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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:

    Nina Nicolosi, 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



 

Associate Director of Individual Giving

The Associate Director of Individual Giving is the key driver of a successful Individual Giving Program for the Annual Fund, at a transformational time for the Huntington Theatre Company.  Boston’s leading professional theatre is in the midst of a five-year, $100 million comprehensive campaign which includes $25 million in annual fund support. Developing the strategies and innovating to achieve ambitious year over year growth goals is central to this position.  Reporting to the Director of Development and working closely with the Chief Development Officer, the Associate Director of Individual Giving will employ best practices and industry knowledge to broaden and deepen the base of individual support.  They will benefit from colleagues in the department who manage events, research and stewardship and provide administration, development operations and database support to achieve fundraising goals.

Directing the Individual Giving program of the Annual Fund as well as maintaining a personal portfolio of patron level donors will allow for this role to be both internal and public-facing.

Key responsibilities:

  • Interfacing closely with Director of Development, plan and implement an innovate/creative approach for managing and growing relationships with individual donors to raise $3.2M from individual donors in year one; with subsequent growth representing 25% increase within 3 years.
  • Design new and execute existing donor engagement strategies to increase funding from current and lapsed donors.
  • Take the Huntington’s successful young philanthropist program, The Hunt (donors age 40 and under) to the next level of engagement and generosity
  • Develop robust cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship plans customized for each donor segment: supporters, patrons and benefactors
  • Build and manage relationships with prospects and donors through meetings, personalized outreach, in person meetings, event invitations, and regular communications efforts
  • Develop a prospect research strategy and oversee research plan to expand the pipeline of Major Gift prospects
  • Plan, execute and track multiple direct mail and digital fundraising campaigns annually
  • Supervise Manager of Research and Stewardship
  • Report on and measure progress, re-evaluating plans each quarter to ensure progress is tracking for success and budgeted goals are achieved

Required knowledge & skills:

  • Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques for Annual Fund growth
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills with large groups as well as with individuals; able to build relationships with both broad-base and high net worth donors
  • Ability to lead and work collaboratively in a team setting
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • A bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years progressive fundraising experience
  • Knowledge of relational databases; Tessitura a plus

Director of Production

The Huntington Theatre Company seeks a Director of Production at this pivotal point in its history, having recently announced a major renovation to the Huntington Avenue Theatre, and charted an independent course following its longtime relationship with Boston University. The Director of Production will have an influential leadership role in the evolution of the Huntington and its continued presence as a cultural leader in the region.  They will lead a team including Production Management, Stage Management, Lighting and Electrics, Sound, Scenery, Properties, and Costumes.   The Director of Production will drive the strategy to leverage production capacity to earn revenue from outside project work.  Reports to Managing Director Michael Maso and Artistic Director, Peter DuBois. 

Job Duties:

  • Supervises the personnel, budgets, and work activities of the following departments: Production Management, Stage Management, Scenery, Properties, Costumes, Electrics, Stage Operations, and Sound.
  • Supervises all resources including technical equipment, facilities, performance and rehearsal spaces, vehicles, materials and supplies for the Production Department.  Plans logistics for the movement of the Huntington Theatre Company productions to other venues and other productions to the Huntington Theatre Company.
  • Develops, maintains, and administers the annual Production Budget.  Monitors all Production Budgets and controls specific budgets for Production Management.
  • Oversees and coordinates production department’s revenue producing activities, through non-Huntington builds and rentals.
  • Manages Technical Equipment acquisition, maintenance, and rental, capital improvement, vehicle maintenance, department travel, scenery and equipment storage, departmental supplies.
  • Works to improve and ensure high quality production values which includes attending technical and dress rehearsals, note sessions, meetings, and preview performances.
  • Serves as the final decision maker in Production staff issues including hiring, dismissal and disciplinary actions in consultation with Human Resources, where appropriate.
  • Oversees schedules for the Huntington Theatre Company productions.
  • Understands and communicates effectively the artistic vision of the Huntington Theatre Company.  Collaborates with Directors, designers and the artistic staff to ensure adherence to show schedules.  Keeps the Artistic Director and Managing Director informed regarding the progress of designs and deadlines. 
  • Facilitates interdepartmental communication and communication between artists and Production personnel.
  • Consults with the Managing Director, General Manager, Director of Theatre Operations, Director of Finance, and Director of Human Resources to develop and strategize long range Huntington Theatre Company needs, including theatre renovation design.
  • Oversees interdepartmental cooperation aiding special theatre functions and projects as necessary.   
  • Serves as or appoints primary safety committee contact for Production Department.

