Audience Services, Educational Outreach Specialist, Department of the Arts

Reports to: Executive Assistant to Chair and Department Chair, Department of the Arts                  

Purpose: Audience building and educational outreach. This position holder creates or coordinates all concert and theater programs, all posters, printed materials and social media for all events, as well as handles marketing, public relations, and designs outreach packages.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Arranges for visual design of posters, e-flyers and invitations for all public events and performances
  • Maintains mailing lists for each program and each category of events (exhibitions, theater productions, concerts)
  • Maintains a list of area schools and informs them of upcoming events and exhibitions
  • Works with AUC Enrollment and Student Services on enrollment outreach, including organization of events at schools, educational outreach packages and student and faculty touring performances
  • Sends email announcements to all AUC students for all events and auditions
  • Maintains email list of all Arts major students
  • Maintains contacts with Cairo media, providing press releases and announcements, maximizing exposure of all Arts events via free media (reviews, announcements, monthly calendars)
  • Expands and maintains AUC Arts presence on social media, for all events, performing ensembles (including the Cairo Choral Society) and departmental websites
  • Maintains updated contact lists with international cultural agencies (embassies and NGO’s) and sends announcements and invitations for events
  • Informs program directors and event producers of media deadlines
  • Works with production officer to maintain up-to-date audience attendance of all events 
  • Handles marketing and PR activities. This includes; placing events on AUC Calendar, aiding HUSS in updating mailing list, emailing students to inform them of events, and facilitating internal communications with all event-related subsidiaries
  • Prepares the events’ programs by writing and printing them before each event
  • Maintains and updates the department website and Facebook page for events
  • Supervises and assigns house managers and ushers for events in coordination with the executive assistant to chair.
  • Performs other tasks designated by the department chair and executive assistant to chair

 

Requirements:

 

Minimum education requirement:  Bachelor's Degree

Experience: A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge (written and spoken) of Arabic and English
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

 

Position is open until filled

 

Placement is based on the candidate’s experience and skills. Only candidates who make it to the short list will be contacted. If interested, please send an updated and detailed resume to hr4@aucegypt.edu, stating “50019558 Audience Services/Educational Outreach Specialist” in the subject line.

 

“We thank all individuals who have expressed interest in working at The American University in Cairo.”