Jobs & Opportunities

MARKETING ASSISTANT

Posted December 19, 2017

Position Summary

The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music seeks dynamic and engaging full time Marketing Assistant to provide administrative support to the daily operations of a lean, but busy, creative Marketing Department. This is an entry level position with big opportunities for growth. BKCM’s Marketing Department produces all of the organization’s digital and print marketing materials for BKCM’s diverse programs and special events. Candidates should be self-starting, motivated, and have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Candidates with strong interests in arts marketing, special events, nonprofit sector, arts administration, music, and performing arts are encouraged to apply. This is a full time position reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide general administrative support and creative input for the Marketing and Development departments
  • Act as point person for outsourced printer(s); coordinate production and printing of all promotional materials
  •  Coordinate distribution of printed materials, from building and event signage to posters/flyers around the neighborhood, to invitation and development mailings
  •  Maintain master marketing project grid; help to set schedules and deadlines for copy, graphic design, approvals, and production
  •  Update community calendars/submit events to local blogs and websites
  •  Assist with tracking marketing expenses
  •  Assist with social media, blog, e-newsletter
  •  Work with Development Associate to maintain and update marketing mailing lists
  • Update and maintain digital marketing files, including graphics, photos, and videos

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, including strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Willingness to work within tight deadlines and adapt to constantly changing schedules
  • Familiarity with a broad spectrum of social media platforms
  • Basic HTML, web design, desktop publishing skills and Knowledge of WordPress a plus
  • Knowledge of classical, jazz and other various styles of music and/or arts education a plus
  • Knowledge of communication and professional printing industry standards and practices a plus
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong project management skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task and set priorities within tight timelines and high expectations
  • Photography, videography and photo/video editing skills a plus

To apply, please submit resume, cover letter, and portfolio to Human Resources Manager Michaela Mechlovitz, michaela.mechlovitz@bkcm.org, by Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

About the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music:

Founded in 1897 as a formal music conservatory serving 200 students, the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music now serves more than 15,000 individuals annually and collaborates with more than 50 organizations including schools, and youth, social service and senior centers, as well other arts and culture organizations and city agencies, to provide music instruction, music therapy, and performances in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and Manhattan.

Mission: The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music: transforming lives and building community through the expressive, educational and therapeutic powers of music.

Core Values: BKCM is committed to providing a nurturing environment that promotes and personifies excellence, collaboration, and community for individuals engaged in performing and music study.

BKCM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate due to age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law.