Director of Marketing & Communications, Harris Center for the Arts

About the Director of Marketing and Communications position:
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Marketing and Communications develops, organizes, and directs communications, marketing, and public relations for the Harris Center and its programs, with an emphasis on recruitment, retention and cultivation of loyal patrons, particularly in support of the Center's presentation of touring artists and fund development efforts. The Director is responsible for hiring, training and supervising marketing, public relations and communications staff, and overseeing the work of contractors and vendors. The Director develops and manages an annual marketing and communications budget. The Director is a key player in the Center’s overall sales, marketing, customer relations and development efforts, working cooperatively with the ticketing, customer service and development departments to manage an effective communications, patron loyalty and sales/promotion effort for the Center. The position’s annual starting salary is $76,020 and includes a solid benefits package that includes health insurance coverage, CalPERS retirement, 3 weeks of annual vacation, etc.

About the Harris Center for the Arts:
Entering its ninth season, the Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College is a $50 million regional performance arts center that seeks to enrich the lives of people throughout California's capital region by providing venues and opportunities to experience artistic work, celebrate cultural traditions and participate in the creative process. The Center features three intimate state-of-the-art performance spaces, an art gallery, one of the Sacramento region's largest recording studios, and spacious educational facilities. Center programs include presentations that bring artists of all disciplines from around the world to perform and share, partnerships that make the Center a home for local artists and arts organizations, and productions of work created and/or developed on site. The Center is home to Folsom Lake College's visual and performing arts instructional offerings, as well as other life-long learning programs for the broader community. Opened in February 2011, the Center has hosted over 3000 events and in 2018 attracted its millionth visitor. Ticket sales in the 2018/19 season exceeded $7 million.
More information:
18/19 Season Brochure:

About Folsom Lake College:
Located 25 miles northeast of Sacramento in the gold rush foothills of the Sierras below Lake Tahoe, Folsom Lake College was established in 2004 as the fourth and newest college in the Los Rios Community College District. With an enrollment of 8800 students, the college is a dynamic learning community committed to academic excellence, innovation and educational equity, providing quality educational programs and services to enrich and empower students to reach their full potential as informed and productive members of the community.

To Apply: The Los Rios Community College District is currently accepting applications for this position. A job description & online application are available at:

Application closes and review begins on 6/17/19.