Cape Fear Regional Theatre seeks Marketing Director

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

PrintCape Fear Regional Theatre (CFRT) seeks a full or part time Marketing Director. The Marketing Director is responsible for the design and implementation of a marketing plan for a theater season consisting of 6 Season shows and 4 Special Events.

Responsibilities include:

  • Web-based marketing and sales promotions
  • Development of new community partnerships
  • Design and production of playbills and all marketing materials
  • Media Relations

We are looking for marketing experience within theatre, the arts, or similar non-profit agencies. Strong computer skills a requirement, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop experience a plus. Start date August 28, 2014. Please send letter of intent, resume and references to: Managing Director, PO Box 53723, Fayetteville, NC 28305 or jobs@cfrt.org.

Design & Production Opportunities at Davidson Community Players

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

DCPDavidson Community Players is hiring Production and Design Staff for our 2015 Season! Seeking Directors, Choreographers, Musical Directors, Scenic Designers, Lighting Designers, Costume Designers, Properties Masters and Stage Managers.

Interviews and staffing will begin in September 2014

 

Backstage and Technical Volunteer Opportunities

Be a part of the team that makes it all happen – we are also seeking backstage and technical volunteers (no experience necessary- just the willingness to learn and the time to give)!

  • Props Assistants
  • Assistant Stage Managers
  • Wardrobe
  • Light Board Operators
  • Sound Operators
  • Follow Spot Operators
  • Backstage Crew

Interested applicants should send a resume and/or a letter of interest to: Debra Baron, Artistic Director (Debra@davidsoncommunityplayers.org) or to her attention at: Davidson Community Players PO Box 76 Davidson, NC 28036

Gilbert Theatre seeks Assistant to the Company Manager; Costume Shop Supervisor

Monday, August 11th, 2014
CSL087Position 1:
Assistant to the Company Manager

 

Position 2:
Costume Shop Supervisor

 

Both positions offer a very modest gas stipend and are not regular salaried positions.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: Part-time student or someone with a great deal of extra day, evening and weekend time on their hands looking to get immersed in the theatre atmosphere with a great group of artists. These positions include intense hands-on learning and immediate room for growth. Positions are not appropriate for actors.

If interested, email artisticdirector@gilberttheater.com with a short letter of interest. We look forward to speaking with you!

Matthews Playhouse Hiring Production/Design Staff for 2014-15

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

 

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Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts is NOW HIRING Production and Design Staff for its’ 2014-15 Season!

Scenic Designers, Lighting Designers, Costume Designers, Properties Masters, Stage Managers, Carpenters, Scenic Painters

Interviews and staffing will begin in August 2014.
 
Apprentices Wanted:

• Assistant Designers
• Master Electricians
• Props Assistants
• Assistant Stage Managers

Running Crew Wanted:

Light Board Operators
• Sound Operators
• Follow Spot Operators
• Backstage Crew
• No resume necessary!

Apprentices and Running Crew positions are all voluntary.

Interested applicants should send a resume and letter of intent to: Evan Kinsley: ekinsley@matthewsplayhouse.com (Technical
Director and Production Manager, Matthews Playhouse)

 

Our 2014 Fall/Winter Season 

Our Town (Theatre Matthews, October 11-27)

Seussical, TYA Version (Theatre for Young People, November 8-17)

Best Christmas Pageant Ever (Acting Companies, December 5-7)

A Classic Christmas Special (Musical Companies, December 12-14)

West Side Story (Senior Company, February 7-16, 2015)

Winter/Spring Titles to be announced soon!

 

A little about our production companies…

Theatre Matthews – show have auditions open to everyone. These productions are full-length,  and are usually family-friendly or geared towards adults.

Theatre for Young People – shows have auditions open to everyone. These productions are typically hour-length and geared towards young people and families. Includes a week of school day performances.

Musical Companies – shows produced by a mixed ensemble of students from our classes and companies.

Senior Company – full-length shows, produced by our senior high school musical theatre company.

Acting Company – shows produced by our junior and/or senior high school acting company.

Matthews Playhouse is a community based non-profit theatre organization committed to enriching the lives of children and adults by inviting them to participate in the world of performing arts. We commit to this mission by managing and ensuring the excellence and quality of three cultural programs for the participation and enjoyment of the people in our community: Theatre for Young People, Matthews Playhouse Education Programs and Theatre Matthews.

