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Paper Mill Playhouse

Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description
Summary:
Reporting to the Ticketing Services Supervisors, the Ticketing Services Representatives are responsible for delivering superior customer service to all guests wishing to purchase or exchange single tickets, subscription tickets, group tickets or gift certificates. Ticketing Services Representatives are considered to be the “front line” to the Paper Mill patron base.

All representatives must be familiar with all events and productions that are presented at Paper Mill Playhouse in order to properly assist guests in choosing their best package and value. 

Additionally, as a Ticketing Services Representative, each employee should be equipped with value-adding information regarding the surrounding area in terms of parking, directions and restaurant information.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Selling single tickets, subscriptions, and group tickets to all guests calling the box office or walking up to the lobby window.
  • Processing and responding to emails in the Subscription, Box Office, and general information email inboxes.
  • Accurately recording and editing guest information in our ticketing database.
  • Informing single ticket buyers of the subscription and group options that can offer them significant savings and result in their continued attendance throughout the season.
  • Assisting all subscribers wishing to exchange their tickets by finding them similar seats to the alternate performance(s) of their choosing.
  • Remaining cognizant of all ticket discounts and special promotions.
  • Proactively solving customer service issues as they arise.
  • Remaining calm and courteous at all times when dealing with the specific needs of a patron.
  • Keeping up-do-date with all activities taking place at Paper Mill Playhouse, such as all performances, special engagements, seminars or educational programs and remaining prepared to answer patron inquiries into such matters.
  • Keeping informed on other area attractions and developments such as restaurant recommendations and traffic issues, and remaining prepared to answer patron inquiries into such matters.
  • Informing the Ticketing Services Supervisors, of any problems dealing with a patron or sales transaction.
  • Being available to complete added duties asked by the Ticketing Services Supervisors.

Qualifications:
  • 1+ years of customer service.
  • An understanding of theater ticketing and a passion for the arts are not required but are extremely useful for this position.
  • A commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion with an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic experiences, free from prejudice and aggressions.
  • Evening and weekend work required.
  
Apply
Paper Mill Playhouse is committed to hiring high caliber individuals of diverse backgrounds. We strive to provide our staff with a nurturing and inclusive environment, equal for all employees and optimal for their success. Paper Mill celebrates diversity and believes it enriches our work environment and the work on our stage and actively encourages applications from those with less visibility in the arts. We specifically welcome applications from those from Black, Hispanic, Asian and minority backgrounds.
 
Send cover letter and resume to Recruiting@PaperMill.org with subject line Ticketing Services Representative. Please indicate in your cover letter if you are applying for the full time or part time position. No phone calls, please. If selected for an interview, Paper Mill will happily cover the cost of transportation if necessary.
 
Note: Covid-19 vaccinations are mandatory for employees of Paper Mill Playhouse. Exemptions are allowed for medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief with approval from management.
 

Paper Mill Playhouse

Ticketing Services Supervisor
Box Office/Ticketing
Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
Status: Full Time/Benefits Eligible/Exempt

Job Summary
This position reports directly to the Ticketing and Audience Services Manager and oversees a team of full time and part time Ticketing Services Representatives. The Ticketing Services Supervisor is responsible for creating a dynamic sales driven ticketing environment in the Box Office and working with Ticketing Services Representatives to ensure all Paper Mill Playhouse patrons receive exemplary customer service at all times.

Responsibilities:
  • Supervise Ticketing Services Representatives staff in day-to-day operations of the Box Office, including subscription, single ticket, and group sales processing.
  • Scheduling adequate Ticketing Services Representatives and oversee their training including, but not limited to, ticketing software training and knowledge of all ticketing policies, procedures, and protocols, to ensure patrons receive the highest quality of customer service.
  • Manage and oversee Will Call for all public Paper Mill Playhouse performances. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining a calm and caring environment for all patrons at the box office, batch ticket printing for all performances, collection of all batches from staff, reconciling of cash tills, and ensure proper lock up and security of Box Office at closing.
  • Daily batch posting and deposit sheets for the Finance department.
  • Act as first point of contact for elevated customer service issues and work to resolve to mutual satisfaction.
  • Provide phone and email coverage on an as needed basis.
  • Maintain supplies for Box Office including ticket stock, ticket and mailing envelopes, flyers, postcards, brochures, etc.
  • All other responsibilities as necessary to ensure a smooth and efficiently run Box Office operation and the highest level of customer service.
 
Qualifications
  • 1-3 years of experience in ticketing in a non-profit arts environment and 3+ years of customer service, preferably in a supervisory role.
  • Knowledge of Tessitura, strongly preferred.
  • A commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion with an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic experiences, free from prejudice and aggressions.
  • Evening and weekend work required.
 
Apply
Paper Mill Playhouse is committed to hiring high caliber individuals of diverse backgrounds. We strive to provide our staff with a nurturing and inclusive environment, equal for all employees and optimal for their success. Paper Mill celebrates diversity and believes it enriches our work environment and the work on our stage and actively encourages applications from those with less visibility in the arts. We specifically welcome applications from those from Black, Hispanic, Asian and minority backgrounds.
 
Send cover letter and resume to Recruiting@PaperMill.org with subject line Ticketing Services Supervisor. No phone calls, please. If selected for an interview, Paper Mill will happily cover the cost of transportation if necessary.
 
Note: Covid-19 vaccinations are mandatory for employees of Paper Mill Playhouse. Exemptions are allowed for medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief with approval from management.

Paper Mill Playhouse

Staff Ushers ($15/hr)
Front of House
Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description
Job Summary
Paper Mill Playhouse is seeking individuals with excellent communication skills, who are physically able to stand for long periods of time, walk up and down stairs when needed and assist audience members.  Successful candidates will assist the House Managers with the daily Front of House Operations with the goal of assuring a positive, comfortable, and safe theater experience for all guests from their arrival until departure.

Responsibilities: 
  • Provide excellent consumer service
  • Assist audiences in the use of a variety of accessible services provided
  • Assist wheelchair users
  • Guide audience members to their reserved ticketed seats
  • Scan tickets
  • Assist audience members to exits in the event of an emergency evacuation
  •  
Qualifications:
  • Proactive, positive attitude, strong work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • Compassionate in nature
  • Ability to stay calm in high pressure situations
  • Flexible schedule able to work weekends and evenings
  • A commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion with an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic experiences, free from prejudice and aggressions.
  • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time, navigate a graded walkway inside the theater, walk up and down many steps when necessary, locate seat locations without difficulty.
  
Apply
Paper Mill Playhouse is committed to hiring high caliber individuals of diverse backgrounds. We strive to provide our staff with a nurturing and inclusive environment, equal for all employees and optimal for their success. Paper Mill celebrates diversity and believes it enriches our work environment and the work on our stage and actively encourages applications from those with less visibility in the arts. We specifically welcome applications from those from Black, Hispanic, Asian and minority backgrounds.
 
