Responsible for public relations, media relations, image and message development, and general relationship building. Responsible for internal and campus communications, ad sales for current advertisers, non-paid marketing trades/collaborations, communications for Friends of Lied, and Lied Center advocacy. Identify and implement strategies to develop new audience members for different art forms. Develop and implement public relations plans which effectively promote Lied Center season events, the Lied mission, arts education programs, and other programs, including facility and rental services. Manage Lied playbill advertising sales with current advertisers. Work in co-operation with Marketing Manager to maximize media exposure to increase ticket sales income. Work in cooperation with Lied management in building patron and public support of the Lied Center. Develop, implement, monitor and adjust public relations budget/expenditures in cooperation with finance operations.
Bachelor’s degree in arts management, communications, public relations, public administration, marketing or related field including fine arts education, or business, plus two years’ experience that clearly demonstrates an understanding of effective community advocacy and public relations required; equivalent education/experience considered. Excellent written and oral communication skills, and effective public and community relations skills essential. Knowledge of computer applications and planning required. Must have an understanding of media/public relations.
About Lied Center for Performing Arts, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The Lied Center for Performing arts is one of the top 100 theaters in the world. Every year iconic artists like Yo-Yo Ma and the Chicago Symphony to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Actors’ Gang grace the Lied’s stage. A wide variety of popular entertainment is showcased annually ranging from the top national Broadway productions to music stars and comedians. The Lied is a state-of-th...e-art performing arts facility located on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The venue opened in 1990 and is known as Nebraska’s “Home for the Arts.” Our mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a statewide audience. We do so through presenting major local, regional, national and international artists each year, along with offering a robust education program that serves students of all ages throughout the state of Nebraska. More than 120,000 people visit the Lied each year for performances, educational programs, University events, and a variety of private rental events including business meetings, weddings, Husker tailgates and other community and private events. Learn more at www.liedcenter.org. The Lied Center is an exciting and unique place to work. Because of the nature of our business, we interact with people from many cultures and backgrounds through the context of the performing arts. The work is fulfilling, enriching and invigorating. As a part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), Lied Center employees enjoy the excellent health, education and retirement benefits that the university offers. UNL is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. Find out more at employment.unl.edu.