 Requirements:

  • Degree: B.A. Theatre preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Production Management or equivalent work experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of theatrical production.
  • Strong leadership skills; able to engage and motivate a team.
  • Experience creating and proactively managing Production budget, including both revenue generation and expense management.  
  • Ability to create and manage complex production schedules.
  • Able 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 and excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. 

Foundations and Corporate Relations Manager

The ideal candidate will have the expertise to research and identify sources of support, proactively seek opportunities to generate new proposals based on foundation and corporate guidelines, prepare grants and maintain strong ties with corporate and foundation donors and prospects. We are looking for someone who is energetic, ambitious, goal-oriented and creative, with a talent for building strong and productive relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Raise $1.1M from corporate and foundation sources, incrementally growing institutional revenue by 20% over a three year period
  • Maintain portfolio of corporate and foundation funders, conducting research and tracking prospect pipeline 
  • Develop, manage and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for foundation support, including but not limited to preparing grant proposals, reporting, stewarding and renewing grants
  • Create and develop a robust corporate sponsorship program: crafting materials, conducting in person visits, preparing proposals and associated support materials, closing sponsorships and negotiating and fulfilling marketing agreements
  • Prepare regular status reports on foundation and corporate programs to demonstrate progress and keep others apprised of action steps
  • Working with the finance department, develop budgets and other financial documentation requested by institutional funders
  • Work with board members and staff to identify potential links among the Theatre’s constituencies and develop systems for regular communications to vet pipeline among leadership
  • Steward assigned prospects and document all relevant activities in Tessitura database

Required knowledge, skills & abilities

  • Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques, particularly in the area of corporate and foundation fundraising 
  • Demonstrated ability in proposal writing with proven closure ability
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and networking skills with large groups as well as with individuals.
  • Ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective corporate and foundation donors and interact via telephone and in person with institutional representatives.
  • Demonstrated record of success in generating significant commitments from corporations and foundations.
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • A bachelor’s degree preferred and 3-5 years progressively responsible foundation and corporate fundraising
  •  Experience with Microsoft Office programs and use of relational databases such as Tessitura

Manager of Curriculum & Instruction

The Manager of Curriculum & Instruction is an integral member of the Education Department, helping ensure each program embodies the department’s guiding principles of authenticity, inclusivity, and professionalism. They are responsible for helping to create and support dynamic classes, workshops, and teaching artist residencies, as well as the curricula attached to each program for the Education Department of the Huntington Theatre Company.  This involves planning and teaching in training programs, observing and mentoring Teaching Artists, developing curricula aligned with Massachusetts learning standards, and helping to develop and facilitate evaluation and assessment for all Education programs. 

EDUCATION PROGRAMS:

Codman Academy Charter School Partnership

  • Reviews and revists 9th and 10th grade program curriculum to reflect current education standards.
  • Hires Guest Artists.
  • Co-teaches 10th grade.
  • Collects and aggregates all assessment data.
  • Facilitates evaluation of program.
  • Writes season-end report.

 Student Matinee Series

  • Reads all plays in the season and identifies curricular connections and links to learning standards, and makes grade level recommendations for each production.
  • Creates one to two curriculum guides per season.
  • Serves as editor for all guides, as well as proof-reads and copy edits all contributed material.
  • Creates lesson plan for pre-show workshops and trains staff and teaching artists on its implementation.
  • Teaches pre-show workshops.
  • Attends student matinee performances.
  • Designs and leads post-show discussions.

 August Wilson Monologue Competition

  • With Director of Education, serves as HTC point person for the national organizers.
  • Develops and revises residency curriculum outline and expansion materials.
  • With Director of Education, coordinates hiring and placement of freelance Teaching Artists.
  • Manages Teaching Artist contracts and fulfillment of job responsibilities.
  • Serves as teaching artist in residency schools as needed.
  • Plans and teaches workshop for regional semi-finalists.
  • Attends Boston regional competitions.
  • Coaches Boston’s national finalists.
  • Facilitates organization of all contestant prizes, certificates, and other gifts for teachers, and judges.
  • Represents HTC at the national competition in New York City.
  • Collects and aggregates all assessment data.
  • Facilitates evaluation of program with Director of Education.
  • Writes season-end report.

 Poetry Out Loud

  • Facilitates organization of all contestant prizes, certificates, and other gifts for teachers, and judges.
  • Supports Manager of Education Operations with materials prep for all events.
  • Attends and helps execute two-three regional semi-final contests and the MA State Finals.

EPIC: Empowered Performers in Conversation

  • Support teaching team in developing and revising curriculum as needed.
  • Teach as needed.
  • Develop and implement assessment and evaluation tools as needed.
  • With Director of Education, develop and implement additional “branches” of EPIC as needed

 Access

  • Provides program support as needed.

