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Development Manager – New York, NY

The Position

The Development Manager for the National Alliance for Musical Theatre is a full-time, salaried position that reports to the Executive Director. This position is a vital part of the six-person NAMT team that is dedicated to providing outstanding service to our members.

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age or veteran status.

For further information about our programs, please visit our website at www.namt.org.

Duty highlights include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Annual Fundraising Goals
    • Partner with ED to establish annual fundraising goals
    • With ED, develop and implement detailed plan for achieving financial targets
  • Foundation & Government Relations
    • Write grant proposals and reports, draft grant budgets and create grant and report packages
    • Conduct prospect research and maintain prospect and donor information in database (PatronManager/Salesforce/Foundation Directory Online)
    • Manage institutional giving calendar, including all grant and reporting deadlines
    • Cultivate relationships with foundation prospects (program-specific and general operating)
  • Individual Donor Cultivation and Stewardship
    • Cultivate prospective major individual gifts and manage benefit fulfillment
    • Process and acknowledge all gifts
    • Lead donor correspondence efforts including production of (write, manage lists, print, distribute) donor newsletters and year-in-review report
    • Maintain database information
    • Manage fundraising, cultivation and stewardship events, including targeted activities for Players Program (major individual donors), Board Emeritus and Marquee Members (NAMT’s top participating members)
  • Sponsor/Exhibitor Relations
    • Manage exhibitor outreach and partner with ED on sponsor solicitation for Fall & Spring events
    • Coordinate benefit fulfillment with sponsors and exhibitors to ensure maximum impact
    • Track invoice, acknowledgement and payment processes
  • Additional Duties
    • Collaborate with NAMT staff on all events, including Festival of New Musicals, two annual conferences, Roundtables and concerts
    • Coordinate meetings of Board’s Development Committee and prepare Development Committee reports
    • Work with Office Coordinator to ensure consistent and synchronized record-keeping in database and financial records; work with NAMT staff on annual audit preparation

This is a full-time salaried position. The starting salary will be $60,000, with excellent benefits, including employee health insurance premium fully covered by NAMT.

Position requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience in fundraising, with generalist experience in—and a drive to learn more about—grant-writing, grants management, individual donor cultivation and stewardship, special events and corporate sponsorship
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter
  • Poised professional with engaging personality; able to develop meaningful relationships with donors
  • Able to multi-task, set priorities, learn rapidly and meet deadlines consistently and calmly
  • Team-oriented, with ability to keep sense of humor under pressure
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiar with database management (Salesforce experience a plus)
  • Passion for musical theatre

To apply:

Please submit separate PDFs by email to jobs@namt.org with “Development Manager – [Your Last Name]” in the subject line:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé
  • Writing sample

 

Line Producer – 34th Annual Festival of New Musicals

The Line Producer for the National Alliance for Musical Theatre is a part-time position that will report to the Festival Producing Director, General Manager, and Associate General Manager for the 34th Annual Festival of New Musicals, scheduled for October 20 and 21, 2022. Contract will commence on/about July 25 and end on November 1, 2022 (or whenever duties below have been completed and approved by management). This is a part-time, temporary position with no benefits and will be paid as an independent contractor. The National Alliance for Musical Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age or veteran status.

Each Line Producer will oversee the staged readings of 4 new musicals that will all share the same stage at New World Stages.

Pre-production Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work closely with the Festival Producing Director and GM team to ensure a great pre-production, rehearsal and presentation process.
  • Act as liaison between creative teams on four assigned shows and the Festival Producing Director on administrative and producing needs, including (but not limited to) casting, information collection, ticketing requests and staffing.
  • Act as liaison between creative teams and General Management.
  • Attend key dates, including, but not limited to: Official Festival production meetings (in person and via Zoom), Festival Load-in (est. October 16), sound check date (October 17), performance dates (October 20 & 21), Load-out (Monday, October 24).
  • Working with Festival Producing Director, prompt show consultants and creative teams to complete tasks assigned to each show in a timely and efficient manner.
    Collect all applicable Actors’ Equity Association paperwork from Cast and Stage Managers to give to GM team, including photography release forms and signature pages.
  • Promptly collect and keep up-to-date all contact sheets and a Festival-wide contact sheet.
  • Be on-site at rehearsal for most of each day when rehearsals are in session (approximately October 10-19), in collaboration with the other Line Producer. Rehearsals will most likely start on October 10 and will be during the day, mostly during the week.

