Employment

Goodman Theatre is currently seeking to fill the following positions:


Technical Director

Reports to: Production Manager

Start Date: Negotiable

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the planning, build, load-in, tech and maintenance of scenery and technical needs for all productions and events at the Goodman Theatre
  • Produce time and material estimates, technical drawings, schedules, and other documentation required
  • Collaborate with designers and production departments to realize each production’s design within budget
  • Coordinate schedules for build and load-in with related production departments
  • Oversee all load-ins and attend technical rehearsals
  • Maintain Quality and Standards of the Goodman Theatre
  • Enforce Goodman Theatre Health and Safety policies
  • Member of Health and Safety Committee
  • Maintain inventories and equipment at scene shop and theater
  • Assist Production Manager in developing production calendar and budgets
  • Assist Production Manager with maintenance of scene shop facility
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years professional theatre experience in technical direction or related field is required
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in scenery construction techniques, time and material estimating, mechanical design, automation control and stage rigging
  • Must be proficient with AutoCAD
  • Ability to manage a diverse staff, experience with IATSE crews beneficial
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to multi-task multiple projects, delegate work and be very detail oriented
  • Work as a team member and maintain a positive attitude

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits package.

Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Technical Director Search at either 170 N Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60601 or email ProductionJobs@GoodmanTheatre.org.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Associate Properties Supervisor

Reports to: Properties Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Properties Supervisor with all aspects in running the properties department for the Goodman Theatre
  • Assist in running properties shop on a daily basis assuring timely and efficient workflow
  • Communicate between Properties Supervisor and other staff regarding work progress, problem solving and changes
  • Aid in communication with designers and stage management
  • Work on specific production projects as assigned
  • Maintain clean and safe properties shop and storage spaces
  • Coordinate rentals
  • Work on load in and load out crews
  • Track and maintain expenses
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years professional props experience required
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with prop construction methods and techniques required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Quicken required with AutoCAD, Photoshop beneficial
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record, and able to operate vehicles in inclement weather
  • Must have own vehicle and applicable insurance to use vehicle for work purposes
  • Available to work nights, weekends, and overtime as needed
  • Must be able to multitask and maintain a positive attitude in times of stress

This job is a full-time hourly, non-union position, with a full benefits package.

Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Videographer

Reports to: Creative Director

Time Commitment: Full-Time

Goodman Theatre is seeking an experienced Videographer. The ideal candidate would have the ability to create videos that inform and entertain as well as motivate someone to experience the programming offered by our world-class institution. The ability to tell a story through video and work within the Goodman brand is a must. Experience working in the Performing Arts and/or a non-profit is a plus. The videos produced will reach our audiences via Goodman’s website and other online channels, digital displays and broadcast.

The Videographer would concept, shoot and edit interviews, scenes, b-roll, events and performances. Efficiency in Adobe Premiere, visual effects and sound software as well as Photoshop in a Macintosh environment is essential. A working knowledge of HTML is a plus.

The Videographer will work under the supervision of the Creative Director and produce video for all internal departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Shoot interviews, b-roll and scenes
  • Manage an often hectic schedule of shooting and editing
  • Liase with Marketing, Development, Education and Artistic in order to effectively produce videos for the entire organization
  • Work closely with the Creative Director and Director of Marketing to produce videos that communicate effectively and work within the Goodman brand

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years working in a video/creative environment
  • Excellent shooting and editing skills
  • The ability to work with sound equipment and software
  • A thorough understanding of lighting and lighting equipment
  • Excellent skills in Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and sound editing software as well as Photoshop in a Macintosh environment
  • Strong verbal and writing skills

Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Submit a resume, cover letter and portfolio of samples online to this link.

Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about this position by listing the specific website. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


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.

Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to FOHJobs@goodmantheatre.org or via fax to 312.443.3821. No phone calls please.


Subscription Sales Representatives

Goodman Theatre is seeking to add sales superstars to our Subscription Sales staff! Join us in selling our fantastic 2015/2016 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.

Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.