FULL TIME & SEASONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Join Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts! Employment dates vary. All positions include competitive salary and housing. BSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), an award-winning professional theatre in Pittsfield, MA, seeks an Institutional Giving Manager to join our Development team whose chief responsibility is twofold: 1) oversight of all private foundations, government, and corporate grant writing, and 2) management of BSC’s burgeoning Business Partner program. The Manager must have their finger on the pulse of all company and community happenings to persuasively advocate on BSC’s behalf. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Manager is a key member of the Development Department.

Barrington Stage Company recognizes that it is a predominantly white institution and is actively working to become a more just, equitable and anti-racist theatre. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Steer all grants through application process from research to strategizing, from first draft to submission and any follow-up reporting.
  • Track annual grantor calendar and maintain communications with existing and potential grantors, including attending funding meetings and site visits.
  • Research and identify new government, private and corporate grantor funding sources.
  • Develop and manage our growing Business Partner Program and maintain relationships with new and longstanding business partners.
  • Determine and ensure the delivery of Business Partner Benefits.
  • Other duties as assigned in support of the Development Department include:
    • Assisting with the oversight of BSC’s Galas, openings and cultivation events.
    • Assisting with the cultivation and solicitation of individuals, corporations and businesses.

Skills:

  • Grant writing experience with a proven track record required.
  • A strong verbal and written communicator.
  • A self-starter, who can drive projects forward and work on deadline.
  • An impeccable degree of organization with acute attention to detail.
  • The desire to “get out of the office” and build donor relationships.
  • Availability to work on evenings and weekends, especially from May–October.
  • Knowledge and passion for theatre and the local community is a big plus.

This position is full-time exempt with occasional evening/weekend work. Salary range is $42–46,000 (commensurate with experience) with benefits including paid vacation; health, dental, vision and life insurance offered; cultural exchange program with other Berkshire organizations; offer includes 60 days of company housing.

To apply, send cover letter, writing sample, resume and 3 references to Jobs@BarringtonStageCo.org with Institutional Giving Manager in the subject line.

Barrington Stage Company (BSC) is seeking a Development Associate to join our team in Pittsfield, MA. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Associate is a core member of our fundraising team, an early-career position that will grow with the selected candidate’s strengths and skills. BSC is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in the Berkshires with a three-fold mission: to produce top notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs.

Barrington Stage Company recognizes that it is a predominantly white institution and is actively working to become a more just, equitable and anti-racist theatre. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Database management: primary department member maintaining the database’s integrity; pulling lists and reports for event invitations, appeals; ensuring accuracy and confidentiality of data.
  • Gift entry and acknowledgment.
  • Research and analysis for prospective individual donors as well as grantors.
  • Drafting appeal and campaign letters.
  • Event support: tracking RSVPs, assisting with setup, manning and clean up for events of all sizes.
  • Building relationships with board members and donors at all levels; engaging with community members in-person and virtually.
  • Supporting activities of fellow Development Department members and the broader mission of BSC as required.

Skills:

  • Familiarity with CRM software — preferably Tessitura, Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to engage stakeholders about theatre and our mission on a regular basis, through verbal and written communication.
  • Interest in building relationships with community members through conversation and presence at events.
  • Impeccable organization skills, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects efficiently.
  • Self-starter who enjoys working independently and with a team to meet a goal.
  • Knowledge and interest in theatre, fundraising, and the Berkshires is a plus.

This position is full-time exempt with occasional evening/weekend work. Salary is $35,600 with benefits including paid vacation; health, dental, vision and life insurance offered; cultural exchange program with other Berkshire organizations; offer includes 60 days of company housing.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Jobs@BarringtonStageCo.org with Development Associate in the subject line.

Barrington Stage Company (BSC) is seeking an Associate Box Office Manager to join our team in Pittsfield, MA. Reporting to the Box Office Manager, the Associate Box Office Manager is a core member of our marketing team, assisting with marketing projects and providing crucial support in managing our summer box office staff. BSC is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in the Berkshires with a three-fold mission: to produce top notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs.

