Title Special Events and Digital Media Manager
Organization Theater District Houston
Closing Date
Location Houston, TX

Theater District Houston is an arts organization dedicated to the promotion of the performing arts in downtown Houston.

The Special Events and Digital Media Manager is responsible for the development and execution of the overall strategy for special events programing, and oversees and leads all aspects of special event planning and management. This includes managing all operational planning, budget, and logistical, scheduling and technical processes. This position will work closely with the CEO and board in developing and execution of the special events. Digital Media plays a vital role in maintaining up-to-date messaging and external communications through the Theater District Houston website, newsletter and social media channels. This position will work closely with the CEO on messaging. The Special Events and Digital Media Manager reports to the CEO and is an exempt position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Special Events
• Oversee all aspects of Theater District Houston’s events, including strategic planning, budgeting, implementation, and involvement of key executives.
• Maintain all event publicity and marketing
• Maintain good relationships with all special event volunteers and sponsors (internal and external)
• Responsible for obtaining and posting all permits needed for events
• Responsible for tracking and balancing all Special Events invoice processing and reconciliation
• Other duties as assigned

Digital Manager
• Collects, develops, edits and manages digital assets (content, image, video) for the website and online marketing purposes and ensures that the content adheres to brand guidelines
• Maintains website by updating content in a timely manner, building new pages when requested and reviewing content periodically for outdated information
• Identifies, devises, plans and implements social media strategies in line with artistic and commercial objectives of Theater District Houston
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Requires strong computer and internet research skills, flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills

Skills & Qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree in a relevant field preferred
• Experience in organizing and coordinating major events
• Strong computer skills and excellent written and verbal skills particularly in writing and communication. Position requires strong organizational skills, detailed record keeping. Evening and weekend work may be required.
• In-depth understanding of social media channels, Google, Analytics, Facebook measurement tools

Website http://www.theaterdistricthouston.org