to: Director of
: Full-time, Non-Exempt
of Chicago exists to provide a broad, deep and relevant cultural service to the
Chicago region and the nation, and to advance the development of the art
form of opera.
We are searching for
a Marketing/PR Coordinator.
in execution of PR and Marketing projects, including circulating proofs and
ensuring appropriate approvals for subscription and single ticket brochures,
flyers, and other printed or digital media.
Write and edit copy, collaborate in design,
editing, proofing, and production of subscription brochure, single ticket
brochure, monthly e-newsletter, and other various campaign efforts.
department in coordinating and producing press conferences throughout the
season, including creating and maintaining timelines, travel
schedules/bookings, organizing planning meetings; prepare event kits and
monitor “day-of” execution.
Provide assistance for department special
events including but not limited to EXPO Chicago, Open House Chicago, Chicago
Ideas Week and artist CD signings.
the production and collateral collection for Lyric Notes, our monthly
and monitor work of support staff/interns in maintenance of company archives
and departmental filing systems for current/completed projects as needed.
press and advertising clippings, including daily review of papers. Distribute
to internal list highlights of key media coverage on a weekly basis.
practices research as assigned by department leaders including to ticket
development programs, industry trends and patron database information.
Overall office administration duties including
placing office supply orders, coordinating needs for new hires, arranging
catering for meetings and events. Maintain communication with IT department in
terms of equipment needs and malfunctions.
organizational and administrative support for the Director of Marketing, Director
of PR and Associate Director of Marketing including file management, facilitate
communications with other Lyric departments, meeting coordination, travel
booking, and maintain the department calendar.
Degree from an accredited college or university in Marketing or equivalent experience
than two years of experience in a senior administrative support role (in the
marketing, advertising or publishing fields is highly desirable, as is
experience with graphic design/production or press/media relations )
ability to work independently and accomplish results accurately and efficiently
in a fast-paced, high-level service environment.
to think beyond the present; problem-solve.
knowledge of and comfort working with:
suite of products including PowerPoint, Adobe and Photoshop
expertise (Tessitura a strong plus)
to occasionally oversee evening or weekend functions, deployments or
for extended periods of time.
to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other office equipment.