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Available Employment Opportunities


Palm Beach Dramaworks is always accepting resumes to keep on file for all technical and design positions. Current openings will be listed below.



Marketing Manager at Palm Beach Dramaworks:

Job Description:

Marketing Manager develops and implements all marketing and public relations strategy, leading all aspects of audience development and retention while maintaining the Palm Beach Dramaworks (PBD) brand, insuring the integrity of institutional communications. This position reports to the Director of Development and works with a support team of a writer, marketing consultant and graphic designer. The marketing manager is tasked with meeting marketing revenue goals, planning and implementing show-based and institutional marketing campaigns, managing and updating the website, and actively engaging groups and individual patrons in a robust experience with the theatre. You will work closely with the Managing Director and Artistic Director. The marketing manager will have considerable responsibility for setting and meeting organizational goals and participate in season planning. 

Responsibilities:

Create, implement, measure the success, and track the finances of marketing, communications, and public relations campaigns with a specific emphasis on:

  • the development of subscription, single-ticket, and group sales campaigns to increase earned revenue.

  • optimization of current subscriber and ticket buyer engagement programs with a major focus on growing attendance and deepening relationships with current subscribers.

  • an institutional marketing campaign to promote the brand of PBD and expanding a sustainable audience base that reflects the diversity of Palm Beach County. 

  • developing and supporting online content that aligns with the PBD brand and patron needs.

Oversee all public relations efforts, create a strategy and implement the plan, and establish a strong relationship with local media and national theatre writers. 

Oversee newsletter and playbill for each show. Bring in revenue from ad sales while establishing a relationship with local businesses and corporations. 

Assist with the creation, implementation, and execution of corporate sponsorships with the Director of Development, and collaborate with the Development Department to integrate organizational strategy and customer relationship management in marketing and fundraising efforts.

Oversee and support the development and implementation of collateral materials in collaboration with other departments, including education.  

Implement box office procedures and train personnel to ensure that the audience experience is inclusive, welcoming, and comfortable.  

Represent PBD and build external contacts within various communities, organizations, and service groups. Represent PBD as a leader in the community outside of the Theatre.

Develop and support online content that aligns with the PBD brand and patron needs.

Attend full Board meetings and other strategic meetings that are relevant to the work of the Marketing Department as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Business or Arts Administration is required. 

  • A minimum of five years of marketing management preferred. Experience working in a regional theatre or other performing arts organization is preferred.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook). 

  • General knowledge of HTML website coding is preferred.

  • Ability to learn and train on both the PBD website platform and the box office platform software. 

  • Ability to be self-directed and highly motivated in a fast- paced environment. 

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.

  • Detail-oriented, including excellent proofreading and copy-editing ability. 

  • Advanced working knowledge of all social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn and YouTube.  

  • A positive team approach with co-workers.

  • Self-direction and high motivation is a plus.

  • Must work onsite at the theatre location and other sites as needed. 

  • Must have reliable transportation; a valid driver’s license is required. 

  • Some night and weekend work will be required.

  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds will be required. 

Salary Range:

$50,000 - $60,000 per year with health benefits and paid time off. 

About Palm Beach Dramaworks:

Palm Beach Dramaworks is a professional nonprofit theatre company that engages and entertains audiences with provocative and timeless productions that personally impact each individual. Palm Beach Dramaworks is committed to enhancing the quality of life through the transformative power of live theatre. Since our founding in 2000, we have distinguished ourselves with stimulating productions of classic, contemporary, and overlooked plays that inspire, engage, challenge, and entertain audiences. We are equally invested in the community, in education, and in nurturing the future of theatre, and as our reputation has grown, so has our reach and outreach. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Employment at Palm Beach Dramaworks:

In accordance with the hiring policy at Palm Beach Dramaworks, the first 60 days of employment is considered a probationary period. A permanent offer of employment may be made after that time to include an offer of health insurance coverage.

Applicant instructions to apply:

This position will receive a salary based on experience. Applicants who meet the qualifications should apply by July 16, 2021. Please send a cover letter and resume to Carla Bryant at [email protected].



Deck Chief at Palm Beach Dramaworks:

Job Description:

The Deck Chief is a non-exempt position serving as the lead crew member for all productions. This position reports to the Production Manager and Stage Manager. The Deck Chief is responsible for maintaining scenery, props, and rigging during performances and all day to day minor repairs in the stage house, including dressing rooms and audience chamber.  They will assist with all load-ins and strikes and will be assigned to other duties or departments during non-performance weeks as needed. The Deck Chief will be first in and last out for the run of all productions and events.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead staff member running all productions and events

  • Plan storage and backstage movements of scenic elements, props, special effects and wardrobe changes.

