Skip to main content

To Apply for Full Time Positions :

Interested candidates, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to: jobs@huntingtontheatre.org in either MS Word or PDF format with the job title in the message subject.

The Huntington provides Health, Dental, Life, and Disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

The recipient of the 2013 Regional Theatre Tony Award, The Huntington 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 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.

The Huntington cultivates, celebrates, and champions theatre as an art form. The Huntington strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for employment. African Americans, Asian Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or more races, Latin Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.


Finance Manager

 

Statement of Job:

The Finance Manager is responsible for the timely and accurate maintenance of the general ledger including month and year-end closings. Additional responsibilities include financial statements preparation for The Huntington and individual departments. This a great opportunity to work directly for the Director of Finance and supervise one staff.

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain financial records and reporting systems.
  • Supervise payables, cash receipts, cash disbursements, bank and investment account reconciliations.
  • Prepare financial statements to include balance sheet, income statement.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet accounts reconciliation.
  • Assist Director of Finance with year-end audit preparation.
  • Approve accounts payable invoices for weekly check run. Interact with departmental requests for payments and verification.
  • Coordinating with the development team pledges, gifts and campaign receivables while working.
  • Review bank reconciliation accounts monthly.
  • Review weekly and monthly payroll expenses.
  • Contribute to filing of various regulatory forms including IRS form 990 and 1099’s.

 

Required Skills

  • B.A./B.S. or equivalent experience in the accounting/finance field with 3-5 years of experience in accounting.
  • Experience with online accounting systems.
  • Familiarity with not-for-profit accounting preferred.
  • Prior non-profit experience
  • Effective supervisory skills.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Basic Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Sage 300/accpac experience, preferred but not required.
  • Tessitura system experience helpful.
  • ERP systems experience preferred but not required.

Salary Range: $70,000 – $85,000

 

Apply Now

 


 

Development Operations Coordinator

 

Statement of Job

The Development Operations Coordinator is a key member of The Huntington’s Development team and is responsible for implementing and maintaining operational procedures for all fundraising activities and initiatives within the Tessitura database and in concert with the Finance department and other departments as necessary. The individual in this role will serve as the Development department’s point person for tracking donations, generating lists and reporting on progress against an annual goal of $5M+ and a five-year campaign goal of $120M. This role will require a high level of accuracy, confidentiality, and integrity. Prior database experience is required.

 

Job Duties

Tessitura Database

  • Be an adept user of the Tessitura database and consistently seek to deepen and expand understanding, stay up to date on new developments and skillfully share knowledge and train other users
  • Conduct all gift entry and processing with consistency and strict attention to detail
  • Conduct other data entry with accuracy including creating new customer records and tracking event attendance
  • Execute gift acknowledgement process to ensure that all donations are acknowledged in an accurate and timely manner
  • Collaborate with development staff and other departments to create standard and custom lists and extractions
  • Work with development team to generate mailing lists and merge lists for direct mail and email appeals, as well as event invitation lists, invoices, and pledge reminders
  • Adhere to development best practices and organizational procedures regarding the entry, maintenance and storage of data

 

Operations

  • Regularly generate departmental status report to measure progress against fundraising goals
  • Reconcile with Campaign Manager and Finance Department on a regular basis and as needed
  • Code expenses and invoices and submit them to the Finance Department in a timely manner
  • Maintain and produce records required for annual audit
  • Adhere to development best practices and organizational procedures regarding the entry, maintenance and storage of data

Requirements

  • 1-3 years’ experience in fundraising or non-profit operations
  • Proficiency in a CRM database required; familiarity with Tessitura database preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel, is required
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Proficiency at collaborating, communicating and building relationships within the department and across other departments
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions in a fast-paced environment
  • Creativity, curiosity, and a sense of humor
  • Interest in the arts, and theatre in particular, a plus

 

Salary: $50,000 – $52,000

Apply Now

 


 

Associate Technical Director

 

Statement of Job:

The Huntington Theatre brings together superb local and national talent to produce a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics-made-current each season. Led by 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. 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. African Americans, Asian Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or more races, Latin Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.

