The Old Globe is currently seeking the following position(s):
Assistant Lighting Director
The Old Globe Theatre seeks an Assistant Lighting Director for a full-time, benefited position. The Assistant Lighting Director will assist the Lighting Director in ensuring that all lighting and video needs are met for an exciting and demanding production schedule including Broadway-bound musicals, Shakespeare and new works with the highest of professional standards in mind.
The Assistant Lighting Director should have a good understanding of the design process as well as experience with lighting systems, effects, projections, and electrical theory and applications for theatre. Responsibilities include attending meetings/rehearsals, maintaining department inventory/venue documentation, assisting the Lighting Director in lighting/projection design review, and maintaining department needs and work areas. Proficiency with Vectorworks and Lightwright is required. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. The ideal candidate will have prior experience as an assistant lighting designer, assistant master electrician, master electrician, or lighting supervisor. Applicant should possess a meticulous and organized work ethic and professional demeanor.
Application requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Theatre or Lighting Design or equivalent combined school/work experience, valid driver’s license, and flexible schedule including nights and weekends. A minimum of four years professional lighting experience is required. Send cover letter, resume, drafting samples (in Vectorworks and PDF format), and other relevant samples of lighting paperwork to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Assistant Lighting Director” in the subject line of your email.
Assistant to the Artistic and Managing Directors
The Old Globe seeks a personable and detail-oriented individual to work as an executive assistant to the Artistic and Managing Directors. Duties include providing overall administrative support to both Artistic Director and the Managing Director including coordinating communication and activities with the Board of Directors and major donors, general office duties, writing correspondence, scheduling meetings and travel. 2-4 years administrative experience required, theatre and theatre production experience strongly preferred. Ideal candidates will appreciate and thrive in a fast-moving and dynamic environment. They will have strong written and verbal communication skills, very high-level organizational abilities, strong computer skills, and display excellent judgment, discretion, professionalism and flexibility. Full-time, benefited position. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Assistant” in the subject line of your email.
Associate Technical Director
The Old Globe Theatre seeks an interim Associate Technical Director. Principal duties include drafting and design-engineering scenery and mechanical systems, assisting the Technical Director in managing the activities of the scene shop and stage departments, coordination of Assistant TD and Buyer. Candidates should have multiple years of experience as a technical director or principal draftsperson in a professional theatre environment. Advanced level AutoCAD experience is required. Position is available June 2014 through November 2014, specific dates to be determined. Send cover letter, resume, drafting samples (in DWG and PDF format), and other relevant samples of work product to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Interim ATD” in the subject line of your email.
The Old Globe, San Diego’s largest regional theatre, seeks candidates for a summer season Draftsperson. Responsibilities include drafting (AutoCAD), engineering, and some project management. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of scenery construction and a high degree of skill in AutoCAD. The scene shop is a fully equipped 14,000 square foot facility. Please provide drafting samples with your submission. Send letter, resume, drafting samples HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Please indicate “Draftsperson” in the subject line of your email.
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 HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Electrician” in the subject line of your email.
The Old Globe seeks a friendly and trustworthy individual to hang and distribute posters/flyers around San Diego County. Responsibilities include identifying locations in which to increase The Old Globe's visibility, establishing strong relationships with shopkeepers and representing The Old Globe positively in the community. Must have reliable vehicle and camera phone (or other digital camera) to take pictures of posters hung. Love of theatre and willingness to talk about it is a big plus. $10.25 per hour plus ticket privileges. Hours are part-time and variable, up to 20 per week. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Flyer Distribution” in the subject line of your email.
The Old Globe in San Diego seeks a skilled Properties Artisan for a full-time, benefited position. The Old Globe is LORT B theatre with three stages, producing 15 productions annually including Broadway-bound musicals, Shakespeare plays and new works. Ideal candidate will be an experienced finish carpenter and artisan with welding, softgoods, and painting skills. Prior experience in a regional or professional prop shop is essential. Theatre is situated in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park where shorts never go out of season. Send letter, resume, and references to HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Please indicate "Attn: Props" in the subject line of your email.
Security Guard and Parking Lot Attendant
The Old Globe is currently seeking candidates for part-time Security Guard and Parking Lot Attendant positions for its Theatre complex in Balboa Park. Positions require excellent customer service skills and a driver's license with a clean driving record. Positions will need to greet, escort and assist patrons and employees, and provide assistance to the on-duty Security Officers. Security Guards positions will have other additional responsibilities. Compensation will be $9.50/hour plus ticket privileges. Must be available to work evenings and weekends and must have current Guard Card. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “Security/Parking” in the subject line of your email.
Stage and Properties Master, White Theatre
The Old Globe is accepting applications for Stage and Properties Master of the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. The position is responsible for backstage activities including all stage properties, stage effects and scenery moves. Position is responsible for maintaining and repairing scenery and properties during the run of each production. Additional duties in the properties and scenic departments will be assigned between productions. Applicants must have similar professional experience, 2 years in a LORT theatre environment. Experience with stage properties and run crew is required. Carpentry and props artisan skills are highly desirable. Successful applicants will be self-motivated and able to work independently to meet the Globe's high production standards. The position requires an attention to detail and organization as well as flexibility and patience. The Old Globe produces 5-6 productions each year in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. This is a full-time, benefited position that is also eligible for The Old Globe/IATSE local 122 pre-apprenticeship. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with “SPM” in the subject line of your email.
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 HR@TheOldGlobe.org.
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.