Director of Public Relations & Marketing: The Gershman Y

Posted June 29th, 2016 at 1:06 pm.

The Gershman Y, a dynamic regional center for arts and culture located in Center City Philadelphia that is informed by Jewish values and committed to appealing to diverse audiences, seeks a qualified professional to develop and oversee a comprehensive and integrated public relations and marketing program. The Director of Public Relations and Marketing is a full-time position with generous benefits and is a member of the center’s senior team reporting to the Executive Director. The successful candidate will develop marketing and public relations plans and materials for institutional identity and for all Gershman Y programs including the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, cultural arts programs, and gallery exhibitions. She/he will  develop all print and electronic communications, manage the Y’s website (WordPress) and social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, coordinate with contracted designers and with advertising outlets, work closely with staff and volunteers in the development and marketing of fundraising events, and assist with box office duties. Candidates must have three to five years of marketing/public relations experience, excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, and a desire to work in a high-energy, team-oriented environment. A passion for the arts and culture is a definite plus; a working knowledge of Salesforce and Mailchimp, and a familiarity with Jewish media outlets would be helpful. This position requires the ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours.  The Gershman Y provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or on any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.

To Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, three to five pages of writing samples, three references, and salary requirements by July 5, 2016 to

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