As second in command in the scene shop the Associate Technical Director is an integral part of the Huntington’s Technical Direction team. The Associate Technical Director works on both Huntington shows and facilitates work we job-in for outside companies in our Production Center. The Associate Technical Director will be responsible for the technical design of scenery based on designer or client drawings, research and ordering of specialty hardware and material, drafting, construction, and installation of Huntington Productions and additional jobs as directed by the TD. This position oversees shows from the technical design through production on shop floor, through installation in the space, and through strike. For an outside project or co-production, the Associate TD is also responsible for all as-built documents and instructions for assembly on-site and may travel to assist with install when needed. The Associate TD will also assist the Technical Director in budget estimates and specifications for upcoming or new projects. The Associate TD will also (supervise, direct, oversee, something like that) the Automation department.

The Associate TD works in an office team of 4 people and scenery team of 10 members to create high quality scenery in a positive and supporting environment. The Huntington scene shop has a reputation for creating high quality scenery and seeks individuals who share this goal. Our keen ability to work with many different products has allowed us to fabricate unique, high-end architectural items for architects around the country.

 

Responsibilities

Tech Design/Drafting/Show Maintenance:

  • Serves as lead technical manager on assigned shows and projects coordinating with design team directly
  • Serves as primary drafter for assigned projects
  • Prepares and maintains schedules including build, install, maintenance, and strike
  • Directs and assists shop Foreman in builds as required; coordinates with other production departments to maintain show schedule
  • Serves as lead for load-in and installation of the project, coordinating with other production departments
  • Attends technical rehearsals, including as a representative of the TD team for projects led by others, to take notes and make decisions on notes that need to occur on the next day and in the future. Develop a clear plan and disseminate information for the team to work from the next morning
  • Serves as primary contact for show technical issues once show is up and running through strike
  • Leads maintenance on shows and serves as chief inspector on shows with moving elements
  • Communicates clearly to TD project status including any budgetary or schedule deviations
  • Archives project once complete. Compiling drawings, notes, purchases, and other show paperwork to be useful for future project research
  • Serve as lead automation specialist for automated productions

Shop management:

  • Serves as 2nd in line to make decisions if the TD is offsite
  • May be assigned machines and or areas of the shop to spearhead maintenance and training
  • May be required to lead building maintenance or improvement projects in all HTC spaces
  • Assists in the management of the operations of the scene shop, helps develop and supervise regular maintenance and safety programs
  • Leads automation department by recommending maintenance, purchases, and oversees usage
  • Assists TD in bid / budget process of projects
  • Works with TD to develop capital improvements

 

Outside projects, as assigned:

  • Serves as primary contact with client once job is assigned
  • Runs jobs as described above in technical design/drafting; but also:
    • Develops change orders as needed
    • Travels as needed to assist with installation and notes as required by project contract
    • Develops, maintains, and archives all paperwork, drawings, files, contracts as required or directed by the TD

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to HTC policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in HTC events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills:

  • B.F.A. in Technical Production or equivalent 3-5 years’ professional scene shop experience
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Self-starter, punctual, and efficient
  • Proficient knowledge of AutoCAD is required
  • Works well with others, even under stress
  • Experience and knowledge of standard scenery building processes, materials, techniques, and engineering required
  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and comfort with database and spreadsheet programs
  • Experience with stage rigging and the use of a single purchase line set system is required
  • Experience with and working knowledge of typical stage machinery and automation control devices and techniques preferred
  • Ability to make rough estimates of scenery costs from renderings, and final estimates from elevations and models
  • Knowledge of scene painting and properties construction methods
  • Familiarity with and experience in theatrical scenery and lighting design

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficient at programming and running a RAYNOC automated rigging system
  • Proficient at programming and running a Creative Conners automation system
  • Ability to drive a 26’ box truck

 

Salary: $70,000-$75,000

 

Apply Now

 


 

Huntington Theatre Deck Lead

 

Statement of Job:

The Huntington Theatre Deck Lead’s main responsibilities will be to run and maintain the scenic elements of the Huntington productions at the Huntington Theatre, supervise additional run crew personnel on larger shows, operate and run the automated rigging and scenic systems for both Huntington and rental productions and assist with building maintenance as required. The Deck Lead communicates with the scene shop any needs as well as enacts solutions to mitigate problems with the scenery on their own. The Deck Lead will also serve as support staff on rentals or events at the Huntington Theatre.

