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CRT’s Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access

We want all people to thrive in our Creede theatre community. When they do, we can create theatre of exceptional quality. Over the past several years, we’ve brought a wider variety of perspectives to CRT’s stages. Although there are many forces that profit from dividing us, this extraordinary mountain town gives us an opportunity to come together. CRT is committed to creating a Culture of Belonging for everyone. Whoever you are, wherever you come from, whoever you pray to or vote for, whoever you love, however you look on the outside, whatever abilities or disabilities you hold in your body, we are committed to CRT being a place you call home.

Creede Repertory Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages artists from marginalized communities to apply.

ABOUT CREEDE REPERTORY THEATRE

Founded in 1966, Creede Repertory Theatre (CRT) is a professional theatre company located at 9,000 feet in a spectacular location in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The historic town of Creede offers beautiful mountain views, hiking trails and stunning campsites. Each season, CRT produces 7-10 plays in rotating repertory, hosts numerous musicals events and concerts, develops new works through the Headwaters New Play Program, and creates nationally recognized educational programs. As part of its values, Creede Repertory Theatre is dedicated to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in every aspect of the company and is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Seasonal Openings

All positions not posted have been filled. 

Patron Services Manager

Position: Patron Services Manager
Reports to: Managing Director
Supervises: House Manager & 3 Patron Services Associates
Type: Seasonal, Full Time, Non-Exempt
Compensation: $12.50 per hour, but no less than $600.00 per week.
Housing: Provided at no cost.
Contract Dates: May 24, 2021 – September 12, 2021

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:
o Management-level customer service experience required; performing arts costumer service experience preferred.
o Experience with Spektrix, or comparable ticketing database system (Tessitura, TicketAgent, etc.).
o Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Excel and Word).
o Ability to communicate with coworkers, patrons, vendors, etc. in person, by phone, and via email.
o Ability to count money and engage in daily cash-out procedures.
o Cash handling experience preferred.
o High level of discretion and confidentiality.
o Ability to problem-solve quickly and calmly.
o Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
o Ability to lift 25lbs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Become an expert on Spektrix, CRT’s ticketing and donor database.
o Train and supervise the Patron Services / Front of House team, emphasizing highest levels of customer service. Run weekly PS/HM team meetings and set the weekly team schedule.
o Be on site for CRT season shows, as assigned.
o Weekly Box Office and/or Patron Services Phone shifts.
o Sign off on daily cash reports. Prepare deposits for Managing Director. Collaborate regularly with the Managing Director to reconcile patron services income and expenses to the general ledger.
o Order and maintain concessions, art poster, and merchandise stock.
o Maintain clean and well-stocked patron-facing spaces.
o Provide information about local restaurants, hotels and shopping to CRT Patrons.
o Familiarize yourself with all CRT productions, special events, policies, etc. and provide that information to patrons when needed.
o Participating in all company meetings, production meetings, design meetings, special company functions, publicity functions, and/or other meetings or events as required by CRT.
o Participate in safety and emergency response training as required by CRT.
o Adhere to, and assist in the enforcement of, CRT’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies, including, but not limited to distancing, masking, use of PPE, etc.
o Commit to CRT’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiative. Be an active participant in formal trainings and/or communal learning opportunities, a required. Contribute to a respectful and inclusive environment in every aspect of your work.
o Adhere to CRT’s community values of Artistry, Grit, Intentionality, and Community.

** Members of CRT’s Patron Services staff must complete a criminal background check at CRT’s expense. **

HOW TO APPLY
To apply for this position, submit cover letter and resume HERE. No phone calls, please.
Applications must be received by April 20th, 2021.

House Manager

Position: House Manager
Reports to: Patron Services Manager
Supervises: Patron Services Associates & Volunteer Ushers
Type: Seasonal, Full Time, Non-Exempt
Compensation: $12.50 per hour, but no less than $550.00 per week.
Housing: Provided at no cost.
Contract Dates: May 31, 2021 – September 5, 2021