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte seeks Part-Time Customer Sales Associate

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

CTC logo masterChildren’s Theatre of Charlotte has a position open for a Customer Sales Associate. CTC is looking for individuals with proven customer service, sales, and strong computer skills. CTC’s Customer Sales and Service team is responsible for providing superior customer service as well as efficient processing of tickets using the Choice Ticketing Software. Candidates must be available to work from 10 am to 5 pm, Monday & Wednesday; Friday, 12:30-5 pm (or 8 pm when there are evening performances in the McColl Family Theatre) as well as Saturdays and Sundays when we have performances. (Times vary, but associates would report to work 1.5 hours prior to first curtain of the day and be able to leave approximately 30 minutes after the final McColl Performance of the day).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be knowledgeable of all CTC production programs, CTC education programs, ImaginOn programs, and Rental events, and know who to direct patrons to for further details.
  • Collect ticket orders for all events at CTC, Education Classes, ImaginOn, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, and Rental Events. Process the orders, and record the desired marketing and mailing information. Orders are received over the phone, online, in person, and through the mail. Mail or will call tickets as appropriate.
  • Process class registration for all education programs. Provide customer service to the public as it relates to Enrichment and summer camp registrations.
  • Recognize opportunities to cross-sell productions and activities offered by the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte and ImaginOn.
  • Operate our Choice Ticketing Software to sell tickets, register class participants, make exchanges, and access and update customer information.
  • Distribute Will Call tickets to customers at performance times.
  • Assist the Customer Sales Manager in data entry, paperwork and procedures for accurate record-keeping and sales.
  • Count and balance deposited checks, cash, and credit cards at the close of each day.
  • Handle customer complaints or refer them to appropriate personnel.
  • Keep Audience Services Department updated on special patron needs, ticketing problems, number of seats sold for each performance.
  • Be informed about local transportation routes to CTC.
  • Read and understand all information, newsletters and memos as provided by Customer Sales Manager.

Education/Experience

Customer service and sales experience required. Strong computer skills needed. Ticketing or Registration experience preferred.

To apply, applicants must submit the CTC General Employment Application

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte seeks Acting/Dance Teaching Artist

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Childrens theatre of charlotteTeaching Artist – Acting/Dance (School of Theatre Training Levels I-III)

  • Teaching experience or extensive experience working with 3rd -12th grade youth.
  • Comfort in providing age appropriate instruction for a range of ages and abilities.
  • Able to develop and implement an engaging, interactive curriculum incorporating acting techniques, character analysis and methodology promoting authentic connections to text.
  • Strong dance background with the ability to choreograph multiple musical theatre numbers of different genres and age levels – also able to teach movement and the physicality of acting through song.
  • Able to create a structured, fun and successful learning environment.
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Receptive and responsive to feedback.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attentive to details and deadlines.

 

Candidates must be able to commit to the following schedule:

 

Teaching Artist Meetings
September 16, January 9, February 6, March 13 (times TBA), and as required.

Classroom Instruction
Monday-Thursday 5:00-8:30 September 29, 2014-Marc h 12, 2015
(No classes October 31, November 24-29, December 16-January 4, January 19)

 

Application Instructions

  1. For applicants new to CTC, please complete the CTC General Employment Application.
  2. Cover letter that includes the following information:
    1. Highlights of related experience that would qualify you for this unique project.
    2. Briefly describe your previous work with youth including ages you have worked with and the largest number of youth you have worked with at one time.
    3. Do you anticipate any scheduling conflicts based on the ‘required availability’?
  3. Résumé
  4. Professional References
  5. Optional: Sample Lesson Plan and/or Videos of choreography work. To submit optional material, mail to Human Resources, 300 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 or email.

Blumenthal Performing Arts – Current Openings

Friday, July 25th, 2014

 

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Blumenthal Performing Arts is actively recruiting for all of the positions posted below.  Only candidates who best match the requirements of the job will be contacted.  Due to limited staff resources, phone calls cannot be accepted or returned.  Job postings can also be viewed at our website: www.blumenthalarts.org in the “About Us: section.

 

Email resume, including salary history, to recruiter@ncbpac.org.  When attaching a resume to your email submission, files MUST be either MS WORD (.doc) or ADOBE (.pdf) format.  File types other than these will be rejected.  You may also fax your resume to 704-444-2200 or mail to:

 

Blumenthal Recruiter
130 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

 

Assistant Technical Production Manager

Under direction of the Assistant Technical Director, assists in preparing and executing shows and events. Performs all related administrative and technical tasks.  Operates and maintains stage equipment. Supervises union stagehands. Must be able to lift, push, and/or pull objects (up to 50 pounds).

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in theater with to three to five years of experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in technical theater.

 

Graphic Designer

Designs and prepares digital printing files for commercial printers and media outlets. Design projects include advertising, signage, direct mail, event programs, publications and other print materials and graphics  to drive ticket sales and support institutional marketing and branding for Blumenthal Performing Arts events and departments. Assists with other marketing tasks as assigned, including managing rack card displays and signage displays. Must be proficient in Adobe’s InDesign, Quark, Illustrator and Photoshop and experienced in preparing finished files for commercial printers. A strong production artist focus is preferred, as many projects require resizing of brand art supplied by events. Must have strong attention to detail, the ability to work quickly and accurately with minimal supervision, and capacity to juggle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Knowledge and experience in print production desirable, as is experience with mail houses. Good communication skills also are essential.  Must be able to effectively communicate with peers in advertising agencies representing artists, other Blumenthal staff, and  with printers and other vendors servicing the marketing department.  Reports to the Creative Services Manager.

Requires an Associate’s degree in fine arts, graphic design or related field supplemented by two years of experience in graphic design, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Please include pdf samples or a link to your portfolio with resume. Full-time hourly position with benefits.

 

Vice President of Programming (Full-time)

The Vice President of Programming will manage a dynamic variety of Blumenthal Performing Arts (BPA) events that include Broadway, concerts, attractions, speakers, fine arts and outside rentals.  Develop and execute plans for presenting a diverse variety of programs that balance artistic ambition with strong financial management.  Cultivate producers, agents, artists, and tenants. Interact with an exceptionally wide range of stakeholders who need to be treated respectfully and professionally, even when we are unable to do what they would like. Negotiate and administer contracts, develop and monitor budgets, pricing, show advancing and financial settlement.  Ensure the smooth and efficient presentation of BPA sponsored events through detailed planning and coordination with other BPA staff.   Oversee production and rentals departments to assure that guests receive a high level of quality service.  Function successfully in a very fast paced environment that requires discipline in planning and execution, as well as an ability to maintain a balanced perspective in decision-making.  Requires a Bachelor’s degree supplemented by five years of progressively responsible experience in various performance genres, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 

 

Event Security (Part-time)

Part-Time Security Associates for events only. The Security Associate will perform his/her duties with tact, enthusiasm, and courtesy. Responsibilities will include monitoring the safety and security of guests, staff, and facilities in assigned areas in multiple venues. The associate will use surveillance and communications equipment, access control, and perform static posts and maintenance of security logs.  Two years of law enforcement, military or security experience required plus references that reflect quality work history. Flexible in scheduling is a must.  Approximately 20 hours per week including weekdays, evenings and weekends.

 

Event Bartender (Part-time)

Blumenthal Performing Arts has a part-time/event based position for bartenders. Experience in bartending required and must have a great customer service personality. Evening and weekend hours required.

Blumenthal Performing Arts – Current Openings

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

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Human Resources Assistant

Under routine supervision, the HR Assistant completes employment related activities including recruitment, screenings, new hire orientations and reference/background checks of employment candidates. Provides administrative support for the HR department.

The HR Assistant also maintains personnel files in accordance with policies and legal requirements. Maintains HR database(s) with accurate and timely updates as necessary including working with the Paycom system. Performs other related tasks as required.

Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business or related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must have strong computer skills and excel at being organized and handling multiple projects.  Must have exceptional interpersonal and verbal/written skills and the ability to work with a diverse staff.

How to Apply

Send Resume to recruiter@ncbpac.org

 

 

Ticketing Customer Service Representative

Under occasional supervision, provides sales and service to patrons and resident companies; handles complaints regarding ticket sales. Provides courteous, accurate and efficient customer service, via Call Center phones and Box Office. Performs general office duties as required, including data entry, typing reports, copying and filing documents, faxing information, etc. Performs related duties as required. Reports to the Ticketing Supervisor.

Qualifications

Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by two to four years of general business or customer service experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Some college preferred and bilingual is a plus. The schedule for this full-time position requires flexible hours including days, evenings and weekends.

