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 Opening
Jr. Graphic Designer / Production Artist
Teaching Assistant

Ticket Office Associate – Part Time



Jr. Graphic Designer / Production Artist

Children’s Theatre Company has an outstanding opportunity for an entry-level design professional eager to learn while creating and implementing campaign strategies. The Jr. Designer has opportunities to:
  • Collaborate with marketing and administrative teams on concepts and production design
  • With direction, develop concepts and execute designs
  • Deliver both print and digital assets for integrated marketing campaigns
  • Employ production design skills in creating original branding and using existing schemes to deliver a variety of web, email and print marketing assets
The ideal candidate for this position will be enthusiastic, collaborative and will thrive in a fast-paced environment. S/he will also possess:
  • BA / BFA in Graphic Design
  • Understanding of typography, layout, form and color
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
  • Possessing creative versatility and attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform both independently and in a group with comfort
  • Working knowledge of print production preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of HTML an asset, but not required
The Application Process:
Please send your cover letter, resume, and digital portfolio to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (Subject line should read “Jr. Graphic Designer/Production Artist”). No phone calls please.



Teaching Assistant
Job Status: Temporary
Work Schedule:
June 22-26: Mon-Fri 7:45am-1pm;
July 6-August 7: Mon-Fri 7:45am-1pm, 2pm-4:30pm;
Training:
June 4-5, hours TBD

Teaching Assistants are responsible for assisting the lead teacher in Children’s Theatre Company’s Theatre Arts Training early childhood camps as assigned. Responsible for facilitation of extended care programming, including planning and preparation of any supplemental classroom materials. Responsible for monitoring student arrivals and departures and implementing safety procedures. Responsible for additional office and administrative tasks as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Assist lead teacher to implement age appropriate classroom content and activities consistent with TAT curriculum and MN Learning Standards guidelines, incorporating elements of theatre, music and dance, for week-long early childhood camps as assigned; assist in the preparation of classroom materials
  • Collaborate with fellow teaching artists to facilitate extended care programming for students in grades K-8, including the planning, preparation and leading of activities
  • Work with education staff and CTC staff to provide a safe, inclusive and creative environment for learning; this includes assisting with keeping attendance records by checking students in and out, greeting families and providing directions
  • Assists with office and administrative tasks as needed, including but not limited to: filing, photocopying, answering phones, data management and incident/accident documentation
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
  • Strong communication skills; demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with others
  • Experience working with young people and families
  • Background in music, dance, theater and/or education
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to engage, challenge and interest youth through the arts; familiarity with arts education principles and best practices a plus
  • Must be student/customer oriented and able to build relationships with students, families, artists and staff
  • Strong organizational skills; proven ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Adaptable and confident working under pressure
  • Possesses ability to lead and take initiative in a high stress environment
  • Experience in implementing safety procedures
TO APPLY Please send a cover letter and resume to Laura Delventhal at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 15, 2015

Ticket Office Associate – Part Time
Reports to: Ticket Operations Supervisor & PT Ticket Office Performance Supervisors

Position Summary: Provide service to customers in a manner consistent with the high quality performance and service standards of the Theatre by following customer service policies and procedures. Process single ticket, season ticket, and Theatre Arts Training class orders over the telephone, through the mail, and at the ticket office.

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Answer ticket office phone lines and help patrons in person at the ticket office in a pleasant and timely manner, providing a consistently high level of customer service.
  • Process single ticket, season ticket, and Theatre Arts Training orders by phone, mail or in person.
  • Complete necessary data entry, paperwork and procedures for accurate record-keeping and sales.
  • Accurately process all forms of payment for reservations, including occasional cash transactions.
  • Check and mail purchased tickets and correctly file tickets to be held at the Ticket Office.
  • Provide additional ticket office and marketing support as required.
Requirements and Qualifications:
Preferred candidates will have a professional attitude with pleasant disposition and a desire to be a team player. Previous sales experience desired with a proven record of exemplary customer service. Candidate must also have excellent customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people, as well as good attention to detail and sound decision making ability.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills:
Experience with computerized ticketing system (preferably Tessitura) and phone sales preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel a plus. Previous experience in a non-profit or arts organization a plus.

Position Status: Part Time evenings, and/or weekends with a varying flexible schedule based on the performance calendar.

Number of hours available to work each week will vary depending on show schedules, with a limit of up to a maximum 30 hours available per week as assigned by your supervisor.

Must be available a minimum of 10 hours per week. Starting Salary: $9.50/hour; non-exempt

Please email a cover letter and resume to the Ticket Operations Supervisor, Meghan Sherer, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday, March 13th at 5pm.

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