Development & Media Relations Manager

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, is now a hiring a Development and Media Relations Manager. Working closely with the Managing Director and other Marketing and Development staff, the Development and Media Relations Manager will conceive and execute marketing strategies, manage development events and donor groups, and act as press liaison for the company. WaterTower Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Specific job duties will include, but are not limited to

- Develop marketing deadlines and fulfill digital and direct marketing campaigns
- Pitch media coverage and facilitate interviews and other features
- Work closely with photographers and graphic designers to produce in-brand media
- Manage digital marketing content including social media platforms, e-mail, and website
- Develop and produce print collateral including brochures, programs, flyers, postcards, etc.
- Write and distribute press releases
- Some in-house graphic design
- Special event management
- Donor stewardship
- Direct and indirect strategic fundraising
- Produce a variety of donor communications

Preferred skills include

- Proficiency with the Microsoft suite
- Experience with Photoshop
- Experience with Spektrix or related CRM
- Experience with Craft CMS or related Content Management Systems
- Knowledge of regional and national theatre trends
- Excellent communications skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Ability to work independently and manage projects and time personally
- Flexibility in a fast paced work environment

Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:

Delynda Moravec 
Director of Finance and Administration
WaterTower Theatre 
15650 Addison Rd 
Addison, TX 75001

OR at the email dmoravec@watertowertheatre.org 

Please put in the e-mail subject line:  DEVELOPMENT & MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER.

WaterTower Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged and welcome to apply. No phone calls. Email or mail submissions only, please.

Auditions

Non-union Assistant Technical Director

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, seeks Dallas-area non-union Assistant Technical Director. Hours vary throughout the rehearsal and tech weeks. This is a paid position.

Specific job duties will include, but are not limited to

- Working side-by-side with the Technical Director on the construction, installation and strike of all scenic elements for shows on the WaterTower Main Stage and Studio.
- Serving as Master Electrician during the load-in phase of electrics for each show which includes hanging, cabling, and focusing various types of lighting instruments.
- Assisting in ordering or obtaining necessary materials, furniture, and supplies on a per-show basis.
- Maintaining a safe working environment.
- Keeping shop staff on or ahead of schedule.
 

Starting date – to be determined.

Applicants living in the DFW area will be given priority. No housing or travel can be provided. Prior experience building scenery and hanging/focusing electrics as well as availability on evenings and weekends required. Skills with power tools and hand tools also required. Knowledge of AutoCAD a plus. 

Please send your resume, letter of interest and a list of three references to:

Caron Grant  Production Manager   
WaterTower Theatre   
15650 Addison Rd   
Addison, TX 75001

OR at the email cgrant@watertowertheatre.org.

Please put in the e-mail subject line: SUBMISSION FOR ATD.

WaterTower Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged and welcome to apply. No phone calls. Email or mail submissions only, please.

Part Time Front of house associate

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, is now hiring a part time Front of House Associate. The Box Office/Concessions Associate will assist with selling concessions during performances, and selling individual and season tickets during shows utilizing a computerized box office accounting system. WaterTower Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Specific job duties will include, but are not limited to

-Assist patrons in selling of concessions before and during performances.
-The successful applicant must currently be, or will have to become TABC certified.
-Responsible for all monies collected and bank reconcile after each shift.
-Assisting with special events as needed.
-Answering incoming phone calls.
-Answering requests for general information from the public.
-Processing ticket requests for WTT shows.
-Processing subscriber exchanges for WTT shows.
-Will Call for tickets.

Position is available for immediate hire. Pay is $10 an hour. Work hours are Wednesday through Sunday during the performances as well as some daytime shift opportunities.

This position requires excellent customer service, organization, phone, computer and money-handling skills.

Please submit resume and letter of interest to:

Matt Lyle
WaterTower Theatre
15650 Addison Road
Addison, TX  75001

or at the email mlyle@watertowertheatre.org

or by fax to 972.450.6244

accepting submissions from designers

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, is seeking submissions from local Union and Non-Union designers of all disciplines for consideration on future productions. 

Please submit your resume and 3-5 work sample images to:

Kelsey Leigh Ervi 
Associate Artistic Director
WaterTower Theatre 
15650 Addison Rd
Addison, TX 75001

OR at the email kervi@watertowertheatre.org.

Seeking Overhire

seeking overhire carpenters, electricians, run crew and assistant stage manager

WaterTower Theatre, the professional theatre of Addison, Texas, seeks experienced theatre production personnel for part-time, overhire work in the above position. WTT produces plays and musicals year-round and will need overhire crew members for a few hours to a few weeks at a time throughout the year. All positions are paid and rates vary by position and experience. No housing or travel can be provided; local hires only, please.

Please send resume, contact information for three references and a cover letter stating your area of expertise to:

Caron Grant 
Production Manager
WaterTower Theatre
15650 Addison Rd
Addison, TX 75001

OR at the email cgrant@watertowertheatre.org.

Please put in the e-mail subject line:  SUBMISSION FOR (NAME OF POSITION).

WaterTower Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged and welcome to apply. No phone calls. Email or mail submissions only, please.