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Senior Director of Educational Marketing
Princeton, NJ, NJ
Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern PA
Full Time
Posted January 10, 2022
Young Audiences seeks a creative and tactical strategist to drive organizational growth and transformation. Taking a holistic view, the Senior Director of Educational Marketing will shape institutional marketing, sales campaigns, and video content development. This newly structured role will work with YA leadership and a collaborative staff team to assess and strengthen existing marketing efforts, and bring creative new strategies from ideation to execution.

Full job description:

Duties and Responsibilities

Marketing and Business Development (75%)

Print and Digital Marketing
• Lead and oversee creation, printing and distribution of YA print materials and print ads
• Support VP of Institutional Advancement with creation and distribution of Annual Report for YA donors
• Oversee freelance designers, printers, and vendors as needed
• With technology staff, oversee implementation of website updates and design, functionality, and SEO to increase traffic and capture leads
• Oversee digital ads and campaign management of Google AdWords account
• Develop email and social media strategy (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter); oversee freelance social media/email marketing consultant who executes strategy
• Oversee freelance photography and/or video production as needed

• Participate in planning and coordination of events including retreats, artist showcases, fundraising events, presentations, and conferences
• Deliver presentations at conferences and other convenings as needed
Video/Digital Content Development (10%)
• Contribute to vision, strategy, and development of new digital content over the next three years
• Envision and execute marketing strategies to amplify value of new video/digital content
YA Organization-Wide Initiatives (10%)
• Participate in Young Audiences’ ongoing efforts to improve in relation to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access, according to YA’s Arts United Plan
• Participate in Young Audiences’ fundraising events and other initiatives as needed
• Liaise with YA Board of Trustees’ or board committees as needed
Public Relations and Advocacy (5%)
• Create and distribute press releases. Monitor, share and archive press hits
• Spearhead special efforts related to advocacy for arts funding and legislation
• Manage annual awards (NJ Governor’s Awards in Arts Education, YA Arts Champion Awards)


• Candidates must have an abiding belief in arts education and understand the critical role that artists have in education
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through all mediums, including writing marketing copy, customer service scripts, press releases and social media content
• 5+ years experience in marketing the arts, arts education, or educational programs or services, with a track record of business growth
• 2+ years experience managing a team
• Experience integrating anti-bias, anti-oppression, anti-racist practices into marketing
• Skill with synthesizing data (Google and Facebook Analytics, sales results, email campaign stats, etc.) to drive decisions and strategy
• Fiscal discipline and strong organizational skills
• Understanding of priorities and needs of schools in our region, or a demonstrated appetite to develop in this area

• Salary Range: low $80’s
• YA offers a benefits package including: 401K with employer match, medical benefits, dental and vision benefits, paid time off, and life insurance
• YA offers a flexible and supportive work environment where creative collaboration and shared learning are highly valued

YA is primarily working remotely at this time, with plans to assess the return to in-person work in our Princeton office and in schools in Spring 2022. The ability to travel to schools and events within our service region of New Jersey and Eastern PA is required. Mileage is reimbursed.

Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome employees and prospective employees without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

How To Apply

Full job description: Candidates should submit a cover letter expressing their interest, work samples, and resume to Michele Russo, President & CEO, by email to: with the subject line Senior Director of Educational Marketing. No phone calls please. Application Deadline: Feb 4.
Deadline: Feb 04, 2022