Thank you for your interest in working at CircusTalk! We are building our team and will use this page to keep you posted about upcoming opportunities at CircusTalk. Meanwhile, if you identify with our mission and would be interested in joining us, please send us an e-mail describing your experience and skills and letting us know how you would like to contribute to creating a united online platform for the international circus community.

Circus News Correspondents

CircusTalkNews is seeking story submissions from all corners of the world. If you are interested in writing about a specific topic, profiling an inspiring personality, sharing your opinion on a local controversy, or just submitting articles from time to time, CircusTalk wants to hear from you! You help us deliver great content, and we’ll help you get more exposure and recognition worldwide. Material should be submitted in English, but don't worry about your language accuracy, as we are happy to edit submissions. E-mail us with your story idea.

Industry Experts

Your unique perspective can shape our industry. Publish on CircusTalk, and get recognized for what you know! Write about your most memorable experiences, circus trends, challenges in the industry, or topics you're most passionate about. Give advice to others entering the business. Publishing on CircusTalk is a great opportunity to strengthen your professional reputation and get recognized for your knowledge. E-mail us to get started.

Ad Sales and Member Acquisition
Active. Application Deadline: Dec 27, 2021

CircusTalk is an independent career platform for the circus and performing arts featuring an extensive  database of international talent, casting tools, and professional content that inspires, informs, and educates.

We are looking for a high-performing Sales Manager to help us meet our member acquisition and ad revenue targets. The Sales Manager will be responsible for designing and implementing a strategic sales plan that expands CircusTalk's customer base and ensures its strong presence in the circus and performing arts industry.

We seek a new team member with three+ years of experience working in online sales. The incumbent embraces a strategic, innovative and results-oriented approach. They will work independently to reach sales goals and member acquisition targets, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and excel at building rapport with creative individuals in the circus and performing arts. 

Language skills: Fluency in English required and a second language is a plus (specifically French, Spanish and/or Italian).


  • Drive digital advertising sales and member acquisition and achieve growth by hitting targets 
  • Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with clients to understand their needs
  • Manage customer campaigns and collaborations  including ad placement, timelines
  • Identify new markets as the company broadens its reach into the performing arts

You may be a good fit for this role if you:

  • Are self-motivated
  • Enjoy sales and building business through relationships
  • Have strong and engaging communication skills
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Enjoy working with people and have a knack for building rapport
  • Love the performing arts
  • Appreciate a flexible schedule
  • Enjoy working from home

This is a remote, part-time (20 hrs/week) position that includes regular check-ins and online meetings with the CircusTalk team. CircusTalk offers a base hourly wage plus 20% sales-based commission.

Please apply via email [email protected] with your resume and a cover letter expressing how your experience and passion can help CircusTalk ignite careers in the dynamic circus and performing arts industry. CircusTalk is an equal opportunity employer. All are welcome to apply.


Social Media Intern (Unpaid)

CircusTalk is expanding - we could use your help and you could receive college credit for it! We are seeking a social media intern for one to two semesters. This position provides an excellent opportunity to participate in various stages of online marketing and social media management.

CircusTalk is the fastest growing career platform in the international circus industry. Our social media content is a blend of original, collaborative and user-generated content. In addition to our own material (articles, jobs listings, membership benefits), we share collaborative content with individuals and organizations representing every aspect of circus and variety arts. Our goal is to connect the community, to disseminate information about work opportunities and to highlight circus trends and events. To learn more, please read about our mission on our About Page.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be fluent in English, have interest in or experience with the circus arts, and have previous experience with social media management beyond personal social media use. The intern will help spearhead all digital and social media efforts under the guidance of our Community Manager. You will be responsible for helping create and execute social media content and campaigns to expand our digital footprint and grow our social media community on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. 

College students are encouraged to apply through their school programs in order to receive college credit, but this unpaid position is also open to any interested and qualified candidates.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Manage and post weekly original content (articles, jobs, events)
  • Daily engagement per channel 
  • Responding to direct messages on all channels
  • Following and updating the social media calendar
  • Participate in social media campaign and content creation

Intern Learning Objectives

Gain experience in:

  • Translating content strategies into social media campaigns
  • Content creation and caption writing
  • Tracking social media trends within the circus community
  • Analyzing KPIs to optimize future content and campaigns
  • Working with a team on group projects (We enjoy strong collaboration and cross-communication between the content, social media team and production team.)

Intern Benefits

  • The intern will have the opportunity to: 
    • Participate in company meetings to experience the climate of a startup
    • Attend and report on local circus shows and events
    • Create graphic content and collaborate on social media campaign documents for CircusTalk, thus building a portfolio of functioning material
    • Get a fuller picture of the circus sector and all of its moving parts
    • Experience many aspects of running a small company
  • College credit is possible for
  • Marketing/Communications/Advertising, etc. majors from universities that participate
  • Regular feedback from the team and mentoring from the Content Manager on areas of professional interest
  • Minimum of one year PRO membership on CircusTalk


  • Able to commit 10 to 15 hours a week for at least two hours per day to intern work - weekly amount to be agreed upon and consistent
  • Be a current college student or graduate majoring in Marketing/Communications/Advertising or one year of related experience
  • Must have previous experience with social media management outside personal use
  • Fluency in English
  • Good communicator with excellent verbal and written skills
    Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative, remote environment
  • Ability to multi-task and  adjust to breaking news content
    Must be able to meet deadlines

Bonus but not required:

  • A strong interest in circus and some knowledge of circus industry
  • Graphic design skills (Canva)
  • Excellent copywriting skills for captioning
  • Experience with online social media scheduling apps
  • French or Spanish


To Apply

Please email [email protected] with:

  • A short letter of introduction including any circus or performing arts experience
  • Your resume
  • One professional reference
  • One short writing sample (up to 1000 words)