Careers & Part Time Jobs

Help Make the Magic Happen

With live performances, our Worlds of Puppetry Museum and a host of educational programming, the Center is always looking for talented professionals from a variety of disciplines to work with us.

Why Work at the Center for Puppetry Arts

Amazing People
We’re proud to work with an amazing team of artists, stagehands and volunteers who make the experience of coming to the Center a fun on each day.
Resume-worthy Experience
With our small band of dedicated team members, we can ensure that all hires have the opportunity to fill their resume with valuable, hands-on work experience.
Discounts & Other Benefits
As an employee of the Center you will be able to receive discounted admission to shows and events for friends and loved ones, as well as standard compensation.
Opportunity to Grow
Once you have worked at the Center for Puppetry Arts, you’ll be part of a network of Atlanta artists and theaters, making it easy to continue your growth in the arts.
Join the Fun

Current Job Postings

Museum Services Coordinator

Museum Services Coordinator

The Center for Puppetry Arts seeks an enthusiastic Museum Services Coordinator to give guided tours of Museum exhibits, implement Museum programming, assist guests, and maintain gallery spaces throughout the day. The ideal candidate will enjoy interacting with people, be self-motivated, patient, and have a strong work ethic. This position is perfect for someone who has an interest in puppetry, is a confident public speaker, and loves working with kids and adults alike. Previous experience in guest services is preferred but not mandatory.

The candidate selected for this part-time position will work, as scheduled, during open Museum Hours (approx.. 15-16 hours a week). Museum Hours are listed below.

  • Tuesday-Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: 12pm-5pm

Reports to: Museum Education Manager

Job Responsibilities:

  • Opens and closes all exhibit areas daily.
  • Gives regularly scheduled tours of Museum exhibits.
  • Gives additional tours for school groups and other groups as scheduled.
  • Implements in-gallery educational programming.
  • Facilitates guest experience with gallery interactives.
  • Takes tickets from guests entering the Museum.
  • Provides excellent customer service to guests by actively engaging them, answering questions, helping them find where they need to go, etc.
  • Supports scheduled Museum volunteers.
  • Becomes knowledgeable of upcoming programs, participates in team meetings, and communicates guest concerns to Museum Education Manager.
  • Cleans Museum cases and interactives daily.
  • Assists with Museum special events and rentals as scheduled.
  • Acts as Museum Store Associate as scheduled.
  • Assists with administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

To apply please email your resume and letter of interest to Megan Montague, Museum Education Manager, at meganmontague@puppet.org.

No phone calls please.

Guest Services

Guest Services Seating Coordinator and Host – Part time  

The Guest Services staff are responsible for seating the Center’s patrons in a friendly manner in the theater by providing courteous and effective customer service at the Center for Puppetry Arts performances and museum. The Guest Services staff assist the ticket sales department in solving any customer service issues so that patrons will want to return.  This position reports to the Ticket Sales Director.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the seating of patrons for events at the Center for Puppetry Arts in a positive and friendly manner so that customers will want to return.
  • Analyze ticket sales reports to ensure proper seating for General Admission events and Reserved seating events.
  • Print, fold and distribute programs and ensure that every adult patron receives a program
  • Work as a team with ticket sales staff and museum staff in managing lines of people entering the theater.


Electrics Technicians

Overhire Electrics Technicians

The Center for Puppetry Arts is accepting resumes from theatre technicians with skills in electrics, sound, and video for part time opportunities on an as-needed basis.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the changeover of shows, which includes installing the lighting, audio, and video needs for Center and guest artist productions
  • Prep upcoming shows (building practicals, pulling gear, cutting gel, etc.
  • Help to maintain and organize the Electrics shop, keeping it in a state of readiness for upcoming events 
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Fulfill the electric needs for other Center activities (events, tours, etc.)

Ticket Sales

Ticket Sales Assistant – Part Time

The Ticket Sales Assistant’s overall responsibility is to provide courteous and effective customer service when selling memberships, donations, performances, workshops and museum activities at the Center for Puppetry Arts.  This is a Part-Time position primarily Saturday and Sunday each week as well as occasional weekdays when needed.



MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sell tickets to all events at the Center for Puppetry Arts
  • Process group sales orders and follow through with all procedures including confirmation of orders and finalizing payment of orders with group leaders
  • Sell memberships to all customers.
  • Support the Ticket Sales Director and Ticket Sales Supervisor as needed.
  • Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends and around holidays, as needed.
  • Sales Calls when needed to groups to encourage early booking
  • Flexible with work schedule. Primary work is on weekends and Mondays.