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The La Jolla Playhouse is a passion-led organization and offers several fun and rewarding employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities.

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


Production Assistant

Dates of employment: 9/6/16 – 11/6/16
Rate of pay: $10.50/hour

La Jolla Playhouse is looking for a Production Assistant to join the stage management team for our new musical Miss You Like Hell. This position would be local to San Diego; no housing, car or travel provided. Your responsibilities as Production Assistant are those commonly understood in the Theatre industry and shall include, but are not limited to: assist the Stage Manager and Production Department Heads with day-to-day rehearsal duties; attendance at specified meetings, attendance at all rehearsals, technical rehearsals, and performances; and any other duties as assigned by the Stage Manager, Director, Production Manager, or their representative.

Please email your resume to Tarin Hurstell, Production Office Manager, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 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.





FINANCE


Director of Finance

The Director of Finance is responsible for overseeing and managing the organization’s financial planning and accounting, as well as providing the required data and analytical information for the overall successful financial management of the organization. The Director ensures the Finance Department functions as a high-performing team, focused on supporting business needs across the entire organization. This position works closely with and reports to the Managing Director, providing data and analysis to assist him in making responsible financial decisions for the organization

Please see the full job description here.

To apply, please send cover letter, salary history and 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 "Director of Finance" in subject line). EOE.



DEVELOPMENT


Special Events Manager

La Jolla Playhouse, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit theatres, seeks a Special Events Manager to dual-manage La Jolla Playhouse events from start to finish, including fundraisers, Development donor benefit fulfillment events and other institutional events.

The ideal candidate, in conjunction with a second Special Events Manager, will professionally execute approximately 50 high quality institutional events annually with the goal of cultivating and building relationships between La Jolla Playhouse and its prospects, patrons and donors. Also, the Special Events Manager will co-supervise Special Projects Coordinator, interns, consultants, porters, bartenders, vendors and volunteers. The incumbent will work closely with all Development staff, other institutional departments and Board members to achieve increasingly successful fundraising events. He/she will provide a high level of customer service to Board members, donors, patrons and vendors, manage Special Events department calendar, coordinating with other departments to reserve space and resources as needed. The ideal candidate will manage event budgets, tracking income and expense and staying within budget, secure $150,000 annually in in-kind vendor and hotel donations for events; stewarding the relationships and managing these donations for accounting, budgeting and tax purposes.

In addition, he/she will possess a Bachelor’s degree and/or a minimum of 4 years of experience managing large events (experience in a non-profit environment a plus). The incumbent will possess outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively manage volunteers, excellent organizational skills; a high level of attention to detail and the capacity to work comfortably in a rapidly changing environment on multiple, ongoing projects and effective interpersonal/relationship building skills are a must. The ideal candidate will have the ability to meet goals and deadlines, will be comfortable with budgets and financial reporting. Additionally, familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel and ability to learn to use the Tessitura database with a growing level of sophistication are expected.

Please see the full job description here.

Send cover letter with salary history and a resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please include ‘Special Events Manager’ in the subject. Submissions missing the requested information will not be considered. No phone calls please. EOE.



IT SYSTEMS


Network Systems Specialist

La Jolla Playhouse is seeking a Network Systems Specialist experienced in Microsoft Windows Server products, Exchange Server, Active Directory, Group Policies, wireless network and firewall hardware. The Network Systems Specialist provides administration and help desk support for desktop, laptop and mobile devices. This position assists and supports La Jolla Playhouse’s network, servers and IT equipment.

Required Education/Experience

  • 2+ years of experience working with PCs, printers, scanners and other common office equipment is required
  • Experience with PC operating systems including installation, upgrading and trouble shooting
  • Maintain network login accounts and outlook e-mail accounts
  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge of administering Windows platforms, hardware, peripheral devices and software (Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Exchange 2010)
  • Maintain accurate inventory records of company computers, laptops, printers and equipment

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proven ability to set priorities, be flexible and adapt to changes in priorities
  • Knowledge of general network topics such as VPN, LANS, Active Directory, Firewalls, DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP and RDP
  • Must have good interpersonal skills to deal with users who may have little technical knowledge
  • Experience with Apple computers and products is desirable
  • Familiar with best practice recommendations of Information Technology Infrastructure Library and with PCI compliance procedures
  • Optional experience with company phone and voicemail systems
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Networking or other IT related fields a plus

Please see the full job description here.

To apply, send cover letter, updated resume, and salary history to Nezam Etemadi at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (please include "Network Specialist" in subject line). EOE.



MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS


Database Analyst

La Jolla Playhouse, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit theatres, seeks a Database Analyst to join our Marketing team. The Database Analyst is responsible for significant aspects of the Patron management system. This person will be the “super user” of the database, training others and liaising with colleagues to maximize engagement to increase revenue. Tessitura and ticketing setup experience preferred. This person will be the “super user” of the database, training others and liaising with colleagues to maximize engagement to increase revenue. Tessitura and ticketing setup experience preferred.

The ideal candidate will have experience with Data Maintenance (maintain Patron Database system tables, configure and maintain season information including but not limited to seasons, performances, packages and pricing in database system and proactively maintain data integrity by creating data entry standards and audit reports. The incumbent should be familiar with Purchase Path Support (TNEW), maintaining purchase path activities and system maintenance (manage the timeline, testing and implementation of system upgrades, and maintain security groups and users.

He/she will possess a minimum of 3-5 years Database Administration experience utilizing all aspects of a Database Software – preferably Tessitura software. The incumbent will have excellent analytical, writing and editing skills in order to prepare reports and correspondence in appropriate tone, style and format, strong communications skills with the ability to translate technical information into terms non-technical staff can comprehend and strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Please see the full job description here.

Send cover letter with salary history and requirements and a resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please include ‘Database Admin’ in the subject. Submissions missing the requested information will not be considered. No phone calls please. EOE.



PATRON SERVICES


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.