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Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL, United States

Phone: 786-468-2000
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Director, Creative Services


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Miami, FL, United States


Marketing, Publishing-Editing-Writing

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Full time



Job Description:

Basic Function

The Director, Creative Services, a senior member of the Marketing and Communications staff, reports to the Vice President, Marketing and works in close collaboration with the President and Senior Staff to create and develop institutional messaging. Primary responsibilities include the direction of creative and communications initiatives designed to
disseminate precise messages that clarify and advance the artistic, educational, outreach, financial, and fundraising mission and goals of The Arsht Center including all advertising and
collateral. The Director supervises the in-house creative staff as well as external writing, graphic design, and production consultants and agencies. The Director ensures that Arsht Center messages are consistent and effective across all media – publicity, publications,
advertising, speeches, Web site, and other communications channels. The Director is the senior editor, copywriter and manager of all Center publications and other materials, and ensures that Center branding is developed and enhanced appropriately and effectively.
This professional plays a key role in positioning The Center as a major international cultural resource, and helps put the institution on the leading edge of global/multicultural performing arts marketing and communications.

The following are examples of the various tasks that are included.

• Working closely with the President, Vice President, Marketing and the Center’s Senior Staff, creates, develops, and directs proactive institutional messaging and responses to queries.
• Ensures the accuracy, consistency and quality of all Center messaging across all media, including publications, publicity, advertising, speeches, interviews, Web site, and other communications.
• Directs and participates in the writing, editing, design, traffic and production of all Center advertising and collateral, including institutional and show ads, newsletters, program books (Playbill), annual and financial reports, catalogs, ticket sales and fund-raising brochures, video production, website, e-mails, and educational materials.
• Directs the development and enhancement of Arsht Center brand.
• Staff management includes development and annual reviews.
• Manages RFP process, budgets for design and production of all Center
• Develops and supervises the maintenance of institutional documents such as brand policy guide, fact sheets, biographies, talking points, etc.
• Supervises the work of external agencies and vendors who provide graphic design, photography, and print production.
• Supervises the maintenance of publication archives.
• Creation, direction, and maintenance of Arsht Center Newsletter.

Job Requirements:

Ideal Experience

• BA degree in journalism, English, marketing, communications, advertising or related field
• Minimum 10 years public relations, marketing, publishing, or related communications experience.
• Extensive, in-depth knowledge of the performing arts and artists
• Excellent publication skills
• Excellent language skills, both spoken and written
• Excellent computer skills
• Strong understanding of marketing principles
• Basic knowledge of graphic design and printing
• Knowledge of spoken and written Spanish

Personal Characteristics

The Director, Creative Services should be:
• A prolific writer and expert editor
• Senior level thinker/strategist
• Action-oriented; a doer
• Affable, easy to get to know
• Determined and persistent
• Highly energetic
• Dedicated to accomplishing the organization’s goals

Physical Demands

• While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stop,
reach, stand, walk, lift, pull, push, grasp, communicate, and use repetitive motions.
• While performing the duties of this position, the employee may frequently lift and or move 20 pounds of materials.
• The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from multiple people and interact with the public and other staff.

Suggestions for candidates and expressions of interest should be addressed to:
Email:, with Director, Creative Services search in the title line.

The Adrienne Arsht Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer