Employment opportunities at Baltimore Center Stage range from year-round positions that are fulltime, to seasonal positions that are full or part-time, to temporary "job-in" labor. Current openings are listed below. Please observe posted application guidelines.
Baltimore Center Stage is committed to building a diverse community of staff and interns. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Assistant Technical Director
Baltimore Center Stage (LORT B) is accepting applicants for the position of Assistant Technical Director. The Assistant Technical Director is a vital part of the scenic operation of Baltimore Center Stage and works as part of a three-person team with the Technical Director and Scene Shop Supervisor to uphold the high standards of efficiency, safety, and final products.
The duties will include the drafting, budgeting, and managing crews with the Technical Director for all productions produced in the Baltimore Center Stage season; tracking department expenses; helping coordinate internal events and rentals; and assisting with the maintenance of shop and theater facilities. The Assistant Technical Director will be expected to perform all tasks with an awareness of safety regulations and possible hazardous conditions and be a member of the BCS Health and Safety Committee.
The ideal candidate possesses excellent computer drafting skills, experience with automated scenery or a mechanical aptitude, and an MFA in technical theater or equivalent experience.
Position is fulltime with benefits with an anticipated and flexible start date in June/July 2019. Posting will be open until filled.
To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org Please put "Assistant Technical Director" in the subject line.
SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR
Baltimore Center Stage is seeking a part-time Special Events Coordinator. The position works within the Development Department and is responsible for the management of special cultivation and fundraising events from planning to execution. Overall focus is on the quality of the experience for Center Stage guests and reaching budget goals for fundraising events.
Specific duties include:
- Primary point person to plan and coordinate all logistics (event structure and logistics, space needs, invitations, sales, décor, rentals, catering, etc.) of annual Center Stage Gala
- Act as staff liaison to the BCS Gala Committee
- Assist in developing, coordinating, and managing all aspects of Development events including pre-show Opening Night dinners and receptions, corporate sponsor events, invited technical rehearsals, etc.
- Participate in Development Department meetings and weekly event meetings led by the Audience Services and Event Manager
- Act in accordance with creating a safe, welcoming, professional environment and ensure Center Stage’s high service standards are consistently met
Undergraduate degree required; excellent interpersonal communication skills, including active listening; strong organizational skills with excellent attention to details, accuracy, and dependability; proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook, and other Microsoft software is essential; ability to navigate and collaborate with a diverse workforce across all levels of the organization; commitment to Baltimore Center Stage’s core mission and an enthusiasm for the performing arts; any related work experience in events and/or development a plus.
Position is seasonal part-time, approximately 25 to 30 hours per week.
Weeknight and occasional weekend event work is required.
Contract dates: September 9, 2019 to June 12, 2020
Reports to: Director of Advancement
To apply: Send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Please put “Events” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
CORPORATE RELATIONS COORDINATOR
Baltimore Center Stage is seeking a part-time Corporate Relations Coordinator. The Corporate Relations Coordinator serves to build and maintain corporate partnerships, donations, and benefits.
Specific duties include:
- Develop strategies, research prospects, and steward current corporate relationships to meet budget goals annually for Corporate Annual Fund and Gala
- Create an acquisition strategy for increasing support and bringing new corporate donors, working closely with the Executive Director, Director of Advancement, and Corporate Partnerships Committee
- Prepare proposals for Gala, Annual Fund and special projects funding for corporate partners
- Coordinate Gala communications with corporate sponsors
- Coordinate and oversee corporate benefit fulfillment, including but not exclusive to complimentary tickets, event space usage, acknowledgement on marketing materials/communications
- Write acknowledgement letters for corporate gifts
- Make recommendations on refreshing corporate benefit packages
- Coordinate the scheduling, communication, and materials for Corporate Board Committee meetings and events
- Cultivate and steward relationships with corporate board members, as well as managers of corporate foundations and decision-makers for funding
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- Flexibility in scheduled hours
- Fluency with Microsoft Office Suite
- Strong written and verbal communication
- Prior fundraising experience and knowledge of the Baltimore corporate community a plus
Position is part-time, approximately 20 hours per week.
To apply: Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put "Corporate Relations" in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Part-time Patron Service Associates
Baltimore Center Stage seeks Patron Service Associates, detail-oriented individuals, committed to exceptional customer service to join our fast-paced Box Office. Primary duties include ticket and subscription sales, by phone and in person; order processing; and serving as an information resource for our patrons.
