Careers

Box Office Agent (Tucson)

Part-time seasonal (non-exempt)
Reports to Box Office Manager
Compensation: $9.00/hour
20 hours per week, 35 weeks (8/31/15 – 5/1/16)

Application deadline: August 26, 2015

Overview

This position works as part of the Box Office team to effectively serve Arizona Theatre Company patrons.

Essential Functions

  • Assist with the processing of season and single ticket orders.
  • Assist patrons over the phone and in person with a friendly and professional manner.
  • Working performances for both nights and weekends, as scheduled.
  • Other duties as defined by the scope of the position.

Competencies

  • Friendly, personable, detail-oriented personality
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Great telephone etiquette and computer skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in fast-paced environment
  • Box office experience is a plus.

This is a part-time, seasonal position (20 hours / week). Due to the nature of professional theatre, periodic evening and weekend work is expected. Employment term is 35 weeks from 8/31/15 to 5/1/16.

To Apply:

Submit resume and letter of interest via email to Box Office Manager Michi Yamasaki (myamasaki@arizonatheatre.org), or in person to 330 S. Scott Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701, Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Master Carpenter

Full time seasonal (non-exempt)
Reports to Technical Director
Salary negotiable based on experience
(Updated 5/6/16)

Overview

The Master Carpenter is responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the scene shop floor and constructing scenic elements for ATC productions and outside contracts.

Essential Functions

  • Assist Technical Director in the development of production build schedules and with technical design;
  • Lead scene shop crew members, over hire, and interns to ensure the safe and efficient building of scenic elements;
  • Assist in leadership of load-in and load-out procedures;
  • Collaborate with Technical Director to ensure that all scene shop crew members have sufficient training, information, materials, equipment, and floor space needed for projects assigned;
  • Maintain inventory of all necessary equipment and materials used in load-in and load-out;
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness standards in the shop to ensure a safe and hazard-free work environment;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Mastery of standard scenic construction techniques;
  • Skilled utilizing a range of materials and techniques and finish carpentry;
  • Strong welding skills;
  • Skilled with all hand and power tools, scenic carpentry, and welding, rigging practices;
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator;
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and deadline oriented;
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism, and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred, but not required;
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in theatre carpentry;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and supervisory skills;
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license;
  • Ability to endure long shifts, frequent overtime, long periods of sitting and standing;
  • Ability to move items weighing 50 lbs.;
  • Short Phoenix residencies required, based on production schedule.

This is a full-time, seasonal position. Due to the nature of professional theatre, periodic evening and weekend work is expected. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Relocation services are not provided.

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter, with three professional references, via e-mail only to Phil Blackwood at: pblackwood@arizonatheatre.org.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Master Electrician

Full-Time Seasonal, Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Reports to Lighting and Projections Supervisor
(Updated 5/13/16)

Overview

The Master Electrician works with the Lighting and Projections Supervisor to coordinate, plan, and maintain all of the lighting and video production needs for our unique two-city operation.

Essential Functions

  • Primarily responsible for assisting Lighting and Projections Supervisor with the preparation, installation, and remount of productions;
  • Programming the lighting console during technical rehearsals;
  • Assist the Lighting and Projections Supervisor with the scheduling and organization of all department crew calls;
  • Supervise lighting crew during Hang and Focus;
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining paperwork for each production;
  • Assist in the support of all guest Lighting Designers;
  • Responsible for keeping the extensive lighting and projections inventory well organized, maintained, and cataloged;
  • Assist with other special ATC events and outside rental events;
  • Assist the Lighting and Projections Supervisor in the planning, organizing, and running of Lighting and Projections Department;
  • Assist with the supervision of the Staff Electrician;
  • Attend production meetings and note sessions as required by Lighting and Projections Supervisor;
  • Work with all staff in maintaining backstage safety and organization;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Knowledge of projection and video techniques a plus;
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and efficient communicator;
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and deadline-oriented;
  • Knowledge of both Lightwright and Vectorworks;
  • ETC Ion programming skills required;
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism, and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure within a fast-paced setting.

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred;
  • 2-3 years of experience in theatre lighting;
  • Knowledge of network-based lighting and projections systems;
  • Ability to operate and service all theatrical lighting equipment, counterweight flying systems and personnel lifts;
  • Knowledge of safe practices regarding theatrical electricity and theatrical video technologies;
  • Skilled with all lighting-related equipment, cursory skill with small hand and power tools;
  • Must be able to obtain a valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to work from heights (i.e. grids, catwalks, ladders, and genie lifts);
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds;
  • Available to work nights and weekends. Work days could be long and could include long periods of time either sitting or standing;
  • Frequent overtime during technical rehearsals;
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production schedules.

