Job Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities


Job Description

Chester Theatre Company, an award-winning Equity theatre (SPT6) located between the Berkshires and Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, is seeking an experienced, highly resourceful team player and production professional with strong management and organizational skills to join our full-time staff. Year-round duties include data entry, coordinating with bookkeeper; managing payroll; issuing contracts; organizing and managing two annual theatre tours; managing purchasing; coordinating and managing transportation and housing for seasonal staff and interns; overseeing maintenance of the theatre’s properties; and tracking budgets. Other duties as needed.

Pay and Hours

  • 20-25 hours/week Fall through Spring working remotely with 1-2 days a week in the Chester office. Full-time onsite during the summer season.

  • $35,000/year

  • Health insurance reimbursement

Job Requirements

  • BA in a relevant field (Theatre, Performing Arts, Theatre Management, Arts Admin).

  • Demonstrated ability to manage finances for an organization including the ability to adhere to an approved budget and familiarity with accounts oversight and payroll. Financial and cash management acumen are essential. Familiarity with Quickbooks required.

  • Relevant experience in the management of theatrical productions, as well as management of a small summer staff with multiple rotating contract workers (actors, designers, crew, interns) preferred.

  • Experience with Actors Equity Association union rules and regulations strongly preferred.

  • Computer literacy, including proficiency with Microsoft Office and WordPress.

  • Ability to work with and communicate effectively with staff, artists, technicians and interns.

  • A passion for theatre and a collaborative spirit.


Chester Theatre Company produces contemporary professional Equity theatre in an intimate setting, creating community and offering audiences fresh perspectives on vital issues. We present exceptional performances, tell diverse stories, hold important conversations, lead theatre trips, educate across generations, and develop and support new work. We are committed to theatre as a means to explore and celebrate our shared humanity.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and professional contact references to Co-Producing Artistic Director Tara Franklin at