Synetic Theater is an excellent place to work, volunteer or intern alongside creative professionals. Please find our opportunities below:
Director of Sales & Audience Experience
The Director of Sales & Audience Experience designs and manages all Front of House and Sales operations—including for the box office, concessions, house management, group sales, education registration, parking and wayfinding, and all sales pathways—to ensure audience growth and earned revenue goals are met and that all audiences enjoy their interactions with Synetic Theater. To achieve these goals, the Director manages the Front of House team and a part-time Audience Experience Associate, partners with the rest of the senior staff, and advises leadership. Previous experience in professional manager-level customer service and sales experience in a performing arts setting preferred.
The Associate Producer is responsible for driving the artistic producing function and will play a critical role in operationalizing the artistic strategy of Synetic Theater. This is a part-time producing position with a focus on company development and long-range artistic planning. It is anticipated that the Associate Producer will continue to work on other artistic and non-theatrical endeavors on the side with Synetic Theater as a primary focus.
The Education Associate will execute the day-to-day administrative tasks of Synetic’s Education Department as well as serve as the primary teaching artist for Synetic’s classes, camps, and workshops in DMV area schools. Previous experience working with students of various ages and at least one year of administrative experience required.
Front of House Associates
Synetic is hiring part-time, hourly associates for box office, concessions, and house management for our 19/20 season. Previous box office, point of sale, or crowd management experience, excellent customer service skills, and interest in theater required.
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 email@example.com, 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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 email@example.com for training, availability and scheduling.
INTERN – Synetic is currently accepting applications for the following internships:
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.
-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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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 email@example.com and let us know your tentative availability and any special skills or interests.