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At The Old Globe we believe that theatre matters, and our commitment is to make it matter to more people. We are looking for people to join our team whose work in every area of the company helps us make that a reality. Please see below for our list of open positions, and check back often as this page updates with new opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!

The Old Globe is actively seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Donor Services

Events and Suite Staff (part-time)

Facilities

Custodian (part-time)

Patron Services

House Manager

Gift Shop Supervisor (part-time)

Lady Carolyn's Pub Staff (part-time)

Production

Assistant Technical Director

Head Sound Technician

Head Stage Carpenter/Head Rigger

Production Assistants

Lighting Assistant (part-time)

Public Safety

Public Safety Team

Ticket Services

Ticket Services Representative

 

Non-discrimination Statement

The Old Globe will not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, gender identity, genetic information, sex or sexual orientation, or any other protected category in its hiring and employment practices, or in any other aspect of the employment relationship.

 

Events and Suite Staff (part-time)

The Old Globe is seeking hospitable and conscientious individuals to join our Events and Donor Suite staff to fulfill two crucial roles; event support/management and donor concierge services.

As part of the events staff, individuals will provide hands-on assistance and/or coordination to the Events Director before, during, and after donor cultivation and stewardship events. Duties include, but are not limited to, event set-up and take-down, clean-up, bartending, and greeting. If assigned as an Event Lead, that individual will be the onsite person responsible for the operations and logistics of the event. This includes having the ability to follow a detailed event sheet, troubleshooting event and guest issues, and reporting a summary of the event to the Events Director.

As a Donor Suite Concierge, individuals will work shifts in the Lipinsky Family Suite, providing professional and high-quality hospitality to The Old Globe’s Circle Patron donors who are attending performances at the Globe.

As a member of the Events and Suite Staff, individuals will regularly engage with the Globe’s top-level donors and must exhibit a high level of hospitality and patience. This individual must be able to manage donor issues and complaints calmly and professionally, and to fulfill a variety of roles. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

Position pays $14.50 per hour plus tips and ticket privileges for Donor Suite Concierge and $16.50 per hour for Events Staff. Previous experience in the hospitality industry and weekend and evening availability is required. This is a part-time position with a variable schedule and the position is available starting early August.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, and access in all areas of our operation; therefore, we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Please indicate “Events/Suite” in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Custodian (part-time)

The Old Globe in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park seeks a highly motivated part-time custodian to work in facilities and on grounds, cleaning and providing general maintenance to all areas. Duties include sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, and vacuuming hallways, stairs, office spaces, and theatres; emptying trash and garbage containers inside and outside; and cleaning debris and stains from plaza sidewalk.

Experience in cleaning services or maintenance required. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. Applicants must be able to complete and clear a background screening. Position scheduled to work 5-hour shifts, five days per week. Candidates must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends. The hourly rate is $14.50.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, and we therefore strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate "Custodian" in the subject line of your e-mail.

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House Manager

The Old Globe in beautiful Balboa Park is seeking a House Manager for San Diego’s premier regional theatre. Hours are part-time, Thursday through Friday evenings, and Saturday and Sunday afternoons and evenings with occasional Monday night events when productions are running. Previous House Management/Front of House experience preferred but not required. Previous customer service experience dealing with the public required. Must have excellent people skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to think and act under pressure. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. The hourly rate is $15.00/hour with average weekly hours of 20-25 when in production.

In order to comply with LORT/Actors’ Equity Association Guidelines for LORT Theatres, this position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, and we therefore strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Please indicate Attn: “House Manager” on your cover letter, resume, or subject line of your e-mail.

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Gift Shop Supervisor (part-time)

The Old Globe in beautiful Balboa Park is looking for a hospitable and attentive person to work part-time in the theatre's Gift Shop. Duties include opening and closing the gift shop, interacting with patrons, cashiering, stocking, and running end of shift reports.

The Gift Shop opens prior to performances and stays open through show intermissions as well as daytime weekend hours. Candidates must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends. A typical shift is three and a half to four hours, average weekly hours of 20-25 when in production. The hourly rate is $15.50/hour. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. Applicants must be able to complete and clear applicable background screening. 

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, and we therefore strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Please indicate Attn: “Gift Shop” on your cover letter, resume, or subject line of your e-mail.

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Lady Carolyn's Pub Staff (Part-time)

The Old Globe Theatre seeks hourly part-time staff for cashiering, food preparation, and bartending positions. Must be available to work Saturdays and Sundays, as early as 10:00 a.m. or as late as 11:00 p.m. Will work approximately 10-25 hours per week during productions.

Pub Staff must provide world class customer service; be able to work in a fast-paced environment; have accurate cash handling skills; and have the ability to multi-task, prioritize and switch tasks when necessary. Food and beverage customer service experience and cash handling experience is required; Bartending experience preferred. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

Position pays $14.50 per hour plus tips and ticket privileges. Must be able to pass applicable background check. The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate “PUB” in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Assistant Technical Director

The Old Globe, San Diego’s largest regional theatre, seeks candidates for full-time Assistant Technical Director. Responsibilities include drafting (AutoCAD), engineering, technical design and project management. ATD will work with TD and Associate TD to design and plan scenery construction and automation.

Candidates should have extensive knowledge of scenery construction, scenery mechanics and controls, and structural design. A high-degree of skill in AutoCAD is required. Please provide drafting samples with your submission. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

The Old Globe produces 14-productions each year in three theatres, which typically include two enhanced pre-Broadway musicals. The scene shop is a fully equipped 14,000-square foot facility with CNC router capabilities and extensive metal-working capacity.

Full-time position with benefits including 401(k), pay rate is $24 per hour. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Please send letter, resume, and drafting samples to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate "ATD" in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Head Sound Technician, Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre

The Old Globe seeks a Head Sound Technician for its arena stage, the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. This position reports to the Sound Director and is responsible for overseeing and executing thebuild, installation, operation, and strike of sound equipment for seven productions annually. The Head Sound Technician will direct and manage assigned crews in order to execute the design, efficiently achieving the Globe’s high production and safety standards. The Head Sound Technician will manage equipment, supplies, and documentation for shows and the department in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. The Head Sound Technician is expected to work independently and as part of a team; communicating effectively with production, creative, and administrative staff in delivering technical support for productions and ensuring department success.

This position is ideal for anyone interested in advancing their theatrical sound skillset as well as experience with safety, leadership, and proficiency with industry-related software including Qlab, AudioCore, Studio Manager, and ClearCom. Ideal applicants will have demonstrable experience with theatrical sound systems including operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting, and the ability to supervise technicians while working efficiently and effectively under pressure. Successful applicants should be self-motivated, adept at problem-solving, and attentive to details. Required skills include advanced knowledge of audio terms and practices, signal flow, gain structure, soldering, MacOS, Windows OS, basic computer networking, ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and ability to work at heights up to 30 feet. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

The Head Sound Technician must be present at all times that the theatre's sound system is in use. Flexible schedule including nights and weekends is required. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening. This is a house-staff, IATSE Local 122 Union position available August 2021. If the selected candidate is not a member of the Union, they will be required to join. Hourly rate is $25.75.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation; therefore, we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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Head Stage Carpenter/Head Rigger 

The Old Globe seeks a qualified stage carpenter and theatrical rigger to lead stage operations on the Old Globe Theatre stage. The Head Stage Carpenter/Head Rigger shall be employed during rehearsals and performances and whenever scenery is rigged on stage and/or whenever scenery is shifted or flown on stage during technical and dress rehearsals, load in and load outs, and performances in the Old Globe Theatre. The Head Stage Carpenter/Head Rigger will also perform routine maintenance on rigging and equipment which is required to move or fly scenery.”

Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining a safe working environment for technicians, performers, and audience members during workcalls, rehearsals, and performances; collaborating with the TDs and Shop Carpenter to plan and oversee the load-in of scenery and rigging, automation, and mechanical effects; supervising and operating moving scenery during rehearsals and performances, maintaining scenery and effects during the run of show; and maintaining the permanent rigging systems, in order to achieve the highest standards of technical and artistic excellence.

Experience in practical theatrical rigging (counterweight systems, motorized rigging and fixed systems), installation and operation of theatrical automation (turntables, deck tracks, lifts and hoists), extensive theatrical carpentry, and management of backstage crews required.

