Communications Associate | BAVC

Communications Associate


3125 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Social Marketing
Local (Bay Area)
August 26

The Roxie Theater seeks an experienced and creative Communications Associate to oversee marketing and outreach efforts and support programming efforts, with a specific focus on building audience and increasing earned revenue streams. The role fits into a small, dedicated staff where creative duties are shared, initiative is valued and culture is of prime importance. The Communications Associate is a hands-on contributor to the Roxie Theater’s mission in connecting distinctive cinematic experiences to the community.

This person needs to think creatively, work collaboratively, and have the ability to manage projects and produce content at a rapid pace with a keen eye for detail. Above all, this person should have a knowledge of independent/art film and have a passion for the Roxie Theater, its unique programming, and its eclectic audience.


Key Responsibilities:
-Maintain the Roxie website. Work with the programming and rentals teams to ensure event listings are accurate, complete and displayed in a compelling, user friendly format.
-Contribute to Roxie social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Help maintain a social media calendar, create events, schedule posts and respond to Facebook messages.
-Ensure accurate Weekly Box Office Schedules. Double check accuracy of showtimes and price listings on
-Support Email Marketing Plan. Create and distribute weekly Roxie e-newsletters, press releases maintain & create email lists, and assist in sending out film/program focused emails.
-Manage Roxie Poster Plan. Work with Programming Team and interns to ensure current and future film posters are up with descriptions and showtimes.
-Support the creation of printed materials including: bi-monthly calendars, annual reports, membership promotions, and other projects as assigned.
-Monitor the effectiveness of Communications efforts through data analytics and adjust strategies to better achieve increased audience and revenue.
-Miscellaneous tasks as needed. Including but not limited to answering the door, phone, print tracking and shipping, and general programming team support.


Required Skills:
-1–3 years marketing/communications experience, ideally for a nonprofit organization or film/media organization
-Experience with creating social media messaging for a company or organization on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
-Experience with Wordpress or other website building platforms: knowledge of HTML helpful but not required.
-Ability to produce a high volume of quality language and content in a fast-paced environment
-Proficient copy editor
-Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to interact comfortably with various personalities
-Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail
-Ability to prioritize and multitask
-Some graphic design skills preferred
-Ability to work occasional weekend & weekday evening events

Desired Qualities:
-Hunger for knowledge about programming and theater operations at a nonprofit cinema
-Team player & collaborator
-Basic video editing & photography skills preferred
-Interest in public speaking

Communications Associate will join the Roxie as an hourly employee at 32-40 hours a week with the possibility of expansion to a full time salaried role after 90 days. Compensation: $18/hour.

The Roxie is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to
creating an inclusive environment for all employees.