Marketing Manager

Date Posted: Nov 08, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 25, 2019
Start Date: Dec 09, 2019

Salary From: 40K To 50K
Province: Ontario
Region: Eastern Ontario
City: Gananoque, ON
Employee Benefits: Health, Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Middle management

Organization Description

Thousand Islands Playhouse
The Thousand Islands Playhouse (TIP) is one of the top summer theatre companies in the province and the largest theatre company between Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto. The company produces an 8-show season, a music series, and a travelling TYA tour.

Job Description

TIP is looking for an enthusiastic marketing manager to lead the company through the 2020 season and beyond.
  • Develop and execute integrated marketing plans to meet annual ticket sales targets
  • Drive the evolution of the company’s brand strategy and reputation both locally and nationally
  • Identify and develop new customers and build loyalty among existing customers
  • Act as art director and copywriter for all marketing collateral (brochure, website, posters, etc.)
  • Manage relationships with freelancers (graphic designer, photographer, videographer, etc.)
  • Act as the company publicist and liaise with journalists, critics, and spearhead media previews
  • Analyze customer sales data and the effectiveness of marketing initiatives


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma, ideally in marketing, communications, or a related subject
  • Knowledge and experience in a not-for-profit environment and/or Canadian theatre an asset
  • Self-starter and strong team player who is able to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Extremely organized and resourceful problem-solver that thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Superior writing and communications skills with strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable with software/marketing tools such as MS Office, Google Suite, social media, etc.
  • Keen interest in theatre and/or the performing arts

Additional Info:

ETHNO-CULTURAL MANDATE: The Thousand Islands Playhouse is committed to principles of employment equality, and strives to create an inclusive workplace that promotes values diversity.

How to Apply:

Please submit a resume and cover letter by 4:00pm on Monday, November 25, 2019 to Brett Christopher, Managing Artistic Director at with the subject line “Marketing Manager”. Interviews are currently scheduled for early December.

While all applications are considered, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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