This is a full-time, seasonal position. Due to the nature of professional theatre, periodic evening and weekend work is expected. Salary is commensurate with experience. Relocation services are not offered.

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter, three professional references, via email only to Kat Seaton, Lighting and Projections Supervisor, at: kseaton@arizonatheatre.org.

Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Patron Services Representative (Tucson)

Part-time temporary (non-exempt)
Reports to Patron Services Manager
Compensation: $9.00/hour plus commission

Overview

The Patron Services Representative is an essential member of the Patron Services Department.

Essential Functions

  • Contact private individuals by telephone to promote ATC, ask for annual donations or sell season subscriptions
  • Deliver scripted sales pitch to donors and patrons
  • Adjust donation and subscription scripts as required
  • Handle donor/subscriber questions
  • Provide patrons with accurate information and exercise exemplary customer service in all conversations and transactions
  • Record any updated donor/subscriber contact info for the supervisor to input into Patron Manager

Competencies

  • Self motivated, friendly, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and deadline oriented
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism, and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting

Qualifications

  • Experience in the nonprofit arts preferred, but not necessary
  • Relevant work experience in sales, marketing, or telemarketing
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Passion about Arizona Theatre Company’s upcoming season
  • Must be available 20 hours per week

To Apply:

Please send an email including your resume and a statement about what excites you most about the upcoming season to Patron Relationship Manager Ron May at rmay@arizonatheatre.org.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Production Overhire – Load In, Strike, Run Crew

Part time temporary (non-exempt)
(Updated 11/05/15)

Overview

Arizona Theatre Company, Arizona’s first professional theatre company, seeks qualified crew members to add to our overhire list. ATC maintains an overhire list in Carpentry, Props, Costumes, Wardrobe, Electrics, and Deck Crew in both Tucson and Phoenix. Daytime, Night, and Weekend opportunities are available throughout our season, which runs from September to May.

 

To Apply:

If you are interested in being added to our Production Overhire list, please send a resume and references, along with which department you are interested in and your general availability to Chris Gerling, Associate Production Manager at cgerling@arizonatheatre.org.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Staff Electrician & Light Board Operator

Full-Time Seasonal, Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Reports to Lighting and Projections Supervisor and Master Electrician
Compensation: $12.00 / hour

(Updated 5/13/16)

Overview

The Staff Electrician will assist the lighting department in mounting each production and function as the lighting console operator to maintain the integrity of each production in Tucson. The Staff Electrician will also assist in the transfer of each production to Phoenix.

Essential Functions

  • Primarily responsible for running the light board for ATC productions in Tucson;
  • Responsible for maintaining the lighting/projections design after show opening, including program troubleshooting, lamp or color changes, and fixture repairs;
  • Work with Lighting Supervisor and Master Electrician or other crew members on all assigned crew calls;
  • Assist in the preparation, set-up, and/or installation of electrical-related production elements as necessary for ATC productions;
  • Assist with other special ATC events or outside rental events;
  • Assist in the support of all guest Lighting Designers;
  • Conduct regular maintenance to lighting equipment as directed by the Lighting Supervisor;
  • Assist in keeping the electrics shop well maintained and organized;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Self-motivated, energetic, and efficient communicator;
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and deadline-oriented;
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism, and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure within a fast-paced setting;
  • Familiar with operating an ETC ion console;
  • Knowledge of projection and video techniques a plus.

Qualifications / Physical Demands

  • College degree preferred;
  • 1 year experience in theatre lighting;
  • Ability to work as a team with other members of the production run crew;
  • Skilled with all lighting-related equipment, cursory skill with small hand and power tools;
  • Must be able to work from heights (i.e. grids, catwalks, ladders, and genie lifts);
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds;
  • Work days could be long and could include long periods of time either sitting or standing;
  • Frequent overtime during technical rehearsals may be required;
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production schedules.

This is a full-time, seasonal position. Due to the nature of professional theatre, periodic evening and weekend work is expected. Salary is commensurate with experience. Relocation services are not offered.

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter, three professional references, via email only to Kat Seaton, Lighting and Projections Supervisor, at: kseaton@arizonatheatre.org.

Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.