BA, Organizational Leadership
Building/Room: JEFF 401
Jessica M. Howard, is the current Director of Sales & Audience Services at ACT – A Contemporary Theatre in downtown Seattle, a position she has held since 2011, prior to become the Director of Sales & Service at ACT Theatre, she held the positions of Associate Director of Sales & Interim Director of Marketing. Jessica began her in arts management sixteen years ago at Broadway Center for the Performing Arts. From there she moved into advertising holding positions at Rally Marketing Group (formerly Passage Events) and HL2. She then moved onto sales, technology and analysis positions with Tacoma Actors Guild, Seattle Symphony and Intiman Theatre and currently with her position at ACT – A Contemporary Theatre. Jessica is also a current Arts Business Clinic Advisor with Shunpike. Jessica earned her B.A. in Organizational Leadership from Antioch University and is completing graduating studies in Leadership with an emphasis in Human Resources from Northeastern University. Jessica has a passion for pricing, data and analysis, studying extensively in these fields with the Pricing Institute and Target Resource Group, Jessica had been a featured guest speaker at several national conferences most recently speaking on the topic of loyalty programs at the National Arts Marking Program (NAMP) conference last year. Jessica’s interests involve advancing the “friendship” between tickets, analytics, technology and marketing.