America's Oldest · Founded 1808


Walnut Street Theatre is currently accepting resumes for the following positions:

Associate Audience Services Manager

The Walnut seeks an Associate Audience Services Manager (house management). Responsibilities include audience customer service, gift shop, data base management and coordinating volunteer ushers. Must have excellent people, organization, and computer skills. Position starts immediately, through May 5, 2024. This position requires a 6 day a week schedule.

Salary is $720/week and excellent benefits.


Please send cover letter and resume to: Dan Ludwig, Company Manager at EOE

Development Associate

Walnut Street Theatre is seeking a Development Associate to join our Development team. The Development Associate will support the department in event planning, stewardship of major donors, and additional tasks integral to Walnut Street Theatre’s fundraising efforts.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Assisting in the planning and implementation of Donor, Board, and Fundraising events
• Prospect research
• Accounting of donations and data entry
• Attending Opening Night performances and, in conjunction with members of the Development team, distributing VIP tickets and assisting patrons
• Individual cultivation and solicitation for Walnut Street Theatre’s Angels Campaign and Capital Campaign
• Assisting major donors with ticket exchanges, purchases, and other needs
• Representing the Walnut Street Theatre both internally and externally
• A candidate with event planning experience who is comfortable managing CRM systems and Microsoft Office. Experience with auctions/galas a plus)


• Minimum of 1-2 years of Development experience
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proven ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and produce high quality results
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
• Must be organized and detail oriented
• Must work comfortably in a team environment


Please submit a cover letter and resume to Scott Blacker, Director of Development, at EOE

Kid's Series Stage Manager

The Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia seeks applicants for the position of Stage Manager (non-AEA) for WST for Kids production of A Christmas Carol. Rehearsals/tech will occur from November 17th – December 1st (full days and over weekends, one day off per week). Performances (9 total) December 2nd through the 17th, Fridays and weekends with one Wednesday matinee. Applicants should have experience working in an educational setting with student performers and teching large scale shows. Performances occur on the Walnut Mainstage; experience with an IATSE crew is helpful but not required. Positions pays a fee of $2,000. 


Please submit a resume and references to Position will remain open until filled. Equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Director of Development

Walnut Street Theatre, America’s oldest theatre with a $14M annual budget and a large subscription base is accepting resumes for the position of Assistant Director of Development. This position reports to the Director of Development in a department raising over $1.5M annually from foundations, corporate partners, and individual donors in support of the theatre’s overall operations and its vibrant arts education programs.

Responsibilities include co-supervising the department staff, solicitation, cultivation and stewardship efforts, management of the Annual Angels Fund campaign which includes tele-funding, co-execution of annual fall fundraiser and annual gala, including solicitation of corporate/individual sponsorships, oversight of corporate entertainment opportunities, support for Board and Board Committee meetings, and assisting with institutional development strategy.

The ideal candidate shall have strong office operations experience, experience with wealth screening software and prospect research, grant writing skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office and CRM systems, ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and produce high quality results with strong written and verbal communication skills and a passion for the arts. Competitive compensation with extensive benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Cover letter and resume may be submitted to Scott Blacker, Director of Development via:

Outbound Sales Agents 

Would you love to work in the theatre? Are you a natural when talking to people on the phone? If so, then the Walnut Street Theatre has the perfect job for you! We are looking to bring in a few creative, exciting, and motivated people to reach out to our fellow theatre lovers about our amazing seasonal ticket package offers.

So, what’s in it for you? We offer base pay draw vs. commissions of 10% -20%, part time hours Mon -Fri with shifts between 10:00AM to 7:00PM, and a casual dress code in a lively atmosphere. Oh, and did we forget to mention that you can see all our shows for free? A theatre or sales background is preferred, but it’s definitely not necessary! So, if this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, please email your resume to:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ticketing Services Agents

The Walnut Street Theatre, America's Oldest Theatre, has openings for part-time Ticketing Services Agents to handle incoming telephone inquiries, ticket sales and exchanges. $15 per hour with bonus incentives. Shifts include daytime, nights, and weekends. Previous box office or ticketing experience is a plus, but not required. Work in a friendly, organized atmosphere and see all productions for free.


Please email a resume to with “Ticketing Services Agent” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer