Employment

Employment

Goodman Theatre is currently seeking to fill the following positions:


Subscription Sales Representatives

Goodman Theatre is seeking to add sales superstars to our Subscription Sales staff! Join us in selling our fantastic 90th Anniversary 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 theater 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, any previous telemarketing experience you may have, and your schedule availability. If we are interested, we will follow up with you.


Front-of-House Staff

Goodman Theatre seeks part-time front-of-house staff. A member of the front-of-house staff is responsible for working in all areas of the lobby; positions include bartender, coat check attendant, gift store attendant and greeter. Candidates must have outstanding customer service skills, basic bartending knowledge and must be available to work evenings, weekends, and Thursday matinees. EOE; women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send resume with cover letter via email to FOHJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org or via fax to 312.443.3821. No phone calls please.


Guest Services Associate (Full Time)

Reports to: Guest Services Manager
Posted: October 23, 2014

Summary: The Guest Services Associate is an integral part of the Goodman Theatre’s front-of-house department. This position is responsible for operating the information desk located in the Goodman lobby with a focus on providing customer service to all patrons and visitors. The Guest Services Associate greets and pro-actively anticipates the needs of guests so solutions can be offered. This is a full-time position with regular evening and weekend hours. The position is salaried, with an employee benefits package.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet and welcome all guests
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging customer service
  • Identify and anticipate guests’ needs
  • Offer assistance to all patrons with disabilities
  • Answer guest inquiries about services, facilities and box office
  • Answer inquiries from guests regarding restaurants, transportation, entertainment, etc.
  • Offer assistance with reservations for restaurants, transportation, entertainment, etc.
  • Ensure logging and delivery of packages, mail and messages
  • Follow all security and safety policies and procedures
  • Have knowledge of emergency procedures and assist as needed
  • On call for pre-assigned days each month
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 2 – 3 years of guest related experience in a high-volume setting; Hospitality experience a plus
  • Must possess outstanding guest services skills and sophisticated verbal and communication skills
  • Must have an exceptional understanding of cultural happenings of Chicago
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Windows applications; knowledge of Tessitura a plus
  • Highly responsible and reliable
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to stand and/or walk throughout an entire shift
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs

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

Send cover letter, resume, and salary history via email to FOHJobs@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 by listed the specific website or posting location.


Guest Services Associate (Part Time)

Reports to: Guest Services Manager
Posted: October 23, 2014

Summary: The Guest Services Associate is an integral part of the Goodman Theatre’s front-of-house department. This position is responsible for operating the information desk located in the Goodman lobby with a focus on providing customer service to all patrons and visitors. The Guest Services Associate greets and pro-actively anticipates the needs of guests so solutions can be offered. This is a part-time position with regular evening and weekend hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet and welcome all guests
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging customer service
  • Identify and anticipate guests’ needs
  • Offer assistance to all patrons with disabilities
  • Answer guest inquiries about services, facilities and box office
  • Answer inquiries from guests regarding restaurants, transportation, entertainment, etc.
  • Offer assistance with reservations for restaurants, transportation, entertainment, etc.
  • Ensure logging and delivery of packages, mail and messages
  • Follow all security and safety policies and procedures
  • Have knowledge of emergency procedures and assist as needed
  • On call for pre-assigned days each month
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 2 – 3 years of guest related experience in a high-volume setting; Hospitality experience a plus
  • Must possess outstanding guest services skills and sophisticated verbal and communication skills
  • Must have an exceptional understanding of cultural happenings of Chicago
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Windows applications; knowledge of Tessitura a plus
  • Highly responsible and reliable
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to stand and/or walk throughout an entire shift
  • Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs

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

Send cover letter, resume, and salary history via email to FOHJobs@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 by listed the specific website or posting location.


Graphic Designer

Reports to: Creative Director
Posted: October 15, 2014

Summary: Goodman Theatre is seeking a full-time Graphic Designer to work closely with the Creative Director and Marketing Director in a team-based, collaborative environment.

Responsibilities: The Goodman Graphic Design department concepts and creates all communication materials for the theater. The department is also responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Goodman brand across all communication channels, both internal and external.

The Graphic Designer responsibilities include:

  • Design ads, brochures, multi-page publications, direct mail and invitations
  • Design displays and signage
  • Create assets for the Goodman Website and related on-line communications
  • Assist in photoshoots
  • General department support as needed

Qualifications:

  • BA in graphic design or similar is required
  • 3-5 years experience in a team-based, collaborative environment is preferred
  • Excellent creative, design, typography and production skills
  • Proficiency in In-Design, Photoshop and Illustrator in a Mac environment
  • Working knowledge of design and production for the Web
  • Knowledge/interest in social media and Web development
  • Strong knowledge of printing and pre-press
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and collaborative skills

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

Send cover letter, resume and salary history via email to DesignJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org or via fax to 312.553.7234. Please indicate in your email or cover letter how you heard about this open position. No phone calls, please.


