Sarasota Orchestra Seeks Communications Manager

Organization Name Sarasota Orchestra
Organization Contact Name Kelly Norton
Organization Contact E-mail knorton@sarasotaorchestra.org
Organization Contact Phone Number (941) 953-4252

Sarasota Orchestra currently has a job opening for a Communications Manager.

You will research and write copy supporting Sarasota Orchestra’s institutional messaging/communications strategy and marketing and development initiatives, create compelling content for philanthropic case and position statements, newsletters, information about classical music, and other written materials as required, and support website and social media activities.

Responsibilities for this position include the following:

• Understand Sarasota Orchestra mission and how best to support its goals through written communications
• Research and write persuasive and informative communications in support of Sarasota Orchestra’s institutional messaging, marketing and development activities
• Create convincing content in support of development initiatives including donor profiles, case statements, principal gift proposals and other materials as needed
• Write and edit the organization’s quarterly SCORE newsletter for patrons
• Work in partnership with marketing and artistic team members to research and write descriptive, educational and marketing content for the organization’s programs
• Create content for web, social media, email and other digital formats
• Back-up the website manager in updating content to the website through a CMS

Qualifications for the position include the following:

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English or related field
• 2+ years of professional writing experience
• Advanced writing and proofreading skills, including published or professional writing samples (arts related preferred)
• Interpersonal skills and collaborative style that relates to Orchestra patrons and staff at all levels
• Computer skills including MS Office, PowerPoint, a website content management system, and multiple social media platforms

Sarasota Orchestra offers a competitive salary, generous time off and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and retirement.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and one writing sample (that is persuasive, convincing and reflects an organization’s communication strategy) to hr@SarasotaOrchestra.org by November 16, 2018. EOE.
Use the above contact information for the Opportunity No
Contact Name Human Resources
Contact E-mail hr@SarasotaOrchestra.org

Website for more information www.SarasotaOrchestra.org

Deadline 11-16-2018