Position Information Position Title
Sales & Marketing Manager at The O'Shaughnessy Division
Institutional Advancement Department/Office
Position Summary Information AdvertisementSt. Catherine University
and The O'Shaughnessy
theater invite applications for a full-time Sales and Marketing Manager
Since its inception, The O'Shaughnessy has become a forum for women in leadership. Coretta Scott King, Dr. Susan Love, Jeham Sadat and Madeleine Albright have all shared their stories from its stage. Annually, it hosts a variety of public lectures and St. Kate's educational programs, as well as convocations and commencement. A wide range of artists including music, dance and theater companies rave about its performance space and acoustics. The Sales and Marketing Manager
creates an identifiable market presence that advances The O'Shaughnessy and the University and handles all front of house operations. Responsibilities include:
- Develop and implement the annual marketing plan in order to grow audiences, community engagement, and revenue.
- Collaborate with the communication and marketing teams to maximize event potential and media exposure, establishing cross-marketing efforts which make use of the website, social media accounts, digital and print advertising, and radio and TV advertising as appropriate.
- Identify and pursue multi-year strategies to build audience and engagement.
- Manage all sales and patron services for events including box office and ticketing, concessions and merchandise sales, exhibiting great attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
- Oversee all box office activity and act as the point person for Etix system management.
- Lead a team of on-call staff and volunteers, ensuring that they are trained and scheduled for events in order to serve patrons, providing them with a seamless experience.
- Recruit and train volunteers, staff and student employees for on call front-of-house, usher and ticketing roles.
- Schedule on-call staff and volunteers to ensure that all events are sufficiently staffed including concessions and merchandise sales.
- Perform administrative tasks to ensure that staff are paid accurately, invoices are paid and billing for concession services.
- Ensure that current and upcoming shows are appropriately advertised on the marquee.
St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students
in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree or four years of work experience that includes sales and marketing.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Experience supervising hourly employees, students or volunteers
- Experience responding respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures.
- Experience working in sales or with the general public in a service role.
- Experience training, scheduling and managing a large on-call staff including delegation of duties.
- Experience working in a performing arts venue.
- Experience keeping calm and respectful in stressful situations.
We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.EEO Statement
St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 651-690-6565.Application instructions for STAFF
Visit St. Kate Careers
to apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment.
Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID -19 vaccination series, including a booster, unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit stkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine
.St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace
Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: www.uppermidwestherc.org.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * What is your highest level of completed education?
- Some high school
- High school diploma or GED
- Some college
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Some graduate school
- Master's degree
- Professional degree (e.g., JD, MD)
- Doctoral degree
- * St. Kate's is committed to making Inclusive Excellence a reality and has identified “Drive a Culture of Inclusive Excellence” as one of six priorities in the strategic plan. Give a specific example of how you have promoted a culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion in your current or recent role(s).
(Open Ended Question)
- * Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series, including booster, unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation / exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination and booster documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit stkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine. We include this information to ensure that candidates are aware of and acknowledge understanding of the new requirement.
- I have read and understand the requirement.
- * Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer? Please be aware that St. Catherine University is only able to consider candidates who are authorized to work in the United States.
- * St. Catherine University welcomes applications from candidates who are traditionally under-represented. We are happy to consider candidates who are currently in possession of a temporary work visa, however, please be aware that we do not offer employment visa sponsorship. Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
- * Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
- * How did you hear about this opportunity?
- St. Catherine University website
- St. Catherine University employee
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Applicant Documents Required Documents
- Cover Letter
- Other Document 1
- Writing sample #1