Marketing Project Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Advertising and Sales
Posted: October 3, 2014

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with Graphic Design and Director of Advertising and Sales to project manage production and delivery of all advertising, print and multimedia collateral for the marketing department and other departments as needed, including generating schedules, routing jobs and coordinating estimates
  • Assist with digital marketing efforts with a focus on Google Adwords in coordination with the Director of Advertising and Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Oversee processing of marketing invoices and take a leadership role in reconciling/upkeep of marketing budget
  • Serve as marketing point person for theater rentals, coordinating exposure for our rental partners
  • Work with Creative Director to schedule and assist with all marketing photo and video shoots
  • Program and oversee Goodman lobby monitor content/assets
  • Assist the Group Sales Manager with all opening night cast parties and be available to work audience development events as needed
  • Coordinate all enter-to-win and subscriber incentives offered by the marketing department, in conjunction with the telemarketing and box office staff
  • Generate sponsor exposure reports for the development department
  • Research new advertising opportunities when needed and provide analysis of past marketing efforts
  • Coordinate preparation and planning for Goodman Board of Trustee Marketing Committee meetings with the Director of Marketing and Public Relations
  • Provide support for Director of Marketing and Public Relations and Director of Advertising and Sales
  • General department support as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-3 years professional experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Superior communication skills
  • Ability to work with multiple deadlines and departments
  • Experience coordinating print production schedules, digital advertising efforts, Tessitura and Microsoft Excel strongly preferred

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

Email cover letter, resume and salary history to MarketingJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org. Please indicate in cover letter how you heard about this open position by listing the specific website or posting location.

No phone calls, please.


Assistant Lighting Supervisor

Reports to: Lighting Supervisor
Posted: October 3, 2014

Summary:Goodman Theatre seeks an Assistant Lighting Supervisor for all productions and events in the Albert and Owen Theatres. This individual will assist the Lighting Supervisor in overseeing all aspects of the lighting department; ensuring that Goodman Theatre's artistic mission and production standards are met, while maintaining a safe and effective work environment.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist Lighting Supervisor in preparation of light plots and associated paperwork for all Goodman Theatre productions and events
  • Update and maintain documentation for all Goodman Theatre productions and special events
  • Research and locate sources and supplies for production specific projects
  • Assist with scheduling and supervision of the electrics crew ensuring all work is accomplished in a timely, safe and efficient manner
  • Ensure that all electrics crew receive, and work within, specified safety training in accordance with the Goodman Theatre Health and Safety Manual
  • Assist Lighting Supervisor in maintaining inventories and overseeing maintenance and repairs of all lighting systems, equipment and materials
  • Attend load-in, technical rehearsals, previews, and production meetings as assigned
  • Periodic night and weekend work is required
  • Additional duties as assigned

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years professional lighting experience, regional theatre experience beneficial
  • Significant experience with ETC; EOS, ION, and ETCNet III required
  • Practical experience with automated lighting and theatrical rigging required
  • Must be well versed with stage electrical work, practical wiring and design, special fx design; wireless dimming. ETCP certification beneficial
  • Lightwright and Vectorworks experience is required; AutoCAD or other CAD program knowledge is beneficial
  • Ability to supervise and work with a diverse staff, experience with IATSE crews beneficial
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize work on varied projects
  • Willing to work as a team member and maintain a positive attitude

This is a full time position with full benefits package.

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

Interested candidates should send a cover letter; resume and three references to: ProductionJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org .

No Phone Calls. Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position.


Props Artisan

Reports to: Properties Supervisor
Posted: September 26, 2014

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build and fabricate props; including, but not limited to, soft goods, hand props, prop graphics (creating and adapting), newspaper layout, large and small floral projects, casting, set decoration, artificial food, and general theatrical prop construction
  • Participate in load-in and load-outs – set dressing, packing, etc.
  • Research and Develop concepts and collaborate with supervisor, designers and co-workers to come up with solutions and ideas
  • Must be able to estimate hours required for project work
  • Maintain artistic integrity and quality of work required by Goodman Theatre
  • Responsible and involved in the care and upkeep of work space and prop storage spaces
  • Overtime and weekends work as needed/assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 4 years professional theatrical prop artisan experience required
  • Highly skilled in all aspects of soft good construction including, but not limited to; hand and machine sewing, furniture upholstery, and drapery building
  • Must have extensive knowledge and experience with Fabric Dyeing; experience with RIT dye preferred
  • Proficient with Adobe Photo Shop, and with printing techniques and processes
  • Basic carpentry skills and experience working with hand and power tools required
  • Must be self-motivated, able to multi-task
  • Able to work in a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Able to repeatedly lift, push, or maneuver up to 50-70 lbs either alone or with assistance
  • Must have valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and able to drive vehicles in inclement weather
  • Positive attitude

Portfolio will be requested of selected candidates.

This position is covered by the Goodman’s collective bargaining agreement with I.A.T.S.E. 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: ProductionJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org.

Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position. NO PHONE CALLS


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.