Marketing & Public Relations Director

The Rose Theater / Omaha, NE

The Rose Theater seeks a strategic thinker, leader and marketer to serve as Marketing & PR Director. The position leads marketing and PR of The Rose using traditional, digital and social media to inspire and engage key target audiences.

The position creates, develops and executes daily and long-term strategic marketing plans. Develops and manages annual marketing budget. Directly responsible for marketing, branding and public relations for main stage productions, First Stage series, new Studios for Youth Artists; a shared resource for two education programs, Teens N’ Theater and Community Voices Outreach program. Serves as the webmaster. Supports fund development, event planning, advertising, signage, social media and other theater activities. Supervises Asst. Marketing Director, Member and Audience Services positions and Social Media Specialists. Collaborates with all theater departments including production, education and finance.

Preferred candidate has a demonstrated management and leadership skills, demonstrated strategic thinking in deadline-driven multi-task, highly detailed environment, superlative communication skills, strong analytical abilities and intellectual curiosity, evidence of maturity, drive and enthusiasm, proficiency in digital media best practices and experience with Adobe products (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), Word and Excel, and photography and videography. Love of theater a must.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis for this full-time position, with an ideal start date in mid-April 2020.

Interested applicants should submit any material that represents their work and passion as well as qualifications for this job. This material can include a letter, video, video letter, resume, portfolio and any combination of those that highlights experiences that are relevant to the position. Applicants can send this material to Managing Director Julie Walker at: or mail/drop off the submission at 2001 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68102.


About The Rose Theater
The mission of The Rose is inspiring young people and their families to discover the magic of theater, to find their voices and enrich their communities. Operating out of a beautiful historic theater, The Rose produces eleven professional productions each season, including world premieres of adaptations and original work. Recent world premieres include The Little Engine That Could, Return to Niobrara (by Mary Kathryn Nagle), and Howie D: Back In The Day (with Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough). It is also one of the largest and most storied theaters for multigenerational audiences. As The Rose opens the new, 27,000 square foot Rose Studios For Youth Artists in 2020, the company’s commitment to education is being redoubled. The Rose delivers robust in-school and out of school programming that is focused on using creative dramatics, acting, singing, dancing, playwriting, and design to help young people change the world.

Omaha is ranked by Forbes as the 7th best city in America to raise a family and by Wallet Hub as one of the 20 best cities to live based on its affordability, economy, education & health, quality of life, and safety. With a deeply engaged community as well as James Beard-nominated restaurants and bustling night life, any applicants considering relocation will find a city that meets their needs.