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Thank you for your interest in joining our vision of producing outstanding regional theatre and providing outreach opportunities to our community. Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting and fostering a diverse community of staff. Applicants from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is a fully professional AEA/LORT (LOA) union theatre.

Company Description: Founded in 1986 and located in historic Over-the-Rhine, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) is the region's second largest professional Equity theatre, and is committed to producing a wide range of dramas, musicals, and comedies of the highest artistic calibre, as well as to providing education and outreach programs that focus on providing arts opportunities to underserved audiences.

Mission: Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is a professional theatre dedicated to producing world and regional premieres of works that often explore compelling social issues. We fulfill our mission through our stage productions and educational outreach programs that enlighten, enliven, enrich and inspire our audiences.

 

Current Job Openings

 

Website Design Project Manager

Company Description: Founded in 1986 and located in historic Over-the-Rhine, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) is the region’s second largest professional Equity theatre and is committed to producing theatre of the highest artistic caliber, as well as to providing education and outreach programs that focus on providing arts opportunities to underserved audiences.

Position Summary: The Web Project Manager is a part-time, contract-based position focused on the successful planning, management, and implementation of the redesign of the organization’s existing website in order to expand digital presence, improve user experience, and advance online revenue streams. This position will lead an internal cross-departmental project team and will serve as the primary liaison with the organization’s digital marketing consultant, ticketing/CRM provider, and web developer.

This is a contract-based position for the duration of the web design project, expected to last approximately from June 2019 through summer 2020. Hours will vary between 15 to 30 hours per week, depending upon the fluctuating needs of project phases. Schedule is flexible, but generally hours are expected to be completed within the business day. Hourly wage commensurate with experience. Parking stipend negotiable.

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications; Director of Fiscal Operations

Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of designers, writers, and web developers through entire website redesign process;
  • Develop and monitor a detailed project plan—including objectives, tasks, and benchmarks—and determine how success will be measured and tracked;
  • Create and maintain project timeline and budgets from vendor selection through live launch;
  • Plan and coordinate all actions to be accomplished during various project phases and ensure good communication across all project team members; and
  • Prepare and present regular project reports for internal team, web partners, and organization stakeholders.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Arts Administration, or related field preferred.
2+ years’ experience in managing creative projects. Although this position will not be responsible for coding and direct development of the site, candidates should be web savvy, knowledgeable about the web development process, and possess a solid understanding of SEO/SEM, Google Analytics, and digital marketing. Candidates must have strong writing, computer, and analytic reporting skills and be able to lead a team effectively.

This position requires exceptional organizational, communication, and time management skills as well as strong attention to detail. Other skills required: ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently, cooperative attitude, a willingness to learn new technologies and assist others, comfortability in a fast-paced office environment, and capacity to work autonomously and solve problems with minimal supervision. Knowledge of local arts community and passion for the arts is preferred.

How to Apply: Interested individuals should submit a résumé with cover letter by May 31, 2019 to Jocelyn Meyer, Director of Marketing and Communications, via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls please.

 

 

Meals 4 Monologues

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati will host its 8th annual Meals 4 Monologues open audition, 2019 dates TBA. Actors from throughout the Midwest are invited, on behalf of the Casting Society of America (CSA), for an open general audition call to perform for D. Lynn Meyers, C.S.A. in exchange for a suggested donation of AT LEAST THREE non-perishable food items to benefit Cincinnati's Freestore Foodbank.

The event, which is part of a nationwide Casting Society of America effort to support local food banks while auditioning local talent, will be held at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202) on in December 2019, dates TBA. This is a casting call to all Equity union and non-union actors for future theatre, film, TV, and/or commercial projects cast by D. Lynn Meyers, CSA.

Actors must bring:

  • A current HEADSHOT and RÉSUMÉ to the audition; DO NOT EMAIL HEADSHOTS OR RÉSUMÉS
  • AT LEAST 3 non-perishable food (pasta, canned goods, etc...) or toiletry items (soap, toothpaste, etc...)
  • A short, prepared monologue and song (must be performed a cappella) OR two prepared monologues.

Time slots are 3 MINUTES maximum, first-come, first-serve basis, and ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.


If you would like to submit your headshot and résumé for our consideration and cannot attend an open audition, please send to:

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
Attn: Casting
1127 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202