External Relations Associate

InterAct Theatre Company

InterAct Theatre Company seeks to expand our team with the part-time position of External Relations Associate (ERA).

InterAct is a mid-size nonprofit theatre company. Our mission is to produce new plays that engage with the social, political and cultural issues of our time and to improve the climate for new plays regionally. Over our 32-year history, we’ve cultivated a loyal base of subscribers and donors who are almost as passionate about our work as we are.

We’re looking to grow that base of InterAct fans. That’s where the External Relations Associate comes in.

This position will be responsible for helping InterAct maintain and grow our outward-facing presence online, in printed materials and at the box office, so the ability to communicate in all media is essential. This position is equal parts administrative and creative, allowing the right candidate to brainstorm and execute a communications strategy in concert with the rest of InterAct’s staff.

This primary duties of this position are to:

  • Maintain social media presence, weekly eblasts, press relations; help organize Opening Nights
  • Work with graphic designer and print house to manage print collateral mailings and distribution
  • Serve as a Box Office representative during office hours, manage volunteer ushers, and manage InterAct’s Group Sales effort
  • Assist in development and fundraising communications including, but not limited to, appeal letters or e-blasts, acknowledgements, special events, and other cultivation efforts

Important Things to Know

  • InterAct uses the following software: Adobe Creative Cloud (design); OvationTix (ticketing & development); Microsoft Office (administration); Dropbox; Google Drive; Airtable. Knowledge of these programs or ability to learn them is important.
  • Some scheduling flexibility for events and Opening Nights is required.
  • Theatre background and excitement about our mission are big pluses.


Non-exempt, Part-time employee. 20 hours/week. $15/hour. Not eligible for benefits.

To Apply

Email cover letter, resume, and 1 writing sample (an email to a press member, group sales client or similar is preferred) to the Managing Director, Ann Garner. Position will remain open until filled. Review of applications begins immediately.