La Jolla Playhouse is a passion-led organization and offers several fun and rewarding employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities.

How to Apply: To apply for an open position please submit a resume and cover letter to the contact listed. La Jolla Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer.


La Jolla Playhouse is seeking to fill the following positions:


Philanthropy Assistant

FT or PT: Full Time (hourly) with benefits
Status: Non-exempt

The Philanthropy Assistant is an entry-level position supporting the administrative needs of the Philanthropy team, including ordering supplies, preparing purchase orders, tracking RSVPs for most events, coordinating processes for birthday cards and holiday cards, assisting in donor stewardship tasks and supporting Philanthropy events.

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Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include “Philanthropy Assistant” in the subject line. EOE.


Human Resources Manager

FT or PT: Full Time
Schedule: Weekdays, with occasional weeknights and weekends
Status: Exempt with benefits

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the day-to-day human resources activities of the Playhouse, including, but not limited to: recruitment and orientation; benefits and compensation; employee relations; equity, diversity and inclusion; workers’ compensation and health and safety policies and procedures; and employee recognition.

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Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include “Human Resources Manager” in the subject line. EOE.


Seasonal Positions

La Jolla Playhouse (LORT B) is currently accepting resumes for consideration for future IATSE hourly positions. Special attention will be paid to applicants residing in the San Diego area. Must have a valid driver’s license, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Positions are hourly plus overtime. Send resume and references to Production Management at [email protected]. Electronic submissions only; no mail, fax or phone calls please. EOE.

Patron Services

Sales Concierge

FT or PT: Part Time, 16-week temporary contract assignment sales position, base + commission
Schedule: Up to 30 hours per week; flexible schedule to include weekdays, weeknights and weekends

The Sales Concierge is responsible for soliciting donations and offering subscription package options to our patrons over the telephone. Must meet daily and monthly campaign goals. Perform any other duty as assigned.

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Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include “Sales Concierge” in the subject line. EOE.


Patron Services Representative

FT or PT: Part Time
Schedule: Weekdays, weeknights, weekends

The Patron Services Representative represents the La Jolla Playhouse and UC San Diego Department of Theatre & Dance to patrons, both over the telephone and in person, selling single tickets and subscriptions while providing quality customer service. The Patron Services Representative is responsible for renewing subscriptions for fixed seat subscribers. They will resolve patron complaints within the scope of their responsibility; otherwise referring the patron to Patron Services Management. The ideal candidate will provide patrons with accurate play, musical, and/or special event information ensuring a positive ticketing experience.

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To apply, please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include “Patron Services Representative” in the subject line. EOE.

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La Jolla Playhouse will not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, gender identity, genetic information, sex or sexual orientation, or any other protected category in its hiring and employment practices, or in any other aspect of the employment relationship.

We encourage applicants with a unique perspective inclusive of race, color, religion, familial status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age and physical ability to apply. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, on and off stage. La Jolla Playhouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), and all qualified applications will receive consideration.

Photo credit: Emma Hunton (left) and the cast of La Jolla Playhouse’s production of Disney’s Freaky Friday; photo by Jim Carmody.

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