Responsibilities

  • Works all show calls and runs the scenery track often including automation. This results in mainly working nights and weekends.
  • Operates and supervises the automated rigging system for all Huntington and rental productions and ensures safe working practices around the system.
  • Works in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with HTC quality standards. Instructs and supervises others in the same.
  • Lead smaller teams during load-ins and strikes, as assigned, such as rigging or automation teams.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and efficient workspace.
  • Communicate with supervisors regarding the progress of assigned projects and projected problems.
  • Maintains the Huntington Theatre tool and hardware inventory and communicates when purchases are required.
  • Occasional maintenance of facility and facility equipment pertinent to scenery operations in theatre spaces.
  • Assists Huntington Theatre Manager and Operations Coordinator in building maintenance as required.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

Required Skills

  • Experience with Theatrical machinery, winches, and automation.
  • Experience with theatrical/entertainment rigging techniques; including operation and maintenance of an automated rigging system, chain motors and spot rigging.
  • Good knowledge of materials and the proper use of each for scenery construction, particularly wood, metal, and plastics.
  • Knowledgeable in the safe use of typical wood/metal machines and hand power tools.
  • Must possess a keen awareness of shop safety and procedures.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Able to communicate effectively and professionally with a range of clients.
  • Able to think quickly and come up with effective solutions under pressure.
  • Familiar with Massachusetts fire code and ADA requirements.
  • Must be able to read technical drawings and be able to do layouts based on drawings.
  • Ability to lead a crew of up to 10 people with varying skill levels and experience.
  • Ability to lift 50-100 lbs.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Creative Conners automation equipment and software.
  • Experience with Clancy Automated rigging system and Raynok control software.
  • Experience in welding light gauge steel.
  • Comfortable to work at heights of 60+ ft

 

Salary: $20-25/hr.


Graphic Designer

 

Statement of Job:

Responsible for the design of company-wide print and digital materials, including but not limited to show and season posters, print, and online advertisements, program books, postcards, eblasts, website graphics, institutional collateral, letters, and invitations. Collaborate and works closely with all members of the Marketing Department.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provides graphic design services for print, digital, and social media materials for all departments, focusing on the needs for marketing, development, and education efforts.
  • Designs print and digital collateral for both Huntington’s productions and season subscription campaign.
  • Design institutional, season-related, and departmental print and digital collateral, including but not limited to development and education publications and special event promotional materials.
  • Maintains a calendar of all applicable print and digital deadlines and ensures all tasks are completed promptly.
  • Interacts with outside vendors (printers, advertising outlets, external graphic designers) to ensure that all designs are executed according to the Huntington’s standards.
  • Ensures the consistency and high-quality control standards of The Huntington’s brand, both in internal and external collateral.
  • Works collaboratively to provide professional and creative solutions to meet individual graphic needs.
  • Responsible for maintaining all design archive files on The Huntington’s server.
  • Attends weekly marketing meetings and provides input into marketing and communications strategy, goals, and objectives.
  • Participates in all Marketing Department activities, which includes show receptions, promotional events, and Open Houses, etc.
  • Manages special projects for the Marketing Department as assigned.

In addition to the duties listed above, The Huntington expects the following of each employee: adheres to Huntington policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Huntington events as needed or required, and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • B.A./B.S. or equivalent experience preferably with a background in graphic design or marketing
  • 1-3 years’ experience in graphic design, publications, and/or web design
  • Previous art experience preferred
  • Ability to work comfortably on Macintosh with excellent knowledge of Adobe CS4 or higher (In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop).
  • Proficiency in HTML a plus
  • Must be motivated, highly organized, able to multitask, and detail-oriented
  • Must possess excellent time-management and communication skills
  • Above all, you must have a great sense of humor!

 

Skills:

  • Someone who is creative and an idea generator
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Can work well as a member of a team/good collaborator
  • Problem solver and can synthesize feedback from multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent organization skill and time management
  • Intellectually curious and keeps abreast of new design and trends
  • Passionate about the work

 

Salary: $45,000 – $50,000

 

Apply Now

 


 

Publicist

 

Statement of Job:

Responsible for all public relations, publicity, and media relations activities for The Huntington. Writes, edits, and coordinates all press materials for Huntington productions and activities, generates ideas for stories, and solicits, arranges, and organizes local and national media coverage, and cultivates relationships with members of the media for both production-related and institutional publicity purposes.

