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Inclusion, Diversity Equity & Accessibility Commitment

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the community we serve. Goodspeed Musicals is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive, and accessible workplace environment, and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, non-gender binary/trans individuals, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), and people with disabilities are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.

Goodspeed Musicals does not discriminate in matters of employment, recruitment, admission or administration of any of its programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information. Equal opportunity emoloyer.

The Andrew A. Isen Prize

Goodspeed employees are also eligible for The Andrew A. Isen Prize at Goodspeed Musicals. The prize, to be given annually, will recognize a young person between the ages of 20-29 who has demonstrated excellence in their work during the previous Goodspeed Musicals season.

Goodpeed Musicals does not accept unsolicited resumes. Resumes are only accepted for specific job openings.

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Director of Development
Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Director of Development to lead the planning and execution of all fundraising efforts to achieve sustainable growth from government, foundations, major gifts, individuals, corporate, and events. The Director will be a critical member of the Leadership Team working alongside the Artistic and Managing Directors. The ideal candidate will have experience raising contributed income levels and enjoy motivating key members of the organization to fundraise. This position will appeal to those inspired by the tremendous potential for growth and desire to motivate a team of Board and staff to achieve success at a vigorous pace.

The Details:
Full Time, Exempt
Salary Range: $115,000 - $130,000
 
How to Apply: The search for the Development Director is being conducted on behalf of Goodspeed Musicals by Tom O'Connor Consulting Group. Visit this link for the complete job profile and application.

GROUP SALES MANAGER

Goodspeed Musicals seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as Group Sales Manager. This position requires superior customer service skills, background in outbound sales (via phone, trade shows) and the ability to work independently. This position also acts as a support to the Box Office.

Required Skills: Customer Service, Experience with a computerized ticketing system, Microsoft Office Suite

The Details:
Full-Time with benefits, 40 hours per week, some evenings and weekends required
Salary: $17.75/hour (plus commission)

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How to Apply: Please send cover letter, résumé, and professional references to jobs@goodspeed.org with the subject line “Group Sales Manager”

BOX OFFICE SUPERVISOR

Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Box Office Supervisor to assist in a busy box office. The ideal candidate will be a superb multi-tasker with an eye for detail and excellent customer service skills. Duties will include processing ticket orders and providing customer service via phone and in person as well as acting as the Box Office performance supervisor in the absence of the rest of the Box Office Management. Additional duties may include supervising part time staff, preparing financial paperwork, maintaining Goodspeed’s policies and procedures, and offering support to our subscription campaign. Must be available to work nights and weekends.

Required Qualifications & Skills: working well under pressure, problem solving, Microsoft Office Suite, experience with a computerized ticketing system.

The Details:
Part Time
Salary: $16-$17 per hour

How to Apply: Please send cover letter, résumé, and professional references to jobs@goodspeed.org with the subject “Box Office Supervisor.”

MAINTENANCE STAFF

Goodspeed Musicals seeks Maintenance Staff to work in Building Services department to care for and maintain the grounds, facilities, and structures across Goodspeed’s extensive campus. The successful candidate will be able to perform a variety of home and building maintenance skills, including painting, furniture repair, plumbing, electrical, and basic HVAC tasks, as well as groundskeeping, power washing, and basic home renovation projects. Must be able to lift and move items up to 50 lbs, climb ladders, safely operate common hand tools and power tools, and demonstrate clean driving record and valid license. Knowledge of basic hardware repair (including door locks) is preferred. This is a full-time, year-round position based in East Haddam, CT, currently scheduled to begin in April 2022.

The Details:
Full Time, non-exempt
Salary Range: $650-750/week

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How to Apply: Please send cover letter, résumé, and professional references to jobs@goodspeed.org with the subject “Maintenance Staff.”

PRODUCTION POSITIONS

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Goodspeed Musicals is looking for an experienced Technical Director to join our Production Team. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage projects and deadlines effectively; up-to-date knowledge of welding, rigging, carpentry, motion control and stage craft techniques; excellent drafting skills with a strong working knowledge of AutoCad; administrative and organizational skills; and be familiar with the intricacies of building scenery for a raked stage.

The Details:
Full Time, Exempt
Salary Range: $62,500-$68,000 (based on experience)

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How to Apply:
 Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org with the subject "Technical Director."

