Get Even Closer to the Arts: Jobs at CAPA

It takes a lot of behind-the-scenes effort to bring quality entertainment to Columbus. CAPA is a great opportunity to go beyond the stage and learn about the arts from the inside out.

CAPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Marketing Coordinator

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra is seeking a motivated professional to join its Marketing team as Marketing Coordinator.

The Marketing Coordinator will assist with day-to-day operations of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra marketing department with a primary focus on administrative, social media, and special event support.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work directly with marketing director to coordinate creative for print, digital, tv, radio, outdoor, and direct mail.
  • Track and log invoices and bills on a weekly basis.
  • Coordinate and submit special offers, special events before and after concerts, and Coordinate photo shoots and videos for upcoming events.
  • Represent organization at events such as CAMA events, Arts Festival, WSNY Girls Night Out events, college arts events, hospital arts events etc.
  • Create and manage digital marketing campaigns and initiatives and research new social media initiatives to insure the company is on the cutting edge and up to date on social media platforms
  • Update website as needed
  • Write emcee scripts, assist with radio and TV commercial scripts
  • Provide marketing department backup when needed
  • Coordinate subscription and single ticket direct mail campaigns for multiple brands including mail dates, mailing lists, and offer codes
  • Analyze campaigns and assist in other marketing reports including sales reports, web analytics, “came-from codes,” website traffic stats, direct mail offer codes etc.
  • Assist in gathering information for program books, insuring all books are printed and delivered on or before deadlines.
  • Coordinate promotional materials for shows and events.
  • Coordinate in-house signage, marquees, and on-hold music.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and AP Style.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task on a day-to-day basis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Is proficient in reporting skills, data entry, adaptability, creativity, working independently and collaboratively, statistical analysis, and social media content and management skills.
  • Has a sound understanding of the principles of marketing, branding and commercial awareness.

Credentials and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, arts management, public relations or related field
  • 1-3 years experience in media buying such as tv, radio, outdoor, direct mail, and digital advertising.
  • 1-3 years experience in social media campaign management and website management
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, CSS, Google Docs, Hootsuite, and Social Bookmarking Sites are a plus
  • Has a sound understanding of the principles of marketing, branding and commercial awareness.

Special Requirements

  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends as necessary
  • Must have reliable transportation

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume with salary range by Midnight on Friday, November 13, 2015 to or Human Resources, CAPA, 55 E. State St., Columbus, OH 43215. No phone calls please.

CAPA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

*Resume's received after the deadline date and time listed above will not be reviewed.

Marketing Internship - Winter/Spring 2016

CAPA seeks a high energy, motivated professional to join its marketing team as a CAPA marketing intern. The ideal candidate is passionate about advancing performing arts and has a desire to work with traditional and digital marketing. This is an unpaid internship with a time commitment of January through April.

What You Will Learn

  • Creating long term social media plans and marketing calendars
  • Tracking social media and email analytics
  • Creating engaging online content
  • Grassroots distribution of marketing materials
  • Planning and assisting with CAPA events
  • Relationship building and teamwork within a fast-paced office environment
  • Other duties as assigned

What We Are Looking For:

  • Individuals who are passionate about the arts
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, and Hootsuite
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task on a day-to-day basis
  • Excellent and professional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with Photoshop, HTML, and Google Analytics preferred

Special Requirements

  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Must have reliable transportation and own a laptop and smart phone
  • CAPA background check required

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter (including availability) and resume to by November 6, 2015.
*No phone calls, please.

Owner and operator of downtown Columbus' historic Ohio, Palace, and Southern Theatres, and manager of the Riffe Center Theatre Complex, Lincoln Theatre, and Shubert Theatre (New Haven, CT), the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) is a non-profit, award-winning presenter of national and international performing arts and entertainment. For more information, visit