Job Opportunities

Since its founding in 1982, the Huntington Theatre Company has developed into Boston’s leading theatre company. Bringing together superb local and national talent, the Huntington produces a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics made current. Led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates award-winning productions, runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play development, and serves the local theatre community through its operation of the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Huntington is in residence at Boston University.


To Apply for the open positions, except for the Part-Time Sales Associate and Calderwood Front of House Staff, please:

Interested candidates, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

    Peggy J. Novello, Director of Human Resources
    Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
    281 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115
    Fax: 617 353 8300

in either MS Word or PDF format with the job title in the message subject.

In addition, the Huntington Theatre Company provides Health, Dental, Life, and Disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer





Calderwood Front of House Staff

The Huntington Theatre Company seeks part-time Front of House staff for the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. Become a part of the most exciting space for the performing arts in Boston. The Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts is a theatre complex that hosts a wide range of Boston theatre companies including the Huntington Theatre Company, SpeakEasy Stage Company, and many others.

We are searching for dependable, outgoing individuals who enjoy the arts and interacting with the public to join our Front of House team. Responsibilities include ticket scanning, ushering, concessions sales, bartending (training provided), and supervising volunteers. Must have evening and weekend availability but some daytime availability is a plus. Candidates must possess excellent customer service and organization skills

Please send cover letter and resume or letter of experience to: Katrina Alix Calderwood Pavilion House Manager 527 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116

Institutional Giving Manager

The Institutional Giving Manager is responsible for building a dynamic and proactive institutional giving program for the Huntington Theatre Company.  This involves prospect research and cultivation, grant proposal and report writing, and other stewardship for corporate, foundation and government funders.  Is a key member of an 8-person development team who must be able to work independently and in collaboration with members of the senior management team.  Reports directly to and works closely with the Director of Development Operations to create institutional giving strategy and develop relationships with those who provide financial support for the Huntington.


  • Build a dynamic and proactive institutional giving program, developing personal relationships and a disciplined practice of regular visits and calls for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporations, foundations, and government agencies.
  • Manage a defined portfolio of existing funders and prospects to raise over $1 million annually from corporate, foundation, and government sources.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Development Operations, create annual institutional fundraising strategy and implementation plans.
  • Maintain the year-round schedule of proposal and reporting deadlines, ensuring that the Huntington maximizes institutional fundraising capacity to achieve fundraising goals.
  • Write all letters of intent, grant proposals, project budgets, and any other required grant documentation.
  • Research corporate, foundation, and government initiatives to identify a pipeline of prospective funding sources.
  • Ensure that all stewardship reporting requirements are met to ensure compliance with grant requirements and to sustain successful philanthropic partnerships.
  • Act as key point of contact for the majority of the Huntington’s corporate and foundation donors and prospects.
  • Build and maintain online library of Huntington Theatre Company data for use in grant proposals and other development communications.
  • Strategically deploy senior Huntington artistic and administrative leaders in support of fundraising goals.
  • Actively cultivate relationships with institutional donors, encouraging their attendance at Huntington Theatre Company productions, programs, and events.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Five or more years of experience in grant writing and grant management, including funder relationship management, preferably in an arts or cultural institution; strong understanding of the arts funding environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of corporate and foundation fundraising with demonstrated success in securing five- and six-figure grants.
  • Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills, and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple deadline-oriented assignments and projects at any given time.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a strong team member; demonstrated ability to work with program staff to put together successful grant proposals.
  • Good judgment and ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Experience using a donor database (Tessitura preferred), Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.
  • This position includes some nights and occasional weekend work related to fundraising events.

Interested candidates, please submit cover letter, resume, writing sample,  and salary requirements to:

    Peggy J. Novello, Director of Human Resources
    Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
    281 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115
    Fax: 617 353 8300

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