Who's Hiring in CLE: Towards Employment, Cleveland Metroparks, Microsoft, Dobama Theatre, and more


Welcome to the latest edition of FreshWater Cleveland's “Who’s Hiring” series, where we feature growing companies with open positions, what they’re looking for, and how to apply. Please send your freshest job tips and postings to editor@freshwatercleveland.com.

Towards Employment
Towards Employment is looking to add a Staffing Specialist to help further its goal of placing 500+ participants every year. Primary duties entail maintaining relationships with employers and matching Towards Employment program participants with partners. Qualified applicants will have at least five years of staffing/employing experience, as well as a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience in tandem with an associate’s degree). To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to Sharon Shorts at sshorts@towardsemployment.org. Click here to learn more and see other open jobs at TE.

Dobama Theatre
A Managing Director is needed at Dobama Theatre, Cleveland’s Off-Broadway playhouse. Key responsibilities of this position include growing the company’s relationships with grantmaking organizations and local businesses; creating networking opportunities for Dobama; managing budgets; overseeing personnel; and more. A bachelor’s degree, three to five years’ experience in a theatre arts leadership position, and personnel management skills are required to apply. (Click here to read the full job description.)

If interested in pursuing this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Charles Owens at cowens@resonatesearchgroup.com (with DOBAMA SEARCH as the subject line) as soon as possible.

Microsoft Cleveland Cities is searching for a “hard-working team player” to fill their Digital Storytelling Fellow position. Applicants should be familiar with videography techniques; have a keen sense of storytelling; and possess the ability to capture, edit, and share content on various social media platforms. A clear background check and verification of U.S. citizenship are required to apply. Resumes and/or portfolios of work should be sent to v-tayhen@microsoft.com and v-jahun@microsoft.com. Read more about the opportunity here.

The Sculpture Center
The Sculpture Center is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director and Chief Curator. Duties include developing and supervising timelines; initiating/coordinating outreach programs; and fundraising in imaginative, strategic ways. At least five years of administrative experience and a bachelor’s degree are required to apply (though a master’s degree is preferred). If interested in applying or to learn more, click here.

Cleveland Metroparks
Cleveland Metroparks is hosting two job fairs in March to promote seasonal opportunities across its park reservations, golf courses, dining, retail, marinas, and zoo. The events are being held at Stillwater Place in Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland) from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, and Saturday, March 16. Click here to register and learn more about available positions, and plan to bring copies of your resume.

Accountemps is looking to add an Accounts Payable clerk to their team. The holder of this position is responsible for processing expense reports, processing checks and handling the customer service needs of internal business partners.. Applicants are required to have a solid understanding of accounts payable, a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or similar field and be able to work with spreadsheets as well as databases. If interested in applying and for more information, click here.

Dana Shugrue
Dana Shugrue

About the Author: Dana Shugrue

Dana Shugrue is a graduate of John Carroll University, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media and Professional Writing. She is a full-time Content Specialist at Budget Dumpster, and part-time freelance writer for FreshWater Cleveland. When she’s not writing, you can catch Dana taking a run through the metros or sipping a latte at her favorite local coffee shop.