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

Senior Grants Writer

Public Relations Associate

Wig and Makeup Supervisor

Arts Engagement Operations Coordinator

Security Manager

Assistant Security Supervisor

Ticket Services Rep

Staff Carpenter

Electrician

Shuttle Driver

Custodian (Part-time)

Lady Carolyn's Pub Staff (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.

Senior Grants Writer

The Old Globe in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park seeks an experienced Senior Grants Writer for this renowned regional theatre. With a budget of $29 million, the Tony Award-winning Old Globe is a recognized leader among American regional theatres. Known for producing a broad range of work from Shakespeare and the classical repertoire to world premiere musicals and plays, the Globe annually produces 15 productions on its three stages, plus a “Globe for All” touring program that performs in community venues throughout San Diego County.

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Development, the Senior Grants Writer is responsible for managing all aspects of grant proposals to foundation and government funders, including research, cultivation, proposal development; and writing, reporting, and stewardship. The Senior Grants Writer oversees other grants personnel and interns.  We seek a motivated, positive, and mature individual with a minimum of three years’ experience in a complex development department, preferably in an arts and culture organization. Interest in and passion for theatre is a must. The successful candidate will have outstanding verbal and written communication skills, write clearly, concisely, and compellingly, as well as understand the power of visual communication. The successful candidate must have a comprehensive understanding of budget development and program planning, and will manage projects from conception to completion.

Excellent skills in Microsoft Word and Excel as well as CRM software. Experience with Tessitura a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for business use. Must be able to pass a background check. 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, resume, and three writing samples to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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Public Relations Associate

The Old Globe, San Diego’s largest performing arts organization and a recognized leader among American regional theatres, seeks a Bilingual Public Relations Associate. The PR Associate will work with the media and directly with the public to promote The Old Globe, our shows, and our community-wide Arts Engagement programs. Ideal candidates will have excellent creative writing, proofreading, and organizational skills. Candidate must be able to multitask in a fast-moving environment and be a self-starter. Qualifications include a significant level of demonstrated PR-related experience and/or training and a flexible schedule that allows for attendance at frequent evening and weekend events. A theatre or arts-related background is a plus.

Bilingual English/Spanish speaking, reading and writing required. Se requiere experiencia en el manejo de Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat y Photoshop. El aspirante debe pasar una revisión de antecedentes, de ser requerida. Este es un puesto de tiempo completo y cuenta con prestaciones.

The Old Globe está comprometido con la equidad, diversidad e inclusión en todas las áreas de nuestra operación, por lo cual estamos convencidos de animar a solicitantes de segmentos de la población menos representados en el campo teatral. Envíe la carta de presentación, currículum y ejemplos de su redacción (comunicados de prensa, de preferencia) a HR@TheOldGlobe.org con “PR” en la ventana de “Asunto” de su correo electrónico.

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Wig and Makeup Supervisor

The Old Globe, a Tony Award-winning theatre and one of the country’s leading regional LORT B+ theatres seeking qualified applicants for Wig and Makeup Supervisor. The Old Globe is known for producing a broad range of work from Shakespeare and the classical repertoire to world premiere musicals and plays on its three stages, plus a “Globe for All” touring program that performs in community venues throughout San Diego County. The Wig and Makeup Supervisor is responsible for the building, styling, and creation of wigs and make up for The Old Globe’s 15-show season and additional projects. The supervisor builds as well as supervises a crew; shares maintenance responsibilities; collaborates with Designers, Assistant Designers, Costume Director, Wardrobe Supervisor, and other shop personnel; attends technical rehearsals; orients running crew; and fills in for running crew in emergencies.  Four to seven years’ experience in a wig shop; or equivalent combination of wig, professional hairdressing and cutting, and makeup experience and/or training required. Supervisory experience a plus. Must be available for overtime, and evening and weekend work as needed.  This is a full-time, year-round, hourly position with 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. Please send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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Arts Engagement Operations Coordinator

The Old Globe seeks an Arts Engagement Operations Coordinator for a full-time position with benefits. Position provides logistical and administrative support for all Arts Engagement (AE) programs and select Humanities programs. Responsibilities include event coordination (including arranging catering, making travel arrangements, selecting and coordinating with vendors, creating event sheets and diagrams, managing guest invitations and communications, calendaring and reserving spaces, collaborating with other departments, and supporting on-site,) managing docents, coordinating Behind the Scenes Tours, managing AE finances (including tracking expenses; reconciling credit cards, budgets, and invoices; and processing reimbursements,) acting as the AE liaison internally and externally, managing office supplies and inventory, managing AE programs and constituents on Tessitura, and providing Admin support for all AE programs. The ideal candidate will be highly resourceful and organized, work well in a busy office environment where multi-tasking and prioritizing are required, have rigorous attention to detail, have experience in event planning, and be able to work autonomously as well as collaboratively.

Bilingual English/Spanish speaking is a plus. The Old Globe has a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Previous ED&I training, experience, ability, and commitment to working with diverse groups in terms of gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class, and immigrant status is preferred but not required. Minimum of three years of experience working in an office management/administration capacity is required; must be able to work occasional nights and weekends; must be proficient with Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Word); experience with Google Forms and/or Tessitura ticketing system a plus; must have excellent communication and time management skills; must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for occasional business use; must be able to pass applicable background check. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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Security Manager

The Old Globe in Balboa Park seeks a dynamic and engaging leader for the position of Security Manager. Managing a security staff including one full-time security officer and a team of part-time security guards and valet parking attendants, the Security Manager 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.

