Job Openings

Led by Artistic Director Peter C Brosius and Managing Director Kim Motes, Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is the nation’s leading theatre for multigenerational audiences and is one of the 20 largest producing theatres in the United States. A winner of the Tony Award® for Outstanding Regional Theatre, CTC creates extraordinary theatre experiences that educate, challenge, and inspire young people. It has set standards of excellence in the quality of its productions, commitment to new work,  innovative education programs, and community partnerships.

CTC is dedicated to increasing equity, diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and recruiting of board members.  CTC is committed to a future where our theatre is a home for all people, all families, and is truly reflective of our community.  We are also committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination.  CTC prohibits discrimination in employment against any employee or job applicant because of that person’s race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission or any other legally protected status.  

Information on Internships can be found here.

Current Openings 
Accounting Associate
Overhire Costume Cutter/Drapers
Overhire Carpenters and Scenic Artists



Accounting Associate
 
Children’s Theatre Company is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Accounting Associate.  This is a full-time position with Monday through Friday office hours.  Benefits include medical and dental insurance, vacation and sick leave, 8 paid holidays and a 403(b) retirement savings plan.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
Process high volume of company-wide invoices and purchase orders for accounts payable.  Support accounting office by working with and supporting Payroll Administrator and Director of Finance. Maintain good, open communications with all departments to process and manage any issues regarding accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general office management. Work with and assist Director of Finance on other projects/tasks as needed. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
Accounts Payable: Manage Payables using Purchase Order System
• Sort and match purchase orders to incoming invoices and other audit-approved support documents
• Process departmental/account allocations for shared vendors (i.e. copiers, telephone, postage)
• Input A/P into Great Plains Dynamics and post batches for Director of Finance
• Distribute payments by mail or disburse to department heads
• Reconcile monthly vendor statements to posted entries; resolve discrepancies; keep all vendor accounts current
• Follow up with CTC department heads regarding outstanding and/or missing purchase orders
• When necessary, obtain 1099-misc and other relevant tax forms for independent contractors
• Return w-9 and new account applications to vendors as requested
• Disburse approved petty cash and mileage reimbursements to CTC staff and artists
• Work with other departments to prepare a bi-weekly deposit and deliver to bank.
• Process and reconcile staff credit card purchases to monthly statements
• Maintain file of current employee credit cards and vendor purchasing cards
• File all A/P: purchase orders, invoices, and checks and verify compliance to standards set by auditors
• Track fiscal year-end invoices and coordinate efforts with department heads to ensure accurate inclusion of all fiscal year-end liabilities
• Aide Director of Finance during month-long annual audit preparation and on-site visit by auditors: pull test work documents, prepare spreadsheets, and update Accounting Procedures Manual
 
Taxes: Prepare and file 1099Misc and 1042S tax documents
• Collect and file W-9 forms for all national independent contractors paid through A/P
• Collect and file the appropriate international tax forms for independent contractors outside the U.S.
• Update spreadsheet of payments made to independent contractors throughout the calendar year
• Prepare 1099Misc and 1042S forms for filing to the IRS and recipients in accordance with the IRS’s timeline
• Make corrections/amendments as required
 
General Admin:
• Order supplies for and maintain office equipment for administration offices
• Meet with potential office supply and equipment vendors; analyze cost-benefits, set up new accounts.
• Provide new staff with training in purchasing and other CTC accounting procedures
• Communicate with insurance vendor and maintain documents for new driver additions, certificates of liability coverage requests, reporting incidents, etc
• Assist staff-members with reporting expenses to grant-makers (i.e. DOE) as needed; pull filed P.O.’s, invoices, and statements and copy when requested by auditors or internally for reports
• Support Payroll Administrator, and Director of Finance as needed and perform back-up duties as directed
• Perform some Accounts Receivable functions, including but not limited to, the invoicing and payment collection of building rental contracts
• Distribute the daily mail
 
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Experience
Demonstrated skills in accounting or bookkeeping required.  Experience in a non-profit arts organization preferred. 
 
Education
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required.
 
Skills and Abilities
Experience with Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word and Outlook.  Familiarity with accounting software such as Microsoft Dynamics GP and/or Tessitura a plus.
 
Competency Requirements
Accurate, detail-oriented, organized, technical aptitude, time management, customer service, ethical, inclusive, self-motivated, problem solving
 
TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter and resume to Andrew Robertson, Director of Human Resources at jobs@childrenstheatre.org.  Please include the name of the position(s) to which you are applying in the subject line of the email.


Overhire Costume Cutter/Drapers
Children’s Theatre is looking for overhire staff for the upcoming season.  Overhire are employed on an as needed basis which varies throughout the year based on the needs of each production. All overhire positions may range in both required experiences and length of commitment. These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement with IATSE Local 13 and are paid on an hourly basis.
 
CUTTER/DRAPERS - Seeking cutter/drapers to work as part of team for upcoming production of MATILDA.
 
Requires expertise in advanced draping, cutting, tailoring, hand and machine stitching, yardage estimation and fitting skills. Strong knowledge of Costume/Fashion history, fabric and notions identification and theatrical terminology. Ability to supervise and instruct First Hand and Stitchers and collaborate with Costume Director, Designer and Crafts/Dyer. 5 years minimum experience as Cutter/Draper desired.
 
Dates:
March 4 – May 9
 
 
TO APPLY:
Send letter, resume and list of references to:
Ellen Baker, Production Manager, Children’s Theatre Company
Email: productionjobs@childrenstheatre.org
CTC operates under a collective bargaining agreement with IATSE Local 13.


Overhire Carpenters and Scenic Artists
 
Children’s Theatre Company is looking for overhire staff for the upcoming season.  Overhire are employed on an as needed basis which varies throughout the year based on the needs of each production. All overhire positions may range in both required experiences and length of commitment. These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement with IATSE Local 13 and are paid on an hourly basis.
 
CTC is seeking qualified overhire scenic carpenters to work in the scene shop. Position duties can include but are not limited to carpentry, welding, rigging, load in and strike.
 
Requirements for carpenters:
 
Practical experience in a similar shop.  Experience that includes but is not limited to: all wood materials, steel products, foams, fiberglass, electricity, fabrics, paints and chemical solvents.
Working knowledge of the following tools and their accessories: radial arm saw, table saw, band saw, cold saw, planer, jointer, drill press, miter box, wood lathe, router, sanders, MIG welding equipment, sewing machine, electrical and pneumatic power hand tools. 
 
CTC is also seeking qualified overhire scenic artists to assist in producing the paint and texture finishes for all scenic elements.
 
Requirements for scenic artists:
 
Must be able to draw and copy accurately and duplicate various different artistic styles.  Must have experience painting on different substrates.  Must have competency in carving and texturing of different mediums.  Painting skills should include but not be limited to: faux finishes, spray techniques including pneumatic spray gun equipment, watercolor and opaque painting effects, mixing and matching of color.  Must have some experience with painting on drops.  Knowledge of different scene paints, dyes and solvents.  Be able to use Pneumatic power tools including but not limited to: spray guns, staple guns, jigsaws, drills.
  
Please send application letter and resume to productionjobs@childrenstheatre.org