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Interested candidates, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to: jobs@huntingtontheatre.org in either MS Word or PDF format with the job title in the message subject.

The Huntington provides Health, Dental, Life, and Disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

The recipient of the 2013 Regional Theatre Tony Award, The Huntington has developed into Boston’s leading theatre company since its founding in 1982. The Huntington brings together superb local and national talent to produce a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics made current each season. Led by 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 Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts.

The Huntington cultivates, celebrates, and champions theatre as an art form. The Huntington strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for employment. African Americans, Asian Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or more races, Latin Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.


Theatrical Carpenter

 

Statement of Job:

The theatrical Carpenter works in a team environment with 10 other scenery members to create high quality scenery in a positive and supporting environment. Theatrical Carpenters need to be able to complete tasks independently and as a team member or team leader in some instances. The Huntington scene shop has a reputation for creating high quality scenery and seeks individuals who share this goal. Our keen ability to work with many different products has also allowed us to fabricate unique, high-end architectural items for architects around the country.

Responsibilities

  • Construct scenery in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with HTC quality standards.
  • Work load-ins and strikes, as assigned.
  • Lead crews of staff or casual carpenters, and/or unskilled labor, in fabricating, moving, or installing scenery.
  • Lead/assist in rigging and automation for builds, installs, maintenance, and strikes.
  • Adhere to and promote safe working practices.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and efficient workspace.
  • Communicate with supervisors regarding the progress of assigned projects.
  • Assist in maintenance and upkeep of shop tools and spaces.
  • Occasional maintenance of facility and facility equipment pertinent to scenery operations, including Production Center and theatre spaces.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to HTC policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in HTC events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Good knowledge of materials and the proper use of each for scenery construction, particularly wood, metal, and plastics.
  • Knowledgeable in the safe use of typical wood/metal machine and hand power tools.
  • Must possess a keen awareness of shop safety and procedures.
  • Must be able to read technical drawings and be able to layout/fabricate based on drawings.
  • Experience with theatrical/entertainment rigging techniques; including use, operation, and maintenance of a single purchase line set system; chain motors; and spot rigging.
  • Ability to lead a crew of up to 10 people with varying skill levels and experience.
  • Experience in welding light gauge steel.
  • Ability to lift 50-100 lbs.
  • Comfortable to work at heights of 60+ ft

 

Preferred Skills

  • Proficient at programming and running a RAYNOC automated rigging system.
  • Ability to drive a 26’ box truck.
  • Experience in welding Aluminum.
  • Experience with stage machinery, winches, and some theatrical automation.

 

Salary: $22.50/hr.

 

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Wig Run Overhire

 

Statement of Job:

Wig run crew responsibilities include show run duties, and maintains wardrobe/wig room for all performances of a show run while working under the supervision of the Wig Supervisor as assigned.

 

Dates of Employment:

  • Show position run dates: October 6, 2022- November 13, 2022
  • Other swing/cover opportunities available throughout season
  • Weekday, Weeknight, Weekend day, Weekend Nights, Holidays needed

Responsibilities

  • Assist performers to get into and out of wigs, mics
  • Choreographs and implements quick changes
  • Maintains the wigs on a daily basis, which washing, styling, and basic maintenance
  • Assist with strike/clean up at end of production run
  • Participates in all dress rehearsals, and attends one run through prior to tech
  • Follow all established safety and Covid specific policies
  • Related duties as assigned

 

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to HTC policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in HTC events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Preferred Skills

  • 1-3 years of previous experience (professional or academic)
  • Ability to follow precise directions
  • Ability to move quickly and act decisively, sometimes in semi-darkness
  • Ability to work positively and effectively in fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal skills
  • Must be able to lift and carry 20 lbs upstairs
  • Background in theatre is strongly preferred but not required.
  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by an FDA approved vaccine is a condition of employment

 

Salary: $22+ per hour, negotiable based on skill/experience

  • W4
  • 4 Hour minimum calls, OT over 40 hours

 

Interested Candidates please send Letter of Interest and resume either MS Word or PDF format to Jobs@Huntingtontheatre.org.


Costume Shop Stitcher Overhire

 

Statement of Job:

The Huntington Theatre Stitcher Overhire’s primary focus is the construction of new costumes and the alteration and refurbishment of existing costumes, under the direction of the Draper/Tailor and First Costumer .

