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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 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.

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

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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.

Calderwood Management Pavilion Associate

The Calderwood Pavilion Management Associate is a key player in the operations team of the Calderwood Pavilion for the Huntington Theatre Company. The primary focus of this position is supporting the Calderwood Pavilion Manager and House Manager, in their clerical, accounting, and scheduling responsibilities. This position will interact with rental clients and vendors of the Calderwood Pavilion 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. 

JOB DUTIES:

  • Assists Calderwood Pavilion Manager with financial tracking of the Calderwood Pavilion including invoice generation, completion of accounting forms, and organizing revenue and expense records.
  • Coordinate with Calderwood Pavilion Manager to accomplish all office tasks such as mail runs, supply orders, organizational filing, and swipe card distribution, etc.
  • Maintains and distributes the Calderwood Pavilion building’s calendar insuring it is accurate and up-to-date
  • Act as lead user and trainer for Artifax.  Add/ delete users as requested, facilitate training and correspond with software provider as needed.
  • 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.
  1. Works with building vendors and staff to ensure the facility is in proper working condition.
  2. 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

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 strongly preferred but not required.
  • Experience with sales or customer service are helpful.

Range: $17 - $19

         

Audience Engagement Manager

The Audience Engagement Manager builds strong relationships with audiences, community members, and organizations, including BIPOC and marginalized communities, in order to raise awareness of and engagement with Huntington shows and programs. Supervising and working collaboratively with the Community & Promotions Coordinator, this position manages the Huntington Community Membership Initiative and 35 Below programs, and is responsible for engaging and communicating with these communities, as well as establishing new partnerships to engage with new audiences more broadly and promote Huntington shows and initiatives.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for identifying target audiences for each production and for the institution as a whole, and developing promotions/partnerships/events with community organizations to help broaden The Huntington’s reach and expand our audiences, with a focus on BIPOC and marginalized groups.
  • Plans strategic initiatives to support and grow The Huntington’s various ticket programs, including the Huntington Community Membership Initiative, 35 Below, and group sales to meet marketing sales goals and to increase and diversify The Huntington’s audience.
  • Oversees and works collaboratively with the Promotions and Community Coordinator. The Promotions and Community Coordinator position reports directly to the Audience Engagement Manager.
  • Serves as the manager of the Huntington Community Membership Initiative (HCMI), assists with creating and executing communications plans and strategies to engage Community Members, including the creation of potential virtual (and eventually in-person) events and receptions; builds relationships with Community Members and partner organizations (including Lyric Stage and SpeakEasy Stage), and is proactively communicative and responsive to their needs. Responsible for regular reporting of HCMI data, including overall membership and purchases.
  • Works collaboratively with The Huntington’s 35 Below committee to expand awareness about The Huntington’s 35 Below activities, plans strategic initiatives to engage the 35 Below community through communications plans, potential virtual (and eventually in-person) events, and collaborations with other organizations and groups that serve young people.
  • Participates fully in all marketing events and activities, such as open houses, receptions, and other special events, and acts as a positive, creative, contributing member of the marketing team.
  • Assists the Director of Marketing and Associate Director of Marketing with various projects on an as-needed basis.

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.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

B.A./B.S. or equivalent plus 5 or more years of administrative experience, preferably with a non-profit or arts organization. Superb networking skills, excellent attention to detail, as well as the ability to synthesize information quickly, and experience with computer databases and word processing. The ideal candidate will exude a high-energy, outgoing, confident personal style, have experience working in diverse communities, be culturally sensitive, and have a highly developed sense of humor and excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Prior marketing experience working with performing arts groups is preferable; a theatre background is a plus.

Range: $70,000 - $75,000


         

Scenic Artist

In collaboration with and under the direction of the Charge Scenic Artist and Assistant Charge Scenic Artist, the Scenic Artists execute the painting of all scenery for the Huntington Theatre Company, which usually includes working on several projects simultaneously. Projects will include Huntington shows as well as outside projects undertaken by the organization. In absence of the Assistant Charge Scenic Artist, the Scenic Artist is expected to cover duties normally covered by the Assistant.

***Please provide photo examples of past applicable work***

Role and Responsibilities

  • Paints scenery for productions
  • Supervises and trains over hire staff members. Assigns tasks to over hire labor and manages workflow as needed in order to meet production needs and designated paint budget.
  • Maintains paint supplies and equipment for the paint shop, and making shop improvements as needed, or directed by the Charge or the Assistant Charge.
  • Works with Charge & Assistant Charge to create samples for painting all scenery for both Huntington productions and any project the Huntington has been contracted to execute.
  • Mixes colors according to Designer’s renderings, and the determined process.
  • Follows and promotes safe working practices in the use of shop tools and equipment. Instructing all personnel in the proper use and handling of materials including adherence to and promotion of safety regulations and use of personal protective equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned by Charge Scenic Artist, or the Assistant Charge Scenic Artist.

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

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in scenic painting or the equivalent.
  • Must have a familiarity with scenic design, stage carpentry, inventory control, color mixing, drawing, drafting, carving, faux finishing, and basic woodworking.
  • Able to use hand/power tools properly and safely.
  • Time management and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Knowledgeable in scenic painting practices and materials
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and climbing ladder.

Range: $17 - $20


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