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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 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. 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.

Part-Time or Casual Roles (Non-Benefit Eligible):

To Apply for Full Time Positions (for all other positions, please follow the directions with in the body of the listing.):

Interested candidates, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to:

    Diane Daniels, Director of Human Resources
    Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
    281 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115
    Fax: 617 236 2067
    jobs@huntingtontheatre.org

in either MS Word or PDF format with the job title in the message subject.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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 creating financial statements for the Huntington and individual departments.  The role supervises the Finance Coordinator.  

 JOB DUTIES:

 Supervise the preparation of the weekly check run.  Review invoices and other requests for payment as to accuracy, authorized approval and account distribution. Code and prepare invoices for payment.  Respond to or initiate contact with staff regarding questions or problems with invoices and statements as well as general ledger based reporting.

  • Review and reconcile monthly box office reports to the general ledger.  Reconciles revenue accounts to internal documents generated by Tessitura system covering the fund-raising and box office operations.
  • Review and reconcile monthly fundraising reports to the general ledger.  Ensure that all pledges and pledge payments are properly recorded for all funds including the Comprehensive Campaign.  Reconcile gift receivable accounts monthly.  Prepare reports and work with Development Department to resolve issues.
  • Manage accounts receivable organization-wide including review and posting of invoices, preparing aging reports and processing and depositing payments.
  • Assist Director of Financial Management with annual audit and monthly closings. Task include preparation of miscellaneous journal entries for month end and year-end closings, updating and generating preliminary financial statements, preparing confirmation letters and other reconciliations as requested by auditors.
  • Supervise and review the performance of the Finance Coordinator.
  • Reconcile according to schedule (either monthly or quarterly) various balance sheets accounts.  Review monthly bank statement reconciliations and prepare adjusting journal entries.  Review monthly analysis statement of bank charges.

 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. 
  • Effective supervisory skills.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills

 

Overhire Costume Positions

The Huntington Costume Shop is looking for applications for the following positions, to be filled throughout the season. Contracts will be for Overhire work and are to be paid on a weekly basis.

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. 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 Draper/Tailor is the head of a team of 1-2 technicians and is responsible for supervising this crew in the production of new costumes and the refurbishment/alteration of existing costumes. The Draper/Tailor responsibilities include: drape and pattern costumes according to designer’s renderings and research; accurately measure artists; facilitate the fitting of new and existing costumes; supervise the cutting, construction, finishing work, and alterations on assigned costumes. The Draper/Tailor is expected to time manage the team: anticipating needs for overtime hours or overhire, delivering costumes to wardrobe on time, monitoring team safety and morale, and maintaining excellence of product. Applicants should have training in costume technology, or comparable professional experience and minimum 2 years draping/tailoring at the professional or academic level.

The First Hand is responsible for assisting the Draper/Tailor in the production of new costumes and refurbishment/alteration of existing costumes. The First Hand’s responsibilities include: accurately measure artists; assist in fitting new and existing costumes, taking notes for the Draper/Tailor as needed; pattern layout and fabric cutting according to Draper/Tailor direction; prep construction work for Stitcher; supervision of Stitcher in the construction, finishing work, and alterations on assigned costumes; oversee the labeling of finished costumes; perform final check of costumes before placement on finish rack/delivery to wardrobe; monitor team safety and morale; and maintain excellence of product. Applicants should have training in costume technology, or comparable professional experience and minimum 1 years assisting at the academic or professional level.

The Stitcher is responsible for the construction of new costumes and the alteration and refurbishment of existing costumes, under the direction of the Draper/Tailor and First Hand. The Stitcher’s responsibilities include: construction, alteration, and finishing work using both hand and industrial machine stitching; pressing and rolling of fabrics; pressing, steaming and labeling of finished costumes; and maintain excellence of product. Applicants should have training in costume technology, or comparable professional experience and minimum 1 year stitching experience at the academic or professional level. 

The Dresser is responsible for assisting the Wardrobe Supervisor in the organization, maintenance and running of production. The Dresser’s responsibilities include: dressing room set-up; assist in labeling costume pieces; costume maintenance including but not limited to cleaning/washing, pressing, and steaming of finished costumes; costume repairs; wardrobe inventory check-in; assist artists in dressing at top of show and throughout performance; assist in quick changes; nightly laundry collection and show changeovers; and maintain excellence of product. Applicants should have advanced wardrobe experience or similar experience in other theatrical venues.

Overhire Electrics Technicians 

Seeking eager, responsible, dependable, intermittent stagehands and technicians to work alongside the Huntington Theatre Lighting and technical staff in a fast-paced theater and event production environment. Stagehands and technicians, under the direction of production staff, will assist in setting up, supporting, and taking down of theatrical shows and live events, as well as general theater maintenance. Must be able to work within diverse teams and may be asked to work cross-departmentally. The ability to work nights, weekends, and potential long shifts is required.

An ideal candidate would:

  • Be able to lift 50lb or more.
  • Be able to take direction.
  • Have basic experience or familiarity with hand tools.
  • Have an excellent attitude and a desire to learn.

Prior theatrical or event experience a plus, but not required. ANY specialized knowledge/experience in specific theatrical/event concentrations (carpentry, rigging, wardrobe/costumes/sewing, hair, make-up, properties, video, audio, a/v technology, or electrics) a plus, but not required.

How to apply: Please email resume and/or a brief description of your job experience.

Huntington Theatre Company
Electrics: Attn: Bridget Collins
jobs@huntingtontheatre.org

 

Overhire Positions: Scenic Art, Scenic Carpentry

The Huntington Theatre Company is seeking resumes for skilled overhire labor in all areas, particularly Scenic Carpenters and Scenic Painters, to work in its shops and stage areas. Length of employment may range from one day to several weeks. Please send current resume detailing relevant professional or educational experience and a letter specifying your interest and potential availability.

Compensation is hourly and will vary according to the position and prior experience.

How to apply: Please email resume and availability to:

Huntington Theatre Company
Scenic Art: Attn: Kristin Krause
Scenic Carpentry: Attn: Adam Godbout
jobs@huntingtontheatre.org

 


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