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.
Baltimore Center Stage is seeking a Business Assistant. The Business Assistant is responsible for the daily business operations of the theater. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to accounts payable, banking, credit card management, and assisting the Business Manager.
Specific tasks include:
Process invoices for payment
Prepare weekly check runs for interns and vendors
Upload Positive Pay files and respond to exception notifications
Prepare monthly sales tax return and electronic payment
Maintain electronic and paper files for vendors and IRS Form W-9
Submit vendor credit applications
Research outstanding invoices
Prepare and follow up on employee receivables
Receive income reports from Box Office, Development, Concessions, Events, and Miscellaneous
Pick up cash drops from drop safe, count and reconcile cash
Prepare, deposit, and track cash receipts
Update deposit spreadsheet and code income reports for data entry
Reconcile and replenish Petty Cash fund
Prepare weekly JV for bank deposits
Prepare monthly JVs for cash, reposts, and internal events
Reconcile bank statements (Disbursal and Payroll)
Prepare worksheets and assist with annual audit
Manage company credit cards issued to employees
Audit credit card statement submissions
Reconcile credit card statements
Distribute monthly income & expense reports to department heads
Generate and prepare 1099 file for electronic processing
Maintain Fixed Asset documentation for audit
Report Workers Compensation claims to carrier and log in OSHA log
Attend Health & Safety Committee meetings
Monitor and order office supplies
Monitor and replenish postage in postage meter
Support departmental Board meetings with communication, scheduling, and refreshments
Act as back-up for Payroll procedures
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience in an accounting role.
Position is fulltime with benefits.
To apply: Send cover letter, resume, references and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org; no phone or fax applications. Please write "Business Assistant" in the subject line.
Group Sales Representative
Baltimore Center Stage seeks a part-time Group Sales Representative to grow and cultivate new group sales patrons for the 2018/19 Season. Primary duties include use knowledge of the Baltimore DMA to identify target prospects, cultivate new relationships and maintain existing relationships that complement the theater’s programming, approaching these prospects through email, direct mail, in-person, and cold-calling. The Group Sales Representative will need to meet production group ticket income goals as set by the Associate Director of Marketing. This person will ultimately provide all group sales leads’ contact information to the Group Sales Administrator for processing and does not need knowledge of ticketing software to excel in the position.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum 2 years working in sales, with experience in performing arts and/or media sales preferred; extensive knowledge of the Baltimore DMA; ability to work successfully out of office and communicate regularly with Associate Director of Marketing required; excellent verbal and written communication skills required. This position is remote, but the ideal candidate will reside in the Baltimore area and will be expected to meet with prospects in-person and attend weekly Marketing Department meetings at Baltimore Center Stage. This is an excellent opportunity for the right experienced sales representative with a self-starter mentality and an interest in the performing arts.
Compensation: Stipend of $300/week + 10% commission on sales after initial group ticket revenue is achieved. Complementary tickets to all Baltimore Center Stage productions. Contract begins immediately and runs through late May 2019.
Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Hilary Judis, Associate Director of Marketing, email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 email@example.com; no phone or FAX applications. Please write Audio Engineer in the subject line. Baltimore Center Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer.