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Careers at ATC

Costume Shop Manager (Tucson)

Full Time, Exempt
Reports to: Production Manager
Supervises: Resident Costume Designer, Staff Draper, Wardrobe
Supervisor, Lead Dresser, Costumes and Wigs Overhire and Interns
Compensation: $825/week
This position is based in Tucson, AZ.
Updated 4/29/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Costume Shop Manager serves as a senior member of the Production Staff and is responsible for the supervision of all aspects of the costume department. This position acts as a liaison between the costume designer, the artistic staff, the costume shop staff, and all other production departments. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Review scripts for all productions to identify costume needs.
  • Manage the design process from preliminary design concepts through final design package.
  • Collaborate with Costume Designers to determine the best means of executing the final costume designs within the resources and budget available.
  • Manage the procurement and construction of all costumes, costume accessories, wigs, and specialty makeup items.
  • Coordinate with the Production Manager on the hiring of additional costume personnel based on the needs of each production.
  • Work with the Wardrobe Supervisor and Lead Dresser to ensure the effective communication of information from the designer and the shop to the dressers. Also ensure that the Wardrobe department is properly staffed for each production.
  • Ensure each of ATC’s Productions transfer to Phoenix efficiently while maintaining the artistic integrity of the show. Ensure that costumes are obtained or altered to accommodate any new cast members in Phoenix.
  • Manage all costume personnel including wardrobe supervisor, drapers, stitchers, craftspeople, wig technicians, and interns.
  • Maintain detailed estimates, departmental budgets, show budgets, and expense reconciliations for all spending.
  • Supervise the daily operation of the costume shop and maintain an efficient and safe working environment.
  • Maintain stock, tools, supplies, and other equipment in the costume shop.
  • Attend production meetings, technical, and dress rehearsal notes sessions, and previews as needed.
  • Schedule all necessary fittings and provide rehearsal costumes as needed.
  • Collaborate with other department heads on interdepartmental projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Skilled with all standard theatrical costume construction and quick rigging techniques and materials.
  • Basic understanding of theatrical wig construction and maintenance techniques and requirements.
  • Basic understanding of theatrical make up techniques.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and deadline oriented.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.
  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft Office or comparable computer skills.

Qualifications

  • College degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of regional theatre management and costume construction preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to endure long periods of time either sitting or standing.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Short stays in Phoenix as required for productions. Housing provided.

This is a full-time, year-round position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Costume Shop Manager” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis.

Director of Development

Status: Full-Time Exempt
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Benefits: Eligible for ATC employee benefits package
ATC Office Headquarters: Phoenix

About Arizona Theatre Company:

Arizona Theatre Company is the official State Theatre of Arizona, Arizona’s only fully professional theatre company, and a member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT). Productions take place in both Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix (at the Herberger Theater Center). ATC maintains offices in both cities.

Position Summary:

The Director of Development plays a key role on ATC’s Development Team, which is responsible for raising $3.25 million annually in contributed funds. Under the supervision of the Chief Development Office, the Director of Development works to establish long-term partnerships, strengthen existing relationships, and initiate new contacts within all sectors.

ATC is seeking an individual who is genuinely interested in building loyalty and engagement among donors and subscribers that include meaningful and frequent engagements and behind-the-scenes experiences. Ideal candidates will also have a successful track record of identifying sources of support from corporate, foundation, and government sources, and building strategies and relationships across those sectors.

ATC is looking for a unique individual who is energetic, ambitious, goal-oriented, and creative. Our top candidates will have strong verbal and written communications styles, be organized, and have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with a talent for building strong and productive relationships across constituencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify corporate, foundation, and individual donor prospects and conduct research to determine interest and giving potential.
  • Develop, manage, and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for corporate, foundation, and individual donor prospects, including meetings, events, proposals, reports, and agreements.
  • Oversee grants, relationships, and reporting for Phoenix based government funders.
  • Administer a caseload of donors and prospective donors and help ATC’s executive leadership properly steward additional portfolios of donors and prospective donors.
  • Work with ATC trustees to recruit donors within their circle of influence, providing guidance and support.
  • Work with staff, artists, and volunteers on a variety of creative donor cultivation events including the development of a signature fundraising event in Phoenix.
  • Work directly with marketing staff to create and implement corporate engagement activities and develop and deliver assets.
  • Prepare and organize regular reports, manage to budgets and financial goals; support and add to the overall development strategies for the company.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of progressive nonprofit development or relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques. Demonstrated ability in proposal writing for varied proposal development.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of methods, practices, and procedures for obtaining information about the giving programs of corporations and foundations.
  • Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve work goals.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and networking skills with large groups as well as with individuals.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of poise and professionalism in all circumstances, while working in a fast-paced setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to take primary responsibility for a divers number of projects and complete them in a timely manner with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.
  • Arts or theatre experience and passion a plus.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce/Patron Manager donor management software a plus.

Application Procedure:

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to atcjobs@aztc.org and reference “Director of Development” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Group Sales – Patron Relations Manager

Reports to Patron Data Services Manager
Status: Part-Time, 30-40 hours per week, Non-exempt

Position Summary
Under the direction of the Patron Data Services Manager, the Group Sales – Patron Relationship Manager will be responsible for managing and coaching a small team of part-time Patron Relationship Representatives to achieve and exceed ATC subscription renewal and acquisition goals. Additionally this position is the primary point person for group sales. Key skills for this position include great people skills, out-bound sales experience, love for the theatre or performing arts a plus and working with several departments  Work with the Patron Data Services Manager to identify and cultivate prospective and existing customers, create outreach and sales messaging, and identify and close opportunities. Responsible to manage the activities and development of the Patron Relationship Representatives and create a competitive, collaborative, high performance sales team.

