Careers at ATC

Assistant Properties Master

Full-time, non-exempt
Reports to Properties Master
Updated 5/21/18

Position Summary

The Assistant Properties Master will assist in the creation and acquisition of all prop elements required for ATC productions as well as outside build contracts. In addition, they will be asked to supervise overhire and IATSE crews during load-in and strike in both Tucson and Phoenix. The Assistant Properties Master will also represent the Props department at technical rehearsals and production meetings as directed by the Properties Master. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organized, able to meet tight deadlines, and have the ability to move easily from one project to the next in an efficient manner.

Essential Functions

  • Build prop elements under the supervision of the Properties Master;
  • Work with the Properties Master on the load-in, remount, and strike of prop elements for all ATC productions in Tucson and Phoenix;
  • Serve as the Properties Coordinator for ATC’s Summer on Stage program;
  • Build, acquire, and assemble pieces for additional projects and other departments as needed;
  • Assist the Properties Master in maintaining the organization and condition of ATC’s prop stock;
  • Assist the Properties Master with outside prop rentals and the loan of props to other theatre companies;
  • Work with other production department staff to maintain safe and organized work areas;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Self-motivated, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator;
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and able to meet tight deadlines;
  • Comfortable working around tools and in a scenic and paint shop environment;
  • Able to stay task-focused and positive under stress;
  • Comfortable with and knowledgeable about graphic design basics and Photoshop;
  • Sewing skills and knowledge of standard upholstery techniques;
  • Able to craft the unusual out of conventional materials;
  • An understanding of period appropriateness for furniture, hand props, and printed materials;
  • Spatial awareness and a sense of design;
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate standard prop shop carpentry tools;
  • Painting, sculpting, sewing, upholstery, and gadgetry skills preferred;
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism, and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting.

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred;
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in theatrical prop acquisition and construction;
  • Supervisory skills to supervise overhire, IATSE crews, and interns;
  • Eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license;
  • Frequent overtime. Work days could be long and include long periods or sitting and standing;
  • Must be able to lift 50-70 pounds;
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production schedules.

This is a full-time position. Due to the nature of professional theatre, periodic evening and weekend work is expected. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Submit resume and cover letter, with three professional references, via email only to Paul Lucas, Properties Master, at plucas@arizonatheatre.org. To learn more about Arizona Theatre Company, please visit arizonatheatre.org. Click here to view this listing as a PDF.

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.

Associate Director of Development

Full-time exempt
Reports to Director of Development
ATC Office Headquarters: Phoenix
(Updated 03/07/18)

Position Summary

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.

The Associate Director of Development plays a key role on ATC’s Development Team, which is responsible for raising $3.5 million annually in contributed funds. Under the supervision of the Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development works to establish long-term partnerships, strengthen existing relationships and initiate new contacts within the corporate and major gifts sectors, and provides strategic direction and oversight of private foundation activities.

The desired candidate will provide the expertise to advance Arizona Theatre Company’s interests by researching and identifying sources of support, proactively seeking opportunities to generate new proposals based on corporate guidelines and interests, maintaining strong communication ties with corporate and foundation donors and prospects, and managing and stewarding significant relationships. ATC is seeking someone who is energetic, ambitious, goal-oriented, creative, and organized, with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with a talent for building strong and productive relationships across constituencies.

Responsibilities

  • Identify corporate, foundation, and major gifts prospects and conduct research to determine interest and giving potential;
  • Develop, manage, and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for corporate sponsorships, including proposals and agreements;
  • Develop, manage, and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for major gifts prospects;
  • Arrange, conduct, and coordinate cultivation, stewardship, and recognition activities;
  • Manage acquisition, renewal, stewardship, recognition, and annual recaps for corporate and foundation partners;
  • Prepare and organize regular reports on foundation and major gifts activities;
  • Develop and administer budgets for corporate activities and special projects;
  • Work with staff and volunteers on fundraising events;
  • Work with program staff to effectively implement partner funding commitments;
  • Work directly with marketing staff to create and implement corporate activities and assets.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of progressive nonprofit development experience;
  • Demonstrated record of success in generating significant commitments from corporations, foundations, and private donors;
  • Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques, particularly in the areas of corporate, major gifts, and private foundations;
  • 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;
  • Ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective corporate, foundation, and major gifts donors;
  • Demonstrated ability to take primary responsibility for a diverse number of projects and complete them in a timely manner with limited supervision;
  • Develop new partner relationships and programs, and manage the enhancement of existing partner relationships and programs;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting;
  • Knowledge of Salesforce / Patron Manager donor management software a plus.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to atcjobs@arizonatheatre.org and reference “Associate 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.

