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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 committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, and access in all areas of our operation. By making intentional, actionable steps, we strive to make The Old Globe a place where theatre makers, employees, volunteers, audience members, and community members of all identities and backgrounds belong. The Old Globe welcomes candidates who demonstrate a commitment to these goals. We strongly encourage people with the following identities to apply: BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people living with disabilities, and those from other historically and presently marginalized groups. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

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

 

Front of House

Associate Front of House Manager

Helen Edison Gift Shop

Gift Shop Supervisor (part-time)

Philanthropy

Director of Philanthropy

Events and Suite Staff (part-time)

Production

Assistant Technical Director

Prop Shop Foreperson

Production Assistants

Production Positions

 

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.

Associate Front of House Manager

The Old Globe, a Tony Award-winning theatre and one of the country’s leading regional theatres, seeks a full-time Associate Front of House Manager (AFOHM) to support its front of house operations and volunteer program. The Associate Front of House Manager will provide exceptional customer service by ensuring that every patron and guest who comes to the Globe will feel welcomed, appreciated, thanked for being here, and will leave with the desire to come back.

Reporting to the Front of House Manager, the Associate Front of House Manager is responsible for the recruitment, scheduling, training and coordination of The Old Globe’s volunteer force; for providing administrative and operational back office support for front of house operations, working as manager on duty during evening and weekend performances by handling escalated situations and offering hands on support to House Management, and working designated weekly shifts as a house manager. The successful candidate will have excellent computer, administrative, and organizational skills. They will have very strong interpersonal, team building, and communication skills. Applicants should have a minimum of two years administrative experience; experience coordinating a volunteer staff a plus.

This position is full-time with benefits including 401(k). This is a non-exempt position paying $25-$27 per hour. . Weekend availability is required. Hours are primarily in the afternoons and evenings Wednesday-Sunday. Must be able to pass applicable background check.

The Old Globe is actively committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, & access in all areas of our operation. By making intentional, actionable steps, we strive to make The Old Globe a place where theatre makers, employees, volunteers, audience members, and community members of all identities and backgrounds belong. The Old Globe welcomes candidates who demonstrate a commitment to these goals. We strongly encourage people with the following identities to apply: BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people living with disabilities, and those from other historically and presently marginalized groups. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with subject line “Associate Front of House Manager”.

Apply for Associate Front of House Manager

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, inventory management, volunteer supervision, 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 $17/hour.  Applicants must be able to complete and clear applicable background screening.

The Old Globe is actively committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, & access in all areas of our operation. By making intentional, actionable steps, we strive to make The Old Globe a place where theatre makers, employees, volunteers, audience members, and community members of all identities and backgrounds belong. The Old Globe welcomes candidates who demonstrate a commitment to these goals. We strongly encourage people with the following identities to apply: BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people living with disabilities, and those from other historically and presently marginalized groups. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Please indicate “Gift Shop Supervisor” in the subject line of your e-mail.

Apply for Gift Shop Supervisor (part-time)

Director of Philanthropy

One of the nation’s leading professional regional theatres and one of Southern California’s largest arts institutions, the Tony Award-winning Old Globe has served the San Diego region for 89 years through delivery of thrilling theatre art as a public good. Through its stage productions, arts engagement programming, artist training initiatives, new play development platform, and humanities programs, The Old Globe creates theatre that lives beyond the stage.

The Director of Philanthropy will continue evolving a comprehensive, modern, and sophisticated fundraising program to support the theatre’s acclaimed productions and community programs, overseeing an 11-person team in the areas of major, institutional, planned, and annual giving, as well as membership and special events. The initial focus will be evaluating, re-envisioning, and reengineering the way the Globe fundraises, and articulating an overarching fundraising philosophy in partnership with the Managing Director and Artistic Director.

Download the position description: https://diversifiedsearchgroup.com/search/20216-theoldglobe

The Globe has retained the Diversified Search Group to assist in this confidential search process. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be submitted at https://talent-profile.diversifiedsearchgroup.com/search/v2/20216 , or directed to:

Gerard F. Cattie, Jr.
Managing Director and DSG Fundraising & Advancement Practice Leader
Diversified Search Group
gerard.cattie@divsearch.com

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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 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. Bartending and beverage service is required, must be at least 21 years of age to apply.

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. Must have (or obtain) state-required RBS (Responsible Beverage Server) Certification.

Hourly pay rate range for the position is $16.80-17.50, plus tips; $16.80 per hour for Donor Suite Concierge and $17.50 per hour when working as Events Staff. Staff may also have ticket privileges. Previous experience in the hospitality industry and weekend and evening availability is required. This is a part-time position with a variable schedule.

