Employment Opportunities at Neptune Theatre


Manager of Marketing & Sales

Department: Marketing

Reports to: General Manager


Job Summary:

The Manager of Marketing & Sales is responsible for managing marketing, brand positioning and sales activities at Neptune Theatre.  This position also oversees public relations, community engagement and outreach.  The Manager of Marketing & Sales ensures sponsorship commitments are catalogued and carried out in accordance with agreements.  This position supports achievement of subscription and single ticket sales targets by developing and delegating marketing and sales initiatives appropriately.  The Manager of Marketing & Sales works collaboratively with the General Manger, Artistic Director, Director of Development and Partnerships and the senior management team to establish marketing and sales targets in accordance with Neptune Theatre’s annual business plan and long-term strategic plan.  The Manager of Marketing & Sales is also responsible for assessing and measuring the impact of marketing initiatives.

The Manager of Marketing & Sales leads a team of marketing associates and collaborates with Neptune Theatre Box Office to communicate marketing, sales and communications initiatives, assess data and recommend sales and marketing targets.


Specific Job Functions:

  • Support achievement of subscription and single ticket sales targets
  • Manage and supervise marketing associates
  • Develop, execute and evaluate marketing and sales plans
  • Connect with retailers, developers and property managers to position Neptune as an exciting amenity in the downtown core
  • Collaborate with the Box Office to devise sales strategies to achieve organizational objectives
  • Develop, manage and control marketing budgets and expenditures
  • Develop and present progress reports to senior management
  • Coordinate media buying, communications and social media initiatives
  • Coordinate communication and collaboration with Neptune Box Office
  • Manage marketing and sales support to Neptune Theatre School
  • General coordination of associated collateral production, market research, partnership and promotions work
  • Manage special initiatives in support of overall organizational goals


Job Specific Competencies

  1. Planning and Organization
  2. Communication
  3. Team Player
  4. Trust
  5. Energy and Drive
  6. Adaptability


Performance Characteristics:

The Manager of Marketing & Sales is commercially minded with a solid background in marketing, branding, sales and communications.  As a proactive and organized professional, the Manager of Marketing & Sales has excellent communication skills, customer relations experience, a passion for the arts and cultural community, as well as the ability to quickly adapt and think outside of the box.  He/she understands the goals of the theatre and the ability to develop and execute marketing plans that support the achievement of sales and related targets.  An effective communicator, the Manager of Marketing & Sales establishes relationships with a broad spectrum of partners, sponsors, and like-minded community allies with the objective of raising Neptune’s profile within the community.  He/she understands the Neptune brand and the quality standards it encompasses.  


Neptune Employment Goals

Our goal is to create a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the community we serve.  Neptune welcomes applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and other racially visible persons, and persons with disabilities. 


Neptune Theatre supports the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association and the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) in pursuit of creating a respectful workplace and is committed to the tenants of the Not in Our Space anti-harassment campaign.



This posting will be active until September 11, 2018.

Please email your cover letter and resume to   work@neptunetheatre.com



About Neptune Theatre


Since first opening its doors in the early 1960’s, Neptune has produced hundreds of outstanding and remarkable productions, telling stories of our region and beyond. Celebrating 55 years of operations in 2017-2018, Neptune Theatre is the largest professional theatre in Atlantic Canada. Neptune stages more than 300 performances annually, appealing to a wide variety of audiences and diverse communities, and attracting approximately 80,000 people to its productions and educational programs. The current season is Neptune’s most expansive season to date, with six main stage productions in Fountain Hall, five studio productions on the Scotiabank Stage, plus four bonus features. With an enduring mission to inspire its audiences with great stories, Neptune has a vision as a cultural organization that enriches the community across the Atlantic Region, earning a national reputation through artistic and creative excellence in programming and in practice of its craft.