts while overseeing the media buying and billing process. This individual will manage, supervise and coordinate all the activities of the Marketing department to reach budget goals and generate revenue for the facility. The Director of Marketing will implement marketing plans, manage event advertising budgets and promotions and ensure successful sales for events.
• Ensure the development, implementation and reconciliation of comprehensive marketing and advertising/sponsorship opportunities • Plan, organize, lead and control public relations efforts for the facility and the Ranch Events Complex. • Create marketing plans for events being promoted at the facility in conjunction with a promoter, or on behalf of the facility • Maintain and monitor a solid media relations program, including the creation of media releases and the coordination of interviews and media requests for information on the event, facility or staff • Analyze challenges, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and make decisions in support of organizational objectives • Explore non-traditional marketing opportunities for the facility and its events • Develop, monitor and evaluate annual marketing budget; set and manage achievement of department objectives • Negotiate and maintain promotional partnerships with corporate partners • Develop, direct, coordinate and review the strategic plan for providing marketing services • Plan and negotiate all paid TV, radio, print and outdoor advertising for various marketing campaigns • Track, analyze and compare event sales information • Maintain venue website and social media • Manage event settlement packets, including collecting invoices, coding and creating a back-up packet • Develop collateral, including fliers, newsletters, websites, posters, postcards and email blasts • Manage day-to-day promotions and event activities • Provide direction to Group Sales with regard to events • Work directly with promoters for upcoming events to ensure success and customer satisfaction • Plan meetings to negotiate and research advertising mediums • Secure advertising deals and oversee implementation • Coordinate team efforts with other departments to implement marketing ideas/tasks • Oversee grassroots program and collateral created • Mentor staff in the department to assist in their development • Perform all other duties as required • Communicate clearly and concisely in the English language, both orally and in writing • Establish and maintain positive, cooperative working relationships with contacts and co-workers • Work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, days, evenings, holidays, extended (long) workdays for an extended number of days as needed