Employment

Goodman Theatre is currently seeking to fill the following positions:


War Paint Wardrobe Run Overhire

Reports to: Wardrobe Supervisor

Dates: Early June - Late August

Wardrobe Overhire Positions: Goodman seeks additional wardrobe overhire.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Attend all technical rehearsals to learn the show
  • Arrive on time for each performance call, as determined by Costume Shop Manager and Production Office
  • Work on the deck for all costume shifts, quick changes and handoffs during each performance
  • Maintain all wardrobe pieces including mending, stitching, and/or replacing items as necessary
  • Help maintain all costume pieces and do show laundry

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of the backstage theater with a college education or equivalent professional background.
  • Basic sewing and organizational skills required

The position is part-time with a competitive hourly rate. Housing and Travel NOT provided.

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 HeidiMcMath@GoodmanTheatre.org.

No phone calls please.

 


War Paint Wig Runner

Reports to: Wig Supervisor

Dates: Mid June - Late August

Wig Running Overhire Positions: Goodman Theatre seeks additional wig person to run and assist in maintaining War Paint's wigs.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Attend all technical rehearsals to learn the show
  • Arrive on time for each performance call
  • Run a track, changing and dressing wigs, that will include very quick changes
  • Maintain wigs under the supervision of the wig supervisor
  • Assist in costume changes as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of the backstage theatre with a college education or equivalent professional background.
  • Strong wig styling skills
  • Makeup skills preferred

The position is part-time with a competitive hourly rate. Housing and Travel NOT provided.

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 HeidiMcMath@GoodmanTheatre.org.

No phone calls please.


Development Communications Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Institutional Grants and Development Operations

Summary: The Development Communications Coordinator is the Goodman’s Development Department copywriter who generates print and web copy, proofreads, maintains a Development communications calendar and liaises with other departments to ensure Development needs and priorities are articulated. The ideal candidate will be a versatile writer and editor as well as an expert multi-tasker with excellent organizational skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Goodman’s development copywriter, copyeditor and proofreader, ensuring consistent messaging across all platforms
  • Write donor salutes and event recaps, coordinate images and proofread as appropriate for online donor recognition
  • Coordinate donor listings and serve as primary development copyeditor for performance programs
  • Coordinate New Developments, a bi-monthly e-newsletter for the Board and Goodman Impact, a bi-monthly e-newsletter for the broader community
  • Prepare spoken remarks for all Development events and activities
  • Write templates and coordinate individual giving acknowledgment letters
  • Generate content for informational brochures, the website, and collateral about the theater and Development programs
  • Conceptualize and coordinate the production of video shoots
  • Liaise with Artistic, Marketing, Education, Literary and other departments to fact check and obtain information as needed
  • Manage an overall Development communications calendar to ensure projects are kept on schedule and synched with other theater communications
  • Coordinate routing/approval process of selected printed materials with Marketing and Design to ensure Development needs and priorities are articulated
  • Serve as a Development point person for website CMS updates and e-blast communications
  • Work closely with the Marketing Communications Coordinator to preserve brand identity and Goodman voice
  • Other responsibilities, as directed

Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing, editing, copyediting and proofreading skills
  • 2-5 years experience in writing, communications, editing, publishing or related field
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. CMS or Tessitura experience a plus.
  • Theater background a plus

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 indicate in your cover letter how you heard about this open position by listing the specific website or posting location. No phone calls, please.

Please submit resume and cover letter to this link.


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.