Company Manager

Full-time, exempt
Reports to General Manager
Salary negotiable based on experience
Updated 4/25/18

Position Summary

The Company Manager is responsible for working with the General Manager on operations pertaining to the producing of a six-show season. The position will have a main focus in organizing, budgeting, and managing all travel, housing, transportation, and personal needs for the visiting artists for the season. This position also coordinates travel and transportation for staff and plans company events. The ideal candidate is personable, detail-oriented, organized, and comfortable working under pressure.

Essential Functions

  • Strategically plan all housing to fit within budget guidelines;
  • Manage all travel, accommodations, and transportation for guest artists and staff;
  • Maintain company apartments and fleet of vehicles;
  • Build and maintain community partnerships to address personal needs that may arise while artists are in residence;
  • Manage department budget and report on travel, housing, and vehicle budgets monthly;
  • Maintain Guest Artist Handbook;
  • Supervise Company Management team members;
  • Calmly and effectively handle emergency situations at any time of day or night;
  • Organize company special events such as Meet-and-Greets, Holiday Parties, and Staff Appreciation Lunches;
  • Other duties as needed and assigned.

Qualifications

  • College degree in the arts preferred;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft Word, Excel, and extensive experience with using travel search engines on the internet;
  • Familiarity with LORT and Actors Equity Association rules and regulations;
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle needed.

To Apply

Submit a resume and cover letter via email only to atcjobs@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.

Digital Marketing Associate

Full-time, exempt
Reports to Marketing Director
Updated 5/3/18

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Marketing, this position is responsible for creating, curating, and building a consistent ATC presence on all digital media and assisting in the department marketing initiatives to promote the many and diverse facets of ATC’s programs and performances. This position is based in Tucson with some travel to Phoenix.

Essential Job Functions

  • ATC Website:
    • Be the main point of contact for ATC’s website, maintaining and updating content regularly throughout the season for Marketing, and liaise with the Development and Education departments for their updates.
    • Be the main point of contact with website developer, PS Studios, for any / all functionality issues.
    • Curate and edit website to ensure all new pages / content created are in keeping with ATC’s style and standards and are consistent with the ATC voice and other collateral.
    • Edit / adapt ATC collateral for use on the website and other digital platforms. Coordinate with graphic designer.
    • Curate ATC blog to ensure that new posts appear regularly, topics are varied, appropriate, and timely to tie in with marketing and communications initiatives. Ensure blog meets ATC’s standards and style.
    • Update digital Press Room.
  • Email Communications:
    • Create and manage promotional email blasts under the direction of the Marketing Manager, Marketing Director, and Development Director.
    • Create and maintain a schedule of planned email communications across all departments.
    • Create and send any additional email blasts as requested by other departments, provided the request is made in accordance with established email policies and is scheduled so as not to conflict with other scheduled emails.
    • Generate monthly e-newsletter. Work with Marketing Director, Marketing Manager, Managing Director, and Development Director to establish content for each newsletter.
  • Digital Advertising:
    • Under the direction of the Marketing Director and Marketing Manager, provide digital artwork, copy, and ticket information to digital advertisers, including promotional partners.
    • Work with Marketing Manager on Yelp initiatives.
    • Manage and maximize Google Adwords and Google Grant marketing initiatives.
    • Maintain / manage advertising for all social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and other online partners.
    • Help generate single ticket and subscription sales through digital ads.
    • Help extend / expand the ATC brand through digital ads.
  • Social Media / Web Directory Maintenance:
    • Collaborate with Public Relations consultant, Learning & Education, Artistic, Production, and Development departments to help create engaging, story-rich social media content.
    • Maintain strategic social media posting calendar to ensure regular and consistent presence on all ATC social media platforms.
    • Maintain consistent presence for ATC in both Tucson and Phoenix markets.
    • Help generate ticket sales to support sales goals for both single ticket initiatives and subscription initiatives.
    • Help improve ATC brand in Tucson and Phoenix through strategic social media strategies.
  • Photography / Videography:
    • Schedule photography for show rehearsals and dress rehearsals for use in marketing and public relations. Work with photographer to ensure timely delivery of photos.
    • Schedule and coordinate videography for use in marketing, public relations, and digital platforms. Help with the creative and storytelling direction of videos.
    • Build lobby videos.
  • Community Engagement:
    • Assist Marketing Director and Marketing Manager with outreach efforts to expand ATC’s promotional visibility.
    • Includes attending select Chamber events and Southern Arizona Attractions Alliance meetings to represent ATC.
    • Coordinate Tucson Festival of Books booth and strategize with Marketing Director and Marketing Manager on other key festivals in each market where ATC should have a presence.
    • Assist Public Relations consultant with transportation of actors to TV / radio interviews in Tucson when needed

