Marketing Coordinator



Marketing Coordinator

Employment Type:

Full time


Seattle, WA

Application Contact:

Job Description:

Marketing Coordinator
The 5th Avenue Theatre has an excellent opportunity for a Marketing Coordinator. If you are skilled in project management, producing publications, and creating/generating digital communications and would enjoy working with others in the exciting world of musical theater, this is the job for you!

We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates outstanding skills that meet or exceed the requirements in this job posting, with excellent technical abilities and attention to detail; and who is a team player, enthusiastic and articulate. This is a full time salaried position and includes a comprehensive package of benefits.

This is an entry level position that will be ideal for someone with project management skills and a passion for the performing arts who would like to build skills in managing print and digital communications, working with media/vendors, and marketing/sales.
Position Summary

The Marketing Coordinator performs project management to facilitate the production of print and digital publications for The 5th Avenue Theatre, particularly show programs for 5th Avenue mainstage productions.  The Marketing Coordinator also project manages the building of multiple weekly email campaigns for single ticket and subscription sales and the monthly Behind the Curtain newsletter; as well as assisting with the trafficking of assets to outside media vendors. 

Essential functions include:

• Organize, plan, and coordinate activities, including follow through with stakeholders engaged in preparing material for print or electronic publications, including but not limited to producing show program and emails. Working with stakeholders includes writers (in-house and freelancers), editors, in-house designers, external show program designer, printers, delivery, and Braille program printer.
• Collaborate with other members of the Marketing Department to build marketing, sales and communications emails. Build, send, evaluate between 3 – 8 unique emails per week.
• Manage trafficking of media assets to outside vendors including promotional assets, television/radio ads, digital advertisements, print advertisements, etc.
• Collaborate with other Marketing Department staff on projects, special events, and related activities.

Required Qualifications/Competencies

• Demonstrated successful project management experience, at least one to two years of experience desired.
• The ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders whose work is necessary to complete the production of print and digital communications on deadlines.
• Detail oriented, highly organized, with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple schedules and changing deadlines and priorities among multiple parties with competing priorities.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Excellent writing and proofreading skills.  Familiarity with AP Style Guide and Chicago Manual of Style a plus.
• Expertise in Microsoft Office suite (particularly Word, Excel, Outlook.)
• Experience with InDesign, Mail2 (or other online email software) strongly desired.
• B.A. in English, communications, marketing, journalism or equivalent educational background and/or work experience.
• Must be able to set priorities, coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, and successfully meet firm deadlines
• Ability to establish working relationships and interact effectively with a wide range of people internally and externally
• Exemplary diplomacy, problem-solving and teamwork skills
• Ability to take initiative, manage time, stay organized and work independently as well as collaboratively.
• Positive, articulate, outgoing, and friendly team-player personality; a sense of humor a plus!
• Able to work in an upbeat and often fast-paced environment.
• Must be able to work with a wide variety of people including admin staff, production staff, and travelling artists.
• Demonstrated abilities in “people skills,” including building trust and rapport in relationships with diverse individuals, and demonstrating listening skills, poise, tact, and good judgment.
• Passion for musical theater, flexibility, ability to remain calm under pressure.
• This position requires attendance at occasional evening events, including attending designated 5th Avenue Theatre shows and activities.

Additional Requirement:

The candidate must be able to pass a background check. We will do the background checks for applicants at the finalist stage.

Reports To:

This position reports to the Director of Marketing.


Salary is DOQ.  In addition, The 5th Avenue Theatre provides an array of employee benefits, which includes a comprehensive and attractive benefits package, including 100% employer-paid premiums for medical, dental and vision plans. The 5th Avenue Theatre values its employees by providing comprehensive, high-quality benefits, and strives to provide access to industry-leading health care coverage.

Work Location

The work location is The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 5th Avenue, in downtown Seattle.

Application Procedure

This recruitment will remain open until filled.  To apply, please send a cover letter, chronological resume and salary requirements to:

  Put in Subject Line: Marketing Coordinator

Or mail to: The 5th Avenue Theatre
  Attn: Human Resources
  1326 - 5th Avenue, Suite 735
  Seattle, WA  98101

Please, no walk-ins or phone calls.

The 5th Avenue Theatre – Where Great Musicals Are Born

Show after show, season after season, The 5th Avenue Theatre wows audiences with original Broadway-caliber musicals that win raving fans, ovations, and awards.

We celebrate the great American musical in all its forms. We bring new life and insight to beloved classics. We create tomorrow's must-see musicals, including contemporary musicals that go on to become Tony-award-winning Broadway productions. And because we're a nonprofit theater company with a nationally acclaimed program to develop new musicals, we have the artistic freedom to be an incubator for original productions that expand the repertoire.

As the largest performing arts employer in the Pacific Northwest, we're proud to contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of our hometown. In our commitment to make great musicals accessible to all, we bring diverse audiences to our landmark theater and we take the magic of The 5th to communities across the state. Our theater family is united by something larger than ourselves: to spread the joy of musicals and see the love for them catch fire in the hearts and imaginations of today's audiences. And tomorrow's.

For more information about The 5th Avenue Theatre, its season and its programs, please visit

The 5th Avenue Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The 5th Avenue Theatre
1308 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA, United States
Phone: 206-260-2118

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