Job Duties

  • Writes and edits all press materials for Huntington productions and activities including press releases, media advisories, calendar listings, and PSAs, ensuring consistency and accuracy.
  • Creates and determines publicity/press relations plans to generate continued greater awareness for the institution and support the overall company initiatives, productions, and institutional partnerships.
  • Generates story ideas for pitching to media outlets, and solicits, arranges, and organizes all local and national media coverage and interviews (print, radio, digital, and TV) for both production-related and institutional purposes.
  • Collaborates and develops positive relationships with departments throughout the company as well as visiting artists to develop story ideas and garner press coverage, balancing the various needs of the company and media outlets.
  • Cultivates and maintains positive relationships with national and local media contacts, including BIPOC outlets and members of the media, in order to generate relevant stories, interviews, and other media coverage for The Huntington.
  • Fields and responds to press and public relations inquiries and requests for information.
  • Coordinates and oversees all photo sessions and b-roll taping for public relations and marketing purposes.
  • Coordinates and attends all press nights and awards nights, including securing press seats, compiling press packets, and communicating with participants.
  • Disseminates press coverage internally to staff and artists, and oversees the archiving of all press clippings, video and audio clips, and photo library.
  • Coordinates with marketing department to communicate and generate ideas for social media outlets.
  • Writes additional material for print and digital media as needed, including, but not limited to, articles for newsletters, programs, and blog.
  • Assists the Director of Public Affairs and Strategic Partnerships on projects as needed.

In addition to the duties listed above, The Huntington expects the following of each employee: adheres to Huntington policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Huntington events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Preferred Skills and Requirements

  • BA/BS in public relations, communications, journalism, or equivalent, plus 3 or more years proven track record of progressively responsible and expansive experience in public relations or communications.
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills are required; being a good storyteller and a creative thinker is helpful.
  • Requires the ability to attend to numerous projects concurrently, prioritize, and respond positively and effectively.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are necessary, as well as the ability to provide excellent customer service to media personnel, artists, and all internal and external constituents.
  • Prior experience working with performing arts groups preferable; theatre background is a plus.

 

Salary: $60,000 – $70,000

Apply Now


Crowd Attendant

 

Statement of Job

Responsible for ensuring that the audience and staff enjoy a safe and respectful environment by delivering the best possible level of customer service at all times.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure security and safety of colleagues and patrons
  • Ensure security and safety of the venue
  • Facilitate the movement of patrons through the venue
  • Monitor, patrol and respond to emergency situations inside/outside venues
  • Interface with House Management & First Responders in the event of an emergency
  • Interact with patrons attending events, provide information and directions in a positive and friendly manner
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve safety concerns
  • Effectively generate safety awareness and enforce safety best practices; including Covid-19 policy
  • Ensure the entrance to the venue maintains clear of any rubbish and debris 
  • Coordinate with Assistant House Manager & House Manager to provide an ideal patron experience

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to the Huntington’s policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in the Huntington’s events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Hourly Wage: $16.50

 

Apply Now

 


Calderwood Pavilion House Manager

 

Statement of Job

The Calderwood Pavilion House Manager coordinates and supervises all front-of-house operations for the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. They are responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising front-of-house, and volunteer staff. The Calderwood Pavilion House Manger ensures the safety of all patrons entering the facility. This position is a key member of the Calderwood Operations Team overseeing the building operations during performance times.

 

Job Duties:

  • House manages all performances at the Calderwood Pavilion including rentals and events.
  • Responds to emergency or time sensitive situations that may arise in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Schedules, Trains and manages part-time usher staff, and volunteers to serve the need of performances.
  • Creates a safe and professional working environment for staff, guests and artist.
  • Open and Closes the facility as assigned.
  • Oversees concession and merchandise inventory, tracking and purchasing.
  • Maintains petty cash for daily concession needs.
  • Coordinates with Calderwood staff to ensure the maintenance of the physical theatre building.
  • Collaborates with the Huntington Theatre House Manager to standardize procedures between the two building spaces.
  • Works with Payroll department to ensure accurate and timely compensation of staff.
  • Coordinates and acts as a Huntington Theatre Company liaison for pre- and post-show receptions scheduled in the lobby space.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Calderwood Pavilion Manger.