Required Knowledge / Skills

  • Strong copywriting and editing skills;
  • Experience with WordPress, basic HTML;
  • Knowledge of web analytics, SEM, SEO, email marketing (Emma and/or Mailchimp experience preferred), and social media;
  • Understanding of digital promotion campaigns, both paid and organic;
  • Knowledge of reporting on effectiveness of digital campaigns;
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office software;
  • Demonstrates sound organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent time management skills;
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to successfully communicate with the public, donors, and other employees;
  • Proven reliability, diligence, and dedication;
  • Flexibility regarding work schedule (nights and weekends);
  • Passionate about ATC!

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, climate-controlled work environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume via email only to atcjobs@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, gender presentation, religion, disability, or national origin.

Learning & Education Associate (Phoenix)

Full-time, exempt
Reports to Learning & Education Director
Updated 5/21/18

Position Summary

The Phoenix Education Associate is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day Learning & Education efforts executed by ATC under the supervision of the Learning & Education Director. The position’s primary responsibilities include fulfilling the education department goals, reaching to the greater Phoenix area as well as north and west Arizona education communities, delivery of education programs both on-site and in schools, supporting the education department, and executing the department strategies. The position is based in our Phoenix office with some occasional travel between ATC’s Tucson and Phoenix offices. Details of our work can be found here: https://arizonatheatre.org/education-programs/

Essential Functions

  • Assisting with marketing, operations, and communications surrounding all Education programming;
  • Managing ATC Teen and Apprenticeship programs;
  • Overseeing and coordinating with interns;
  • Assisting in coordinating and leading post-show discussions;
  • Leading workshops throughout the metro area as a teaching artist;
  • Working with the Learning & Education Director to develop new student programming;
  • Attending educational events, conferences, and grant receptions;
  • Planning and coordinating the Teacher Preview Night;
  • Coordinating with teaching artists and/or leading out-of-town week-long rural residencies;
  • Assisting with data collection in all Education programming;
  • Collaborating with the Education and ATC staff to prepare, coordinate, and execute the Summer on Stage program;
  • Maintaining and facilitating ATC’s partnership with the Act One Foundation;
  • Researching, creating, and meeting deadlines for season production play guides;
  • Supporting the Director of Learning & Education as required;
  • Other Education duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent education and/or work experience);
  • Must pass state and/or federal background check;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong communication, problem-solving, and supervisory skills;
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word and Excel) preferred;
  • Ability to work long hours at times (including some evenings and weekends), and occasional travel between Tucson and Phoenix offices and teaching residencies in greater Arizona;
  • Two years minimum arts education experience;
  • Sense of humor and playful personality.

To Apply

Submit a resume and cover letter to atcjobs@arizonatheatre.org.

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

Master Electrician (Tucson)

Full-time, non-exempt (hourly)
Reports to Lighting and Projections Supervisor

Position Summary

The Master Electrician works with the Lighting and Projections Supervisor to coordinate, plan, and maintain all of the lighting and video production needs for our unique two-city operation. This is a year-round position working on every production on the mainstage.

Essential Functions

  • Primarily responsible for assisting Lighting and Projections Supervisor with the preparation, installation, and remount of productions;
  • Programming the lighting console during technical rehearsals;
  • Assist the Lighting and Projections Supervisor with the scheduling and organization of all department crew calls;
  • Supervise lighting crew during Hang and Focus;
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining paperwork for each production;
  • Assist in the support of all guest Lighting Designers;
  • Responsible for keeping the extensive lighting and projections inventory well organized, maintained, and cataloged;
  • Assist with other special ATC events and outside rental events;
  • Assist the Lighting and Projections Supervisor in the planning, organizing, and running of Lighting and Projections Department;
  • Assist with the supervision of the Staff Electrician;
  • Attend production meetings and note sessions as required by Lighting and Projections Supervisor;
  • Work with all staff in maintaining backstage safety and organization;
  • Participate in ATC’s Summer on Stage program;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

  • Must be a self-motivated, energetic, and an effective and efficient communicator;
  • Attentive to detail, accountable, and deadline-oriented;
  • Knowledge of both Lightwright and Vectorworks;
  • ETC Ion programming skills required;
  • Able to uphold a tone of collaboration, respect, optimism, and professionalism, both internally and externally, while maintaining composure in a fast-paced setting;
  • Knowledge of projection and video technologies is a plus.

