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Actor Needed for INCIDENT AT VICHY at Alibi Players

ALIBI_logoAlibi Players is seeking a fair-haired male actor, ages 20-40, for the role of “Guard” in their winter production of INCIDENT AT VICHY.

Rehearsals will start in February, show opens March 13th. This is a nonspeaking role; it is extremely important part of the production.

For more information, contact Alan Kootsher at


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Content Specialist and Salesforce/Email Marketing Manager Sought by Educational Theatre Association


Educational Theatre Association, home of the International Thespian Society and Educational Theatre Foundation, seeks a passionate, versatile Content Specialist to support the development of shareable content for use on EdTA and ETF websites, in email, print and other communications, and on social media. In addition, the Content Specialist will support the development of print and digital marketing campaigns, and public relations efforts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop Educational Theatre Association and Educational Theatre Foundation content, creating stories about adult and student members, program participants, and award, scholarship, and grant winners for use on various print and online platforms including email and social media.
  • Edit content supplied by other departments to fit the association’s voice and style, and to optimize the message for each channel and target audience.
  • Write press releases for association events, programs, awards, and news following PR best practices.
  • Adapt and publish content for email communications and social media.
  • Write marketing copy for events, membership recruitment and retention, and EdTA programs that follows copywriting best practices and brand guidelines.
  • Develop copy for online landing pages and lead-generation forms that adheres to SEO best practices. Optimize copy for email and social publishing.
  • Write and edit SEO-friendly editorial content for EdTA websites, including, and to increase organic traffic.
  • Collaborate with Content team members on content planning and execution.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing communications, public relations or related field
  • Minimum two years of professional experience
  • Portfolio of professional writing samples

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in marketing copywriting, editorial writing, and public relations writing
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Proficiency in AP style preferred
  • Basic graphic design and photo editing skills
  • Working knowledge of HTML
  • Proficient with web content management systems such as WordPress and SEO
  • Advanced understanding of social media platforms and management tools
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign. Photoshop and Illustrator are a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Adept at learning new software programs and tech tools
  • Strong organization and project management skills
  • Deadline driven with keen attention to detail and accuracy in all work
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently within one’s authority
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive, team-oriented attitude

To apply, please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: Content Specialist 2019-123) to:

First consideration will be given to applications received by 11/15/19.



The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) seeks a dynamic Salesforce/Email Marketing Manager to build and manage marketing journeys through automation focused on member engagement and retention.  You will partner with Content team and across other departments to drive day-to-day execution of our email communication and engagement strategies.

Job Responsibilities:

Marketing Automation

  • Create and develop content-rich loyalty and nurturing programs using consumer insights data and marketing automation tools including Salesforce Marketing Cloud & Pardot.
  • Execute email marketing strategies to retain current members and convert non-member leads into new members.
  • Build email messages, templates and multi-step campaigns using marketing automation tools.
  • Evaluate email campaign data to optimize performance and results.
  • Build landing pages and forms for lead capture and progressive customer profiling.
  • Lead and assist Content team in the utilization of Salesforce and Pardot to maintain accuracy of the databases.
  • Analyze and report on email marketing efforts and performance metrics.
  • Manage schedules, resources and delivery dates to ensure projects meet deadlines.
  • Ensure compliance with branding guidelines and content across all channels, as well as applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure all email campaigns leverage current best practices.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or Technology.
  • 3 – 5 years of professional experience in managing customer journeys and campaigns through marketing automation tools such as Pardot and Salesforce CRM.
  • Experience working with a membership association or a non-profit organization is preferred.
  • Theatre or arts interest or background is a plus.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit/orientation.
  • Proven experience in using marketing automation tools and technologies to facilitate engagement and conversion.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and Pardot or Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
  • Experience with an email service provider system.
  • Deadline driven with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with Content team members and coworkers in other departments
  • Ability to effectively plan, be flexible, and be resourceful in managing workflow to meet deadlines.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to take initiative, multi-task and prioritize multiple projects
  • Calm, patient, diplomatic, and confident demeanor in working with staff, management, and vendors
  • Positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Ability to think and act independently, within one’s authority

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume by email (Subject line: Salesforce/Email Marketing Manager 2019-133 to:

First consideration will be given to applications received by 11/15/19.

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Assistant Professor of Trumpet and Brass Area Coordinator Sought by NKU School of the Arts

NKU_SOTA logoThe School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position in studio trumpet and high brass area coordinator within the music program, beginning August 2020.

More information about the program can be found in the web page

Primary Responsibilities
Teach studio trumpet; recruit and maintain a high-quality applied studio through teaching and performance activities, coach collaborative ensemble experiences for brass students; coordinate brass area. Engage in community outreach. Maintain an established performance/research/scholarship/creative activity agenda sufficient for tenure and promotion.

Secondary teaching responsibilities may include music theory, aural skills, brass methods, or other courses as assigned according to areas of interest and expertise. The music program values innovative and versatile skill sets that may benefit our program in unexpected ways.

