Job Opportunities

Current Openings

Part-time Grant Coordinator

Part-time Grant Coordinator

Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) seeks a creative, strategic, and enthusiastic Grant Coordinator to aggressively identify foundation funding opportunities and generate awards; to research and write successful grant proposals; to work collaboratively with other PTC staff to identify and develop fundable programming; to help manage and supervise of stewardship for PTC relationships with all sources of corporate, foundation, and governmental funding. Coordinate the development of grant proposals and reporting working at the direction of the Director of Institutional Advancement; fulfill all grant award reporting requirements. Support development and execution of concepts for funding proposals which align with the strategic priorities of the organization.


  1. Writing proposals, preparing applications and supporting documents
  2. Researching and identifying new government, corporate, foundations and private funding prospects.
  3. Generating revenues for PTC programs through timely submission of well researched, well written and well-documented grant/fund-raising proposals.
  4. Maintaining and implementing a calendar of funding activities
  5. Writing reports to government, corporate, foundations and other funding sources
  6. Identifies funding opportunities and new program areas to match client’s priorities, using relevant research tools.
  7. Engaging program officers at foundations to solicit invitations to submit proposals.
  8. Other duties as assigned

Ideal candidate for the Grant Coordinator will have two- to four years’ experience in grant writing, preferably for the performing arts or a related field, and have outstanding organizational, multi-tasking, writing, and communication skills. In addition, the Grant Coordinator should have a proven track record in grant writing and program development. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be proficient in research, interpreting, and analyzing diverse data and possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently. The Grant Coordinator will uphold a tone of cooperation, respect, and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is a necessity, knowledge of Google programs, and other research tools preferred but not required. College degree required.

The Grant Coordinator is a part-time, year-round position.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Philadelphia Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email cover letter and resume to with Grant Coordinator in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Development Intern

Development Intern


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.


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


  • 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

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 Executive staff, Finance Committee of the Board of Directors and supporting the fulfillment of the company’s strategic and operating objectives. 

Specific 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 and support to outside auditors. Prepare audit working papers.
  • Prepare monthly, year-to-date and year-end financial statements.
  • Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
  • Provide financial data as requested by development staff for use in grant proposals.
  • Oversee payroll processing through outside vendor and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Manage all bank accounts and financial transactions, including company debit cards issued to staff.
  • Serve as liaison to outside employee benefits consultant.
  • Supervise part-time business office personnel as required.

Special Qualifications

This position requires an individual who:

  • Has a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business; course work or advanced degree in arts management is helpful
  • Has a minimum of five years of non-profit accounting experience, preferably in the performing arts
  • Is proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and Quickbooks accounting software; experience with ADP and knowledge of Tessitura or similar software would be helpful

This position also requires an individual who is:

  • Committed to the mission of Philadelphia Theatre Company
  • Self-motivated, thoughtful and calm
  • While detail oriented, can also focus on large concepts and strategic issues
  • Able to navigate through diverse and sometimes competing priorities
  • Collaborative and collegial in work relationships


Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  PTC also offers medical and dental insurance to its full-time employees. After a year of service, full-time PTC employees are also eligible to participate in the TIAA-CREF 403(b) plan.

To Apply 

Please email cover letter and resume to with Business Manager in the subject line. No phone calls. PTC is an equal opportunity employer.

Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator

Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications and is responsible for creating graphic design materials across all print and digital media, works across all departments, and is an integral team member of the full marketing department. 

Responsibilities of the Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator include, but are not limited to:

Graphic Design:

  • Create compelling design solutions for all company marketing and communication materials
  • Execute the design and assist in implementation of all marketing materials
  • Develop communication materials to assist development team with events as well as sponsorship and promotional efforts
  • Develop communication materials to assist education team
  • Review designs for errors before printing or publishing


  • Assist coordination and maintenance of all marketing efforts, including online event listings, websites, social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and traditional media (e.g., newspaper, radio and print materials)
  • Coordinate email campaign messaging initiatives
  • Assist coordination of media and public relations outreach opportunities
  • Maintain PTC’s communications calendar and timelines
  • Research new marketing ideas as appropriate
  • Maintain and update hard copy and computer files of all completed marketing projects
  • Maintain inventory of promotional materials (e.g., brochures, flyers, postcards)
  • Assist in identifying and expanding community partnerships
  • Assist in developing and executing communication and promotional plan for PTC’s marketing


  • Create innovative, thought-provoking marketing materials
  • Assist in meeting annual marketing goals and sales projections
  • Adhere to communication briefs and mission-appropriate messaging
  • Work within the approved marketing budget


  • 3-5 years of professional graphic design experience
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator)
  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, marketing, communications or related field
  • Possess growth mindset (i.e., willingness to constantly grow skills and knowledge)
  • Experience and interest in the arts, especially theatre, highly desireable
  • Proficiency in Word Press and video editing software
  • Proficiency with social media platforms
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Resourcefulness, creativity and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to accountability, measuring outcomes and results-oriented culture
  • Sound judgment, professionalism and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as necessary


Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  PTC also offers medical and dental insurance to its full-time employees. After a year of service, full-time PTC employees are also eligible to participate in the TIAA-CREF 403(b) plan.

To Apply: 

Please email cover letter and resume to with Designer/Marketing Coordinator in the subject line. No phone calls. PTC is an equal opportunity employer.

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


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:


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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.