Gulfshore Playhouse
Naples, FL

Expires: 02/11/21

Job Dates

Mid-September 2020 - Mid-May 2021


$200 per week stipend

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.

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.

- 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 Raisers Edge appreciated but not required.

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.

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.

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.


Emily Malmborg

Production Manager



Business Address

1010 5th Ave S

Suite 205

Naples, FL 34102

Posted: 08/11/2020 12:13:00 EST

Last Updated: 08/11/2020 15:00 EST

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