The Security Manager is responsible for managing all security operations and maintaining the highest customer service standards for dealing with patrons and guests. Security management responsibilities  including hiring and training personnel, managing company-wide life safety training, 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. Additionally, this position is responsible for the coordination of special and capital projects related to security and life safety.

Ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, self-motivated and a strategic thinker with broad knowledge of security procedures, life safety practices and regulations, and general business practices. The ability to interact effectively with public safety first responders is essential. Knowledge of current and evolving security technology, 3-5 years supervisory experience, and the ability to carefully and correctly react to stressful situations is a must.

This position includes working evenings and weekends to support performances and special events. Must be able to pass applicable background check. Must have a valid driver’s license and a current California Security Guard Card. 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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Assistant Security Supervisor

The Old Globe in Balboa Park is seeking an Assistant Security Supervisor. This position will assist the Security Manager in managing a security staff including part-time security guards and valet parking attendants. The Assistant Security Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Security Manager  in ensuring the Globe is a friendly, safe, and secure environment for all patrons, performers, guests, and staff.

The Assistant Security Supervisor is responsible for assisting with managing all security operations and maintaining the highest customer service standards in dealing with patrons and guests. This position would also assist with closing procedures, training/mentoring security staff, and assisting with the department scheduling.

Ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual with knowledge of security procedures, life safety practices and regulations, and general business practices. 1-2 years assistant supervisory experience and the ability to carefully and correctly react to stressful situations is required.

This position includes working evenings and weekends to support performances and special events. Must be able to pass applicable background check. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and a current Guard Card. 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 Rep

If you like people and you like theatre you'll love our Ticket Services opportunities! The Old Globe seeks ticket representatives with positive customer service experience and strong telephone and computer skills who are available to work 16-30 hours per week; Office hours are 11:30am-8:15pm, daily. Must be available nights and weekends. Work in beautiful Balboa Park for San Diego's most celebrated professional theatre! Training pay rate starts at $13.25/hour with increases earned up to $14.25/hour following full training, plus ticket privileges. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Please indicate Attn: TSR on your cover letter, resume, or subject line of your e-mail.

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Staff Carpenter

The Old Globe seeks a skilled carpenter for a full-time position in scenic construction. The Old Globe is a LORT B+ theatre with three stages, producing 15 productions annually including musicals and a Shakespeare Festival. Applicants must be able to demonstrate high-quality wood and metal construction skills; and be proficient in a wide range of scenic construction techniques. Knowledge of theatrical automation is a plus. The essential attributes of a good candidate are, the ability to read and follow blue prints and shop drawings, arithmetic and geometry, artistically inclined, pride of craftsmanship, excellent work habits and drive to complete projects. Prior experience in a regional or professional scene shop is essential. The Scene Shop is a 14,000-square foot construction facility equipped with a CNC router table and full range of metal and woodworking machinery. Full-time position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with "Staff Carpenter" in the subject line of your email.

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Electrician

The Old Globe seeks experienced electricians for over-hire work throughout the year. Non-union over-hire electricians work on load-ins, techs, strikes, and equipment maintenance under the supervision of IATSE Master Electricians. The Old Globe is a LORT B+ theatre with three stages, producing 15 productions annually including musicals and a Shakespeare Festival. Applicants must be able to demonstrate working electrician knowledge with installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining theatrical lighting equipment. Applicants should possess interpersonal skills and enjoy working in small groups. Flexible hours to accommodate work during the day, weekends, evenings, and overtime is essential. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. A minimum of two years' experience as a lighting technician is preferred. Please send a letter and resume to Human Resources via email to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with "Electrician" in the subject line of your email.

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Shuttle Driver

The Old Globe seeks a part-time shuttle driver for its theatre complex in Balboa Park.  The position requires excellent customer service skills and the ability to be proactive and detail-oriented. A valid driver's license with a clean driving record is required; a current CPR & First Aid certification is required, a Class B License with passenger endorsement is highly preferred. Must also be able to pass a background check. $12.50/hour plus ticket privileges. Shirt, rain gear, portable radio and flashlight provided. Must be available to work afternoons, evenings and early mornings to 2:00 a.m., 7 days a week and holidays.  

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Use two-way radio to interact with customers and employees while driving shuttle bus.
    • Rise from the shuttle seat, greet every customer and offer to lift and carry baggage onto the shuttle for storage while transporting customers to and from various destinations.
    • Report accidents, problems, and other required shuttle bus information (both mechanical and cosmetic) to the Security Manager.
    • Keep the shuttle secure and follow all safety procedures. Adhere to all safety codes and OSHA standards.
    • Listen to customer complaints and advise Security Manager.
    • Perform valet parking duties, operating multi-passenger cart as required.
    • Perform any additional duties and special tasks as assigned by the Security Manager.

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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Custodian (Part-time)

The Old Globe 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. Position scheduled to work 5-hour shifts, five days per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 6:00am-11:00am. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Must be able to pass a background check and have the ability to lift 30 lbs. Please email resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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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. Responsibilities and Duties; Provide world class customer service, the ability to work in a fast paced environment, accurate cash handling skills and the ability to multi-task, prioritize and switch tasks when necessary. Food and beverage customer service experience is required, cash handling experience is required and bartending experience is preferred but not required. Compensation includes $12.50 per hour plus tips and ticket privileges. Must also be able to pass a background check. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply, email cover letter and resume, place PUB in the subject line, and sent to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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