 Departmental Assessment Protocols

  • Reviews and revises curriculum and assessment protocols for all Teaching Programs with Director of Education.
  • Reviews and updates program Logic Models as needed

 Other Departmental Support

  • Observe and provide feedback and/or mentorship to staff and freelance teaching artists as needed or assigned by Director of Education.
  • Provides support to Director of Education and Manager of Education Operations in additional administrative duties as needed.
  • Attend Education Committee Meetings
  • With Manager of Education Operations, supports the Director of Education in collecting and sharing data and other program information for grant proposals, as well as additional internal and external requests.
  • Assist Director of Education in developing new programming as needed.
  • Supports and attends annual HTC gala event unless other Education Programming conflicts.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Theatre or related field is required, Master’s degree in Education or Theatre Education preferred. 
  • Three to four years of experience teaching K-12 students, urban environment and significant experience with grades 9-12 strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing curricula.
  • Familiarity with Boston’s arts and education landscape preferred.
  • Deep knowledge of educational standards and arts education pedagogy, including Arts Integration and Creative Youth Development Principles.
  • Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail. 
  • Able to manage multiple deadline-oriented assignments and projects at any given time.
  • Works effectively both independently and as a strong team member.
  • Exercises good judgment and discretion with confidential information.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Google Apps.
  • Ability to lift and carry 20-30 pounds.
  • Driver’s License preferred

Interested candidates, please send Cover letter, resume, references, sample lesson plan, and writing sample.

 

Manager of Education Operations

The Manager of Education Operations is an integral member of the Education Department, helping ensure each program embodies the department’s guiding principles of authenticity, inclusivity, and professionalism. They are responsible for organizing and facilitating the multi-faceted operations of the Education Department to assure that departmental staff, institutional staff, and constituencies can participate in Education programs at the highest level of access and excellence.  The Manager of Education Operations helps develop and maintain the infrastructure to sustain the programming of the Education Department.  Oversees systems and assists the Director of Education with establishing policies and procedures for the Department.  Serves as an administrator, advisor, and supervisor involving programming and personnel.      

Student Matinee Series

  • With Director of Education & Manager of Curriculum & Instruction, reviews past year’s program with Director of Education and makes necessary changes
  • Read all plays
  • Builds and maintains network of teachers and schools who have attended or will attend HTC performances
  • Process ticket sales in Tessitura
  • Maintain Student Matinee Database in Tessitura
  • Teach pre-show workshops as needed
  • With Director of Education, oversees all reservations, collection of payments and general correspondence/communication with schools
  • Copy Edit and proofread curriculum guide as needed
  • Distributes curriculum guides to schools, arranges pre-show workshops and pre-show tours for schools.
  • Prepares and shares program participation data as needed
  • Writes End of Season Report
  • Secure photographer and videographer as needed

 Access Programs

  • With Director of Education & Manager of Curriculum & Instruction, reviews past year’s program with Director of Education and make necessary changes
  • Builds and maintains network with schools, artists, community organizations, and patrons who have attended or will attend HTC accessible productions
  • Manages all contracts, payments, and communication with schools, artists, community organizations and patrons
  • Prepares and shares program participation data as needed
  • Maintain Tessitura database
  • Writes Season End Report
  • With Director of Education, plan program growth
  • Attend Accessible Performances as needed
  • Serve as liaison between access teams and production stage managers and company for questions in rehearsal/preparation of access performances.
  • With Director of Education hire AD & ASL Season Consultants, and ensure company and/or staff are hired for all Open Caption programming
  • Facilitates community vote on programming as needed

 August Wilson Monologue Competition

  • Teach school residencies if needed
  • With Manager of Curriculum & Instruction, oversee distribution and collection of all residency school invoices and participation fees
  • Facilitate school and regional finalists’ registrations
  • Manages preparation of all competition materials
  • Attend regional semi-finals and final competitions
  • Secures photography and videography as needed

 EPIC: Empowered Performers in Conversation

  • Produces final performance as needed
  • Teach an EPIC branch as needed
  • Point person with production for any technical needs for final performance
  • Secures photography and videography as needed

 Codman Academy Partnership

  • Stage manage May Showcase as needed
  • Attend all Codman school performance events and provide logistical event support as needed
  • Additional coaching and teaching as needed

 Poetry Out Loud

  • Reviews past year’s program with Education Staff and help make necessary changes
  • With Director of Education builds and maintains network with schools and teachers who have participated or may participate in Poetry Out Loud
  • Maintains contact with representatives of semi-final and final sites and be responsible for contractual responsibilities that the Huntington accepts
  • With Director of Education, oversees the finals at the Old South Meeting House
  • Write End of Season Report
  • Facilitate School and Semi-Finalist Registrations
  • Manages preparation of all competition materials
  • Secure photography and videography as needed

