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Digital Media Associate

The Music Hall


In 1878, The Music Hall opened its doors as a Vaudeville theater, bringing a fresh cultural vibrancy to the city of Portsmouth. Fast forward 140 years and The Music Hall - with a second theater, The Loft —has been pivotal in a revitalization of downtown into one of the most robust arts destinations in New England. We are a vibrant cultural and community hub, hosting over 130,000 patrons every year.

Our Vision

To enrich, entertain, and inspire all through world-renowned and community-based programming in our beloved gathering spaces.

Our Mission

The mission shall include but are not limited to the following: (a) to maintain one or more theatres with the primary purpose of providing quality theatre, music, dance, opera, cinema, literary discussions, and other appropriate performing arts; and (b) to establish and maintain artistic, student, and community-based programs or series that strengthen the communities that The Music Hall serves. 

Position Summary

This position will primarily be responsible for social media (organic and paid) marketing and creating, curating, short-form video production, as well as other aspects of digital marketing for a busy, nonprofit theater in the heart of downtown Portsmouth, presenting hundreds of events a year. 

A demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively, manage multiple priorities, and showcase expert attention to detail is a must. The successful candidate will be highly proficient in creating social media content and have an outgoing personality, a willingness to embrace the unexpected, and a love of the performing arts. Paramount to this position is working closely with staff in all departments to ensure successful interdepartmental operations. 

Attending events to capture content for social media is a vital component of this position, so working some nights and weekends is required. 

  • A bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, or similar; or a minimum of 3 years of experience and proven knowledge working on major social media platforms:

    • Demonstrated ability to grow social media accounts through engagement and followers,

    • Knowledge of, and interest in, exploring new avenues for social media growth, and ability to create and capitalize on social media trends,

  • Working knowledge of Google Workspace

  • Proficient with Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, Audition), Sprout Social (or similar), Facebook Ad Manager, Google Analytics, Google Ads, Salesforce, and WordPress

  • Multimedia and video production experience creating, editing, and polishing short-form video 

  • Schedule: Regular evening and weekend availability is necessary. Occasional overtime may be required.

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Exceptional written communication skills and an ability to proofread and edit copy


To perform this job successfully, an individual must satisfactorily achieve the essential duties below.

  • Produce short video content to use across the organization for social media, internal and external presentations, for partnership pitches, etc.

  • Manage the online persona of The Music Hall:

    • Create engaging social media and digital content prior to, during, and after events

    • Grow and track audiences, engagement, and effectiveness across all digital platforms

    • Create events listings for website and calendar listing sites

    • Seek out and manage influencers, content creators, and guest bloggers

    • Assist with email marketing campaigns and on-premise digital marketing

    • Communicate social media campaigns and strategies to staff and volunteers.

  • Write for web, social media, digital advertising, and other writing tasks, as needed

  • Analyze and report trends and results of marketing data

  • Develop and maintain vendor relationships 

  • Assist in managing billables and budget tracking

Be a representative of The Music Hall at our events and in the community

Company reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Company may require an employee to perform duties outside their normal description.


  • $44k-$47k based on experience and skills

  • Health care package: health and dental

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • 24 days of accrued earned time 

  • 401K program with discretionary match and annual bonus (contingent on organization exceeding its annual goals)

  • Comped tickets to certain shows and events

  • On-site position in Portsmouth, NH office with rotating access to free parking

  • Flexible schedule and work environment with occasional work-at-home days

  • All the coffee and stale popcorn you can consume

How to Apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume to: Brittany Wason, with the subject Digital Media Associate. No calls or walk-ins.

The Music Hall is an equal opportunity employer. We highly encourage those traditionally underrepresented in our industry to apply. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, we encourage you to email Brittany Wason.

Salary Type: Yearly
Salary Minimum: 44000.00
Salary Maximum 47000.00
Job Location:


Date Added: June 6, 2022

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