Job Opportunities

Summer 2018 Staff Positions

 

Production Master Carpenter and Props Charge

The production master carpenter will:

  • Organize and run scenic load ins and ensuring proper execution of the design through the tech process
  • Work with scenic designers to ensure all on site scenic notes (including paint) are completed
  • Organize and run all change overs and strike – including the final season strike and return of all materials to storage
  • Work in collaboration with the Production Manager to ensure good communication between the shop and design team through the build process to.
  • Work with the Production Manager to staff all load in and work calls
  • Communicate with stage management regarding scenic questions and needs throughout the performance run – assist with repairs as needed.
  • Work with production manager and scenic designers to procure (purchase, build, or borrow) all props and furniture for both rehearsals and performances.
  • Work with and train interns on assigned technical duties
  • Maintain accurate inventory of stock materials and tools

CTC does not have an scenic shop, so the Master Carpenter works closely with the off site shop that builds the sets to ensure a smooth load in and proper execution of the design in the space.  A successful candidate will have knowledge of carpentry and ability to problem solve in a collaborative way.

Dates: June 3 – August 24, 2018

 

Compensation: $400-$450 / week + Housing as needed

Partial weeks will be pro rated

 

To Apply:  Please send cover letter and  resume including 2 professional or academic references to:

Erin Patrick (Production and Operations Manager) erin@chestertheatre.org.

Please include in your application if you have any scheduling conflicts and if you anticipate having a vehicle during your time in Chester.

 

 


 

Box Office Manager

Chester Theatre Company seeks well-organized, outgoing box office manager to handle summer season ticket sales and house management.

Box Office Manager’s responsibilities include:

  • Process ticket orders over the phone and in person
  • Answer phone inquiries and manage customer service needs
  • Supervise house management operations at all performances
  • Coordinate volunteer ushers
  • Generate weekly box office reports for Artistic Director and Bookkeeper
  • Coordinate group sales
  • Work with Operations Manager to establish a weekly schedule for administrative interns to cover both office and performance needs
  • Assit the Marketing and Development Director with other tasks as assigned
  • Work with and train interns on assigned box office duties

Previous customer service experience and basic computer skills required. Training on our ticket software will be provided.

Compensation: $350/wk

Dates: May 23 – August 24, 2018

 

 


 

 

Master Electrician

The Master Electrician will be responsible for:

  • Developing working plans from the lighting and sound designs
  • Work with Production manager to placing material / rental orders in a timely fashion
  • Collaborate with the lighting and sound designers to ensure all plans can be executed on budget
  • Load in of all lighting and sound equipment
  • Lead all change over and focus calls
  • Operate the light board for all tech rehearsals and conduct dimmer check for performances
  • Maintain the lighting and sound equipment throughout the performance run
  • Track Inventory of both CTC and rented electrics
  • Supervise and train all interns on electrics responsibilities

Dates: June 6 – August 24, 2018

Compensation: $350/wk + Housing

Partial weeks will be pro rated

To Apply:  Please send cover letter and  resume including 2 professional or academic references to:

Erin Patrick (Production and Operations Manager) erin@chestertheatre.org.

Please include in your application if you have any scheduling conflicts and if you anticipate having a vehicle during your time in Chester.