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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: Ben Seibert, Associate Production Manager, 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.



Development

Associate Director of Development, Corporate Relations

La Jolla Playhouse, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit theatres, seeks an Associate Director of Development to help raise annual operating and special campaign funds. Reporting to the Director of Development and working collaboratively with the Development Team, the Associate Director will help to lead the effort to broaden the base of support from corporations, while effectively engaging Trustees and organizational leadership in the process. The ideal candidate secures corporate support and sponsorship for Playhouse productions and related programming, education and outreach initiatives, and the Gala. This includes increasing support from current donors, broadening the base of corporate support overall, and building a wide-range of partnerships that will be mutually beneficial to the Playhouse and the corporate/business community.

The Assistant Director will have a demonstrated track record of identifying, cultivating and soliciting gifts, with advanced skills in individual and/or institutional giving. Position requires a minimum of 5 to 7 years development experience, excellent written and verbal communications, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, computer and database literacy, and a thorough understanding of fundraising strategies and practices.

Please see the full job description here.

Send resume, cover letter and salary history to: La Jolla Playhouse, Attn: Human Resources Manager, 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 . EOE.


Development Database & Research Analyst

The Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse is looking for a Development Database and Research Analyst to join our team. The Development Database & Research Analyst will be responsible for the oversight and management of the donor/prospect management system to include gift acceptance, recording, reporting and prospect research. The Development Database & Research Analyst is also tasked with supporting other development department functions to achieve the overall departmental goals.

In addition, the ideal candidate will enter all contributions per defined coding standards and processing daily contribution reports. In concert with the Donor Engagement Coordinator, the incumbent will oversee written acknowledgement letter process for Individual Giving. The position will generate reports, such as but not limited to Progress to Goal, Cash Flow and Pledge Balance, performance seat book as required. In addition, the incumbent will work with the Special Events Coordinator to build lists and extractions for invitations and event e-blasts.

Please see the full job description here.

Send 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 Development Database and Research Analyst in subject line). EOE. We thank you for your interest in working for La Jolla Playhouse. Once submitted, your résumé will be reviewed, and if your experience and background fits our needs, someone from our office will contact you for an interview.



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.


Lead Patron Services Representative

The Lead Patron Services Representative represents the La Jolla Playhouse to patrons, both over the telephone and in person, selling single tickets subscriptions and providing quality customer service. The Lead Patron Services Representative is responsible for renewing subscriptions for fixed seat subscribers. This position is expected to work cohesively with all employees, set an exemplary example to Patron Service Representatives and may on occasion train other representatives on company ticketing processes and systems. This is a full-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 Lead Patron Services Rep in subject line). EOE.