Barrington Stage Company recognizes that it is a predominantly white institution and is actively working to become a more just, equitable and anti-racist theatre. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to patrons, fulfilling orders via phone and in person and welcoming patrons to our spaces.
  • Assist in management of the database, including running reports, conducting analysis and overseeing regular data cleaning to ensure accuracy.
  • Oversee daily operations including running house, performance and end of day reports, fulfilling comp ticket requests, and overseeing the Half-Tix program.
  • Conduct calls and build relationships with local businesses to solicit ads for our Season Playbill as well as telemarket to season subscribers.
  • Manage seasonal staff/interns, training them in our system and policies.
  • Work alongside the Marketing team to brainstorm audience development ideas and possible marketing strategies.
  • Process all ticket donation requests from community groups and other not-for-profits.

Skills:

  • Familiar with a Point of Sale or Customer Relationship Management system.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
  • Experience managing and motivating a team.
  • Customer service experience is required, a variety of roles encouraged.
  • Must be comfortable handling/counting cash and working with financial statements.
  • Ready to engage with the public on a daily basis, resolving conflicts and providing a seamless experience from purchase to show.
  • Self-starter with an attention to detail and ability to take on independent projects.
  • Flexible schedule; box office hours include evenings and weekends while in performance.

This position is full-time exempt. Salary is $35,600 with benefits including paid vacation; health, dental, vision and life insurance offered; cultural exchange program with other Berkshire organizations; offer includes 60 days of company housing.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Jobs@BarringtonStageCo.org with Associate Box Office Manager in the subject line.

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), an award-winning professional theatre in Pittsfield, MA, is seeking a Content Marketing Associate to join our growing marketing team, with a particular focus on promoting our programming through video production and visual content. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, this early career position also assists with events, postering, box office/front of house coverage and other duties as assigned. BSC is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in the Berkshires with a three-fold mission: to produce top notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs.

Barrington Stage Company recognizes that it is a predominantly white institution and is actively working to become a more just, equitable and anti-racist theatre. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of video production for content marketing, as well as assisting other departments with video production and editing needs.
  • Conceptualize and execute, in coordination with the rest of the Marketing team as well as other departments, videos and series in support of programming.
  • Contribute to marketing team workflow by executing tasks as assigned, including but not limited to graphic design, website maintenance, organization and administrative tasks.
  • Assist with organizing and setup of company events, including but not limited to promotional events.

Skills:

  • A strong marketing generalist with exceptional video production and editing skills.
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Ability to execute solo projects as well as in collaboration with a team.
  • Comfort juggling multiple deadline-sensitive projects simultaneously.
  • All members of the marketing team must be able to engage with the public, whether assisting with events, performances, postering et al.
  • Willingness to contribute meaningfully beyond the immediate scope of the role.

This position is full-time exempt with occasional evening/weekend work. Salary is $35,600 with benefits including paid vacation; health, dental, vision and life insurance offered; cultural exchange program with other Berkshire organizations; offer includes 60 days of company housing.

To apply, please submit a resume as well as video examples/reels, storyboards, and writing samples to Jobs@BarringtonStageCo.org with Content Marketing Associate in the subject line. Anticipated start date will be February 1, 2021 (subject to change).

For information on our Professional Internship Program, please click here.

CASTING

All casting for BSC productions is handled by Pat McCorkle Casting out of New York City. Please refer to their website for casting notices.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The purpose of the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to ensure equal opportunity in the conduct of all Barrington Stage Company business activities.

In addition, BSC business decisions shall be made without regard to the following: race, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, age, disability, U.S. veteran status, or sexual orientation.

It is the policy of BSC to provide an atmosphere free of:

  • Religious bias.
  • Harassment on the basis of a person’s national origin.
  • Discrimination against any employee or applicant because he/she is a disabled veteran.
  • Discrimination against any employee or applicant as a result of their physical disability in accordance with all applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) is intended to protect qualified individuals with disabilities against discrimination in employment and in the provision of services to the public. BSC is committed to compliance with the ADA and will engage in the interactive process with the candidate or employee to determine whether a reasonable accommodation can be found as soon as it is put on notice of the potential need for an accommodation. All employees are strictly prohibited from discriminating against qualified applicants or employees with actual or perceived disabilities, or patrons with actual or perceived disabilities. All requests for accommodation should be made in writing and directed to the Managing Director.