Jobs

Marin Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender and its expression, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Open positions listed below.


Development Assistant 

Marin Theatre Company, the San Francisco Bay Area's nationally recognized, leading mid-sized theatre, seeks a full-time Development Assistant to assist the Director of Development and Development Department in areas of special events, database management and individual and institutional giving support. 

Position Description The Development Assistant is responsible for contributed revenue administration including but not limited to: assisting the Director of Development and Individual Giving Manager with daily activities and donor database management (Spektrix and iWave) including data input and generating queries and reports; assisting with donor relations including generating acknowledgement letters and additional donor mailings; assisting with patron and special events including the annual Gala, Opening Nights and in-home events; and completing other development tasks as assigned. This position reports directly to the Director of Development and works as a member of the development department team to execute a comprehensive development plan to raise the $2.5 million annual goal in contributed revenue for the organization.

A successful candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in a non-profit fundraising environment, and will be ready to refine and build their skills while continuing to develop best practice development abilities.

Responsibilities 

Database Management/Annual Fund

  • Maintain the donor database, continuously working to improve accuracy of data by analyzing and implementing new systems at the direction of the Director of Development with assistance from the Individual Giving Manager. 
  • Process and track all incoming gifts including online donations, stock donations, matching gifts and in‐kind contributions.
  • Administer donor acknowledgement/thank you letters within 48 hours of receipt of gifts. 
  • Support donor relations by processing all necessary mailings and event collateral, including but not limited to invoices, membership benefits, name tags and place cards.
  • Provide assistance to the Individual Giving Manager, as needed, on pulling lists for all electronic and printed campaign letters.
  • Assist board members with gifts, including end-of-year courtesy acknowledgments. 
  • Assist in all other areas of development administration. 

Special Donor Events

  • Support the Individual Giving Manager with logistics for Producer’s Preview, Opening Night Dinners and Premiere Society events for six major productions each season, including but not limited to assisting with set-up, catering, event errands and other tasks as assigned. 
  • Assist with all invitation, registration and RSVP information for events throughout the year.
  • Assist in coordination of all other special events, as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A passion for supporting the arts in communities and schools. 
  • A proven track record in database management and special events, preferably with specific experience in the arts. 
  • Excellent administrative skills including experience working in database systems (preferably Spektrix, iWave, Gmail and Microsoft Office). 
  • Ability to work effectively with other staff members, board members and audiences while also working independently.
  • Ability to take initiative and maintain a steady stream of contact with the Director of Development. 
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for events and productions. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal skills. 
  • A degree from a four-year university, or equivalent experience in a relevant field. 
  • A valid California driver’s license. 

Environment

Marin Theatre Company is a diverse and vibrant work environment with a collective respect, appreciation and passion for supporting equity, diversity and inclusion on stage and throughout the organization. As a home for new American playwrights and plays, MTC has a steady stream of artists and audiences engaging in daily rehearsals and events that create an ever-changing and exciting environment. 

This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position eligible for health, medical and employee benefits. 

Marin Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages diversity in all areas of its operations and is committed to creating a culturally diverse and equitable environment. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Please send your cover letter and resume to jobsearch@marintheatre.org. No phone calls, please.

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Assistant Master Electrician

Marin Theatre Company, the North Bay's LORT D professional theater, seeks an Assistant Master Electrician (AME) for the 2019-2020 season.  The AME is responsible for working under the supervision of the Master Electrician for all lighting, sound, and video operations for MTC's six show mainstage season. The AME will work with and help supervise overhire crews for load-ins and strikes, help manage the electrics and audio inventories, and perform regular equipment and systems maintenance. The AME will also assist the ME in some facilities maintenance work. 

Qualified applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in technical production or equivalent professional experience, as well as demonstrate knowledge of electrical and audio systems and equipment for theatre. Familiarity with programming and operation of lighting consoles, most notably ETC ION, and audio systems including QLab and Allen and Heath’s QU16 console are desirable.

Position is hourly, nonexempt. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and some holidays. Primarily scheduled for LX calls around MTC’s six mainstage productions: 

Sovereignty
(September – October ’19)
Previews – Closing: 9/25 – 10/20/19
Possible Ext: 10/22 – 10/27/19

Mother of the Maid
(November – December ‘19)
Previews – Closing: 11/13 – 12/8/19
Possible Ext: 12/10 – 12/15/19

Noura
(January – February ‘20)
Previews – Closing: 1/8 – 2/2/20
Possible Ext: 2/4 – 2/9/20

Love 
(March – April ‘20)
Previews – Closing: 3/4 – 3/29/20
Possible Ext: 3/21 – 4/5/20

Botticelli in the Fire
(April – May '20)
Previews – Closing: 4/22 – 5/17/20
Possible Ext: 5/19 – 5/24/20

Mlima’s Tale
(June – July '20)
Previews – Closing: 6/17 – 7/12/20
Possible Ext: 7/14 – 7/19/20

Additional maintenance calls TBD

Hang, focus and strike calls are typically 8 hour calls, with 4 hour minimums. 