Essential Functions

Group Sales:

  • Responsible for generating 10% of total single ticket sales goals via group sales.
  • Identify key group sale targets in Tucson and Phoenix communities for each show production. Prospecting and follow up are essential. Build relationships with chambers of commerce, community groups, hotel concierges.
  • Generate and maintain a Group Sales contact sheet of community Activities Directors (Senior and Assisted Living Communities, etc.) Member Services Directors (YMCA, JCC, etc.) and corporate business contacts (HR managers that offer employee events
  • Create memorable group experiences which may include sales add-ons such as; pre-show cocktails (Tucson/PHX), lunch/dinner at Janos at the Temple (Tucson), Post show discussion, etc.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Set up sales presentations to community groups.
  • Coordinate sales presentations with marketing staff in Phoenix and Tucson – Invite Artistic Director or Artistic Associate Director to present when available.
  • Develop strong working relationships with Box Office staff, Development department, venue management, etc.
  • Coordinate with marketing any essential collateral needed to sell ATC shows and/or subscriptions. Collaborate with Marketing to develop and execute sales campaigns that help promote the brand of ATC and shows with the right messaging and timely/relevant promotions.

Telemarketing:

  • Ensuring the team meets the sales targets through performance management.
  • Instill a disciplined use of CRM system for forecasting opportunities, customer/sales rep interactions and customer management.
  • Managing, coaching and motivating the Telemarketing team
  • Document and report on patron needs while working closely with marketing and Patron Data Services Manager to identify gaps in call cycles.
  • Craft scripted sales pitches for subscriber renewals, acquisitions and group sales initiatives. Adjust as necessary.
  • Train Patron Relationship Reps to properly enter patron data into CRM database to ensure information is updated, correct with all relevant information including salutations for fundraising initiatives.
  • Collaborate with Marketing to develop and execute sales campaigns that help promote the brand of ATC and shows with the right messaging and timely/relevant promotions.
  • Provide daily, weekly, or monthly performance and analytic reports determined by executive leadership. This includes monthly forecast, pipeline, and other strategic reports outlined.
  • Process sales and commission reports for payroll for review by finance department and Patron Data Services Manager.

Qualifications

  • Experience in the non-profit arts preferred, but not necessary
  • Relevant work experience managing a sales or telemarketing team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Passionate about Arizona Theatre Company’s upcoming season
  • Passionate about building relationships with our patrons whether they are single ticket buyers, multi-single ticket buyers, subscribers and/or donor

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Mobility and sensory capability required for computer utilization, telephone access and communication, communication one-on-one and in meetings.  Moderate noise level.  Indoor work climate controlled.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Production Overhire – Load In, Strike, Run Crew

Part time temporary (non-exempt)
(Updated 08/06/18)

Overview

Arizona Theatre Company, Arizona’s first professional theatre company, seeks qualified crew members to add to our overhire list. ATC maintains an overhire list in Carpentry, Props, Costumes, Wardrobe, Electrics, and Deck Crew in both Tucson and Phoenix. Daytime, Night, and Weekend opportunities are available throughout our season, which runs from September to May.

 

To Apply:

If you are interested in being added to our Production Overhire list, please send a resume and references, along with which department(s) you are interested in and your general availability to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Scenic Artist

Full time seasonal, non-exempt
Reports to Charge Scenic Artist
Compensation: $13.00/hr
Position based in Tucson, AZ.
Updated 7/2/19

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Centre). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix.

Overview

The Scenic Artist will be involved in executing the painting of all scenic elements and assist the paint department in day to day operations. Candidates from populations underrepresented in technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply.

Essential Functions

  • Complete all scenic paint work on time and within available resources.
  • Occasional supervision of overhire artists, interns, or volunteers.
  • Assist in the finishes and painting of properties, under direction of the Charge Scenic Artist and the Properties Master.
  • Work days could be long surrounding tech week and there will be occasional night and weekend calls.
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Maintenance and Administrative Duties

  • Maintain ATC paint department tools, paint shop areas, and paint department inventories.
  • Assist on other ATC special events or programs as assigned by the Production Manager and/or Charge Scenic Artist.

Competencies

  • Working knowledge of standard scenic art techniques including, but not limited to, paint mixing, sculpting, trompe l’oeil, drop painting, HVLP sprayers, and the ability to easily understand and paint from provided samples and renderings.
  • Working knowledge of the brushes, carving tools, sprayers, scenic paint, sealers, and other typical materials and tools commonly used in scenic art.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and an effective and efficient communicator.
  • Attentive to detail, accountable and able to operate within deadline oriented schedules.
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced work environment.

Qualifications

  • College degree and/or equivalent professional experience in scenic art.
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license.
  • Occasional overtime and night and weekend work are required.
  • Long periods of sitting, standing, bending, and kneeling are required.
  • Able to lift and move items weighing 50 pounds.
  • Able to work at heights (Personnel Lifts, Ladders, Scaffolding).
  • Short Phoenix residencies are required based on production schedules. Shared housing provided.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is eligible for ATC’s benefits package which includes paid holidays, vacation, and sick time and health, dental, and vision insurance.

To Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, three professional references, and portfolio examples (website link, or 5-7 photos in a single PDF attachment) via email to productionjobs@arizonatheatre.org. Please include “Scenic Artist” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis.