Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation. 

Syracuse Stage is Central New York’s premier professional theatre in residence at Syracuse University. Founded in 1974, Stage has produced more than 300 plays in over 40 seasons including a number of world, American, and East Coast premieres. Each season 70,000 patrons enjoy an adventurous mix of new plays, and bold interpretations of classics and musicals, featuring the finest theatre artists. In addition, Stage maintains a vital educational outreach program that annually serves more than 15,000 students from 14 counties. A solid core of subscribers and supporters helps keep Syracuse Stage a vibrant artistic presence in Central New York. Additional support comes from the government, foundations, corporations and Syracuse University. Syracuse Stage is a constituent of the Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, and a member of the Arts and Cultural Leadership Alliance (ACLA), the University Hill Corporation and the East Genesee Regent Association. Syracuse Stage is a member of The League of Resident Theatres (LORT), the largest professional theatre association in the country.‚Äč
 

Job Openings

Administrative

Development Assistant

Syracuse Stage, the professional theatre in residence at Syracuse University, seeks Development Assistant. This position assists in all areas of the Syracuse Stage Development Office. Responsible for processing donations and issuing donor acknowledgment letters. Oversees donor benefit administration and executes donor-recognition events. Excellent written and oral communication skills a must. This position requires strong organizational and clerical skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Database experience a plus.
 
Full-time year-round, non-exempt (eligible for overtime), generous benefits, salary range mid 30’s.
 
Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse and equitable working environment. Candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references by email to HR@syracusestage.org. Application materials are due by June 8, 2018.


Patron Campaign Specialist

Syracuse Stage, the professional theatre in residence at Syracuse University, seeks data-oriented marketing specialist to complete marketing team. Responsibilities include tracking patron activity to identify segmented marketing opportunities and strategies to enhance patron relations with Syracuse Stage. Position also includes assisting team in generating lists, formulating targeted marketing strategies, and producing digital and direct mail communications. Other responsibilities may include assisting with website maintenance, social media communications, program ad sales, and general editorial responsibilities. Seeking a flexible team player who can adapt within a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.  This position requires strong organizational skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Database experience a plus.
 
Full-time year-round, non-exempt (eligible for overtime), generous benefits, salary range mid 30’s.
 
Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse and equitable working environment. Candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references by email to HR@syracusestage.org. Application materials are due by June 8, 2018.


Box Office Manager

Syracuse Stage, the professional theatre in residence at Syracuse University, seeks candidates for the position of Box Office Manager. The Box Office provides subscription and single ticket sales and support for both Syracuse Stage and Syracuse University Department of Drama patrons. Reporting to the General Manager and working closely with Front of House, Marketing, Development, and Group Sales, the Box Office Manager leads a team including an Assistant Manager, Ticketing Assistants, and work-study students.  Previous box office management, customer service, and supervisory experience highly preferred.  Familiarity with PatronManager/Salesforce software is desirable but not required. Strong people skills, an eye for detail, creativity, the ability to work well under pressure, outstanding communication skills, and experience with MS Office suite required.

Full-time year-round, exempt, generous benefits, salary range low/mid 40’s.

Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse and equitable working environment. Candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references by email to HR@syracusestage.org. Application materials are due by June 8, 2018.


Audience Services Manager

Syracuse Stage, the professional theatre in residence at Syracuse University, seeks candidates for the position of Audience Services Manager. Reporting to the General Manager and working closely with Box Office, Marketing, Development, Production, and Group Sales, the Audience Services Manager oversees house management, accessibility services, concessions/bar/merchandise sales, and overall front of house operations for both Syracuse Stage and Syracuse University Department of Drama performances and events. The Audience Services Manager serves as house manager for most performances/events and directs the work of assistant house managers, bartenders, volunteer and staff ushers, and work-study students. House management, food/beverage, or special event experience highly preferred. Experience with ShopKeep or similar POS system also desirable. Strong people skills, an eye for detail, creativity, the ability to work well under pressure, outstanding communication skills, and experience with MS Office suite required.

Full-time, seasonal, exempt position, mid-August through mid/late-May. Hours vary from week to week and include many evenings and weekends. Generous benefits, salary range $850-$900/week.

Syracuse Stage is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a culturally diverse and equitable working environment. Candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references by email to HR@syracusestage.org. Application materials are due by June 8, 2018.


 

Production

Assistant Costume Shop Manager / Drama Department Costume Coordinator

Syracuse Stage, an EOE employer and a leading LORT theatre in residence at Syracuse University, is accepting resumes for an Assistant Costumer. The Syracuse Stage Costume Shop produces costumes for both Syracuse Stage and the SU Drama Department within a 40 hour work week and an approximately 40 week contract. Working with shop management to coordinate workflow with other staff members, position is responsible assisting SU Drama Department designers with all aspects of costume production. Qualified candidates will have supervisory experience, good people skills, and a degree in costume design or equivalent experience in the field. Candidates must be able to manage time well and work effectively with students and professionals in a fast-paced environment.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume and recommendations to Don Buschmann, Syracuse Stage, 820 East Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13210. E-mail: HR@syracusestage.org


 

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer usher, there will be a mandatory training session in the fall. Stay tuned for more detailed information.

Please note: All volunteer ushers must be over the age of 14 and able to stand comforably for up to 3 hours.

UPCOMING SHOWS & EVENTS

Past Shows