Tech / Preview calls are work calls around tech rehearsals and previews, for 40 hours total per production (4 hour minimum calls).

Rate is $23 - $25 an hour, DOE. Position is available starting early September 2019. 

Travel and housing are not included in this position – the AME will need to be able to travel to/from the theatre on their own. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Technical Theater or similar field and/or 2 years professional experience with a focus on Audio, Electrics, and Video
  • Ability to lift 50-75 lbs
  • Experience using and programming digital consoles/processors (specifically ETC ION, QLab, and Allen and Heath’s QU16 console)
  • Dependable transportation to MTC and current CA driver’s license
  • Flexible hours

Successful Candidates Will Have: 

  • A good understanding of theatrical lighting and rigging systems and willingness to become more proficient in both.
  • A proven ability to set up and operate sound systems.
  • The motivation to work in a team or alone as the situation requires.
  • The ability to collaborate with a variety of personality types to complete work. This includes respectfully managing coworkers’ expectations, and clearly communicating suggestions and needs to them.
  • The ability to proactively follow instructions; this includes asking for clarification, recording details, and completing given tasks without creating hazards. 
  • Flexibility to complete work under tight deadlines and the ability to improvise when faced with unexpected situations or emergencies.
  • Good time management skills. Must be able to assess priorities to ensure that deliverables are completed on time, within budget, achieving the desired scope, and at the required level of quality.

The AME position is a physically demanding position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and depth perception. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Marin Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages diversity in all areas of its operations and is committed to creating a culturally diverse and equitable environment.  Candidates who identify as female or non-binary and candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Please send your cover letter, resume, and references to production@marintheatre.org. No phone calls, please.

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Production Technical Overhire (ongoing)

MTC’s Production Department is accepting resumes for the following positions:

  • Stage carpenters
  • Scenic painters
  • Lighting technicians
  • Sound technicians
  • Costume builders
  • Craft and prop artisans
  • Run crew
  • Wardrobe crew

These positions are hired on an hourly or per-show basis. Submit cover letter, resume and references to MTC’s production department at: production@marintheatre.org.


Front of House Associate (ongoing)

Class: Non-Exempt, Part Time
Reports to Director of Ticketing & Communications Associate

Marin Theatre Company seeks Part-Time Front of House employees who will cross train as a Box Office Associate, House Manager, MTC Cafe employee, and Bartender. Qualified candidates will have previous customer service experience and a passion for theatre, particularly the development of new plays. Prior experience with ticketing software preferred, but not required. MUST be able to work nights and weekends.

In addition to hourly compensation ($14/hr), MTC employees receive the following benefits:

  • Two comp tickets that can be used during the run of each production
  • Reciprocal comps and discounts to productions at other Bay Area theatres
  • Invitations to first rehearsal, producer’s preview, opening night, and other major events within the company
  • Opportunities for advancement within the company

In order to apply, please send a resume and brief introduction to Kate Robinson at kater@marintheatre.org. No phone calls please.

Marin Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, religion, creed, gender and its expression, national origin, age, disability, marital and veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Candidates who identify as female or non-binary and candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.


Teaching Artists (ongoing)

Marin Theatre Company is seeking energetic Teaching Artists for various in-school residencies and enrichment classes.  With a dedication to professional quality and a specialization in arts integrative work, our programs serve thousands of students all over the Bay Area.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Pre-Residency meetings with teachers and the Director of Education
  • Curriculum design
  • Classroom and behavior management
  • Execution of approved lesson plans
  • Check in/out of students of enrichment programs
  • Work in a collaborative and team driven environment

Requirements:

  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to represent MTC with the highest level of professionalism
  • Must be on time and reliable
  • At least 2 years experience working with youth
  • Willingness and ability to commit to entire length of the project discussed
  • Open day time availability

Dates: depends on residency/class
Location: most of our partnerships are located in Marin County
Compensation: $25-$35 an hour depending on curriculum development, experience, and length of program

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Liam Robertson, Interim Director of Education at robertsonl@marintheatre.org

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Marin Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages qualified applicants of all genders, races, ethnicities, physical abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.