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to Huntington policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Huntington events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years’ experience in House Management with a demonstrated strength in customer service.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills and knowledge of Word, and Excel are helpful.
  • Familiarity with ADA and with the Actors Equity Association rules and policies pertaining to the front-of-house are preferred.
  • Possess the ability to attend to numerous details at one time, establish priorities, respond positively and effectively under stressful situations, and propose timely solutions to problems.
  • First Aid and/or CPR training is necessary and will be provided if needed. In addition, TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) training is necessary for this position and will be provided if not currently certified.

 

Salary: $55,000 – $60,000

 

Apply Now


 

 

Associate House Manager

 

Statement of Job:

Responsible for assisting the House Manager in an administrative and supervisory capacity to ensure the best possible level of customer service for all clients and patrons working and attending shows in the Calderwood Pavilion.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in Supervision of Front of House Staff & Volunteers
  • Schedules Volunteer Ushers for all performances in the Calderwood Pavilion
  • Assumes House management duties when the House Manager is unavailable
  • Assist in concession inventory tracking & ordering
  • Act as a representative of the building to renters & events
  • May need to move furniture to prepare or change lobby space
  • Resolve patron complaints in a timely and respectful manner
  • Respond to emergency situations as they arrive in the theatre

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to the Huntington’s policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in the Huntington’s events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills:

  • 1-3 years’ Customer Service Experience required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are helpful
  • Possess the ability to attend to numerous details at one time, establish priorities, respond positively and effectively under stressful situations, and propose timely solutions to problems
  • Background in theatre is recommended

 

Hourly Wage: $16.50

 

Apply Now

 


 

Huntington Theatre Management Associate

 

Statement of Job:

The Huntington Theatre Management Associate is a key player in the operations team of the Huntington Theatre for the Huntington Theatre Company. The primary focus of this position is supporting the Huntington Theatre Manager and House Manager, in their clerical, accounting, and scheduling responsibilities. This position will interact with rental clients and vendors of the Huntington Theatre to ensure our daily operations run smoothly. Additionally, they may be asked to manage events or shows taking place in the building, ensuring excellent customer service is provided to all patrons, tenants, and clients.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assists Huntington Theatre Manager with financial tracking of the Huntington Theatre including invoice generation, completion of accounting forms, and organizing revenue and expense records
  • Coordinate with Huntington Theatre Manager to accomplish all office tasks such as mail runs, supply orders, organizational filing, and swipe card distribution, etc
  • Maintains and distributes the Huntington Theatre building’s calendar insuring it is accurate and up-to-date
  • Aids in the creations and maintenance of the venue schedule through the Artifax program
  • Assist with concessions inventory monitoring and purchasing
    Assists with setup and breakdown of events and functions in the building
  • Manages volunteer usher communications and scheduling
  • Responsible for maintaining volunteer usher database records
  • Works with building vendors and staff to ensure the facility is in proper working condition
  • Will be assigned to House Manage one or two shifts a week as well as some building coverage for rehearsals and events, including opening and closing responsibilities

 

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to Huntington policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Huntington events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Required Skills:

  • 1-2 years of previous administrative experience preferred
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are necessary for this position
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are extremely helpful
  • The position holder should possess the ability to prioritize, multi-task and process assignments quickly and efficiently with minimal supervision
  • This person must be able to work positively and effectively in fast-paced, stressful situations
  • Background in theatre is recommended
  • Experience with sales or customer service are helpful

 

Hourly Wage: $18-$20 per hour

 

Apply Now

 


 

Front of House

 

Statement of Job:

Responsible for ensuring that the audience is constantly placed at the heart of the theatre by delivering the best possible level of customer service at all times.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Welcomes and greets patrons
  • May operate the concession bar
  • May operate the coat check
  • Scan/check tickets
  • May need to move furniture to prepare or change lobby space
  • May hand out programs, help seat patrons both before the show starts and once the show has started
  • May answer basic questions patrons have about the theatre and future productions

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to the Huntington’s policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in the Huntington’s events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Hourly Wage: $15 per hour

 

Apply Now

 


 

Huntington Theatre Operations Supervisor

 

Statement of Job

The primary focus of this position is to assist in the coordination and management of the Huntington Theatre. This position will help review, approve, and maintain production schedules and paperwork for in-house needs as well as rental clients. This position requires strong interpersonal communication skills, as the Huntington Theatre Operations Supervisor will be the primary production contact for all external rental clients (private parties, corporate meetings, full theatrical productions, etc.) as well as for all Huntington Production Department Heads and their needs in the space. The Huntington Theatre Operations Supervisor will also assist the Huntington Theatre Manager in facility maintenance, including building repairs and overseeing and coordinating vendor work within the building.

