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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:

FINANCE

EDUCATION

MARKETING

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.

 

Associate Director of Education & Practical Learning

Responsibilities

In the first 18-24 months, job duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Learn Education Department programming and scope and support Director of Education in management and growth of department and programming.
  • Learn full history of the Apprentice Program and other practical education programs at The Huntington. (Co-Ops, high school student interns, Brighter Boston partnership, etc.)
  • Work with Department Heads to best determine collaboration and partnership for current practical education opportunities.
  • Develop internal partnership plan to help manage all practical learning opportunities with Department Heads and managing supervisors.
  • Propose a new Apprentice program plan to all Department Heads to be adopted, piloted, adjusted, and implemented.
  • With Human Resources, attend job fairs and actively recruit each new Apprentice Class
  • Pilot the newly created Apprentice Program in the 2023-2024 Season, and adjust as needed, in partnership with all Apprentice managers.
  • Develop a robust Huntington Alumni Network of former Apprentices and staff.
  • Create a clear plan for counseling and advising all current Apprentices and practical learners on next steps in their career once their contract at The Huntington is complete, including supporting their successful placement into next positions/places of employment.

 Long Term Goals and Responsibilities:

  • Continue supporting Director of Education in departmental and programmatic growth and planning.
  • Manage all partnerships that provide practical learning at The Huntington.
  • With Hiring Managers and Human Resources, develop and revise Apprentice job descriptions as needed.
  • With Human Resources and Hiring Managers, recruit each Apprentice Class.
  • With Human Resources, hire and onboard all new Apprentices.
  • Create a schedule with each hiring manager that allows all Apprentices to maintain on the job learning and commit to internal and external professional development opportunities.
  • Create and Facilitate Apprentice Cohort Experiences throughout Boston to build community and educate Apprentices on various career pathways available locally and nationally.
  • Schedule and lead monthly full-Apprentice class meetings.
  • With hiring manager, schedule Apprentices to shadow other departments of interest.
  • With hiring manager, provide feedback, set goals, and provide performance evaluations to Apprentices each quarter.
  • Counsel and advise Apprentices on next steps in their career, provide network connections, etc.
  • Maintain Apprentice Alumni Network.
    • Expand to include a full Huntington Employee Alumni Network.
  • With Director of Education and Director of Production, expand practical training in technical theatre for post-high school trade learning.
  • Expand recruitment efforts with Human Resources
  • Develop relationships with national college and university programs, including Boston’s network.

REQUIRED SKILLS 

  • A commitment to Workforce Development best practices
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and access in the workplace
  • Experience in career counseling
  • Experience in developing and managing educational programming
  • Significant experience with recruitment, retention, onboarding, and offboarding
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize deadlines across multiple projects
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Job Posting Sites
  • 5-10 years managing budgets and finances
  • Knowledge of the American Theatre Industry and jobs
  • Ability to build and maintain a strong network of alumni for current and prospective Apprentices
  • Willingness to Travel outside of Boston/Greater Boston for work

 PREFERRED SKILLS

  • A Master’s in Arts Administration, Education, Theatrical careers preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of Tessitura or other ticketing systems
  • Driver’s license and access to a vehicle

 Interested candidates should submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • References

Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000

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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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Marketing Database & Analytics Coordinator

Responsibilities

JOB DUTIES:

  • Manages reporting and analyzing ticketing and patron data. Generates timely and accurate lists as requested by Huntington staff. Makes data-driven suggestions based upon this analysis. Creates and maintains scheduled manual and automated reports.
  • Provides marketing segmentation feedback regarding email, social, direct mail, and other forms of media.
  • Handles complex Tessitura functions, including: extractions, Analytics, and Microsoft SQL queries.
  • Handles implementation and ongoing support for any Tessitura-related customizations or plug-ins
  • Leads implementation and ongoing support of other business intelligence tools. Responsible for identifying, planning implementation of, testing and best practice use of such tools.
  • Creates and maintains all RAMP and Tessitura user accounts and assists in password resets or troubleshooting use error. Manages Tessitura system security, ensuring proper restrictions and PCI compliance.
  • Maintains and updates demographic and statistical reports about our patrons
  • Assists in the creation of post-show KPI reports, providing insights on key sales metrics, and offers any interesting observations or variables upon completion
  • In concert with appropriate staff, helps to determine employee technology training needs, and develops appropriate materials and classes.
  • Works with the Tessitura RAMP team as appropriate, to coordinate maintenance, backup, and updating of the Tessitura software and database.
  • Ensures consistent use of Tessitura across all departments by participating in internal Tessitura-related user groups.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of Tessitura database: verify account accuracy, and ensure merges and account hygiene is happening regularly
  • Provides ticketing with back-up support at times of peak demand, which may include programming in Tessitura normally handled by a ticketing operator; back-up for some data-driven reports currently performed regularly by Ticketing Services.
  • Other database or analytics 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.

 REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.A./B.S. or certification in Computer Science or similar field; or 2+ years of applicable professional or educational experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Familiarity with CRM databases. Experience with a SQL-based CRM, Tessitura software or a similar ticketing and development system a plus.
  • Able to attend to numerous projects simultaneously, manage competing priorities, and respond positively and effectively.
  • Ability to learn quickly and maintain focus and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are necessary as is a demonstrated ability to coach and train.  

Salary Range: $48,000 - $52,000

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