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Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company was founded in Washington, DC in 1980. Now in its 37th Season, Woolly is "the hottest theatre company in town” (Washington Post), “known for its productions of innovative new plays” (New York Times). We’ve garnered this reputation by holding fast to our unique mission:

To ignite an explosive engagement between theater artists and the community by developing, producing, and promoting new plays that explore the edges of theatrical style and human experience, and by implementing new ways to use the artistry of theater to serve the people of Greater Washington, DC.

Thanks for your interest in joining “Washington’s most daring theatre company” (New York Times).


Open Positions


Associate Production Manager

The Associate Production Manager is a vital asset to producing shows on time and within budget and to assure the communication between the Production Department and other departments and artists at Woolly Mammoth is clear and timely.  This position reports to the General Manager.  You will work in a very collaborative environment where your opinion will be considered and there is open communication.  You will be working with staff who are among the best in the business producing work that is interesting and challenging.


Responsibilities of the position
  • Maintain the Production Budget

  • Hire and train crew and overhire staff as needed for each show

  • Communicate & collaborate with designers and directors to realize the vision for each show

  • Run and be present for all design meetings, production meetings, tech nights and previews

  • Manage, organize, and assist in maintaining and attending to facility needs and upkeep

  • Oversee the communication with presenting organizations producing in our space

  • Create and follow production and build schedules

  • Oversee and at times execute Company Management needs including booking artist travel

  • Obtain additional artist housing, as needed.


Required skills / capabilities

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience in the DC theater scene, with a good knowledge artists and technicians

  • Ability to see the larger picture and to pull out the relevant details

  • Ability to function efficiently and logically in the world of artists

  • Patience to work with limited resources, particularly staff and rehearsal space

  • Willingness and ability to make decisions as and when needed

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and many times more than a 10-6pm span of day


To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements with “Associate Production Manager” in the subject line to Resumes@woollymammoth.net. No phone calls please. Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Box Office Supervisor

The Box Office Supervisor reports to the Audience Services Manager and acts as the manager on duty for evening and weekend performances; ensuries that all front of house operations run smoothly and patrons are handled with expert care. Experience in customer service, staff management, ticketing, and general knowledge of the theater are essential.


Responsibilities of the position
  • Process daily ticket sales and subscription sales

  • Supervision of all front of house staff

  • Provide customer service and information

  • Understand and implement all box office procedures

  • Perform general administrative tasks as assigned, including but not limited to ticket sales, research, data maintenance, and handling inbound and outbound calls.


Required skills / capabilities

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Professional, friendly phone manner

  • Prior experience in ticket sales and customer service

  • Ability to problem solve and resolve issues in a timely and appropriate manner

  • Acute attention to detail

  • Knowledge of Tessitura preferred; but will train right person

  • Must be available for Evening and Weekend hours for roughly 15 – 20 hours a week.


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.

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.