 

Job Duties

  • Coordinate production needs of theatrical and event rentals.
  • Act as on-site contact for renters, enforcing policies related to building hours, trainings, custodial services, loading zone usage, shared space usage, etc.
  • Periodically review and update all building inventories and paperwork
  • Help maintain and inspect theatrical equipment, systems, and inventories
  • Meet and communicate with external vendors and contractors as needed
  • Assist with facility maintenance and upkeep with the Huntington Theatre Manager, including capital improvement projects.
  • Schedule and train both external and internal production crews
  • Work collaboratively with Huntington production staff to ensure Huntington protocol and standards are being upheld
  • Provide updates to Huntington staff with regards to events and building needs by attending all Production meetings.
  • Assists in managing and scheduling house crew members.
  • Respond to Huntington Theatre emergencies as required. Including potential off hours building alarms.

In addition to the duties listed above, the Huntington Theatre Company expects the following of each employee: adheres to Huntington policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Huntington events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements

  • B.A./B.S. or equivalent work experience
  • Four years of performing arts management experience preferred
  • Experience creating and negotiating contracts
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to communicate effectively and professionally with a range of clients
  • Able to think quickly and come up with effective solutions under pressure
  • Experience creating and maintaining budgets
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Familiar with Massachusetts fire code and ADA requirements

 

Salary: $55,000 – $60,000

 

Apply Now

 


 

House Electrician – Calderwood Pavilion

 

Statement of Job

Assists the Lighting and Projections Supervisor in the mounting of the design for three to four Huntington productions each season. Programs and operates the lighting systems and maintains the lighting plot during the run of the productions. Supervises any additional production staff such as deck electricians or follow spot operators.

Reviews lighting plots and paperwork from rental clients and gives feedback to Operations Coordinator regarding safety and feasibility.

Assists in the supervision of freelance staff during Huntington and rental productions. Oversees and maintains all electrics equipment in the Calderwood Pavilion.

 

Job Duties

  • Assists with preparation and installation of lighting plots for assigned Huntington Production and Rentals, including supervision of crew during pre-production, load-in, dress rehearsals, and previews. Programs light cues, executes the show, and takes production notes during meetings.
  • Operates and maintains the related physical and technical aspects of the production. Upholds the artistic intent of the production during the run. Responsible for upkeep and maintenance of house and lobby lighting instrumentation.
  • Install and program projections as needed by productions. Equipment and software training will be provided.
  • Provides assistance, guidance, training, and supervision to rental users under the direction of the Calderwood Staff and/or Lighting and Projections Supervisor.
  • Assists with special events as required which may involve work not directly related to electrics, such as setting up tables, chairs, seating risers, or various production work in other departments.
  • Designs and Programs lights for special events, parties, and one-off performances. Sets and operates TV monitors, projectors, and other presentational equipment.
  • Opens and closes the facility when required.
  • Assists with Huntington productions produced at venues other than the Calderwood Pavilion as required.
  • Uses safe practices regarding the use of production systems, equipment, and work habits as well as instructing others in safety practices. · Maintains related equipment, systems, and workspaces in the Pavilion, including performance and support areas. Responsible for day-to-day operation of fall protection systems in the Wimberly Theatre, and trains new personnel on appropriate operation. Trains and certifies new personnel on aerial lift operation.
  • Coordinates with the Pavilion Staff, production staff and rental users to formulate plans and schedules for the smooth and efficient running of the productions.
  • Consults with designers, stage managers, and rental staff regarding the implementation of the production, specifically during load-in, focus, and technical rehearsals.

