Thank you for your interest in joining the Lied Center for Performing Arts team. We encourage you to review our current openings and explore our website to learn more about Nebraska’s home for the arts!

Available opportunities are listed below, but all interested applicants must apply through the University of Nebraska website.

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Careers at the Lied Center

Communications Coordinator
Working Title Communications Coordinator
Department/College/Unit Lied Center for Performing Arts-0854
Requisition Number S_170028
Posting Open Date 01/24/2017
Application Review Date: 
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employee’s differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Responsible for public relations, media relations, image and message development, and general relationship building. Responsible for internal and campus communications, ad sales for current advertisers, non-paid marketing trades/collaborations, communications for Friends of Lied, and Lied Center advocacy. Identify and implement strategies to develop new audience members for different art forms. Develop and implement public relations plans which effectively promote Lied Center season events, the Lied mission, arts education programs, and other programs, including facility and rental services. Manage Lied playbill advertising sales with current advertisers. Work in co-operation with Marketing Manager to maximize media exposure to increase ticket sales income. Work in cooperation with Lied management in building patron and public support of the Lied Center. Develop, implement, monitor and adjust public relations budget/expenditures in cooperation with finance operations.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in arts management, communications, public relations, public administration, marketing or related field including fine arts education, or business, plus two years’ experience that clearly demonstrates an understanding of effective community advocacy and public relations required; equivalent education/experience considered. Excellent written and oral communication skills, and effective public and community relations skills essential. Knowledge of computer applications and planning required. Must have an understanding of media/public relations.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer Master’s degree in arts management, communications, public relations, public administration, marketing, or related field including fine arts education, or business; successful track record of being responsible for increasing organizational awareness and media coverage in a 2 year period; audience development experience or other background in performing arts; and proven ability to meet deadlines. Experience in institutional budget development and management is beneficial.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $45,000/yr minimum

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Marketing & Sales Intern

MARKETING INTERN assists with a wide array of marketing related initiatives including group, corporate, and VIP ticket fulfillment, as well as managing the Lied Center’s grassroots materials distribution to local businesses and sponsors.


•Work with Marketing Manager to ensure superior group sales experience for all current clients

•Periodically assist Marketing Manager on Lied Center performance nights with special events or with group coordination

•Make outbound phone calls to follow-up on group sales inquiries

•Build community awareness of upcoming Lied Center performances and outreach opportunities by establishing connections with local business and Lied sponsors

•Distribute posters, flyers, and other materials throughout downtown Lincoln and to other key locations


Ability to work independently and efficiently; organization and self-driven initiative are needed. Creative thinking and problem solving skills. Interest in or knowledge of the performing arts desirable, but not required.

 $10.50/hour; 10-15 hours/week.  Anticipated start date February 1st.  Potential for year-round work.


Submit a Lied Center Application form (linked here), resume and cover letter to Matthew Boring at
Please include MARKETING INTERN APPLICATION in the subject line.

Part-time Graphic Design Assistant

Position will assist in designing marketing materials, both print and electronic, for the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Projects will include direct mail, posters, displays, brochures, advertisements, emails, and more.

DUTIES include:
-Creating designs that support the overall brand of the Lied Center
-Working with “internal clients” in education, development and sales departments to pitch project concepts and follow through with the project from start to finish
-Maintaining organized electronic files, and other duties as assigned.

-Professional demeanor, attention to detail, and the desire to be a vital and consistent part of the marketing team.
-Proficiency in Adobe software including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
-Ability to work efficiently; organization and self-driven initiative are necessary.
-Possess creative thinking and concepting skills.
-Some experience with e-mail management software and web design preferred. 
-Attention to detail and accuracy in work is a MUST.

$15.00 per hour.  Benefits may be available, based on scheduled hours worked.

Flexible daytime hours, 8-20 hours per week.  Position is available for immediate hire.

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume, and 3-5 work samples to Kira Geiger,  Please include Graphic Design Position in the subject line of the e-mail. 

Position is subject to a criminal background check.