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The La Jolla Playhouse is a passion-led organization and offers several fun and rewarding employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities. For general inquiries about employment, internships, and/or volunteering, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

How to Apply: To apply for an open position please submit a resume and cover letter to the contact listed. The La Jolla Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer.


Production


Associate Sound and Video Supervisor

La Jolla Playhouse, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit theatres, seeks an Associate Sound and Video Supervisor. The position is responsible for managing projects from conception to completion in conjunction with visiting artists; employing open lines of communication with other Production Departments, Designers, and Production Management as necessary and applicable. The position will also assist in managing the day-today operations of the Sound & Video Department; coordinating the audio and video resources of La Jolla Playhouse and its related productions, festivals and special events while maintaining a safe and healthy work environment.

The ideal candidate will maintain early and constant communication with Production Managers, Sound & Video Department Supervisor, and Designers regarding coordination of artists’ requirements and La Jolla Playhouse resources. In addition, he/she will supervise and assist in the Load-in and strike of all sound and video equipment including speakers, com systems, microphones, cabling and rigging, video projectors, screens and computer networks, and software configurations for rehearsals and performances. The incumbent will supervise and assist in scheduling, accounting, purchasing and planning for productions and shop operations.

Please see the full job description here.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and salary history to: La Jolla Playhouse, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 12039, La Jolla, CA 92039 or e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (include "Associate Sound and Video Supervisor" in subject line). EOE.



Seasonal Positions

La Jolla Playhouse (LORT B) is currently accepting resumes for consideration for future openings. Special attention will be paid to applicants residing in the San Diego area. Must have a valid driver's license, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Positions are hourly plus overtime. Send resume and references to: Production Management at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Electronic submissions only; no mail, fax or phone calls please. EOE.



Marketing and Communications


Audience Activator

La Jolla Playhouse is the recipient of a multi-year grant from the Wallace Foundation, “Building Audiences for Sustainability.” A key objective of this grant is to increase the ethnic diversity of Playhouse audiences and encourage on-going engagement with new communities. We are seeking a part-time Audience Activator to join our team for 16 weeks during the launch of this initiative to activate new, ethnically diverse audiences.

In partnership with Playhouse staff, the ideal candidate will develop and nurture new relationships with ethnically diverse communities in San Diego that are underrepresented in the current Playhouse audience, work closely with established organizations and individuals connected to diverse communities, especially the Playhouse Leadership Council, to ensure the Playhouse is reaching them to the best of its ability and in the ways they seek to be engaged. In addition, he/she will assist in meeting established goals for ticket sales and engagement attendance to diverse communities for the upcoming production Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin and the 2015 Without Walls Festival. The incumbent will coordinate group ticket sales and potential events for new audience members and assist in advertising and data research initiatives associated with the Wallace grant as needed.

Please see the full job description here.

Send resume, cover letter and salary history to: La Jolla Playhouse, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 12039, La Jolla, CA 92039 or e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (please include "Audience Activator" in the subject line). EOE.



Patron Services Department


Patron Services Representative

The Patron Services Representative represents the La Jolla Playhouse and UC San Diego Department of Theatre & Dance to patrons, both over the telephone and in person, selling single tickets and subscriptions while providing quality customer service. This is a part-time position.

Please see the full job description here.

To apply, please send your resume to: La Jolla Playhouse, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 12039, La Jolla, CA 92039 or e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (please include "Patron Services Rep" in subject line). EOE.



Sales Concierge

La Jolla Playhouse is looking for an experienced inside sales person to make outbound telephone sales calls to potential subscription buyers. The position is a 16-week temporary contract assignment with up to 30 hours per week. Candidate must have prior sales experience and demonstrate enthusiasm about making cold calls to customers. The ideal candidate has a background in customer service and approaches sales calls as a concierge service to patrons that will deepen their relationship and enhance their experience with the La Jolla Playhouse. Telecommuting may be an option for the right candidate.

Requirements

  • 5+ years inside sales experience is a must
  • Experience making cold calls, needs analysis and closing potential customers
  • Computer literacy in database and/or ticketing systems preferred
  • Customer service experience preferred

To apply, please send your resume to: La Jolla Playhouse, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 12039, La Jolla, CA 92039 or e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (please include "Sales Concierge" in subject line). EOE.



Education & Outreach


Education & Outreach Coordinator

La Jolla Playhouse seeks an Education & Outreach Coordinator to provide administrative departmental support, including: management of departmental files, contracts and calendars. In addition, the Coordinator serves as the coordinator of the La Jolla Playhouse internship program, the coordinator of the ACCESS program, oversees the booking of annual POP Tour, and handles registration of programs including Young Performers’ Workshop, Conservatory and School Residencies. Ideal candidate will be computer literate, collaborative and have strong writing, organizational and people skills with the ability to multi-task on overlapping projects.

Please see the full job description here.

Send resume, cover letter and salary history to: La Jolla Playhouse, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 12039, La Jolla, CA 92039 or e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (please include "Education & Outreach" in the subject line). EOE.