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George Street Playhouse, a non-profit professional theater in New Brunswick, NJ, seeks an energetic self-starter to join its Development team tasked with raising funds to support the $5 million organization’s highly acclaimed mainstage and educational programs. This is a great opportunity to be part of a renowned regional theater at a very exciting time in its history -- less than one year from moving to its future home in the New Brunswick Performing Art Center, currently under construction in the city’s downtown.
The Development Associate will be responsible for providing administrative, operational, and special event support. Qualified candidates will have administrative experience, excellent organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple projects at one time and to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Non-profit fundraising and CRM experience are strongly preferred. While a background in theatre is not required, those with an appreciation for, and understanding of, the role of theatre in society are encouraged to apply.
George Street Playhouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer --we respect and seek to empower each individual, and we support diverse cultures, perspectives, and experiences.
Please send resume with cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 14th.
Summer Theatre Academy College Internships 2019
George Street Playhouse is looking for dedicated Summer Theatre Academy Interns to work with professional Teaching Artists and the Education Department staff as part of our Summer Theatre Academy. Summer Academy Interns will primarily focus on assisting with student education, classroom management, and assisting lead teachers with classroom and material organization. Summer Academy Interns are often asked to lead students in fun and engaging theatre games and short lessons, assist in side coaching and one-on-one coaching, and to contribute their specific artistry to the growth and development of student productions. We work with students ages 5 – 18. Experience with children is a plus. Having a warm, positive, approachable energy is a must.
We are looking for Classroom Interns with one or more of the following skill sets / backgrounds:
- Piano, Guitar or other instrument (sight reading, ability to accompany and teach voice a plus)
- Voice / Musical Theatre (sight reading and ability to teach music a plus)
- Devised Theatre and / or Playwriting
- Storytelling / Acting / Performance
- Previous experience / Works well with children ages 5 – 8, 9 -12, or 13 -17
We are looking for Production Interns with one or more of the following skill sets / backgrounds:
- Prop Fabrication
- Costume Construction
- Sewing skills
- Scenic Painting
- Previous experience / Works well with children of all ages
Many of our classes are based on the students creating and developing original work inspired by source material. Our students work on all aspects of theatre – playwriting, performance, and design. Summer Academy Interns must have a love of children, theatre, and the process of learning and creative development.
This year, George Street Playhouse Summer Theatre Academy will take place at 103 College Farm Rd on Rutgers Cook Campus in New Brunswick, NJ. Interns are contracted Monday-Friday from July 8th – August 2nd, 2019, 8am-4:30pm. In addition, interns are expected to attend 2-3 days of Professional Development prior to the first week of STA and 1-2 days following for post Academy Clean-Up.
Interns are provided a stipend, and academic credit is up to the discretion of the intern's college or university. GSP will provide the sponsoring institution any necessary reports or evaluations.
Application deadline is Friday, March 15, 2019
Please send cover letter, theatre resume, and work experience resume to Angela Peletier, STA Internship Coordinator, at email@example.com
Patron Relations Associates
George Street Playhouse is looking for a select few individuals to serve as part-time (approx. 20-30 hours) Patron Relations Associates. Ideal candidates will be passionate about theatre and aspire to be an integral part of the team for our entire 2018-2019 season (August-May).
Associates will be responsible for the following:
- Sell and distribute both single tickets and subscriptions using ticketing software
- Handle customer service inquiries and resolve issues
- Provide insightful knowledge concerning our organization as well as our productions
- Answer phones and direct calls
- Assist with administrative assignments, primarily in regards to Marketing and Sales
- Serve as the face of George Street Playhouse during box office hours
Candidates should be charismatic, comfortable on the telephone, and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Multitasking and attention to detail are crucial. Basic computer skills are a must, training on ticketing software will be provided.
Looking to hire associates to cover regular business hours, evenings and weekends. Pay rate starts at $10 per hour. Candidates do not necessarily need to be available for all possible shifts.
To apply for this position, please e-mail cover letter, resume, and references to Molly Sullivan, Sales and Patron Services Manager, at gspjobs@georgestplayhouse.<wbr/>org. No phone calls please.