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At the Everett Performing Arts Center
2710 Wetmore Avenue Everett, WA 98201
Box Office: (425) 257-8600
Tuesday-Saturday 11:00am - 7:00pm

At the Everett Performing Arts Center
2710 Wetmore Avenue Everett, WA 98201
Box Office: (425) 257-8600 | Admin: (425) 392-1942




Career Opportunites

Village Theatre is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture rich with diversity and inclusion.


Associate Director of Marketing

Village Theatre, with a current annual budget of $14.2 million and earned ticket revenues of just over $8 million, is seeking qualified candidates to fill a new position of Associate Director of Marketing. They will be part of a newly established Advancement Team, consisting of the Director of Advancement and Associate Directors from the Marketing and Development departments. This position will work with the Director of Advancement to evaluate the current marketing of Village Theatre; and make recommendations and department adjustments as needed to increase the overall performance of Village Theatre’s marketing to meet the organization’s annual earned revenue goals.

Position Overview
As a member of the Advancement Team, the Associate Director of Marketing (ADM) will work with the Director of Advancement (DA) to support the growth of Village Theatre’s artistic excellence. The ADM will manage the marketing team, and along with the DA oversee Village Theatre’s annual Mainstage subscription campaign; single ticket sales for Mainstage, New Works (Village Originals), and Youth Education productions; and enrollments for Youth Education camps and classes. The ADM will work with the DA to establish annual earned revenue goals and pricing strategies, create marketing plans to reach the goals, and work with the marketing team to implement the plans to achieve the goals. The ADM will work with the marketing team to analyze, statistically track, and evaluate marketing campaigns for season and single tickets for all programs; as well as Youth Education camp and class participant registrations.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the marketing team to fully integrate all functions of the department (i.e. public relations, communications, graphic design, social media, etc.) in a cohesive effort that maximizes resources and individual expertise.
  • Manage the marketing team to execute the annual season and single ticket marketing plans for all Village Theatre programs.
  • Works with the marketing team to analyze and identify type and content of marketing materials for a variety of target audiences as well as specific marketing plans for individual productions.
  • Articulate financial goals for each portion of the marketing plan and work with the marketing staff to develop specific steps and schedule the execution of the plan.
  • Supervise and evaluate direct reports from the marketing team. (Currently six positions.)
  • Work with the DA on the development of both long and short-term strategic marketing plans for the organization.
  • Coordinate with the Youth Education Department on the annual marketing plans for Youth Education programs, classes, and productions.
  • Work with the marketing team to analyze, statistically track, and evaluate marketing campaigns for season and single tickets for all programs; as well as Youth Education camp and class participant registrations.
  • Work with the DA on creating annual marketing budgets; and managing budget expenditures.
  • Work with the DA to set annual pricing strategies in coordination with the Executive Producer, Director of Finance, and Box Office Manager.
  • Work with the DA to create marketing plans to reach annual goals and manage the marketing team to implement the plans to achieve the goals.
  • Work with the DA to track and report results of marketing campaigns and strategies and adjust for future success.
  • Work with the marketing and box office teams to coordinate and implement telemarketing and outbound sales campaigns.
  • Work with the DA and marketing and box office teams to manage and implement annual subscription and renewal campaigns including the creation of annual Mainstage Season information, brochures, renewal guides, materials, reminders, tickets, and more.
  • Keep informed and educated on new and trending marketing technologies and make recommendations to implement new strategies as needed based on these resources.
  • Participate as a member of the Village Theatre’s Advancement Team, comprised of the DA and associate directors from marketing and development, supporting each other to accomplish all revenue goals for the organization.
  • Coordinate with DA and Advancement Team on the organizations’ communications calendar with all paper and digital communications throughout the organization in order to maintain an understanding of our conversations with our patrons.
  • Coordinate with the Advancement Team on marketing and outreach of Village Originals.
  • In conjunction with Associate Director of Development in charge of institutional giving and major gifts, coordinate presentations to community groups such as Rotary, Kiwanis, Chambers, etc.
  • In conjunction with Associate Director of Development in charge of Events and Annual Fund coordinate the marketing needs for Village Theatre’s major fundraising events including but not limited to the Annual Auction & Gala: On the Town with Village Theatre and Sing It Forward.
  • In consultation with DA, work with the marketing team, or those assigned, on design and content updates and regular maintenance of Village Theatre’s website.
  • Manage the marketing team to coordinate photoshoots for all Mainstage and New Works (Village Originals) productions.
  • Keep informed regarding youth education photoshoots for youth ed productions; and development team photoshoots for fundraising events.
  • Work with all administrative and production teams to coordinate all photo and collateral archives.
  • Attend senior staff meetings to represent the marketing team and report on marketing activities; and weigh-in on organizational decisions and conversations.
  • Attend opening nights, cultivation and fundraising events, and other Village Theatre functions as required.
  • Attend Board of Directors meetings as required to represent the marketing department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Equivalent Experience Preferred

