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Located in Naples, Florida, Gulfshore Playhouse was founded in 2004 and has experienced fifteen years of explosive growth based upon production and arts-education success.  Typically, the organization has a 9 month production season, extensive educational and public programs that engage both underserved and prosperous segments of the community.  

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre, is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Business Manager. Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. 

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle of a $55M capital campaign to build in a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring two theatres and plenty of education space.  The project is currently in the construction document phase.

Status: Full-time, year-round position

Start Date: As soon as possible

Representative Duties:

  • Maintaining detailed and accurate bookkeeping and financial reports by entering all income and expense transactions into accounting system, including all credit card transactions and payments; managing all bank accounts; managing accounts payable and receivable, including reimbursements, executing payroll and any payroll transactions;
  • Creating and tracking all invoices and payments for accounts receivable;
  • Assisting in the creation for ticketing reports and financial reports, including cash flow forecasting;
  • Maintaining the use of best accounting practices in accordance with GAAP, including assisting with establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures;
  • Maintaining a documented system of accounting policies and procedures;
  • Supporting Director of Finance in the month-end, show-end, and year-end closing process;
  • Ensuring quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting;
  • Performing reconciliations on all accounts and reconciling ticketing services charges and receivables;
  • Running checks weekly as approved by Director of Finance;
  • Creating income reports for deposits received from ticketing service;
  • Providing information to external auditors along with Director of Finance;
  • Oversee activities in the administrative office including but not limited to ensuring all offices and public spaces are well kept, providing maintenance and/or support of any phone, copier, internet, computer equipment, or other office equipment, and ordering and maintaining office supplies;
  • Assisting the Director of Finance with financial reporting to the Board of Directors and committees as needed;
  • Assisting in the onboarding/off boarding of personnel and independent contractors, ensuring proper paperwork is processed and in place with appropriate payroll company and health insurance provider.

The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure.  The Business Manager will be expected to work extended hours when necessary to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at Opening Nights and some show performances, special events, and/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • The ability to work with a team; 
  • Experience with accounting software such as Quickbooks Online;
  • Skills with current software such as Microsoft Excel, Google Drive, Calendar, and GoogleDocs a must;
  • The capability to interface with students, patrons, donors, and board members alike;
  • Proficiency with technology and a willingness to learn ticketing software;
  • Familiarity with Theatre and/or Performing Arts, preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of references to jobs@gulfshoreplayhouse.org. Background checks will be performed on all applicants.

Properties Master  

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, FL is seeking a creative, flexible, and detail-oriented individual to serve as Properties Master. Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle of a $55M capital campaign to build in a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring two theatres and plenty of education space.  The project is currently in the construction document phase.

Job Duties include but not limited to:

  • Oversee all prop needs for each production as envisioned by scenic designers, directors, and Producing Artistic Director.
  • Coordinate all purchases, rentals, and borrows necessary for the realization of the production.
  • Maintain excellent communication with stage management, production staff, and artistic team throughout the production process.
  • Check daily stage manager rehearsal and performance reports for notes concerning props, furniture or set dressing pieces that need to be procured, repaired or replaced. 
  • Supervise/train staff and interns with varying levels of experience through the prop creation process.
  • Ensure safety protocols are followed at all times.
  • Operate within each budgetary constraints for each production and maintain an accurate account of all related expenses.
  • Coordinate with other production departments regarding any overlapping prop needs.
  • Maintain prop stock and storage organization.
  • Attend all necessary meetings including, but not limited to, production meetings and company meetings.
  • Assist the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director in construction, load-in, and strike of scenic elements. 
  • Provide support for special events.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Production Manager, Managing Director, or Producing Artistic Director.

The ideal candidate is a strong, team-spirited self-starter who is excited to join a tireless, rapidly-growing, and attitude-forward regional theatre. Candidates should be friendly, excellent with patrons, staff, and visiting actors alike, and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure.  Employee will be expected to work extended hours on occasion when necessary to meet goals. Some weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at performances, special events, and/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Qualifications:

  • Two to three years experience in the field
  • Strong props background, including managerial, carpentry, paint, and upholstery experience. 

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please send a portfolio or examples of work, resume, cover letter, and references to Emily Malmborg, Production Manager, at emalmborg@gulfshoreplayhouse.org to apply.

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, FL is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Development and Marketing Intern. 

Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle of a $55M capital campaign to build in a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring two theatres and plenty of education space. The project is currently in the construction document phase. 

Job Duties included but not limited to: — Assist the Chief Advancement Officer with all administrative aspects related to development (fund raising) and marketing including letters, mailings, data entry, recordkeeping, calendar scheduling, email communications. — Assist the Annual Giving and Events Manager with all aspects of planning and delivering in-person and possible virtual events including opening night celebrations, recognition events and our annual Gala. — Maintain all organizational social media channels with multiple updates daily. — Participate in all organizational marketing initiatives including involvement with advertising and promotion of theatrical performances and events, boosting ticket sales, distribution of rack cards to local businesses and partners. — Participate in all high-level meetings (internal staff, development and marketing committees, meetings with PR firm) and compose minutes. — Communication with donors and patrons regarding their donations and ticket purchases. — High level of customer service work. — Possess the ability to work on the fly, multi-task at the highest level possible, maintain confidentiality, demonstrate flexibility, accept regular feedback on work and performance, be change-oriented and open to constant adaptation of duties and activities. 

Qualifications: – One to two years’ experience in the field (including at the college level) – Classwork or experience in development, marketing, communications, public relations. — Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter. — Knowledge of WordPress, OvationTix and Raiser’s Edge appreciated but not required. The ideal candidate is a strong, team-spirited self-starter who is excited to join a tireless, rapidly-growing, and attitude-forward regional theatre. 

Candidates should be friendly, excellent with patrons, staff, and visiting actors alike, and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure. Employee will be expected to work extended hours on occasion when necessary to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at performances, special events, and meetings that may happen outside normal hours. Benefits: Furnished housing with private bedroom and shared living space, internet and cable included. Washer and Dryer in apartment. Apartment complex has a pool and fitness center on site. Weekly stipend: $200/week Dates: Mid-September 2020 through Mid-May 2021 Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Kimberly Dye, Chief Advancement Officer, kdye@gulfshoreplayhouse.org

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.