Director of Marketing and Communications

The Broad Stage

Santa Monica, CA 90401




Oct 19, 2021

The Broad Stage seeks a collaborative and strategic arts marketer for the role of Director of Marketing and Communications. This leader will be a compelling storyteller, a mentor for junior staff and an entrepreneurial builder.

Who is The Broad Stage?

The Broad Stage gathers artists, thinkers, and audiences to celebrate our shared humanity and expand the role the arts play in the vitality of our diverse community. - The Broad Stage Mission Statement

The Director, Marketing & Communications is responsible for The Broad Stage’s marketing strategy and activities and will provide strong leadership, creative, operational, and strategic direction to the Marketing and Patron Services teams. This individual will develop and manage thoughtfully executed marketing, communications, and sales campaigns intended to generate awareness, interest, and engagement in The Broad Stage and its programs. Reporting to the Artistic & Executive Director, the Director of Marketing and Communications will function as a key member of the leadership team.

The Director of M&C supervises a Marketing and Communications Department of two people, as well as the Patron Services Manager and a Communications Specialist. The Director of M&C will foster strong, collaborative relationships with other departments within The Broad Stage, our Board of Directors, our partners at Santa Monica College, our artistic partners, and members of our local community.


The Director of Marketing is a champion ambassador who excels at organizing people, community engagement, and brand management. The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker and collaborative leader with experience working in and marketing live events. The next Director of Marketing will have an awareness of interdisciplinary performing arts audiences, an analysis of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and have a deep understanding of marketing strategies and tactics.

Essential Skills

  • Marketing and Sales Strategy
  • Strong Budget Management and Forecasting
  • Print and Digital Advertising
  • Live Event, Ticketing-based Marketing
  • Passion for the Performing Arts
  • Project Management and Multitasking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Verbal, Written, and Presentational Communication
  • Staff Leadership, Motivation and Mentorship
  • Teamwork
  • Conflict Resolution