Employment

Vice President of marketing and communications

The Harris Theater, advancing its vision into its second decade, is currently conducting a search for a new Vice President of Marketing and Communications.  This position provides a unique opportunity for an experienced arts marketing professional to help pioneer new marketing and communications strategies for one of Chicago’s fastest growing cultural resources, featuring the most diverse offerings of any venue and hosting local, national and internationally renowned artists and ensembles. 

This newly created position reports to the theater’s Chief Operating Officer and works very closely with the COO and the theater’s President to achieve the artistic vision and mission of the organization. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Interested and qualified applicants should submit resume, names and contact information for three references, and a one-page narrative describing interest and experience by email only. Recommendations of qualified candidates are also welcome.   

Email: MCAWall2@gmail.com 
Subject Line: Harris Theater Search

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Annual giving and special events manager

The Annual Giving and Special Events Manager is a mid-level management position on the Annual Giving team. Primary responsibilities include: management and execution of the Theater’s individual Annual Fund program, including the Consortia membership programs and strategic support of Annual Fund solicitations; special event management, Board relations, and individual database management. This position will be responsible for contributing to the overall Annual Fund revenue goal, specifically through the Consortia membership program and Annual Fund solicitation appeals.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Amanda Lawson, Director of Annual Giving, at externalaffairs@harristheaterchicago.org, with the subject line, Director of Annual Giving. 

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Designer and Digital Communications Coordinator

The Designer and Digital Communications Coordinator is responsible for creating robust and engaging digital content and graphics that illustrate the messages or core concepts for specific campaigns, as well as for the Theater’s e-communications and social media networks. This individual will also be responsible for coordinating the Theater’s promotions schedule and managing all content on harristheaterchicago.org.


To apply, please send the following to Kelly Degenhart at externalaffairs@harristheaterchicago.org, with the subject line Designer and Digital Communications Coordinator:
  • Updated resume
  • Cover letter including 2 to 3 paragraphs on how your background relates to this role; talk about relevant success stories

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