Employment & Internships


The Atlas is an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a diverse working environment. If you are interested in an employment opportunity or internship, please send a cover letter and resume to: Atlas Performing Arts Center Human Resources 1333 H Street, NE Washington, DC 20002 email: humanresources@atlasarts.org


Individual will report to Director of Programming.

Status: Full-time (exempt)

Job Summary: Develop marketing strategies and implementation plans to support organizational goals. Oversee and manage the functions of promotion and public relations by developing and implementing innovative strategies and effective communications.

Supervisory: Marketing and PR Interns

Essential Duties: Perform market research, surveys, analysis, planning and execution, including strategy, tactics, targeted campaigns and marketing of programs.

Manage all Atlas website content.

Create and manage social media content, including copy, photography, video and graphics across multiple platforms

Manage all social media campaigns for the organization.

Create and manage email marketing campaigns to maximize revenue and patron participation.

Manage the creation and/or design of all printed marketing materials for the organization.  Manage third-party graphic design relations.

Coordinate publications production and distribution – solicit and collate content, create in-house graphic designs, oversee timelines, manage third party printer relations.

Manage design and layout of organization newsletters print and email in conjunction with development department, special events, and other functional areas.  

Prepare and manage all Atlas press releases and calendar listings and manage all public relations contacts and initiatives.

Develop, coordinate, distribute and measure response to media/promotional materials including, but not limited to: display and print advertising, collateral materials, direct mail campaigns, and external corporate newsletters and calendar listings.

Assist in upholding organization’s institutional look, ensuring uniform logo, graphics and style representation. Create templates as needed. Maintain organization’s branding style guide across all publications and departments.

Oversee, manage, and maintain Atlas marketing database(s).

Manage and attend all scheduled marketing and promotional events.

Place and create display and print advertising for organization and institutional programs in accordance with departmental and finance procedures and guidelines.

Develop designs for various merchandise including t-shirts, accessories and other items.

Create and execute advertising schedule for marquee and window box.

Manage all photography and image needs.  Arrange for and direct photography and video for promotional needs and archival purposes.

Research and determine new audience sources including group sales opportunities to maximize revenue goals.

Maintain Atlas Performing Arts Center promotional, photography assets and media archives.

Execute annual marketing plan for the organization in line with budgetary and departmental goals

Qualifications: Minimum of 3 years experience in marketing and public relations with a B.A., M.A. in marketing and/or arts administration, a plus. Experience with graphic design, strong working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite with demonstrated ability in developing compelling collateral materials preferred. Experience in Patron Manager or Salesforce, WordPress, and Microsoft Office Suite preferred. Ideal candidate will have some photographic and video production capabilities. Applicant must have strong communication skills both written and oral with an outgoing personality at ease in a group or one on one. Strong ability to multi-task, attention to detail with strong proofreading skills, time management skills and ability to be a team player. Candidate will have demonstrated excellence in organizational and communication skills, planning, budgeting, ability to take initiative, manage multiple, large-scale projects simultaneously, supreme attention to detail, ability to work under tight deadline and tight time frames, and work both independently and as a member of a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule (some weeknights and weekends) on occasion as business needs dictate for performances and cultivation events.

Work Environment: Ability to work in fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs and climb a ladder.

Benefits: Health insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation, holiday, personal days and sick leave.

Salary: Competitive, depends on experience.

To apply: The Atlas Performing Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, salary history and requirements and a portfolio of writing samples, press materials, social media sample posts and marketing collateral produced to: humanresources@atlasarts.org.


The Front of House Associates are the first level of communication a patron has with the Atlas. The primary responsibility of the Front of House Associate is to provide excellent customer service to patrons who are attending the Atlas. Front of House Associates are assigned to work in the box office and to work as house managers.

Read the full position description.

To apply, please submit the following via email to humanresources@atlasarts.org:
1) Cover letter
2) Resume
3) Three professional references
4) Salary history and requirements