 

Dates of Employment:

  • September 5, 2022- October 21, 2022 (7 Weeks)
  • Other opportunities available in late spring. Dates TBD

Responsibilities

  • Garment Construction, alteration, and finishing work using both hand and industrial machine stitching under supervision of Draper/First Costumer
  • Pressing and rolling Fabrics
  • Pressing, steaming, labeling of finished costumes
  • Assist with the day-to-day maintenance and cleanliness of costume work spaces and equipment
  • Assist with restock of costume spaces, including notions, garments, accessories.
  • Follow all established safety and Covid specific policies
  • Related duties as assigned

 

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to HTC policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in HTC events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Demonstrated experience in sewing techniques- both hand and machine
  • Ability to follow precise directions
  • Excellent knowledge of how to identify and work with all varieties of fabrics, fibers, thread, and notions
  • Knowledge of domestic and industrial sewing machines
  • General knowledge of costume history
  • Ability to work positively and effectively in fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to learn
  • Background in theatre is strongly preferred but not required.
  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by an FDA approved vaccine is a condition of employment

 

Salary: $22+ per hour, negotiable based on skill/experience

  • W4
  • 4 Hour minimum calls, OT over 40 hours

 

Interested Candidates please send Letter of Interest, Resume, and Digital Work Samples/Portfolio in either MS Word or PDF format to: Jobs@Huntingtontheatre.org.

 


Scene Shop Supervisor

 

Statement of Job:

The Scene Shop Supervisor oversees the Scene Shop and Scene Shop staff. The Scene Shop is a newly renovated shop space with high quality tools and machinery. The Scene Shop Supervisor will lead the full-time seasonal staff of lead carpenter, lead welder, and 6 scenic carpenters, as well as over-hire carpenters to create high quality scenery in a positive and supportive environment. The Scene Shop Supervisor’s primary responsibilities are to supervise the construction of scenery in a safe and efficient manner and to coordinate the flow of scenery through the Scene Shop and into the Paint Shop on the schedule as outlined by the project lead. The Scene Shop Supervisor will communicate any needs or concerns with the Technical Director team to maintain our schedule.

 

Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the TD Team oversees and directs the layout and execution of the construction of scenery; and constructs scenery as required by the needs of the project. Will occasionally be expected to work directly from design drawings.
  • Assists TD Team in scheduling and build planning. Updates team regarding project status, timeline, and issues. Coordinates purchasing with Scenery Administrator.
  • Supervises the staff, over-hire, and apprentice labor while controlling the flow of work on the shop floor, and enforcing standards and policies.
  • Monitors, instructs, and enforces safe and healthy working practices by scenery staff and any others present in workshops and on stage.
  • Checks and approves the quality of all work before it moves on to paint, storage, or stage.
  • Prepares all hardware and necessary tooling for all projects to facilitate a smooth load in.
  • Coordinates with Paints and Props staff to navigate the flow of scenery into and out of Scene Shop on the schedule outlined with the TD team. Organizes shop space and onsite storage areas.
  • Will participate in the on-site installation and strike of projects as needed, supervising crews as assigned.
  • Maintains and follows a regular schedule of inventory and tool maintenance as defined by the Technical Director, coordinating with other scene shop staff.
  • Maintains and documents safety checked items in the production facility.
  • Will be a member of the Huntington Safety Committee
  • Often tasked with light maintenance tasks in the Production Center.

 

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to HTC policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in HTC events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • B.A/B.F.A. in Technical Production or equivalent professional experience
  • 3-5 years professional scene shop experience.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Self-starter, punctual, and efficient.
  • Works well with others, even under stress.
  • Experience and knowledge of standard scenery building processes, materials, and techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge in the safe use and maintenance of hand, power, and stationary wood and metal working tools and equipment.
  • Proficient in welding steel; proficiency in aluminum welding preferred
  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with stage rigging, the use of a single purchase line set system, and chain hoists.

 

Preferred Skills

  • AutoCAD experience
  • CNC Programing and operations
  • Ability to drive a 26’ box truck.
  • Experience with and working knowledge of typical stage machinery and automation control devices and techniques.
  • Automated Rigging System (Raynok)

 

Salary: $30 -$34 per hour

 

Interested Candidates please send Letter of Interest and Resume in either MS Word or PDF format to: Jobs@Huntingtontheatre.org.


 

Digital Marketing Coordinator

 

Statement of Job:

The Digital Marketing Coordinator is responsible for the operation of the Huntington’s websites: huntingtontheatre.org and BostonTheatreScene.com, and ensures they are always fully functional and up to date. Generates the emarketing calendar and oversees the creation of all email communications, mainly focused on generating revenue for productions.

