Communications & Media Relations Specialist

Marcus Theatres Corporation

The Marcus Corporation's theatre division, Marcus Theatres®, is the fourth largest theatre circuit in the U.S. and currently owns or operates 1,110 screens at 91 locations in 17 states under the Marcus Theatres, Movie Tavern® by Marcus and BistroPlex® brands.

Position Details

Communications & Media Relations Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

We make ordinary days extraordinary for our guests and your career could be extraordinary with Marcus Theatres. Movies are back and we’re looking for a Communications & Media Relations Specialist to join our team! We have a diverse and versatile community of independent spirits and unique talents, and we are redefining the way you think about entertainment.

Broad Description of Duties:

The Communications & Media Relations Specialist will be responsible to help create and promote the corporate identity and mission to customers, the public, community partners and employees through the creation and distribution of brochures, news releases, and other documents.

This position reports to the Director of Marketing & Studio Relations.

Essential Functions/Job Duties:

  • Plans, prepares, and distributes original content such as articles, press releases, media advisories, email, and social media posts, and other updates on behalf of the organization;
  • Develops talking points and scripts for speaking and interview opportunities;
  • Collaborates with marketing director to establish communication strategy and priorities;
  • Builds relationships with the media and is confident with regular outreach;
  • Coordinates interview opportunities and manages requests from the media;
  • Monitors media coverage and helps to create new story ideas;
  • Provides support with issues management and crisis situations
  • Ensures that all materials present a clear, unified, and positive image for the organization and/or brand;
  • Attends special events and functions;
  • promotes and reports on corporate milestones and activities such as company goals and projects; new products or services; and community service activities;
  • Assesses community needs to identify, grow and execute opportunities that support Marcus Theatres’ brand, niche and diversity-marketing initiative;
  • Assists with event planning and execution, community outreach efforts and special projects such as Hollywood Movie Night, CineLatino and additional requests;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of Marketing & Studio Relations.

*The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.

Job Requirements:

  • Possess strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills by communicating clearly and effectively;
  • Demonstrates strong writing, editing and proofreading skills;
  • Must have the ability to build and maintain relationships with the media and other partners;
  • Must be detail-oriented;
  • Possesses strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask;
  • Ability to plan and manage events
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and open to additional assignments as needed;
  • Possesses strong project management skills;
  • Three to five years(3-5) of experience in marketing, publications, or related field

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Marcus Theatres is an equal opportunity employer.We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture.We are committed to non-discrimination in our hiring and employment practices in accordance with all applicable laws.

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