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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


Assistant to the Director of Development

The Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse is seeking an Assistant to the Director of Development to assist the Director of Development in the Endowment and Capital Campaign, the achievement of the annual Development goals and in the running of the Development office.

The ideal candidate will provide administrative support. Duties include, but are not limited to, composing or preparing routine correspondence including letters, screening incoming calls and correspondence and responding independently or directing to others in the department, managing calendars, independently scheduling appointments and producing and maintaining financial spreadsheets, project reports and presentation documents.

The incumbent will schedule and coordinate meetings, agendas and events, organize and maintain file systems, and file correspondences and other records, greet scheduled visitors and escort to appropriate area or person and arrange/coordinate travel schedules and reservations. In addition, the Assistant to the Director of Development will act as the meeting planner for Development staff meetings, including scheduling, agendas and minutes. Also, the position will be responsible for ordering all Development office supplies.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination and experience. The ability to write reports and business correspondence is critical to the position. The ideal candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, including superior composition, typing and proofreading skills. The ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule forms are essential. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Please see the full job description here.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to: La Jolla Playhouse, Attn: Nezam Etemadi, 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 Assistant to the Director of Development 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.



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.

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.



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.