Festival Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist General Management team with load-in and load-out of Festival equipment.
  • Serve as the venue coordinator for four productions/events in assigned venue.
  • Serve as on-site contact for creative teams at Festival to confirm that entire teams are on site, as well as ready to perform in consultation with the Production Supervisor.
  • Serve as on-site contact between the Festival and outside staff, artists and venue.
  • Manage stage changeovers between presentations with ushering talent off/onstage and setting up/breaking down of equipment.
  • During the Festival, the Line Producer will report to the General Management team and the Festival Producing Director.
  • Attend a post-Festival meeting.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of AEA staged reading guidelines and policies
  • Experience balancing multiple schedules for concurrent events
  • Maturity and professionalism to represent NAMT to well-known artists
  • Flexible schedule October 8-28, 2022
  • Working well under pressure
  • Ability to lift equipment up to 50 lbs and walk up to 100 ft unassisted, as needed
  • Excellent personnel skills to represent NAMT to vendors
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty and pitch in when needed
  • Savvy with online communication forums via Google Docs, Zoom, Slack, as well as other methods that may be necessary (WhatsApp, Skype, texting, etc) and readily available to communicate as necessary using any of the above.

Workload/Schedule:

  • July-August: 5 hours per week
  • September – October 7: 10 hours per week
  • October 8-21: Full days
  • October 24 – October 30: Load out and wrap up as needed, exact times TBD upon mutually agreed upon scheduling

Compensation:

The position is part-time and temporary. The position will be paid $2,000 flat fee and will not receive social security and unemployment insurance benefits. No health benefits or paid time-off are included. Payment will be issued $500.00 upon signing the contract, $500.00 on September 2, $500.00 on October 7 and $500.00 upon completion of the Festival and post-mortem documentation. Payments will be paid by invoice from the contracted employee containing mailing address and social security number.

To apply: please send a single PDF of a cover letter and résumé to info@dmmnyc.com by Friday, July 8.


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Gulfshore Playhouse

Experience Required

Intern/Fellowship

Job Description

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented, and experienced individual to serve as Administrative Intern

Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200-seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is in the final phases of a $66M capital campaign and has broken ground on the Baker Theatre and Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility, featuring a 350-seat mainstage with a Broadway-sized stage, a 125-seat flexible space, rehearsal studios, classrooms, and rental space. This is an extraordinarily exciting time for the Playhouse, which is experiencing unprecedented growth, and the Administrative Intern will have the opportunity to participate in it.

Status: Seasonal Internship – Administrative

Internship Dates: August 29, 2022 – May 28, 2023

Intern Responsibilities:

Assisting Patron Services Manager, Assistant Patron Services Manager and Front of House Manager with all administrative duties, including but not limited to:

  • Answering ticketing phone calls at the administrative office
  • Selling tickets working with the Spektrix ticketing system
  • Providing patron-centered customer service to patrons visiting the administrative office and at the Norris Center
  • Assisting with mailings and phone call to patrons
  • Assisting with theater reset prior to first preview
  • Assisting with assignments pertaining to opening night preparations 
  • Assisting in the organization and scheduling of ushers and other volunteers
  • Assisting managing concession inventory
  • Taking minutes for Patron Services meetings
  • Serving as liaison to Production, Development and Marketing departments as necessary

The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure.  The Administrative Intern will be expected to work extended hours when necessary to meet goals.   Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at Opening Nights, weekly show performances, special events, and/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work with a team
  • Skills with current software such as Microsoft Excel, Google Drive, Calendar, and Google Docs
  • The capability to interface with team members, patrons, donors, and board members alike
  • Proficiency with technology and ticketing software
  • Familiarity with Theatre and/or Performing Arts preferred

Our Charter: https://gulfshoreplayhouse.org/charter/

Stipend and Accommodations: Furnished housing with a private bedroom and shared living space, internet and cable is included. There is a washer and dryer in the apartment. The apartment complex has a pool and fitness center on site.

