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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


Director of Finance and Administration

The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for managing the company’s financial, capital, and human resources. Of particular importance is ensuring accurate accounting and reporting of the company’s financial position to staff and Board leadership to make sound financial decisions. The Director of Finance and Administration should have excellent management skills as a member of the senior leadership team, and should be comfortable in a hands-on role with regard to accounting and financial management. This position supports the galvanizing work that Woolly Mammoth engenders by working closely with the Managing Director to strengthen the company’s operations. The Director of Finance and Administration reports to the Managing Director.


Responsibilities of the position
  • Financial Management and Accounting

    • Manage all finance operations, including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, and bank deposits and transfers
    • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies, and internal controls to ensure conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
    • Prepare accurate financial reports for management and the Board of Directors
    • Carry out the monthly closing of the books, reconciliation, and updated projections
    • Lead the creation and forecasting of the annual budget, working effectively with other departments to monitor and manage budgets
    • Prepare annual fiscal reports and coordinate the annual audit, ensuring accuracy across reporting
    • Support grant management, working effectively with the Development team to create, manage, and report on program budgets
    • ​Work with the Board Finance Committee on investments
  • Administration and Human Resources
    • Handle all insurance matters (including health, property, liability, workers compensation)
    • Administer employee benefit programs (including Smart Benefits, 401k, health, parking)
    • Work with hiring managers on recruiting, hiring, and onboarding new employees
    • Consult with legal counsel as needed on HR and employment issues;
    • Execute general business contracts, manage licenses and annual reports
    • ​Provide administrative leadership of the Tessitura (CRM) database and its use

Required skills / capabilities

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Proven work experience in nonprofit financial management
  • Proven knowledge of accounting and accounting principles, practices, standards, laws, regulations and systems of financial management
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate the story of numbers to staff and Board members
  • A basic understanding of the legal requirements in human resources activities
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Previous experience using Tessitura or a similar CRM system is a plus
  • Previous experience with Sage50 Accounting is a plus
  • ​Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting or finance is a plus

Compensation

Salary starts at $75,000 annually for this full-time exempt position. An excellent benefits package for full-time employees includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; short-term disability coverage; vacation, sick, and personal days.


How to Apply

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references with “Director of Finance & Administration” in the subject line to resumes@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.

CREATIVE CONTENT DEVELOPER

Woolly Mammoth’s Creative Content Developer acts as the chief steward for all visual representations of the organization’s brand ranging from illustrations to imagery to typography. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Creative Content Developer collaborates with cross-departmental colleagues in Marketing, Connectivity, Development and Artistic to create collateral that matches the rousing and visceral artistic work on our stages in support of all our programming and overall institutional goals. Responsibilities include all aspects of graphic design from art direction to layout and production of materials. The Creative Content Developer will also oversee the Graphic Design intern.


Responsibilities of the position

Woolly’s design needs typically fall into three key areas:

  • Web and Email
    • Digital advertising collateral
    • Graphics for social media organic and paid posts (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)
    • Email graphic production and design oversight
    • Optimizing graphics for the web
  • Print
    • Brochures
    • Advertisements
    • Playbills
    • Posters and postcards
    • Invitations
    • Signage
  • Display
    • Street banners 
    • Digital lobby displays
    • Metro pylon banners
    • Metro rail car ads
    • Bus Shelter Ads
    • Lobby designs

Other design needs include, but are not limited to, business cards, one-off promotional materials for events like TheatreWeek Kick-off and Pride, Nametags, and other miscellaneous requests. 

Finally: there is also an opportunity for a candidate with the necessary skills to provide videography and video editing services for Woolly as well.


Required skills / capabilities

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite;
  • Experienced in creating or maintaining a visual brand;
  • Extremely well-organized with the ability to work quickly to meet tight deadlines; Able to collaborate well with colleagues, integrating their input into the design process; 
  • An independent and self-motivated problem solver; 
  • Able to think outside the box and learn from failures; and
  • Able to create and maintain good working relationships with advertising and print contacts.

Candidates with the following additional skills will be given extra consideration:

  • Videography 
  • Video editing (iMovie or other software)
  • ​Photography

Compensation

Salary starts at $40,000 annually for this full-time exempt position. An excellent benefits package for full-time employees includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; short-term disability coverage; vacation, sick, and personal days.


How to Apply

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, portfolio, references, and salary requirements to timmy.metzner@woollymammoth.net with “Creative Content Developer Position” in the subject line.
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.

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to resumes@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.