Opportunities

Arden Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Applicants from historically underrepresented groups in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Open Positions 

Manager of Institutional Giving

Manager of Institutional Giving

Date posted: July 28, 2022

Application deadline: August 31, 2022

Arden Theatre Company seeks an experienced professional for a leadership position in the company. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Manager of Institutional Giving is responsible for overseeing the strategy and execution of the company’s institutional donors (foundation, corporate, government) to meet an annual revenue goal of ~$1.5 million. The Manager must write and submit accurate and timely grant proposals and reports, ensure compliance with funding guidelines, and oversee institutional donor cultivation and stewardship. In this deadline-driven role, the Manager is expected to proactively seek opportunities to generate proposals based on corporate and foundation interest that will result in funding for the immediate and long terms goals of the Arden.

The position is full-time/exempt and compensation is between $48,000-52,000/year plus benefits.

Please see complete listing here.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to: humanresources@ardentheatre.org

Please include “Manager of Institutional Giving” in the subject line.

No phone calls please.

Front of House Assistant

Front of House Assistant (Part-Time)

Date posted: September 7, 2022
This position is currently filled but we are accepting applications for future opportunities.

​Arden Theatre Company seeks part-time members for its Front of House Team to assist in the day-to-day operations of the box office, house management, and concessions. Front of House Assistants are responsible for all aspects of the customer service experience from the initial purchase of tickets all the way to the patron’s departure at the end of the show. Responsibilities can include: processing tickets, assisting with seating, distribution of accessibility equipment, and the general setup, operation, and breakdown of a concessions station. Tasks will vary depending on the needs of a particular performance and availability.

Hours range from 10am to 6pm on weekdays, to weekend and evening hours while performances are running. Must have a positive, energetic attitude, ability to multitask, strong customer service skills, basic computer knowledge, and a sense of humor.

Previous box office or front of house experience preferred; knowledge of Audience View is a plus but not required.  The Arden is an equal-opportunity employer.

Employment is part time seasonal. Part-timers are expected to work an average of 15-25 hours per week, based on need and availability. Starting rate is $15.00 per hour.

Anticipated start time: End of September, early October. The season will conclude in late June 2023.

How To Apply

Send cover letter and resume demonstrating relevant experience to humanresources@ardentheatre.org. Please reference “Front of House Assistant” in your subject line.  No phone calls please.

Education Administrator

EDUCATION ADMINISTRATOR

Date posted: September 2, 2022
Application Deadline: September 23, 2022

The Education Administrator reports to the Director of Education and Community Outreach and is responsible for supporting the administrative needs and duties of the Arden’s educational programming and community engagement activities. Arden’s primary education programs include: Arden for All, Arden Drama School and Summer Camp, Arden Professional Apprenticeship (APA) program, and Teen Arden. Though this is primarily an administrative position, the Education Administrator will also teach on a limited basis. The position requires evening and weekend hours.

Position is full-time/exempt and compensation is between $35,000-38,000/year plus benefits.

 

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HOW TO APPLY

Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to: humanresources@ardentheatre.org
Please include “Education Administrator” in the subject line.
No phone calls please.

Education Administrator

Marketing & Communications Manager

Position Summary

Arden Theatre Company seeks an experienced professional for a leadership position in the company.  Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Marketing & Communications Manager is member of a three person team and is responsible for driving earned income initiatives through specific marketing, advertising and communications campaigns. The Marketing & Communications Manager will work with the department on the design of the overall Season Campaign. The Manager works alongside agencies, consultant and vendors to assure the continued effectiveness of the Arden’s marketing and communication efforts.

The Marketing & Communications Manager reports directly to the Director of Marketing and Communications.

  • Assist with the development, implementation, and evaluation of annual marketing, promotion and communications plans to advance the Arden’s brand identity and broaden awareness of its programming and mission.
  • Coordinate the development of marketing collateral by participating in concept design with the Marketing team and taking responsibility for the design and management of execution, maintaining vendor relationships, adherence to budget and distribution.
  • Coordinates the Communications Schedule across all departments which includes direct mail & email correspondence schedule to ensure a clear communication plan – including relevant segmentation and automation.
  • Plan, create, and execute direct mail and database initiatives by participating in concept design with the Marketing team, and taking responsibility for interdepartmental communication, manage the creation and distribution of materials including vendor relationships, assure adherence to budget, oversee database management and complete an assessment of outcomes
  • Plan, create and execute promotions and partnerships by participating in concept design with the Marketing team, and taking responsibility for developing concepts, implementation plans, manage the execution and complete an assessment the outcomes.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of content for social media including video creation and editing.
  • Assist with brand monitoring according to company style guides, including use of the Arden logo, copywriting, copyediting, and proofreading any collateral or information distributed from the organization.
  • Oversee grassroots marketing campaigns including but not limited to materials distribution, community activities and strategic partnerships.
  • Assist with website updates and maintenance, including cross departmental training and execution.
  • Review and ensure the quality of marketing distribution lists; create and update lists as needed
  • Represents the Arden at community events.
  • Supervises apprentices, interns, and marketing over-hire on a project basis
  • This position requires evening and weekend hours.Experience and Qualifications:

Successful candidates will:

Knowledge of the current media advertising landscape and a passion for marketing
Have 2-5 years marketing or related experience – willing to consider a wide range of professional backgrounds.
Knowledge and proficiency with MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and major graphic/video file formats.
Be an exceptional leader and collaborator with an ability to engage with a wide range of people and have demonstrated success in motivating, directing, and managing staff, as well as experience in managing up.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail
Be willing and able to work flexible hours/days reflective of the dynamic schedule of a theatre which includes a variety of hours including evenings and weekends.
Be someone with initiative, creativity, excellent problem solving skills and a collaborative spirit.  Must have the ability to work within a fast paced, dedicated management team—rolling up your sleeves must be a favored tactic.
Express a passion for theatre and in the Philadelphia cultural community with a genuine interest in becoming a driver of the Arden’s mission and vision.
Compensation

Compensation for this position is $48,000-52,000/year

The position is full-time/exempt.

The company provides Medical and Disability Insurance, a Flexible Savings Plan, a Defined Contribution Plan, as well as paid vacation, personal, and holiday leave.

Arden Theatre Company has instituted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees; the successful candidate must provide proof of vaccination prior to beginning work and must agree to adhere to all Arden Theatre Company’s safety protocols.

Arden Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Applicants from historically underrepresented groups in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to: humanresources@ardentheatre.org
Please include “Marketing and Communications Manager” in the subject line.
No phone calls please.