Director of Marketing Application

HSO Director of Marketing

SALARY: $42,000+ active financial incentive program
The HSO offers a competitive benefits package for its regular, full time employees.

Position Summary:

The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra (HSO) is looking for an enthusiastic and adaptive full-time Marketing Director to organize and implement an annual marketing plan, sell program advertisements, and coordinate receptions and special events. Top candidates demonstrate success in a fast-paced environment, are self-motivated, detail-oriented, and are highly organized. This position offers you the opportunity to work for one of Huntsville’s most dynamic and successful arts organizations and to gain hands-on experience with arts and nonprofit administration, digital marketing, and event planning.


  • • Develop and implement campaigns to increase exposure for the orchestra, and maximize visibility, through advertising, direct mail, social media and e-marketing, and promotions
    • Plan, implement, and manage the traditional and online advertising and promotional plans to drive both sub and single-ticket sales against sales goals
    • Sell advertisements for the HSO season program and additional ad opportunities, as they arise
    • Negotiate media buys and cash/trade agreements with media outlets. Manage all ad schedules and budget and ensure quality and consistency of message of all production assets
    • Facilitate and supervise the development, production, and distribution of all creative materials, including direct mail pieces, season brochures, sales pieces, concert program books, etc.
    • Supervise creative development and distribution of marketing pieces and advertising, working with designers (in-house and external), suppliers and production personnel, list managers, printers, mail houses, TV and radio outlets
    • Create printing and direct mail schedules
    • Write copy for sales and marketing pieces, email blasts, program flyers, etc.
    • Photograph or arrange a photographer for all HSO events
    • Serves as Webmaster for the organization, and is the liaison with the web services vendor
    • Create and maintain a functioning social media calendar for all platforms
    • Assist Customers in the office and over the phone with ticket sales and questions
    • Plan and manage various HSO events, dinners, and parties


• Bachelor’s degree in job-related field
• Minimum of two years of experience in Communications/Public Relations/Marketing (internships and some school projects are
accepted as experience)
• Experience with WordPress
• Expertise in all major social media platforms
• Experience with email marketing platforms
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple tasks
• Ability to work some evenings and weekend, including some holidays
• Photography and videography skills – preferred
• Experience in Canva graphic design platform – preferred
• Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Illustrator) – preferred
• Event Planning experience – preferred

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