The Gilmore

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Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Job Description — 25 April 2017

The Director of Marketing and Public Relations directs the organization’s overall marketing and communications efforts, including the production of print and electronic advertising, social media content and collateral materials specific to the promotion of ticket sales, concert attendance, fundraising, education, community engagement programs and other external relationships. A key responsibility is to manage a plan of well-curated, highly-engaging and shareable copy, video and other content that helps to build interest in and knowledge of classical and jazz music while raising awareness of all programs associated with the Gilmore Keyboard Festival.

A successful Director of Marketing and Public Relations will strive for collaboration and communication interdepartmentally and throughout the organization regarding new content initiatives, and will have a strong customer service mentality both internally and with outside vendors, media and partners. The individual will be an excellent writer with a passion for classical and jazz music and the mission of the Gilmore Keyboard Festival. Both creative and pragmatic, the Director will have a strong ability to continually brainstorm new angles and ideas for content and publicity.

Primary Responsibilities



Event Programs/Program Notes

Public Image

Box Office


Kalamazoo Tessitura Consortium (KTC) — a group of five local arts and cultural organizations that share a ticketing and customer relations management database

Qualifications and Requirements

The Director of Marketing and Public Relations reports to the Director and supervises a full-time Digital Marketing Coordinator, Box Office and Tessitura Coordinator, and part-time Box Office Associate in addition to temporary Festival interns.

The Gilmore Keyboard Festival offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.

To Apply for Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Please submit a cover letter and resume, in PDF or Word formats only to Daniel Gustin, Director at or by mail to: Daniel Gustin, The Gilmore, 359 S Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 101, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. No phone calls, please.

Deadline to apply: May 25, 2017
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F

Gilmore Piano Lab Coordinator and Instructor

Job Description — 27 March 2017

The Gilmore Piano Lab Coordinator & Instructor will work in the new Gilmore Piano Lab program in Battle Creek Public Schools. They will be responsible for coordinating piano lab scheduling, recitals, school collaborations, after-school program staffing, and general community relations, in addition to teaching group piano lessons. Development of Piano Lab operations will begin immediately upon employment, with guidance from the Director of Education. Instruction will begin with the start of school in September 2017. Teaching hours will fall between the hours of 9:00 AM and 3:30 PM, September to May, and will be determined by program registration and class scheduling. Between 3 and 5 evening events will be required throughout the year. Additional teaching assignments may be offered.

Desired Qualifications

Hours and Wages

Daily Duties

To Apply for Gilmore Piano Lab Coordinator and Instructor

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Adam Schumaker, Director of Education, 359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 101, Kalamazoo, MI 49007; Fax (269) 342-0968; or E-mail Applications will be accepted through May 1, 2017.

P 269.342.1166 or 800.347.4266
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F

2018 Festival

The Gilmore adds to its core team of staff in the months leading up to and during the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival. All opportunities, temporary and permanent, are advertised on this page when open.

There are no positions open at this time.