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The Old Globe is currently seeking the following position(s):

Director of Arts Engagement

The Old Globe is seeking a dynamic and creative Director of Arts Engagement to conceive, develop, implement, and oversee community-based programming that will expand the Globe's constituency by engaging all levels of the institution with San Diego populations currently underserved by our work. This new position is part of a major institutional reorganization aimed at making engagement a key strategic value of the company's work.

Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Director of Arts Engagement will be a member of the senior staff and will be responsible for designing, planning, staffing, budgeting, and managing all engagement programs, as well as evaluating their effectiveness. The Director will oversee the Globe's existing program of community-based work, innovating and expanding it so that it aligns with the institution's long-term strategic vision. A centerpiece of this program is the Globe for All tour, whose values and community partnerships are central to the Globe's engagement vision; the Director of Arts Engagement will be charged with bringing these values to wider populations and expanding community relationships. The position will also oversee certain legacy programming in related areas such as K-12 education, volunteer coordination, outreach, and creative placemaking, also bringing those into alignment with the Globe's long term strategic vision. The Director of Arts Engagement will collaborate closely with senior staff in humanities, production, producing, marketing, and development, and will represent the Globe to external constituents in the region, as well as in government, philanthropy, and national professional organizations.

The successful candidate will bring a rich and innovative vision for how a major theatre institution can engage in exciting, nimble, and meaningful ways with the widest community. S/he will possess extensive experience in developing strategic, community-based engagement programs, and will be able to develop programs that deliver model arts-engagement programming to San Diego within available resources. This position requires demonstrated leadership ability, as well as excellent artistic, management, organizational, and communication skills. Knowledge of bilingual communities and urban community organizations required. Bilingual English/Spanish and/or applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply. MA in Theatre Arts/Education or equivalent, or six to ten years related experience and/or training combination required. Competitive salary and benefits package. Must be able to pass a background check. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to


The Old Globe seeks skilled carpenters for scenic construction for spring and summer positions. Positions are available April 20 through August 8, 2015. The Old Globe is a LORT B theatre with three stages, producing 15 productions annually including musicals and a Shakespeare Festival. Prior experience in a regional or professional scene shop is essential. Applicants must be able to demonstrate high-quality wood and metal construction skills; and be proficient in a wide range of scenic construction techniques. The Scene Shop is a 14,000-square foot construction facility equipped with a CNC router table and full range of metal and woodworking machinery. Please send a letter and resume to with "Carpenter" in the subject line of your email.

Subscription Sales Representatives

The Old Globe Theatre is accepting applications from experienced Sales Callers with positive attitudes for current openings for outbound subscription sales calls. Love of the arts a plus. Hourly base plus commission, nightly cash bonuses, and comp tickets. Sunday through Thursday evenings, 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; minimum of five shifts and 17.5 hours per week required. On-site in beautiful Balboa Park. Send cover letter and resume to Background check required.

Telefunding Specialist

The Old Globe in Balboa Park seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Telefunding specialist to assist with its Annual Fund Campaign. The ideal candidate is a talented individual that has a strong sales background and a love for live theatre. Not-for-profit experience is preferred but not required. This is a part-time position with flexible hours. Send cover letter and resume to Background check required.

Non-discrimination Statement

The Old Globe will not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, gender identity, genetic information, sex or sexual orientation, or any other protected category in its hiring and employment practices, or in any other aspect of the employment relationship.