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:
o House Management, or related customer service experience, required; performing arts costumer service experience preferred.
o Experience with Spektrix, or comparable ticketing database system (Tessitura, TicketAgent, etc.), or willingness to learn.
o Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Excel and Word).
o Ability to communicate with coworkers, patrons, vendors, etc. in person, by phone, and via email.
o Ability to count money and engage in daily cash-out procedures.
o Cash handling experience preferred.
o High level of discretion and confidentiality.
o Ability to problem-solve quickly and calmly.
o Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
o Ability to lift 25lbs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
o House Manage all CRT season shows.
o Complete and distribute daily House Management reports.
o Weekly Box Office and/or Patron Services Phone shifts.
o Maintain clean and well-stocked patron-facing spaces.
o Provide information about local restaurants, hotels and shopping to CRT Patrons.
o Familiarize yourself with all CRT productions, special events, policies, etc. and provide that information to patrons when needed.
o Participating in all company meetings, production meetings, design meetings, special company functions, publicity functions, and/or other meetings or events as required by CRT.
o Commit to CRT’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiative. Be an active participant in formal trainings and/or communal learning opportunities, a required. Contribute to a respectful and inclusive environment in every aspect of your work.
o Adhere to CRT’s community values of Artistry, Grit, Intentionality, and Community.
o Participate in safety and emergency response training as required by CRT.
o Adhere to, and assist in the enforcement of, CRT’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies, including, but not limited to distancing, masking, use of PPE, etc.

** Members of CRT’s Patron Services staff must complete a criminal background check at CRT’s expense. **

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, submit cover letter and resume HERE. No phone calls, please.
Applications must be received by April 20th, 2021.

Patron Services Associates

Position: Patron Services Associate
Reports to: Patron Services Manager
Type: Seasonal, Full Time, Non-Exempt
Compensation: $12.50 per hour, but no less than $500.00 per week.
Housing: Provided at no cost.
Start Date: May 24, 2021 – June 7, 2021 (staggered)
End Date: September 5, 2021

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:
o Customer service experience required; performing arts costumer service experience preferred.
o Experience with Spektrix, or comparable ticketing database system (Tessitura, TicketAgent, etc.), or willingness to learn.
o Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Excel and Word).
o Ability to communicate with coworkers, patrons, vendors, etc. in person, by phone, and via email.
o Ability to count money.
o Cash handling experience preferred.
o High level of discretion and confidentiality.
o Ability to problem-solve quickly and calmly.
o Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
o Ability to lift 25lbs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
o House Manage all CRT season shows.
o Complete and distribute daily House Management reports.
o Weekly Box Office and/or Patron Services Phone shifts.
o Maintain clean and well-stocked patron-facing spaces.
o Provide information about local restaurants, hotels and shopping to CRT Patrons.
o Familiarize yourself with all CRT productions, special events, policies, etc. and provide that information to patrons when needed.
o Participating in all company meetings, production meetings, design meetings, special company functions, publicity functions, and/or other meetings or events as required by CRT.
o Commit to CRT’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiative. Be an active participant in formal trainings and/or communal learning opportunities, a required. Contribute to a respectful and inclusive environment in every aspect of your work.
o Adhere to CRT’s community values of Artistry, Grit, Intentionality, and Community.
o Participate in safety and emergency response training as required by CRT.
o Adhere to, and assist in the enforcement of, CRT’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies, including, but not limited to distancing, masking, use of PPE, etc.

** Members of CRT’s Patron Services staff must complete a criminal background check at CRT’s expense. **

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, submit cover letter and resume HERE. No phone calls, please.
Applications must be received by April 15th, 2021.

Choreographer - Young Audience Outreach Tour

JOB TITLE: Young Audience Outreach Tour Choreographer
REPORTS TO: Education Director
TYPE: Independent Contractor
COMPENSATION: $1,500
HOUSING: Provided at no cost

APPLICABLE DATES:

Design Meeting #1: Week of June 7, 2021
Design Meeting #2: Week of June 21, 2021
Design Meeting #3: Week of July 5, 2021
Design Meeting #3: Week of July 19, 2021
1st Rehearsal: August 3, 2021
Tech Begins: August 24, 2021
1st Performance: August 27, 2021
Tour Departs: August 30, 2021
Tour Ends: November 19, 2021

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:

Experience in choreography.

Understanding of and/or willingness to learn about New Work and Theatre for Young Audiences.

Ability to communicate and collaborate with Education Director, YAOT Director, YAOT Playwright, and YAOT Composer in person, by phone, and via email.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

English fluency required. Spanish fluency a plus.

 

QUALITIES WE LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES:

Mission – Motivated and inspired by CRT’s mission and vision.

Grit - Bring determination and a strong will to the challenges and opportunities of theatre at 9,000ft.

Intentionality – Thoughtful and deliberate.

