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Group Sales Manager
Arden Theatre Company, a professional regional theatre in Philadelphia, seeks a part time Group Sales Manager to drive sales for the Arden’s Mainstage and Children’s Theatre productions. Responsibilities include managing active group sales campaign, relationship building and management and tracking and reporting on all campaigns. We are seeking a self-motivated and highly organized team player with strong communication skills, the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, a passion for the arts, and a sense of humor. This is approximately 25 hours weekly. Please send letter and resume to: Regina Haigh, General Management Assistant, Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Fax: 215-922-7011. Email: The Arden is an equal opportunity employer.

Development Assistant
Arden Theatre Company, a $5.2 M professional theatre located in Old City, Philadelphia, is in search of a part-time Development Assistant. The Development Assistant plays an important role by providing administrative support to the Development Department and participating in all fundraising activities. Responsibilities include: data entry, gift processing and acknowledgements; assisting with grant research; provide assistance as needed to development events, including Opening Nights, major donor, and fundraising events. A great position for someone looking to enter the world of arts management. Successful candidates will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, have an attention to detail, be able to work both independently and as a member of a team. Database experience a plus. This is a part-time position working approximately 15-20 hours per week – Monday through Friday. This is a day time position that may be required to work occasional evenings or weekends as needed. Please send Cover Letter and Resume to Regina Haigh at

Dresser/Deck Crew Member
Arden Theatre Company is seeking a Dresser/Deck Crew person for the upcoming production of The Legend of Georgia McBride. Employment dates: October 5th - December 11th. Applicant must have local housing. Previous experience in dresser and deck crew positions preferred. Position may include wardrobe maintenance, costume repairs, quick changes, wig maintenance, scenery shifts, props tracking and other dresser and deck crew duties. Send letter, resume and 3 references to: Courtney Riggar, Production Manager The Arden is an equal opportunity employer.

Costume Shop Supervisor
Arden Theatre Company (LORT C/D) is searching for a Costume Shop Supervisor responsible for overseeing all costume activities at the theatre. This position is responsible for overseeing all day to day shop activities including personnel, equipment, supplies and inventory, as well as actively participates in the preparation and construction of every production. The Costume Shop Supervisor works under the Production Manager to establish and maintain expense budgets, supervise designers and hire and supervise costume shop personnel. Draper/Cutter skills are a must. This is a full-time, seasonal salaried position with benefits. The Arden values energetic, creative, team players who thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Other requirements include: a commitment to excellence, strong communication and organizational skills. Arden Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer. To apply please send cover letter, resume, references, and electronic portfolio samples to: Courtney Riggar, Production Manager at No phone calls please.

Director of Drama School
This staff position is responsible for overseeing Arden Drama School, a tuition-based program that includes weekly classes, one-day workshops, and camps for students in pre K-12th grade and Teen Arden, a no cost enrichment program for theatre-minded teens that fosters the creation of the next generation of artistic professionals.

The Director of Drama School works with a department that includes the Producing Artistic Director, the Associate Artistic Director and the Director of Education Outreach, and reports directly to the Managing Director and Associate Artistic Director. The Director of Drama School works closely with the Marketing and Development departments in developing outreach engagement, public image and communications materials, as well as with the Artistic team in programming all Drama School and Teen Arden opportunities.

The successful candidate is a proven leader and will have direct experience in managing and overseeing the implementation of artistic education programming in a Drama School setting. She/he must possess excellent organizational skills, time-management, attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills. The candidate must have proven administrative acuity, experience in curriculum development and teaching artist work and the ability to move between roles fluidly and with follow-through. Strong written, presentation, and facilitation skills are a must, as well as experience in creating and maintaining budgets for all programming. The ideal candidate is collaborative and flexible, and an extremely organized, goal-oriented self-starter with energy, initiative and leadership ability.

Bachelors or advanced degree required. The position is looking to start in the fall of 2016. To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to with “Director of Drama School” in the subject line. The Arden Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Future Openings
If you'd like to submit a cover letter and resume for future consideration, please send to Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, or fax to 215.922.7011. Thank you for your interest in the Arden!

Arden Theatre Company is an EOE/AA employer and values diversity in the workplace.
Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

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