job-opportunities

Job Opportunities

Current Openings

Business Manager

Business Manager

Position Summary

A full-time position with responsibility for all functions related to managing and administering the business and financial functions of a LORT C non-profit theater company, working with the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and supporting the fulfillment of the company’s strategic and operating objectives. Serve as a member of the senior staff leadership team.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Manage the company’s day-to-day financial affairs and operations of the business office.

• Provide financial input to the senior staff leadership team, employees and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.

• Ensure legal and regulatory compliance as it relates to the financial affairs of a non-profit theater company.

• Manage PTC’s financial and accounting systems, recommend and implement changes in those systems when needed to support the company’s growth and in response to new needs.

• Oversee financial management and controls, including the development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the annual operating budget; analyze and report on weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly schedules as needed to support effective company operations and/or as requested by the senior staff leadership team and the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors.

• Work with all staff members to track and maintain accurate accounting of revenues and expenditures.

• Serve as staff liaison to outside auditors. Oversee execution of annual audit.

• Prepare monthly, year-to-date and year-end financial statements.

• Oversee Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and payroll processing.

• Manage all bank accounts and financial transactions, including company debit cards issued to staff.

• Manage employee benefit plans.

• Manage commercial insurance policies.

• Supervise part-time business office personnel as required.

Professional Qualifications

The successful candidate will have:

• A bachelor’s degree in accounting or business; course work or advanced degree in arts management is helpful

• A minimum of five years of non-profit accounting experience, preferably in the performing arts

• Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and accounting software (Quickbooks preferred); experience with ADP helpful

Additional Qualifications

This position also requires an individual who is:

• Committed to the mission of Philadelphia Theatre Company

• Self-motivated, thoughtful and calm

• While exceptionally detail oriented, can also focus on large concepts and strategic issues

• Able to navigate through diverse and sometime competing priorities

• Collaborative and collegial in work relationships

Compensation

PTC offers an excellent salary and benefits package commensurate with candidate qualifications.

Applying for the position

Please e-mail resume and salary requirements to jobs@philadelphiatheatrecompany.org with “Business Manager” in the subject line.

Development Intern

Development Intern

Responsibilities:

PTC Internships are unpaid and part time, and can be flexible to the candidate’s schedule.  Development interns will assume staff level responsibilities under the supervision of the Development Department.  Interns can expect to perform basic, everyday administrative tasks for the benefit of PTC, such as answering phones, filing, making copies, data entry and organizing documents. These tasks will not be the primary focus of the internship, but are essential to the operation of PTC’s Development Department. Other projects will include solicitation mailings, prospect research; drafting of letters, creation of Board presentations, and management of event logistics.  Interns will also be given the opportunity to learn how the department works, as well as exposure to other departments.  Interns will be invited to attend selected events and Board Committee meetings to enhance their education. Office is open from 9:30 to 5:30, some evenings and weekends.

Credit:

PTC offers school credit and would prefer a candidate be available for an entire semester. Spring positions are available now.

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability work independently and within a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good sense of humor
  • Interest in Theatre and Performing Arts

Please send cover letter and resume to Jessica Pasquariello, Manager of Annual Giving, by email or mail to

Philadelphia Theatre Company
215 S. Broad Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

We’re always looking for talented, motivated people to join our team. Check back often for new job listings.

Internships

Philadelphia Theatre Company has intern positions available in every facet of production and administration. Internships can be catered to the specific educational goals and interests of the student, or there are formalized internships available in the following areas:

Production

Between September through June production interns get exposure to a number of areas which may include production administration, casting, company management, stage management, and design. For an internship tailored to a specific area of production such as lighting design or stage management, interns must be available at least forty hours a week for 4 to 6 weeks. Otherwise, time commitment varies depending on the nature of the internship. Appropriate candidates should have some production experience at the college/university level or community theater.

Literary

Interns in the Literary Department are expected to read and evaluate 2-4 scripts per week, assist with special events such as staged readings and artist panels, and occasionally assist with dramaturgy. Best for those with an interest in playwriting, dramaturgy, and literary management. Interns must be available for at least 8 weeks, at least 12 hours per week. Applications for Spring Literary Internships will be accepted November 1-30. Applications for Summer Literary Internships will be accepted March 1-31. Applications for Fall Literary Internships will be accepted May 1-31.

Education

During the school year, interns support educational and outreach programming at the administrative level as well as in the theatre and classroom, aid in development of the 10 out of 12 student program, and help maintain the resource library and archives. During the summer, interns aid with all aspects of our ActOut Summer Session. Ideal candidates have acting, directing, playwriting, or design experience on at least a university level and an interest in learning about teaching artistry and theatrical outreach. Interns must be available for a minimum of 10 hours a week, for at least 12 weeks.

Marketing

Interns assist the Marketing and Press departments in all aspects of marketing, including mailings, layout, events, strategy, and promotions. Candidates should have strong writing and communication skills, computer literacy, and a creative and flexible thought process.

General

Some applicants wish to learn about all aspects of non-profit theatre. To serve these interests we offer a general internship where interns spend time with Production, Marketing, Development/Capital, Education, Artistic and Management. Ideal applicants should be available 20 hours a week days a week for at least 12 weeks. Some evenings required.

Volunteer

Volunteers are essential to the efficient operation of Philadelphia Theatre Company, and we are grateful for your interest in joining our family. We currently have the following volunteer opportunities available:

Volunteer Ushers

Volunteer Ushers

Host Our Guests! Be Our Guest! Philadelphia Theatre Company is calling all enthusiastic theatregoers to volunteer to usher at the beautiful new Suzanne Roberts Theatre! Be a part of our front-line team, our front-of-house family, and each of our shows. Everyone is welcome – all you need is a love for theatre and a can-do attitude to serve our patrons. All volunteers receive one free pass to see the show. Appropriate dress required. Local metered and timed street parking is available as well as a variety of local parking garages.For more information, please contact Eric Thomas, Venue Services Manager, at ethomas@philadelphiatheatrecompany.org or 215.985.0420 x105.

Casting & Auditions

Upcoming Auditions
No auditions are scheduled at this time.

 

General Information
Philadelphia Theatre Company casts on a per show basis. Auditions are held in Philadelphia and New York. Audition notices are posted on this website, on PTC’s casting hotline (215.985.1400 x305), on the Philadelphia AEA hotline, on the Theatre Alliance website, and elsewhere. If you’re not already on file or have updated information for our files, please send headshot/resume to:

 

  • Attn: Casting
    Philadelphia Theatre Company
    215 S. Broad Street, 10th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
No phone calls or email submissions, please.