Job Duties

Website:

  • Develops and executes strategies to use the Huntington’s website as an effective marketing and sales tool.
  • Serves as project manager for the redesign of both the Huntington and BostonTheatreScene websites that is currently in progress.
  • Maintains and enhances websites for both Huntington and Boston Theatre Scene.
  • Manages all facets of the website using the EpiServer Content Management System.
  • Serves as a primary contact with the Huntington’s external web developer, Adage Technologies.
  • Ensures that the websites, including ecommerce sections, are always fully functional and up to date with all pertinent information and content.
  • Notifies relevant Huntington staff and outside vendors of issues as they occur and sees them through to resolution.
  • Provides training and support to Huntington staff and Calderwood Pavilion rental clients on the websites’ Content Management Systems.
  • Ensures branding consistency across all outside presenters who utilize the BostonTheatreScene.com website to promote their productions and production-related content.
  • Works collaboratively with the Finance, Human Resources, and Production Departments to maintain intranet sites.

 

Email Communications:

  • Generates the emarketing calendar and oversees the creation of all email communications, mainly focused on generating revenue for productions, but also in support of other departments.
  • Builds email communication templates for various targeted audience segments for eblasts sent on a weekly basis.
  • Researches and recommends new tools, strategies, segmentation, best practices, etc. to make sure all emarketing efforts are as successful and up to date as possible.
  • Collaborates with other members of the Huntington’s Marketing team to make sure all show-specific and institutional content is released strategically for maximum synergy across digital channels.

 

Data Analysis:

  • Provide statistical reports on email responses and website traffic on a regular basis.
  • Tracks data and reports on trends relating to the Huntington’s digital marketing efforts.

 

Other:

  • Member of the Huntington’s 35 Below Committee. Assists in the execution of strategic initiatives to support the 35 Below Wrap Parties and other events and the overall 35 Below ticket program
  • Participate fully in all marketing events such as open houses, receptions, and other special events.
  • Assists the Director of Marketing and Associate Director of Marketing and marketing department at large with various projects on an as needed basis

 

In addition to the duties listed above, The Huntington expects the following of each employee: adheres to Huntington policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Huntington events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

  • B.A./B.S. or equivalent plus two or more years of marketing and/or administrative experience, preferably with a non-profit or arts organization.
  • Excellent attention to detail, as well as the ability to synthesize information quickly, and experience with computer databases and word processing.
  • Knowledge of EpiServer or other website content management system and WordFly or other email deployment platform.
  • Must possess a willingness to learn new skill sets as necessary.
  • An outgoing, confident personal style with a highly developed sense of humor and excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills is needed.
  • Prior marketing experience working with performing arts groups is preferable; a theatre background is a plus.

 

Salary: $50,000

 

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Crowd Attendant

 

Statement of Job

Responsible for ensuring that the audience and staff enjoy a safe and respectful environment by delivering the best possible level of customer service at all times.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure security and safety of colleagues and patrons
  • Ensure security and safety of the venue
  • Facilitate the movement of patrons through the venue
  • Monitor, patrol and respond to emergency situations inside/outside venues
  • Interface with House Management & First Responders in the event of an emergency
  • Interact with patrons attending events, provide information and directions in a positive and friendly manner
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve safety concerns
  • Effectively generate safety awareness and enforce safety best practices; including Covid-19 policy
  • Ensure the entrance to the venue maintains clear of any rubbish and debris 
  • Coordinate with Assistant House Manager & House Manager to provide an ideal patron experience

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to the Huntington’s policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in the Huntington’s events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Hourly Wage: $16.50

 

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Front of House

 

Statement of Job:

Responsible for ensuring that the audience is constantly placed at the heart of the theatre by delivering the best possible level of customer service at all times.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Welcomes and greets patrons
  • May operate the concession bar
  • May operate the coat check
  • Scan/check tickets
  • May need to move furniture to prepare or change lobby space
  • May hand out programs, help seat patrons both before the show starts and once the show has started
  • May answer basic questions patrons have about the theatre and future productions

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to the Huntington’s policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in the Huntington’s events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Hourly Wage: $15 per hour

 

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Ticketing Services Associate

 

Statement of Job

The Ticketing Services Associate assists Ticketing Services Management with all operations and works primarily in the Ticketing Call Center.

