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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


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.

Social Media Specialist

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is seeking a Social Media Specialist to produce original social media content and grow our digital presence. This is a one-year contract position starting August 1, 2018.


Responsibilities of the position
  • Draft 8-10 posts per week for Woolly Mammoth’s social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), seeking opportunities for engagement around our brand values

  • Respond to comments or questions on social media accounts once per day

  • Manage real-time social media engagement during occasional events

  • Utilize an editorial calendar in order to coordinate scheduling for social media content


Compensation

In consideration for the services to be performed, Woolly Mammoth agrees to pay $9,600, payable in monthly installments.


Method of Performing Services

Contractor will determine the method, details, and means of performing the above-described services. Attendance is required at monthly creative meetings and weekly department check-ins.


To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and the following writing sample to Mikala Stubley, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, at mikala.stubley@woollymammoth.net by June 22, 2018. No phone calls please.

Write at least three tweets for the Woolly Mammoth account. These can be sales-focused or they can be a response to a recent tweet from someone else in a way that incorporates our brand values. What is happening in online conversations that we can facilitate discussion around? How do we shed light on a new topic or share a new idea? Can we shift the perspective within an existing discussion in a provocative or mischievous way?

Woolly is a radically inclusive community – across race, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, socioeconomic background, and political viewpoint – where all are encouraged to exchange ideas freely and reach for new understandings. 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.   

We strive to be audacious, illuminating, inventive, magnetic, mischievous, open, and provocative in facilitating a relationship with our patrons and among the greater DC community.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage candidates of all ethnicities, identities, and backgrounds to apply.

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.