Job Openings

Staff Positions

Scenic Carpenter – Portland Stage is looking for a Scenic Carpenter with experience building, installing, and maintaining scenic elements in a professional theater setting.  The ideal candidate will be a team player who can also work independently with skills in both time management and problem solving.

This is a seasonal position that runs late August through late May and is available as either a benefits eligible, salaried position at the rate of $530.40 per week (overtime 40 hours is extra) or it could be a part-time position with no benefits at the rate of $20 per hour for roughly 1,300 hours between August 2019 and May 2020.  Please read the corresponding the Job Descriptions (Salaried and Hourly) for more details.

To apply, please send an email with “Carpenter” in the subject line and include a cover letter, resume, 3 references, and some work samples.


Marketing and Communications Director – Portland Stage is currently hiring a Marketing and Communications Director.  This full time, benefits eligible, and salaried position is responsible for maximizing earned income goals while representing the organization to the public through multiple communication outlets.  The successful candidate will be adept at implementing marketing strategies and tactics, focused on reaching target goals and effective at using metrics to drive and grow revenue/attendance.  This position reports to the Executive & Artistic Director and oversees the Marketing Staff.  Ideal candidate will have experience as a manager and supervisor, a minimum of 3 years experience in Marketing and Public Relations, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Please read the Marketing and Communications Director Job Description for more details.  To apply, send an email with “Marketing” in the subject line and include a Cover Letter, Resume, three references, two writing samples, and a few examples of printed materials/web presence.


When staff vacancies occur, positions are generally advertised in ArtSEARCH and/or in the Maine Association of Nonprofits, sometimes on the Maine Theater Collective Facebook Group. Major position openings are highlighted on our home page with a link for more information. We do not accept or save unsolicited resumes for any position not specifically advertised.

Portland Stage Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics and any other areas protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, Portland Stage Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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