Send cover letter and resume to Recruiting@PaperMill.org with subject line: Staff Usher. No phone calls, please. If selected for an interview, Paper Mill will happily cover the cost of transportation if necessary.
 
Note: Covid-19 vaccinations are mandatory for employees of Paper Mill Playhouse. Exemptions are allowed for medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief with approval from management.
 
 

Red Mountain Theatre

Experience Required

Executive (CEO/ED/AD/Pres.)

Job Description
Chief Financial Officer
 
Come grow with us! Red Mountain Theatre has moved to a new, leading edge Arts Campus and is looking to grow our team! Are you a:
  • Dynamic self-starter with a passion for accounting?
  • Seasoned financial professional who is committed to strong fiscal responsibility and impeccable record keeping?
  • Experienced collaborator with a background in nonprofits, able to lead a variety of staff and vendors toward a common goal?  
 
As a Tony Award winning Broadway Producer and more than 40-year-old regional theatre, RMT is seeking an energetic, versatile individual for the position of Chief Financial Officer to support our mission of creating powerful theatre experiences that enrich, educate, and engage audiences – nourishing the human spirit, fostering valuable life skills, and cultivating a deeper sense of community.
 
Forming part of the senior executive management team, the CFO provides leadership and strategic direction for the overall financial functions and forecasting, budget management and the establishment of the accounting practices of Red Mountain Theatre in adherence to U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.  The CFO is also responsible for the management of RMT human resource functions and IT resources.
 
Qualifications:
  • 7 years of professional experience in financial management and accounting
  • Bachelors or higher college degree
  • Established proficiency in managing legal contracts, audit procedures and compliance, budget analysis, risk management and a broad knowledge of insurance and retirement plans
  • Ability to translate financial concepts and effectively collaborate with staff and board members who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds
 
Click here for a link to the full job description.
 
To apply, email info@redmountaintheatre.org with “CFO Position” in the subject line and include resume and cover letter. No phone calls please.

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ZACH Theatre

Lead Scenic Carpenter
Artist - Visual
Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY: In charge of the on time and on budget execution of Scenic Painting of Scenery for Main Stage, Education and Event productions. Maintains budgets, creates calendars and schedules. Maintains cleanliness, organization of paint shop. Develops painting process and techniques for all the shows. Support Scenic Studios in all scopes of work, including properties, carpentry, and load ins/outs as necessary.
 
Great Benefits Offered!
  • Employer Paid Healthcare
  • Paid Vacation, Personal & Sick Time
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Free Tickets to Shows

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Technical Director - Drafting is responsible for the development of all drafting and drawing for the Scenic, Paint, and Properties department. The Assistant Technical Director – Drafting assists in the budgeting, preparation, assembly, load in, and load out process of all ZACH productions in support of the Scenic Studios Supervisor. In partnership with the Production & Technical Director and Scenic Studios Supervisor, the Assistant Technical Director will act as a key member of the technical design team serving as the primary draftsman for all ZACH productions articulating construction methodology, rigging specifications, and critical technical solutions. The ATD will assist in the daily operation of the ZACH Scenic Studios, including materials procurement and purchasing, as well as other projects as assigned by the Scenic Studios Supervisor.
 
Great Benefits Offered!
 - Employer Paid Healthcare
 - Paid Vacation, Personal & Sick Time
 - 401k Matching Program
 - Free Tickets to Shows

For full description and benefits visit https://zachtheatre.org/about-us/work-with-us/working-at-zach/

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ZACH Theatre

Scenic Carpenter
Artist - Visual
Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY: To construct scenery and set pieces in accordance with plans provided by technical management; includes carpentry, welding, work with plastics, foams, fabrics, or other materials (conventional and unconventional).
 
Great Benefits Offered!
Employer Paid Healthcare
Paid Vacation, Personal & Sick Time
401k Matching Program
Free Tickets to Shows

For all the details.....

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description

We are currently seeking part-time overhire employees for:

  • Scenic
  • Stagehands
  • Electrics
  • Audio/Visual
  • Costumes/Wardrobe
  • Props
  • Painters

Please send resumes to jobs@zachtheatre.org. 

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ZACH Theatre

Lead Carpenter
Production
Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY: To construct scenery and set pieces in accordance with plans provided by technical management; includes carpentry, welding, work with plastics, fabrics or other materials. Maintain Scenic Studios facilities and inventory. Support all changeovers for ZACH Productions.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
  • Construct scenery and set pieces as instructed by the Production & Technical Director, Scenic Studios Supervisor, and ATD – Drafting.
  • Lead crew on specific projects or operations without direct supervision.
  • Install scenery on stage including mechanically moving pieces, stationary pieces and flying pieces.
  • Execute complicated and standard rigging solutions under the guidance of the Production & Technical Director.
  • Assist in the installation of stage automation equipment.
  • Prepare area around stage; could include special railings, seat installation, and other duties that could pertain to any specific production
  • Participate in strike of set at end of the performance run.
  • Assist other departments as time and production allow.
  • Cleaning up after specific duties are performed, and assist in cleaning up after the entire carpentry crew.
  • Maintain Scenic Studios consumables, such as glues, fasteners, cold cut saw fluids, etc., in coordination with the Scenic Studios Supervisor.
  • Perform maintenance and organization of stock scenery, scenery carts, road kits, and other scenic resources at the direction of the Scenic Studios Supervisor
 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Ability to lift, push, pull or otherwise maneuver up to 70 lbs. repeatedly, either alone or with assistance.
  • Comfortable working in non- climate-controlled areas
  • Comfortable working on ladders, mechanical lifts or other high places.
  • Comfortable working in confined spaces
 
 
EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • 2 Years Professional Carpentry, Welding, or combination of education and work experience that yields the required skills and abilities.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Basic knowledge of foam material and how to work with them.
  • Ability to prioritize projects in order to assure completion as scheduled
  • Basic understanding of geometric and mathematic principals
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of hand, power, and industrial tools
  • Knowledge of PPE, and commonly used safety equipment
  • Ability to maintain a safe working environment
  • Willingness to operate forklifts after in-house certification
  • Ability to guide and lead others in complex work
  • Willingness to drive panel vans and 24’ box trucks
  • Broad knowledge of carpentry tools and techniques.
  • Broad knowledge of Metal working tools and techniques.
  • Broad knowledge of rigging hardware and application.
  • Ability to understand construction drawings and execute them.
  • Ability to work as a team member and maintain a positive attitude in times of stress

Salary:  $16.50 - $19 per hour

As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
  • Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
  • Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
Actor's Equity Association has set up strict guidelines that must be followed to allow Equity Actors members to work in future productions.  ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace per the guidance issued by Actors Equity.
 
 

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
 
ZACH Theatre believes that diverse ideas, cultures, and traditions reflect our community and enhance our insights into the work we present on stage. We are committed to diversity and inclusivity in all areas of our work, including play selection, casting, marketing and public relations efforts, education programs, strategic recruitment of staff, artisans, technicians, and volunteers, and the composition of the Board of Directors. People of color and members of underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.
 
POSITION SUMMARY: In charge of the on time and on budget execution of Scenery for Main Stage, Education and Event productions under the leadership of the Production & Technical Director. This position works in conjunction with the Production & Technical Director and Stage Operations Supervisor in order to achieve high pace and safe scenery change overs. Maintains budgets, creates calendars, schedules, hires and supervises technical personnel for all operations at the Nowlin-Renaud Scenic Studios, including Scenery, Paints, and Props shops.
 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Supervises the Nowlin-Renaud Scenic Studios project management of the Scenic, Paint, and Props shops including the building and delivery of all scenery, props, and special effects for all productions under the leadership of the Production & Technical Director. This includes Scenic construction, scenic painting, scenic automation, and properties construction and painting.
  • Implements Nowlin-Renaud Scenic Studios workplace safety program and develops new protocols and processes to maintain safe and best practices in a dynamic workplace, including holding weekly meetings about safety and current productions
  • Supervises all staff of the Nowlin-Renuad Scenic Studios including approval of time sheets, PTO requests, performance feedback and review, and hiring/termination of full-time, part-time, and temporary part-time staff
  • Maintains all production equipment, tools, and stock goods, furniture, and scenery at the Nowlin-Renaud Scenic Studios
  • Coordinates all facility repairs, maintenance, inspections, and compliance of the Scenic Studios in coordination with the ZACH Facilities Director
  • Works effectively with the Production & Technical Director, Stage Operations Supervisor, and other departments to coordinate and achieve safe, efficient, and high paced changeovers
  • Keeps the Production & Technical Director informed of any problems within the Scenery Department via weekly budget updates and general sharing of information
  • Oversees FIFO Materials Inventory system for Scenic Studios
  • Development and maintenance of production and show budgets, as well as the submission of receipts to Finance on deadline
  • Serves as Associate Technical Director in absence of Production & Technical Director
  • Assists the Production & Technical Director in the development of engineering and construction solutions for production design, including automation solutions, structural design, and material specification and procurement
  • Responsible for the development of build schedules and estimates in coordination with the Production & Technical Director
  • Supervises the execution of technical and construction drawings by the Draftsperson/Foreman for all Scenic, Paints, and Properties
  • Attends Load In, Technical and Dress Rehearsals, and Design Meetings at Production & Technical Director’s direction
 
 
CORE COMPETENCIES:
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Demonstrated skills in situational leadership, recruiting, hiring, and developing staff
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, manage projects and multitask
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization


OTHER ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Special Events: Works with Development, Director of Production and the Artistic Director in the scheduling, logistics and technical requirements of company events 
  • Support technical needs of facility rentals 
  • All work is performed with a direct reflection of the Mission, Vision and Values of ZACH Theatre
 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Ability to lift, push, pull or otherwise maneuver up to 70 lbs repeatedly, either alone or with assistance
  • Comfortable working on ladders, mechanical lifts or other high places
  • Comfortable working in confined spaces
  • Comfortable with mechanics and automation
 
EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum: 3+ years of progressive scene shop leadership, including budget and hiring experience OR 1+ years of scene shop leadership and MFA in Technical Direction or related field
  • Preferred: 5+ years of scene shop leadership, including budget and hiring experience OR 3+ years of scene shop leadership and an MFA in Technical Direction or related field

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization, vendors, and other key stakeholders
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, lead personnel and projects, and multitask efficiently
  • Demonstrated experience in managing artisan teams with multiple priorities and varied needs
  • Mathematical skills including structural design, geometry, algebra and trigonometry
  • Demonstrated skills that encompass all areas of theatrical carpentry/ craftsmanship
  • Ability to produce construction drawings, from concept to shop floor, using both 2D and 3D AutoCAD drafting techniques
  • Ability to project material and labor costs for scenic units
  • In depth demonstrated knowledge of theatrical rigging systems and stage automation
  • Familiarity with Creative Conners equipment and SpikeMark software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of scenic painting techniques and tools
  • Working knowledge of MS Office including MS Word and Excel, as well as Google Suite
  • Ability to operate panel vans and box trucks up to 24’ in length
  • Ability and desire to be a part of a technical problem solving environment
  • Willingness to safely operate forklift per ZACH protocol after in-house certification
  • A demonstrated knowledge of stage operations.
  • A general knowledge of equity and union rules.
  • A working knowledge of theatre history and the design processes. 
  • Working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems.
 
Salary: $45,000 - $55,000
 
As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
  • Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
  • Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
Actor's Equity Association has set up strict guidelines that must be followed to allow Equity Actors members to work in future productions.  ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace per the guidance issued by Actors Equity.
 
 

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description
 
POSITION SUMMARY: The Automation Operator assists in and facilitates the load-in, show run, weekly inspections, strike, and changeover of ZACH Theatre productions and events that involve automation in a safe, efficient, and professional manner.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Assist in load-in of scenery, properties, and automation elements.
  • Assist in rigging as directed.
  • Assist in maintenance of automation machinery, scenery, props, and paint, as assigned.
  • Assist in preparing performance space for rehearsals and performances, including sweeping and mopping.
  • Work as deck crew on shows as the operator of all automation components, as well as assisting in scenes shifts, fly systems, etc.
  • Participate in strike and changeover of automation, scenery, and props, as assigned.
  • Maintain a safe and professional workplace.
 
CORE COMPETENCIES:
  • Build Collaborative Relationships
  • Manage Through Processes and Systems
  • Deal with Change Effectively
  • Solve Problems Resourcefully


OTHER ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Perform all duties as assigned by Stage Operations Supervisor in conjunction with Scenic and Stage Management
  • All work is performed with a direct reflection of the Mission, Vision and Values of ZACH Theatre.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Repetitive lifting of items up to 70 lbs
  • Repetitive climbing of ladders over 15’
  • Routinely works nights and weekends
  • Required to work overtime during technical rehearsal weeks
 
EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of one year of professional technical theatre or entertainment industry work experience preferred
  • Minimum of one year OR commensurate experience installing, operating, and troubleshooting Creative Conners Equipment and motors
  • Minimum of one year OR commensurate experience programming and operating SpikeMark Software in rehearsal and show settings
  • Collegiate or professional training in theatre or entertainment preferred
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of theatrical production processes
  • Preferred knowledge of motorized cable winches
  • Preferred knowledge of hydraulic lift systems
  • Preferred knowledge of motorized friction wheels for stage turntables
  • Understanding of backstage work process and protocol
  • Demonstrated ability to use basic hand and power tools
  • Ability to operate counterweight fly system
  • Intermediate understanding of theatrical rigging
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and best practice
  • Willingness and ability to work within rigorous time schedule
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new situations
  • Ability to set priorities
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve and troubleshoot

Salary: $17.50

As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
  • Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
  • Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
Actor's Equity Association has set up strict guidelines that must be followed to allow Equity Actors members to work in future productions.  ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace per the guidance issued by Actors Equity.
 