  • A degree in performing arts management or equivalent marketing experience.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in marketing and communications in performing arts.
  • Experience in staff supervision and budget responsibility
  • Experience with analytics and ticketing systems
  • Other Skills, Ability and/or Knowledge
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Proven experience of increasing income from marketing and sales activity
  • Strong writing and editing skills, particularly in developing marketing copy
  • Experience in building relationships across an organization to support the delivery of plans and objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with a broad range of people
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • A demonstrated ability to identify marketing potential
  • Administrative skills, including budgeting, public relations, letter writing, contracting, and vendor relations
  • Computer experience with a database, spreadsheets, and word processing
  • Competent with Google Analytics
  • Competent with MS Office
  • Knowledgeable in Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
  • Knowledgeable of MailChimp or other mass email marketing platform
  • Versed in social media platforms, i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
  • Competent use of CRMs – Village Theatre currently uses Theatre Manager
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of job assignments
  • Positive attitude
  • Open, honest communication
  • Utmost confidentiality
  • Passion for Theatre/Musicals

Physical Ability

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

To apply
For best consideration, please send resume and cover letter to Frank Stilwagner, Director of Advancement fstilwagner@villagetheatre.org with the subject line “Associate Director of Marketing”. Position will remain open until filled.




Lead Sound Engineer

Position Overview:

Village Theatre, a leading professional musical theatre company, seeks an experienced Lead Sound Engineer for our Issaquah and Everett locations. This is a seasonal, part time staff position represented by the collective bargaining agreement between IATSE Local #15 and Village Theatre.
Start date for this position will be ASAP

Responsibilities include supervising and executing the implementation of all Village Theatre sound designs at Village Theatre’s First Stage and Cope Gillette Theatres.

Primarily, this individual will act as sound engineer and FOH mixer for Village Original and Kidstage shows. Village Theatre incorporates the “line by line” mixing style of many Broadway musicals and is interested in individuals who have experience in this style of mixing.

Additionally, this position will act as Lead Sound Engineer for all external and internal rental events at the various Village Theatre facilities and as such will need to possess a good customer oriented and service based demeanor to ensure all events receive top level audio support.

Specific duties will include installation of all speaker systems, console prep, equipment maintenance and upkeep, troubleshooting and repair of audio equipment, orchestra pit prep, installation and troubleshooting of closed circuit video and intercom systems, work with wardrobe department and running crew on proper wireless mic operation.

Required Skills:

  • 5-6 years professional experience in sound / audio engineering.
  • 2-3 years professional experience in theatrical sound mixing.
  • Working knowledge of Yamaha line of audio consoles.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, repair and maintain all audio equipment including wireless mics and speaker systems.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with the abilities to work well under pressure, make decisions and represent the organization well.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and at least three references to:
Adam Landry – Stage Operations Supervisor
alandry@villagetheatre.org

Village Theatre is currently seeking to increase the diversity of our applicant pool. People of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply; EOE. At Village Theatre, diversity includes, but is not limited to trans, non-binary, or gender non-conforming, all races and ethnicities (American - Native, White, Hawaiian, African, Asian, Pacific Islander, Latino and multi-ethnic).


Audience Services Representative - Issaquah

Reports to Box Office Manager and Assistant Box Office Manager

Job Summary:
Village Theatre is looking for a friendly, reliable, detail-oriented person to work in the Issaquah Box Office. Job is part time at 15hrs to 20hrs per week. Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed. EEO.

