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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:

Arts Engagement

Teaching Artist (part-time)

Facilities

Custodian (part-time)

Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician (part-time)

General Management

General Manager

Marketing

Philanthropy Communications Associate

Patron Services

Front of House Manager

Associate Front of House Manager

House Manager (part-time)

Lady Carolyn's Pub Staff (part-time)

Philanthropy

Associate Director of Philanthropy, Individual Giving

Donor Engagement Manager

Production

Lead Wig Runner

Assistant Cutter/First Hand

Assistant to the Costume Director

Head Sound Technician, Old Globe Theatre

Head Stage Carpenter/Head Rigger

Production Assistants

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.

 

Teaching Artist (part-time)

The Old Globe, San Diego’s largest performing arts organization is seeking a part-time Arts Engagement Teaching Artist to help support current arts engagement programs throughout San Diego. Teaching Artists work with The Old Globe’s community partners teaching in participatory- based programs that help strengthen the Globe’s ties to community participants.

The Arts Engagement Teaching Artist will be responsible for making theater matter in various non-traditional theater venues. The Old Globe currently offers Arts Engagement programs with community partners in homeless shelters, rehabilitation centers, libraries, schools, recreation centers, senior centers, incarceration facilities, and other locations. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, organized, self-starting individual with strong attention to detail and background in working with diverse multi-generational audiences. Two to three years of experience as a professional theatre artist and/or educator required, including experience creating lessons plans and executing a plan of study. Practical theatrical experience with an emphasis on any of the following areas is preferred; Shakespeare, playwriting, directing, dramaturgy, technical theatre, or production. Experience working in social services is a plus.

Bilingual English/Spanish-speaking and multi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Must be able to occasionally work nights and weekends. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. Previous ED&I training, experience, ability, and commitment to working with diverse groups in terms of gender expression, race, sexual orientation, ability, religion, age, class, and immigrant status is preferred but not required.

As of October 1, 2021, employees of The Old Globe must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. Must be able to pass applicable background check.

Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org; please indicate “TA” 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.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. Must be able to complete and clear a 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 "Custodian" in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Maintenance Technician

The Old Globe is seeking to hire a full-time temporary General Maintenance Technician with a strong background in building maintenance, HVAC systems, and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing maintenance. This assignment is expected to last 6 months.

Job duties include: monitoring and troubleshooting boiler and HVAC units; appliance maintenance and repair; plumbing repair; preventive maintenance/repair on heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment; and electrical work including replacing and installing electrical components and equipment. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. Must be able to complete and clear background screening.

3-5 years building maintenance experience preferred. Candidates must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends. Must have valid California Driver’s License and the ability to lift 50 lbs.

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Maintenance Technician (part-time)

The Old Globe is seeking to hire a Part Time General Maintenance Technician with a background in general building maintenance.

Job duties include: Event set-up and take-down, appliance maintenance and repair; plumbing repair; preventive maintenance/repair on heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment; and electrical work including replacing and installing electrical components and equipment. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. Must be able to complete and clear background screening.

Building maintenance experience preferred. Candidates must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends. Must have valid California Driver’s License and the ability to lift 50 lbs.

Email resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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General Manager

The Old Globe, a Tony-award winning regional theatre located in San Diego’s legendary Balboa Park, seeks a highly self-motivated, detailed oriented, dynamic leader and doer to join our team of dedicated theatre makers who strive every day to make theatre matter to more people across our community.

As a member of the senior staff reporting to the Managing Director, the position oversees all aspects of front-of-house, public safety (security), gift shop, and pub operations, as well as overseeing information technology and general facility planning, and artistic contract negotiation and execution. Position is also responsible for ensuring that the daily administrative and operational functions of the theatre are flawlessly executed.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated successful experience in managing multiple priorities/projects in a fast-paced environment, with theatrical experience a plus. The best person for this position will be a visionary in seeking new ways to do new things. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies. Must be able to pass applicable background check.

The salary offered is commensurate with experience, and this full-time, year round position also offers benefits including vacation, health and company paid retirement contributions.

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.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “GM” in the subject line of your email.

