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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


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.



Finance


Comptroller

The Comptroller is responsible for carrying out the financial objectives of the institution. The ideal candidate will serve as the manager of General Ledger accounting, bank account reconciliations, payroll recording, as well as other general accounting responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Finance.

He/she will oversee GL accounting and special projects to include preparing, recording, analyzing, reconciling and resolving discrepancies in the organization’s accounting records as requested. The individual will also supervise the Payroll Specialist, Staff Accountant and Production Accountant.

Job duties include: Advise, assist, and train staff that performs payroll processing, accounts payable and bookkeeping functions. In addition, the incumbent will perform bank reconciliations and monitor daily banking activity, including Operating account, Building account, Reserve for Royalty Revenue, and Stock and Endowment accounts. Essential duties of the position are to maintain the general ledger and participate in and support annual audit.

Requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis on Accounting or equivalent and 2-5 years accounting or bookkeeping in a non-profit organization preferred. Strong Accounting knowledge, primarily for General Ledger maintenance, General Ledger journal entries, bank deposits, bank reconciliations, fixed assets and related depreciation. Advanced skills in Excel and previous supervisory experience are a must. A basic understanding of bank accounts and reconciliations is required. Knowledge of business/financial issues relating to a nonprofit is desired. Financial Edge and Paychex experience is highly desirable.

Please see the full job description here.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: Nezam Etemadi, Human Resources Specialist, La Jolla Playhouse, 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 Comptroller in subject line). No calls please. 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 Inside Sales Rep in subject line). EOE.