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Posted August 6, 2014

House Staff 2014

Theater House Staff

The Jacob Burns Film Center seeks part-time, year-round house staff to work in our three-screen, independent, art-house cinema.  Staff will be scheduled in the positions of Box Office, Concession and Usher, with the opportunity to join our A/V team who assist with the many special events we hold throughout the year.  The theater is open 365 days a year, and night/weekend flexibility is a must.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Aid in selling tickets, concessions and guiding patrons to theaters
  • High level of communication with managers, co-workers and patrons
  • Provide undivided attention to patrons while assisting them with their needs
  • Manage money handling procedures in a busy environment
  • Assist patrons with special needs
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the building; lobby, restrooms and theaters
  • Show up for shifts when scheduled, with flexibility for change in schedules
  • Remain aware of daily, weekly and monthly schedules, with knowledge of upcoming events

 

Applicant should demonstrate the following:

  • Outgoing personality with an interest or love of film
  • Experience with customer service including volunteering and interning
  • Leadership capabilities and self motivation to perform tasks and learn new things
  • Ability to think fast and remain calm in a busy environment
  • Politeness and patience with the desire to work hard and have fun

 

This is a part-time, hourly position beginning at $8.50/hr. 

Applicants must be available to work at least 3 days a week, which include 2 weekend shifts which entail Friday, Saturday and Sunday, plus at least 1 weekday.

Please send resume, cover letter, and references via email only to jobs@burnsfilmcenter.org with “House Staff 14” in the subject line of your email.  No phone calls please.

Candidates who are being considered will be contacted and requested to have a follow-up interview.

The Jacob Burns Film Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages people of any race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age and ability to apply.