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Philanthropy Communications Associate

The Old Globe seeks a full-time Philanthropy Communications Associate to create compelling, engaging print and online materials that make the case for support for the Globe and manage philanthropic communications strategies. Based in the Globe’s Marketing and Communications department with a reporting relationship to the Philanthropy department, this position will develop branding strategies for campaigns; write and design print and e-communications including donor newsletters, invitations to events, and stories of donor impact; and ensure that donors are appropriately recognized in Globe communications. The Philanthropy Communications Associate will assist with the design of donor-related social media posts, Globe website updates and content creation, and messaging content. This position serves as the primary contact for vendors that provide print materials and mailings for large-scale donor mailing campaigns and events.

The successful candidate will have experience in graphic design, copywriting, and campaign branding and awareness. The person will be a creative storyteller can adapt content and materials to align with the Globe’s mission and values. The selected candidate will be motivated, organized, able to balance multiple projects and tasks in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy working cross-departmentally. Excellent skills in Microsoft 365, especially Publisher, with preferred experience using design software, especially Adobe Photoshop and In Design, and CRM email software are required.

Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. We strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies. Must be able to complete and clear applicable background screening. Full-time salaried position with benefits, including 401(k). Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Philanthropy Communications Associate” in subject line.

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Front of House Manager

The Old Globe, a Tony Award-winning theatre and one of the country’s leading regional theatres, seeks a dynamic leader with the initiative to transform the Globe’s levels of patron engagement and loyalty to unseen levels of excellence. The Globe’s commitment is to go beyond the leading levels of hospitality and continually set new industry standards of exceptional customer service. The Front of House Manager will ensure that every patron and guest who comes to the Globe will feel welcomed, appreciated, and thanked for being here, and will leave with the desire to come back, and soon.

The Front of House Manager will supervise all front of house (FOH) planning, staffing, operations, and volunteer usher coordination for The Old Globe’s three venues and special events. This position will develop and implement effective and efficient procedures, systems, and strategies to ensure that all FOH employees deliver consistently unique and superior guest experiences. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, self-motivated and strategic manager with demonstrated customer service management experience and a passion for the performing arts. Experience in live performance and/or event house management/front of house operations required. 2-4 years supervisory experience and exceptional judgement are also required. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

This position requires working regularly on evenings and weekends to support performances and special events. As of October 1, 2021, employees of The Old Globe must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. The final candidate must be able to complete and clear a background screening. This is a 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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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 (AFHM) to support its front of house operations, volunteer program, and assist in transforming the Globe’s levels of patron engagement and loyalty to high levels of excellence. The Globe’s commitment is to go beyond the leading levels of hospitality and continually set new industry standards of exceptional customer service. The Associate Front of House Manager will support the team ensuring that every patron and guest who come 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 forefront of house operations, working weekly shifts as a house manager during evening and weekend performances. 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 per hour. Hours are primarily in the afternoons and evenings, including weekends and some weekdays.

As of October 1, 2021, employees of The Old Globe must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply.

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. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.

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House Manager (Part-time)

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.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies.

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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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.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening.

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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Associate Director of Philanthropy, Individual Giving

The Old Globe, located in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park, seeks an experienced development professional to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift donors. With a budget of more than $30 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 up to 16 productions annually including a Globe for All touring program that performs in community venues throughout San Diego County.

Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy and working with an experienced team of development professionals, the Associate Director of Philanthropy will personally work with a portfolio of major donors and prospects of five to six figures. 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience as a front-line fundraiser in a complex, donor-centered, nonprofit environment; have outstanding people, written, and oral communication skills; be a sophisticated and innovative thinker, a great listener, and innovative problem-solver; have a highly personalized approach to donors; and enjoy working with in a fast-paced, creative environment where one day is never like the next. The next Associate Director of Philanthropy will be organized, utilize moves management software to its fullest capacity, and understand and value the importance of analytics in fundraising. The selected candidate will love theatre and be committed to theatre’s vital role in community.

Knowledge of donor relationship software vital; experience with Tessitura a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for business use. Weekend and evening work is required. Full-time position with benefits including 401(k). Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies. 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.

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Donor Engagement Manager

The Old Globe seeks a fundraising professional to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward annual fund donors up to $5,000. With a budget of more than $30 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 16 productions a year, including a Globe for All touring program that performs in community venues throughout San Diego County.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Philanthropy, the Donor Engagement Manager will manage the multi-channel, integrated annual fund campaign for The Friends of The Old Globe (donors under $3,000), identify and research prospects, and work with a select portfolio of prospects and major donors. Other constituencies may be added to the Donor Engagement Manager’s portfolio depending on the skills and interests of the successful candidate.

We seek a motivated, positive, and engaging individual with a minimum of one year of development experience, preferably in a nonprofit. The successful candidate will be an outstanding verbal and written communicator with strong people skills, be highly organized, a creative and analytical thinker, and enjoy creating 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). Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies. 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.

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Lead Wig Runner

The Old Globe seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Lead Wig Runner. This position reports to the Wardrobe Supervisor.

The Lead Wig Runner works in support of actors and performers in rehearsals and performance situations. Responsibilities include assisting actors in putting on wigs, facial hair, makeup, and when necessary, doing hairstyling for the productions. Job duties also include: become familiar with the script for assigned shows and attending rehearsal run-throughs; participate in load-in, and the set up and strike of dressing rooms and changing areas; create running sheets; assist with costume changes when necessary; and other work in support of the production and all backstage crew.

The Lead Wig Runner will be required to participate in training for application of wigs, hairpieces, and makeup. They will also be trained to block and maintain wigs. They will be asked to develop skills giving and receiving clear and concise notes regarding assigned wigs, hairpieces, facial hair, makeup, and hair accessories. They will be required to work within the policies and health and safety guidelines of the theatre and Actors Equity Association.

The Lead Wig Runner may also be assigned work in the wig shop maintaining, building, and styling wigs. 

Candidates will be required to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate backstage etiquette, protocols and how to channel information through appropriate personnel. Discretion, patience, understanding of artistic and complex personalities and temperaments, and calmness in high pressure situations are required attributes. Qualified candidates should demonstrate at least 2 years of progressive work in the wigs and hair field as well as ventilating and computer skills. Cosmetology license is a plus.

Successful applicants should be self-motivated, adept at problem-solving, and attentive to details and timelines. Employees will be required to follow directions verbally and from written lists and instructions.  The workweek is Tuesday-Sunday. Employees must be available for regular work hours and show schedules including overtime, attendance to rehearsal run-throughs, technical rehearsals, previews, show calls, and strike. Must have good computer skills, be able to quickly adapt to a changing work environment, and manage competing demands. Physical requirements include moderate to heavy lifting up to 35 lbs.; sitting, kneeling, prolonged standing, and moving quickly on flat surfaces and stairs; fine motor skills; and excellent vision (color, close and distance).

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 1, 2021 or apply for a medical or religious exemption. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening. This is a house-staff, IATSE Local 122 Union position available Fall 2021. If the selected candidate is not a member of the Union, they will be required to join. Hourly rate: $24.72.

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 “Lead Wig Runner” in the subject line.

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Assistant Cutter/First Hand

The Old Globe seeks qualified applicants for a full time Assistant Cutter/First Hand. This position reports to assigned Draper or Tailor. The Assistant Cutter is expected to efficiently produce a large quantity of high quality costumes, achieving the Globe’s high production and safety standards. The Assistant Cutter is expected to work as part of a team and independently communicating effectively with team members, and costume shop staff in delivering support for productions and ensuring department success.

The Assistant Cutter will follow the instructions of and collaborate with assigned Draper or Tailor to determine the construction method required and the work flow for the team’s assignments. This includes assisting in estimating yardage, overseeing assigned stitchers, cutting fabric, truing up garments after fittings, sewing, marking alterations and assisting in some pattern making assignments per the Draper or Tailor’s instructions.

Qualified candidates should demonstrate at least 4 years of progressive work cutting and sewing quality garments and costumes; a thorough knowledge of fabric cutting and sewing, historical, fine dress making and tailoring a plus. Candidates need to be skilled at fabric pattern matching, altering garments, both hand and machine sewing and have knowledge of the tools used. Good communication skills in receiving and giving instructions and be able to follow and relay written, verbal and visual instruction. Work needs to meet accuracy, efficiency and artist standards.