Successful candidates will be energetic, computer proficient, have strong communication skills, and comfortable with multi-phone line management. Ideal candidates will also have interest or experience in theater or the arts, or box office experience. Evening and weekend hours will be required. Baltimore Center Stage is committed to building a diverse community of staff and interns. This position is a part-time 20-25 hour a week position requiring evening and weekend shifts. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
To apply, send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please put “Patron Service Associate” in the subject line.
Baltimore Center Stage is in search of a part-time Teaching Artist. A Baltimore Center Stage Teaching Artist is a professional theater artist with significant experience as an instructor, who will join Baltimore Center Stage, on a part-time basis, to help young people and classroom teachers learn and utilize the skills, competencies and understandings of theater. The BCS Teaching Artist has the demonstrated ability to design and facilitate arts integrated workshops in Baltimore City area public schools.
- Co-Developing and facilitating theater and arts integration workshops for students and teachers in Baltimore City area public schools
- Facilitating up to 3 workshops per day in Baltimore City area public schools
- Collaborating with Education Department staff and classroom teachers to plan and implement lessons that align with Common Core and National Core Arts Learning Standards
- Guiding students through a process of investigation, reflection, dialogue, and dynamic action around issues and themes that are important and relevant to them
- Participating in team meetings, orientations, and trainings, as required
- Helping students and teachers gain a physical and verbal theatrical vocabulary
- Creating a fun, safe, and supportive environment for teaching and learning
- Using theater-based approaches to catalyze learning and raise levels of student engagement
- Helping students and teachers engage with stories, and share their own stories
- Helping students and teachers build creative confidence and self-awareness through their work
An ideal candidate would have:
- MFA, or an equivalent certificate or experience
- Minimum of 3 years demonstrated professional experience in their artistic discipline
- Minimum of 3 years demonstrated experience working with children and youth in Baltimore City area public schools, or in a similar urban public school system
- Awareness of Common Core Learning Standards, National Core Arts Learning Standards and MSDE Fine Arts Learning Standards
- Cultural competency and an awareness of popular youth culture
- Understanding of best practices for working with students with emotional, cognitive, and physical disabilities
- Strong critical thinkers and problem solvers
- Dynamic, resourceful, and dedicated to BCS’s mission to provide access for all
Compensation: $50–$100 per hour
Please email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: "BCSTA". No phone calls, please.
Baltimore Center Stage is accepting applications for temporary positions in the areas listed below on an ongoing basis. Please note that temporary positions are only available during our performance season, which runs September through May. Resumes are kept on file for reference and names are added to our call list for contact as needed. An interview process is typically not required/offered. Demand for these positions varies from production to production and from season to season. Positions vary in terms of both required experience and length of commitment. Most are paid on an hourly basis, with calls lasting from four to nine hours. Enthusiasm, intelligence, reliability, and punctuality are as important as experience.
If you are interested in any of the areas below, please email a letter and resume to email@example.com.
- Running Crew: wardrobe, follow-spot operator, stagehand
- Costumes: stitching
- Electrics: rigging; hang, maintenance, and focus calls
- Scenery: painting, rigging; load-in and strike calls
- Properties: sculpting, furniture construction and reupholstery, painting, and stitching
- Sound: load-in, rigging, board operation, backline/A2
Baltimore Center Stage seeks an experienced Deck Audio/A2 for its upcoming musical, Fun Home. Qualified candidates will have prior experience as an A2 technician on a musical; as well as, experience working with child actors. Responsibilities will include the following: assisting with the load in and set up of the system; prepping, rigging, and maintaining mics for all technical rehearsals and performances; assisting with band load in, band mic placement, and band monitoring; assisting the A1, Audio Supervisor, and Design team as needed. The ideal candidate will have experience with Sennheiser Wireless Mics as well as the Sennheiser Wireless Systems Manager Software. The candidate must be extremely punctual, responsible, proactive, and have a professional demeanor when working with actors and musicians. Start date is Jan 2, 2019 (there is a bit of flexibility with the start date), and the end date is February 24, 2019. Pay rate starts at $20 an hour with time and a half after 40 hours in a week. Travel and housing arrangements are negotiable. Baltimore Center Stage is committed to building a diverse community of staff and interns. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Send cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org; no phone or FAX applications. Please write Audio Engineer in the subject line. Baltimore Center Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer.