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Woolly Mammoth, a national innovator in the development and production of new plays, is one of the best known theaters in the country. For almost four decades, Woolly has held a rare 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). We’ve garnered that reputation by holding fast to our mission to create rousing, visceral, enlightening theater experiences that galvanize diverse artists and audiences to engage with our world in unexpected and often challenging ways.

Woolly’s core values are:

We are a radically inclusive community—across race, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, socioeconomic background, and political viewpoint—in which all are encouraged to exchange ideas freely and reach for new understanding.

We are a supportive home for creative risk-taking by our company and guest artists, staff, board, volunteers, audiences, donors, and colleagues.   

Through relentless inquiry and experimentation, we strive for world-class excellence and innovation in every aspect of our work.


Open Positions


Marketing and Communications Manager

The Marketing and Communications Manager is responsible for helping to design and, in turn, effectively implement an audience-building strategy for Woolly. This vital position demands creativity, facility with numbers, clear communication skills, first-rate collaboration practices, and superb project management capabilities. The Marketing and Communications Manager will work closely with Woolly’s Graphic Designer & Web Manager, Audience Services Manager, and Social Media Specialist to put the organization’s marketing plans into practice. This position also oversees Woolly’s Marketing Intern.


Responsibilities of the position

The responsibilities of the Marketing and Communications Manager, who reports to Woolly’s Director of Marketing, include:

Marketing:

  • Implementing show, season, and institutional marketing plans developed by Woolly’s Director of Marketing, including the following:
    • Assisting in the production, placement, and distribution of creative content across a variety of Woolly’s platforms including, but not limited to:
      • Direct mail
      • In-house collateral
      • Digital/print advertising
      • Social media
    • Developing, maintaining, and executing a detailed schedule of all marketing efforts and accurately analyzing the results of each
    • Establishing and maintaining relationships with advertising vendors, media reps, and marketing partners
    • Managing paid search, including Facebook advertising and Woolly’s Google AdWords program
    • Departmental marketing budget tracking and invoice reconciliation

Communications:

  • Developing, applying, and enforcing project management processes to ensure inter-departmental needs are correctly communicated and deadlines are met
  • Show, season, and subscription email campaign scheduling, logistics, optimization and oversight
  • Working with Woolly’s Graphic Designer & Web Manager to update content on the Woolly website
  • Cultivating relationships with local and national press in order to act as Woolly’s press liaison
  • Executing a PR strategy for each show which includes writing and distributing press releases and pitching stories to the media

the ideal candidate will possess the following skills
  • Stellar project management experience across a variety of personnel, resources, and outcomes
  • 2+ Years marketing and communications experience at a performing arts organization
  • Ability to problem solve and resolve issues in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and Facebook Ad Manager
  • Familiarity with Tessitura and Prospect 2
  • Photography/Videography/Editing skills

Salary and schedule

The starting salary for this position is $40,000/year.


Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references with “Marketing and Communications Manager” in the subject line to Timmy Metzner, Director of Marketing, at timmy.metzner@woollymammoth.net. No phone calls please.


Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Woolly complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We strongly encourage applications from people of color and members of underrepresented groups.

COMPANY MANAGEr

The Company Manager is responsible for all travel, housing, and hospitality for visiting and local artists. This position coordinates logistics for the out of town artists given the needs of the production as well as maintains the local housing units that Woolly rents and relationships with our corporate housing partners. This position is also a communication resource between artists and the Woolly Mammoth staff. Your success will help the artists feel at home during their time here and feel they are welcome and part of the institutional family. This position reports to the General Manager.


Responsibilities of the position
  • Company management, which includes maintaining budgets for housing and travel, arranging housing, travel and any other artists’ needs here and elsewhere, and coordinating the upkeep of the artist housing units
  • Maintaining Equity standards for our artist housing and facilities
  • Act as a resource for artists in our housing on an emergency basis
  • Working with other departments to communicate events to the artists
  • Assist in scheduling and arranging travel for Woolly staff members for conferences and scouting trips
  • Assist General Manager and Associate General Manager with administrative tasks as needed

the ideal candidate will possess:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to adjust to strong personalities;
  • Ability to set boundaries and keep a sense of perspective
  • Extremely well organized, with a good sense of planning, scheduling and logistics management
  • Comfortable with a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Ability to plan and maintain a yearly budget
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and comfortable driving larger vehicles
  • A passion for the theater

Salary and schedule

This is an 11 month, 40 hour/week contract position from Aug 1 - June 30.

The salary is comparable to  $35,000/year.


Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references with “Company Manager” in the subject line to Jenn Harris, General Manager, at jenn.harris@woollymammoth.net. No phone calls, please.


Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Woolly complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We strongly encourage applications from people of color and members of underrepresented groups.

RESIDENT CARPENTEr

The Resident Carpenter will be joining a growing and evolving production team and will collaborate with all other production staff at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company on the planning, construction and deconstruction of the scenic elements required for the many productions each season. They will be working on a variety of productions with various challenges and styles.


Responsibilities of the position
  • Consult the technical director and other production staff to understand the goals for the production
  • Execute the construction, deconstruction, and maintenance of the scenic design
  • Identify safety concerns as they arise
  • Assist in facility maintenance

the ideal candidate will possess:
  • Excellent safety consciousness
  • Strong communication skills and collaborative attitude
  • Strong skills in woodworking, metal working and rigging
  • Experience building from construction drawings
  • Strong math skills
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Exceptional work ethic

Salary and schedule

This is a 12 month, 40 hour/week contract position from July 1 - June 30.

The starting salary for this position is $35,000/year.


Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references with “Resident Carpenter” in the subject line to Samantha Campbell, Associate Production Manager, at Samantha.campbell@woollymammoth.net. No phone calls, please.


Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Woolly complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We strongly encourage applications from people of color and members of underrepresented groups.

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 resumes@woollymammoth.net. No phone calls please. Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.