Community – Willing and eager to invest in, engage with, and create personal connections with the CRT community, including staff, company, students, patrons, board members, and town of Creede, CO.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Create and teach choreography for a 45-minute original bilingual TYA touring production.

Collaborate with Director on creating a cohesive movement vocabulary for the show.

Tailor the choreography to the strengths of the cast (2 tours, 2 performers per tour).

Communicate with Director, Education Director, and artistic team to define the nature and placement of choreography within the production.

Collaborate with artistic team to determine technical details of production.

Be on-site in Creede from the first rehearsal on August 3 through opening on August 27.

Participate in all company meetings, production meetings, design meetings, special company functions, publicity functions, and/or other meetings or events as required by CRT.

Participate in safety and emergency response training as required by CRT.

Adhere to, and assist in the enforcement of, CRT’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies, including, but not limited to distancing, masking, use of PPE, etc.

Commit to CRT’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiative. Be an active participant in formal trainings and/or communal learning opportunities, a required. Contribute to a respectful and inclusive environment in every aspect of your work.

Adhere to CRT’s community values of Artistry, Grit, Intentionality, and Community.

 

HOW TO APPLY
To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume HERE. No phone calls, please.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

 

Creede Repertory Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applicants from marginalized communities to apply.

 

ABOUT YOUNG AUDIENCE OUTREACH TOUR
Each year Creede Repertory Theatre produces a Young Audience Outreach Tour that travels throughout the Southwest (Colorado, Oklahoma, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona) in order to bring the performing arts to rural and underserved communities. This is an original, bilingual (English-Spanish) production commissioned annually. Starting in our 2018 season, we expanded with a second tour in Northwest Kansas.

Full Time Openings

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Job Title: Development Director
Salary: $45,000-55,000 (based on experience)
Type: Full time, Salaried, Exempt
Benefits: Health Insurance (100% employer funded), Generous PTO
Reports to: Producing Artistic Director
Manages: Seasonal Development / Operations Assistant

 

JOB SUMMARY:
The Development Director is responsible for executing the organization’s development plan, acquiring major gifts, cultivating donors, grant writing, and overseeing special fundraising events towards a goal of $900,000 in annual contributed income. The Development Director will be skilled at building relationships with CRT’s patrons and donors, as well as integrating oneself into the culture of CRT and the community of Creede.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:

Development experience in a non-profit (performing arts environment a plus), including involvement with donor cultivation, fundraising, individual giving, and grant writing.

Excellent written communication skills.

Ability to communicate with board members, donors, patrons, and funding institutions in person, by phone, and via email.

Ability to work independently, as a collaborative team member, and team leader.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

High level of discretion and confidentiality.

Experience with Spektrix, or comparable donor / patron database system (Tessitura, TicketAgent, etc.) a plus. Training will be provided.

Experience with Endowment and Capital Campaigns a plus.

Bachelor’s degree preferred.

English fluency required. Spanish fluency a plus.

Ability to lift 10lbs.

 

QUALITIES WE LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES:

Mission – Motivated and inspired by CRT’s mission and vision.

Grit - Bring determination and a strong will to the challenges and opportunities of theatre at 9,000ft.

Intentionality – Thoughtful and deliberate.

Community – Willing and eager to invest in, engage with, and create personal connections with the CRT community, including staff, company, students, patrons, board members, and town of Creede, CO.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Development Plan, Major Gifts, Sponsorships, Grants, and Donor Cultivation:

Develop and implement a comprehensive and measurable development plan that includes specific fundraising goals.

Identify, cultivate, and solicit prospective donors and show sponsors.

Maintain integrity, confidentiality, and sensitivity with CRT donors and audience.

Maintain giving and communication records for all donors, including distribution of donor benefits.

Work with the Managing Director to regularly reconcile development funds to the general ledger.

Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems.

Evaluate success of annual fundraising efforts and report to staff and Board.

Serve as staff liaison to the Board of Trustees Fund Development Committee.

Work collaboratively with the Producing Artistic Director and Board of Trustees on initiatives to increase CRT's Endowment Fund.

Collaborate with the Managing Director in the creation and forecasting of CRT’s annual Budget.

Grant Writing:

Identify and pursue potential grant opportunities based on the priorities of CRT.

Write grants, ensuring timely submission and reporting, that support all aspects of CRT’s programming.

PR and Communication:

Generate content for direct mail appeals, newsletters, and special event invitations.