Weekly stipend: $250/week

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of references to jobs@gulfshoreplayhouse.org.

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Associate Artistic Director

Experience Required

Executive (CEO/ED/AD/Pres.)

Job Description
About Paper Mill Playhouse:
Founded in 1934, Paper Mill Playhouse has been a cherished New Jersey arts institution for more than 80 years. Paper Mill brings new American Musical Theater to life, with a national reputation that continues to grow, bringing over 200,000 tri-state audience members annually to view the best in musical theater, from celebrated revivals to groundbreaking new works.  The theater is fully unionized under AEA, SDC, IATSE, USA and AFM and produces five large-scale, mostly musical productions in its mainstage season each year. Some productions are self-produced while others result from collaborations with partner regional theaters and major commercial producers.  In 2016, Paper Mill received the industry’s highest honor, the Regional Theatre Tony award.
 
Paper Mill Playhouse facilities include a 1,150-seat theatre with attendant backstage dressing rooms, offices, and production support areas; front-of-house lobbies with bars, concessions and restroom facilities; an 80-seat restaurant; a house with two apartments; 2,500 square feet of education studios; three parking lots and grounds for milling.
 
Position Overview
Under the direct supervision of the Producing Artistic Director, this position will facilitate creative management of productions and other artistic projects. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, support and/or management of the following areas: season selection, pre-production planning and hiring, casting, active production oversight, and oversight of artistic educational programming, readings of new works, workshops, and other special projects. This position includes direct contact with all artists and artistic and production personnel working at Paper Mill Playhouse and serves as part of the administrative leadership team. 
 
Essential Functions:
  • Assists and supports the Producing Artistic Director with the administration and management of the Artistic Department of Paper Mill, and of other departments and projects in the absence of the Producing Artistic Director.
  • Contributes to the effectiveness of the Producing Artistic Director by serving as a communication link between the Producing Artistic Director, the entire organization, and outside creative and business personnel.
  • Supervises department staff and manages departmental budget.
  • Works with Producing Artistic Director on season planning and related activities; programs an annual outdoor cabaret series entitled The Brookside Cabaret and curates and supervises other artistic programs as required, including special performances for board and donor events, community events, etc.
  • Acts as liaison between casting directors and artistic personnel to create audition schedules which fulfill AEA requirements and the needs of each individual production.
  • Supports and participates in the Education Department’s programs as a key representative of Paper Mill’s Artistic Department, including audience education seminars, student classes and talkbacks, and direct involvement in writing/staging the annual Rising Star Awards and the annual New Voices Concert.
  • Serves as the primary artistic staff person to read and evaluate submissions of new work  for further development including researching new creative material. Identifies emerging performers, directors, choreographers, designers, etc. by attending various performances, readings, workshops, and college showcases.
  • Participates in Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism committee activities and maintains a personal and professional artistic commitment to this area of work
  • Supports the Development Department by attending and hosting donor events such as backstage tours, invited technical rehearsals and dress rehearsals, and cultivation lunches and dinners; supplying information for grant applications; and coordinating talent and programing for annual galas and other events throughout the season in partnership with Producing Artistic Director.
  • Supports the Marketing Department by contributing to newsletters, brochures, and programs. Attends and coordinates talent for publicity events. Makes live curtain speeches when necessary. Hosts numerous audience development events such as Cast Talkbacks and subscriber tech tours.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
 
Required Experience
  • Excellent judgment to be used in determining which decisions and actions should be referred to the Producing Artistic Director and which items others can handle. The position requires outstanding human relations skills; tact and diplomacy are essential.
  • Demonstrate highly developed presentation skills and knowledge of how the various elements of the creative process interrelate in developing a successful musical
  • Experience working with both union and non-union work forces.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues surrounding access, equity, diversity, inclusion, implicit bias, and institutional racism; ability and experience developing and implementing strategies to identify and define complex equity and inclusion issues when producing artistic programming.
  • Experience communicating effectively both verbally and in writing to artists, actors, casting agents, managers, executive leadership, teams, Board members, partners, and diverse stakeholder groups.
  • Experience with new theatrical work including local, national and international relationships.
 
