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Post Date: Sep 10, 2019

Job Overview

Quintessence Theatre Group in Northwest Philadelphia has an immediate need for a part-time Publicist to help us keep growing. If you're hard-working and dedicated, Quintessence is an ideal place to get ahead. Apply today!

About Quintessence

Quintessence Theatre Group is dedicated to bringing epic works of classic drama and literature to the contemporary stage. As Philadelphia’s text-based actor-focused repertory theatre, Quintessence re-envisions the classics to inspire our community to consider what is essential in theatre and in human nature.

We value equity, diversity, and inclusion, and recognize the value of a workforce made up of highly skilled people from a variety of backgrounds.

Responsibilities for Publicist

  • Create effective publicity plans for our 7 shows per season
  • Pitch stories and ideas to media outlets on behalf of Quintessence
  • Arrange publicity opportunities such as speaking engagements, appearances and interviews
  • Draft talking points for Quintessence leaders and artists and help them prepare for press visits, conferences and interviews
  • Build and maintain successful relationships with the media and other outlets
  • Oversee social media activity to ensure that Quintessence is viewed in a positive light at all times
  • Promote the company image in a successful manner

Qualifications for Publicist

  • Degree in journalism or public relations preferred
  • Proven experience working as a publicist in the industry preferred
  • Strong knowledge of current affairs in the performing arts industry
  • Impeccable interpersonal and social skills
  • Efficient multitasking and time management abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional debating and public speaking abilities
  • Able to sit, stand and move around for long periods at a time

Job Details

  • Part-time
  • Flexible hours
  • Option to work remotely
  • Reports to Managing Director

 

How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to david@quintessencetheatre.org