Employment Opportunities

Sound Board Operator, Folger Theatre

Development Services Coordinator

Part-time Circulation Page

Part-time House Manager

Part-time Gift Shop Sales Assistant

Current openings

 

Sound Board Operator, Folger Theatre

Posting Date: 3/13/2015
Closing Date: 3/26/15

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.  Applications submitted and received before 3/26/2015 are currently under review.

Development Services Coordinator

Posting Date: 3/9/2015

The Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill, is seeking a Development Services Coordinator (DSC) to join our dynamic fundraising team. Working closely with the Development team, the Development Services Coordinator leads gift processing and database management for the institution. This position is responsible for: tracking all gifts, managing donor records, reporting on fundraising efforts, and generating lists for donor recognition, annual mailings, solicitations, and event invitations. The DSC is involved in donor stewardship through generating gift receipts and acknowledgements as well as participation in development events.

The successful candidate will have superb attention to accuracy and detail, and will be well-versed in using Tessitura (highly desirable) or other database systems.  Applicants should have excellent organization, time management, and analysis skills. Also required are strong writing and interpersonal communication skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. This position requires a B.A. and a minimum of two years’ experience with development, gift tracking/processing, and/or data management and manipulation, preferably in a cultural institution.

This position is full time with a generous benefits package. Regular hours are 8:45am to 4:45pm M-F, with occasional evening or weekend hours. Thorough background checks are required. Interested individuals should email cover letter and resume to jobs@folger.edu, or mail to Folger Shakespeare Library, Attn: HR/DSC, 201 E. Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003-1004.  The Folger is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-time Circulation Page

Posting Date: 3/6/2015

The Folger Shakespeare Library seeks a part-time Circulation Page. The Page retrieves and shelves modern and rare materials and assists with general stack maintenance, including shelving, straightening and shifting stack materials. Additional duties include assisting patrons with proper handling and use of the materials, online resources, and equipment, staffing the desk as needed, and assisting with projects as requested. This position has flexible hours between 8:45am and 4:45pm, three days a week.

This position requires a high school diploma, or equivalent, with preference for an associate’s degree or at least two years at an accredited university or college. Library experience preferred. Applicants must have the ability to participate in team projects, follow instructions, and work with great attention to detail, while managing frequent interruptions. The ability to carefully handle fragile books and rare materials is required. This position may be required carry up to 20 lbs unaided, climb stack ladders and stairs, and push fully loaded book carts. Selected candidate must be able to pass an extensive background check.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to jobs@folger.edu or mail to Folger Shakespeare Library, Attn: HR/PTCP, 201 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003. No phone calls, please. EOE

Part-time House Manager

Posting Date: ongoing
Closing Date: ongoing

Folger Theatre and Folger Shakespeare Library seek friendly and enthusiastic individuals to join our House Management team for the current season. House Managers work with our audience services staff to ensure the highest level of customer service for our patrons through every stage of their visit for performances. Duties include; welcoming and cultivating patrons, managing the front of house for various performances, assisting and training volunteer ushers, managing concessions, and aiding audience members to make their visit rewarding. Evening and weekend hours are required.

The ideal candidate will have experience with retail, guest or patron services, strong organizational skills, a friendly and outgoing personality, and the ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment. Preference for candidates with at least one year general arts experience and direct house management experience preferred. This position requires solid computer skills and the ability to work well with the public.

For more information about our programs please visit the Performance & Events section of our website. Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@folger.edu with subject Attn:HR/HM or by mail at Attn:HR/HM, 201 E Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003. No phone calls please. EOE.

Part-time Gift Shop Sales Assistant

Posting Date: 1/2/2015
Closing Date: 1/30/2015

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.  Applications submitted and received before 1/30/2015 are currently under review.