How to Apply

Send Resume to recruiter@ncbpac.org

 

Event Manager

Manages all administrative, planning and coordination issues for events assigned by the VP of Programming.  From the time the VP of Programming/Rentals Manager begins negotiating contract terms, the event manager for an assigned event will manage budgets, contracts, scheduling, advancing and fulfillment of rider, ticketing set-up, settlement and sharing of information among parties within Blumenthal Performing Arts (BPA) and outside. Works productively and cooperatively with other event managers in the department to share information and balance workload in the assignment of specific events.  Plan with very strong attention to detail.  Distribute accurate information in a timely manner and effectively communicate with others inside and outside BPA so that they have complete and accurate information. Must be able to flex work schedule to be present as necessary when assigned events occur on evenings and weekends.

Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in business, the arts or another relevant field, as well as a minimum of three years of experience working in the arts/entertainment industry. In addition, the applicant must have strong accounting and computer skills (including Excel, Outlook, and Word).

How to Apply

Send Resume to recruiter@ncbpac.org

 

 

Customer Data Coordinator

Seeking to contract Customer Data Coordinator for a long-term project. Position will report to the Ticketing Operations Manager; responsible for data compiling and sorting while resolving data discrepancies.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate has 3+ years’ experience of entering and confirming data within a system, strong computer skills, and ability to learn a new application. Must possess a stable employment history, exceptional attention to detail, and need little supervision to complete designated tasks. Basic understanding of Microsoft Office products is a plus and/or experience using ticketing software. Full-time hours/temporary assignment.

How to Apply

Send Resume to recruiter@ncbpac.org

 

Community Theatre of Greensboro Seeks Theatre and Program Manager

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

community-theatre-greensboro-logo2 (2)The Community Theatre of Greensboro is offering an exciting and creative opportunity with great potential for advancement for the right candidate to be the full-time Theatre & Programming Manager.  The Community Theatre of Greensboro is Guilford County’s oldest theatre organization, celebrating 65 years of bringing quality theatre productions, camps, classes and outreach programs to the Triad. With its recent purchase of 520 S. Elm Street in downtown Greensboro, CTG is in the beginning stages of maximizing the potential of its new home that contains office suites, a 160 seat Starr Theatre and the Cone Education and Event Center.

 

CTG is looking for a motivated self-starter with lots of talents, strong administrative skills, a passion for success, an appreciation for the theatre and the ability to wear many hats at a time. Working alongside the ED, professional staff and volunteers, duties will include planning, promoting and executing new and existing entertainment programs, showing ( and hopefully securing) rentals for the facility to prospective clients, assisting in fundraising events, building relationships with participants, patrons and donors, participate in creative decisions such as show selections and staffing of those shows, represent CTG at certain events and functions, create simple flyers and show programs, and as in any non-profit arts organization, be ready to do anything from spreading salt when it snows to doing the curtain speech before the Wizard of Oz!

 

Our organization is filled with warm, talented, dedicated, hardworking, passionate people of all ages, ethnicities and economic backgrounds, and this will be an incredible journey for someone who wants to learn from an Executive Director with 25 years experience and a theatre that has sustained itself for 65 years!

 

CTG offers a competitive non-profit arts salary with an attractive package that includes vacation, health care support, potential for bonuses and a personal satisfaction that you are making a huge difference in the lives of our diverse family of volunteers, patrons, the arts community and community at large. A perfect position for someone pursuing arts administration, programming, non-profit management and a fulfilling career!! Knowledge of social media a plus! You can learn more about CTG by visiting www.ctgso.org

Please send your cover letter and resume to Mitchel Sommers at msommers@ctgso.org.

 

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS!!

 

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte Seeks On Call Technical Theatre Positions

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

CTC logo masterChildren’s Theatre of Charlotte is currently accepting applications for on-call Theatre Technical Staff with previous experience in any technical theatre fields including lighting, sound, loading, rigging and carpentry.

 

These positions are for occasional work only.  The typical expectation is to work only a few events a year, with a call that can last for 1-2 days to 3-4 weeks.  These positions allow on-call staff complete flexibility in scheduling, supplemental income, and variety in the workweek.

To apply for this position, fill out the online CTC General Employment Application.

You may also fax or mail a printed copy of the General Employment Application (PDF) to:
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte
attn: Human Resources
300 East 7th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Fax 704-973-2850