Employment Opportunities

The Fitton Center currently has openings for the following positions:

Marketing Manager
 
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Position Description

The Marketing Manager will be responsible for creating a strategic marketing plan to increase the number engagements with the Fitton Center including theater and event patrons, gallery visitors, education program enrollments, members and donors.

 

The position will provide leadership and execution of all print and digital communication tools including the Fitton Center website, social media accounts, email campaigns, season brochure, posters, flyers, postcards, photographic cataloging of all events, and programming the visual communications system.

 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred or comparable experience in marketing, design or media

Reports to: Executive Director

Direct Reports: None

Status: Full-Time, Exempt. Weekends and evenings, as schedule, are a requirement of the position

Physical Requirements: Must be able to sit for most of the day but also be on your feet at events as needed. Will be required to travel to other locations in the service area and will be exposed to all outside weather conditions. No significant lifting or other physical requirements.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

  • Work closely with design team to create an annual season brochure detailing events. 

  • Promote events through website, social media, print, email campaigns and electronic message board. 

  • Ensure all event marketing is appropriately placed throughout the building.

 

EDUCATION & OUTREACH

  • Collaborate with the Director of Education and Outreach to update the education brochure for each session, promote classes across digital platforms and attend community events that offer promotional opportunities.

 

FUNDRAISING AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Assist in the creation and production of the annual sponsorship opportunity package.

  • Include donor and sponsor cultivation across media platforms.

 

PUBLICITY, PR AND MEDIA RELATIONS

  • Prepare and distribute press releases, fliers and marketing collateral for each Fitton Center event and as requested by each department.

  • Create a calendar and marketing plan for all media platforms.

  • Increase the audience for digital marketing including Cerkl email campaigns and social media accounts.

  • Maintain and update the Fitton Center website.

  • Assist with required surveys as needed by staff.

  • Create and schedule ads for a variety of magazines, newspapers, community events.

  • Update the direct mailing list.

  • Act as Fitton Center’s representative with all media.

 

RENTALS

  • Work with the Events and Facilities Manager to build public and business awareness of Fitton Center event and theater rentals.
     

FITTON CENTER REPRESENTATIVE

  • Act as tour guide for Fitton Center tours.

  • Represent the Fitton Center at external meetings, events, and community programs.

  • Participate in other events/activities as requested.
     

Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

 

APPLICATIONS

Please send by mail or email:

  • A single page cover letter

  • A two-page resume

  • Three professional references

 

Ian MacKenzie-Thurley

Executive Director

c/o Megan Huffman

megan@fittoncenter.org

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

101 S. Monument Avenue

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Fitton Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Fitton Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Event Lead
 
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POSITION SUMMARY

This part-time position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day activities of all events at the Fitton Center. The Event Lead will work directly with the Facilities and Events manager to ensure that all internal and external events at the Fitton Center run smoothly and are appropriately staffed.

 

SKILLS

  • Event planning and execution

  • Staff management, scheduling and supervisory skills

  • Detail oriented planning

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Supervisory skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Money-handling experience

  • Experience with MS Office, with an emphasis on MS Word & Excel

 

Education: Relevant training and experience in events management

Reports to: Facilities & Events Manager

Direct Reports: Events Staff

Schedule: Guaranteed 20 hours per week minimum, including evenings and weekends. With more hours added as needed/required

Physical Requirements: Must be able to be on your feet for the majority of the shift and able to lift up to 40 pounds.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the events of all Fitton Center and external hire events

  • Be present at all events

  • Set up of all external hire events, including bar service

  • Liaise directly with catering and bar staff on all events

  • Give tours to prospective external hire events

  • Contract details in coordination with Factifies & Events Manager

  • Present all follow up and pre-event meetings

  • Keep the kitchen clean and to Health Department standards

  • Health Department inspection follow up

 

Training to Be Provided:

  • Clover Go Point of Sale

  • OvationTix Ticketing

  • TIPS Training (Responsible Alcohols Service)

  • Serve Safe food handling

  • Basic First Aid & AED Training

 

APPLICATIONS

Please send by mail or email:

  • A single page cover letter

  • A two-page resume

  • Three professional references

 

Matt Rucker

Facilities & Events Manager

matt@fittoncenter.org

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

101 S. Monument Avenue

Hamilton, OH 45011, US


ABOUT THE FITTON CENTER

The Fitton Center for Creative Arts isn’t just a building – it’s an experience. We are a non-profit arts organization that has been a part of the community for over 27 years. The entire complex is dedicated to the arts in all disciplines and for all ages and abilities of participants. The Fitton Center has a legacy of changing lives and building community through the arts. The Fitton Center houses a 239-seat recently refurbished theatre, and a gorgeous Ballroom with traditional décor and a Vista Room overlooking the Great Miami River. At the Fitton you will be enthralled by extraordinary musicians, actors and dancers at one our live performances or stroll through our 5 remarkable art galleries. Our programs include over 250 classes, workshops, and summer camps annually and over 60 live events. Become a part of the Fitton Center and redefine the way you experience the arts in Hamilton!

fittoncenter.org

facebook.com/FittonCenter

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Fitton Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Fitton Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.