Director of Marketing

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra is a rarity, an elite team of musicians nestled in one of the most creative, caring, and daring cities in the country. Founded in 1960, the WCO is one of the elite chamber ensembles in the United States and is dedicated to advancing Wisconsin communities through the transformative power of music. Under the direction of Maestro Andrew Sewell, WCO leverages the unique characteristics of chamber music to bring a wide variety of repertoire to audiences in settings that range from the formality of the concert hall to the intimacy of smaller community venues and the open accessibility of parks and other public spaces.

Position Details

Director of Marketing
Southwest Wisconsin
Madison, WI

The WCO seeks a full-time Director of Marketing to lead, grow, and execute the Orchestra's world-class marketing and brand strategy to promote our concerts through multi-channel marketing, creative campaign direction, earned and paid media marketing, and marketing team management.

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra (WCO), a sixty-two-year-old non-profit arts organization in Madison, WI, seeks a full-time Director of Marketing to join our dynamic team to lead the orchestra in executing a successful marketing strategy to drive the awareness and relevancy of our mission and artistic productions.

We are looking for someone who is ready to take their strong marketing background and apply it to a fast-paced and entrepreneurial arts organization to ensure that the marketing and brand strategy align to help execute on organizational key strategies and mission. If you have a love of the arts and a work environment that supports collaboration, innovation, and a strong sense to make a difference in your community through the transformative power of music, this is a wonderful opportunity for you. This position will support our advancement in promoting accessibility and equity across all of our programs.

  • Passion for the arts and knowledge of arts marketing and/or classical music
  • Hands-on creative development, writing, concepting, and leading creative campaigns
  • Event marketing and/or social marketing experience
  • Media relations, press release writing, PR strategy experience
  • Ability to balance multiple projects under deadlines and budgets
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience hiring, managing, and inspiring a small team
  • Passion for attending concerts and events during nights/weekends
  • Full-time salaried exempt position
  • Salary range: $65,000-$85,000
  • Full health and dental benefits
  • Paid holidays, vacation, sick time
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Flexible working environment

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