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY: The Corporate & Foundation Relations Manager provides leadership responsibility for achieving fundraising goals for ZACH Theatre’s institutional giving line items, including researching, cultivating, budgeting, acknowledging, and stewardship of corporate sponsorships, corporate philanthropic gifts, foundation and government grants, and in-kind partnerships.

This role is responsible for building strategic relationships and ensuring those relationships achieve desired results. The ideal candidate will have excellent public speaking skills, be able to read a room and be able to influence executive decision making. This role serves as a collaborative member of the Development team and works with executive leadership, multiple internal departments and Board of Trustees to raise contributed income.

Works flexible hours, including nights and weekends.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Responsible for closing sponsorship and partner contracts
  • Strategically builds relationships and obtains large corporation sponsorships/gifts
  • Responsible for identification, research, cultivation, solicitation, invoicing, and stewardship/reporting of all institutional funders to achieve annual fundraising goals for corporate, foundation, government, and in-kind budget lines.
  • Recruits, leads, manages, and maintains ZACH's corporate sponsor cultivation efforts including Sponsorship Guide, Sponsor Packet, and complimentary Nights at the Theatre for corporate prospects with pre-show introductions to ZACH sponsorship opportunities.
  • Oversees execution of all corporate sponsorship benefits, including serving as ticket concierge and coordinating recognition and sponsor benefits with marketing, rentals, front of house, and program staff.
  • Works collaboratively with other departments to develop and submit project budgets, and data collection for evaluations and proposals.
  • Maintains accurate records and pull reports in ZACH’s Tessitura CRM database; and oversees the administration of Grants Calendar.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include managing contracted grant writers.
 
CORE COMPETENCIES:
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships
  • Develops Talent and Teams
  • Manages Through Processes and Systems
  • Accountability for People and Budgets
  • Deals with Change Effectively
 
OTHER ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Assumes duties shared by all department members, including rotating assignment of staffing the donor lounge, other department events, and other duties as assigned.
  • All work is performed with a direct reflection of the mission, vision and values of ZACH Theatre.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Ability to work in a busy office environment, perform work on a computer, talk on the phone, and interact with patrons/external parties, and lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Frequent night and weekend work.
 
EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • 2 years of experience or Bachelor’s degree in arts administration, communications, business, marketing, theatre or another arts discipline, public relations, English or related field. Master’s degree in arts administration or nonprofit management preferred.
  • 5+ years general fundraising experience with increasing level of responsibility, with at least 2 years of experience in corporate and/or foundation giving preferred      
  • Connections with some local, regional and national corporations and foundations preferred, and a strong asset.
  • Arts fundraising experience preferred; passion and work in theatre field ideal, or a combination of education and experience that yields the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Demonstrated success with securing corporate, foundation, government, and in-kind contributions, including philanthropic and sponsorship gifts
  • In-depth knowledge of the grant process, including researching, planning and assessment, writing, contracts and reporting
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Supervisory experience managing contractors, junior staff, and/or interns
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and a commitment to customer service
  • Excellent relationship building techniques with proven effectiveness in closing agreements
  • Ability to strategically navigate complex corporate organizations to find the right contact to bring sponsorship/gift to closure
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing ticketing/donor software as well as word processing and design software for proposal and sponsorship packages
  • Demonstrated organizational, planning, and budgeting skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines/manage multiple projects at once with minimal supervision
  • Excellent public speaking skills that enable you to be an influencer before groups, lead meetings, and display leadership initiative
  • Experience working with Board and/or committee members, volunteers, and donors
 
Salary: $44,500 - $50,000+, depending on experience
 
As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
  • Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
  • Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
Actor's Equity Association has set up strict guidelines that must be followed to allow Equity Actors members to work in future productions.  ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace per the guidance issued by Actors Equity.
 
 

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Goodspeed Musicals

Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description

Goodspeed seeks an Education Assistant to support the activities of the Education Department and Scherer Library of Musical Theatre.

Primary duties include assisting with the development of curriculum and lesson plans for all educational programs, day-to-day management of the Kids Company, maintenance of departmental database and calendar, contributing to Student Guides to the Theatre for main stage productions, assisting with accessibility initiatives such as Sensory Friendly and Open Caption Performances, and teaching classes and facilitating workshops as needed.

The Education Assistant will be the primary administrator of the Goodspeed Kids Company, taking responsibility for regular communication with parents and teachers, scheduling, maintaining and updating Goodspeed’s registration system and patron database, assistant-producing student showcases, and acting as the on-site administrator during Kids Company classes and events, including virtual classes and events.

Qualified candidates will have experience in both an office and student-centered environment, the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at one time, strong organizational and time management skills, great interpersonal communication skills, and a working knowledge of the musical theatre canon.

Preferred qualifications include Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in theatre or arts education, experience working in a non-profit environment and ideally in an arts organization, solid curriculum and lesson plan development skills, experience maintaining patron databases, and/or teaching artist experience.

Salary is between $18-$20 hourly DOE, between 20 and 30 hours weekly, non-exempt.

This is a temporary position through December 17, 2021, with the possibility of extending the employment relationship.
Must have weekday evening availability.

Please send cover letter, résumé, and professional references to jobs@goodspeed.org with the subject line “Education Assistant.”

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the community we serve. Goodspeed Musicals is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive, and accessible workplace environment, and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, non-gender binary/trans individuals, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for assisting the Lighting/Video Supervisor in the daily operations of the lighting and video department; assist in implementation of designs as the Lead Electrician for productions as assigned.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Assist the Lighting/Video Supervisor in the daily operations of the lighting/video department.
  • Assist in recruiting and training lighting and video technicians.
  • Oversee management and maintenance of electronic inventories, video systems and projectors, tracking needs, and logging significant repairs/outstanding issues.
  • Organize show specific Video and Projection systems.
  • Provide feedback in a timely manner through written logs as instructed by supervisor.
  • Assist Lighting/Video Supervisor in supervising and leading crews during load in and changeover including show specific prep, such as rigging and lighting positions, projector setup, building booms, along with construction and installation of various lighting practicals.
  • Ensuring that every light plot is hung, focused, and circuited on schedule and safely.


OTHER ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Oversee lighting and video needs for other events in theatre spaces as assigned, design opportunities as available.
  • Assist supervisor in creating weekly work schedules
  • Special Events: Responsible for the scheduling, logistics and technical requirements of company events, rentals, and other use of spaces.
  • Attend staff, design, and/or production meetings as assigned.
  • Support technical needs of all rentals as required.
  • All work is performed with a direct reflection of the Mission, Vision and Values of ZACH Theatre.
  • Assist Lighting Supervisor in all pre-production paperwork including scheduling, logistics, plots, focus, safety plans, etc.
 
