GROUP SALES: Goodspeed Musicals seeks part-time Group Sales Manager. Must be motivated, outgoing and detail oriented. Some sales experience required, entertainment group sales experience preferred. Responsible for increasing sales to groups of 20+ by personal/ telephone calls and direct mail. Knowledge of PatronEdge software a plus. Send resume to: Ticket Sales Manager, Goodspeed Musicals, PO Box A, East Haddam, CT 06423 or email: email@example.com. No calls. EOE.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT: Goodspeed Musicals, a Connecticut cultural treasure and internationally renowned non-profit theatrical institution seeks an exceptional person to lead its development efforts. The Director of Development is given full responsibility for achieving institutional fundraising goals, managing a team of 5 professionals and participating as a senior staff member. The successful candidate must be a highly strategic thinker and possess a solid track record of fundraising across a broad spectrum of sources in order to support operating needs, special initiatives, capital projects and endowment growth. He or she will also be well versed in prospect research, relationship cultivation, securing major grant funding and delivering benefits to a large group of organization members. Experience and positive relationships in the local philanthropic community, preferably within the arts and culture sector will be considered a plus. Salary is competitive, benefits included. To submit your information, please contact Donna Tafel, Executive Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860.873.8664, ext. 334. Goodspeed Musicals is an EOE.
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To apply for any of these internships, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to our Education Director, Joshua S. Ritter at email@example.com
The Producing Intern works under the supervision of the Associate Producer and Line Producer to observe first hand the process of bringing a Goodspeed production from inception to the stage. Duties include analyzing and reviewing script submissions; general correspondence; clerical work; and other tasks as assigned. Requirements: Excellent writing, communication, research skills and computer proficiency (Excel and Word.) Must have his/her own transportation
The Marketing/PR Intern works under the supervision of the Advertising Manager and Public Relations Manager. Duties include assisting with promotion of our single ticket and subscription campaigns; writing/editing copy; design and layout of flyers and posters; maintaining press and photo archives; poster and brochure distribution; updating the press and patron list database; assisting with creating audience surveys, and new e-marketing concepts. Requirements: Completion of at least freshman year of college, computer proficiency (Excel, Word, some graphic design experience helpful). Must have his/her own transportation and must be willing to work some evenings and weekends.
The Education/Library Intern works under the supervision of the Director of Education/Librarian and Education Assistant. Duties include assisting with the annual Festival of New Artists; NYU Writers Residency; Music Direction Intensive; Audition Intensive; conducting research for a variety of educational projects; assisting with projects in the Scherer Library of Musical Theatre; marketing and planning for other Goodspeed Institute educational intensives; general correspondence clerical work, and other tasks as assigned. Requirements: Completion of at least freshman year of college and a demonstrated interest in Theatre Education. Candidates must have an attention to detail, excellent writing, communication, and research skills. Interns should also be proficient in using Excel and Word. Must have his/her own transportation.
The Development Intern works under the supervision of the Director of Development. Duties include researching corporate and foundation opportunities; preparing reports on identified funders and grants; data entry; filing; mail preparation; and assisting with the day-to-day operations of the department. Requirements: Excellent organizational skills; research skills; attention to detail; and ability to work independently.
There are no open full-time Production Positions at this time.
SCENIC CARPENTER: Goodspeed Musicals seeks a Scenic Carpenter. Wood working, Welding, Rigging and supervisory skills is a must. Hourly plus overtime. Preferred candidates are available beginning immediately. EOE. Fax or send letter, resume, salary requirements, availability, and list of three references to Matt Francis, Technical Director, Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, or fax to 860-873-2480, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
COSTUME SHOP STAFF: Goodspeed Musicals, a LORT B musical theatre with a 40+ year history of sending shows to Broadway, is now accepting resumes for quality Drapers, First Hands, and Stitchers for 2013 season. The preferred applicant would be available February to November, and have experience working on full scale musicals. Work with Broadway caliber designers and actors in a fun, rural atmosphere, two hours from NYC. Send letter and resume to: Cindy Kubala, Costume Director, Goodspeed Musicals. PO Box A, East Haddam, CT 06423 or email to email@example.com
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TECHNICAL APPRENTICESHIPS: Goodspeed Musicals, a LORT B musical theatre with a 40+ year history of sending shows to Broadway, seeks the next generation of professional technicians. Apprenticeships are available in carpentry, properties, electrics, scenic art, and wardrobe. Preferred candidates are available beginning in March 2013, and have experience working on full scale musicals. Hourly wage plus overtime. EOE. Fax or send cover letter, availability, resume and list of three references to Erica Gilroy, Asst. Production Manager; Goodspeed Musicals; PO Box A; East Haddam, CT 06423, fax to 860.873.2480, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
COMPANY MANAGEMENT: Goodspeed Musicals seeks an outgoing person on seasonal basis to assist Company Management staff in all day-to-day housing, office, and transportation matters. Position is ideal for recent graduates or individuals seeking to develop a basic knowledge of company management. Must have valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and a sense of humor. Equal Opportunity Employer. Position available from March 1, 2013 to December 13, 2013. Send resume and references to: Kristan McLaughlin, Company Manager, Goodspeed Musicals, PO Box A, East Haddam, CT 06423; fax to 860.873.2329; or e-mail to email@example.com (please use “Goodspeed Musicals Apprentice Position” in the subject line).
Goodspeed Musicals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.