The Hippodrome Director of Public Programs oversees four programs, including: facility rentals, Hippodrome special events, mainstage group ticket sales, and the student matinee series. The Director of Public Programs is responsible for leveraging these programs to better engage the community with the Hippodrome’s Mainstage and Cinema offerings as a means for extending the theatre’s institutional reach in order to help support its mission and achieve its organizational goals.
The Director of Public Programs creates and maintains relationships and contact lists for past and current patrons while identifying and reaching out to new audiences, constantly tailoring each public program to better attract, serve, and engage. The Director of Public Programs seeks to measurably increase sales and maintains records to track and report progress regularly. As a public representative of the theatre, the Director of Public Programs also participates in local councils and attends local exhibits and speaking engagements to expand awareness of the Hippodrome Theatre’s programs and create overall brand awareness.
Work in conjunction with the Hipp’s artistic and administrative team to create Hippodrome events in the basement facility. Develop guidelines and ideas for attracting and retaining new audiences for the basement performance and event space. Work to establish the Hippodrome basement as a location for culturally engaging events, while improving and expanding revenue sources.
Group Theatrical Sales
Student Matinee Series
Please submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com by Thursday June 8.
The Hippodrome is Gainesville's cultural centerpiece offering live theatre, films, gallery exhibits, classes, and special events over 340 days a year. The Hipp. It's close to home, but far from ordinary!