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

Public Safety Manager

Ticket Services Representative

Production Assistants

Lighting Director

Assistant Lighting Director

Lighting Assistant (Part-time)

Assistant Technical Director

Grant Writer

 

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.

 

Public Safety Manager

The Old Globe in Balboa Park seeks a dynamic and engaging leader for the position of Public Safety Manager.

The Public Safety Manger will manage all public safety staff and patron valet personnel (one full-time position and multiple part-time positions,) and is responsible for creating and maintaining safety and risk management programs, and ensuring the Globe is a friendly, safe, and secure environment for all patrons, performers, guests, and staff.

Responsibilities include overseeing all public safety and valet operations and maintaining the highest customer service standards for dealing with patrons and guests, serving as an ambassador for The Old Globe; hiring, training, and managing all public safety and patron valet personnel; managing company-wide training related to emergency response and life safety; responding to after-hours calls and emergencies from our alarm company; coordinating security services with the San Diego Police Department, San Diego Parks & Recreation, and other Balboa Park institutions; and acting as incident commander” during times of crisis.

Ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, self-motivated, and a strategic thinker and leader with broad knowledge of safety and security procedures and regulations. 3+ years’ experience in forward facing customer service, safety, and team management also required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. The ability to carefully and correctly react to stressful situations is a must.

Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. This position includes working evenings and weekends to support performances and special events. Must have a valid driver’s license and a current California Security Guard Card, and must be able to complete and clear a background screening.

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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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 cultue 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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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 Director

The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego seeks an experienced Lighting Director to oversee all aspects of lighting and video/projections for more than 16 productions and special events each year in three venues.

Responsibilities include:

  • supervising and supporting department staff; an Associate, an Assistant, three Head Electricians, and crews;
  • collaborating with designers to meet creative and budgetary goals;
  • managing the execution of the design;
  • establishing high expectations for safe work practices;
  • developing and implementing work practices that support the Globe’s Social Justice Roadmap and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access in the workplace;
  • Maintaining and developing department assets to meet The Old Globe’s long term goals.

The qualified candidate must be able to lead an independent, asynchronous workgroup, collaborate to meet a demanding production schedule, and manage a union labor force. Must be able to work independently and as part of team of department managers to schedule and implement the work of the production department.

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

Applicants should have five years of progressive experience in theatrical lighting management, an excellent understanding of the design process, deep practical knowledge of lighting systems and effects, video, and electrical systems and a high level of proficiency with Vectorworks and Lightwright (additional skill with AutoCAD and Microsoft office suite is desired).

Flexible schedule required, including nights and weekends. Year-round, full-time position with benefits including 401(k). Estimated start date, late May.

Salary range $67,500- $75,000.

Previous applicants will still be considered for the position.

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 head 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.

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

Base salary range is $42,000 - 44,000, paid hourly, not inclusive of overtime.

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, 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. 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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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). 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.

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Grant Writer

The Old Globe in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park is accepting applications for the part-time position of Grant Writer. This position is responsible for writing a select number of grants to government and foundation funders, preparing and submitting reports and invoices, and assisting the Senior Grant Writer with research, communications, and administration.

Reporting to the Senior Grant Writer, the selected candidate will be an exceptional writer will communicate clearly and comfortably with co-workers, donors, and prospects, and will be committed to the Globe’s mission and vision of service to the public good. The selected candidate will be highly organized and detail-oriented and will enjoy working in a fast-paced and creative environment where both planning and flexibility are valued. We seek a motivated and positive individual with experience in grant writing for nonprofit organizations.

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 "Grant Writer" in the subject line of your e-mail.

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