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The Old Globe is currently seeking the following position(s):

Assistant Director of Philanthropy

As soon as The Old Globe is able to resume regular production, the following positions will be filled. In the meantime, we are happy to accept applications for future consideration:

Lighting Director

Assistant Lighting Director

Lighting Assistant (Part-time)

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.

Assistant Director of Philanthropy

The Old Globe in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director of Philanthropy. This position will identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward Globe Circle Patron donors up to $5,000 and oversee the management of the Friends of The Old Globe (donors under $3,000).

 

The Tony Award-winning Old Globe is a recognized leader among American regional theatres and is known for producing a broad range of work from Shakespeare and the classical repertoire to world premiere musicals and plays as well as its nationally recognized arts engagement programs.

 

Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy and as an integral member of a highly collaborative team, the Assistant Director of Philanthropy will enjoy working in an environment with a highly personalized approach to donor relationships. The Assistant Director of Philanthropy will be donor-centered, impact-focused, personally engaging, and creative. They will enjoy being part of a fast-paced environment where planning and flexibility go hand-in-hand.  They will be committed to the Globe’s mission and vision of service to the public good and will help the Globe develop philanthropy among new and diverse donors. We seek a motivated, positive, and engaging individual with experience in fundraising, sales, community organizing, or nonprofit management. The successful candidate will be an outstanding verbal and written communicator, be highly organized, an adaptive thinker, and enjoy creating genuine and warm relationships with donors of all giving levels.

 

Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for business use. Full-time position with benefits including 401(k).

 

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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Lighting Director

The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego seeks an experienced Lighting Director. The qualified candidate must be a highly-organized self-starter who is able to collaborate to meet a demanding and exciting production schedule. The position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of lighting and video/projections for more than 16 productions and special events each year in three venues. Responsibilities include: creating and managing budgets; supervising and supporting department staff, three Master Electricians, and over-hire electricians; working with and advising designers to meet creative and budget goals; managing the execution of the design; and establishing high expectations for safe work practices.

A high level of proficiency with Vectorworks and Lightwright is required, additional skill with AutoCAD and Microsoft office suite is preferred. Qualified applicants should have an excellent understanding of the design process and deep practical knowledge of lighting systems and effects, video, and electrical systems. Five years progressive experience in theatrical lighting management is required. Union house experience is desired.

Position is available mid-February. Flexible schedule required, including nights and weekends. Year-round, full-time position with benefits including 401(k).

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. Please send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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Assistant Lighting Director

The Old Globe Theatre seeks an Assistant Lighting Director for a full-time, benefited position. The Assistant Lighting Director will assist the Lighting Director and work with the master electricians to ensure that all lighting and video needs are met for an exciting and demanding production schedule including Broadway-bound musicals, classics and new works.

The Assistant Lighting Director must have a proven understanding of a lighting department’s role in all phases of the production process for theatre and possess working knowledge of lighting design and technology.

Responsibilities include interdepartmental collaboration, inventory, file and archive management, lighting/projection design review, designing or building advanced electrical or special effects projects, hang card preparation, staff supervision, attendance in rehearsals/meetings, and maintaining department needs and work areas.

Proficiency with Vectorworks and Lightwright is required; other computer or networking skills are a plus. Strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational and time management skills, as well as a focused work ethic and professional demeanor are essential. The ideal candidate will have prior leadership experience assisting or working as a lighting/production supervisor, lighting designer, or master electrician.

Application requirements include: minimum of five years theatrical lighting academic or work experience, ability to lift at least 25lbs., comfortable working at heights, valid driver’s license, and flexible schedule including nights and weekends. 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. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Send cover letter, resume, drafting samples (in Vectorworks and PDF format), and other relevant samples of lighting paperwork to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Assistant Lighting Director” in the subject line of your email.

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Lighting Assistant (Part-time)

The Old Globe Theatre seeks qualified applicants for its part-time Lighting Assistant position. The Lighting Assistant is responsible for supporting the lighting department in the coordination of lighting department activities in relation to over 15 productions, multiple special events, and the maintenance of department equipment and work areas year-round. 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 is currently open and we hope to fill immediately. 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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