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The Shakespeare Theatre Company recognizes the value of a workforce made up of highly skilled people from a variety of backgrounds. Diversity enriches our work environment and our stage productions. It invigorates the services we provide to the community. Therefore, the Shakespeare Theatre Company strives to increase accessibility for all segments of the community, both to join the organization and to grow professionally within.

Please submit resume below OR email cover letter, resume, and references to employment@shakespearetheatre.org.

Available positions include:

Production
Assistant Stage Operations Supervisor
Overhire Carpenters

Development
Development Operations Coordinator

Marketing
Junior Graphic Designer

Audience Services
Box Office Sales Associate (Full-time and part-time)

Marketing
Teleservices Associates (Part-time - evenings and weekends)

Assistant Stage Operations Supervisor

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The Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks an Assistant Stage Operations Supervisor. This position will assist in overseeing all stage technical operations of our two theatre facilities located in Downtown Washington DC. Duties include assisting in overseeing the execution of the carpentry/rail/properties aspects for each production, acting as Crew Chief for all STC-produced, presentation, and rental productions, performing and/or insuring maintenance for all scenic and properties elements of a production as necessary, and assisting in scheduling shifts, payroll, and other aspects of staff management.

A Bachelor’s Degree in technical theatre or equivalent experience is required. 1-3 years’ experience in carpentry or general technical theatre and 1-3 years of work with the following skills required: general carpentry, rigging, fly systems, properties, run crew, welding, basic understanding of stage electrics, strong understanding of technical drawings, strong knowledge of automation and motor systems. Additional experience in a supervisory role with proficiency in Microsoft Office and AutoCAD programs preferred.

Overhire Carpenters

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Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks Overhire Carpenters for our next load in from Monday October 13th through Friday October 17th, 2014. The calls will be from 7am to 6pm and involve installing our upcoming production of AS YOU LIKE IT at the Lansburgh Theatre. Basic to intermediate skill level required. Competitive rates offered.

Development Operations Coordinator

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The Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks a talented Development Operations Coordinator to provide support to annual fund operations. The Development Operations Coordinator will be responsible for donor gift processing, acknowledgements, donor research, generating lists and reports, tracking expenses, pledge reminders, donor recognition, publication support, administrative support and participation in cultivation and fundraising activities.

The successful candidate will be highly organized with exceptional attention to detail and deadlines, as well as significant database experience (Tessitura preferred). Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. A bachelor’s degree, knowledge of Microsoft Office, database proficiency, and experience in the development, administrative or finance office of a non-profit organization (preferably arts) is required. Knowledge of Shakespeare and classic theatre is helpful but not necessary.

Junior Graphic Designer

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The Shakespeare Theatre Company is seeking a Junior Graphic Designer. This entry level position will support the Visual Communications Manager in graphic production for the visual identity of theatrical productions, rental events, and the institutional branding. They will assist in the design of promotional campaigns and be responsible for the editing and creation of promotional materials such as brochures, ads, banners, booklets, mailers and posters.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, or equivalent professional experience, and at least 1 year of professional design experience. Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is required, working in both web and print. Additional experience with photography and video is preferred but not required. Preference will be given to candidates with applicable industry experience. Affinity for the arts and theatre also strongly encouraged. Be prepared for several ongoing projects, tight deadlines and have an immaculate attention to detail.

Box Office Sales Associate

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The Shakespeare Theatre Company, performing at the Lansburgh Theatre and Sidney Harman Hall in Downtown Washington DC, is currently seeking a full-time Sales Associate in our box office. Qualified applicants will provide the highest level of customer service to STC patrons and handle customer service problems as they arise while ensuring a positive resolution. The Sales Associate will sell and reserve tickets to all productions, process exchanges and sell and renew subscriptions for our current and new subscribers with little supervision, and will be expected to work evenings and weekends to distribute tickets during will calls, answer questions from patrons and be able to provide a wide variety of information in a helpful and professional manner. Candidates should have experience in Tessitura and Windows, an attention to detail, and a calm and pleasant demeanor.

Teleservices Associates

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If you love great theatre and have sales experience...we have a great part time job for you that rewards you with hourly pay, commissions,  bonuses and free tickets!  The Shakespeare Theatre Company performing at the Lansburgh Theatre and Sidney Harman Hall in Downtown Washington DC, the nation’s foremost classical theatre, is currently seeking energetic, articulate theatre lovers for our current sales and fundraising campaigns. Join DC’s finest performing arts sales and fundraising team and call from our Capitol Hill administrative offices, conveniently located just 2 blocks from the Eastern Market Metro stop on 8th Street Southeast. Relaxed professional atmosphere, 12 to 20 hours per week earning $9.50 to $15 /hr, and of course free tickets to all STC productions. This is a great opportunity for you to provide fun and rewarding support to one of DC’s leading arts institutions.

Please call 202-547-3230 x2345 for more information. Please specify where you saw the ad and your availability. The Shakespeare Theatre Company recognizes the value of a work force made up of highly skilled people from a variety of backgrounds.


The Shakespeare Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Shakespeare Theatre Company to employ individuals without regard to gender, race, age, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or any other factor made unlawful under applicable fair employment laws. In accordance with such laws, reasonable accommodations are made for persons with disabilities.