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Arizona – Marketing Manager – SMG/Tucson Convention Center – Tucson, AZ

Position: Marketing Manager
Department: Executive
Reports To: General Manager
FLSA Status: Salaried/Exempt


SMG, one of the world’s largest entertainment companies and operator of the Tucson Arena, Convention Center, Music Hall and Leo Rich Theater in Tucson, Arizona is looking for a Marketing Manager.   The Marketing Manager will oversee the planning and implementation of a complete marketing campaign for the facility and all events including group sales, sponsorships, advertising, direct mail, promotion, publicity, and social media. This position will also develop and implement an in house agency to act on behalf of the facility.


Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Establish marketing goals to enhance the facility’s position in the community and increase the profitability of events.
  • Develop and execute marketing plans and programs, both short and long range, to ensure the growth and expansion of services.
  • Implements the public relations image of the facility. Establishes and maintains relationships with media, industry influencers and key community and strategic partners.
  • Develops and implements an advertising and publicity campaign to create regional and national awareness of the facility.
  • Creates and supervises marketing plans for events when required, to include all available services: group sales, public relations, media placement, direct mail, promotional development, non -profit opportunities, etc.
  • Operates the department with a conscious commitment to maximum exposure for the facility and its events, through the most effective and efficient means possible.
  • Develops marketing materials and procedures to have the department function effectively.
  • Aggressively seeks new contacts and maintains working relationships with all media representatives, civic and industry organizations, corporate promotional contacts, and event and booking representatives.
  • Remains current on national trends in the industry and local market changes to best serve the facility.
  • Send client pre-event information and follow-up information that affects booking.
  • Maintains and increases facility signage revenues.
  • Explores new avenues of revenue(s) for the facility
  • Serve as the social media voice of the TCC. Ensure the TCC stays current with industry and social media trends, and interacts with fans while promoting events through multiple platforms
  • Develops and maintains a facility website.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Qualifications 

  • Ability to work flexible hours in addition to normal business hours
  • Ability to travel required

Education and/or Experience             

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Marketing, Public Relations or Sales in entertainment industry or related field
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Exposure to and familiarity with similar facility environment

Skills and Abilities            

  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • High aptitude for figures and advanced writing skills
  • Professional presentation, appearance and work ethic

Supervisory Responsibilities           

There are no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Computer Skills   

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have working knowledge of spreadsheet software and work processing software and be proficient in Social Media Platforms, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move around the facility; to stand for long hours during events; talk and hear. This position may require work inside or outside of the building, as needed by events.

The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above.  They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

To Apply

Please send resume to:

Brandy Foster
Tucson Convention Center
260 S. Church Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.