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The Kauffman Center is growing. Check back often for open positions on our team as they become available. To apply for these positions, please submit your resume and cover letter to as a Microsoft Word (DOC) or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) document.


+Development Specialist

Reports to Membership Manager |  Full Job Description (PDF)

The development specialist position provides support to the development department and other members of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts team. This position is responsible for gift processing and other development data entry and management. Manages extraction of data from Tessitura database through lists and reports, and coordinates with financial department to reconcile financial records. This position provides other administrative support as requested.


+Marketing and Public Relations Intern

Reports to Marketing Manager |  Full Internship Description (PDF)

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is seeking an enthusiastic individual who is looking for hands-on marketing and communications experience in a fast-moving environment during the fall of 2016 (preferred September 15 – December 15, 2016). Note: dates may be flexible to accommodate school schedules. All candidates should indicate availability in cover letter.


+Marketing Manager

Reports to Marketing Director | Full Job Description (PDF)

The Marketing Manager is a key position within the Kauffman Center. This position is responsible for the marketing activities for all Kauffman Center Presents series, assisting with brand marketing activities –and manages the Marketing & Ticketing Associate role including oversight of social media and digital marketing platforms. In addition, this role develops and enhances mutually beneficial in-kind partnerships with external partners. With a focus on program marketing, brand marketing and sales objectives, this position identifies opportunities for internal and external collaboration, cross functional team-building and analysis of existing and innovative marketing strategies.

This position must work effectively within the internal Kauffman Center team to accomplish established organizational and departmental objectives. This visible role leads by example and is a positive and highly professional representative of the Kauffman Center.


+Patron Services Coordinator

Reports to Director of Patron Services |  Full Job Description (PDF)

This position primarily supports the Kauffman Center Patron Services department through various volunteer recruitment/retention/coordination efforts and assisting with miscellaneous front of house functions. All of these responsibilities contribute significantly in supporting our dynamic volunteer program and by providing an exceptional patron experience.


+Ticketing Services Associate

Reports to Ticketing Services Manager |  Full Job Description (PDF)

The key role of this position is to provide ticket and general information to guests face to face at the box office and in the gift shop. This is an important role as it is the first experience the guest has with the Kauffman Center. The Ticketing Services Associate will take reservations for the Resident Arts organizations using Tessitura, make exchanges, fulfill orders, troubleshoot orders, and assist with ticket sales and service at the box office counter. This position will also work in the Kauffman Center gift shop, selling, organizing and recording inventory. Cash handling will be involved. Candidates must enjoy customer service, working with individuals or a group of guests and assisting with events as needed. As a Ticketing Services Associate you will provide the highest level of customer service to all guests, vendors and clients.


+Volunteer Management Intern

Reports to Volunteer Supervisor |  Full Internship Description (PDF)

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is seeking an enthusiastic individual who is looking for hands-on volunteer management and communications experience in a fast-moving, environment during the fall through winter of 2016 (preferred September 5 – November 18, 2016). All interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Jenny Defreece, Volunteer Supervisor, at jdefreece@kauffmancenter.org. Note: dates may be flexible to accommodate school schedules.



The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Kauffman Center hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Kauffman Center believes that associates should be provided with a working environment which enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.