Marketing and Visibility

  • With Director of Education, reviews and revises yearly marketing plans for all programming
  • Serves as Education Department representative with marketing staff for the following:  education pages on website, all programs, flyers, education brochure, education social media accounts, lobby screens in lobbies of both theatre sites, press releases, feature articles, etc.
  • With Associate Director of Marketing, creates and shares publication timeline, and supports education staff in meeting all deadlines.
  • With Director of Education and Manager of Curriculum & Instruction, reviews existing visibility protocols for all programming
  • Recommends and creates new visibility initiatives with the goal of telling the department’s story at both local and national levels

 Other Departmental Support

  • With Manager of Curriculum & Instruction, supports Director of Education with collecting and sharing data and other program information for grants as well as Additional internal and external requests.
  • Oversees and Manages HTC Education, AWMC, and POL Email Inboxes. Maintains communication as needed in those email accounts.
  • With Director of Education, Create Education Season Calendar
  • Attend Education Committee Meetings
  • Attend and work annual Gala unless other Education programs conflict.
  • Serve on Access and Customer Service Committee to represent Education, and other committees as needed.
  • Provides additional support to Director of Education and Manager of Curriculum & Instruction as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Theatre or related field, with a Masters in Arts Administration a plus
  • Three to four years’ experience in theatre and/or education administration
  • Experience teaching K-12 students with urban high school environment preferred
  • Sophisticated experience using Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps
  • Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to manage multiple deadline-oriented assignments and projects at any given time
  • Works effectively both independently and as a strong team member;
  • Exercises good judgement and discretion with confidential information.
  • Experience and knowledge of Tessitura a plus
  • Experience with theatrical producing and/or stage managing preferred
  • Familiarity with education standards and pedagogy a plus
  • Able to lift 20-30 lbs
  • Driver’s license preferred

Interested candidates, please send cover letter, resume, references, and sample lesson plan.

 

Scenery Assistant and Purchaser

The Scenery Assistant and Purchaser manages and executes stock and special purchasing for the scenery department and maintains databases to track purchases and project costs. This position works with and assists Technical Directors on administrative tasks and scheduling, as assigned. This individual specializing in over hire and staff scheduling, safety, communication, office paperwork, and forms and policies.

Essential Position Requirements – Purchaser

  • Oversees stock and maintains adequate levels of materials and consumables for anticipated projects, working in conjunction with foreman and ATD’s.
  • Keeps all associated paperwork updated and current with accounting and scenery.
  • Purchases goods as requested for other departments as requested.
  • Processes and files credit card bills for the scenery department.
  • Handles petty cash acquisition and reconciliation
  • Maintains business relationships with multiple vendors
  • Specialty ordering, as requested by TD or ATD’s
  • Assists with tracking invoicing and payments for outside work.
  • Assist foreman with tool repair and maintenance especially purchasing parts and replacements
  • Schedules and orders rental vehicles and equipment.

 Essential Position Requirements - Assistant

  • Assists TD:
    • with staff calendars, vacation requests, time sheet tabulating and filling.
    • with over-hire scheduling, hiring, card access, and related paperwork
    • drafting of policies and protocols and assist in their implementation and maintenance
  • Safety:
    • Help develop safety protocols, implementation, and manuals
    • Maintains Safety data sheets
    • Coordinates Hazard communication and hazardous waste removal.
    • Helps develop safety training schedules and plans
    • Maintains stock of PPE appropriate for materials and jobs in house
  • Project management: (occurs occasionally for smaller projects, inform TD of project interest)
    • Run installs or strikes
    • Lead projects from development to deployment
  • Coordinates scenery rentals and maintains an inventory of rentable equipment.
  • Takes and distributes notes for production center meetings.
  • Occasional maintenance of facility and facility equipment pertinent to scenery operations, including Production Center and theatre spaces.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the TD and ATDs.
  • With TD approval other tasks as asked by shop foreman, lead scenic artist, props master, carpenters, or production management.
  •  
    • Execute layout and technical drawings for various project elements
  • Coordinates shipping for small items
  • Occasionally work load-ins and strikes, primary duties will be logistics and support as assigned by TD
  • Communicate with TD regarding the progress of assigned projects.

