Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional theater actors and stage managers in the United States, is hiring an Auditions Associate in its Chicago office. Actors’ Equity is a national union affiliated with the AFL-CIO, with 51,000 members-and growing. The Audition Associate role is responsible for overseeing auditions in the Chicagoland and disseminating audition information for the Central Region.

Key Responsibilities 

Schedules and oversees auditions occurring both at Equity’s audition center and other spaces in the Chicagoland area
Be responsible for dissemination of audition information, including providing assistance to areas within the region with
their hotlines
Schedule monitor staff to work at Chicago-area auditions and train as needed
Coordinate meeting spaces and plan/co-host events in the Member Center as needed
Arrange for catering of meetings and special events
Cover reception desk as needed
Other duties as may be assigned

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge

Excellent written and skills required
Superior interpersonal and administrative skills required
Attention to detail and being able to handle multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment required
Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required
BA or equivalent degree required with major or minors in theatre, other performing arts or labor studies a plus


$17.00/hour (35-hour workweek)
Excellent individual and family health benefits
Employer funded defined benefit pension plan

  • Please submit a cover letter and resume.
  • Applications without these elements will not be considered.

Actors’ Equity Association is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in the workplace regardless of age, gender and gender identity, race/ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Instructions to Apply:

Apply for Auditions Associate using the link below:


To apply for this job email your details to gskores@actorsequity.org

Pay Range: $17.00/hr