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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 New Work

Department: New Work Department
Reports to: Artistic Director  
FLSA: Exempt
Employment Status: Part-time/Full-time
Date Posted: September 30, 2020  

Position Description
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, a national innovator in the development and production of new work, seeks an experienced Director of New Work with a wide and deep knowledge of theatre artists, new work, and theatrical practices to join its Core Leadership Team and guide the New Work Department. Woolly values out-of-the-box thinking, big ideas, and bigger passion, and we are looking for a leader in the new work field to help generate the resources essential to achieving our vision.

In coordination with the Artistic Director, the Director of New Work leads the organization’s local, national, and international search for projects and artists that align with Woolly’s mission and values, supervises the New Work Team, helps expands Woolly’s artistic braintrust, and coordinates the processes for all of Woolly’s new work in development, including the growing number of commissions. As a member of Woolly’s Core Leadership Team, the Director of New Work must be a collaborative and creative leader.

The position will begin as part-time, work-from-home with limited responsibilities and will transition to full-time, by April 1, 2021 or once Woolly Mammoth resumes live, in-person productions, whichever occurs first. The eventual expectation is that the position will be work-from-office, once the position is full-time and when the employee and Woolly Mammoth mutually determine it is safe to do so with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How To Apply
Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references with “Director of New Works” in the subject line to resumes@woollymammoth.net. No phone calls please.

Priority Deadline: October 16, 2020
Priority will be given to applications submitted prior to October 16, 2020 

OUR CULTURE AT WOOLLY:
At Woolly, our culture is driven by our stated core values of radical inclusivity, creative risk-taking, relentless inquiry & experimentation, world-class excellence, and innovation. We expect both personal and collective accountability in how these values are applied to the work of each employee of WMTC. We acknowledge that Woolly Mammoth has upheld and benefited from systems of oppression in our country and we aim to do better; using the principles of anti-racism to guide our actions and decision-making. How we do things is as important as what we do, and we expect our core values and anti-racist practices to influence the way we work together as a team. We strive to center openness, integrity, and care in our policies, processes, and how we interact with one another. We embrace a culture of transparency, accountability, and mutual respect as the foundation of all our collaborations, both inter-departmentally and externally. We take seriously our role as a civic leader, and strive to address local and national challenges using our knowledge, skills, commitment, and resources. As part of this work, all employees are expected to develop meaningful internal and external relationships that are mutually beneficial and impact-aware. We believe that everyone in the Woolly community is worth engaging in conversations about the art we make and how that art intersects with the world. We lean into the unconventional, especially if a nontraditional and inventive approach will help us reach new understandings of our art form, our industry, and our world.

Director of Development

Department: Development
Reports to: Managing Director
FLSA: Exempt
Employment Status: Regular, Full-time
Date Posted: August 21, 2020

Position Description
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company seeks an innovative and experienced Director of Development to join its senior leadership team and provide strategic direction and guidance for the Development department. Woolly values out-of-the-box thinking, big ideas, and bigger passion, and we are looking for a creative leader to help generate the resources essential to achieving our vision.
This position creates and implements annual and long-term fundraising strategies to advance the work of the theatre and is responsible for raising approximately half of the annual budget (currently ~$5 million). The Director of Development oversees all fundraising activities for the organization, including major gifts, direct mail and online appeals, special events, institutional giving, planned giving, and donor stewardship. This position is a frontline fundraiser and will have a major gifts portfolio, along with the Individual Giving Manager, Artistic Director, and Managing Director. Additionally, they will work closely with the Board of Directors to grow their fundraising capacity, as and will also serve as a liaison to several Board committees. As a member of Woolly’s senior leadership team, the Director of Development must be a collaborative and creative leader to guide the organization through a uniquely challenging time.

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How To Apply
Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references with “Director of Development” 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.

Woolly Mammoth seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment. We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, and people of color – as well as members of underrepresented groups – to apply.

Development Operations Manager

Department: Development
Reports to: Director of Development 
FLSA: Exempt
Employment Status: Full-time
Date Posted: October 7, 2020  

Position Description
Woolly Mammoth seeks a highly detail-oriented and process-focused professional to join our team as the Development Operations Manager. A core member of our fundraising team, the Development Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring that the Development department runs smoothly and efficiently and leverages accurate data to inform fundraising strategies. This position is charged with creating and maintaining the best systems for stewarding donors and donor prospects, leveraging data and technological solutions to match departmental and organizational goals. The Development Operations Manager also works cross-departmentally to coordinate efforts with our Tessitura patron database, including training new staff and staying up to date with best practices for data management and clear communications across the organization. This position reports to the Director of Development (temporarily reports to the Managing Director).

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How To Apply
Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references with “Development Operations Manager” in the subject line to resumes@woollymammoth.net. No phone calls please.

OUR CULTURE AT WOOLLY:
At Woolly, our culture is driven by our stated core values of radical inclusivity, creative risk-taking, relentless inquiry & experimentation, world-class excellence, and innovation. We expect both personal and collective accountability in how these values are applied to the work of each employee of WMTC. We acknowledge that Woolly Mammoth has upheld and benefited from systems of oppression in our country and we aim to do better; using the principles of anti-racism to guide our actions and decision-making. How we do things is as important as what we do, and we expect our core values and anti-racist practices to influence the way we work together as a team. We strive to center openness, integrity, and care in our policies, processes, and how we interact with one another. We embrace a culture of transparency, accountability, and mutual respect as the foundation of all our collaborations, both inter-departmentally and externally. We take seriously our role as a civic leader, and strive to address local and national challenges using our knowledge, skills, commitment, and resources. As part of this work, all employees are expected to develop meaningful internal and external relationships that are mutually beneficial and impact-aware. We believe that everyone in the Woolly community is worth engaging in conversations about the art we make and how that art intersects with the world. We lean into the unconventional, especially if a nontraditional and inventive approach will help us reach new understandings of our art form, our industry, and our world.

Controller

Department: Administration
Reports to: Managing Director
FLSA: Exempt
Employment Status: Regular, Full-time
Date Posted: August 21, 2020

Position Description

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company seeks a skilled and experienced Controller to manage the company’s accounting and financial management systems and processes. Of particular importance is ensuring accurate accounting and timely reporting of the company’s financial position to staff and Board leadership to make sound financial decisions. The Controller should be comfortable in a hands-on role with regard to accounting and financial management. With under 20 full-time employees, this is the only Finance position on staff – so the successful candidate must have a strong grasp of all key financial management functions and the ability to do everything from basic accounts payable to budget management and financial analysis. They must also be comfortable in a fast-paced, artistic environment. This position supports the galvanizing artistic work that Woolly Mammoth engenders by ensuring accurate and clean books with proper financial procedures.

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How To Apply
Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references with “Controller” in the subject line to resumes@woollymammoth.net. No phone calls please.

Priority Deadline: September 17, 2020
Priority will be given to applications submitted prior to September 17, 2020

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.

Woolly Mammoth seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment. We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, and people of color – as well as members of underrepresented groups – to apply.