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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.

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.


OPEN POSITIONS:

COSTUME SHOP

FINANCE

HUMAN RESOURCES

MARKETING

SEASON TICKETS & TICKETING SERVICES

OTHER

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.

Ticketing Services Associate

The Ticketing Services Associate assists Ticketing Services Management with all operations and works primarily in the Ticketing Call Center.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Facilitates telephone and window sales for The Huntington 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 the Senior Ticketing Services Associate and Coordinators in all aspects of consignment sales, inventory management, internal ticketing requests, and reservations.
  • Assists with training and supervision of front line Customer Service Representatives in their daily duties.
  • Manager on duty for curtain shifts as needed during productions.
  • Opens and prepares Ticketing Office for daily sales, maintains signage and materials, prepares bank deposits.
  • Assists with season ticket processing during peak season ticket periods.
  • Special assignments regarding outside theatre bookings when needed.
  • 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

  • At least one (1) year professional ticketing office experience or equivalent work experience
  • 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 travelling between these locations during the workday.

Hourly Wage: $16

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Crowd Attendant 

 Responsibilities

  • Assist with the overall security and safety of staff, patrons, and the venue.
  • Facilitate the movement of patrons in the box office lobby
  • Monitor and respond to emergency situations inside the 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
  • Highlight safety awareness and best practices; including Covid-19 policy
  • Coordinate with Assistant House Manager & House Manager to provide an ideal patron experience

In addition to the duties listed above, The Huntington 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

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Finance Manager

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.

Role and 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.  

Requirements

  • 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.

Skills

  • 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: $55,000 - $70,000

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Costume Design Assistant         

Supports the Costume Shop Staff and Costume Designer by performing shopping, pulling, and organizational duties in service of the designer’s vision.  Serves as the designer’s representative in the shop when the Costume Designer and Costume Director are unavailable

Role and Responsibilities

  • Purchases fabric, clothing, shoes, accessories and supplies as specified by the costume designer or requested from the costume shop staff, being mindful of budgetary limitations.
  • Learns all aspects of the production, including all characters and costume designs.
  • Pulls rehearsal garments as discussed with Assistant Costume Director and Stage Management
  • In coordination with the Assistant Costume Director, researches and procures costumes from rental houses and other regional theatres.
  • Organizes own daily schedule for most efficient accomplishment of both shop work and outside errands.
  • Returns unused or rejected items in a timely fashion. 
  • Turns in record of all purchases and receipts to Costume Director daily.
  • Attends fittings and notes anything that needs to be pulled or purchased.  As fittings progress, develops and updates the costume plot with the Assistant Costume Director.
  • Photographs and archives finalized costume looks
  • Assists in the construction of costumes and accessories as needed.
  • Attends tech rehearsals, and preview performances. Responsible for conveying notes to shop
  • At the end of the build period, restocks unused costumes, make returns, settles receipts and assists with general shop maintenance.
  • May be required to transport materials from stores and back and forth from the production facilities for show related needs.
  • Follow all established safety and Covid specific policies
  • Additional duties as assigned by Production Manager, or Costume Director.

In addition to the duties listed above, The Huntington 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.

Requirements

  • 2-3 years of costume design experience. 
  • Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of costume history, color theory and fabric knowledge.
  • Current driver’s license is required and capable of walking and carrying multiple packages in all weather conditions. 
  • Able to manage numerous important tasks concurrently, and to prioritize, and respond pro-actively and effectively. 
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.   
  • Demonstrate effective organizational and decision-making skills.
  • Must have the flexibility to adapt to ever changing decisions made by Directors and Designers. 
  • Basic computer skills are required:  Excel, Word and email.
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds and to carry 25 pounds up stairs.
  • Ability to work positively and effectively in fast-paced environment

Hourly Wage: $18 PER HOUR, NEGOTIABLE BASED ON SKILL/EXPERIENCE

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HR Operations Manager  

This position is primarily responsible for administering policies relating to all human resources activity phases by performing the following duties.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Maintain employee personnel files that include keeping employee data updated and accurate and providing technical support as requested.
  • Assist with DEIA training work at The Huntington 
  • Tracks benefit hours/time off records through an automated system or manual records.
  • Downloads various benefit files and reports, including but not limited to 403 (b) contributions verifying the accuracy and submitting to third party administrator.
  • Keeps records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and retirement plan, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, terminations, and employee statistics/census for government reporting.
  • Administers benefits programs such as health, dental, life and disability insurances, retirement plans, vacation, sick leave, and employee assitnt program (EAP)
  • Process complaints regarding sexual harassment, discrimination, or other instances of workplace harassment and assist in any necessary investigations and disciplinary actions.
  • Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, conducting reference checks, and issuing employment offer in conjunction with HR Director.
  • Perform orientations and update records of new staff
  • Investigates accidents and prepares reports for the insurance carrier.
  • Answers frequently asked questions from employees relative to standard policies, hiring processes, etc.
  • Prepares employees separation notices and related documents related to COBRA, health and dental insurance, exit interviews to determine the reason for separation.
  • Work closely with Education Department on the Apprenticeship program
  • Keep up to date with the latest HR trends and best practices
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reposting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting compliance.
  • Chairs the Coalition Committee
  • Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures
  • Maintains office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment procurement.
  • Reviews and approves supply requisitions and anticipates needed supplies.
  • Maintains office equipment
  • Supervises Administrative Liaison position

Skills

  • Working knowledge and well versed in employment laws (federal, state, local)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills; high degree of emotional intelligence
  • Proficient in both oral and written communications
  • Understanding of sound ethical conduct both in and out of the workplace
  • Problem analysis and solving skills
  • Excellent time management, planning, and organizational skills; detailed oriented
  • Exercise’s sound independent judgment and think strategically
  • Readily adapts to changing priorities
  • Proactive and a team player

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum three (3) years as an HR Operations Manager with proven, in-depth employee relations experience, required
  • Prior experience working in performing arts or non-profit a plus

Salary Range: $60,000 - $75,000

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Associate Director of Marketing

Act as an integral member of the Marketing department with a particular emphasis on managing the department’s marketing operations, including advertising, direct mail, and promotions to generate subscription and single ticket sales.

 Role and Responsibilities

  • Oversees day to day marketing department activities, insuring completion according to strategy/plan, on time and on budget.
  • Supervises the Social Content Coordinator and the Digital Coordinator.
  • Supports Director of Marketing and cooperates with Director of Ticketing in establishing ticket revenue and season goals, creation and management of overall Marketing budget, as well as institutional branding, marketing, and messaging.
  • Plans and executes strategic season campaign initiatives.
  • Serves as a marketing representative in the community.
  • Assists Director of Marketing with projects on an as needed basis.
  • Oversees and assists with single ticket marketing strategies and plans, including timeline, direct mail, promotions, publications, and collaborations.
  • Oversees and assists with Marketing support of other Huntington departments, specifically Development and Education.
  • Creates and supervises the Marketing department’s data collection initiatives.
  • Manages and maintains excellent working relationships with outside vendors and consultants.

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, plus a proven track record of 5 years or more of progressively responsible and expansive experience in Marketing.
  • Demonstrated ability to create, lead, and execute a successful marketing program. 
  • Strategic thinker with excellent attention to detail that can synthesize information quickly.  
  • Ability to attend to numerous important projects concurrently, and to prioritize, and respond positively and effectively in meeting strict deadlines. 
  • An outgoing, confident personal style with a highly developed sense of humor.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required. 
  • Prior marketing experience working with performing arts groups preferable, a theatre background is a plus. 

Salary Range: $75,000- $78,000

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