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, team member, and sense of humor.
  • Proficient public speaker
  • High levels of professionalism, interpersonal skills, discretion/confidentiality, good judgment and influencing skills with personal integrity and the ability to inspire confidence and trust.
  • Professional experience as a producer, artistic director or associate, line producer, director, artist or performer.
 
Salary: $75,000-$95,000 annually
 
 
Benefits
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, dental, vision, life, disability). 
  • Generous paid time off.
  • 403b retirement savings account including a 3% match.  
  • Access to various performances, educational events, and professional development opportunities.
 
Apply
Paper Mill Playhouse is committed to hiring high caliber individuals of diverse backgrounds. We strive to provide our staff with a nurturing and inclusive environment, equal for all employees and optimal for their success. Paper Mill celebrates diversity and believes it enriches our work environment and the work on our stage.
 
Send resume and a cover letter outlining your recent professional credits and their relevance to this position, and clearly state why you are uniquely qualified to be Paper Mill Playhouse's Associate Artistic Director to Recruiting@Papermill.org with subject line: Associate Artistic Director
 
Our Mission:
Paper Mill Playhouse entertains, inspires, and enriches lives. As the nation’s premier musical theater, we foster a creative environment to advance the art form, educate students, develop future theater lovers, nurture inclusion, and provide access for all.
 
 

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ZACH Theatre

Rentals Manager
Marketing/Sales
Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
The Rentals Manager is responsible for the booking, sales, and logistical execution of rental events at ZACH Theatre. The Rentals Manager works closely with external clients, vendors, and all internal departments to execute rental events in multiple venue spaces at ZACH Theatre. The Rentals Manager manages relationships with ongoing ZACH rental clients, collaborates on the strategic growth of ZACH's venue rental program, and helps identify new opportunities for rental income to enhance ZACH's position as a major venue within the greater Austin Community.
 
Great Benefits Offered!
100% Paid Employer Healthcare Premiums for Employee
Paid Vacation, Personal & Sick Time
401k Matching Program
Free Parking
Free Tickets to Shows
 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Promote, book, and execute contracts with site rental clients for multiple venue spaces at ZACH Theatre. 
  • With assistance from the General Manager, develop and maintain annual budget for ZACH's venue rental program. 
  • Oversee execution of rental events, particularly events that are “non-recurring” (e.g., not regular, weekly rentals.)  Collaborate with internal departments for management of rental events as well as client/vendor management.
  • Ensure the collection, organization and communication of all rental production needs including staffing no less than 30 days prior to each rental. Documentation for rentals must be reviewed and approved by Director of Production prior to distribution. 
  • Communicate with the General Manager and other ZACH departments, as needed, on all aspects of rentals events, particularly about details that will affect the cost of an event for a client. Updates Rental Events’ Process Checklists, Inventory Lists, and Staffing Spreadsheets regularly, with input from appropriate Department Heads.
  • Manage, train and schedule “day of” Event Managers.
  • Assure all aspects of rental events are compliant with ZACH and City of Austin regulations.
  • Collaborate with internal departments on execution of rental events. 

Please visit our website to view full description and benefits using the link for more information below. 
 
To apply: Please send your resume to jobs@zachtheatre.org.
 
As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace and following CDC guidelines for being up to date on vaccinations, as well as Austin Public Health recommendations.

Come work at ZACH! 
  • Be a part of an artistic community of Austin, for Austin, by Austin with over 100 years of producing in the Austin area
  • Featuring three theaters: a 420 Proscenium Theatre, 225 Seat Thrust, and 100 Seat Arena
  • 20,000 sq ft offsite Scenic Studios with dedicated Carpentry, Welding, Paints, and Props Shops as well as on site Prop Storage
  • Commitment to artistically inspiring and innovative work including New Works, Regional and World Premieres, and Theater for Young Audiences

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description
The Finance & Human Resources Assistant provides support for the Finance and Human Resources functions.  Supports the Finance function with the preparation, processing and reporting of financial transactions and functions, including acting as backup for payroll processing.  Assists the Human Resources function with all administrative functions related to personnel matters.
 
