Thanks for looking through our site!

Would you be willing to take a two question survey to help us improve the site?

Press and Communications Manager

Position Description

Opera Theatre’s Press and Communications Manager is a critical member of the company’s marketing team, reporting to the Director of Marketing and Public Relations, and is responsible for managing the seasonal PR & Communications Intern. This position acts as a public representative of Opera Theatre via press and is responsible for cultivating and managing press relationships, developing and implementing a year-round PR strategy, and leading Opera Theatre’s efforts with local and national media. They are responsible for the creation of copy in marketing collateral including direct mail and print materials, leading program ad sales, and providing inter-departmental communication surrounding events and activities throughout the year. Responsibilities include: 

Media Relations

Communications

Marketing Copywriting 

Program Ad Sales

Required Skills, Experience, Qualifications

Ideal Candidate Profile

TO APPLY:

Applicants for the position are asked to submit a resume and a letter that describes their interest in Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and outlines experience and qualifications for the position. 

Please email cover letter and resume to:          

Anh Le, Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Email: ale@opera-stl.org (no calls, please)

 

About Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL) is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization known for innovative productions featuring outstanding young artists. The company offers a festival opera season each spring which attracts ticket buyers from zip codes throughout the metropolitan area, as well as visitors from nearly 50 states and multiple countries. As of 2019, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has presented 28 world premieres and 27 American premieres, which may be the highest percentage of new work in the repertory of any American company. In addition to the spring Festival Season, Opera Theatre operates year-round education and community programs serving nearly 17,000 local children and adults. The company’s annual budget size is approximately $10.8 million; contributed revenue represents more than 50% of budget. Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has a year-round artistic and administrative staff of 35, which increases to approximately 500 during the Festival Season. 

Opera Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, and veteran or disability status.