Generate development content for CRT’s seasonal program, brochure, and other marketing materials as required.

Collaborate with the Director of Marketing & Communications to integrate development content into the overall messaging and theme of the season.

Collaborate with the Director of Marketing & Communications and/or outside vendors on the design, printing, and mailing of development materials.

Maintain development pages of CRT website.

Special Events:

Coordinate preview receptions, parties of note, and other fundraising special events in partnership with the Artistic and Production teams.

Coordinate the biannual Gala in partnership with the Producing Artistic Director, Director of Production, and the Gala Committee.

Attend, participate, and meaningfully engage with CRT’s donors and patrons at special events.

CRT’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiative:

Collaborate with the EDI Co-chair(s) to determine, create, and implement CRT’s ED&I priorities, initiatives, and values in every aspect of your department.

Be an active participant in formal trainings, the staff EDI book group, and other communal learning opportunities.

Participate in EDI task forces when applicable.

Creede Repertory Theatre Team Member:

Serve as a member of the administrative team.

Attend special events, performances, company functions, publicity functions, and other events as required by CRT.

Participate in all staff, company, production, design, Board of Trustees, and/or assigned committee meetings as required by CRT.

Participate in the betterment of CRT’s facilities and buildings, as needed.

Contribute to a respectful and inclusive work environment.

Adhere to CRT’s community values of Artistry, Grit, Intentionality, and Community.

Engage meaningfully with the community of Creede, CO.

 

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, three references, and writing sample HERE.
The position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received.
No phone calls, please.

 

Creede Repertory Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applicants from marginalized communities to apply.

Marketing Manager

Job Title: Marketing Manager
Salary: $45,000
Type: Full time, Salaried, Exempt
Benefits: Health Insurance (100% employer funded), Generous PTO policy
Reports to: Managing Director
Ideal Start Date: June 1, 2021

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:

Marketing and/or Patron Service experience in a performing arts environment or related industry.
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

Ability to communicate with patrons, staff, company members, board members, and vendors in person, by phone, and via email.

Ability to work independently, as a collaborative team member, and team leader.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva, or similar graphic design software, or willingness to learn. Training can be made available.

Experience with Spektrix, or comparable ticketing system (Tessitura, TicketAgent, Vendini, etc.), or willingness to learn. Training will be provided.

English fluency required. Spanish fluency a plus.

Ability to lift 10lbs.

 

QUALITIES WE LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES:

Mission – Motivated and inspired by CRT’s mission and vision.

Grit - Bring determination and a strong will to the challenges and opportunities of theatre at 9,000ft.

Intentionality – Thoughtful and deliberate.

Community – Willing and eager to invest in, engage with, and create personal connections with the CRT community, including staff, company, students, patrons, board members, and town of Creede, CO.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Marketing & Communications:

Implement seasonal and long-term marketing strategies.

Ensure seasonal materials adhere to branding, themes, and messaging in design and content.

Collaborate with staff and vendors to on the design, printing, and mailing of institutional, fundraising, and seasonal materials including season brochure, program, posters, postcards, invitations, campaigns, etc.

Maintain assigned website pages.

Spearhead CRT’s social media presence.

Participate in the annual play selection process.

Represent and promote CRT at festivals and events in the region, as required.

Collaborate with the Managing Director in the creation and forecasting of CRT’s annual marketing / promotional budget and earned income projections.

Create press releases, arrange interviews, and serve as the primary liaison for Media & Press representatives.

Manage sales of program advertisements and ad trades.

Commit to CRT’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Initiative:

Collaborate with the EDI Co-chair(s) to determine, create, and implement CRT’s ED&I priorities, initiatives, and values in every aspect of your department.

Be an active participant in formal trainings, the staff EDI book group, and other communal learning opportunities.

Participate in EDI task forces when applicable.

Creede Repertory Theatre Team Member:

Serve as a member of the administrative team.

Attend special events, performances, company functions, publicity functions, and other events as required by CRT.

Participate in all staff, company, production, design, Board of Trustees, and/or assigned committee meetings as required by CRT.

Participate in the betterment of CRT’s facilities and buildings, as needed.

Contribute to a respectful and inclusive environment in every aspect of your work.

Adhere to CRT’s community values of Artistry, Grit, Intentionality, and Community.

Engage meaningfully with the community of Creede, CO.

 

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references HERE.
The position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received.
No phone calls, please.

 

Creede Repertory Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applicants from marginalized communities to apply.