Marketing Director, Ojai Playwrights Conference

Ojai, CA
The Ojai Playwrights Conference 


Marketing Director

The Ojai Playwrights Conference has an immediate opening for the role of Marketing Director. This part-time, contract position is a member of our Senior Staff, reporting to the Artistic Director/Producer and the Managing Director. Direct reports include the Box Office Manager, Digital Content Manager, Marketing Associate and Publicist.

General Responsibilities

  • Serve as part of the Senior Staff year-round in decision making and discussions
  • Consult with Artistic Director / Producer (AD) and Managing Director (MD) on overall marketing strategy, budget items, and income goals for annual benefit and festival
  • Develop and implement marketing strategy for benefit, festival and donor solicitations
  • Work with AD to develop a general theme/artwork direction for events
  • Attend bi-monthly board meetings, provide marketing reports as requested
  • Participate in staff meetings and conference calls as scheduled
  • Check company info email and voicemail regularly and distributes response needs
  • Oversee expenditures related to annual marketing budget and website
  • Submit invoices from vendors/contractors to MD on marketing related expenses
  • Strive to meet earned income goals for ticket sales and ad sales for benefit and festival
  • Oversees copy/content and graphic design for all OPC marketing efforts
  • Oversees Public Relations and works with the Publicist in securing reviews and feature articles about OPC
  • Oversees and works with Digital Content Manager on web design and content, social media content and strategy, and photography
  • Oversees box office and database management and operations along with the Box Office Manager.
  • Oversees and develops Ojai community relationships with the help of the Marketing Associate.


  • Bachelors Degree and/or Masters Degree preferred, preferably with a concentration in Marketing and/or Arts Management
  • A minimum of five years working in marketing efforts for an organization of similar or larger size, experience in nonprofit theatre marketing a plus
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departments and wear multiple hats as needed, and the ability to function in a fast-paced environment with joy and camaraderie
  • Familiarity with Vendini and Adobe Creative Suite highly desired
  • Knowledge of and relationships with the Ojai Community a plus
  • Knowledge of and interest in playwrights both emerging and established and a passion for theatre preferred
  • Must to travel to Ojai for the Benefit (one week/weekend in April) and the Conference (currently scheduled for August 1 – 14) – housing and meals provided

Weekly hours vary from minimal-to-none during slow months (generally September – December) to many during the busy months leading up to our events (March-August). This is a part-time, work-from-home, contract position. Position will be compensated by a yearly stipend, based on experience.

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Tiffany Moon at 

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