Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at Sacramento Theatre Company! We are always looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join the STC team.

We are currently seeking

  • Development Assistant
  • Scenic Designer/Carpenter (School Partnership Program)
  • Teaching Artists


Development Assistant

Sacramento Theatre Company is in search of a part-time/non-exempt Development Assistant. This position will report to the Development Director. This is a great opportunity for an early-career arts administrator/development professional, with the potential to grow into a full-time position in the future.

The Development Assistant provides day-to-day operations support across all areas of the Development Department, including individual, corporate, foundation, and government giving, as well as special events and capital projects.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Work to support STC’s financial viability by helping exceed revenue goals and grow contributed income.
  • Become highly-proficient in Theatre Manager (STC’s ticketing and donor database), especially the Donor, Ticketing, and Mail List modules.
  • Donation processing, receipting, tracking and reporting. Distribute and redeem individual donor benefits.
  • Keep accurate donor profiles, including contact information and donation, ticket, and education purchases. Track donor communications and meetings.
  • Maintain STC’s web pages and social media as relevant to the Development Department. Generate online content, as assigned.
  • Track and issue STC ticket donation requests.
  • Assist in drafting donor solicitations, including annual giving letters and sponsorship and partnership proposals.
  • Assist in compiling and submitting grant proposals.
  • Assist in the preparation and execution of three annual fundraising events, including sponsorship and auction item solicitation, vendor communications, volunteer coordination, print and press material creation, and guest tracking and communication.
  • Represent STC at indoor and outdoor community events, as assigned. Run development-related errands outside of STC, such as picking up items, delivering collateral, etc.
  • Perform general office tasks in support of the Development Department, such as answering phones, emailing, printing, copying, and mailing.
  • Function independently to follow the established processes and procedures of the Development Department, referring problems to the Development Director.
  • Work collaboratively and respectfully with other STC departments, including Artistic, Production, Facilities, Education, and Box Office, as well as STC’s Board of Directors.
  • Be a professional, articulate, enthusiastic, and informed ambassador for STC and its mission to be the leader in integrating professional theatre with theatre arts education.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Development Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or currently pursuing) required.
  • Previous experience in fundraising, marketing, or sales.
  • Demonstrated interest in the performing arts and/or the development field.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to meet multiple demands and deadlines.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Organizational skills and ability handle multiple tasks under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently, setting priorities and handling routine functions without continuous direction.
  • Proficient computer skills, especially in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • A sound grasp of the English language, usage, spelling and grammar, including appropriate business communication styles and formats.
  • Auditory, visual, and physical skills to be able to perform the tasks as outlined in this job description.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in arts administration, non-profit management, communication, or related field.
  • Experience using a CRM database, such as Theatre Manager, Tessitura, or similar software.
  • Grant and proposal-writing experience.
  • Presentation experience.
  • Social media and web skills.
  • Basic graphic design and/or video editing knowledge with experience in PhotoShop, InDesign, iMovie, or similar softwares.

Work Schedule: 25 Hours/Week, Occasional Evening and Weekends Required
Compensation: Hourly, $16/Hour

Please send cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format to Nicole Sterling, Development Director, at with “Development Assistant” in the subject line for immediate consideration. Position open until filled.



STC School of the Arts’ School Partnership Program (SPP) is seeking a Scenic Designer/Carpenter

Job Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Work closely with SPP Program Manager and directors on design and logistics of build
  • Design various school shows (mostly musicals, some plays)
  • Attend designers runs, tech, and dress (as needed)
  • Submit plan to program manager for set build projects & materials ASAP
  • Purchase and transport all materials needed for build day at schools (typically a Saturday 9:00-3:00 p.m.)
  • Set up build day projects/materials and facilitate build days at schools
  • Clean up and organize materials at the school, at STC, and at STC warehouse
  • Strike and store set pieces at the close of show with program manager at STC warehouse

Will work at various sites between January – June 2017

Contact STC School Partnership Program Manager, Franchesca Sonoyama at with scenic design/carpenter resume and references.


Teaching Artists

STC’s School of the Arts is seeking passionate Teaching Artists to act as Director, Musical
Director, Choreographer, or Stage Manager for a production at one of our partnering
schools with our School Partnership Program (SPP). SPP establishes in-school residencies
in the Sacramento area to introduce students to the skills and practice of live theatre as well as gives experienced students a place to further develop their skills in theatre production. Please see our flyer for more information.