Great Benefits Offered!
  • 100% Paid Employer Healthcare Premiums for Employee
  • Paid Vacation, Personal & Sick Time
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Free Parking
  • Free Tickets to Shows
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Assist with the verification, allocation and recording of financial transactions to general ledger.
  • Ensure accurate accounting and recording of credit card purchase transactions and conduct reconciliations as necessary.
  • Maintain all financial transaction files.
  • Process all employee paperwork and maintain appropriate files.
  • Assists with administrative duties in the rec=ruiting process, including but not limited to distribution of incoming resumes, filing of resumes, reference and background checks
  • Act as backup to Finance & HR personnel for duties as assigned.

Please visit our website to view full description and benefits using the link for more information below. 
 
To apply: Please send your resume to jobs@zachtheatre.org.
 
As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace and following CDC guidelines for being up to date on vaccinations, as well as Austin Public Health recommendations.
 
Come work at ZACH! 
  • Be a part of an artistic community of Austin, for Austin, by Austin with over 100 years of producing in the Austin area
  • Featuring three theaters: a 420 Proscenium Theatre, 225 Seat Thrust, and 100 Seat Arena
  • 20,000 sq ft offsite Scenic Studios with dedicated Carpentry, Welding, Paints, and Props Shops as well as on site Prop Storage
  • Commitment to artistically inspiring and innovative work including New Works, Regional and World Premieres, and Theater for Young Audiences

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description
To construct scenery and set pieces in accordance with plans provided by technical management; includes carpentry, welding, work with plastics, foams, fabrics, or other materials (conventional and unconventional).
 
Great Benefits Offered!
  • 100% Paid Employer Healthcare Premiums for Employee
  • Paid Vacation, Personal & Sick Time
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Free Parking
  • Free Tickets to Shows
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Construct scenery and set pieces as instructed by the Director of Production, TD, or ATD - Drafting.
  • Help lead overhire crews on specific projects or operations without direct supervision.
  • Install scenery on stage including mechanically moving pieces, stationary pieces, and flying pieces.
  • Prepare area around the stage; which could include special railings, stage extensions, seat installation, and other duties that could pertain to any specific production.
  • Participate in the strike of the set at the end of the performance run.
  • Assist other departments as time and production allow.
  • Cleaning up after specific duties are performed, and assist in cleaning all areas of the shop floor or stage areas.

Please visit our website to view full description and benefits using the link below.
 
To apply: Please send your resume to jobs@zachtheatre.org.
 
As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace and following CDC guidelines for being up to date on vaccinations, as well as Austin Public Health recommendations.

Come work at ZACH! 
  • Be a part of an artistic community of Austin, for Austin, by Austin with over 100 years of producing in the Austin area
  • Featuring three theaters: a 420 Proscenium Theatre, 225 Seat Thrust, and 100 Seat Arena
  • 20,000 sq ft offsite Scenic Studios with dedicated Carpentry, Welding, Paints, and Props Shops as well as on site Prop Storage
  • Commitment to artistically inspiring and innovative work including New Works, Regional and World Premieres, and Theater for Young Audiences

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
The Production Coordinator reports to the Director of Production supporting the Director of Production and Producing Artistic Director to ensure all productions and events are within projected scope of budget, time, safety and personnel resources, and oversees the Stage Management teams. The Production Coordinator serves as a key part of the Production Administrative team facilitating effective communication, resource access, and support to both internal and external production collaborators.
 
