Social Media & Outreach Director

Submitted by ehilger on Thu, 07/26/2018 - 5:54pm

Something Marvelous is a theatre company based in Chicago, IL. Each year, we put up a full production, conduct workshops of new plays in collaboration with playwrights, curate a series of special events involving local theatre companies, and lead a dialogue about imagination in the theatre.


Something Marvelous cultivates new works of magical realism and curates a reflective dialogue with the community to examine, broaden, and embolden the genre. Our work uses theatricality to awaken imagination and inspire empathy for new perspectives.


The Social Media & Outreach Director will work closely with our staff to build audience retention and promote programming.  Every role description on our team is flexible, and can be adjusted to meet the staff member’s interests and strengths.



  • Strategic planning: create and manage editorial calendar

  • Collaborate with Associate Artistic Director to oversee marketing planning from conception to execution

  • Create content for social media

  • Gather materials from artists & staff for posting

  • Manage posting to Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr

  • Design and create eblasts in mailchimp

  • Contribute to online branding & professionalism

  • Research & contact local organizations to forge new partnerships

  • Maintain cross-promotional efforts in collaboration with similar theatre companies

  • Brainstorm and facilitate special events as part of increased outreach efforts

  • Keep updated on Something Marvelous programming

  • Attend staff meetings, rehearsals, special events, and performances when available

To Apply: 

Please visit for more information.  To apply, please email a resume to Artistic Director Emmi Hilger at  The Something Marvelous team is able to provide training & support as a Social Media & Outreach Director gets settled in the role.  Staff members receive a stipend. Something Marvelous seeks to collaborate with staff members of diverse backgrounds and points of view.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Emmi Hilger