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Goodpeed Musicals does not accept unsolicited resumes. Resumes are only accepted for specific job openings. Goodspeed Musicals is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from people of color and women. 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.

AUDITIONS

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

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN MANAGER to work on fund raising efforts as. The Capital Campaign Manager reports to the Director of Development and the Executive Director and is responsible for day-to-day management of Goodspeed’s capital campaign including solicitations, records, external reporting, and research. He/she will provide support for the Director of Development and Executive Director and participate actively in strategic and tactical planning for the Capital Campaign. A qualified candidate will be able to manage key responsibilities and tasks of the position including: support the Board of Trustees, Executive Director, campaign leadership and Director of Development in qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift prospects and donors; maintain a portfolio of approximately 100 donors to solicit for specific campaign gifts; manage and continually refine campaign prospect pool; and conduct and analyze prospect research. 32 hours per week; one–year, renewable contract.

Successful candidate will be a flexible, high-energy, and creative problem-solver and have: 5-6 years of experience in development office, preferable in a campaign or major gifts environment; and/or success managing a portfolio as a major gifts officer. A bachelor’s degree is required. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to jobs@goodspeed.org   All applications are appreciated and reviewed, however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

PRODUCTION POSITIONS - FULL TIME

No open positions at this time - please check back frequently.

PRODUCTION POSITIONS - SEASONAL POSITIONS

PROPS RUN CREW HEAD: For our production of A Connecticut Christmas Carol at The Terris Theatre. Seeking candidates with excellent prop maintenance skills, ability to lift at least 40lbs up several flights of stairs, good endurance for extremely physical eight-shows-a-week props track, and a positive attitude. Candidates must be available November 18 through December 31, 2018 (excluding Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day). Ability to work December 24 and 26 is a must. Hourly wage plus overtime. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability, and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

COSTUME RENTAL ASSISTANT: Goodspeed Musicals is immediately seeking to hire a part time Costume Rental Assistant to work at our Cynthia Kellogg Barrington Costume Center.  Responsibilities include assisting our Costume Rental team with the administrative and physical responsibilities of renting and maintaining the costume collection. Seeking candidates who are fast paced, quick learners, and confident working in Microsoft Word and Excel, can lift at least 40 lbs, able to climb 2 flights of stairs and comfortable working at heights up to 12 feet. Hourly plus overtime and preferred candidates would have a good general knowledge of period clothing, costumes, and fashion.  To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org

WIGS STYLIST Goodspeed Musicals seeks an immediately available Wigs & Hair Stylist to finish out our 2018 at The Goodspeed season.  Duties include hair/wig changes during performances, assisting the wardrobe department with quick changes, and performing maintenance on all wigs & facial hair.  Preferred candidates would have a knowledge of period hair styling on both wigs & performers, and have experience working on full scale musicals. Professional theatrical experience in running quick changes and backstage tracking involving wigs, facial hair, and costumes is a must. Housing available for a weekly fee. Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

 
ELECTRICS APPRENTICE: For our fall 2018 production of The Drowsy Chaperone. Duties include assisting Production Electrician in the care and maintenance of lighting equipment, participating in hang and focus, and operating a followspot for Goodspeed Opera House performances. Hourly plus overtime, housing available for a weekly fee, and the possibility to be eligible to apply for the Andrew A. Isen $5,000 Prize at Goodspeed Musicals. Preferred candidates must be available to start by September 13, 2018, and would have prior experience operating a followspot. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org.

WARDROBE SUPERVISOR for our exciting 2018 season at The Terris Theatre. Responsibilities include load-in and strike, dressing and quick changes, and costume maintenance. Hourly plus time and a half over 40 hours, housing available for a weekly fee, and the possibility to be eligible to apply for the Andrew A. Isen $5,000 Prize at Goodspeed Musicals. Preferred candidates would have experience working on full scale musicals. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, availability and list of three references to jobs@goodspeed.org

PRODUCTION APPRENTICESHIPS

 No open positions at this time - please check back frequently.