As a NASM accredited program, teaching responsibilities adhere to loads as prescribed by NASM.


  • A Doctorate in Music is preferred. Candidates with a Master of Music degree and exceptional commensurate experience may be considered.
  • Demonstrated potential for distinction in professional activity and/or research.
  • Successful teaching and recruiting experience at the university level.
  • Significant experience as a solo and ensemble performer.
  • Evidence of or demonstrated potential for successful teaching in a secondary area.

Applicants should submit:

  • statement of interest,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • teaching philosophy,
  • personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion that emphasizes their importance in higher education,
  • the names, email, and phone numbers of three references,
  • link to performance video(s),
  • link to applied teaching video(s),
  • link to classroom teaching video(s)

Questions regarding this position and search should be directed to Dr. Brant Karrick,, chair of the search committee. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to NKU Human Resources at or call (859) 572-5200.

Application Deadline Dec. 1, 2019.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Screening of applications will begin Dec. 1.

Minimum Education: Master’s Degree

Preferred Education: Ph.D or D.M.A.

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Production Position Available with Sir Pat-Trick

MISC_Sir Pat-trick promoI’m Sir Pat-Trick a professional magician and my new show Trick! is looking to hire on a free lance (non performing) production assistant/merchandise sells person.

I have a series of shows coming up in Cincinnati starting in December and into the future
(see for dates)

  • must be at least 18 years of age
  • have reliable transportation
  • a self starter
  • able to provide amazing customer service in a family friendly venue

Duties to include but not limit too :

  • help load in, set up, tear down of show and merchandise table
  • sell merchandise before show and after show
  • any other duties assigned

If interested Please email me at to talk schedule and compensation. I guarantee a fun work environment ! 

Thanks !
Sir Pat-Trick

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NKU School of the Arts Seeks Assistant Professor of Music – Strings

NKU_SOTA logoThe School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position in violin within the music program, beginning fall 2020. Secondary teaching responsibilities include classroom teaching of aural skills, music theory and/or composition. We seek a dynamic teacher with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and performance that has tangible experience and commitment cultivating positive, inclusive environments to come alongside a dedicated team of faculty who are committed to student success in an increasingly diverse population.

The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University offers a wide array of degree programs in the visual and performing arts. The music program within the School of the Arts offers the B.M.E. in Music Education, the B.M in Performance, Jazz Studies, and Composition, and the B.A. in Music with tracks in audio production and music technology. The music program is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. See the music web site at  for additional information.

Primary Responsibilities             

  • Teach undergraduate applied violin with the possibility of additional students in viola
  • Teach string-related courses such as string methods, string pedagogy, and string chamber music
  • Perform in the faculty string ensemble
  • Teach classroom courses in a secondary area of expertise such as music theory, aural skills, and/or other composition
  • Actively contribute to the growth of the string area, including assistance with the orchestra (sectionals, side-by-side performances)
  • Actively recruit and retain string students, including developing programs, events
  • Develop strong rapport with educators in the region
  • Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and school/program policy and by administration
  • Maintain an established performance/research/scholarship/creative activity agenda sufficient for tenure and promotion
  • Participate in professional music organizations to network and remain current within the music discipline
  • Participate in university/program meetings, hearings, juries, auditions, special events, and recruitment activities
  • Maintain commitment to service activities including faculty committees, mentoring students, and community outreach
  • Maintain commitment to collegiality and building inclusive environments for an increasingly diverse student, faculty, and staff population.


  • A doctorate in music is required (Ph.D or DMA)
  • Successful teaching experience at the university level and demonstrated potential for a successful career in teaching
  • Applied violin teaching experience
  • Classroom teaching experience
  • Record of excellence in performance (solo and chamber) and professional activity
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students with diverse social identities, backgrounds, and levels
  • Demonstrated success in recruitment and retention
  • Expertise and potential to teach in a secondary area such as music theory, aural skills, and/or composition.
  • Strong organizational, collaborative, and communication skills to support the operation of a growing string area and music program.

Questions regarding the use of this website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at

Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Amy Gillingham at

Candidates should submit materials electronically through Northern Kentucky University’s website portal Required materials include:

  1. Cover letter outlining qualifications, experience, and evidence of teaching effectiveness
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. One-page teaching philosophy
  4. A document with unrestricted links (please use online platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo, etc. and test all links to be sure they are working correctly) to:
  • video recordings of the candidate’s recent performances
  • a video recording of the candidate teaching an applied violin lesson
  • a video recording of the candidate teaching classroom/group
  1. A statement of your personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion and why they are important in higher education. Please include specifics regarding your commitment and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds. In line with the University’s Affirmative Action Policy, candidates are not expected to disclose their identity or membership either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. Demographic information is solicited through the application process; however, those data are confidential and are not provided to members of the search committee.

Please do not send transcripts or any other additional materials at this time. Further materials may be requested at a later date.

Letters of recommendation from references will be requested of finalists.

In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2019. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education: Terminal Degree appropriate to discipline

Preferred Education: Ph.D or D.M.A

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