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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


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 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.