Institutional Advancement Manager
PT / FT: FT
Hourly/Salary: Salary; commensurate with experience
Reports To: Associate Director of Development
Phoenix Theatre seeks an Institutional Advancement Manager to join our dynamic Development team. Exceptional writing ability and an excitement about researching and locating grant and sponsorship opportunities is of primary importance – we will train the right person in the details. Individuals desiring a collaborative, ambitious environment and an organization-wide commitment to excellence are encouraged to consider this opportunity.
This position works with the Associate Director of Development to expand and enhance the Theatre’s corporate, foundation and government funding strategies and relationships.
Reports to the Associate Director of Development
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
This individual is responsible for institutional knowledge, research of potential funders and organization alignment, cultivation, and solicitation to meet annual and campaign goals. Responsible for donor stewardship, ensuring compliance with funding guidelines, and accurate, timely reporting to both the funder and the Development team. Prior success in securing grants from national funders, as well as developing local corporate sponsorships is highly desired.
This position writes and prepares all grant proposals and reports related to corporate, foundation, and government funding solicitations; meets with established donors and solicits new prospects in the corporate, foundation, and government sectors; works closely with the Associate Director of Development, Director of Development, senior management, and members of the Board of Directors in the identification, strategic development, and execution of institutional funding opportunities; works with the Associate Director of Development and Director of Development to develop monthly and yearly revenue goals and track progress toward reaching those goals; maintains grants/reports calendar and database solicitations, which includes timelines for cultivation/stewardship action steps and deadlines for proposals and reports; conducts prospect research which includes networking, setting meetings and phone calls to identify new funding sources; supervises donor benefits compliance; attends meetings on site in order to keep program knowledge high, as well as meetings/forums externally to acquire knowledge around funding trends and qualifications; participates in Phoenix Theatre fundraising and special events, sees Phoenix Theatre productions and experiences all outreach programs; conducts other duties as assigned.
Please send an email with your cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Julia Tilley, Associate Director of Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
House Manager — Part time, Hourly
Interviewing in July/August for September Employment
The House Manager (HM) is responsible for overseeing the front of house during Mainstage and Hormel Black Box shows. As well as the occasional third party theatre company renting out Theatre Space in either the Mainstage, Hormel Theatre, or Hardes little Theatre, or a reception type event. Primary areas of responsibility include preparing the house, the lobbies, and grounds for patrons; leading all Will Call staff and bartenders in a daily pre-show meeting; acting as the liaison between Front of House and Box Office; acting as the liaison between Production and Front of House (FOH); managing the usher team, including conducting the pre-show meeting for ushers, assigning their responsibilities and monitoring their performance; handling all patron inquiries and concerns, including seating and ticketing issues and general complaints; troubleshooting issues that may arise with the ticket scanners and leading scanner training; reviewing and approving the bar and Will Call checklist at the end of each shift; managing the thorough completion of performance reports, and; acting as lead manager when the FOH Manager or Sales Manager is not on duty.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Physical & Mental Demands and Working Conditions
*Many Positions in theatre overlap and it is not unusual to be asked to perform a task not listed in this position description. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties and working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job; however, management may revise the job tasks based on business needs including emergencies, staffing needs and workload.
Send cover letter and resume to Jennifer Pettit at email@example.com
Part Time - Will Call Associate
(Part time, hourly positon)
The part time Patron Services & Sales Associate is responsible for providing outstanding customer service while in the Box Office to Phoenix Theatre patrons. This position manages Will Call before and during shows, primarily on the weekends.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
To apply, email cover letter and resume to Jennifer Pettit at firstname.lastname@example.org
Phoenix Theatre - Fundraising Representatives
The Phoenix Theatre has an excellent immediate part time temporary opportunity for experienced and enthusiastic artists. This is part-time outbound calling work for our end of year fundraising campaign. You will be working directly for Phoenix Theatre, NOT an outsourced company. Let your passion for the performing arts and fundraising shine through!
Direct Sales Representatives make outbound calls to support The Theatre’s fundraising campaigns.
We seek to find candidates who are team players, enthusiastic, articulate and have an interest in the arts. We are looking for Representatives who can work primarily work 20-30 hours per week for 2-3 weeks with varied days and shifts including Saturdays.
Part-time, morning and evening shifts, Monday through Thursday, and Saturday morning shift. 20 hours per week minimum. Approximate dates are from November 30th through December 20th
Part-time employees receive: Base hourly rate of $10.00 with a tiered bonus structure.
The primary work location is in the Box Office/Call Center at 100 E McDowell Rd in Phoenix.
Please email a chronological resume, including all relevant phone sales experience, to email@example.com or call us at 602-889-5296. No walk-ins please. These positions will remain open until filled. Please apply immediately.
Servers and Bartenders
You will be on the front line making sure our customers have an unforgettable time. We are not easily defined and even harder to forget; we want servers who fit this description. Can you make people feel comfortable and help create the coolest live theatre experience in the Valley? Read on – because this isn’t just about finding a job, it’s about being part of the whole Phoenix Theatre experience. Speed and personality are important in equal measure.
Here’s what you’ll do:
- Welcome/greet guests and know regular guests by name, preference and needs.
- Know brands of beer, wine and liquor, as well as the ingredients for the most
common cocktails (garnishes, proper glassware, and prices).
- Know and inform guests about specialty drinks, as well as answer questions about food, beverages and other restaurant functions and services.
- Maintain cash bank and follow established procedures.
- Follow all alcoholic beverage laws, policies and regulations.
- Maintain a clean and safe work area.
You Need to be:
At least 19 years old, with a minimum of two years of serving and/or bartending experience. Able to speak, write and understand English. You should possess basic math skills, be able to handle money, and operate point-of-sale system. You’re okay standing for several hours at a time, lifting up to 25 pounds, and don’t mind working evenings, weekends and some holidays.
Our servers should be like every customer’s good-natured, fun friend who is also an expert at our menu while remembering what everyone likes and making sure every visit is unforgettable, before, during and after the show. A passion for live theatre will move you to the front of the line!
To apply, send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and note in the email (body and/or subject line) if you are interested in a bartending or server position.
Pope Professional Volunteer Apprenticeship
Phoenix Theatre, a LOA/LORT D Regional Theatre in the heart of downtown Phoenix seeks Apprentices for its 2016-2017 season. Some of the exciting shows this season include; In The Heights, Bullets Over Broadway, Billy Elliot and Beehive. Phoenix Theatre produces shows in both a 380 seat proscenium space and a 250 seat black box space for a jam packed versatile season. Come join our passionate and talented group of Managers, Craftspeople and Artists.
In the 2016/2017 season, Phoenix Theatre will be hiring apprentices in the following areas: Props, Scenic, Lighting, Sound, Stage Management, and Costumes. Candidates with skills in multiple areas are especially encouraged to apply.
To be considered you must have a Bachelor’s degree in theatre and must be seriously seeking a career in the theatre arts. Approval is based on a cover letter/resume, interview and 3 references. Please make sure your cover letter states which department you are applying for. This is a full season program; contracts start August 2016 and end June 2017. Apprentices are provided private housing and a weekly stipend for your volunteership.
To apply, please send cover letter, resume and references to Karla Frederick, Associate Production Manager at 100 E. McDowell Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85004 or e-mail email@example.com.