EdTA seeks a highly-skilled executive level leader to serve as Chief Content Officer, directing our Education & Content team. The position requires a strong manager and systems thinker—integrating multiple departments to create a dynamic, synchronous operation that will result in increased member engagement, strategic marketing and communications, and national brand recognition. Individual will oversee five business lines, including 4 direct reports at Director level and a team of 14 staff:
Education and Professional Development
Educational Conferences & Events
Educational Policy and Advocacy
Publishing, Print & Digital
Marketing & Communications
Grow and optimize educational and professional development offerings to meet evolving member needs through the drive to certification, online education, and adopting standards in education.
Provide strategic direction to educational conferences and events; maximize participation, satisfaction and operational efficiency.
Leverage and integrate content development to maximize value across all channels—online learning, face-to-face, print and digital publications, website.
Drive EdTA’s expertise and reputation, enhancing performance and positioning of the brand.
Provide strategic direction, oversight to brand advancement activities including logo/mark, marketing collateral, and publications.
5+ years’ experience in one or more functional areas: program design/implementation, online education, event management, digital and print publications, and marketing & communications
Experience innovating online education programs including launch, content development and LMS management
Internal Number: 2019-3
About Educational Theatre Association
The Educational Theatre Association is an international association with more than 135,000 active members and 43 full-time staff. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at nearly 5,000 schools, that has inducted more than 2.3 million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA produces the International Thespian Festival and publishes Dramatics magazine print/online for high school students, and Teaching Theatre, for theatre education professionals.