Opportunities

Synetic Theater is an excellent place to work, volunteer or intern alongside creative professionals. Please find our opportunities below:

EMPLOYMENT

Production Director

The Production Director manages Synetic Theater’s Mainstage, Family Theater, Teen Company, and Touring planning and production process. The position focuses on artistic producing, production budgeting, contracting, expense management, and personnel management to ensure that Synetic’s productions continue to dazzle audiences and develop artists in a safe, collaborative environment and with sustainable business practices.

The position will be supported by a part-time assistant tasked with expense reconciliation, materials procurement, and production support.

Click here for full job posting. To apply, email resume and cover letter to jobs@synetictheater.org.


Development Director

The Development Director supports the Managing Director strategizing and executing all efforts related to contributed revenue. There will be an emphasis on growth. The position focuses on managing the membership program and increasing institutional giving while working across all departments to plan and execute donor cultivation and stewardship events (including but not limited to Opening Nights, Behind-the-Scenes production previews, and donor appreciation gatherings).

The position will be supported by a part-time assistant tasked with processing gifts, recording contact reports, generating acknowledgement correspondence and completing basic research tasks.

Click here for full job posting. To apply, email resume and cover letter to jobs@synetictheater.org.


Front of House Associates

Synetic is hiring part-time, hourly associates for box office, concessions, and house management for the last show of our current season, Treasure Island, and our 19/20 season. Previous box office, point of sale, or crowd management experience, excellent customer service skills, and interest in theater required.

Click here for full job posting. To apply, email resume and cover letter to Audience Experience Manager Brian Long at brian@synetictheater.org.

 

AUDITIONS

Synetic Theater held open training auditions in order to expand its pool of actors for casting in June 2019. Resumes will be accepted year-round auditions@synetictheater.org, and show-specific auditions will be announced as needed.

 

TEEN COMPANY AUDITIONS

Synetic Theater held auditions for their Teen Company in May/June 2019. Email Education and Outreach Manager Tori Tolentino at tori@synetictheater.org for more information about this program.

 

Synetic Theater is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Synetic​ ​Theater ​discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

USHER

Ushers volunteer at performances to assist patrons with seating, concessions and other duties as assigned by the House Manager.  Volunteer ushers are permitted a seat to see the performance provided that the show is not sold out.  If you are interested in ushering with Synetic Theater, please contact the House Manager at ushers@synetictheater.org for training, availability and scheduling.

 

INTERN – Synetic is currently accepting applications for the following internships:

MARKETING INTERNS
The Marketing Interns will assist the Marketing Manager with tasks such as: press list management and distribution of media materials, creation of marketing and communications collateral for print and web, assistant in the planning and execution of special events, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

-Team player, ability to exceed expectations, and a willingness to do so
-An interest in the arts and theater
-Self-starter, ability to work independently
-Working knowledge of the social media accounts utilized by Synetic Theater
-Creative Suite skills preferred

Hours and Compensation:

-Minimum 16 hours per week in Crystal City, VA
-Small stipend to cover transportation cost

How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to jobs@synetictheater.org, with “Marketing Intern – Your Name” in the subject line. Please include areas you are interested in increasing your skill set or learning about in your cover letter.

 

VOLUNTEER
Synetic Theater needs volunteers to help us with a wide variety of tasks around the administrative office and around town. Our team seeks help with:
-Letters and mailings (about twice a month)
-Data entry and filing (about twice a month)
-Special event set-up and monitoring (a few times a year)
-Distributing brochures, posters and postcards to local coffee shops and libraries
-Working Synetic tables or booths at events ( a few times a year)

If you are interested in helping out, we’d love to have you on board! We offer complimentary tickets to our performances as our expression of gratitude for help.
Please send an e-mail to synetic@synetictheater.org and let us know your tentative availability and any special skills or interests.