Job Opportunities

Part-Time Bookkeeper Wanted:

Chicago Dramatists is a 40-year-old non-profit organization focused on developing dramatic writers. We are hiring an experienced, permanent, part-time bookkeeper. 15-20 hours a week. Hourly rate $18/hour. Expertise in bookkeeping, QuickBooks and Excel required. Send resumé to Mike at More details will be provided to qualified candidates.

Full-Time Managing Director Wanted:

This is an exciting opportunity to take a leadership position at Chicago Dramatists. We are an innovative, nationally recognized, 40-year-old non-profit organization committed to the advancement of BIPOC artists. As a community of dramatists, we help lead the country in the creative development of new and experienced dramatic writers, wherever they are in their creative journey. We are hiring a full-time managing director who will be responsible for the day-to-day business management of our dynamic, creative organization. This position will build upon your leadership and managerial skills and provide new opportunities for professional growth. Your responsibilities include:

  • Up holding and instilling our cultural values and building our community with acceptance, support and dignity
  • Supporting our outreach to diverse and BIPOC communities
  • Overseeing financial management of the organization
  • Interacting with board members to support fundraising, marketing and other income generating opportunities
  • Leading operational activities
  • Managing staff in specific operational and marketing activities

You will need intelligence, responsibility, a strong work ethic and the ability to work with and manage people in a positive manner. Salary range $40,000 – $50,000 depending upon experience. Send resume to Mike at More details will be provided to qualified candidates.

The Hiring Committee

The Chicago Dramatists hiring committee consists entirely of volunteer board members including Diversity Committee Chair, HR Committee Temporary Chair, Fundraising Committee Chair, Artistic Committee Chair and other board volunteers.

Equity & Inclusion Statement

Chicago Dramatists is dedicated to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages members of the BIPOC community, LGBTQIA+ community, and Deaf/Disabled community to apply.