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Cleveland Arts Jobs

We list all part-time, full-time, temporary, internship and apprentice experiences for individual artists, designers, performers, writers and all other creative professions. 

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ArtSquad Actor

Provide entertainment as part of our ArtSquad, Beauregard and Cherry, at Preschool Playdates, Free First Saturday, MOCA Family Day, and other select programs. During programs meet and greet children and their families, work closely with MOCA Education and Engagement staff, take photos, pass out pencils and stickers, and interact with families to enhance all-around MOCA experience.

Soft Goods Properties Artisan

Cleveland Play House (LORT B, C, and D), America’s first regional theatre and recipient of the 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is accepting applications for Soft Goods Properties Artisan.  CPH produces a 7 show main stage season, a children’s tour and 2 shows with the Case Western Reserve University MFA acting program. 

Enrollment Communications + Operations Assistant

Cleveland Institute of Art is seeking an Enrollment Communications + Operations Assistant. This position will report directly to the Associate Director of Enrollment + Financial Aid and will assist with data entry, report-writing, database and communication management, student application file management, and some mailings

Cleveland Public Theatre Announces a New Staff Position: Education Associate

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) produces groundbreaking performances and life-changing educational programs to raise consciousness and nurture compassion. CPT seeks an Education Associate willing to join its hard-working team with the ambitious goals of growing the organization and changing the community. CPT is committed to reviewing a diverse pool of applicants for this position.

Managing Director

Near West Theatre seeks a dynamic and passionate individual to become the new face of the organization in the position of a Managing Director. The ideal candidate for this position will be an inspiring, collaborative, and creative leader, a supportive and effective manager, an advocate for the arts and social justice, and a spokesperson for the organization. The Managing Director will be responsible for providing oversight to the organization and its stakeholders, assist in setting the strategic vision, lead fundraising efforts, and raise the profile of the organization. The Managing Director will also work closely with the Artistic Director to ensure impactful and inventive programming.

New Play Associate

Cleveland Public Theatre's (CPT) mission is to raise consciousness and nurture compassion through groundbreaking performances and life-changing educational programs. CPT seeks a New Play Associate interested in joining its hardworking team with the ambitious goals of growing the organization and changing the community.

Civil Rights Tester

A leading civil rights organization is looking to hire diverse actors in the Cleveland area to help fight discrimination.

Any actors in the Cleveland area who are interested in paid work going "undercover" to investigate discrimination should send their resumes to A typical assignment pays $150

Senior Writer, Marketing Communications

Under supervision of Kent State executive director, in concert with division and University priorities, this position interacts with leaders across campus to gather facts, figures, personal stories and evidence of university impact that contribute to the development of compelling marketing communications content.

Exhibition Technician

Reporting to the Senior Exhibitions Manager and Preparator, and working as part of the Curatorial Team, the Exhibition Technician is a seasonal employee responsible for working on all aspects of exhibition installation. This individual will assist in the implementation of exhibitions onsite at the Museum. Work includes packing and unpacking works of art, shipping and receiving, installation of artworks, and all phases of gallery preparations including but not limited to painting, wall repair, finishing, and material handling. Exhibition Technicians primarily assist museum staff with all aspects of the installation of exhibitions.

Part Time Sales Associate for Museum Store

Sales Associates are enthusiastic, reliable, engaging individuals who provide MOCA customers with an outstanding shopping experience and the highest level of service. Sales, merchandising, stock work, and participation in store events are all part of associate responsibilities.

Digital Media and Photo/Video Production Intern

The Brickhouse Network, a local Cleveland media company is seeking qualified interns to join their Digital Media and Photo/Video Production team. Interns should be prepared to work in a fast-paced collaborative and solo environment and will gain broad experience in the entertainment business on a global scale.

Development Manager

The goal of this position is to develop resources that will support CAN. This includes raising funds from a variety of charitable and philanthropic sources and by other appropriate means including but not limited to: grant writing to foundations, grant writing to public entities including but not limited to Cuyahoga Arts and Culture and Ohio Arts Culture, donor cultivation, annual giving campaign, corporate sponsorship, and benefit events. The role also includes working with volunteers.

Part Time Sales Associate for Museum Store

Sales Associates are enthusiastic, reliable, engaging individuals who provide MOCA customers with an outstanding shopping experience and the highest level of service. Sales, merchandising, stock work, and participation in store events are all part of associate responsibilities.

Development Assistant

Beck Center for the Arts seeks a talented individual to join them in the role of Development Assistant. In this hands-on role, the Development Assistant provides support for a comprehensive development program designed to maximize contributed income to sustain the mission of the Beck Center for the Arts. The ideal candidate will be a quick learner, a self-starter, flexible and someone who works well as a part of a team as well as individually.

Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager is responsible for managing all promotional activities of Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (CAL), with the goal of raising awareness for CAL to impact the programmatic and fundraising activities. The efforts are to be coordinated with the annual and long-term organizational goals of the Board of Directors. S/he, as primary liaison and spokesperson for CAL to the media, is responsible for designing and implementing all efforts to introduce, publicize and establish relationships within the community with the goal expanding the mission of CAL. S/he reports directly to the executive director. Position is full time

ArtWorks Manager

The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning operates a year-round arts-based youth development program called ArtWorks, with 200 teen participants annually. The ArtWorks Manager oversees the entire ArtWorks program and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the summer and after-school sessions, maintaining open communication and collaboration with Center for Arts-Inspired Learning staff, professional artists, teen apprentices, parents, schools, funders and supporting partners.

Database Administrator

Position Description:
Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Database Administrator is responsible for managing the membership database, membership correspondence, and the accuracy of reporting and information for the institutional advancement team at MOCA Cleveland. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, gift entry and acknowledgment, maintaining the museum’s constituent database, ensuring timely and accurate record keeping, and member benefit fulfillment.

Volunteer Contributor

The Applaud Squad is searching for an eager and awesome volunteer CONTRIBUTOR to join their exciting team!
The contributor should…
- Be interested in writing theatre and/or music reviews for the Cleveland area.
- Live in the Cleveland area with access to transportation.
- Be passionate about theatre, music and/or the entertainment industry.
- Be a creative, experienced writer who can work independently.
- Bring a positive attitude to the table and fresh, innovative ideas!
- Have an eye for detail. The little things mean the world to you!
- Be organized, a team player and an excellent communicator (both verbal and written).
- Be social media savvy! People interact with you on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Assistant Director

Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree or a Bachelor's degree in a related field as well as one to three years of experience in and/or directing large scale musical and non-musical productions. Proven experience working with children of all ages in a camp, school, or theatre setting is also required. Applicants will have working knowledge of financial management procedures, short and long term planning methods, and program development experience. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to  Please email Rachel Zake at

Technical Director for "Dorothy in Wonderland"

Rehearsals are from June 19th – July 20th with performances on July 21 and 22nd

Hours are from 10 – 1 every day during that period.

The production will be performed in the high school cafetorium with rehearsals and set building done in the Junior High School.

This is a paid position with salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resume to , or if you have any questions.