Starting 2/22/24, 7:30:00 pm: Something Rotten!

Current Opportunities:

marketing and development associate


TCR seeks a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as a Marketing and Development Associate. This multifaceted role will directly support both the Development Director and Marketing Director and will play a crucial part in contributing to TCR’s growth and impact.

As a Marketing and Development Associate, you will be responsible for implementing marketing strategies to raise awareness, engage stakeholders, and drive fundraising efforts. This role requires a creative individual with strong graphic design skills and a keen eye for detail to produce visually appealing content for various channels.



    • Assist in the execution of marketing strategies to promote the organization’s mission and programs.
    • Create compelling content for various channels, including social media, direct mail, and website, to engage and evolve the patron experience.
    • Collaborate with the Marketing Director to analyze data and metrics, making informed decisions to enhance campaign performance.
    • Use patron data from TCR’s CRM to develop and maintain segmented contact lists for various marketing campaigns.

Graphic Design:

    • Utilize Adobe Creative Suite and Canva to design visually-appealing and brand-consistent materials for marketing and fundraising.
    • Design engaging social media graphics, event flyers, digital and print collateral, and other visual content.
    • Collaborate with the Marketing Director to ensure a cohesive and compelling visual identity across all materials.


    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date donor databases, ensuring timely and personalized communications.
    • Work closely with the Development Director to implement and improve donor stewardship strategies for donors and sponsors.
    • Assist in the creation of development materials, including annual reports, donor appeals, and donor recognition publications.


    • Support fundraising initiatives by assisting in the planning and execution of fundraising events, campaigns, and appeals.
    • Assist in the preparation of grant proposals, donor communications, and other fundraising materials.


Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, or related field.

Proven experience in marketing, fundraising, or development, with a strong understanding of nonprofit organizations.

  • Proficiency in graphic design software (Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Passion for social impact and a commitment to the organization’s mission.

How to Apply:

Submit applications to by Feb. 26, 2024. Include the following:

  • Resume (written or online).
  • 30-second video expressing interest.
  • Minimum of three design samples showing related work. (Or link to online portfolio.)

Questions? Please message


TCR is always looking for talented professional theatre artists to join our creative teams. We are happy to hear from both iowa-based and out-of-town artists, and are also keen to collaborate with BIPOC and LGBTQIA creatives. Send a “hello” to with a little about yourself, including your website/portfolio.

Positions we contract include:

  • Scenic Designers
  • Lighting Designers
  • Master Electricians
  • Master Painters
  • Projection Designers
  • Costume Designers
  • Choreographers
  • Music Directors
  • Pit Musicians
  • Directors
  • Properties / Set Dressing Masters
  • Stage Managers
  • Fight Directors
  • Dialect Coaches
  • Vocal / Movement /Singing Coaches


Returning Soon! Please read the information below and check back often. Thank yo

TCR is your community theatre, and we are proud to invite students to join our professional staff of theatre-makers and administrators by offering spring, summer, and fall internships. TCR values kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure, and seeks interns in all areas who are eager to learn and develop their capacities as theatre and non-profit professionals.

TCR interns are paid, receive free show tickets, are invited to special events, and earn college credit (when applicable). Please see the information below for internship descriptions and deadlines, and contact Emma Drtina with any questions.

Development and Administration Intern

Theatre making doesn’t all happen on stage! Join our development and administrative teams and build invaluable relationships, learn the intricacies of fundraising, and share the story of TCR magic. This internship crosses several departments and is a fantastic way to learn how theatres operate, from development to marketing to box office. Tasks include day-to-day administrative tasks, donor engagement activities, database management, special event support.

The ideal candidate will be dynamic and detail-oriented, strong written and verbal communication skills, and an interest in building relationships. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Patron Manager a plus.

  • Term: Spring, Fall
  • Deadline for application: TBD
  • Notification: TBD
  • Hours: 10 hours per week, generally between the hours of 9-5, M-F
  • Pay: $10/hour

Production Intern

The wizards in the TCR production team make sure that the show always goes on. Get in on the action by working with our technical and artistic leaders on rehearsal and show execution. Tasks include day-to-day technical support (set building, painting), artistic and performer support, rehearsal preparation. Volunteer crew positions generally available outside of internship hours.

The ideal candidate will be task and detail-oriented, experience in multiple areas of theatre-making, be willing to work evenings and weekends and be ready to jump in and work in all aspects of producing to make a show happen

  • Term: Spring, Summer
  • Deadline for application: TBD
  • Notification: TBD
  • Hours: 10 hours per week, generally between the hours of 9-5, M-F
  • Pay: $10/hour


Education Intern

Camps and classes are a cornerstone of TCR’s work in the community. Join the education team in the planning and execution of classes, marketing, and execute one of the most inspiring missions: where people learn to love theatre, right here at TCR. Tasks include class and camp preparation, administrative support, classroom support, registration leadership

The ideal candidate: This people-oriented candidate will be interested in theatre education for individuals of all ages, and have participated in theatre classes as a student or teacher. Excellent communication and listening skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team is crucial, as well as a willingness to work weekends.

  • Term: Spring, Summer
  • Deadline for application: TBD
  • Notification: TBD
  • Hours: 10 hours per week, generally between the hours of 9-5, M-S
  • Pay: $10/hour