  • Maintain and organize stock of stage consumables and back stage spaces 

  • Shop for perishables during run of production as needed

  • Execute daily inspection of stage equipment, scenery and props. Repair as needed.

  • Daily maintenance of theater plant, dressing rooms, and audience chamber.

  • Notify Production Manager of repairs or problems requiring skilled or professional trades to solve.

  • Work all load-ins and strikes

  • Attend Designer Run, technical rehearsals, production and other meetings as assigned

  • Serve as a resource for other technical departments.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Theater or related occupational field or relevant experience

  • Experience at the professional level is preferred, but early career individuals and those graduating from accredited programs will be considered

  • Working knowledge of stage carpentry and rigging

  • Good ability with hand power tools and minor scenery repairs

  • Secondary skills in any technical area (wardrobe, lights, sound, video, etc.) beneficial to candidacy

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to be self-directed and highly motivated in a fast- paced environment 

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines

  • A positive team approach with co-workers

  • Must have reliable transportation; a valid driver’s license is required

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds will be required 

  • Maintain a flexible schedule for work calls, special events, rehearsals, maintenance and evening and weekend show performances


Salary Range:

$35,000 - $38,000 per year with health benefits and paid time off. 


About Palm Beach Dramaworks:

Palm Beach Dramaworks is a professional nonprofit theatre company that engages and entertains audiences with provocative and timeless productions that personally impact each individual. Palm Beach Dramaworks is committed to enhancing the quality of life through the transformative power of live theatre. Since our founding in 2000, we have distinguished ourselves with stimulating productions of classic, contemporary, and overlooked plays that inspire, engage, challenge, and entertain audiences. We are equally invested in the community, in education, and in nurturing the future of theatre, and as our reputation has grown, so has our reach and outreach.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strive for diversity and inclusion in all hiring. Palm Beach Dramaworks is a smoke-free workplace.

Employment at Palm Beach Dramaworks:

In accordance with the hiring policy at Palm Beach Dramaworks, the first 60 days of employment is considered a probationary period. A permanent offer of employment may be made after that time to include an offer of health insurance coverage. All current staff at Dramaworks are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and we will strongly encourage all company members from this point forward to be vaccinated to meet current Actors’ Equity Association guidelines.

Applicant instructions to apply:

This position will receive a salary based on experience. Applicants who meet the qualifications should apply by July 1, 2021. To apply please send a resume and cover letter via email to Michael Amico, Production Manager, at [email protected] with “Deck Chief Position” in the subject line.  Please include any visual digital content or links to websites in support of your application. Do not send anything by mail.  Absolutely no phone calls.



Wardrobe Supervisor at Palm Beach Dramaworks:

Job Description:

The Wardrobe Supervisor is a non-exempt position who will work closely with the Costume Shop Manager and the Production Manager; and may collaborate with other members of the production staff to coordinate all wardrobe-related activities necessary to execute year-round programming. In addition, the Wardrobe Supervisor may be assigned to other duties or departments during non-performance weeks as needed.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Run wardrobe for all shows, overseeing any full-time and over-hire wardrobe crew members, and promoting a safe and healthy work/learning environment

  • Prep, track, and maintain all costumes, shoes, wigs/hair, and accessories throughout rehearsals and performances, performing minor repairs on costumes/accessories as needed

  • Create all show-related wardrobe paperwork, coordinating with the costume shop manager, designers, and stage management as needed

  • Overseeing maintenance of all wardrobe supplies, materials, and equipment as needed at both the theater and costume shop locations

  • Assist with costume build and alterations, fittings, and day-to-day costume shop organization as possible outside of show calls

  • Provide support for events outside the mainstage and education seasons.

  • Support other production departments as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Theater or related occupational field or three or more years professional experience in theatrical wardrobe management

  • Working knowledge of and competency in garment construction, alteration and repair

  • Strong experience in wig maintenance and hairstyling

  • Experience working with Equity performers and stage managers

  • Ability to work with a wide range of personalities with kindness and professionalism

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Exceptional leadership, communication and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to be self-directed and highly motivated in a fast- paced environment 

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines

  • A positive team approach with co-workers

  • Must have reliable transportation; a valid driver’s license is required

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds will be required 

  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required


Salary:

$37,700 per year with health benefits and paid time off. 


About Palm Beach Dramaworks:

Palm Beach Dramaworks is a professional nonprofit theatre company that engages and entertains audiences with provocative and timeless productions that personally impact each individual. Palm Beach Dramaworks is an SPT 10, 218-seat, regional theater, producing a 5-show mainstage season between the months of September and June, plus educational programs, during the school year, and in the summer months, and other events within the calendar year. Palm Beach Dramaworks is committed to enhancing the quality of life through the transformative power of live theatre. Since our founding in 2000, we have distinguished ourselves with stimulating productions of classic, contemporary, and overlooked plays that inspire, engage, challenge, and entertain audiences. We are equally invested in the community, in education, and in nurturing the future of theatre, and as our reputation has grown, so has our reach and outreach. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we strive for diversity and inclusion in all hires. 

Employment at Palm Beach Dramaworks:

In accordance with the hiring policy at Palm Beach Dramaworks, the first 60 days of employment is considered a probationary period. A permanent offer of employment may be made after that time to include an offer of health insurance coverage. All current staff at Dramaworks are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and we will strongly encourage all company members from this point forward to be vaccinated to meet current Actors’ Equity Association guidelines.

Applicant instructions to apply:

This position will receive a salary based on experience. Applicants who meet the qualifications should apply by July 15, 2021. To apply please send a resume and cover letter via email to Brian O’Keefe, Costume Shop Manager, at [email protected] with “Wardrobe Supervisor Position” in the subject line.  Please include three professional references and any work samples, visual digital content or links to websites in support of your application. Please do not respond by regular mail or phone.



Shop Carpenter at Palm Beach Dramaworks:

Job Description:

The Shop Carpenter is a non-exempt position and reports to the Technical Director and Production Manager and is responsible for scene construction in wood and metal, and basic rigging. Secondary skills in any technical or creative area are beneficial. The job includes all load-ins and strikes, and any other typical duties associated with the position as needed. 

Responsibilities:.

  • Build scenery for all productions

  • Verify that all projects are built as drawn. Consult with TD and/or ATD with questions regarding the building/rebuilding of a set piece.

  • Follow rules, regulations, and protocol of the shop as indicated by Technical Director

  • Verify that the tool room is orderly and tools are properly stored away at end of day

  • Maintain tools and equipment in safe operating condition

  • Work all load-ins and strike

  • Work in accordance with safety best practices

  • Attend meetings as assigned

  • Construct special projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Experience at the professional level is preferred, but early career individuals and those graduating from accredited programs will be considered.

  • Working knowledge of stage carpentry and rigging

  • Must be versed in wood and metal construction

  • Ability to read and understand theatrical shop drawings, design plans and elevations

  • Eye for detail, fit and finish 

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines

  • A positive team approach with co-workers

  • Must have reliable transportation; a valid driver’s license is required

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds will be required

  • Ability to drive a 26 foot box truck 

  • Must have flexible schedule – nights and weekends when necessary

Salary:

$35,500 per year with health benefits and paid time off. 

About Palm Beach Dramaworks:

Palm Beach Dramaworks is a professional nonprofit theatre company that engages and entertains audiences with provocative and timeless productions that personally impact each individual. Palm Beach Dramaworks is committed to enhancing the quality of life through the transformative power of live theatre. Since our founding in 2000, we have distinguished ourselves with stimulating productions of classic, contemporary, and overlooked plays that inspire, engage, challenge, and entertain audiences. We are equally invested in the community, in education, and in nurturing the future of theatre, and as our reputation has grown, so has our reach and outreach.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strive for diversity and inclusion in all hiring. Palm Beach Dramaworks is a smoke-free workplace.

Employment at Palm Beach Dramaworks:

In accordance with the hiring policy at Palm Beach Dramaworks, the first 60 days of employment is considered a probationary period. A permanent offer of employment may be made after that time to include an offer of health insurance coverage. All current staff at Dramaworks are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and we will strongly encourage all company members from this point forward to be vaccinated to meet current Actors’ Equity Association guidelines.

Applicant instructions to apply:

This position will receive a salary based on experience. Applicants who meet the qualifications should apply by July 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately. Positions will remain open until they have been filled. To apply please send a resume and cover letter via email to Michael Amico, Production Manager, at [email protected] with “Shop Carpenter Position” in the subject line.  Please include any visual digital content or links to websites in support of your application. Do not send anything by mail.  Absolutely no phone calls. 



