Work with APAP
Marketing and Communications Director
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) is the largest national service and advocacy organization for the performing arts. With more than 1,900 members worldwide, Arts Presenters is committed to increasing community participation, promoting global cultural exchange and fostering an environment for the performing arts to thrive. Arts Presenters advances the performing arts presenting profession and field and works through its members to bring artists and audiences together to experience the performing arts.
The Marketing & Communications Director is responsible for the day-to-day execution of marketing, communications, and membership sales initiatives that effectively position the APAP brand, tell its story, and support the achievement of revenue and other goals. The Marketing & Communications Director works closely with programming, membership, conference and other departments to help develop and execute achievable and measurable goals.
The ideal candidate has a successful professional background and five years of managerial-level experience in marketing and communications. Specific experience in the performing arts and/or service organizations is strongly preferred. Successful candidate must be an effective communicator with outstanding communications, management, business and creative skills and experience and must enjoy a challenge. Excellent writing skills are mandatory. Successful candidate must be capable of managing multiple priorities and have the ability to take projects from conception to execution. Individual should be results-oriented, have a good strategic sense and be capable of leveraging opportunities that may benefit the association. Should be politically astute, team builder and a leader with strong interpersonal skills and must be comfortable in a diverse, complex organization and field as well as a person of high integrity and credibility. For more information on the Association of Performing Arts Presenters visit www.apap365.org.
Arts Presenters offers outstanding benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Interested applicants should email cover letter outlining qualifications, resume, samples of published writing and creatives, references, and salary requirements for confidential consideration to email@example.com. Please include “Marketing & Communications Director” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Principals Only
Internships at APAP
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) internship program is designed to provide meaningful learning opportunities and on-the-job experience to college juniors/seniors, graduate students and recent college graduates with an interest in the performing arts and/or arts administration.
The APAP internship program is made up of two components: 50% project-based; 50% departmental support. Each APAP intern will complete a project of his/her choice. The chosen project must adhere to the following guidelines. The project must: have a focus or be a subject of interest to the intern or applicable to their major/area of expertise; provide a resource or service to APAP or the presenting field; and, once completed, be a tangible piece to be used in a portfolio when job-seeking or interviewing. Interns will be assigned a project supervisor, and have access to high-level staff on an ongoing basis for consultation and support on the project. Interns will present his/her project to the full staff upon completion.
In addition to the selected project, interns will provide departmental office support to one of the following divisions: membership, marketing or programming.
How to Apply:
- Read the guidelines and application form.
- Complete the application form and submit along with the following materials:
- Application form
- Cover letter
- Updated resume
- Three references (professional or educational)
- Submit materials to Megan Redmond (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the deadline(s) indicated here:
- Summer Internships (June 3 - August 15) - deadline April 5, 2013
- Fall/Winter Internships (September-January) - deadline August 15, 2013
APAP interns receive a one-year complimentary membership to APAP with the opportunity to receive student registration at APAP|NYC. Successful interns will receive a letter of recommendation from a senior level staff member of APAP. If applicable, some interns may receive college credit for the internship. A modest stipend will be dispensed in two installments - 50% midway through the internship and 50% upon completion. No stipend will be given if the internship is not completed.