The Old Globe is actively committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, & access in all areas of our operation. By making intentional, actionable steps, we strive to make The Old Globe a place where theatre makers, employees, volunteers, audience members, and community members of all identities and backgrounds belong. The Old Globe welcomes candidates who demonstrate a commitment to these goals. We strongly encourage people with the following identities to apply: BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people living with disabilities, and those from other historically and presently marginalized groups. 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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Assistant Technical Director

The Old Globe, San Diego’s largest regional theatre, seeks candidates for an Assistant Technical Director. Responsibilities include drafting (AutoCAD), technical design, and project management. The Assistant Technical Director works closely with the Technical Director and other Assistant Technical Directors to plan and oversee the scenic construction process, ensuring safe and efficient solutions for all scenery and automation.

Candidates must have extensive knowledge of scenery construction and high-quality, efficient AutoCAD drafting skills. Knowledge of structural /mechanical design, and scenery automation is a plus.

The Old Globe produces more than 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 and extensive metal-working capacity. This position is an excellent opportunity to practice technical production at the highest level in regional theatre.

Position pays $25.50 - $27.00 per hour. With earned overtime pay, expected average annual compensation range is between $57,000 and $65,000. Full-time with benefits including 401(k), vacation, health insurance, and holidays.

The Old Globe is actively committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, & access in all areas of our operation. By making intentional, actionable steps, we strive to make The Old Globe a place where theatre makers, employees, volunteers, audience members, and community members of all identities and backgrounds belong. The Old Globe welcomes candidates who demonstrate a commitment to these goals. We strongly encourage people with the following identities to apply: BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people living with disabilities, and those from other historically and presently marginalized groups. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate "Assistant Technical Director" in the subject line of your e-mail.

Apply for Assistant Technical Director

Prop Shop Foreperson

The Old Globe, a Tony Award-winning theatre and one of the country’s leading regional LORT B+ theatres seeking qualified applicants for a Prop Shop Foreperson, responsible for leading prop fabrication in support of The Old Globe’s 15 show season of a broad range of work from Shakespeare and the classical repertoire to world premiere musicals and plays on its three stages, touring productions, and Arts Engagement events.

The position is ideal for highly qualified artisan, furniture maker, and shop manager. In this role, you’ll get to work with some of America’s best scenic designers, directors, and creative teams. Our well-equipped shop is tightly integrated into the rehearsal process and provides ongoing support to shows in performance. You will be an integral part of making our productions amazing.

Responsibilities include: Supervising and working alongside props artisans, building and modifying stage properties to meet design specifications, furniture construction and restoration, hand prop creation, painting, sewing, creation of food and other prop materials, supporting ongoing productions, shop and warehouse maintenance, and providing regular safety training to department staff.

Desired Skills: Crew supervision, carpentry, metal working (welding, braising, and finishing), art skills, (including painting, sculpture and design), sewing and associated crafts, Safe shop work practices, shop organization, tool and equipment maintenance, period styles, furniture construction, puppetry, casting, molding, faux painting techniques, electro-mechanical effects and pneumatics.

Other Requirements: Valid California Driver’s license and ability to drive vehicles including 24’ trucks. In order to comply with Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) Guidelines for LORT Theatres, this position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply.

Work schedule is 40 hours/week, 9am-6pm, with occasional overtime and weekend assignments. This is a full-time, IATSE Local 122 Union position available. Hourly pay rate is $28.14/hour; benefits include vacation, IATSE Pension, and Union Health plans. If the selected candidate is not a member of the Union, they will be required to join IATSE local 122.

The Old Globe is actively committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, & access in all areas of our operation. By making intentional, actionable steps, we strive to make The Old Globe a place where theatre makers, employees, volunteers, audience members, and community members of all identities and backgrounds belong. The Old Globe welcomes candidates who demonstrate a commitment to these goals. We strongly encourage people with the following identities to apply: BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people living with disabilities, and those from other historically and presently marginalized groups. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org, subject: Prop Shop Foreperson.

Apply for Prop Shop Foreperson

Production Assistants

The Old Globe Theatre is accepting applications from interested candidates for ongoing Production Assistant positions.  Production Assistants work 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. Rate of pay is $19.31 per hour. 

We are currently filling PA positions on the following shows:

  • Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors – August 20-November 3
  • Globe For All – October 15 to November 24 (contingent upon passing a criminal background check and having a valid passport)

The Old Globe is actively committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, & access in all areas of our operation. By making intentional, actionable steps, we strive to make The Old Globe a place where theatre makers, employees, volunteers, audience members, and community members of all identities and backgrounds belong. The Old Globe welcomes candidates who demonstrate a commitment to these goals. We strongly encourage people with the following identities to apply: BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people living with disabilities, and those from other historically and presently marginalized groups. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

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

Apply for Production Assistant

Production Positions

The Old Globe is seeking to fill open temporary positions in all shops: carpenters, electricians, sound technicians, properties, costumers, and wardrobe staff.

Flexible schedule, including nights and weekends may be required. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening. In order to comply with Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) Guidelines for LORT Theatres, these position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. These positions are represented by IATSE Local 122.  Hourly pay range is $25.89 to $27.01 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.

Apply for Production Positions