Assistant Stage Manager at Palm Beach Dramaworks

Job Description:

The Assistant Stage Manager (ASM) is a non-exempt, non-Equity position serving as the assistant to the Equity Stage Manager (SM) for all mainstage productions and Stage Manager for non-Equity productions, workshops, and readings, when the mainstage schedule allows. This position reports to the Equity Stage Manager, the Production Manager, and the Producing Artistic Director.  They will assist with pre-production week, rehearsals, the running of all performances and may be assigned to other duties or departments during non-performance weeks as needed.  If a mainstage show has less backstage/run crew demands, the ASM may have the opportunity to shadow the SM in the booth to learn to call the show.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Equity Stage Manager for all mainstage productions.  Specific duties per show will vary but generally include and are not limited to:  

    • Pre-pro week: creation of actor packets and their content, taping out the floor, preparing/re-stocking the rehearsal hall, production meeting attendance and taking of minutes. 

    • Rehearsals:  make coffee and tidy up kitchen; pre-set props and set for beginning of rehearsal; create and update prop tracking and scene shift paperwork; be on book; standing by for scene shifts and scene resets; clean any necessary props at the end of rehearsal; clean up coffee station, tidy up and re-stock kitchen and take out the trash.

    • Production Meetings:  attend and take meeting minutes.

    • Designer Run / Prop Load Out / Moving to the Theater:  provide the most updated paperwork to the Props Master and Deck Chief; help load up all furniture and props into the van; assist with load out at the theater; work with Deck Chief to set up prop tables; create signs and label the dressing rooms and actor stations.

    • First Day on Stage / Tech:  teach the Deck Chief the run of the show whether or not the ASM is running the show.

    • Performances:  run whatever show duties as assigned.  If no crew duties are required and you are not needed for any other events, you may be able to shadow the SM in the booth to learn to call the show. 

    • Strike:  assist the Deck Chief and Props Master with strike.

  • Stage manages any non-Equity productions, workshops and readings that are not in conflict with mainstage show duties.

  • Supports other production or administrative duties as assigned during dark weeks and dependent on candidates’ skill set as directed by the Managing Director.  

  • Maintains rehearsal room safety and safe practices with direction from the Stage Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Theater or related occupational field. 

  • Minimum one year of professional level experience is preferred; however, early career individuals and those graduating from accredited programs will be considered.

  • Secondary skills in any technical area (wardrobe, lights, sound, video, etc.) is beneficial to candidacy.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills are required.

  • Ability to be self-directed and highly motivated in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines.

  • A positive team approach with co-workers.

  • Must have reliable transportation; a valid driver’s license is required.

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds will be required. 

  • Maintain a flexible schedule for work calls, special events, rehearsals and evening and weekend show performances.


Salary:

$35,500 per year with health benefits and paid time off. 

About Palm Beach Dramaworks:


Palm Beach Dramaworks is a professional nonprofit theatre company that engages and entertains audiences with provocative and timeless productions that personally impact each individual. Palm Beach Dramaworks is committed to enhancing the quality of life through the transformative power of live theatre. Since our founding in 2000, we have distinguished ourselves with stimulating productions of classic, contemporary, and overlooked plays that inspire, engage, challenge, and entertain audiences. We are equally invested in the community, in education, and in nurturing the future of theatre, and as our reputation has grown, so has our reach and outreach. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strive for diversity and inclusion in all hiring. Palm Beach Dramaworks is a smoke-free workplace. 

Employment at Palm Beach Dramaworks:

In accordance with the hiring policy at Palm Beach Dramaworks, the first 60 days of employment is considered a probationary period. A permanent offer of employment may be made after that time to include an offer of health insurance coverage. All current staff at Dramaworks is fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and we will strongly encourage all company members from this point forward to be vaccinated to meet current Actors’ Equity Association guidelines.

Applicant instructions to apply:

This position will receive a salary based on experience. Applicants who meet the qualifications should apply by July 16, 2021. To apply please send a resume and cover letter via email to Michael Amico, Production Manager, at [email protected] with “ASM Position” in the subject line.  Please include any visual digital content or links to websites in support of your application. Do not send anything by mail.  Absolutely no phone calls.



Box Office Manager at Palm Beach Dramaworks

Job Description:


This is both a supervisory and operational position. You will work closely with the Director of Development, the Managing Director and the Producing Artistic Director. The Box Office Manager will have considerable responsibilities with preparing everyday audience attendance records and maintain reports for all receipts and cash deposits for the box office; supervise development and implementation of ticket policies and procedures for efficient record-keeping and superior customer service; develop and maintain professional relationships with all PBD personnel, patrons, board members; and provide efficient training to all box office team members and manage all box office activities. 


Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, schedule and train box office staff including assistant box office manager and part-time box office associates; assist in hiring box office staff; complete performance evaluations. 

  • Provide white glove customer service and de-escalation practices, ensuring that audiences receive professional, sincere and enjoyable service at all times.