 

Job Duties

  • Facilitates telephone and window sales for Huntington Theatre Company and Boston Theatre Scene, processes season and single ticket orders, exchanges, and FlexPass redemptions.
  • Provides information, customer service, and problem resolution for theatre patrons.
  • Assists the Senior Ticketing Services Associate and Coordinators in all aspects of consignment sales, inventory management, internal ticketing requests, and reservations.
  • Assists with training and supervision of front line Customer Service Representatives in their daily duties.
  • Manager on duty for curtain shifts as needed during productions.
  • Opens and prepares Ticketing Office for daily sales, maintains signage and materials, prepares bank deposits.
  • Assists with season ticket processing during peak season ticket periods.
  • Special assignments regarding outside theatre bookings when needed.
  • Maintains accurate Ticketing Office records and processes information in a timely manner.
  • Deals efficiently, accurately, and courteously with any season and single ticket patron needs.

 

In addition to the duties listed above, The Huntington expects the following of each employee: adheres to Huntington policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Huntington events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • At least one (1) year professional Ticketing Office experience or equivalent work experience
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Typing requirements, as well as data entry knowledge.
  • Knowledge of computer operations including computerized ticketing system, spreadsheet programs, and word processing are a plus.
  • Must be able to deal with high-energy situations while continuing to provide superior customer service.
  • Effective written and verbal communication is essential.
  • The physical requirement of the office requires that candidates be able to remain organized and composed during frequent telephone interruptions.
  • This job requires working in an office. The Huntington has multiple workspaces and venues and this position sometimes requires travelling between these locations during the workday.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

 

Salary: $16 hourly

 

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Education Associate (part-time, 20 hrs/wk)

 

Statement of Job

The Education Associate plays a role in access programming, curriculum development, teaching, administration, and assessment across all programming managed by The Huntington’s Education Department. A successful Associate is eager to learn about non-profit arts management, educational programming, and should be able to work independently in addition to collaborating with the Education team, as well as with other Huntington colleagues. The Education Associate will provide a range of program support and teaching artist work on programs that may include but are not limited to:

  • Access Programming (Audio Description, American Sign Language Interpretation, and Open Captioning)
  • Student Matinee Series and curriculum guides
  • Poetry Out Loud Massachusetts
  • Next Narrative Monologue Competition
  • EPIC: Empowered Performers in Conversation
  • Codman Academy Charter Public School Partnership
  • And more

 

Job Duties

For Access Programming:

  • Coordinating Access programming.
  • Supporting ASL, AD, and OC team needs.
  • Email, website, visibility updates.
  • Other administrative and program support as assigned.

For all student/school programming:

  • Attend and work performances as assigned.
  • Teaching pre-show workshops and residencies as assigned.
  • Supporting administration of teacher and student evaluations, feedback, matinee attendance data, etc.
  • Curriculum development and writing as assigned
  • Regional venue partner administration including confirming dates, confirming venue accessibility, technology, and parking for all sites.
  • Event prep and materials support as assigned.

Other administrative tasks:

  • Education office admin support (materials, office organization, education space facility support, online database organization, etc.)
  • Administrative support to Director of Education & Associate Director of Education & Practical Learning as assigned (calendar management, travel/lodging support, etc.)
  • Assessment, recruitment, participation, and other data collection and organization as assigned to support reporting, fundraising, and strategic planning needs.
  • Attend all team meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

In addition to the duties listed above, The Huntington expects the following of each employee: adheres to Huntington policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Huntington events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Ideal Qualifications:

  • A lifelong learner’s spirit interested in arts administration and how it supports arts education programming.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or 1-2 years demonstrated job success
  • 1-2 years of experience teaching K-12 students
    • Grades 8-12 in urban school settings preferred
    • Theatre education experience preferred
    • Student teaching hours can be included
  • Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills
  • 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 dedicated team member
  • Good judgment and ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 (Teams, SharePoint, etc.), Google Drive, etc.
  • Experience with ticketing/database systems (such as Tessitura) is a plus
  • Driver’s license and access to a vehicle ideal, but not required

 

Salary: $18 hourly

Interested Candidates please send:

  • Letter about who you are, why you are the best fit for this job
  • Resume(s)
  • Two writing samples:
    • Classroom lesson plan
    • Academic/Research paper excerpt
  • References

 

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Associate Artistic Director

 

Statement of Job:

Reporting directly to the Artistic Director, the Associate Artistic Director supervises productions starting with the casting process through their respective openings. They serve as the Line Producer for selected shows and as the artistic representative for community partnerships. They directly supervise the Associate Producer and Casting and Producing Associate.

