Marketing Coordinator

The Music Center

Los Angeles, CA

The Music Center is seeking a creative, energetic and highly-motivated marketing coordinator for Grand Park to help share all things Grand Park across the digital landscape.  In this role, the Marketing Coordinator will support The Music Center’s work to deepen the cultural life of every Angeleno and further Grand Park’s vital role as L.A.’s Park For Everyone.


Reporting directly to the Grand Park marketing manager, the marketing coordinator will support all marketing aspects of Grand Park events, programs and brand. Key responsibilities include social media management and support for the marketing manager with all aspects of marketing strategy and execution for Grand Park programming and the Grand Park brand. This individual will also support the larger Grand Park team with various administrative duties. Through this work, the marketing coordinator will play a critical role in communicating the Grand Park voice and brand, helping to build the park’s brand and positioning it and as a producer of the highest quality, safest and most innovative free public events in Los Angeles County.


Our ideal Marketing Coordinator:

  • Loves to tell stories and knows how to weave them
  • Loves Los Angeles
  • Is fluent in the language and rhythms of digital platforms, including, but not limited to, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, etc.
  • Has exemplary organization, administrative, writing and communications skills
  • Thrives in a highly collaborative, creative event-based team and culture.
  • Demonstrates poise and maturity in communications, flexibility and the ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast-moving environment
  • Is highly resourceful and able to set priorities and partner with a dynamic, highly energetic, small but mighty team
  • Has a basic understanding of social analytics, including Facebook+Instagram insights and Google Analytics
  • Has at least 1-2 years relevant experience in creating/developing/writing social media content
  • Has a sense of humor
  • Has working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Works from an inclusive mindset and possesses the ability to work cogently in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Has a flexible schedule – open to working occasional non-traditional business hours
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Social media management (50%)
  • Website and e-newsletter management (20%)
  • Creative services administrative support (20%)
  • Event/marketing duties as necessary (10%)
  • Works closely with the marketing manager as well as larger Grand Park team to support all park endeavors
  • Maintains positive relationships with all levels of Music Center and Grand Park staff, as well as key external stakeholders and partners
  • Keeps the marketing manager informed of work progress and potential problems and provides innovative solutions to address problems
  • Is competent in Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite and social media analytics
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the L.A. arts and culture community strongly preferred
  • Experience with scheduling seasonal event staff preferred
  • Experience in outdoor event production preferred

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • Can operate with a flexible schedule, must be able to work events on weeknights and weekends as well as holidays
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time


The Music Center convenes artists, communities and ideas with the goal of deepening the cultural lives of every resident in Los Angeles County.  The non-profit performing arts organization has two divisions: The Music Center Ops, which manages The Music Center’s four theatres, an outdoor plaza and Grand Park on behalf of the County of Los Angeles; and The Music Center Arts, which curates a world-class dance series, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center; produces and presents programming in other arts genres with a focus on engagement; and presents nationally recognized arts education programs.  The Music Center is also home to four renowned resident companies – Center Theatre Group, the LA Master Chorale, the LA Opera and the LA Philharmonic.  With The Music Center on Location,™ the non-profit performing arts organization brings events and activities to locations outside of its Downtown Los Angeles campus. 

The Music Center also programs and manages Grand Park, a beautiful 12-acre public park that adds spirit and vitality to downtown Los Angeles. The park stretches from The Music Center on the west to City Hall on the east. Opened in July 2012, the park celebrates the cultural life of Los Angeles County. Grand Park presents free year-round programming including fitness/wellness programs, lunchtime food trucks, theatrical and dance presentations, site-specific performances, music events, holiday celebrations, video and art installations, mid-size (500-5,000 attendees) and large scale (20,000-50,000 attendees) events with multiple stages, pyrotechnics/fireworks and large-scale projections.


Salary range:

Compensation will be determined commensurate with experience; this is a non-exempt hourly position.


How to Apply: To be fully considered please submit a cover letter, resume to [email protected] or fax to: 213-972-8029.


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