Since its founding in 1982, the Huntington Theatre Company has developed into Boston’s leading theatre company. Bringing together superb local and national talent, the Huntington produces a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics made current. Led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates award-winning productions, runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play development, and serves the local theatre community through its operation of the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Huntington is in residence at Boston University.
TO APPLY FOR OPEN POSITIONS PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OF EACH DESCRIPTION:
To Apply for the Web and New Media Position:
Interested candidates, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:
Peggy J. Novello, Director of Human Resources
Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
281 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Fax: 617 353 8300
in either MS Word or PDF format with the job title in the message subject.
In addition, the Huntington Theatre Company provides Health, Dental, Life, and Disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Calderwood Pavilion Front of House Staff
The Huntington Theatre Company seeks part-time Front of House staff for the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. Become a part of the most exciting space for the performing arts in Boston. The Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts is a theatre complex that hosts a wide range of Boston theatre companies including the Huntington Theatre Company, SpeakEasy Stage Company, and many others.
We are searching for dependable, outgoing individuals who enjoy the arts and interacting with the public to join our Front of House team. Responsibilities include ticket scanning, ushering, concessions sales, bartending (training provided), and supervising volunteers. Must have evening and weekend availability but some daytime availability is a plus. Candidates must possess excellent customer service and organization skills.
How To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume or letter of experience to: Katrina Alix Calderwood Pavilion House Manager 527 Tremont Street Boston, MA 02116 email@example.com
Web and New Media Coordinator
The Web and New Media Coordinator is responsible for content creation, implementation and maintenance of the Huntington Theatre Company and BostonTheatreScene websites, creative social marketing initiatives, and the creation of multimedia marketing initiatives.
The major responsibilities of the position include:
- Maintains and enhances websites for both Huntington Theatre Company and Boston Theatre Scene.
- Manages all facets of the website using the EpiServer Content Management System and is responsible for front-end development.
- Serves as a primary contact with the Huntington’s external web developer.
- Works collaboratively with the Finance, Human Resources, and Production Departments to maintain intranet sites.
- Researches and recommends new tools, technologies, and social media outlets, and provides support for marketing and technology initiatives within Huntington Theatre Company.
- Participates fully in all marketing events, such as open houses, receptions, and other special events.
- Co-conceives, captures, and edits all Huntington videos for Marketing, Development, and other initiatives.
- Co-creates social media strategies for the Huntington and Boston Theatre Scene including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and the Huntington’s blog, and creates the content to populate the channels.
- Ensures that the websites including ecommerce sections are always fully functional and up to date with all pertinent information
- Notifies relevant Huntington staff and outside vendors of issues as they occur and sees them through to resolution.
- Provides training and support to Huntington staff and Calderwood Pavilion rental clients on the websites’ Content Management Systems.
- Coordinates with BostonTheatreScene and Calderwood Pavilion rental clients to present and promote productions and production-related content; ensures branding consistency across all outside vendors.
- Assists with layout and implementation of all e-marketing sales initiatives.
- 3-5 years’ applicable professional experience. Some formal educational coursework would be helpful.
- Knowledge of EpiServer or other website content management system, DreamweaverMX, FireworksMX, Quark, Photoshop and other design software systems.
- Knowledge of FinalCut Pro or other video editing software, experience with video capture equipment, and familiarity with audio extraction/editing programs such as Soundtrack, Logic, or GarageBand helpful.
- Must be pro-active, adept at multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment, goal-oriented and project-focused with an ability to work in a team as well as with individuals from each department and external partners.
- Must be adept at web project development, evaluation and recommendation of software solutions for particular initiatives.
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills required.
Development Professional Intern Search Reopened
The Huntington Theatre Company has reopened their search for a Development Professional Intern. The recipient of the 2013 Regional Theatre Tony Award, the Huntington Theatre Company has developed into Boston’s leading theatre company since its founding in 1982. The Huntington brings together superb local and national talent to produce a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics made current each season. Led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates award-winning productions, runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play development, and serves the local theatre community through its operation of the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. In residence at Boston University, the Huntington cultivates, celebrates, and champions theatre as an art form. The Huntington Theatre Company strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for employment. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The Development Professional Intern assists all fundraising staff with:
- donor stewardship, including greeting donors in our theatres before performances and during intermission for several assigned performances of eight productions each year
- donor communications and mailings
- prospective donor research (individual, corporate and foundation)
- preparation for special events during the season like Opening Night dinners and smaller cultivation events
- donor recordkeeping
- our annual spring Gala that raises over $1 million with duties to include: auction item procurement, online auction site preparation, tribute program book advertisement sales assistance and ad prep
- 35 Below events for our patrons aged 35 and under
Huntington's Professional Interns will participate as staff members within assigned departments on a variety of projects. Furthermore, interns are encouraged to explore cross-departmental projects and draw from the collective knowledge and resources of the Huntington community. Internship supervisors are committed to their role as mentor and our formal evaluation process provides an opportunity for both interns and supervisors to formulate meaningful goals and objectives for the course of the program.
The Huntington understands that all cultures are vital to the vibrancy and relevancy of the arts and remains committed to producing works, building audiences, and employing staff members that promote equity and pluralism, and celebrate the rich communities of the Greater Boston area and beyond. We seek candidates who are not only creative, passionate, reliable, and have previous theatre training and skills, but also possess the freedom of spirit to celebrate the diversity of our culture and community.
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Starting September 2nd until first week in June 5th.
Interns are paid an hourly rate of $9 per hour (35-40 hours a week), however, it may not be enough to fully cover living expenses. Housing is not provided. Interns have the opportunity, if schedule permits, to be hired by other departments, such as Front of House and Box Office, to supplement their weekly income. Applicants should carefully consider their financial needs before entering the program. Professional Interns are also eligible for health and dental benefits. Additionally, each intern will receive complimentary tickets to all Huntington Theatre Company productions and discounts at other cultural institutions and local establishments.
How To Apply:
Huntington Professional Internship applicants must send the following items: * Resume of theatre and related experience * Cover letter, stating your expectations and career goals or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with "Development Professional Intern" or in the subject line.
August 25, 2014