Director of Marketing and Communications

Round House Theatre seeks a strategic thinker, marketer and leader to serve as Director of Marketing and Communications. The Director will create, develop, and execute both short-term and long-term strategic marketing plans to develop and grow an annual audience of more than 40,000, and ticket revenue in excess of $1.5 million. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Director of Marketing and Communications serves as a key member of the theatre’s senior management team. This is a great opportunity for a talented and ambitious leader advancing in the field of arts marketing. Click here for a full job description. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and a resume to Robert Sweibel at jobs@robertsweibel.com.

Graphic Designer

Round House Theatre seeks a full-time Graphic Designer to unify organizational branding through graphic design, photography and video. The Graphic Designer will spearhead the design of all advertising and marketing collateral, including but not limited to: print & digital advertising, brochures, posters, flyers, banners, signage, and playbills. This role will also have a significant stake in the creation and direction of photo and video content for use on web and social media. In all functions, the Graphic Designer is expected to contribute a high degree of creativity, accuracy and speed to the development and production processes. The Graphic Designer is responsible for maintaining Round House brand standards while creating fresh, eye-catching designs. The designer also produces and oversees several large-scale projects each season, including all materials needed to support the annual subscription and single ticket campaigns; fundraising campaigns; special events; and promotion of education programs. Candidates with proficiency with Final Cut Pro, video capture, and digital photography are highly desirable. The position will be based primarily at the Administrative Office in Silver Spring but will occasionally need to work at the Theatre in Bethesda. Participation in our fast-paced environment includes some weekend and evening hours for opening nights and other special events. Click here for a full job description. To apply, submit a cover letter, portfolio, and resume to Jobs@RoundHouseTheatre.org.

Development Operations Manager

The Development Operations Manager (DOM) will oversee the internal operations of the Development Department, including database maintenance, reporting, and financial tracking. Additionally, the DOM will assist in ensuring the success of the current $14 million Full Circle capital campaign through coordinating campaign activities, tracking financial activity, and prospect identification. The DOM serves as an essential member of the theatre’s five-person development team. The DOM is responsible for optimizing organizational development processes to increase contributed revenue to Round House Theatre. Utilizing the Spektrix CRM database, this position will create functional reports and tracking methods to properly review key fundraising metrics with the Director of Development. Coordinating with the Special Events and Development Associate, the DOM will create and execute annual fund renewal and acquisition communications, including two major direct mail appeals, emails, and printed materials. Additionally, the DOM will play a lead role in Round House’s migration to Tessitura this summer. Click here for a full job description. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Jobs@RoundHouseTheatre.org.


Lead House Manager

Round House is seeking a Lead House Manager to oversee the successful execution of front of house responsibilities, including maintaining usher database, setting staff and volunteers performance schedules, communicating with box office and stage management, and providing customer service in the lobby and theatre.  This position leads a team of part-time House Managers, as well as volunteer ushering staff, in providing fast, knowledgeable, high-quality customer service to the over 30,000 patrons annually. The Lead House Manager partners with the Audience Service Manager to offer front-line engagement with patrons and serves as a lead ambassador of the Round House brand. An engaging personality, even temperament, ability to work in a fast pace environment and high attention to detail are required of a successful candidate. This position is somewhat flexible, but evening and weekend availbility is required. Round House Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Please email resume and cover letter to Jobs@RoundHouseTheatre.org.

House Manager

Round House Theatre is seeking energetic, dynamic, and professional individuals to join its front-of-house operations. Customer service, volunteer management, and front-of-house background are strongly desired. Enthusiasm, excellent communication skills, and an even temperament are required. These positions are flexible part-time evenings and weekends. Round House Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Please email resume and cover letter to BoxOffice@RoundHouseTheatre.org.

Box Office Associate

Round House Theatre seeks part-time box office associates to work a mix of nighttime and weekend hours. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, processing single ticket and subscription sales, cash management, concessions sales, and general administrative tasks. Candidates must have good computer and phone skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Previous box office experience or a strong background in customer service are required. Round House Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Please email resume and cover letter to BoxOffice@RoundHouseTheatre.org.

Teaching Artists

Round House Theatre seeks skilled teaching artists for their Education & Outreach Programming. Applicants may designate program(s) they are interested in; descriptions available here. Ideal candidates value creativity, collaboration, diversity, reflection, and excellence, and possess the following: significant prior experience teaching in arts-learning and/or arts-integration programs; strong understanding of and ability to plan lessons; ability to teach independently and with a team; a passion for the arts and education. Supervisory experience or full-time classroom teaching experience is a plus. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older. To apply, send cover letter and a resume with references (sample lesson plan also suggested) to Education@RoundHouseTheatre.org.

Internships & Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships for Recent College Graduates

Round House offers Apprenticeships designed to offer more extensive on-the-job training for recent college graduates who are pursuing careers in the arts. Apprentices receive a travel stipend and are expected to work 25 to 40 hours a week for a full season (Aug-June). Apprenticeships are available in the following areas: Artistic/Directing, Education, Stage Management, Production, Community Engagement and Arts Administration with a Marketing, Development, or General Management concentration. Applications are accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis beginning in March and applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2019-2020 season.

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Summer Education Internships for College Students and Recent Graduates

Summer Education Internships are designed to provide on-the-job training for early career educators and arts administrators pursuing a path in Theatre or Education. Interns gain first-hand experience in Round House Theatre’s extensive summer camp program, both in the classroom and in administration. Summer interns receive a travel stipend. Applicants are evaluated on a rolling basis beginning in February and are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for the upcoming Summer.

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Internships for College Students & Recent Graduates

Round House Theatre’s Internship Program is designed to provide on-the-job training for students planning to pursue a path in Theatre, Education, Marketing, Development, or General Management. Interns gain first-hand experience in the rigors and rewards of the activities of one of the DC area’s most respected theatres. Round House offers a variety of internships throughout the year to explore theatre administration and programming, under the direction of the Education & Outreach Department.

Internships are offered as nine-month season internships, one semester internships, or summer internships. Undergraduate and Graduate Students, as well as recent graduates are welcome to apply. All regular internships are unpaid.

Click here for more information on our Internship Program.
Click here for an Internship Application.

Teen Educator Program: Summer & School Year Internships For High School Students

The Teen Educator Program is a program that allows students in Grade 9-12 to join the Round House Theatre Teaching Artists as classroom assistants. Teens build classroom management skills and learn to facilitate a theatre arts experience for students in Acting, Movement, Design, and Play Creation. Summer Teen Educators work for full weeks in our K-6 grade camps. School year Teen Educators work in our afterschool, Weekend on-site or Days Off program.

Round House can provide documentation of hours worked so students can meet Student Service Learning requirements or internship hours.

Click here for School Year Teen Educator Application

Questions? Email Education@RoundHouseTheatre.org