Director of Marketing
Purdue Convocations is the professional performing arts presenter at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The organization presents 30–40 professional productions each season (September through May) in multiple campus and community venues ranging from 400 to 6,000 seats. For more than 100 years, Convocations has presented top-ranking national and international artists including symphony orchestras, opera, chamber ensembles, and recitalists; Broadway musical and theatrical productions; ballet, modern and ethnic dance; family and educational programming; jazz, folk, ethnic, country, and rock music; and special attractions. The department serves 50,000 patrons annually in a 14-county region in mid-north Indiana, as well as a university community that hosts film and lecture series, cultural events, sports, and many other activities associated with a vibrant university town anchored by a major research institution. West Lafayette is an easy one-hour drive from Indianapolis and approximately two hours from Chicago. Visit www.convocations.org for more information about Purdue Convocations.
The Director of Marketing serves as chief planner and strategist for ticket sales, customer acquisition, and communications for a dynamic multidisciplinary performing arts organization. Responsibilities include establishing the positioning and branding of the department and its programs through active direction and implementation of the visual and editorial content of all publications and media. Serving as a member of the departmental leadership team to develop, manage, and execute organizational objectives and initiatives, the Director of Marketing reports to the Executive Director.