Qualifications:

  • B.A. or equivalent in Technical Production or three years equivalent work experience in a professional scene shop.
  • Ability to manage time and multiple deadline-oriented assignments and projects.
  • Ability to work effectively both individually, and as a strong team member
  • Must be able to read blueprints and technical drawings.
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Professional demeanor and good customer service skills
  • A good knowledge of materials and the proper use of each; particularly wood, metal and plastics, and adhesives, for scenery construction.
  • Knowledgeable in the safe use of typical wood/metal machine and hand power tools
  • The ability to lift 50-100 lbs.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Experience driving cargo van and 26’ box truck

Preferred:

  • Excellent organizational and information-gathering skills.
  • A working knowledge of AutoCAD; Microsoft Project

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.

Part-TimeTicketing Services Representative

Part-Time Ticketing Services Representatives handle telephone and window sales for Huntington Theatre Company and Boston Theatre Scene, process single ticket and subscription orders, exchanges, flex-pass redemptions and disseminate information to customers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Customer service, phone and window sales, and general office duties.
  • Responding to patron inquiries in a polite and professional manner.
  • Transacting sales in the Tessitura ticketing system in the approved manner, quickly and accurately.
  • We are seeking candidates with availability in the daytime, evenings and weekends.  Looking for:

    Tuesday: noon – 7:30

    Thursday: noon – 7:30

    Friday: noon – 8:00

    Sunday: noon – closing (between 4:00 and 7:00)

  • Strong customer service and organizational skills.
  • Comfortable using computerized ticketing system, spreadsheet programs, email and word processing.
  • Tessitura or other POS system experience preferred but not required.
  • Must be self-motivated, detail oriented and have a positive attitude; Previous theatre or box office experience helpful.

Interested candidates, please submit cover letter, resume to:

Michael Comey, Human Resources Coordinator, Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
281 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Fax: 617 236 2067
jobs@huntingtontheatre.org

Overhire Positions-Electrics, Scenic Art, Scenic Carpentry

The Huntington Theatre Company is seeking resumes for skilled overhire labor in all areas, particularly Scenic Carpenters, Scenic Painters, and Electricians 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
Electrics: Attn: Kat Herzig
Scenic Art: Attn: Kristin Krause
Scenic Carpentry: Attn: Dan Ramirez
jobs@huntingtontheatre.org

Part-Time Front of House

The Huntington Theatre Company seeks part-time Front of House staff at the Calderwood Pavilion.

We are searching for dependable, outgoing individuals who enjoy the arts and interacting with the public to join our Front of House team. Responsibilities include ticket scanning, ushering, concessions sales, bartending (training provided), and supervising volunteers. Must have evening and weekend availability but some daytime availability is a plus. Candidates must possess excellent customer service and organization skills.

Requirements:  Daytime availability on Wednesdays and Thursdays a plus.
Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
Must be able to legally serve and handle alcohol.

How To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume or letter of experience to:

Julie Cameron, Calderwood House Manager
jcameron@huntingtontheatre.org

Part-Time Front of House Security Officers

The Huntington Theatre Company seeks part-time Front of House Security Officers. The Security Officer is responsible for the protection, safeguarding, and security of assets, staff, patrons, and all visitors to the Theatre. Reports to Theatre House Manager.

We are searching for dependable, detail-oriented individuals who enjoy the arts and interacting with the public to join our Front of House Security team.

Work hours may vary according to the performance schedule and will include nights, weekends, holidays, and other scheduled work periods as necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • Attends front of house meeting with all staff at top of shift, 1 hour before curtain time
  • Set up box office lobby before opening to public (stanchions, table configuring, etc.)
  • Remain stationed in outer lobby before show to direct patrons to proper windows for sales and/or will call pickup
  • Greet patrons, staff, employees, and visitors in a professional manner
  • Provide quality customer service in all interactions
  • Monitor the environment, with the ability to detect suspicious or unsafe activity
  • Follow established emergency and/or evacuation plans and procedures
  • Report maintenance concerns or fire/safety hazards to Management
  • Communicate clearly using radios, hand signals and flashlights
  • Be knowledgeable of activities of in neighboring venues to better direct guests
  • Locking and securing exterior and inner doors at end of shift
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • CPR certified or ability to successfully complete CPR course
  • Ability to pass a CORI background check
  • Previous security, law enforcement, or military experience
  • Minimum high school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and professional demeanor
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain composure
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work at both the Huntington Avenue Theatre and Calderwood Pavilion locations
  • Must be committed to working 3-4 shifts a week, although this will vary with the needs of the venues

Compensation:  This position is part time.  It pays $21.50 per hour and includes complimentary tickets to all Huntington Theatre Company productions.

How To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume or letter of experience to:

Julie Cameron, Calderwood House Manager 
jcameron@huntingtontheatre.org


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