Details for auditions will be posted in trade publications. Do not call or email Goodspeed to schedule an appointment or submit.
Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations to generate revenue from the corporate and foundation sector. This full-time position reports to the Director of Development. The successful candidate will have a track-record of identifying, researching, and cultivating new corporate and foundation prospects, stewarding existing sponsors and corporate supporters, setting goals, meeting deadlines, and maintaining budgets. Bachelor’s degree and three-year’s experience required. Must be an outgoing and resilient team-player with a sense of humor. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Development.Job@goodspeed.org
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To apply for any of these internships, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to our Education Director, Joshua S. Ritter at email@example.com
The Producing Intern works under the supervision of the Associate Producer and Line Producer to observe first hand the process of bringing a Goodspeed production from inception to the stage. Duties include analyzing and reviewing script submissions; general correspondence; clerical work; and other tasks as assigned. Requirements: Excellent writing, communication, research skills and computer proficiency (Excel and Word.) Must have his/her own transportation
The Marketing/PR Intern works under the supervision of the Advertising Manager and Public Relations Manager. Duties include assisting with promotion of our single ticket and subscription campaigns; writing/editing copy; design and layout of flyers and posters; maintaining press and photo archives; poster and brochure distribution; updating the press and patron list database; assisting with creating audience surveys, and new e-marketing concepts. Requirements: Completion of at least freshman year of college, computer proficiency (Excel, Word, some graphic design experience helpful). Must have his/her own transportation and must be willing to work some evenings and weekends. NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2014.
The Education/Library Intern works under the supervision of the Director of Education/Librarian and Education Assistant. Duties include assisting with the annual Festival of New Artists; NYU Writers Residency; Music Direction Intensive; Audition Intensive; conducting research for a variety of educational projects; assisting with projects in the Scherer Library of Musical Theatre; marketing and planning for other Goodspeed Institute educational intensives; general correspondence clerical work, and other tasks as assigned. Requirements: Completion of at least freshman year of college and a demonstrated interest in Theatre Education. Candidates must have an attention to detail, excellent writing, communication, and research skills. Interns should also be proficient in using Excel and Word. Must have his/her own transportation.
The Development Intern works under the supervision of the Director of Development. Duties include researching corporate and foundation opportunities; preparing reports on identified funders and grants; data entry; filing; mail preparation; and assisting with the day-to-day operations of the department. Requirements: Excellent organizational skills; research skills; attention to detail; and ability to work independently.
There are no open production positions at this time.
PROPERTIES ARTISAN: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Properties Artisan to work in our Props Shop August-September 2014. We are looking for a team player with excellent communication skills and experience faux painting props, working with a wide variety of materials, a valid driver’s license and the ability to lift 40lbs. EOE. Fax or email letter, resume, and three references to: Erica Gilroy, c/o Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, fax to 860.873.2480, or e-mai to firstname.lastname@example.org
DRAPER/FIRST HAND: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Draper/First Hand. Preferred candidates are available July 1, 2014, and have strong stitching skills with knowledge of major alterations. Work with Broadway caliber designers and actors in a fun, rural atmosphere, two hours from NYC. EOE. Fax or send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to: Cindy Kubala, Costume Director; Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, or FAX 860.873.2480, or email email@example.com
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STAGE CARPENTER APPRENTICE: Goodspeed Musicals seek a stage carpenter apprentice. Duties include rigging, dressing and gripping scenic elements as well as assisting the other crews with their duties. Position is ideal for recent graduates or individuals seeking to develop a basic knowledge of stage carpentry. Hourly plus overtime. Preferred candidates would have experience working on full scale musicals and would be available beginning in September. EOE. Fax or send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to Matt Francis, Technical Director, Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, or fax to 860-873-2480, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
AUDIO APPRENTICE: Goodspeed Musicals seeks an Audio Apprentice for the fall production of The Circus In Winter. Duties include assisting Designer and Engineer in the setup and maintenance of audio equipment, including wireless microphones and pit audio/video. Preferred candidates would be available to start around September 29 and should have some experience working with wireless microphones and microphone rigging. Hourly plus overtime. EOE. Position Fax or send letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to: Jay Hilton, Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, or FAX to 860-873-2480, or e-mail to email@example.com
TECHNICAL APPRENTICESHIPS Goodspeed Musicals seeks the next generation of professional technicians. Apprenticeships are available in carpentry, properties, electrics, scenic art, and wardrobe. Preferred candidates are available beginning in March 2014, and have experience working on full scale musicals. Hourly wage plus overtime. EOE. Send cover letter, availability, resume and list of three references to Erica Gilroy, Assistant Production Manager; Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, fax to 860.873.2480, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Goodspeed Musicals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.