San Jose Rep is a passion-led organization. The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. The Rep attracts a professional staff and a volunteer Board of Trustees representative of the community it serves.
A wide range of positions—full, part-time and volunteer—may periodically be available.
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—Office Systems Coordinator/I.T.
—Director of Development
—Customer Service Agent
—Inside Sales Agent
Responsible for the management and maintenance of all computers/servers, communications and office systems.
Reports to the Controller. Interacts with all staff as necessary for smooth systems operations. Coordinates with IT consultants.
Train and troubleshoot for all staff on office equipment (computers, software, copy machines, faxes, voicemail, e-mail).
Maintain phones (Nortel BCM450), computer hardware, software, and networking systems. Coordinate with support consultants as necessary.
Maintain/manage general office computers and hosted e-mail systems (Google mail).
Strategically plan and analyze computer and technology needs for the Rep in current and future years.
Manage/maintain ticketing/donor system (Tessitura). Facilitate reporting and data integrity (MS SQL Server 2008).
Support all staff in a professional and cooperative manner with regards to training, maintenance, and problem solving on all computer, networking, and office issues.
Assist with website updates and maintenance.
Must be able to lift up to 40lbs.
Other duties as assigned by Controller.
Hours and Compensation:
Regular office hours will be 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday, weekend support when necessary. Currently a 35 to 40 hour per week position. Compensation is $21.64 per hour.
Proficient knowledge of Windows Server 2003 and Window Server 2008, Active Directory, DHCP and DNS, Windows 7 to XP, Microsoft Office 2010 and 2007, MS SQL 2005 and 2008, PCs, training of non-computer people. Must be a self-starter and have a desire to initiate and follow through on projects. Excellent attitude and interpersonal skills.
Email resume to Jean Rivers, email@example.com
The Director of Development will work as part of a senior management team, advising and collaborating with executive staff regarding the development of contributed revenue sources to support San Jose Rep’s mission. The Director of Development will create and execute fundraising strategies to meet the financial goals of the organization, while being responsible for managing all development department budgets, staff, and campaigns.
The Director of Development reports to and consults regularly with the Producing Artistic Director
The Director of Development works closely with all senior department heads such as the General Manager, Finance, Marketing, Production, and Education and Outreach regarding fundraising efforts, special events and donor cultivation
The Director of Development works closely with trustees, particularly the trustee Development Chair, to motivate, train and coordinate efforts to achieve fundraising success
The Director of Development establishes and maintains relationships with donors and potential donors as necessary to expand donor base and meet financial goals
The Director of Development supervises all development staff, defining roles as appropriateDuties and Responsibilities:
Create and implement an annual Development Plan and strategy
Lead and manage the organization’s overall development efforts to raise an annual budget of $1.5M in contributed revenue
Lead the effort to solicit, engage, and nurture relationships with theatre patrons, donors, and the community to major gift status
Cultivate and steward relationships with current and potential corporate and foundation sponsors
Engage in research to identify new individual, corporate, foundation, and government prospects
Oversee grant proposal writing and reporting
Oversee the planning and execution of all cultivation, stewardship and fundraising events
Navigate and execute functions in San Jose Rep’s donor database “Tessitura” to maintain accurate donor and prospect transactions; ensure gift acknowledgements are sent on a timely basis
Produce solicitation materials to utilize in direct mail appeals, face to face meetings, and general collateral
Maintain accurate accounting of all contributed revenue and its sources. Develop and monitor annual fundraising budgets, modifying expenditures and re-forecasting on a regular basis, depending upon cash flow and success of fundraising campaigns to ensure financial goals are met.
Support the Board of Directors, primarily through the Development Committee, to develop and steward effective and strategic relationships with major donors and prospects
Track progress of pending Legacy and Bequest gifts; increase donor participating in legacy giving
Recruit and manage volunteers for Development as interns or on an as-needed basis
Minimum Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years in development/arts or theatre experience preferred
Passion for the arts
Proven track record of supervising staff, successfully motivating and supporting board members and volunteers
Success in securing major gifts and grants, sponsorships, and achieving annual fundraising goals
Ability to develop and manage budgets and prepare financial reports
Strategic thinker and persuasive communicator who understands the value of relationship building
Familiarity with the local community
Strong writing, editing, database, computer and Internet skills (including social media)
Event management experience
Excellent management and organizational skills, and attention to detail
Ability to work occasional weekend and evening hours, as it pertains to donor events, board and finance committee meetings, and individual cultivation
Please submit resumes and enquiries to:
San Jose Rep Board of Trustees
Development Committee Chair
San Jose Rep is always accepting applications for a part-time position (15-30 hrs/wk) working as a customer service representative in the Box Office. Duties include: Processing ticket orders via phone, email, and fax; preparing box office for show days (printing will call…etc.); responding to patron issues; and providing the highest level of customer service. Skills and Qualifications: Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook. Must be highly organized with a strong attention to detail, as well as the ability to multi-task. Must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced and fun environment. Applicants should possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
The availability of box office positions varies throughout the year. Interested applicants should send a resume with references and availability to Kyle Yandow at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be a behind the scenes “player” at San Jose Rep. The Inside Sales Office is hiring dynamic, energetic, and hard-working individuals to sell the upcoming season. Part-Time evenings and weekends available in our convenient downtown location. Hourly wage plus commission, payroll bonuses, comp tickets, and invitations to special events. If you love theatre, love the challenge of selling over the phone, and want a job you can feel good about, please call Heather at 408.367.7232 and leave a message. No emails, please.
San Jose Rep is continually accepting resumes from interested individuals to add to our overhire lists in the costume, scene, prop, and electric’s department. Skilled individuals are called as needed for continual load-ins, focus, strikes, and large builds. Send résumé, references and availability to our Production Manager.