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.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCTION MANAGEr
Baltimore Center Stage (LORT B) is accepting applicants for the position of Associate Production Manager. Responsible for assisting the Director of Production in the leadership, management, and oversight of all production areas including the Lighting, Sound, Costume, Prop, Scenery, and Stage Management departments. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Stephanie Ybarra and Executive Director Michael Ross, BCS produces six fully staged productions and a mix of other artistic programs on three stages.
Primary duties include:
- Support of Artistic Vision and Goals: Work with the Director of Production, guest directors and designers to ensure the production is realized; maintain proactive and effective communication and collaboration between Production Departments and creative team; communicate and collaborate with administrative departments for show-related events
- Realization of Designs: Facilitate communication between Production staff and designers to ensure meeting design milestones and budget compliance; work with Stage Management and Technical Director to determine necessary run crew size as pertinent information is shared
- Assist the Director of Production: In creation of annual budgets and forecasts; in management and supervision of employees and Production & Stage Management Apprentices; collaborate in creating production and performance calendars, coordinating with Artistic, Box Office, Marketing, and Development staff; maintain production calendars and distribute updated information as necessary; and onsite supervision of technical rehearsals and previews
- Serve as Production Manager for the Family Series and all Education programming
Secondary duties include:
- Payroll submission and labor hour tracking; hiring part-time labor; executing designer and over-hire labor contracts; assist with planning and organizing co-productions; participate in organizing internal and external events, and rentals to advance our mission
Preferred qualifications: Excellent communication skills; five years of theater production management or related experience such as stage management, technical direction, or any other related field; working knowledge of all aspects of theater production, and Microsoft products including Word, Excel, and Outlook; ability to read and understand CAD drawings and plots
Position is fulltime with benefits.
To apply: If interested send cover letter, resume, and references to email@example.com and please put APM in the subject line.
PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR
Baltimore Center Stage is seeking an innovative, experienced Public Relations Coordinator to join our staff on a part-time/contractual basis. This position reports to the Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships and works in concert with the Marketing Department.
- Assist with day-to-day management of PR, communications, and content strategies
- Draft press materials, including press releases/advisories, media relations pitches, media backgrounders, and contributed articles
- Work collaboratively to ensure activities are aligned with strategic focus
- Support social media efforts, including drafting posts and seeking organic opportunities
- Compile and update Press Database, editorial calendars, and targeted media lists
- Support proactive media outreach efforts to top-tier and niche media and influential bloggers
- Respond to media inquiries and general inquiries from the public as necessary
- Monitor daily news utilizing media monitoring services
- Maintain public relations efforts online (updating newsroom, media clips, etc.)
- Assist with the coordination and facilitation of interviews and press junkets
The ideal candidate will possess superior writing and editing skills, has strong relationships with local and national media outlets, and the flexibility to work both remotely and on-site. Agency experience is a plus. Knowledge of regional theater Public Relations is highly preferred.
To apply: Interested candidates send resume and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com. 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 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