Employment

Employment

Goodman Theatre is currently seeking to fill the following positions:


Subscription Sales Representatives

The Goodman Theatre is seeking sales superstars to join our Subscription Sales staff at the start of the New Year! Join us in selling our fantastic season and spreading the news of the award winning shows produced on our stages! A background in telemarketing is helpful, however not required. A love for theatre is a must. This is a part time position including commission. We are looking to fill positions on both our AM and PM shifts. Please call 312.443.8015 and leave a message for Casey telling us why you would like to work at the Goodman, describing any previous telemarketing experience you may have, and providing your schedule availability. If we are interested, we will follow up with you.


Front of House/VIP Lounge Staff

Goodman Theatre seeks part-time Front of House/VIP Lounge staff. A member of the Front of House staff is responsible for working in all areas of the lobby. These positions include working as a bartender, coat check attendant, gift store attendant and greeter. Working in the VIP Lounge includes taking care of our VIP patrons in a private lounge as a bartender and host. Candidates must have outstanding customer service skills, advanced bartending knowledge and must be available to work evenings, weekends, and Thursday matinees. EOE; women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send your resume and cover letter via email to FOHJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org or via fax to 312.443.3821. No phone calls please.


Props Overhire

Posted: April 15, 2014
Reports to: Properties Supervisor
Start date: TBD

Duties and Responsibility:

  • Construct props as directed by Props Supervisor 
  • Arrive on time and work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and safe scene shop

Qualifications:

  •  Professional experience in prop construction (woodworking and welding)
  • Experience with foam carving, and casting beneficial
  • Ability to Climb ladders and working in high places
  • Ability to repeatedly lift, push, or maneuver up to 50-70 lbs either alone or with assistance

This job is a part time, temporary, non-union position in accordance with The Goodman’s collective bargaining agreement with IATSE Local 2. 

Goodman Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, 3 references to: AliceMaguire@GoodmanTheatre.org or fax: 312.243.9665. 

Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position.


Facilities Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Operations
Position Summary:The Facilities Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the maintenance and custodial services for the Goodman Theatre, supporting the work environment for all employees and patrons. This individual directly interacts with other employees and outside vendors.

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 1st level of response for all facilities issues
  • Manage staff of facilities technicians and custodians
  • Oversee the facility’s preventive maintenance program and provide continuous process improvement
  • Measure, evaluate, and make recommendations for improvement of quality control
  • Align daily tasks with the objectives set in the 30 year capital plan
  • Conduct research to identify new and emerging industry practices and technologies
  • Communicate building related issues effectively with management and coworkers
  • Conduct regular facilities tours to proactively identify deficiencies
  • Collaborate with building service vendors; provide assistance as needed
  • Perform maintenance & operation of HVAC systems
  • Perform electrical and lighting systems maintenance as needed
  • Perform plumbing systems maintenance as needed
  • Perform house call service response in support of the work environment
  • Coordinate maintenance projects as needed
  • Provide documentation and reporting of all performed maintenance
  • Provide coverage for facilities and custodial staff in case of absence
  • Monitor the building automation system
  • All other duties as assigned

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in building maintenance and managing custodial services
  • Ability to supervise and motivate staff members
  • Knowledge of best industry practices including safety standards, energy management practices, and cost-effective solutions
  • Experience with the operation of commercial HVAC equipment, building automation systems, plumbing, and electrical and lighting systems
  • Strong computer skills
  • Computer maintenance management software experience preferred
  • Agreeable to flexible work hours including night and weekend shifts
  • Capable of performing physical labor, lifting of 60 lbs. or more, climbing ladders, working from heights of up to 30 feet, and working from a prone or kneeling position
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents, general periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: FacilitiesJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org or via fax to 312.553.7234. No phone calls. Please indicate in your email or cover letter how you heard about this open position.


Albert Floor Manager

Reports to: Stage Management
Posted: Early September 2014- Early August 2015

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for running and maintaining the backstage area
  • Floor Manager is considered a member of the Stage Management team assigned to each production
  • Attend the final week of rehearsal and all technical rehearsals to learn the show
  • Arrive no less than one and one-half hours prior to curtain for each performance
  • Assist in maintaining communication between stage managers and the actors
  • Assist in tracking props, costume changes, and scenic shifts
  • Attend, assist in setting up, and participate in all understudy rehearsals
  • Additional duties as required by the show

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of backstage
  • College education or equivalent professional stage management background
  • Work as a team member, maintaining a positive attitude in times of stress

The position is a Non-Equity seasonal position with a competitive hourly rate. Goodman Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: ProductionJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org or fax 312.443.5579

No phone calls, please.


Owen Floor Manager

Reports to: Production Management/Stage Management
Posted: Early September 2014- Early August 2015

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for running and maintaining the backstage area
  • Floor Manager is considered a member of the Stage Management team assigned to each production
  • Attend the final week of rehearsal and all technical rehearsals to learn the show
  • Arrive no less than one and one-half hours prior to curtain for each performance
  • Assist in maintaining communication between stage managers and the actors
  • Assist in tracking props, costume changes, and scenic shifts
  • Attend, assist in setting up, and participate in all understudy rehearsals
  • Additional duties as required by the show

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of backstage
  • College education or equivalent professional stage management background
  • Work as a team member, maintaining a positive attitude in times of stress

The position is a Non-Equity seasonal position with a competitive hourly rate. Goodman Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: ProductionJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org or fax 312.443.5579

No phone calls, please. Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position.


Security Officer

Goodman Theatre seeks a part-time Security Officer for immediate employment. The security team provides building security and customer service, and ensures public safety. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. Competitive pay. Must have superior customer service skills! Send resume with cover letter to SecurityJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org. EOE; women and minorities are encouraged to apply. No phone calls, please.


Custodian

Goodman Theatre seeks a part time Custodian for immediate employment. Previous housekeeping experienced required. Must be able to repeatedly lift, push or maneuver 50+lbs, as well as climb ladders and work in high places. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends. Send resume with cover letter via email to CustodialJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org or via fax to 312.553.7234. EOE; women and minorities are encouraged to apply. No phone calls.