In addition to the duties listed above, The Huntington expects the following of each employee: adheres to Huntington policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Huntington events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of professional theatrical lighting experience or a degree in a related field.
  • Must be familiar with the maintenance, operation, and installation of basic lighting equipment. Have knowledge and skill in the operation of ETC consoles and dimmer racks, and knowledge of DMX controlled equipment such as Source Four LEDs, automated lighting fixtures, and effects equipment.
  • Must be able to read and execute lighting plans and be able to operate lighting software such as Lightwright 6 & Vector works.
  • The nature of production facilities with a grid and line sets, catwalks, loading rails, etc, requires the use of ladders and fall protection equipment and create a considerable hazard, requiring applicants to possess physical mobility and capability.
  • Ability to move equipment that ranges from 25-125 pounds.

 

Salary: $41,000 – $45,000

Apply Now

 


Customer Service Representative

 

Statement of Job

The Customer Service Representative assists Ticketing Services Management with Customer Service operations and works in the Ticketing Call Center, the Calderwood Pavilion, and Huntington Theatre Ticketing Offices fielding patron inquires and processing ticket orders.

 

Job Duties

  • Facilitates telephone and window sales for Huntington Theatre Company and Boston Theatre Scene, processes season and single ticket orders, exchanges, and FlexPass redemptions.
  • Provides information, customer service, and problem resolution for theatre patrons.
  • Assists with season ticket processing during peak season ticket periods.
  • Maintains accurate Ticketing Office records and processes information in a timely manner.
  • Deals efficiently, accurately, and courteously with any season and single ticket patron needs.

 

In addition to the duties listed above, The Huntington expects the following of each employee: adheres to Huntington policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Huntington events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Previous Ticketing Office experience or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Typing requirements, as well as data entry knowledge.
  • Knowledge of computer operations including computerized ticketing system, spreadsheet programs, and word processing are a plus.
  • Must be able to deal with high-energy situations while continuing to provide superior customer service.
  • Effective written and verbal communication is essential.
  • The physical requirement of the office requires that candidates be able to remain organized and composed during frequent telephone interruptions.
  • This job requires working in an office. The Huntington has multiple workspaces and venues and this position sometimes requires traveling between these locations during the workday.

 

Salary: $15 hourly

 

Apply Now

 


Assistant Company Manager

 

Statement of Job

Assist the Company Manager in all facets of managing the company: Actors, Directors, Designers, & Guest Artists.

 

Job Duties

  • Book travel arrangements for artists within a pre-determined budget.
  • Arrange housing for visiting artists adhering to specific artist requests.
  • Maintain 12 permanent apartments used as artist housing by arranging cleaning between guests’ stays and by and ensuring all linens, appliances, etc. are well maintained.
  • Communicate with building management at artist housing regarding maintenance requests, current building policies, inspections, and communicate artist arrival and departure times.
  • Maintain paperwork detailing artists’ travel, housing, and special requests, and communicate to necessary departments.
  • Greet guest artists upon arrival in Boston.
  • Check in with artists at the start and end of each rehearsal day, as well as prior to, and sometimes following, performances. Rehearsal and performance coverage will be shared with the Company Manager.
  • Fulfill artist requests in a timely fashion.
  • Work as a liaison between the Huntington Theatre Company Box Office and guest artists to coordinate ticket requests, and as a liaison between guest artists and other Huntington Theatre Company staff, including Stage Management, as needed.
  • Coordinate the activities of the Company Management department with other departments within the organization.
  • Report on artist travel schedules at production meetings.
  • Negotiate with vendors including cleaning services, hotels, caterers, and corporate housing vendors.
  • Purchase refreshments for meet and greets, tech rehearsals, birthdays, opening nights, closing performances, and occasional meetings.
  • Maintain receipts for all purchases and return receipts to the General Management
  • Assistant in a timely manner

 

In addition to the duties listed above, The Huntington expects the following of each employee: adheres to Huntington policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Huntington events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a professional theatre is helpful.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills as well as demonstrated organizational abilities.
  • Adept at managing multiple tasks simultaneously and capable of responding quickly and appropriately to the personal needs of guest artists.
  • Proficiency with Word and Excel as well as experience with a calendar program (i.e. MS Outlook).
  • Proficiency with Access and Tessitura is helpful but not required.
  • Some physical labor is required.

 

Salary: $18 – $21 hourly

 

Apply Now