  • Ensure box office staff is properly trained to operate the ticket system and have a strong working knowledge of theatre and box office policies and procedures.

  • Monitor cash drawer at the beginning of each performance and ensure the box office monies correspond to the tickets sold.

  • Serve as group sales manager which will require out of office presentations and contract management.

  • Maintain and update the box office manual. 

  • Process and reconcile concessions sales and maintain the bar petty cash bag.

  • Settling the batch daily and troubleshoot any credit card processing issues.

  • Resolve credit card disputes.

  • Answer phone calls and handle ticketing during peak hours.

  • Remain on call for emergency phone or ticketing coverage for the box office.

  • Responsible for accurate daily reporting and reconciliation throughout the season.

  • Staying current on best practices for theatre management, including innovative uses of the ticketing software, ADA accessibility protocols and laws.

  • Managing performance ticket holds, member rates, discount codes, and all public series information.

  • Manage pre-show will call operations.

  • Maintain an accurate database of events, patrons and members, updating and modifying records as necessary.

  • Remain knowledgeable and accurately informed of all aspects of PBD’s productions, memberships, and special events.

  • Collect and share feedback with administrative and production staff about subscriber and ticket buyer concerns, as well as staffing needs.

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by reviewing publications, establishing personal networks and cultivating important relationships.

  • Assist with special marketing, development and production projects as needed. 

  • Perform troubleshooting on all ticket sales activities.

  • Assist the marketing and development departments to manage all subscriptions and mailing lists for all ticketing events. 

  • Develop and process all box office tickets for efficient delivery.

  • Assist in staffing all theatre sponsored and promotion events and ensure exceptional services to all ticketing clients. 

  • Maintain inventory of all box office supplies and inform office manager to place orders.


Qualifications:

  • Minimum Associate’s Degree from an accredited institution required with a minimum of 5 years of box office experience and a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience with small teams. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. 

  • Detailed experience working with box office application software, preferably in the performing arts; experience with using Theatre Manager box office software is a plus. 

  • Experience with proper cash and credit handling practices.

  • Must have exceptional and personable telephone and customer service skills with the ability to respond to all aspects of ticket sales; i.e. provide information, market programs and events, encourage membership and audience development.

  • Must be able to work well under pressure with staff and the public, work independently, manage multiple tasks, and have superb attention to detail.

  • Able to take ownership of problematic situations using proper judgment to find possible solutions or alternatives while maintaining positive guest and staff relationships.

  • Ability to appropriately schedule, train and supervise part-time box office personnel. 

  • Ability to communicate in a clear, professional and patient manner with all internal and external customers.

  • Attention to detail, ability to multitask and meet deadlines is a must. 

  • Ability to remain flexible in working duties, adapting to the changing business needs as required.

  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required. 

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook). 

  • Ability to learn and train on Theatre Manager box office software. 

  • Ability to be self-directed and highly motivated in a fast- paced environment. 

  • A positive team approach with co-workers.

  • Must work onsite at the theatre location as needed. 

  • Must have reliable transportation; a valid driver’s license is required. 

  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds will be required. 


Salary Range:

$45,000 - $55,000 per year with health benefits and paid time off. 


About Palm Beach Dramaworks:

Palm Beach Dramaworks is a professional nonprofit theatre company that engages and entertains audiences with provocative and timeless productions that personally impact each individual. Palm Beach Dramaworks is committed to enhancing the quality of life through the transformative power of live theatre. Since our founding in 2000, we have distinguished ourselves with stimulating productions of classic, contemporary, and overlooked plays that inspire, engage, challenge, and entertain audiences. We are equally invested in the community, in education, and in nurturing the future of theatre, and as our reputation has grown, so has our reach and outreach. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strive for diversity and inclusion in all hiring. Palm Beach Dramaworks is a smoke-free workplace. 

Employment at Palm Beach Dramaworks:

In accordance with the hiring policy at Palm Beach Dramaworks, the first 60 days of employment is considered a probationary period. A permanent offer of employment may be made after that time to include an offer of health insurance coverage. All current staff at Dramaworks is fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and we will strongly encourage all company members from this point forward to be vaccinated to meet current Actors’ Equity Association guidelines.

Applicant instructions to apply:


This position will receive a salary based on experience. Applicants who meet the qualifications should apply by July 16, 2021. To apply please send a resume via email to Carla Bryant, Director of Development at [email protected] with the words “Box Office Manager” in the subject line. Do not send anything by mail.  Absolutely no phone calls.

Audition Information for Actors


There are no auditions scheduled at this time.

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