PROPS RUN CREW HEAD

The Props Run Crew Head is responsible for the safe, accurate and timely movement, maintenance, storage, management and organization of all prop elements during tech rehearsals and performances on assigned productions. The Props Run Crew Head also supervises and trains props run crew members and apprentices in the safe storage, movement, and maintenance of all production props. In addition, they lend support to the prop shop in the creation, load-in, and strike of all properties elements.

The Details:
Seasonal Full-Time Non-Exempt or Temporary Full-Time Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $15-$18/hour (based on experience), plus overtime

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How to Apply:
 Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org with the subject "Props Run Crew Head."

ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Goodspeed Musicals seeks an Assistant Technical Director for our 2022 season. Duties include assisting in the technical drafting of scenic elements, as well as purchasing and tracking of materials.

The Details:
Availability: January 31, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Salary: $900/week (based on experience)

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How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

HAIR AND WIG STYLIST

Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Hair Wig Stylist for our 2022 season. Duties include assisting the Hair Designer and Wig Supervisor with all tasks associated with running the hair department.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to; the styling and maintenance of all wigs and facial hair, repairing and ventilating pieces as needed, creating and updating production paperwork, act as a swing to cover the Wig Supervisor in the event of a planned or emergency absence.

The Details:
Availability: May 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Salary: $15/hour, plus overtime

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How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org with the subjec line "Hair and Wig Stylist". 

SCENIC CARPENTER

Goodspeed Musicals seeks Scenic Carpenters for our 2022 season. Duties include assisting in the construction and implementation of scenic elements for each mainstage production, plus various outside projects. 

The Details:
Availability: February 21, 2022 - November 18, 2022
Salary: $14-$17/hour (based on experience)

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How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org

DRAPERS

Goodspeed Musicals seeks Drapers for our 2022 season. Duties include the safe, accurate and timely construction and alterations of all costume elements, as well as supervision of the First Hands and Costume Shop Apprentices. 

The Details:
Availability: March 14, 2022 - November 18, 2022 OR May 16, 2022 - September 23, 2022
Salary: $17-$20/hour (based on experience)

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How to Apply:
 Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.


PRODUCTION APPRENTICE POSITIONS

AUDIO APPRENTICE

Goodspeed Musicals seeks an Audio Apprentice for our 2022 season. Duties include assisting Designer and Engineer in the setup and maintenance of audio equipment, including wireless microphones and pit audio/video. Preferred candidates should have some experience working with wireless microphones and microphone rigging. 

The Details:
Availability: May 1 - December 31, 2022
Salary: $13/hour (moving to $14/hour on July 1), plus overtime

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How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

SCENIC ARTIST APPRENTICE

Goodspeed Musicals seeks Scenic Apprentice for our 2022 season. Under the supervision of the Charge Scenic Artist, the apprentice will work alongside both staff and job-in painters in the execution of design renderings and in the maintenance of our paint shop. Responsibilities include the texturing and painting of hard scenery and props, as well as a significant number of soft goods. Basic painting skills are essential, and experience with color mixing, layout, and drop painting are desirable. Preferred applicants will be available from March through November 2022. Housing available if needed.  

The Details:
Availability: March - November, 2022
Salary: $13/hour (moving to $14/hour on July 1), plus overtime

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

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How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

STAGE CARPENTRY APPRENTICES

Goodspeed Musicals seeks Stage Carpentry Apprentices for our 2022 season. Duties include operation of assigned scenic elements and assisting in the maintenance of the scenery during a busy, 8-show week. 

The Details:
Availability: April 4, 2022 - December 31, 2022 OR June 1, 2022 - November 11, 2022
Salary: $13/hour (moving to $14/hour on July 1), plus overtime

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How to Apply:
 Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org with the subject "Apprentice"

PROPERTIES RUN CREW APPRENTICE

Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Properties Run Crew Apprentice for our 2022 season. Duties include prop maintenance and running an 8-show week props track. 

The Details:
Availability: May 2, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Salary: $13/hour (moving to $14/hour on July 1), plus overtime

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How to Apply:
 Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

WARDROBE APPRENTICES

Goodspeed Musicals seeks Wardrobe Apprentices for our 2022 season. Duties include the care, tracking, and maintenance of costume elements, as well as running an 8-show week wardrobe track.

The Details:
Availability: May 5, 2022 - December 31, 2022 OR July 5, 2022 - November 6, 2022
Salary: $13/hour (moving to $14/hour on July 1), plus overtime

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How to Apply:
 Please send a cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.


AUDITIONS

NYC Equity Auditions will be announced in trade publications such as Variety and Backstage.