Career Opportunities

Position:                                  Marketing Coordinator
PT / FT:                                   Part Time, 20 hours per week
Hourly/Salary:                          Hourly, $12-$14/hr. DOE
Reports to:                               Director of Marketing

Function
The Marketing Coordinator supports the creation and execution of all sales, development, education and food & beverage campaigns for Phoenix Theatre.

Organizational Relationships

  • Reports to the Director of Marketing
  • Works closely with the Marketing + Communications Manager and the Digital Marketing + Analytics Manager

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Acts as primary manager of Phoenix Theatre’s presence in all prominent social media sites
  • Researches new technologies and uses of social media to enhance Phoenix Theatre’s presence
  • Creates and maintains social media calendar with content for upcoming promotions, events, etc.
  • Assists in creation and execution of email campaigns
  • Assists in creation and execution of video marketing campaigns
  • Assists in managing website content
  • Creates digital press kits and archives all press, reviews and quotable materials
  • Manages content in Press Room on website
  • Edits video for digital campaigns and manages video archival for each production
  • Creates email signatures and distributes to all staff
  • Archives all press, reviews and quotable materials
  • Coordinates the creation and updating of hold music and pre-show Powerpoint slide content
  • Coordinates in-house show materials including program inserts, flyers, rack cards, signage, etc.
  • Attends community events and trade shows to represent Phoenix Theatre as necessary
  • Assists Marketing + Communications Manager and Digital Marketing + Analytics Manager as necessary

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in Microsoft Suite and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience in social media marketing
  • Experience in video production and editing
  • Outstanding writing skills
  • Organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Must be able to work well in teams as well as independently
  • Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Skills in website content management, email marketing, and nonprofit arts are a definite plus!

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.

Please send resume and cover letter to Marylou Stephens at m.stephens@phoenixtheatre.com


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 e.caruana@phoenixtheatre.com and note in the email (body and/or subject line) if you are interested in a bartending or server position.

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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 k.frederick@phoenixtheatre.com.