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The Old Globe is currently seeking the following position(s):

Annual Fund Manager

The Old Globe in Balboa Park seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Annual Fund Manager. The Annual Fund Manager will develop, manage and execute all direct response fundraising efforts connected to individual annual giving of less than $2,500. Efforts will include developing plans; managing lists, mailings, messages and follow-up; and overseeing telefunding efforts and staff. Annual Fund Manager also works with the Director of Development to manage the departmental budget and monthly year–end projections and monitors departmental expenses and income. Annual Fund Manager also serves as liaison with IT Department for Tessitura system and prospect management, and oversees all fundraising content on The Old Globe website, in addition to other related duties. The successful candidate must exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills, and show excellent judgment in strategizing for annual giving. 2-4 years related experience required. Full-time, benefited position. To apply, please send cover letter and resume via email to or fax to (619) 235-2185.


The Old Globe seeks experienced electricians for over-hire work throughout the year. Non-union over-hire electricians work on an as-needed basis for load-ins, techs, and strikes. The Old Globe is a LORT B theatre with three stages, producing 15 productions annually including musicals and a Shakespeare Festival. Prior experience as a stage electrician with an understanding of modern lighting fixture installation, use, and troubleshooting needs are essential. Applicants should possess interpersonal skills and enjoy working in small groups under the supervision of IATSE Master Electricians. Flexible hours to accommodate work during the day, weekends, evenings, and overtime is preferred. A minimum of two years experience as a lighting technician is strongly preferred. Please send a letter and resume to Human Resources via email to with “Electrician” in the subject line of your email.

Facilities Director

The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park seeks an experienced and hands-on Facilities Director to be responsible for all maintenance activities of The Old Globe's facilities; a 250,000 sq. ft. live performance theatre complex with 3 stages, event room, administration building, rehearsal building, 22 unit apartment complex, 3 fabrication shops (Costumes, Props, Scenery), storage warehouse and pub. Position manages a staff of 12 employees including maintenance and custodial staff, and acts as maintenance supervisor.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 5-7 years Maintenance experience, including at least 2-3 years supervisory experience. CFM (Certified Facilities Manager) and/or BOC (Building Operator Certification) strongly preferred; EPA 608 certification preferred. Significant experience in DDC and pneumatic control systems preferred. Experience in staff management, budgeting, maintenance, facilities operations, purchasing and project management required. Candidate must be detail-oriented, strong communicator and planner, able to work evenings and weekends when required, and have ability to lift 50 pounds as needed. Must have ability to read and write English, Spanish speaking is a plus. Experience in performing arts or event venue a plus. Must have a valid driver license with a clean driving record and be able to complete and clear a background screening.

Full-time, benefited position. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Please indicate "Attn: FAC" in the subject line of your e-mail.

House Manager (Summer White Theatre)

The Old Globe seeks a House Manager for San Diego's premier regional theatre for temporary position from the end of July through early September. Hours are part-time, Tues-Fri evenings, and Sat and Sun afternoons and evenings; 8 shows and 32 +/- hours per week during production. Previous House Management/Front of House experience preferred but not required. Previous customer service experience dealing with the public required. Must have excellent people skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to think and act under pressure. $11.00 per hour. Send resume and cover letter to:

Lead Ticket Services Representative

The Old Globe seeks a detail-oriented individual for the position of Lead Ticket Services Representative. Duties include processing ticket orders, running reports, overseeing special projects, handling customer relations and other administrative duties. Successful candidates will possess excellent customer service and computer skills including skills in Microsoft excel; strong organizational and administrative skills; and efficient follow-through on projects. Ticket office experience preferred. Full-time benefited position. Evening and weekend availability required. Send cover letter and resume Please indicate Attn: Lead Ticket Rep in the subject line of your e-mail.

Master Electrician

The Old Globe, a LORT theatre with three stages producing a 13-play season plus special events, seeks a knowledgeable and experienced Master Electrician for its main stage, Old Globe Theatre. The ME reports to the Lighting Director and is responsible for overseeing and executing the build/set up, test, operation and strike of lighting and projection equipment for six main stage productions as well as special events. The ME is expected to manage equipment and supply needs for the main stage as well as assist the lighting department in maintaining accurate theatre and show documentation. Additionally, the ME should demonstrate an interest in developing and training electricians of various skill sets.

Ideal applicants will have 3-5 years' experience as a Master Electrician in a mid- to large- sized theatre with large-scale lighting systems, operations and maintenance, and staff supervision. The ME should possess expertise in maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting lighting equipment as well as other technical assets. Successful applicants will be self-motivated, resourceful, adept at problem solving, and be able to work independently as well as manage a crew to meet the Globe's high production and safety standards. The ME is expected to be a strong collaborator and communicate effectively with production, creative, and administrative staff in delivering technical support for productions. This position necessitates excellent planning and organization skills with great attention to detail; flexibility and patience; strong leadership skills, and working efficiently and effectively under pressure. A good understanding of and demonstrable skills with NFPA 70: NEC Article 520 is expected. Skills include advanced knowledge of theatrical lighting systems including DMX and networking control systems; computer knowledge and proficiency with Lightwright; ability to read and interpret site diagrams, lighting and scenery plots; experience with ETC EOS programming software; working at heights up to 50.' A basic understanding of VectorWorks or AutoCAD is also a plus.

The Master Electrician must be present at all times that the theatre's lighting system is in use. Flexible schedule including nights and weekends is required. This is a house-staff, IATSE Local 122 Union position. If the selected candidate is not a member of the Union, he/she will be required to join. Applicants with ETCP Entertainment Electrician certification are encouraged to apply. Send cover letter, resume, and additional relevant paperwork to

Subscription Sales Representatives

The Old Globe Theatre is accepting applications from experienced Sales Callers with positive attitudes for current openings for outbound subscription sales calls. Love of the arts a plus. Hourly base plus commission, nightly cash bonuses, and comp tickets. Sunday through Thursday evenings, 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; minimum of five shifts and 17.5 hours per week required. On-site in beautiful Balboa Park. Send cover letter and resume to Background check required.

Non-discrimination Statement

The Old Globe will not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, gender identity, genetic information, sex or sexual orientation, or any other protected category in its hiring and employment practices, or in any other aspect of the employment relationship.