To apply: Please send your resume to jobs@zachtheatre.org.
 
As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
  • Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
  • Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
Actor's Equity Association has set up strict guidelines that must be followed to allow Equity Actors members to work in future productions.  ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace per the guidance issued by Actors Equity.

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ZACH Theatre

Facilities Crew
Facilities/Operations
Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY:
Facilities Crew performs a wide variety of custodial and maintenance duties in order to provide a clean, orderly and safe environment for ZACH students, patrons and staff. They are also responsible for weeknight and weekend building maintenance based on their knowledge and/or training.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Performs all work in accordance with established health and safety procedures.
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms, dressing rooms, arenas, lobbies, concession areas, studios, administrative offices and all other areas following the established protocol.
  • Stocks and inventories all cleaning and paper supplies.
  • Reports all deficiencies or needs for repair directly to the Facilities Assistant or Facilities Manager.
  • Assist in building maintenance repairs and performs preventative maintenance following the established schedules.
  • Assists in the maintenance, improvements and education of procedures for use in the event of accidents, fires and all other emergencies.
  • Assists in the training and maintenance of facility security equipment.
  • Is the main evening/weekend point of contract for all on campus event needs.
 
CORE COMPETENCIES:
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships
  • Deals with Change effectively
  • Solves Problems Resourcefully
 
OTHER ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • All work is performed with a direct reflection of the Mission, Vision and Values of ZACH Theatre.
  • Must be able to work varying shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • All other duties as assigned
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Must be able to climb ladders up to 30 feet, work in confined spaces and required to lift up to 70lbs unassisted.
  • Must have the ability to sit, stand, bend and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to routinely work in all weather conditions.
 
EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Previous cleaning experience required.
  • At least I year of experience in a construction trade, building/facility maintenance.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Working knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical and landscape maintenance
  • Ability to handle heavy equipment and machinery preferred
  • Demonstrates the ability to work from drawings, diagrams, sketches and verbal instructions
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Ability to work alone or as a team member
  • Ability to work varying shifts including weekends, nights, and holidays
  • Attention to detail & high level of accuracy
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work at a fast pace without compromising quality of work
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently or part of a team
  • Demonstrated skills in Google Apps (Gmail and Google Calendar)

To apply: Please send your resume jobs@zachtheatre.org.
 
As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
  • Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
  • Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
Actor's Equity Association has set up strict guidelines that must be followed to allow Equity Actors members to work in future productions.  ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace per the guidance issued by Actors Equity.

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY: The Programmer and Lighting Board Operator serves as the console programmer and operator for all main stage production. This position also assists the Lighting and Video Supervisor and Lead Electrician in the installation and maintenance of lighting and video systems at ZACH Theatre.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Serves as lead programmer and operator for all mainstage productions.
  • Runs follow spot as needed for production, events or fundraisers.
  • Assists the Lighting Supervisor and Lead Electrician with the installation, maintenance and organization of all lighting and video equipment and systems for all productions.
  • Participates in all lighting hang, strike, notes and focus crew calls.
  • Work with Designers, Supervisor, and Lead Electrician in keeping lighting paperwork current.
  • Responsible for daily equipment checks and maintenance for mainstage productions with support from the Lead Electrician.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please see full description and salary information on our website using the link for more information below.

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Creative Props Artisan is responsible for the successful execution of set and hand properties requiring woodworking, electrics, elastics and casting, metalwork and welding or alteration or construction using power tools and heavy shop equipment as determined with the Scenic Studios Supervisor or Scenic Designer.

The Creative Props Artisan is also responsible for the pulling and sourcing of all rehearsal room props, show props, consumables, and other production properties needs, such as maintenance and inventory of properties stock, in coordination with the Scenic Studios Supervisor.

The Creative Props Artisan communicates and coordinates among other shop personnel and department heads concerning efficient integration of prop elements and set dressing. In coordination with the Scenic Studios Supervisor, maintain stock and inventory of materials and shop consumables.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Works with Scenic Designer and Scenic Studios Supervisor to develop prop design and construction techniques
  • Constructs properties and set dressing including an understanding of working drawings/elevations, construction methods, finishing techniques, and mechanical functionality such as casters, slides, brakes, automation, and other standard properties conventions
  • Maintains a safe and clean workspace
  • Repair and construction of furniture for theatre
  • Participates in properties load in and strike for production
  • Maintains and repairs props during the run of a show (when appropriate)
  • Researches and shops for properties as needed
  • Assists with the organization and execution of property rentals
  • Communicates with Stage Management and coordinates the delivery, training on, and maintenance of all props in the rehearsal room, tech rehearsals, and run of productions
  • Develops, maintains, and archives production properties paperwork including Properties Bible
  • Maintains properties specific SDS sheets in coordination with Scenic Studios Supervisor
  • Perform all duties as assigned by Scenic Studios Supervisor
  • Assist with any rigging needs as related to properties
  • Assist in the maintenance and organization of properties stock
  • Lead daily work calls of overhire properties artists
  • Facilitate maintenance of Scenic Studios equipment with Scenic Studios Supervisor
  • Serve as in-house creative resource to Production Designers to fully realize Properties needs for productions, special events, galas, and other ZACH initiatives.
  • All work is performed with a direct reflection of the Mission, Vision and Values of ZACH Theatre.

Please see full description and salary information on our website using the link for more information below.

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description
ZACH Theatre is looking for an experienced Lead Draper and Costume Construction Technician to help us get our art back up on the stage!
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
Organizes and executes the construction of costumes as required by the costume shop manager and costume designer in a year-round equity non-profit professional theatre. 
 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Drape or Flat Pattern original designs from renderings or sketches.
  • Construct and make repairs to stock costume items as needed during down times
  • Create costume patterns for costume builds
  • Create accurate material estimates on costume builds
  • Attend all fittings for costume builds with the costume designer and manager
  • Complete costume builds, alterations and repairs for each show as assigned by manager or costume designer
  • Keep work space clean and orderly to maximize productivity
  • Complete all costume builds and alterations for each ZACH event with costume needs as assigned by manager
  • Attend Dress Rehearsals as requested by Costume Shop Supervisor
  • Attend all ZACH Staff Meetings and other departmental meetings as requested by Costume Shop Supervisor
 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Able to work some nights and weekends as needed by manager
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs, climb a ladder, navigate stairs
  • Must be able operate both industrial and domestic sewing machines
 
 
EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma
  • 1-2 years in theatrical costume shop, construction, alteration and repair
  • Previous Equity or LORT shop experience (preferred)
 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Demonstrates organizational skills
  • Ability to execute tasks set up by manager or costume designer in a timely fashion.
  • Experience with the costume fitting process
  • Advanced knowledge of costume construction, pattern making, sewing, alterations, tailoring and draping
  • Some knowledge of costume crafts, millinery and fabric painting and dying.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, complete projects as assigned and multitask
  • Willingness and ability to delegate work to over hire stitchers as needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge with MS Excel, Word
  • Knowledge of Equity and LORT regulations and best practices
 
 
To apply: Please send your resume jobs@zachtheatre.org.
 
