Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (“The Wallis”) seeks a full-time Communications Associate responsible for coordinating and facilitating the institutional and programmatic communications and public relations strategies for The Wallis. The Communications Associate is a key communications team member who will work closely with both marketing and public relations. This role is responsible for organizing press/media events and activities, maintaining online press, helping create and maintain a media and press library, setting media interviews, coordinating press release distribution and press clip collections, helping build an internal press database, helping manage social media messaging, assisting in pitching editorial opportunities to media outlets, creating press kits, contributing to media plans and strategies and drafting press releases and other media communications. The position reports to the Director of Marketing & Communications and closely collaborates with external public relations consultants.

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree; excellent writing and proofing skills; L.A. based-experience as a publicist or in a similar role, preferably at a non-profit, theater or performing arts center; a list of established local media contacts and relationships; good storytelling skills; and knowledge of Microsoft Office software and other database programs. Must be a self-starter and able to handle multiple tasks concurrently with tight deadlines. A passion for and knowledge of the performing arts is ideal. Salary is competitive with benefits including health, dental and 401(k). Start date is immediate. The Wallis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@thewallis.org.

About The Wallis
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts has transformed a Beverly Hills city block into a vibrant new cultural destination with two distinct buildings: the historic Beverly Hills Post Office and the new, contemporary 500-seat, state-of-the-art Goldsmith Theater. Within the Post Office, existing spaces have been re-imagined into a flexible 150-seat Studio Theater, three classrooms for a theater school, a café, and gift shop. Located in the heart of the city’s finest shopping and dining destination, The Wallis serves Beverly Hills and Greater Los Angeles, and is a home to artists from around the world. The Wallis’ mission is to create, present and celebrate unique performing arts events and educational programs that reflect the rich cultural diversity of our community. More information at www.thewallis.org.