2016: Celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare's legacy!

Employment Opportunities

FULL-TIME/SEASONAL

FULL-TIME/YEAR-ROUND

Technical Director

PART-TIME/SEASONAL

House Manager
Box Office Associate
Facilities Technician

PART-TIME/YEAR-ROUND

Patron Services Assistant Manager
Patron Services Associates


FULL-TIME/SEASONAL

There are no full-time seasonal openings at this time. Please check back in the spring.

FULL-TIME/YEAR-ROUND

The Technical Director (TD) is a Full-Time/exempt position in the Production department, reporting to the Production Manager (PM). The TD is charged primarily with directing the activities of the scene shop in support of the Theater’s Main Stage season. The TD is also expected to work closely with all other production concerns, especially Props, Paint, and Electrics, providing technical expertise when needed. The TD also offers support as requested for projects in other departments at Cal Shakes. Click here to read a full job description.

PART-TIME/SEASONAL

House Manager
For every gathering there is a host, and for every performance at Cal Shakes that host is our House Manager. This is a part-time, seasonal position requiring 20–35 hours per week, April–October. The House Manager is responsible for the efficient operation of all front-of-house activities and the comfort and safety of audiences at our 545-seat outdoor venue which includes welcoming our patrons to the Bruns and ensuring that they have a safe, relaxed, and pleasant experience before, during, and after the performance. The House Manager is also the person patrons turn to for assistance, help or advice, answering questions, listening to patrons' compliments and concerns, helps make patrons feel welcome and provides a direct line back to the theatre administration about patron opinions and concerns. This position is also responsible for staffing; managing house staff, volunteer ushers and front-of-house operations for the Main Stage season and Student Matinee performances. Click here to read the full job description.

Box Office Associate
Cal Shakes is looking for a Box Office Associatewhose primary responsibility would be customer service and the sale of tickets to our main stage events. As the first contact point with the public, box office employees also need to be knowledgeable about other programs or events being produced by Cal Shakes. Click here to read the full job description. Click here to read the full job description.

Facilities Technician
California Shakespeare Theater is looking for a Facilities Technician to join our staff. The position is responsible for the weekend upkeep and maintenance of our stunning outdoor amphitheater, recently constructed support buildings, and renovated grounds. The ideal applicant will have a love for the outdoors; a passion for eco-friendly infrastructure; and be able to effectively maintain the complex needs of our space. You should have two or more years of facilities experience, ideally with a theater background. This is a part-time, seasonal, hourly position that lasts from the end of May through mid-October each year. The position reports to the operations manager. Click here to read the full job description.

PART-TIME/YEAR-ROUND

Patron Services Assistant Manager
This is a part-time, year-round position requiring 20–30 hours per week. The Patron Services Assistant Manager assists the Patron Service Manager to effectively run telemarketing and telefunding campaigns throughout the calendar year. The position will require working evening and weekend shifts as well as some work during regular daytime office hours. Click here to read the full job description.

Patron Services Associates
Know someone who wants to be involved in theater, likes talking to people, and needs a little extra money? We are hiring Patron Services Associates to help us generate funds for our Main Stage productions, community outreach, and arts education programs. Sales or fundraising experience helps, but we can train the right person. Competitive compensation includes base hourly pay plus commission and bonus, with flexible evening and weekend hours available. Please have interested parties contact Pam at 510.548.3422, x129 or email: pwebster@calshakes.org.


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