As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
  • Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
  • Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
Actor's Equity Association has set up strict guidelines that must be followed to allow Equity Actors members to work in future productions.  ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace per the guidance issued by Actors Equity.

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ZACH Theatre

Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description
ZACH Theatre is coming back and we need talented people! We are hiring an Assistant Costume Shop Supervisor who knows what it takes to help run a successful shop.  
 
POSITION SUMMARY: Functions as the assistant costume shop supervisor in a year-round equity, non-profit professional theatre. Oversees the daily operations of the costume shop; supervises alterations, over hire stitchers and costume strike for all productions and ZACH events.  Manages costume stock and costume shop with Costume Shop Supervisor and acts as first hand with in-house costume builds, alterations and repairs
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Completes costume builds, alterations and repairs for each show and supervises over hire stitchers, delegates alterations and repairs
  • Manages the costume needs and budgetary management for Theatre for Families, Pre-Professional Company and education events with the guidance of the Costume Shop Supervisor
  • Manages and maintains the costume shop work area, costume stock (by restocking rental returns, donations and unused costumes) and fitting area, including keeping it clean and orderly to maximize productivity
  • Attends and takes notes during all scheduled production meetings, designer run-throughs and full-dress tech rehearsals; attends all required staff meetings, costume measurements and fittings for scheduled stage productions and events (including Red Hot & Soul)
  • Creates a workable space for designer to pull and organize costumes by creating show racks with diddy bags and rack dividers.
  • In charge of data entry for costume show database for each production
  • Manages the costume needs, in conjunction with costume shop manager, for all marketing photo shoots, Development and ZACH events
  • Manages, in conjunction with costume shop manager, costume load-in and strike for all stage productions and ZACH events
  • Acts as costume shop manager when manager is unavailable
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Must be able to work some nights and weekends; holidays as required
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs, climb ladder, push or pull heavy objects, reach overhead
  • Should be able to tolerate exposure to metals and common laundry chemicals
  • Should be able to interact closely with other staff members, actors, designers and other employees in an active open workspace or dimly lit areas backstage
 
EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre (preferred)
  • 2 years’ experience in a theatrical costume shop doing costume construction, wardrobe, alteration and repair, or combination of education and experience is required
  • Experience in an Equity or LORT producing environment (preferred)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Must be able to operate an industrial and domestic sewing machine
  • Must be able to operate a serger
  • Demonstrated skills of costume construction, sewing, alterations and costume fitting process
  • Demonstrated skills of costume shop operations
  • Demonstrated skills of MS Office products, including Outlook, Excel and MS Word, Access
  • Demonstrated skills in navigating and organizing costume stock
  • Demonstrated oral/written communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated skills in assisting costume designers with costume stock pulling, fittings, costume rentals, costume research and purchases
  • Demonstrated skills in costume care, cleaning and maintenance
  • Ability to meet deadlines, complete projects as assigned and multitask
  • Ability to assist other staff members with costume questions or needs
  • Ability to work and make decisions both independently and with a team
 
To apply: Please send your resume jobs@zachtheatre.org.
 
As part of our commitment to ensuring an equitable, diverse and inclusive workforce we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the following categories in a cover letter or note that you include in your email:
  • Gender: Woman, Man, Genderqueer/Gender non-binary, prefer to self-describe
  • Pronouns: Please include your pronouns.
  • Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino, White (not Hispanic or Latino) Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino), Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino), Asian (not Hispanic or Latino), Native American or Alaska Native (not Hispanic or Latino), Two or more races (not Hispanic or Latino)
 
Actor's Equity Association has set up strict guidelines that must be followed to allow Equity Actors members to work in future productions.  ZACH is intending to operate as a fully vaccinated workplace per the guidance issued by Actors Equity.

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Ars Nova

Facilities Manager
Facilities/Operations
Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description

Ars Nova seeks a detail-oriented self-starter to join us as the Facilities Manager. Serving as a key member of the theater’s team, the Facilities Manager will drive the infrastructural support of year-round public programming in two multi-use, expansive venues across Manhattan.

 

Ars Nova exists to discover, develop and launch singular theater, comedy and music artists in the early stages of their careers. We were founded as a playground and launchpad for emerging artists to create new work, with a dual mission to build the next generation of audiences for live entertainment by prioritizing a zeitgeist-forward aesthetic and marrying it with accessible ticket prices. Today, Ars Nova is known for its “pop-culture-savvy experimentation, with a hipness that sets it apart” (New York Times).

 

Ars Nova recognizes both that it is a predominantly white institution and that our institutional practices have led to the exclusion of Black, Indigenous and People of Color from our team. We are actively working to become a more diverse, anti-racist, inclusive organization; please see our commitments and progress towards these objectives HERE. We hope BIPOC candidates will accept our invitation to apply.

 

KEY PURPOSE OF POSITION: 

The Facilities Manager is the CEO of Ars Nova’s physical infrastructure, and is directly responsible for maintaining and improving the facilities, as well as designing and executing building policies and procedures, , in order to deliver pristine, easy-to-use, and professional infrastructure and spaces to Ars Nova’s community of artists, staff, and audiences. 

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:

The responsibilities, competencies and expectations outlined below are representative, not exhaustive. Responsibilities may shift as needed to best align with organizational needs.

  • Ensure both Ars Nova’s facilities are clean, functional and hospitable, including:

    • Identifying and addressing any and all cleaning, maintenance or repair needs in both venues

    • Recommending facility and equipment upgrades, and then planning, budgeting, prioritizing and project managing capital improvements;

    • Ensuring that buildings and systems meet all applicable local, state and federal codes and regulations, including maintaining current FDNY, DOB, Liquor & Health Permits.

    • Preparing and managing annual facility budgets.

  • Supervise, provide performance management to, and collaborate with members of the facilities and operations team, including:

    • Supervising a part-time Facilities & Operations Assistant (30hrs per week) who provides the primary boots-on-the-ground custodial services at our 5-story Hub on 54th street, providing regular feedback and support to guarantee that 5-star level of cleanliness is maintained in all spaces.

    • Negotiate building operations service contracts and project bids, and partner with vendors to keep our buildings clean and high functioning, including the hands-on oversight of both emergency and regularly scheduled service visits of HVAC technicians, electricians, plumbers, exterminators, contractors, inspectors, etc. 

    • Coordinate and work with Greenwich House’s Facility Manager on cleaning, maintenance and repair for Ars Nova at Greenwich House.