Applicants must have knowledge of workplace safety practices, rigging calculations, theatrical mechanical/automation system assembly and operation and have the ability to read and interpret lighting and scenery plans, and a rigorous understanding of backstage flow, culture and processes. Must be able to routinely lift more than 50lbs., work at heights up to 50 feet.

Experience with ECTP (theatre) certification, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office suite, rope access/ fall arrest training, OSHA 10, and programming with Creative Conners’ “SpikeMark” preferred.

A flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and extended hours is required. Strong customer service and interpersonal communications skills with artists, technicians and managers is essential. Deep and broad technical knowledge of the craft and allied arts is desired.

Must be able to pass applicable background check. The Head Carpenter/ Head Rigger must be present at all times that the Old Globe Theatre stage is in use. This is a house-staff, IATSE Local 122 Union position. Base rate is $27.65 per hour. If the selected candidate is not a member of the Union, they will be required to join. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “ Head Stage Carpenter/Head Rigger in the subject line of your email.

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Production Assistants

The Old Globe Theatre is accepting applications from interested candidates for ongoing Production Assistant positions.  Production Assistants work in a variety of capacities at the Old Globe as part of the stage management department. Applicants should have experience backstage and in rehearsal rooms. Essential skills for this position include attention to detail, strong organizational skills, a willingness to work within a team, and a desire to learn.

Ideal candidates will be interested in advancing skills toward a career in stage management, and will enjoy working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment to help support and facilitate the development of professional theatre productions. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. 

These are temporary positions which are filled on an ongoing, show-by-show basis. Hours can range from part-time to full-time, 5 to 6 days per week including overtime hours. Pay range is $17.00 to $17.50 per hour.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation; therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field.  

Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Production Assistant” in the subject line.

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Lighting Assistant (part-time)

The Old Globe Theatre seeks qualified applicants for its part-time Lighting Assistant position. Responsibilities include data entry, paperwork distribution, supplies management, purchasing, and hands-on electrics activities. Applicants should possess excellent organizational skills, high attention-to-detail and a customer service approach to problem solving. The position requires basic knowledge of theatrical terminology and stage lighting practices.

The ideal candidate will possess: a minimum of 1-year hands-on experience in theatrical or entertainment lighting, a valid driver’s license, and flexible schedule including nights and weekends. Experience with Lightwright is a plus.

Position will be filled midsummer, 2021.

Position is scheduled for part-time weekly hours averaging under 30 hours per week, 5-10 hour shifts. Pay rate is $19 per hour plus comp ticket benefits.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation; therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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Public Safety Team

The Old Globe seeks a part-time Public Safety Team Member for its Theatre complex in Balboa Park. As a member of the Public Safety Team, the successful candidate will help to maintain safety and security of patrons and staff on The Old Globe’s plaza, theatres, offices, and other company property. The ideal applicant possesses excellent customer service skills and the ability to be proactive and detail-oriented.

Position pays $16.00/hour plus ticket privileges. Must be available to work afternoons through late evening hours including weekends; average schedule is 15-20 hours per week. A valid driver's license with a clean driving record is required. Must be able to pass applicable background check.

In order to comply with LORT/Actors’ Equity Association Guidelines for LORT Theatres, this position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply.

Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation; therefore, we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate “Public Safety” in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Ticket Services Representative

The Old Globe, one of San Diego's most celebrated professional theatres, seeks ticket representatives with excellent customer service experience and strong telephone and computer skills to work in our Ticket Office located in beautiful Balboa Park. 

Ticket Services Representative provide customer service to Globe patrons by assisting patrons with ticket and subscription orders over the phone and in person at the walk-up window. Ticket reps will work on show nights distributing will call and assisting patrons at the window. Ticket reps will become knowledgeable in the history of the Globe and current product offerings in order to best assist patrons.

Ticket Services Representatives are part-time positions working 16-30 hours per week. Office hours are 11:30am-8:15pm, daily; applicants must be available nights and weekends and be able to complete and clear a background screening. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

Training pay rate starts at $15.25/hour with increases earned up to $16.25/hour following full training, plus ticket privileges. The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate “TSR” in the subject line of your e-mail.

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