General Responsibilities:
Sell tickets and provide accurate records of sales and deposits while maintaining a positive image of Village Theatre. Work as a team within the Box Office and within the entire organization to provide superior service for Village Theatre patrons and to support each department.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service and accurate information to all patrons and visitors in a friendly manner.
  • Handle customer complaints or refer them to appropriate personnel.
  • Understand and operate Theatre Manager ticketing software to sell tickets, make exchanges, and access and update customer information.
  • Take and process single and season ticket orders for all Village Theatre events, and record the desired marketing and mailing information.
  • Accurately handle purchases and redemptions of gift certificates.
  • Assist the Box Office Manager and Assistant Box Office Manager in the preparation and mailing of season tickets.
  • During subscription season, file subscription forms daily and ensure that all filed forms have been processed.
  • Count and balance checks, cash, and credit cards at the close of each day. Run End of Day reports.
  • Ensure that till(s) have been counted and initialed as counted at the close of each business day.
  • Keep the Box Office secure at all times and allow only authorized personnel in the Box Office.
  • Prepare House Manager Report immediately following the start of each performance.
  • Perform other duties as required by Box Office Manager, Assistant Box Office Manager, or Director of Finance.
  • Attend all Main Stage productions preferably during the Friends and Family preview or opening week.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a small office
  • Ability to adjust priorities and assignments to meet patron and company needs
  • Comfortable with computers, and capable of learning new ticketing and CRM systems quickly.
  • Previous ticketing experience is helpful, but not required.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Pleasant and clear speaking voice both in person and over the phone

To Apply:
Please attach a resume and cover letter to an email addressed to boxoffice@villagetheatre.org with the subject line “Box Office Audience Services Representative position”. No phone calls or in person applications will be considered.




Audience Services Representative - Everett
Reports to: Everett Box Office Manager and Assistant Box Office Manager

Job Summary: Village Theatre is looking for a friendly, reliable, detail-oriented person to work in the Everett Box Office. Job is part time up to 20hrs/week. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed. EEO

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Sell tickets and provide accurate records of sales and deposits while maintaining a positive image of Village Theatre. Work as a team within the Box Office and within the entire organization to provide superior service for Village Theatre patrons and to support each department.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide excellent customer service and accurate information to all patrons and visitors in a friendly manner.
  • Handle customer complaints or refer them to appropriate personnel.
  • Understand and operate Theatre Manager ticketing software to sell tickets, make exchanges, and access and update customer information.
  • Take and process single and season ticket orders for all Village Theatre events, as well as rental events at the Everett Performing Arts Center, and record the desired marketing and mailing information.
  • Accurately handle purchases and redemptions of gift certificates.
  • Keep complete and accurate hard copies of season ticket information.
  • Assist the Box Office Manager and Assistant Box Office Manager in the preparation and mailing of season tickets.
  • During subscription season, file subscription forms daily and ensure that all filed forms have been processed.
  • Count and balance checks, cash, and credit cards at the close of each day. Run End of Day reports.
  • Ensure that till(s) have been counted and initialed as counted at the close of each business day.
  • Keep the Box Office secure at all times and allow only authorized personnel in the Box Office.
  • Prepare House Manager Report immediately following the start of each performance.
  • Perform other duties as required by Box Office Manager, Assistant Box Office Manager, or General Manager.

To Apply:
Please submit resume and cover letter to boxofficeeverett@villagetheatre.org with the subject line “Box Office Audience Services Representative.” No phone calls please.





KIDSTAGE Teaching Artist, Everett

Are you a theatre teaching artist looking for more opportunities to work with enthusiastic students? Send us your resume for the opportunity to be added to our roster of experienced and dedicated educators. Teaching artists are hired on a class-by-class basis.

KIDSTAGE classes & camps encourage collaboration, teamwork and communication, respect for self and others, healthy and constructive behavior choices, as well as build self-esteem & confidence.

KIDSTAGE teaching artists (in the field of acting, dance, and/or music direction) work in a fun and professional environment helping students learn musical theatre techniques. For music instructors, strong piano skills are preferred but not required.

Please send cover letter, resume, salary history, and references to:

Mauri Zingarelli
KIDSTAGE Education & Outreach Manager
2710 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA 98201
or by email






Village Theatre

Issaquah
303 Front Street North
Issaquah, WA 98027

Everett
2710 Wetmore Avenue
Everett, WA 98201

Admin Office:
(425) 392-1942

Fax: (425) 391-3242


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303 Front Street North
Issaquah, WA 98027
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2710 Wetmore Avenue
Everett, WA 98201
Box Office: (425) 257-8600

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