Great Benefits Offered!
  • 100% Employer Paid Healthcare Premiums for Employee
  • Paid Vacation, Personal & Sick Time
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Free Parking
  • Free Tickets to Shows
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Build and maintain the Artistic Budget in conjunction with the Producing Artistic Director and the Director of Production.
  • Provide support to administrative staff at-large with the needs of each production and special events throughout the season (particularly the Finance and Marketing departments)
  • Responsible for Production administrative paperwork and tracking documents
  • Execution and processing of production contracts including creative team and stage management teams
  • Schedule and attend all Design and Production Department meetings.
  • Create and maintain show calendars and tech schedules.
  • Hire and supervise all AEA and non-equity Stage Managers and provide support and mentorship to coordinate tasks, including required paperwork, and to troubleshoot technical and special rehearsals with other production staff managers. Position may be required to step in for the Stage Manager in an emergency.
  • Hire, onboard, and supervise all Stage Management interns.
  • Responsible for payroll submission and distribution for all interns and stage managers.
  • Track and maintain budget items relating to stage managers.
  • Assist the Director of Production in all AEA communications and compliance
  • Assist the Director of Production in Production Expense Tracking and Reporting

Please visit our website to view full description and benefits: https://zachtheatre.org/about-us/work-with-us/working-at-zach/
 
To apply: Please send your resume to jobs@zachtheatre.org.
 
As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace and following CDC guidelines for being up to date on vaccinations, as well as Austin Public Health recommendations.
 
Come work at ZACH! 
  • Be a part of an artistic community of Austin, for Austin, by Austin with over 100 years of producing in the Austin area
  • Featuring three theaters: a 420 Proscenium Theatre, 225 Seat Thrust, and 100 Seat Arena
  • 20,000 sq ft offsite Scenic Studios with dedicated Carpentry, Welding, Paints, and Props Shops as well as on site Prop Storage
  • Commitment to artistically inspiring and innovative work including New Works, Regional and World Premieres, and Theater for Young Audiences

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Gulfshore Playhouse

Carpenter
Production
Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description

GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE SEEKS CARPENTER

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and experienced individual to serve as Carpenter.

Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200-seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is in the final phases of a $66M capital campaign and has broken ground on the Baker Theatre and Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility, featuring a 350-seat mainstage with a Broadway-sized stage, a 125-seat flexible space, rehearsal studios, classrooms, and rental space. This is an extraordinarily exciting time for the Playhouse, which is experiencing unprecedented growth, and the Carpenter will have the opportunity to participate in it.

Status: Full time, year-round position
Start Date: August 29, 2022

Representative Duties:

Reporting to the Scene Shop Foreman, the Carpenter will be responsible for:

  • Assisting all production department duties including but not limited to construction of the set and scenic elements, any paint or prop-making duties, etc.
  • Attend load-in and strike of all productions
  • Perform or coordinate completion of all scenic notes on rehearsal and performance reports
  • Attend all necessary meetings including, but not limited to, production meetings and company meetings
  • Abide by shop and theatre policies and uphold standard of safety regulations
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of all shop and theatre work spaces
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Technical Director, Director of Production, Managing Director, or Producing Artistic Director
  • Render such other services as may reasonably be required by Employer and as are customarily furnished by a Carpenter at a first-class professional theatrical organization in the United States

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and a willingness to ensure high-quality work.  The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure.  The Carpenter will be expected to work extended hours when necessary to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at Opening Nights and some show performances, special events, and/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Ability to interpret construction drawings for scenery and props
  • Ability to prioritize and self-start tasks.
  • Advanced knowledge of safe use of both power and hand tools.
  • Ability to lift 75lbs
  • Comfortable working on ladders, lifts, and at heights of up to 25ft
  • Familiarity with lighting and sound equipment, preferred

    Our Charter: https://gulfshoreplayhouse.org/charter/

Salary: $35,000 – $37,000 annually plus excellent benefits

Gulfshore Playhouse offers benefits that increase along with tenure, including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan, and paid vacation and sick leave.

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to jobs@gulfshoreplayhouse.org. 

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Gulfshore Playhouse

Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description

GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE SEEKS MARKETING MANAGER  

Gulfshore Playhouse, one of the nation’s finest regional theatres, located in Naples, FL, is seeking a dynamic, creative, and detail-oriented Marketing Manager. Join us at this exciting time, as we build our new, state-of-the-art theatre, and usher in a new era of professional theatre in Southwest Florida.

Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre that exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. 

