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Groundlings Assistant Technical Director (Part-time)
Assist the Technical Director with production and administrative tasks, including:
Technical theater 'jack-of-all-trades' - carpentry skills, lights, sound
Scheduling crew and third-party vendors
Coordinating vendors - quotes, contracts, etc.
Project management - prop and build requests, etc.
May require running errands (mileage reimbursed)
Hybrid role. Hours vary.
Rate: $22-$25 per hour
Please submit your resume to [email protected]
THE GROUNDLINGS THEATRE & SCHOOL, a leading non-profit improv theatre in Los Angeles, seeks an experienced, proactive Events Coordinator to join our organization. This person will bring energy and strong sales skills to booking and coordinating corporate trainings, private shows, and other myriad events. Excellent communication (both spoken and written) and strong organizational and people skills are a must.
Identify prospective customers, lead generation and conversion
Contact new and existing customers to discuss needs
Answer questions about the products
Negotiate prices and terms, and prepare event agreements
Maintain contact lists and follow up with customers to continue relationships
Schedule events, as well as trainers, performers and other staff as needed for each event
Participate in the planning and implementation of annual school events, such as the School Open House, Diversity Festival and Master Class Fundraiser
Ensure that teachers and performers have adequate set-ups and materials
Participate in overseeing marketing efforts for private events
Other administrative duties as assigned
Ideal Candidate Attributes:
3+ years of event planning experience or similar scope of responsibilities
Strong organizational and time management skills, and a self-starter mentality
Excellent sales skills and the flexibility to adapt to client needs
Experience with theatre or arts organizations
Ability to work creatively and independently with superior problem-solving skills
Forward-looking thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
Ability to communicate and work effectively with leadership, interns, staff, and board members
Ability to lead the coordination of cross-departmental efforts
Willingness to work some nights and weekends as required
A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; a personal approach that values the individual and respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability, and socio-economic circumstance
This is a part-time, hourly position, pay range is $23-27 per hour.
Groundlings School Associate / School House Manager (part time)
Perform administrative and office support activities for all adult and teen classes, including:
process class registrations and payment plans
engage students and student questions
maintain the Groundlings School email
field telephone calls
greet and direct visitors and students
word processing, data entry
prep and run student shows on the Gary Austin Student Stage
work with teachers and other Groundlings staff on various projects
Strong customer service and phone skills are essential, as is the ability to work with complicated sales and database software. Tessitura experience a plus.
Schedule: Monday, 6:30 - 11pm. Additional shifts as scheduled.
The Groundlings Theatre and School offers quarterly internships to qualified candidates. Candidates must be full-time college students (junior, senior, or graduate school) earning college credit. Internships are approximately 24 hours per week for 10-12 weeks. If interested in applying to our program, please send your resume and letter of interest to [email protected]. Customer service and experience working in a theatre a plus!
Fall 2023 Applications are now closed.