Job Duties

  • Demonstrates proficiency in bringing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDIA) principles to all interactions with artists and stakeholders served by the theatre.
  • Works with the Artistic Director in the planning of the season including: play selection, putting together the individual production teams (director, designers, etc.), scouting productions and plays for the Huntington producing and/or presenting options, and serves as an external contact with regards to future productions and/or co-productions (with outside producers, not-for-profit theatres, agents, etc.).
  • Serves as Line Producer for selected shows in the season.
  • Maintains a presence throughout the tech process for all assigned shows.
  • With the Artistic department, generates, maintains, and evaluates The Huntington’s relationships will all artists, ensuring that The Huntington continues to work with individuals who align with our Code of Respect.
  • Serves as the Artistic representative for all community outreach partnerships, generating and maintaining local relationships, exploring additional opportunities for work both in and with the Huntington community, and supervising this work.
  • Guides and supports individual directors throughout the casting process.
  • Serves as the primary contact for out-of-town Casting Directors.
  • Works along with the Artistic staff in identifying projects for further development and/or possible production.
  • Collaborates with Production, General Management, and Company Management on all issues related to the successful mounting of all shows.
  • Collaborates with Artistic and Marketing with regard to published show specific materials.
  • Attends Production and Department Head meetings (either in person or via Zoom).
  • Works with Stage Management from pre-production through each show’s opening.
  • Supervises Associate Producer and Casting and Producing Associate.

 

If the Associate Artistif Director is selected and chooses to direct a Huntington staged reading, workshop, etc. such work shall be included as part of regular job duties and will not include additional compensation.

 

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to HTC policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in HTC events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

  • 10 years of experience in working in the theatre in all aspects, from acting to stage management to producing to casting to education to community outreach. Or comparable experience.
  • Adept at handling confidential information with excellent judgment and discretion.
  • Superior writing, interpersonal, and oral communications skills.
  • Must be comfortable serving as a representative for the company.
  • Able to handle many time-sensitive projects at once.
  • Demonstrate effective organizational skills and possess advanced computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel) and Zoom.
  • Flexible, creative, self-motivated, and willing to work extended hours on occasion, sometimes without much notice, in order to help the Artistic department meet deadlines and manage workload.
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Salary: $105k – $120k per year

 

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Literary Associate

 

Statement of Job:

The Huntington seeks a dynamic, insightful arts administrator for a new position that bridges literary and arts engagement disciplines. Reporting to the Director of New Work, Literary Associate will be a hub for script reading and text analysis, and will also work deeply in public events and engagement.

Job Duties

  • Demonstrates proficiency in bringing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDIA) principles to all interactions with artists and stakeholders served by the theatre.
  • Coordinate the solicitation, tracking, and reading of plays under consideration by the theatre both for the general season and for application cycles of the Huntington Playwriting Fellows (HPF) program
  • Read and review material under consideration by the theatre; scout as needed
  • Participate in administration of the HPF program, including scheduling and participation in dramaturgical meetings with the cohort
  • Lead post-show conversations, both with and without guest speakers, connected to Huntington productions, research and source potential guest speakers in collaboration with other staff
  • Apply EDIA principles in interactions with all stakeholders, including in working with audiences and in reviewing material under consideration by to the theatre
  • Create dramaturgical resource materials for Huntington productions both for internal use as well as in programs, lobby displays, e-blasts, and other formats; work both in collaboration with the Director of New Work and in support of guest dramaturgs working at the theatre
  • Write select program notes, newsletter articles, and other institutional writing throughout the season
  • Other tasks as assigned, including producing on special projects, readings, workshops, etc

 

 

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to HTC policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in HTC events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

  • 1-2 years of arts career experience; this may be in a literary office at a non-profit theatre or may span other humanities or arts non-profit organizations
  • Excellent writing skills, including a strong grasp of grammar and an ability to shift voice to suit multiple formats and styles of writing
  • Strong research skills, including library archival research
  • Generous, kind, expansive ability to read work at variety of stages of development, with an ability to articulate the strengths and value of work that is not yet finished
  • Ability to multitask and juggle multiple projects with overlapping deadlines at different stages of completion
  • Collaborative spirit with flexibility and a knack for fluid, evolving projects
  • Sense of humor, generosity, and optimism appreciated

 

Salary: $21 – $22/hourly

 

Interested candidates, please send letter of interest, resume, writing sample & salary expectations.

 

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