Successful applicants should be self-motivated, adept at problem-solving, attentive to details and timelines, and able to adapt to a changing work environment quickly while managing competing demands. Flexible hours and overtime is required, Workweek is Tuesday- Saturday. Employee will be required to stand, walk, crouch, and sit for long periods of time, excellent vision (color, close and distance), and lift up to 35 lbs. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 1, 2021 or apply for a medical or religious exemption. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening. This is a house-staff, IATSE Local 122 Union position available Fall 2021. If the selected candidate is not a member of the Union, they will be required to join. Hourly rate is $24.72.

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 “Assistant Cutter” in the subject line.

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Assistant to the Costume Director

The Old Globe seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Assistant to the Costume Director. Under the direction of the Costume Director, the Assistant to The Costume Director is responsible for administrative tasks, accounting, and production-related assignments in support of the daily activities of the costume shop.

This position is responsible for the tracking, entry, balancing, and updating the costume shop ledger; balancing petty cash; processing detail reports for monthly reporting; preparing and submitting use tax reports; processing department credit card reconciliation spreadsheets, assuring accuracy and complete inclusion of tax and receipt information; creating weekly FedEx reconciliations; and the timely communication of department financial transactions to the finance office.

Other responsibilities include posting schedules and notices, answering phones, shipping and receiving packages, maintenance requests, stocking offices supplies, maintaining shop calendars, creating labor and show reports, training employees on time recording for payroll, creating/updating production charts, making costume staff program updates, safety information entry, planning safety meetings, and maintaining shop contact lists.

Qualified candidates should demonstrate knowledge of theatrical productions, costumes, clothing and computers. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel, Word, and Outlook required, Microsoft Access, Power Point, and Adobe Photo Shop Elements a plus.

Successful applicants should be organized, self-motivated, be able to work with a wide range of personalities, be adept at problem-solving, and attentive to details. Must also be able to quickly adapt to a changing work environment and manage competing demands. Employee will be required to stand, walk, crouch, and sit for long periods of time, have excellent vision (color, close and distance), and lift up to 35 lbs. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre. Workweek is Tuesday-Saturday, typical hours: 9am- 6pm, overtime may be required.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 1, 2021 or apply for a medical or religious exemption. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening. Hourly rate is $20.60. Benefits include vacation, health insurance, paid holidays, theatre tickets, and free Balboa park admissions.

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 “Assistant to the Costume Director” in the subject line.

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Head Sound Technician, Old Globe Theatre

The Old Globe seeks a highly skilled and experienced theatrical sound engineer to fill its open Head Sound Technician in The Old Globe Theatre. The Head Sound Technician is responsible for: the installation, operation, and maintenance of sound equipment; supervising technicians and running crews; and the documentation of show and theatre information.

The position requires demonstrated skill at Broadway style line mixing using state of the art equipment. Competitive candidates will have several years live mixing experience for theatres; experience as an A2; and experience installing sound systems for live theatre. Desired skills and knowledge include: effective leadership and supervision of crews; deep knowledge of theatrical sound systems including operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting; and practical knowledge of leading edge software. A short list of equipment, software, and techniques that applicants are expected to have had experience with: DigiCo SD Consoles with T software, ClearCom (HelixNet and FreeSpeakII), Software: QLab, Meyer Compass, DigiCo Studio Software, Vectorworks, Microsoft Office, OmniGraffle, and Shure Wireless Workbench; Power distribution, Wireless frequency coordination, theatrical networking, low voltage electronics, video routing and various camera operations.

Successful applicants should be self-motivated, adept at problem-solving, attentive to details and be able to supervise technicians while working efficiently and effectively under pressure. 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, as is the ability to lift up to 40lb and work at heights up to 40 feet. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening. 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. This is a full-time, IATSE Local 122 Union position available beginning October 18, 2021. If the selected candidate is not a member of the Union, they will be required to join. Hourly rate is $28.20/hour; benefits include vacation, IATSE Pension, Annuity, and Union Health plans.

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.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening.

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

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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.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening.

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.

As of October 1, 2021, employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply. Must be able to complete and clear a background screening.

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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