Senior Manager, Communications

POSITION

Senior Manager, Communications

DEPARTMENT

Communications

OVERVIEW

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: it is the world's leading presenter of superb artistic programming, is a national leader in arts education and community relations, and functions as the manager of the Lincoln Center campus. LCPA presents over 350 performances annually throughout our different performance series including American Songbook, Great Performers, Live from Lincoln Center, Lincoln Center Festival, Mostly Mozart Festival, Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center Out of Doors and White Light Festival.

Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Senior Manager, Communications plays an active role in managing specific facets of the work of the LCPA Communications department, employing a multi-platform approach to earned media.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and manage appropriate media plans for specific series and institutional programs
  • Collaborate with staff towards implementing cross channel communications strategy
  • Write, proofread, and edit communications material.
  • Secure placement in print, television, radio, as well as digital and social media, and secure reviewers, op-eds and other media as assigned
  • Proactively coordinate with the other internal teams on a variety of matters that intersect with communications
  • Monitor photographers and TV crews at events
  • Proactively cultivate a wide variety of traditional, new media and in-house contacts
  • Assist with press/social duty at performances and special events
  • Provide regular, weekly written updates to team regarding ongoing projects and tasks
  • Support efforts of the overall department, working collaboratively and in a team environment
  • Liaise with appropriate colleagues in Lincoln Center departments

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of experience in communications, cultural communications experience, entertainment industry and/or not-for-profit sector; or, extensive experience working in an industry or institution that presents similar complexities and challenges
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Superb verbal communication skills
  • Strong copy-editing skills
  • Results-oriented with a successful track record in managing and executing media campaigns across all channels, including digital
  • Proven track record with news media/event-oriented media strongly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of and experience in publicizing cultural institutions
  • Passion for the performing arts required
  • Ability to work in deadline-oriented, multi-tasking and team environment essential
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

Please submit a resume and cover letter (with salary requirements and outlining your interest in Lincoln Center) to the [email protected] inbox. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Please list: Senior Manager, Communications in the subject line.

Internal Candidates should contact a member of the Human Resources Department directly.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.


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