Job Opportunities

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Do you have a passion for the arts? Our mission is to bring art of all mediums to people of all ages–and to foster creativity in all forms. If you believe in that mission and would like a chance to work hard with a small but dedicated team, we hope you find a position below that fits your skills and experience.

Guild Hall is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates diversity in its workforce. We appreciate your interest, but only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

To Apply:

Send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to the e-mail address indicated in the job listing.

Current Openings

Position Open: Theater Company Manager

Reports to: Theater General Manager

The Company Manager (CM) works under the supervision of the General Manager of Performing Arts to administrate theater programming and operations during the busy summer season at Guild Hall.  The CM will focus on backstage and artist needs. 

Key Functions:  

  • Serve as primary contact for all visiting artists upon arrival to East Hampton, including transportation to and from Jitney, train, guest house, hotels, and theater.
  • Serve as artist contact for any needs at Guild Hall during all rehearsals and sound checks and remain backstage during programs.
  • Assist and be present at theater and building and grounds rentals, as coordinated with the Director of Operations and General Manager of Performing Arts.
  • Be present for all guests to greet them upon arrival at Guild Hall’s guest house next door. Assist Facilities director by tidying house if needed to prep for guest arrival.
  • Maintain backstage kitchen and dressing room inventory and organization – stock with tissues, cups, utensils, tea, coffee, milk, snacks, etc, as necessary.
  • Assist in set up, management, and clean up for pre and post-show receptions.
  • Purchase, set up and clean up all artist rider hospitality requests for performers backstage.
  • Book required artist and crew travel and lodging, as coordinated with the General Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned to assist staff with day-to-day running of the Performing Arts programming. 

Qualifications, Education, and/or Experience:

Must be a team player with strong communication skills and attention to detail. Excellent people management ability. Detail-oriented with strong follow-through skills; resourceful and self-directed to manage and complete multiple tasks on varying projects; problem-solving skills; tact and diplomacy; approachable; work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.

Prior Educational or experience with company management for presenting, including scheduling and booking travel and accommodations preferred; educational or work experience related to performing arts a plus.

Some light lifting may occasionally be required.

Must have a driver’s license, and a reliable source of transportation and housing. Housing is not provided.

Work Schedule:

The Guild Hall Company Manager is an hourly, non-exempt seasonal employee.  The position starts on June 17, 2024 with a flexible end date after mid-August. The weekly schedule will include evening and weekend hours; the weekly schedule will vary depending on the program schedule, special events, and productions. 


  • $19 to $22 per hour, 40 hours per week

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter as one PDF to

Position Open: Coffee Bar Associate

Reports To: Chief Creative Officer

Guild Hall’s Guest Experience and coffee bar team serves as the first point of contact for visitors. This key staff member is attentive and greets guests warmly on arrival, ensuring that their experience is a positive one.

Key Functions:

  • Selling food, drink, and merchandise in a small coffee bar in the lobby (Guild Hall to provide  NYS Limited Food Service and TIPS training)

Part-time position starting in late June, Wednesday to Sunday, 11:45 am to 5:15 pm and to 7 PM on Fridays, plus show evenings; weekend availability is a plus. Applicants should be highly organized, detail-oriented, efficient, have a positive, “can do” attitude, and have strong communication and high-level customer service skills.

Salary: $16-18/hour, plus tips. Includes liquor sales.
Aged 18 and over required.

Please submit your resumé, cover letter, and a minimum of three professional references to Amy Kirwin at

Frequently cited statistics show that women and people from underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they think they meet 100% of the criteria. Guild Hall encourages you to apply if you meet many but not all the criteria and feel you may be a good fit for the role. Guild Hall is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in its employment policies. In addition, Guild Hall will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Guild Hall is an equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

About Guild Hall

Guild Hall presents more than 200 programs and hosts 60,000 visitors each year. The Museum mounts eight to ten exhibitions, ranging from the historical to the contemporary, and focuses on artists who have an affiliation with the Hamptons. The Theater produces more than 100 programs―including plays, concerts, dance, screenings, simulcasts, and literary readings―from the classics to new works. In addition to these endeavors, Guild Hall supports the next generation of artists with in-school and on-site Learning & Public Engagement programs.


Guild Hall is the cultural heart of the East End: a museum, performing arts, and education center, founded in 1931. We invite everyone to experience the endless possibilities of the arts: to open minds to what art can be; inspire creativity and conversation; and have fun.