JMKAC looking to hire Marketing Project Coordinator

John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Job Description
Marketing Project Coordinator
The John Michael Kohler Arts Center is looking for a creative and organized project management minded individual to join our marketing team focused on maintaining and creating all internal and integrated external communication platforms and tactics in promotion of Arts Center programming and mission related strategies and objectives. The responsibilities of the Marketing Project Coordinator are to work cross-functionally with marketing teammates and organization stakeholders to align on priorities and oversee marketing projects from initiation to successful completion.  This position is responsible for planning and scheduling creative marketing initiatives and must be able to manage the skills and resources necessary to deliver initiatives with creative consistency aligned to brand vision that are on time within budget.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervise the department's daily workflow, enter and schedule all marketing projects within workflow database, serve as liaison for the implementation of improved workflow database structure/functionality, manage project deadlines and budgets, timely process project expenditures as needed, and assist in appropriately archiving final project creative collateral and digital files.
  • Monitor and maintain relationships with advertisers, printers, service agencies, and vendors through project material and quote discussions, preparation of project deliverables for handoff to these parties for implementation and or production, and ensuring expectations of deliverable quality are met upon completion.
  • Provide backup graphic design support to lead graphic designer as needed.
  • Act as part of marketing department’s strategic team cooperatively discussing and organizing campaign plans, tactics, and communication platforms to be used in meeting programming promotional goals.
  • Evaluate, develop and implement efficient workflow procedures to move marketing materials through the production process effectively while ensuring superior quality outcome.
  • Facilitate and participate in creative content brainstorming meetings and planning sessions to ensure creative content consistency across like projects that appropriately align to brand identity standards.
  • Develop mailing lists to best reach target audiences and campaign goals, which may consist of both database and external lists. 
  • Serves as marketing team ambassador with volunteers, interns, and new staff hires. Assists in orienting new comers to department’s processes and procedures. 
  • Evaluate trends, assess new data and keep up-to-date with the latest marketing techniques.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, public relations, marketing, business administration, or social sciences preferred.  Associate’s degree in these fields may also be considered with significant years of experience.
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in professional communication, public relations, organizational communication, marketing, or related communication field; knowledge of arts organizations a plus. ?
  • Proven project management skills are essential. The ability to effectively multi-task, proactively interact and influence team members and internal stakeholders, and respond effectively to changing priorities is critical.
  • Strong communication skills (writing, speaking, listening, influencing) are a must, with the ability to influence without authority
  • Detail-orientated individual, who takes ownership of all materials that are produced or posted.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Solid decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • Ability to work well with a large number of internal and external contacts
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite and design experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
The John Michael Kohler Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all EOE and ADA requirements. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce, and we have a strong organizational commitment to racial equity. People of color, gender non-conforming people, people with disabilities, and low-income people are encouraged to apply. Please let us know if we can help make the application or hiring process more accessible for you.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
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A nationally acclaimed visual and performing arts complex in downtown Sheboygan, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center is devoted to innovative explorations in contemporary art. Central to its mission is promoting an understanding and appreciation of the work of self-taught and contemporary artists through original exhibitions, commissioned works of art, performing arts programming, community arts initiatives, and publications. The Arts Center’s collections focus primarily on works by environment builders, self-taught and folk artists, and works created in the Arts/Industry residency program.

The 100,000-square-foot Arts Center comprises ten galleries, a flexible performance space, studio-classrooms, meeting spaces, SHOP, and CAFE. The Arts Center also has an adjunct site: ARTspace, an exhibition space and shop in The Shops at Woodlake in Kohler Village. In 2021, the Arts Center will open the Art Preserve, a new building dedicated to the display and study of JMKAC’s collection of artist-built environments.
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