Marketing Director

Play On Shakespeare is seeking a flexible, mid-late career marketing director to be responsible for planning, creating and implementing strategic vision and goals for marketing of this unique company.

The application process is now closed.

The interview process timeline is available at the bottom of this page.

Job details

Role: Marketing Director


Location: Fully Remote

Compensation: Set at $95,000/year.

Benefits Package: 403b plan with employer contributions, generous leave policy, home office stipend, flexible work hours, Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage with Employee premiums 100% company paid and dependents covered at 90%

Supervisor: President

Projected Start Date: May 1, 2024

Applications due:  March 15, 2024

This position will require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

About Play On Shakespeare

Play On Shakespeare is a non-profit company promoting and creating contemporary modern English translations of Shakespeare’s plays. Play On partners with artists and organizations across the globe to deliver and advocate for these translations through theatrical productions, podcasts, publications, and film.

Position Description

Play On Shakespeare is seeking a flexible, mid-late career marketing director to be responsible for planning, creating and implementing strategic vision and goals for marketing of this unique company. The right candidate has a proven track record promoting a brand with a multifaceted skill set with big-picture thinking and an eye toward marketing a company with a national and global reach.  The position requires excellent communication skills and proven experience with budgeting, content creation, digital marketing, press/publicity, and managing and leading a team.  Play On Shakespeare operates within the theater field, but is not a producing company so we are seeking a candidate with experience beyond traditional non-profit theater marketing who can help spread the word about our organization, our publications, and our programs. While this is a remote position, Marketing Director should expect to travel on behalf of Play On to visit partners, attend conferences, and company retreats.

Characteristics of a Successful Candidate

  • Has active knowledge of current marketing trends, and a curiosity and drive to stay up to date.
  • Has an analytical and data-driven mind, and the ability to synthesize complex information and data into actionable plans
  • Has healthy boundaries around work/life balance, and will respect their colleague’s boundaries as well.
  • Is thoughtful with process and working with a team to determine best paths forward.
  • Collaborates well and champions their own ideas as well as the ideas of others.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to establish good working relationships with coworkers throughout the company, especially in a remote setting

The Basics

Preferred experience includes:

  • 10+ Years Experience in the marketing field, including leadership/management positions, without a marketing degree.
  • 5+ Years Experience including leadership/management if paired with degrees in marketing, business or related fields.

Preferred Knowledge and experience with:

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Google Platform Services
  • Airtable Databases
  • Marketing software and analytics tools

How to Apply

The application process is now closed.

The interview process timeline is available below.

All applicants will be notified of their application status and its continuation or completion within our process.


Interviewees will be compensated for their time spent meeting with Play On Shakespeare. For Zoom interviews and the collaborative work session, interviewees will receive $59 – equivalent to one full day at the federal per diem rate for Ashland, OR. Candidates invited to an in-person interview will have their travel and housing provided, per diem for meals and essentials provided, and will be compensated for their time.

The aspirational timeline is as follows:

March 15 - Application closes

March 18–⁠22 - Candidate review

March 25–⁠29 - First interviews

April 1–⁠12 - Second interviews

April 22–⁠26 - In-person interviews: location to be determined

Please note that as the timeline changes, we will keep candidates apprised.

Anticipated start date is May 1–⁠15, 2024

Play On Shakespeare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law, where applicable.

Play On Shakespeare is made possible through generous support by the Hitz Foundation.