We recruit, nurture, maintain, and honor a highly diverse, highly qualified resident staff of theater artists, administrators, educators and operational staff members. We focus on providing fair and competitive compensation and opportunities for growth.
Positions are updated as they become available and subsequently are filled. On an as needed basis, we also have a variety of internships available. We also post information about auditions as they become available.
Dallas Children's Theater
Development Assistant - Records
Status: Full Time - Exempt
Open Until: Position Filled
For over 27 years, Dallas Children's Theater (DCT) has been astonishing kids and families with the fun of Broadway-like plays and a lot more! Named by Time magazine as one of the top 5 children's theaters in the country, DCT is DFW's only theater center committed to bringing literature to life for children year round. Each year, DCT's devoted cast of professional artists and others expose more than 255,000 people to what is clearly one of the best educational and artistic experiences available. In addition, through hands-on workshops, substantive classroom curriculum, onstage performance and supplemental forums for discussion around tough themes such as bullying, learning differences, eating disorders and dating violence - to name a few - DCT provides kids and families with a safe, non-threatening environment in which to experience the performing arts and exchange important and character-building ideas at the same time.
We are seeking a detail-oriented individual to support the administrative aspects of our donor and corporate relations activities. Qualified candidates should have database management experience, excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills and a clear understanding of gift processing/recognition for a nonprofit. Ideal candidates will be proficient in the use of Tessitura (or similar donor database.)
• Associate's or bachelor's degree in a related field.
• A minimum of three years' experience in an administrative position,
preferably in a not-for-profit development office
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; database management experience - Tessitura preferred
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Ability to organize and prioritize work
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to remain focused and organized under multiple and tight deadlines.
• Ability to work independently and as a team player.
To apply, email resume along with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a complete position description, please click here.
Part-time positions assisting the production department are available on an as-needed basis throughout the season. Positions include:
• Light & Sound Board Operators
• Running Crew
• Sound Engineer
To apply, e-mail your resume along with a cover letter to: email@example.com.
Dallas Children's Theater
Status: Full Time- Hourly/ Non- Exempt
Open Until: Position Filled
Dallas Children's Theater (DCT) is seeking a motivated and responsible professional to join our team to support patron, staff and guest services inside and outside of our building. Key responsibilities include: patrolling the Rosewood Center property to ensure a safe and hazard free workplace environment; locking and unlocking facilities per master calendar; responding to minor disturbances and emergency calls; assisting patrons, guests, and staff to and from building as needed; inspecting property for hazards and equipment in need of repair; serving as first responder in times of emergency and other duties as needed. Qualified candidates will have a minimum two years of experience or equivalent education and proven success in managing large groups of people. An appreciation for the arts, children, a commitment to a job well done, good written and verbal communication skills, an ability to multitask and wear multiple hats are also expected. This position is a year-round position, eligible for overtime after 40 weekly hours. Flexible schedule and the ability to work nights and weekends required. DCT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send letter of interest, resume, and references to H. Bart McGeehon, Director of Production firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. For a complete position description, please click here.
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Dallas Children's Theater online position announcements are intended only to provide general descriptions of employment opportunities; none of the information provided for any position should be interpreted as a commitment by Dallas Children's Theater to specific terms and conditions for employment.
DCT is committed to the kind of excellence in theater arts programming that challenges and inspires young people from every race, culture, gender, social class, ability and sexual orientation to develop their unique creative talents and individual perspectives in order to contribute to a more pluralistic and peaceful world.
DCT promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of the institution, including its programming, board and staff.