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


Lead Scenic Carpenter

Village Theatre is accepting applications for Lead Scenic Carpenter. The Lead Scenic Carpenter works closely with the Master Carpenter, Technical Director and ATD in order to produce high quality scenery. This position requires prior scenic carpentry experience and must be able to build from drawings with varying degrees of information. The Lead Scenic Carpenter is also responsible for maintaining the shop in a clean and organized fashion.

Principal Duties and Required Responsibilities

  • Build scenery for shows produced by the Village Theatre Scene Shop utilizing techniques in carpentry, welding, rigging and automation.
  • Accomplish scenic notes as directed by the Master Carpenter and Technical Director.
  • Load-In and Strike shows as assigned by the Technical Director.
  • Lead crews for specific projects and tasks.
  • Maintain scene shop by cleaning, repairing tools/equipment and taking inventory of supplies.
  • Maintain FJG stage and Firststage by accomplishing minor repairs, cleaning, organizing, and servicing rigging systems.
  • Maintain a safe working environment.

General responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accomplish projects and tasks set forth by the Technical Director, ATD and Master Carpenter.
  • Occasionally drive trucks.
  • Shift scenery around in paint space.
  • Troubleshoot problems having to do with scenery and stage systems.
  • Support other departments at the discretion of the Technical Director and Master Carpenter.
  • Fulfill all responsibilities with a high degree of quality and professionalism.
  • Provide feedback on processes and make suggestions for improvement.

Qualified candidate will have:

  • 3 years of experience in professional theatre environment.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Good communication skills and team based working strategies.

This position is subject to the collective bargaining agreement between Village Theatre and IATSE Local #15. People of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply; EOE.
Send cover letter, resume and 3 theatre-related references to:

Brad Bixler, Technical Director
Village Theatre
bbixler@villagetheatre.org




Development & Administrative Assistant

Position Overview
The Development and Administrative Assistant is a full-time position and is split 50/50 between the Administration and Development departments.

Responsibilities for Development include support with data entry, mailings, and assistance with donor benefit events such as: backstage parties, the annual holiday cruise, and the new works cabaret. This position will also provide support for fundraising events such as the Gala and Sing It Forward. Additional work includes contacting donors for support, issuing donations to local businesses to support their fundraising efforts, and supporting development staff with all fundraising events and projects.

Responsibilities for Administration include managing administrative functions including: information systems (primarily phones and the Office 365 emails and database), office machines and equipment, administrative supplies and inventory, support the finance, marketing, and artistic leadership teams as needed with administrative functions.

The Development and Administrative Assistant will also coordinate office volunteers.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Development

  • Assist with data entry, donation processing, and outreach for Village Theatre’s Annual Fund Campaign.
  • Assist with events logistics for donor events; backstage parties, Village Originals Festival, and fundraising events, etc.
  • Coordinate research, procurement, follow-up, and data entry of auction items for Village Theatre’s fundraising events: On the Town with Village Theatre: Annual Auction and Gala, and Sing It Forward in Issaquah and Everett.
  • Process donation requests, then create and mail vouchers to local non-profit events.
  • Create, coordinate and mail donor birthday cards.
  • Maintain Board Points throughout each season, thoroughly using Board minutes and communicating with Board members and staff to ensure accuracy. Report out quarterly.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Finance

  • Enter daily checks received by mail into the check log.
  • Assist with budget entry as needed.
  • Record and report daily ticket sales and trends for The Wall.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Administration

  • Provide support to the Executive Producer with administrative and support projects as needed.
  • Distribute incoming mail and packages daily.
  • Maintain administrative supply inventory and order as needed.
  • Schedule and facilitate out-sourced I.T. professionals.
  • Schedule and facilitate out-sourced facilities professionals on a supplementary basis for the Facilities Manager.
  • Maintain and resupply postage meter as needed.
  • Ensure maintenance and keep office machines/equipment in good working order, changing toners, adding paper as needed. Facilitate service calls as needed.
  • Manage the general administrative phone line and forwarding calls to the correct contacts in Village Theatre. Also includes answering the door for deliveries.
  • Work with the Facility Manager in maintaining Village Theatre’s phone systems for all Issaquah facilities.
  • Maintain Office 365 emails and contact database for all Village Theatre employees.
  • Maintains Village Theatre phone system directory within the system.
  • Maintain box storage log and coordinate and oversee annual purge of boxes that are eligible to be destroyed.
  • Compile agendas and reports for Senior Staff Meetings on a weekly basis. (Staff absences, company events, agenda items, ticket sales, KIDSTAGE class data, fundraising data).
  • Responsible for checking in and checking out keys to employees as the are hired and leave the company.

This job description is intended as a guide only. Other duties and responsibilities may arise at the discretion of Village Theatre or the Director of Development.

Education and/or Equivalent Experience Preferred

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Work Experience

  • 2-3 years’ experience in non-profit Administration, fundraising, marketing, or equivalent experience

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.
  • Climbing stairs and lifting large objects (furniture for events, data boxes, etc.)

Other Skills, Ability and/or Knowledge

  • Computer experience with databases, spreadsheets, word processing, and Internet
  • Competent with MS Office particularly Word and Excel
  • Competent use of donor and auction databases – Village Theatre uses Theatre Manager and Greater Giving.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong writing, proofing, and editing 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
  • Experience of setting and working to budgets and deadlines
  • Experience working with and motivating volunteers
  • Experience of building relationships across an organization to support the delivery of plans and objectives
  • Basic knowledge of financial principles (i.e. balancing spreadsheets, debits/credits, budgeting)

Please send cover email and resume to:
Frank Stilwagner, Director of Development at fstilwagner@villagetheatre.org
No calls please.




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 averaging 20hrs/week with potential for full time up to 40hrs/week based on performance after evaluation period. 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, 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




Summer Arts Education Internship - Issaquah & Everett

Village Theatre KIDSTAGE seeks students 18 years of age and above for internships in our classrooms for summer. KIDSTAGE Internship programs support the development of outstanding theatre professionals by providing a structured program of training, coursework, and extensive progressive in-class and hands-on learning experiences. Designed to prepare students for careers in theatre arts, internships translate the KIDSTAGE philosophy of “Skills for Theatre … Skills for Life” into classroom technique.

Internship programs are available in Issaquah and Everett Washington and include:

  • A customized learning plan
  • 20–40 hours per week spent in the classroom assisting an experienced theatre arts educator.
  • Strong and consistent mentorship by a theatre professional
  • A progressive learning experience that can potentially lead to paid positions
  • Teaching skills applicable to career opportunities
  • The promotion of positive values through art
  • Some internships include a stipend to reimburse expenses depending on schedule or program

To Apply:
Please complete the online application form





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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Francis J. Gaudette Theatre
303 Front Street North
Issaquah, WA 98027
Box Office: (425) 392-2202

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2710 Wetmore Avenue
Everett, WA 98201
Box Office: (425) 257-8600

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