Communication Manager - Pillsbury House Theatre

Job Title:                                Communications Manager

Compensation:                      $42,000 annually

Location:                                Pillsbury House + Theatre

                                                3501 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Supervisor:                            Artistic Producing Director

Organizational Overview

Pillsbury United Communities co-creates, with community, enduring change toward a just society. Built with and for resilient communities, our united system of programs, neighborhood centers, and social enterprises connects with thousands of individuals and their families each year. We are guided by a vision of thriving communities where every person has personal, social, and economic power.

Position Overview

Pillsbury United Communities seeks a motivated individual to develop and implement marketing, communications and development strategies at Pillsbury House + Theatre. This position will maintain positive relationships with PUC staff leaders, external community, artists, arts leaders, audiences, funders and the media.

Primary Responsibilities

Marketing Strategic Development and Implementation

  • Manage the budget and marketing plan
  • Work with the producing director to create marketing/PR timelines
  • Create and implement internal and external cross promotions


  • Maintain the theatre website and other on-line profiles
  • Produce and distribute all other necessary external communications

Community Relations

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with neighborhood businesses and organizations
  • Manage media relations, including publicity, calendar listings and relationships with key media organizations and staff

Audience Services Management

  • Oversee the operations of the Box Office, Concessions and Front of House, ensuring a high level of customer service
  • Manage the theatre database of audience and participant information

Staff Management

  • Supervise Box Office, Concessions and Front of House staff
  • Build and manage a group of volunteers who assist with marketing efforts

Desired Attributes/Skills

  • Passion for what’s possible
  • Clear sense of personal purpose
  • Commitment to social justice
  • Creative problem-solver
  • Skilled communicator and motivator

Minimum Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in arts management, communications, marketing or another relevant field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Arts marketing experience, preferably in a non-profit theatre or arts setting
  • Knowledge of marketing and publicity methods.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing complicated, diverse programs and projects

Contact information

Pillsbury House Theatre
Web site

Posted April 5