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Jobs at ImprovBoston

Work for ImprovBoston and be a part of a fun and creative community!

We're always looking for creative, open-minded, kind, and hardworking people to support the theater and our nonprofit mission. See something that appeals to you? 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


OFFICE STAFF

No current openings.


THEATER CREW

If interested in any of the below jobs, please email jobs@improvboston.com with a resume and cover letter.

HOUSE MANAGER

The ImprovBoston House Manager serves as the primary theater liaison for patrons, staff, and performers during show hours, supervising our front of house team and opening and closing the theater.
 
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 
Act as the on-site supervisor for evening shows
Manage front of house staff (including box office representatives, bartenders, ushers, and interns) and techs
Create a welcoming and friendly environment for patrons
Serve as the onsite crowd manager
Performing opening and closing procedures of the theater, counting and reporting all cash boxes at the end of the night, handling patron disputes, creating nightly reports to be sent to other management
Communicating with techs, performers, directors, and producers on show logistics such as start time, seating, group seating, show duration and more
Reporting to the Managing Director, Artistic Director, Lead Producer, and Associate Producer
Performing other tasks as they present themselves
 

BOX OFFICE

Be the first person to welcome our patrons to the theater each night! Box office responsibilities include selling tickets, answering the phone, and handling walk-in inquiries. Members of the box office staff should have a sunny disposition to greet and help patrons with any and all questions or concerns. The theater can get busy, so it is important that you are able to handle stress under pressure. Basic computer and iPad skills are also necessary to sell tickets. 

BARTENDER

ImprovBoston offers a wide variety of drinks and snacks at Gag's Bar (that's the name of the bar) and we are always looking for friendly people to serve them. Responsibilities include set up of the theater and lobby before shows as well as serving drinks and snacks to patrons. Applicants should be motivated individuals who will maintain and stock the bar during shows. 

TECH

Behind the scenes of a show can be just as important as what goes on on stage. ImprovBoston is always seeking motivated individuals to join our Tech Crew managing lights and sound during our shows. An interest in comedy and attention to detail is crucial in responding to light and sound cues during shows. Some previous tech experience is helpful, but not required. 


INTERNSHIPS

 

So… you want to be an intern. Here are some things you should know!

We offer internships in exchange for ImprovBoston Comedy School (IBCS) classes or college credit, depending on your program. All interns are expected to work 8-12 hours/week. If you are interested in any of these positions, contact us at jobs@improvboston.com with a cover letter and resume, specifying which internship you wish to be considered for in the subject line.

 

PRODUCTION INTERN

Reporting to the Associate Producer, the Production Intern assists the production office in overseeing the theater’s relationship with our pool of artists, as well as our local community. Responsibilities include communicating with artists, organizing and distributing donations, and compiling website feedback. People interested in this position should desire to gain experience in special events, development, or arts management.


COMEDY SCHOOL INTERN

Reporting to the Comedy School Manager, the Comedy School Intern is tasked to make each session run smoothly, while being a point of contact for students and instructors alike. Responsibilities include scheduling make up classes, assisting with registration and ComedyClinics, and building and maintaining educational paperwork. People interested in this position should desire to gain experience in education or the arts.


OPERATIONS INTERN

Reporting to the Associate Producer, the Operations Intern is an integral part of the day-to-day operations of the theater. Responsibilities include maintaining ticketing requests and studying trends, as well as overseeing the general upkeep and organization of the physical space. People interested in this position should have an eye for organization and fine details, as well as a strong integrity to work unsupervised.


IBCreative INTERN

Reporting to the Director of Sales and the Director of the National Touring Company, the IBCreative Intern assists in representing ImprovBoston beyond the theater walls. Responsibilities include communicating National Touring Company logistics, researching trade shows and festivals, and organizing potential promotional materials. People interested in this position should desire to gain a background in sales, business, or arts management.
 

 

*** ImprovBoston expects interns looking to work in exchange for an IBCS class to begin their internship about 2 weeks prior to the start of the session in which they wish to enroll.

*** Resume & interview will be required.

Questions? Email jobs@improvboston.com or call us at 617-576-1253