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Marketing Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

The Marketing Manager (MM) works to advance Gibney’s mission and programming as part of a coordinated team including the Director of Marketing, Marketing & Audience Services Manager, and Digital Media Manager. The MM is responsible for implementing and reporting on digital marketing strategies, creating and sharing content that promotes Gibney’s mission and programs, and supporting design and website projects.

This position does not currently manage any staff members, but in the future may manage one Marketing Associate and/or Social Media Associate. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the MM is a full-time, non-exempt position.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

GENERAL

  • Possesses an extraordinary level of attention to detail and expertise in Gibney’s brand, voice, and programmatic offerings
  • Absorbs and distills complex information to create clear, well-designed communications to a broad array of audiences
  • Works collaboratively and proactively across the organization to promote the full depth and breadth of Gibney programming
  • Ensures that the Gibney Staff and Board are informed of events and updates through weekly and monthly email newsletters

DIGITAL MARKETING

  • Generates engaging and strategic content across multiple channels, including social media, email, and the Gibney website
  • Analyzes the efficacy of digital marketing campaigns through weekly reporting
  • Manages social media and email calendars in collaboration with the Director of Marketing
  • Drafts, schedules, and monitors posts on Gibney’s social media feeds
  • Drafts, schedules, and monitors emails promoting performances, programs, classes, and other organizational updates
  • Updates the Gibney website and performs regular audits to ensure information is accurate

DESIGN & PRINT MARKETING

  • Creates flyers, postcards, posters, signage, and other promotional materials, adhering to brand guidelines
  • Coordinates distribution of biannual Season Brochures and other printed materials
  • Designs and prints programs for in-person performances
  • Assists with the creation and design of certain marketing and fundraising materials, including Gibney’s Annual Report and Annual Appeal

OTHER
Gibney is a growing organization and employees are often called upon to perform other duties that are essential to accomplish organizational goals and meet important deadlines.

NONPROFIT EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION
Gibney is a mission-based nonprofit performing arts organization. Working in this sector can be personally rewarding with intrinsic benefits and distinct opportunities for growth. However, the compensation will never match that of the private sector or more highly resourced art forms. Candidates for employment are advised to carefully consider their decision to work in this field before seeking or accepting employment at Gibney.

QUALIFICATIONS

The model Marketing Manager candidate will possess the following experience and qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years relevant experience in a marketing or communications role.
  • Knowledge of the performing arts field with a strong interest in dance.
  • Experience managing social media business accounts, email marketing campaigns, and content calendars.
  • Detail-oriented and precise in written communication and design.
  • Exceptional and compelling writing and visual storytelling skills.
  • Interest in digital trends, social media best practices, data analysis, and design.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and prioritize a large volume of tasks.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite programs (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat).
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and Content Management Systems (WordPress or similar).
  • Experience with Facebook/Instagram Advertising, Google Analytics, PatronManager, or video editing a plus.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Gibney provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, the status of being transgender, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To be considered for the position, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Julia Vickers
Director of Marketing
Julia@gibneydance.org

Please include your first and last name and “Marketing Manager” in the subject line of your email. We hope to fill this position by early- or mid-November and encourage you to submit your application early.

No phone calls, please.

The general salary range for this position is $40,000-$45,000; however, exceptionally qualified candidates will be considered at levels commensurate with their experience.

All expressions of interest and conversations will be held in the strictest confidence. References will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission. Incomplete submissions will not be considered, nor will submissions sent via USPS or fax.

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Pro Bono General Counsel

POSITION SUMMARY

Gibney Dance seeks the assistance of a seasoned lawyer to provide advice with regard to the legal affairs of our organizational operations, legal compliance and risk exposure. The Chief Executive Officer will be the principal point of contact for the pro bono lawyer, who will also have contact with the Board of Directors. This position may be held remotely.

Gibney’s pro bono General Counsel oversees the legal affairs of our organization and provides advice on organizational operations, ensuring legal compliance and limiting risk exposure. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, and working closely with the Board of Directors, the General Counsel provides effective and strategic advice on legal matters and manages relationships with consultants and outside counsel as necessary.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

ADVISORY & COMPLIANCE

  • Provides effective and strategic advice on legal matters to Gibney Dance, including the CEO and the Board of Directors;
  • Monitors compliance with laws and regulations, including those affecting the organization’s 501(c)(3) non-profit status;
  • Assists in designing, drafting, implementing and monitoring compliance with Gibney policies relating to Board governance, employment matters, intellectual property, space rentals, social media, as well as issues affecting the performing arts community;
  • Monitors and advises the organization on real estate issues including landlord relations; • Reviews and negotiates grant and financing documents as necessary;
  • Serves and reports to relevant Board Committees, as necessary.

POLICY & CONTRACTS

  • Oversees legal aspects of Gibney Dance’s internal policy development, interpretation, and implementation;
  • Advises on structuring of new initiatives;
  • Establishes standards and protocols for all contracts, MOUs, leases and other legal documents, and draft, negotiate, and review contracts, as necessary with a view to standardization and efficiency;
  • Assists with staff training in use of contract templates and related procedures and other legal topics.

HUMAN RESOURCES & RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

  • Counsels and advises the organization, including the CEO, Board, and Human Resources Team, on employment matters with an eye to limiting liability;
  • Drafts and updates internal policies and the employee handbook as necessary;
  • Manages relationships with outside counsel and consultants, including monitoring and approving retention agreements with outside counsel;
  • Provides support as necessary in connection with establishment, operation of and other issues relating to organizational partnerships.

QUALIFICATIONS

The model General Counsel candidate will possess the following experience and qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree and license to practice in the state of New York
  • Legal knowledge and experience in the area of nonprofit law, compliance, intellectual property, conflicts of interest, gift administration, and governance
  • Experience in drafting, reviewing, revising, and negotiating contracts
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills
  • Strategic thinker with a pragmatic, creative, risk-based approach to problem-solving
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity, and judgment

This position is non-compensated and volunteer in nature.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Gibney provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, the status of being transgender, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To be considered for the position, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Camille Byers
Deputy Director of HR
camille@gibneydance.org

No phone calls, please. All expressions of interest and conversations will be held in the strictest confidence. References will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission. Incomplete submissions will not be considered, nor will submissions sent via USPS or fax.

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Teacher & Accompanist Positions

Gibney is always interested in hearing from dedicated and talented individuals who are interested in joining our faculty.

Volunteer

There are no upcoming volunteer or performance ushering opportunities available. Please contact volunteer@gibneydance.org and ask to be included on the Volunteer Mailing List if you would like to hear about future opportunities..