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Sample cover letter for Full Time position at Non profit theatre



Dear Mr. (hiring manager):

I’d like to take this opportunity to express my interest in the position position with Theatre. After having a look at the details on The League of Chicago Theatres’ website, I feel my background is a perfect match, and I respectfully submit my resume for consideration. With solid experience in casting and artistic producing, I will bring unmatched passion for arts administration, innovative management skills, and talent for precision driven multi-tasking.

Working with directors, producers, actors, and other professionals, I have learned how to identify a production’s unique needs, and to solve complex casting problems. This experience has allowed me to develop strong skills as a leader and collaborator, and a working knowledge in the logistical operations of active artistic departments. Drawing from this experience, I offer:

  • A proven background assisting casting directors at regional and commercial organizations.
  • Demonstrated experience casting productions, readings, and workshops.
  • A strong knowledge of Actors’ Equity contracts, procedures, and agreements.
  • Proven experience facilitating organizational relationships with arts professionals.
  • An established history managing artistic projects and supervising staff members.
  • Excellent collaborative, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Additional professional experience in stage management and production coordinating.

Please find my resume attached for more details on my qualifications. I thrive working in the challenging, but exciting atmosphere of an impassioned artistic office. My background and commitment has prepared me for the rigors and rewards of the Casting Assistant position at, and I look forward to the opportunity to speak with you about how I can contribute my strengths to this role. Thank you for your consideration.


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