We’re growing our team. Join us!

Umbrella Project is committed to the organizations in our network here in Seattle and around the country, to our playwrights, and to the projects we’re engaged with. We remain committed to furthering the life of new plays in Seattle, interconnecting our community here and connecting new plays in Seattle to the national conversation. New to our vision for Umbrella Project is to be more overt in our championing of marginalized voices in decision making, programming, and creative endeavors. In the coming year, we hope to take on even more.

In response to this evolving vision and our desire to be even more active, we’re growing our team.

We’re seeking a Director of Operations, Director of Marketing & Communications, Director of Development, Associate Dramaturgs and Associate Producers.

Learn more about some of these roles below. Other job descriptions will be posted shortly. At this time, these are volunteer positions, though we hope to offer competitive stipends in the coming year. Contact Gavin Reub with questions.


Associate Dramaturg
Reports to: Director of Dramaturgy
10 hours/week

The Associate Dramaturg works with the Director of Dramaturgy and other Umbrella Project dramaturgs to evaluate incoming scripts, communicate with playwrights, and develop new plays. The Dramaturgical Associate may also contribute to the administrative side of Umbrella Project, leading talkbacks, writing blog posts, and organizing the script reader pool.

Associate Producer
Reports to:  Director of Engagement & Umbrella Project Founders
10 hours/week

The Associate Producer works with Umbrella Project to further their presence within the theatrical+ community of Seattle, and to move projects and practices forward. The Producing Associate may also contribute to the administrative side of Umbrella Project, attending meetings and keeping minutes, constructing organizational tools and maintaining project management, as well as acting as an advocate on behalf of Umbrella Project in different capacities. 

Director of Operations
Reports to: Umbrella Project Founders
15 hours/week
 
The Director of Operations works with Umbrella Project to maintain, create, and oversee day to day administration and structure of the company.  This includes managing Director of Marketing, Director of Development, and any producing bodies.  The Director of Operations will work with other members of Umbrella Project executive staff to craft the future of the organization, and establish a needed artistic resource and hub for the Northwest and beyond.

Director of Marketing & Communications
Reports to: Umbrella Project Founders
15 hours/week

Umbrella Project is seeking a Director of Marketing & Communication to be responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all of Umbrella Project’s marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. The Director of Marketing & Communications supports UP’s mission and objectives, ensuring consistency in voice. The right person for this role is a highly motivated individual with experience and a passion for marketing and communications, including social media and creating content. In the future, this role may manage associates.

Director of Development
Reports to: Umbrella Project Founders & Director of Operations
15 hours/week
 
The Director of Development works with Umbrella Project in seeking grant and funding opportunities as a fiscally sponsored 501c3 organization. This may include seeking group and individual opportunities, project-to-project opportunities, and developing donation campaigns. The Director of Development will assist Umbrella Project in curating its worth and placement in Seattle and Nationally to promote itself as a grant-winning organization, providing its projects and programs with sustainability. 

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Director of MarComm Posting
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Assoc Dramaturg Posting
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Assoc Producer Posting
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Director of Development Posting
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