Careers

Assistant Properties Master (Tucson)

Full time seasonal (non-exempt)
Reports to Properties Master
Salary negotiable based on experience
(Updated 05/2017)

Overview

The Assistant Properties Master will assist in the creation and acquisition of all prop elements required for ATC productions as well as outside build contracts. In addition, they will be asked to supervise overhire and IATSE crews during load-in and strike in both Tucson and Phoenix. The Assistant Properties Master will also represent the Props department at technical rehearsals and production meetings as directed by the Properties Master. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organized, able to meet tight deadlines, and have the ability to move easily from one project to the next in an efficient manner.

Essential Functions

  • Build prop elements under the supervision of the Properties Master;
  • Work with the Properties Master on the load-in, remount, and strike of prop elements for all ATC productions in Tucson and Phoenix;
  • Build, acquire, and assemble pieces for additional projects and other departments as needed;
  • Assist the Properties Master in maintaining the organization and condition of ATC’s prop stock;
  • Assist the properties Master with outside prop rentals and the loan of props to other theatre companies;
  • Work with other production department staff to maintain safe and organized work areas;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies:

  • Self-motivated, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator;
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and able to meet tight deadlines;
  • Comfortable working around tools and in a scenic and paint shop environment;
  • Able to stay task-focused and positive under stress;
  • Comfortable with and knowledgeable about graphic design basics and Photoshop;
  • Sewing skills and knowledge of standard upholstery techniques;
  • Able to craft the unusual out of unconventional materials;
  • An understanding of period appropriateness for furniture, hand props, and printed materials;
  • Spatial awareness and a sense of design;
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate standard prop shop carpentry tools;
  • Painting, sculpting, sewing, upholstery, and gadgetry skills preferred;
  • 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;
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in theatrical prop acquisition and construction;
  • Supervisory skills to supervise overhire, IATSE crews, and interns;
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license;
  • Frequent overtime, work days could be long and include long periods of sitting and standing;
  • Must be able to lift 50 – 70 pounds;
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production schedules.

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter, with three professional references via email only to Paul Lucas, Properties Master, at: plucas@arizonatheatre.org.

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 offered.

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.

Company Manager

Full time exempt
Reports to Artistic Director
Salary negotiable based on experience
(Updated 04/2017)

Overview

The Company Manager is responsible for providing exceptional hospitality to guest artists in Tucson and Phoenix. This includes attending to all travel, housing, transportation, and personal needs. This position also coordinates travel and transportation for staff and plans company events. The ideal candidate is extremely personable, warm, detail-oriented, organized, and comfortable working under pressure.

Essential Functions

  • Strategically plans all housing to fit within budget guidelines;
  • Manages all travel, accommodations, and transportation for guest artists and staff;
  • Maintains company apartments and fleet of vehicles;
  • Builds and maintains community partnerships to address personal needs that may arise while artists are in residence;
  • Manages department budget and reports on travel, housing, and vehicle budgets monthly;
  • Maintains Guest Artist Handbook;
  • Supervises Company Management Assistants and/or Interns;
  • Calmly and effectively handles emergency situations at any time of day or night;
  • Organizes company special events, such as Meet-and-Greets, Between-Show Meals, Holiday Parties, and Staff Appreciation Lunches;
  • Shares 24-hour on-call duties with Assistant Company Manager;
  • Other duties as needed.

Qualifications

  • College degree in the arts preferred;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and extensive experience with using travel search engines on the Internet;
  • Familiarity with LORT and Actors Equity Association rules and regulations;
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle needed.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and a resume via email only to: atcjobs@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 Carpenter (Tucson)

Full time seasonal (non-exempt)
Reports to Technical Director
Salary negotiable based on experience
(Updated 05/2017)

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 staff 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 staff 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 weighting 50 pounds;
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production schedules.

To Apply:

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

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 offered.

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.