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Johanna Day, Katie Broad, and Reg Rogers in Oblivion. Photo by Carol Rosegg.
Employees of the Playhouse are part of a dedicated, hard-working team that helps fulfill the mission of the Playhouse.
| Development Fellow
Westport Country Playhouse is looking for hire a full time Development Fellow. The position pays a $250 per week stipend; One Year.
POSITION HIGHLIGHTS: database entry, donor research, special events support, calendar management, list maintenance.
REQUIREMENTS: Highly organized, project management skills, detail oriented. Professionalism, maturity, telephone skills, and an ability to work with high level donors, and other high-profile individuals. Respect and discretion in working with confidential information. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Experience and ease working in web-based CRM management systems. Experience in Tessitura and/or SQL a plus.
CULTURE: While there is no guarantee of future employment upon the conclusion of the year-long fellowship, the Playhouse culture is one that provides a strong foundation upon which interns may succeed and move into a regular staff position if skills are proven, and a good cultural fit. All current members of the Development team were once interns. The most recent Development Fellow has just been named Artistic & Management Associate to the Artistic and Managing Directors.
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To apply, please submit cover letter and résumé to: Development Fellow Search, Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport, CT 06880 or email@example.com.
| Facilities Manager
The Facilities Manager (FM) will maintain all buildings owned by the Playhouse. Responsibilities include management of all building systems (HVAC, electric, mechanical, etc); scheduling building repairs; negotiating and managing all related service agreements; ordering and maintaining inventory of building supplies; scheduling landscaping services, cleaning services, waste disposal, and recycling; assisting with rental events; maintaining Playhouse vehicles; and more.
- Excellent customer service skills
- Mechanical expertise
- Experience with computerized ATC systems
- Team player
- Ability to work and adapt in a fast paced environment
- Collaborative and flexible nature
- Flexible schedule
- Valid Driver’s License
The position offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits, and collegial and supportive work environment. To apply, please submit cover letter and resumé to: Facilities Manager Search, Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court, Westport, CT 06880 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
| Box Office and Concessions Associate
Westport Country Playhouse seeks a part-time Box Office and Concessions Associate.
Box Office duties include: assisting in the day-to-day functions of our Box Office including answering phones, selling subscriptions and tickets to Playhouse productions and events through our ticketing software; assisting with ticket and promotional mailings, and other duties as assigned.
Concessions duties include selling food/beverages before shows and during intermission, keeping an accurate inventory and records of daily sales. Concessions staff must maintain high sanitation/hygiene practices and adhere to the concessions dress code. At the end of each shift, concessions staff will reconcile sales and inventory and report sales to the House Manager. Concessions staff will consistently exhibit a high degree of customer service skills and a positive attitude with staff and patrons at all times. Applicants must be 18 or older, as alcohol is sold in our concessions stands.
A commitment to the Playhouse’s high expectations for knowledgeable, respectful, and conscientious customer service is a must. The Associate must be able to listen, follow Playhouse policies and guidelines, and work as part of the Marketing team.
This position requires a strong background in customer service, exceptional interpersonal skills, strong verbal communication skills, self-motivation, and flexibility to work in a quick-paced and dynamic environment; experience with Tessitura ticketing software and a general knowledge of/interest in live theater is a plus.
Qualified candidates must be available to work nights and weekends (15-25 hours a week) and will possess a positive attitude, strong work ethic and a sense of humor.
Send résumé and cover letter to email@example.com. No phone calls, please. Westport Country Playhouse is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.