We're Hiring! 

Payomet is a volunteer driven, non-profit performing arts organization committed to producing exciting professional live music, theatre, circus arts and humanities events rooted in strong social values. Read more of what we're all about and our history. We have a few positions open to round out our team, might you join us?

Payomet is an equal opportunity employer. Payomet is committed to providing a work environment free from all forms of discrimination including gender, age, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, ancestry, and marital status.

Development Assistant/Artistic Associate 
The Development Assistant/Artistic Associate works closely with the Executive Director and staff to see that development and fundraising actions support a marriage of equity and excellence in programming.  


  • Work collaboratively with the Executive ED and staff to program, plan and manage special events as well as coordinate normal programming to be in sync with development goals.
  • Create opportunities for touring performing artists to engage with show patrons as well as the community at large.
  • Work with development staff to enhance stewardship and acknowledge all in-kind donations and sponsors.
  • Work with accounting staff to track and report all development and fundraising activities from start to finish.

Our main performance venues are tents and an outdoor stage seasonally (5-6 months of the year, May-October) and at various venues throughout Cape Cod from late fall through early spring. The leadership and staff of our dynamic and thriving organization are strong believers in continuing education and professional development and creating opportunities for advancement.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in performance or art-related field.
  • Knowledge of the special requirements and aspects of production and performance of circus arts is not required but helpful, as Payomet runs a circus camp for children in the summer together with creating original cirque performances on the themes of environment, climate change, living wages and social justice.
  • Proven ability to work well both independently and collaboratively while thinking outside the box.
  • Excellent organizational skills. An affinity for math and science.
  • Strong administrative skills with Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and Google Docs.
  • Experience with managing multiple projects, schedules and budgets simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and flexibility with unusual projects.
  • Cultural competency with a diverse group of artists, staff and community stakeholders.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, open-mindedness and dedication to the mission of Payomet Performing Arts Center with a focus on programming that seeks to instill strong social values and equity. 
  • A can-do attitude and sense of urgency with energy and enthusiasm to be part of a team and a dynamic organization whose growth is determined to adhere to core mission of making diverse performing arts available and affordable to all and whose programming is imbued with spirit and action dedicated to social justice.
  • Knowledge of and strong appreciation for the LGBTQIA community.
  • An appreciation for the value of the National Park Service as our philanthropic partnership at our location at an abandoned military base located in the Cape Cod National Seashore.


  • Flexible hours - 4-5 days/week for 8 months of the year and 5 days a week June-Sept with expectation to work some nights and weekends.  

To apply to any of our positions, please review position details and email your cover letter and resume as a single PDF file to deb_goldstein@comcast.net  with the desired position in the subject line. The cover letter should include relevant experience, how you became aware of the position, and any direct experience you have had with similar positions and organizations. No phone calls, please.

We look forward to hearing from you!