Job Openings

Led by Artistic Director Peter C Brosius and Managing Director Tim Jennings, Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) is the world’s leading theatre for young people and their families and is one of the 20 largest producing theatres in the United States. A winner of the regional Tony Award, CTC creates extraordinary theatre experiences that educate, challenge and inspire young people. It has set standards of excellence in the quality of its productions, commitment to new work, and innovative education and community partnerships.

As a national leader in the field of theater for young audiences, Children’s Theatre Company is dedicated to increasing diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs, and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and recruiting of board members. CTC is committed to a future when our theatre is a home for all people, all families, reflective of our community.

Information on Internships can be found here.

Current Openings:
Part-Time Front of House Associate
Student Matinee Coordinator



Position Title: Part-Time Front of House Associate
Reports to: House Manager

Position Summary: To provide excellent customer service and assist the rest of Front of House staff in ensuring that productions and events are safe, entertaining, and efficiently run

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Assist in making sure the lobby, theatre, and concession stand are set up before patrons arrive.
  • Provide friendly service to patrons as they arrive, tear/scan tickets, help patrons find their seats, direct them to restrooms, answer questions about the theatre and shows, help with late seating, and watch the house for any general issue that arise before and during the performance.
  • Work assigned concessions lanes and gift shop prior to the show, during intermission and post show in a quick and efficient manor while making accurate transactions using the Square sales system.
  • Assist in making sure that the patrons all leave the theatre safely post performance.  Help clean the theatre and restock concessions and gift shop for the next performance.
  • Represent Children’s Theatre Company at both internal and external events as requested
  • Attend trainings and meetings as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the House Manager and/or Performance Supervisor.
  • Project the brand image of CTC through actions and behaviors at events and at the theatre
Requirements and Qualifications:
Positive, professional attitude with pleasant disposition and a desire to be a team player.   Excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people.  Good attention to detail and sound decision making ability during all types of situations, including ones involving high stress.  Must be able to work independently and self-motivate.  Must be able to lift and move items up to 50lbs, assist patrons up and down steps repeatedly, and stand for long periods of time.  Must have a willingness to provide and wear the required uniform (CTC provided shirt and black pants). Applicants must be at least 16 years old.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills:
Previous ushering or customer service experience in a non-profit or arts organization.

Position Status: Part Time

Position Schedule: flexible schedule including morning, night, and weekend hours based on performance calendar

Starting Salary: $9.50 /hour; non-exempt
Application Instructions: Please email a cover letter and resume to the House Manager, Thomas Rohde at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, September 12, 2014.

Position Title: Student Matinee Coordinator
Reports to: Senior Audience Services Manager

Position Summary:
Process, promote, and maximize school matinee ticket sales, with the majority of this position’s focus being on school group sales. Assist in coordinating events for group clients, and develop methods for building relationships with the goal of acquiring new group business and partnerships by actively pursuing new audiences.

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Take and process group reservations for all CTC Student Matinee performances, including phone reservations,issuing contracts, seat confirmations, billing and payments, and all required follow-up to secure payment and attendance.
  • Develop and implement promotional strategies for school group sales.
  • Coordinating special events with the Group Sales Coordinator for current and potential school and public group clients
  • Provide additional Public Group Sales support as needed.
  • Dedicate 25% of time on actively increasing school group sales by prospecting and cultivating new school group sales opportunities through research, phone calls and meetings. In addition, develop and implement strategies todeepen relationships with current buyers.
Requirements and Qualifications:
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Arts-related background preferred. Proven work experience requiring a strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently. Must be goal oriented and have the ability to obtain a predetermined result. Strong organizational skills with the ability to complete work within given deadlines.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills:
Bachelors or Associate Degree Required. Previous sales or marketing experience required. Experience with electronic ticketing system preferred; experience with Tessitura a plus.

Position Status: Full time includes comprehensive benefits plan.

To apply please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline to apply is September 26, 2014.

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