    • Collaborate with the Director of Production and Technical Director on production/building and maintenance projects requiring carpentry or fabrication work.

  • Maintain the policies, procedures, and protocols that ensure Ars Nova’s smooth building operations, including: 

    • Organizing all building, first-aid, event and office supplies, ensuring that Ars Nova is always stocked, hospitable, and arranged for scheduled use and activities;

    • Overseeing the scheduling and space management for all public and shared spaces, including coordinating logistics of space changeovers, communicating with our partners at Greenwich House to coordinate with their custodial team, and staffing Building Coverage for activities scheduled outside of Office Hours at both locations;

    • Manage Building Access / Security protocols to improve the safety and protection of people and equipment, including maintaining key & alarm fobs and code lists, door access schedules, etc;

    • Maintaining updated emergency preparedness and evacuation plans;

    • Onboarding new employees to our building systems and facilities, including preparing their physical and IT office needs, training and testing them on our Building Policies, etc; 

    • Overseeing phone, internet and IT systems maintenance, repairs and improvement, including computers, phones (voip), internet, server/ file storage, copiers, printers, e-fax & postage meter, liaising with our IT consultant on complex issues, and functioning as “help desk” for more routine fixes.

 
  • Serving on at least one of our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Working Groups and contributing to the advancement of cross-team EDI objectives.

 

ABOUT YOU: 

  • You have a “hospitality heart” and believe that the physical space in which we welcome artists and audiences directly impacts their experience and are passionate about making that experience as positive as possible;

  • You are a self-motivated problem-solver;

  • You have basic handy-person skills, the ability to lift at least fifty pounds, the stamina for sustained physical work, and a valid drivers license;

  • You enjoy “rolling up your sleeves” and getting your hands dirty, stay calm in emergencies, and prioritize physical safety and security.

  • You share our commitment to anti-racism and creating and maintaining an inclusive environment and are excited about joining our efforts to make Ars Nova a more just, accessible and equitable place to work and make work. 

 

BONUS IF:

  • You have prior experience on the Facilities or Building team of a multi-venue arts center or similar complex, including broad knowledge of mechanical systems;

  • You’re knowledgeable in Microsoft office or Google suite,

  • You demonstrate management skills in motivating staff and consultants;

  • You’re passionate about live entertainment and/or theater-making

  • You have a desire to improve systems and fix inefficiencies;

  • You’ve got a facility with language and communication (bonus if you’re bi- or multi- lingual!).

 

AN EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY:

This is an exempt, full-time position based in NYC with a starting annual salary of $58,500. Ars Nova offers fair pay: we compensate both fairly and competitively within the not-for-profit entertainment industry, as well as on a transparent level salary system within the organization; our Fair Pay Guidelines are available HERE. Benefits include health and dental insurance, an open and unlimited vacation policy, an Employee Assistance Program (offering services such as confidential counseling, legal support, and work-life solutions), opt-in 403B, FSA, and TransitChek plans, and more

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume or list of work experience, and an introduction letter to Casey York, General Manager, by August 22, 2021. Please ditch the form “cover letter” and speak from the heart: what excites you about this job? Don’t worry about selling us on your skills or experience: the resume will tell us what you can do, let your cover letter tell us who you are. While we ask that resumes be submitted in written form, we invite applicants to submit their letter via a written piece, audio or video recording – whatever form best supports your self-expression.

 

Submission link:  https://form.asana.com?k=0T7smShrbfHtcuKWcQBdQA&d=75190075101323

 

In order to help maintain an equitable process, please do not submit unsolicited candidate recommendations. For process or technical questions, please email jobs@arsnovanyc.com.

 

HIRING PROCESS:

Every application received by August 22 will be reviewed by General Manager Casey York and Director of Production Jes Levine. 6-10 candidates will undergo a first round interview in-person or over Zoom in mid-September. 3-4 finalists will be asked to complete a brief homework assignment to demonstrate core competencies of the role and will participate in a series of in-person final interviews with several staff members in late September. Additionally, finalists may request a meeting with members of our affinity group for staff members who identify as BIPOC or Latine/x/a/o, if that perspective would be helpful to them.  References will then be checked and an offer is expected to be made no later than October 10.

 

As of September 5, 2021, Ars Nova requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Religious and medical exemptions to vaccination will be provided in accordance with New York State public health laws. 

 

The position is currently expected to start in late October 2021.

 

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Ars Nova

Marketing Associate
Marketing/Sales
Experience Required

Entry (up to 3 yrs exp)

Job Description

Ars Nova seeks an aesthetically-astute graphic designer, entrepreneurial event marketer and dynamo project manager to join us as our Marketing Associate.

 

Ars Nova exists to discover, develop and launch singular theater, comedy and music artists who are in the early stages of their careers. We were founded as a playground and a launch pad for emerging artists to create new work, with a dual mission to build the next generation of audiences for live entertainment by prioritizing a zeitgeist-forward aesthetic and marrying it with accessible ticket prices. Today, Ars Nova is known for its “pop-culture-savvy experimentation, with a hipness that sets it apart” (New York Times). 

 

Ars Nova recognizes both that it is a predominantly white institution and that our institutional practices have led to the exclusion of Black, Indigenous and People of Color from our team. We are actively working to become a more diverse, anti-racist, inclusive organization; please see our commitments and progress towards these objectives HERE. We hope BIPOC candidates will accept our invitation to apply.

 

KEY PURPOSE OF POSITION/GOALS:

 

The Marketing Associate is a crucial member of the Ars Nova Marketing Team, reports to the Marketing Director, and helps meet the team’s goals in ticket sales and audience engagement. Specifically, you will:

  • Create enticing marketing assets that invite audiences into community with our artists;

  • Analyze sales in real-time to identify opportunities and challenges and partner with the Director to maximize revenue;

  • Serve as the administrative fulcrum of Ars Nova’s Marketing team, partnering with the Marketing Director and Audience Engagement Manager to execute team-wide goals and initiatives, and using your expertise and knowledge to support the needs of the entire organization. 

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:
The responsibilities, competencies and expectations outlined below are representative, not exhaustive. Responsibilities may shift as needed to best align with organizational needs.

 
  • Supporting Ars Nova in meeting or exceeding its annual ticket sales goals by:

    • Project managing the processes for Team Marketing by setting up timelines and deadlines for team projects, and for the delivery of materials from artists and internal teams, helping facilitate smooth processes from start to finish.

    • Designing all in-house marketing collateral, including announcement emails, social media campaigns, postcards, etc.

    • Project managing the creation of marketing materials, including key art, blurbs, BTS features, and other assets as needed.

    • Assisting in the execution of the marketing and advertising plan for each show or series, including the purchase, and optimization of digital advertisements to meet earned income goals;

    • Devising creative guerilla marketing strategies to meet new audiences outside of the Ars Nova converted or Off-Broadway diehards;

    • Partner with the Marketing Director to create and lead strategies to engage single ticket buyers in deeper ways.