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200-seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is in the final phases of a $66M capital campaign and will soon be breaking ground on the Baker Theatre and Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility, featuring a 368-seat mainstage with a Broadway-sized stage, a 125-seat flexible space, rehearsal studios, classrooms, and rental space. This is an extraordinarily exciting time for the Playhouse, which is experiencing unprecedented growth, and the Marketing Manager will have the opportunity to participate in everything from production to special events to coordinating daily business affairs.

Status: Full-time, year-round position

Start Date: As soon as possible


Representative Duties:

The Marketing Manager will lead Gulfshore Playhouse’s earned media efforts, particularly focused on our relationship with loyal patrons and Playhouse advocates. This role will be key to the short and long-term growth of our theatre audiences. To succeed, this Marketing Manager will need a keen understanding of relationship management, social networks, and word-of-mouth campaigns. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with a wide range of marketing functions, including communications, design, branding, and digital marketing. The marketing manager must be an organized multitasker able to handle many diverse projects at once and meet tight deadlines.

Responsibilities 

  • Lead department’s audience cultivation initiatives, including social media and email campaigns.
  • Develop copy and implement marketing campaigns via social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (i.e. posts, sponsored ads, event pages)
  • Collaborate with graphic designer to support the coordination, design, and production of all print and digital collateral.
  • Assume leadership for ongoing marketing campaigns aimed at increasing brand advocacy.
  • Lead creation and implementation of marketing communications efforts, including email campaigns, social content, newsletters, and blog posts.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Impeccable interpersonal and communication skills both in writing and verbally.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence teams, peers, and direct reports.
  • Demonstrated creativity in social media.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Products.
  • 4-6 years of experience in marketing, communications, advertising, or public relations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Marketing, Communications
  • Graphic design experience preferred.

The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace under pressure.  

Our Charter: https://gulfshoreplayhouse.org/charter/ 

Salary:

$50,000 – $52,000 per year

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Gulfshore Playhouse offers benefits that increase along with tenure, including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan, and paid vacation and sick leave.

Please direct resumes to jobs@gulfshoreplayhouse.org

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Gulfshore Playhouse

First Hand
Production
Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE SEEKS FIRST HAND

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and experienced individual to serve as First Hand.

Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200-seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is in the final phases of a $66M capital campaign and has broken ground on the Baker Theatre and Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility, featuring a 350-seat mainstage with a Broadway-sized stage, a 125-seat flexible space, rehearsal studios, classrooms, and rental space. This is an extraordinarily exciting time for the Playhouse, which is experiencing unprecedented growth, and the First Hand will have the opportunity to participate in it.

Status: Full time, year-round position
Start Date: July 4, 2022

Representative Duties:

Reporting to the Costume Shop Manager, the First Hand assists the Draper in the construction of new costumes and the preparation of stock/rental costumes for use in a production. The first hand advises the costume technicians in the sewing and construction of costumes. Principal duties and responsibilities include:
 
  • Prepare work for Stitcher and Intern
  • Assist Draper in fittings, cutting, pattern making, stitching, and alterations
  • Assist in repair and maintenance of costumes
  • Complete hand and finish work as assigned
  • Assist Draper to determine best construction techniques
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and a willingness to ensure high-quality work.  The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure.  The First Hand will be expected to work extended hours when necessary to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at Opening Nights and some show performances, special events, and/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

QUALIFICATIONS:

We acknowledge there are great candidates who may not have all of the qualifications listed below but possess intuitive knowledge or other fully transferable skills. The ideal candidate would possess:
 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in theatrical costume construction (this includes academic and professional experience)
  • Knowledge and expertise in costume techniques and materials
  • Ability to prioritize and self-start tasks
  • Ability to work with a team and skillfully delegate work

Our Charter: https://gulfshoreplayhouse.org/charter/

Salary: $38,000 - $40,000 annually plus excellent benefits

Gulfshore Playhouse offers benefits that increase along with tenure, including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan and paid vacation and sick leave.

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to jobs@gulfshoreplayhouse.org.

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Gulfshore Playhouse

Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE SEEKS ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE
 
Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is seeking a creative, producorial-minded individual to serve as Artistic Associate. Reporting to the Producing Artistic Director, the Artistic Associate will take on a vital role as part of the organization’s artistic team. 
 
Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.
 
Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200-seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently building a brand new, state-of-the-art 40,000sf facility, featuring two theatres and an education space. It is anticipated the building will open in late 2023.
 
Status: Full time, year-round position
Start Date: August 1st, 2022
 
Principal Job Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate closely with the artistic team to seek and nurture opportunities to develop and produce new works, commissions, co-productions, and Broadway partnerships. This includes forging/maintaining relationships with artists and industry professionals and identifying emerging talent.
  • Represent Gulfshore Playhouse events in Naples and other locations. This includes networking events, productions, readings, and showcases (travel outside of Naples as needed).
  • Assist in the management of the Annual New Works Festival, including logistics, communications, scheduling, budgets, etc. 
  • Work in conjunction with the artistic team on season selection. The Artistic Associate will read and evaluate plays, take part in weekly Artistic meetings, and help plan the long-term artistic programming of the organization.
  • Manage and oversee budgets for arts projects.
  • Assist in fundraising/grant efforts to raise awareness and monetary support for new projects.
These responsibilities are the starting point for this position. Gulfshore Playhouse is seeking a truly passionate candidate who is interested in making Gulfshore Playhouse their artistic home and growing with the organization. While these responsibilities meet the needs of the theatre, the Artistic Associate’s personality, strengths, and interests will help shape the role, which has room for advancement.
 
Skills & Experience
  • Deep knowledge of and experience in the theatre industry, including Broadway and regional theatre, is essential.
  • Demonstrated track record of shepherding artistic processes from inception to production.
  • Experience with project management. The Artistic Associate will need to oversee multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Relationship-building expertise. The ideal candidate will have experience developing and managing professional and strategic relationships with members of the arts industry, including producers, playwrights, composers, and others. 
  • The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team player with excellent communication skills.
Our Charter: https://gulfshoreplayhouse.org/charter/
 
Salary: $50,000-$55,000 annually plus excellent benefits
 
Gulfshore Playhouse offers benefits that increase along with tenure, including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan and paid vacation and sick leave.
 
Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.
 
Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of references to jobs@gulfshoreplayhouse.org.

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Gulfshore Playhouse

Marketing Intern
Marketing/Sales
Experience Required

Intern/Fellowship

Job Description

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented, and experienced individual to serve as Marketing Intern

Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200-seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is in the final phases of a $66M capital campaign and has broken ground on the Baker Theatre and Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility, featuring a 350-seat mainstage with a Broadway-sized stage, a 125-seat flexible space, rehearsal studios, classrooms, and rental space. This is an extraordinarily exciting time for the Playhouse, which is experiencing unprecedented growth, and the Marketing Intern will have the opportunity to participate in it.

Status: Seasonal Intern – Marketing

Internship Dates: August 29, 2022 – May 28, 2023

Representative Duties:

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining all organizational social media channels with multiple updates daily.
  • Participating in all organizational marketing initiatives including involvement with advertising and promotion of theatrical performances and events, boosting ticket sales, and distribution of rack cards to local businesses and partners
  • Participating in all high-level meetings (internal staff, marketing committee, meetings with PR and branding firms) and compose minutes
  • Possessing the ability to work on the fly, multi-task at the highest level possible, maintain confidentiality, demonstrate flexibility, accept regular feedback on work and performance, and be change-oriented and open to constant adaptation of duties and activities

The ideal candidate is a strong, team-spirited self-starter who is excited to join a tireless, rapidly-growing, and attitude-forward regional theatre. Candidates should be friendly, excellent with patrons, staff, and visiting actors alike, and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure. Interns will be expected to work extended hours on occasion when necessary to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at performances, special events, and meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • One to two years of experience in the field (including at the college level)
  • Classwork or experience in marketing, communications, public relations
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Knowledge of WordPress, Canva, Spektrix appreciated but not required

Our Charter: https://gulfshoreplayhouse.org/charter/

Stipend and Accommodations: Weekly stipend of $250.00, shared apartment with private bedroom provided, travel allowance.

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of references to jobs@gulfshoreplayhouse.org.

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