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PRODUCTION AND FACILITIES TECHNICIAN

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is currently seeking a Production & Facilities Technician. This full-time, year-round position will assist the Director of Production & Facilities in the daily operation of the Theatre, its two performances spaces, and our 50,000 sqft support facility and shops. Duties include: helping to oversee the continued renovation of our support facility, managing multiple project schedules and resources, assisting with budgeting and payroll, attending production meetings and technical rehearsals, and helping in the shops as needed. Ideal candidate has a degree in technical theatre, or equivalent experience. Must have basic skills in all areas of production (Scenic, Costumes, Props, Lights, and Sound). A basic knowledge of the systems used in commercial facilities (HVAC, plumbing, electrical) is a plus. Must be a creative, communicative, and resourceful self-starter with as much familiarity in power tools as in a spreadsheet. Must be able to handle large workloads and multiple projects at once. Must be able to work some night and weekend shifts. Ability to lift 50 pounds, work at heights, and drive up to a 26’ box truck are required. Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Steve Beckel, Director of Production & Facilities at sbeckel@shakespearenj.org. No phone calls please. EOE.

Part-Time Patron Services Associate

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is seeking personable and enthusiastic Patron Services Associates for the 2017 season. The Patron Services Associate is the face of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. The associate will be responsible for ensuring exceptional front of house experience for our diverse and growing patron base. Building relationships with long time patrons and engaging new patrons, associates will assist patrons with their needs ranging from picking out seats to helping them find their way to the theatre.

We are looking for individuals with a background in sales/customer service who are excellent speakers, friendly, and patient both in person and over the phone. Ideal candidates will have box office experience and experience with ticketing software. Experience with our ticketing software, Theatre Manager, is a plus. Daytime, evening, and weekend hours are required.

Duties include: fielding calls, assisting patrons with sales, exchanges and general inquiries, managing patron correspondences with the Box Office, cross-selling and upselling productions, making follow-up calls, assembling mailings (tickets, postcards, donation packages), entering and consolidating information in Theatre Manager, pulling basic reports, helping assistant management with maintenance and inventory of the gift shop and concessions, providing general support to the Box Office Manager and Assistant Managers.

Position is part time, hourly. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and two references to Sarah Overman, Box Office Manager.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summer Professional Training Program

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, one of the leading Shakespeare Theatres in the nation, is currently taking applications for its 2017 Summer Professional Training Program, currently named one of the Best Summer Theatre Internships by Backstage Magazine. In our 10-week intensive designed to challenge and develop emerging theatre artists, participants will be immersed in hands-on training in three first-rate venues (including our popular Outdoor Stage and our new 50,000ft2 support facility), take classes with established industry professionals and world-class artists, and have opportunities to showcase their talents in late-night projects for the company. Internships and Apprenticeships are available in all areas of Production, Administration, and Performance, and are tiered to serve many experience levels, including undergraduate students, graduate students, and young professionals searching for a place to begin their career. For specific information and an online application, please visit www.ShakespeareTraining.org