  • Providing real-time analysis on marketing efforts to guide strategy and identifying opportunities and challenges, including:

    • Creating, managing, and analyzing wrap reports to guide sales strategy in consultation with the Marketing Director;

    • Maintaining past audience data, and regularly mining it for trends, patterns and outliers that can guide current practice;

    • Staying up-to-date on industry trends and innovations.

  • Collaborate with the Marketing Team in supporting Ars Nova’s artists and their work, including:

    • Creating and/or project managing the creation of all show programs with updated credits, artist bios and donor lists;

    • Provide key support in updating and maintaining the Ars Nova website and social media channels;

    • Proofing all outward-facing publications and marketing materials.

  • Advancing the organization’s comprehensive audience development plan to diversify our audiences and work to meet team goals through a lens of building a more equitable and just theater industry;

  • Participating as a collaborative member of the Ars Nova team to bring your experience and expertise to a variety of organizational needs, including:

    • Collaborating with the Development Team to raise money for Ars Nova’s programs, including co-creating inspiring campaigns, designing pieces for fundraising benefit events and lending expertise as needed in branding and visual aesthetics;

    • Collaborating with the Artistic Team and Producing Team to ensure our marketing and engagement efforts are serving the artists’ vision and connecting with their intended audiences;

    • Assisting other teams within the organization as necessary and appropriate.

  • Serving on at least one of our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Working Groups and contributing to the advancement of cross-team EDI objectives.

 

ABOUT YOU:
 

  • You have an eye for great design and expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite, or similar graphic design software

  • Your aesthetic/taste generally aligns with our brand and you can balance a strong personal aesthetic sensibility with an existing brand and style guide;

  • You are an adept project manager and organizer, who can balance a variety of projects and goals while keeping an eye on the big picture;

  • You share our commitment to anti-racism and creating and maintaining an inclusive environment, are excited about joining our efforts to make Ars Nova a more just and equitable place to work and make work, and have the ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds;

  • You thrive in all-out, go-big-or-go-home environments and can move quickly to adjust to changing needs and priorities.

 

BONUS IF:

 
  • You have 1-3 years training and/or experience in marketing for an arts, creative, or forward-thinking organization (not-for-profit experience a plus); 

  • You are relentlessly curious, and love to dig into the what, why, and how of what you’re working on;

  • You have experience in SEO, social media advertising, and/or list management;

  • You have experience with Asana, or a similar project management software;

  • You bring a background in copy writing and editing.

 

AN EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY:

This is a non-exempt, full-time position based in NYC with a starting annual salary of $47,000. Ars Nova offers fair pay: we compensate both fairly and competitively within the not-for-profit entertainment industry, as well as on a transparent level salary system within the organization; our Fair Pay Guidelines are available HERE. Benefits include health and dental insurance, an open and unlimited vacation policy, an Employee Assistance Program (offering services such as confidential counseling, legal support, and work-life solutions), opt-in 403B, FSA, and TransitChek plans, and more.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please submit a resume and a statement about how marketing and graphic design can enhance the audience experience. Ditch the “cover letter” and speak from the heart about what excites you about this work specifically. While we ask that resumes be submitted in written form, we invite applicants to submit their statement via a written piece, audio or video recording – whatever form best supports your self-expression. Additionally, feel free to submit any samples of your graphic design work along with your resume and statement should you wish to share.

Submission link:  https://form.asana.com?k=5bXPZJIkHhsm_OnJ_ezdXQ&d=75190075101323

In order to help maintain an equitable process, please do not submit unsolicited candidate recommendations. For process or technical questions, please email jobs@arsnovanyc.com.


HIRING PROCESS:

Every application received by August 22 will be reviewed by Marketing Director Fernando Masterson and Associate Executive Director Mac Ingram. 6-10 candidates will undergo a first round interview in-person or over Zoom in mid-September. 3-4 finalists will be asked to present a graphic design portfolio of prior work and will participate in a series of in-person final interviews with several staff members in late September. Additionally, finalists may request a meeting with members of our affinity group for staff members who identify as BIPOC or Latine/x/a/o, if that perspective would be helpful to them.  References will then be checked and an offer is expected to be made no later than October 10.

 

As of September 5, 2021, Ars Nova requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Religious and medical exemptions to vaccination will be provided in accordance with New York State public health laws. 

 

The position is currently expected to start in late October 2021.

 

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Paper Mill Playhouse

Experience Required

Mid (3-6 yrs exp)

Job Description
Paper Mill Playhouse, one of the country’s leading regional theaters producing musicals and plays in Millburn, NJ, is seeking a Covid Safety Manager (CSM) responsible for ensuring that all Covid-19 policies and practices are implemented and adhered to during rehearsals and production. The CSMs will be employed by Paper Mill Playhouse, independent of all departments and individuals, with the express authority and leadership to ensure compliance by all persons on the premises during production schedules. This is a full-time, temporary position for the season starting in September 2021.


Responsibilities:
  • Oversee weekly Covid-19 testing of production personnel including monitoring results and reordering tests as necessary. 
  • Provide support and implementation of Paper Mill Playhouse's Covid-19 Reopening Guidelines.
  • Monitor job site to ensure all workers are following the standard for proper use of PPE, hand washing, and social distancing to ensure safe work practices.
  • Provide for Covid-19 PPE education and training of the staff and crew.
  • Conduct brief daily meetings prior to the start of the day.
  • Isolate and report any worker who develops symptoms of Covid-19 on the theater premises.
  • Ensure work surfaces and equipment are being properly sanitized.
  • Work with the designated assistants to monitor physical distancing and PPE compliance in applicable departments.
  • Provide reports to management regarding concerns, violations, and compliance.

Qualifications:
  • Covid Compliance Officer certification from Arts & Science: https://www.artsnscience.com/classes .
  • Healthcare, health safety, or theater background.
  • Ability to enforce protocols in a customer service-oriented manner.
  • Must be a people person who can manage with confidence, maintain policy/protocol with crew and artists, and operate with authority when needed.
  • Must be comfortable speaking to groups and providing training.
  • Willingness to keep a flexible schedule. Generally, the CCO will be required to be at Paper Mill Playhouse or rehearsal venue when cast and crew are scheduled. 
  • A commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion with an ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic experiences, free from prejudice and aggressions.

Apply
Paper Mill Playhouse is committed to hiring high caliber individuals of diverse backgrounds. We strive to provide our staff with a nurturing and inclusive environment, equal for all employees and optimal for their success. Paper Mill celebrates diversity and believes it enriches our work environment and the work on our stage.

Send cover letter and resume to Recruiting@PaperMill.org with subject line: Covid Safety Manager. No phone calls, please.

 

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