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred;
  • 2-3 years of experience in theatre lighting;
  • Knowledge of network-based lighting and projections systems;
  • Ability to operate and service all theatrical lighting equipment, counterweight flying systems, and personnel lifts;
  • Knowledge of safe practices regarding theatrical electricity and theatrical video technologies;
  • Skilled with all lighting-related equipment, cursory skill with small hand and power tools;
  • Must be able to obtain valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to work from heights (i.e. grids, catwalks, ladders, and genie lifts);
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds;
  • Available to work nights and weekends. Work days could be long and include long periods of time either sitting or standing;
  • Frequent overtime during technical rehearsals;
  • Short Phoenix residencies required based on production schedules.

This is a full-time position. Due to the nature of professional theatre, periodic evening and weekend work is expected. Relocation services are not offered.

To Apply

Submit resume and cover letter, with three professional references, via email only to Kat Seaton, Lighting and Projections Supervisor at kseaton@arizonatheatre.org. Click here to view this listing as a PDF.

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 11/05/15)

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 you are interested in and your general availability to Chris Gerling, Associate Production Manager at cgerling@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.

Professional Production Internship Program

Applications for ATC’s 2018/2019 Professional Internship Program are now available!

Internship Dates:
August 2018 through May 2019. Specific start and end dates are negotiable.

Arizona Theatre Company supports the ongoing learning of professional interns every season. Each internship is unique and created with the specific individual in mind. Our internships are built around our interns’ personal passions, abilities, and educational goals. We provide a solid and inclusive professional experience within our company that serves as a springboard to their future career.

Specific skill demands very by department, but basic requirements for any ATC internship include computer literacy, a sense of humor, passion, and curiosity.

Internships vary depending on the individual applicant and their area of interest. However, all internships at Arizona Theatre Company include:

  • Shadowing of theatre professionals, creating contacts that could lead to opportunities following the intern year;
  • Creative development with ongoing evaluation and skills-based learning;
  • Production experience: Interns are involved in all ATC productions;
  • Cross-departmental work within the company to aid understanding of how a non-profit arts organization works as a whole;
  • Space to tailor the internship to individual needs and interests;
  • Complimentary tickets to all ATC productions;
  • A supportive and welcoming environment in which to grow.

Internships are based on a 40-hour work week, with the exception of technical rehearsals, and the intern receives a weekly stipend of $150 to assist with living expenses. Housing is not provided. Non-paid school credit internships are also available throughout the season.

Types of Internships

Stage and Production Management
The stage and production management intern will assist the Production Manager and Associate Production Manager with day-to-day logistical planning, communicating with technical and artistic staff, and assisting with administrative duties, such as expense coding and production meeting minutes. You will also have opportunities throughout the season to work closely with Equity stage managers in rehearsal and performance, with the option to work as part of the technical run crew for our mainstage shows. Roles can vary from season to season, but all offer unique learning and participation experiences. Applicants for these positions should have some prior experience in stage or production management. This internship is offered as a full-time (9 months) or part-time (4 to 5 months) position.

Technical Theatre
Technical theatre internships are available in the following areas: Costumes, Props, Electrics/Lighting, Sound, Technical Direction, Scenic Construction, and Scenic Painting. Intern placement and training is based on each candidate’s current knowledge and their desire to learn. Interns will gain skills in their desired area through hands-on experience and mentorship from their on-site supervisor. Applicants for these positions should have some prior experience in their field. These internships are offered as full-time (9 months) or part-time (4 to 5 months) positions.

How To Apply:

Complete our application form and return it to us along with a cover letter, two letters of recommendation, and a current resume.

Email your completed application, resume, cover letter, and 2 professional references to Christopher Gerling, Associate Production Manager, at cgerling@arizonatheatre.org.

For More Information:

Chris Gerling, Associate Production Manager
cgerling@arizonatheatre.org

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Telemarketing Representative

Part-time, non-exempt
Reports to Telemarketing Manager
Compensation: $11.00/hr plus commission
Updated 5/16/18

Essential Functions

  • Contact individuals by telephone to promote ATC, solicit subscription sales, group single ticket sales, or for fundraising donations;
  • Handle subscriber / group sales / donor questions;
  • Provide patrons with accurate information and exercise exemplary customer service in all conversations and transactions;
  • Record any updated subscriber / group sale / donor contact info for the supervisor to input into Patron Manager.

Competencies

  • Self-motivated, friendly, 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.

Qualifications

  • Experience in the nonprofit arts preferred, but not necessary;
  • Relevant work experience in sales, marketing, or telemarketing;
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Passionate about Arizona Theatre Company’s upcoming season;
  • Must be available 25 hours per week.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume via email only to atcjobs@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.