Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Part-Time Position

Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC)

Founded in 1975, CIPC is an organization that promotes piano performance in Northeastern Ohio. It organizes piano concerts, outreach programs, donor events and education programs. It’s signature event, the Cleveland International Piano Competition, takes place every four years and has made a name for itself as one of the world’s leading piano competitions thanks to its professional and musical standards, its dedicated supporters, and its collaboration with the Cleveland Orchestra on the final round. The organization’s goals are to increase Cleveland’s international reputation through music, cultivate the interest in piano throughout the region and help the careers of young pianists locally and internationally.

Job Overview

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator develops and implements the organization’s marketing and communications strategic plan. He/she helps develop the marketing of new and existing programs and managing the organization’s PR. He/she oversees the implementation of the marketing strategy – including campaigns, events and digital marketing.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Planning, directing and coordinating marketing and communications efforts
  • Managing media relations
  • Developing and managing advertising campaigns
  • Building brand awareness and positioning
  • Developing promotions for ticket sales, concerts and other events
  • Researching demand for the organization’s projects and programs
  • Overseeing social media marketing strategies and content
  • Identifying new potential donors or audiences
  • Researching similar piano competitions or arts organizations
  • Ensuring quality control of all information released

Marketing Coordinator Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business, public relations, journalism, or related field
  • Previous experience working in a marketing/communications department
  • Effective time management skills and ability to multitask
  • Create compelling, effective copy that is grammatically correct
  • Develop and implement all marketing campaigns and communications materials
  • Inspiring team player and leader
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

Important Skills

Experience with digital marketing, such as Google Analytics, SEM, and SEO is preferred, but not required. Experience working with Microsoft Office, WordPress, or Adobe Creative Suite is preferred. An appreciation of classical music is a plus, but not required.


Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]