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Woolly Mammoth, a national innovator in the development and production of new plays, is one of the best known mid-sized theaters in the country and “the hottest theater company in town” (Washington Post). For almost four decades, Woolly has held a unique position at the leading edge of the American theater, earning a reputation for staying “uniquely plugged in to the mad temper of the times” (New York Times). At present, we have several open positions.


Open Positions


GRANTS MANAGER

The Grants Manager is responsible for all foundation, government and corporate grant writing, advancing relationships with Woolly Mammoth’s local and national institutional donors and identifying, cultivating and stewarding existing and new funding opportunities. This position reports to the Director of Organizational Advancement, and collaborates with members of the Woolly Leadership and Senior Staff.


Responsibilities of the position
  • Researching, identifying, writing, and reporting on all foundation, government, and corporate grants to meet fundraising goals

  • Creating institutional language, customized sponsorship proposals, and concept papers for institutional support as needed

  • Stewarding supporter benefits including execution, tracking and evaluation

  • Maintaining the grant calendar and act as the point person for all institutional funding concerns including coordinating between all department and leveraging capacities of other staff members to effectively meet deadlines

  • Supporting cross-departmental project budgeting and financial reconciliations for grants

  • Developing and articulating clear annual strategies for moving prospects and funders along a path to secure and/or increase grants

  • Maintaining an awareness of trends in foundation and government giving to arts organizations nationwide

  • Assisting the Managing Director and Director of Organizational Advancement with government relations strategies

  • Assisting with additional department projects and organizational activities as requested


Required skills / capabilities

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent writing, research skills and critical thinking skills

  • Strong budgeting and financial management skills

  • A creative and collaborative work style with the ability to work individually and part of a team

  • Demonstrated success in developing compelling proposals, securing, and managing grants

  • The ability to effectively organize and prioritize multiple complex tasks, work well under pressure, and adhere to strict deadlines

  • Knowledge and experience of the theatre from a production and/or dramaturgical perspective is strongly recommended

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, including Excel

  • Knowledge of the Tessitura database is a plus

  • Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends


To apply, please email cover letter, resume, writing sample (either a grant narrative or appeal letter), references, and salary requirements to Sarah Dovere, Director of Organizational Advancement at sarah.dovere@woollymammoth.net with "Grants Manager" in the subject line. No phone calls please. Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Concessionaire

The Concessionaire reports to the Audience Services Manager and is responsible for the sale of beverages, food, and merchandise during performances and special events. This includes set-up of the workspace, sales during pre-show and intermission, and clean-up and restocking at the end of every shift.


Responsibilities of the position
  • Provide excellent customer service to all patrons
  • Sell concessions and merchandise to patrons before shows and during intermission
  • Proficiently handle monetary transactions
  • Re-stock inventory prior to shows and at the end of each shift
  • Maintain a clean and organized concessions space

Required skills / capabilities

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Prior experience in food handling, bartending and/or customer service
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Familiarity working in a performing arts setting
  • Ability to multi-task and work as part of a team
  • Applicants must be age 21 or older
  • Weeknight and weekend availability is a must
  • Hours vary from 10-20 hours a week, depending on show schedule and availability.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to Audience Services Manager Heather Newhouse at heather.newhouse@woollymammoth.net. No phone calls please. Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.