Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc

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The Carolina Theatre is always looking to expand its pool of well-qualified employees with experience in certain areas of operations related to live events and cinema.

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

Overview:

Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is committed to a high standard of safety and customer care. We have implemented multiple measures to prevent COVID-19 from spreading within our company and from being transmitted to our artists and guests. As an additional measure, The Carolina Theatre is mandating COVID-19 vaccines for all workers to reduce the risk of harm to employee and customer health. This policy is intended to comply with all state and local laws and to be in alignment with guidance from the CDC and EEOC.

Personnel Covered by This Policy:

Due to the nature of our business and our employees’ and volunteers’ close contact with touring artists and with thousands of guests each week, we are requiring vaccination against COVID-19 for all employees, volunteers, and on-site personnel of all vendors. We see this as an important step to avoid closure of the theater and to avoid increasing the potential risk and harm to the safety and health of our team, our artists, and our guests.


Current Openings

The historic nonprofit Carolina Theatre of Durham is seeking an experienced Concessions Clerk. This position is responsible for preparing and selling concessions at films and live events, treating guests courteously and efficiently, and ensuring the accurate reporting of sales.

The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which manages the City-owned historic Carolina Theatre complex including the 1,000-seat historic Fletcher Hall and two cinemas which screen independent film, as well as festivals and retrospectives, 365 days per year. The organization presents more than 50 Star Series performances per year in Fletcher Hall and provides more than 35 educational performances for more than 15,000 schoolchildren from 12 counties in our Arts Discovery series. Fletcher Hall is also home to a number of performing arts resident companies and hosts a variety of non-profit and commercial events throughout the year.

CORE DUTIES:

  • Provide a quality customer service experience to all guests. Greet guests with a smile and fill orders quickly.
  • Be a team player – help colleagues and be proactive.
  • Gain sufficient knowledge to use all equipment including: point of sales system, popcorn machine, soda machine, coffee maker and kegerator. Help keep equipment in good working order and immediately report any issue with equipment.
  • Assist Operations Department/House Managers with clean-up of theaters, lobby or other areas as needed.
  • Properly clean all concession areas and equipment at the end of the shift.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Candidates should have experience as a concessions clerk or a similar role.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate should be experienced in customer service and have the ability to work well under pressure. Candidate should work quickly, efficiently and accurately to maintain a positive guest experience.

This position requires a friendly and professional attitude with all guests and colleagues.

This position requires the ability to lift 50 lbs.

COMPENSATION:

This part-time position starts at $10.00/hour plus tips. Hours are variable and include nights and weekends.

TO APPLY:

Please send RESUME & REFERENCES in PDF Format along with a short paragraph or two explaining how your experience specifically fits our job descriptions and requirements to HR@carolinatheatre.org.

To ensure correct routing, email subject should read: CONCESSIONS CLERK

The Carolina Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, values a diversity of people and experiences, and strongly encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Thank you!

The Carolina Theatre of Durham is currently seeking a Lighting Manager.

Reporting to the Technical Director, the Lighting Manager will support the Production Department with regard to all lighting systems and related equipment. Nights and weekends are required and candidates should expect a variable schedule based on production needs. An outgoing personality, industry experience and knowledge of event logistics preferred. Incumbent will possess knowledge of lighting solutions within the event production industry. Ability to work with all aspects of Lighting systems including ETC, High End, etc. is required.

Because this position is a part of the Production Department, our ideal candidate is expected to have experience with crew management and job site leadership skills, a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience preferred. Candidate must also be able to successfully interact with clients on site and maintain a professional demeanor at all times. Proper and safe setup, operation, and strike of all electrics, video, audio, and staging equipment and working comfortably at heights of 100’ in various rigging apparatus may be required. As the position involves the running of shows, the employee will work long hours including evening and weekend hours, and may potentially work over 40 hours per week, especially during our Spring and Fall seasons. Complete all other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Facilities & Production, or the Technical Director.

CORE DUTIES:

  • Advancing the technical needs of nationally touring concerts, comedy, dance, theatrical shows, and ensuring the safe, and efficient execution of each.
  • Supervise crew and crew calls for shows as scheduled by the TD.
  • Act as House Head LX.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Leadership · Initiative · Judgment · Communication Skills · Planning and Organization · Management of Resources · Customer Focus · Teamwork · Technical Knowledge · Work Habits · Creativity
  • Business & Organization Knowledge – Having knowledge of the Carolina Theatre’s business involves understanding our industry and how the incumbent’s position and knowledge plays an important role in the success of the organization. It also includes the ability to acquire new knowledge of our industry and using this information to get things done.

The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which manages the City-owned historic Carolina Theatre complex including the 1,000-seat historic Fletcher Hall and two cinemas which screen independent film, as well as festivals and retrospectives, 365 days per year. The organization presents more than 50 Star Series performances per year in Fletcher Hall and provides more than 35 educational performances for more than 15,000 schoolchildren from 12 counties in our Arts Discovery series. Fletcher Hall is also home to a number of performing arts resident companies and hosts a variety of non-profit and commercial events throughout the year. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, strongly value a diversity of people and experiences, and encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience
    • BA in Lighting or related field preferred.
    • Equivalent experience.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Work in an environment with moderate to loud noise level.

COMPENSATION:

This full-time, exempt management position includes health, dental, vision, disability, and life
insurance benefits, a 403b retirement program, and a generous PTO benefit. The pay range is $45,000 – $48,000 based on skills and experience. Hours are variable and include nights, weekends, and holidays. Relocation expense reimbursement is not available.

TO APPLY:

Please send RESUME & Cover Letter in PDF Format to HR@carolinatheatre.org.

To ensure correct routing, email subject should read: PRODUCTION.

 

 

 

 

The Carolina Theatre of Durham is currently seeking Part-Time Stagehands in all disciplines including Loaders, Spot-ops, Video-ops, Audio-ops & engineers, Lighting ops, riggers, and fly-ops.

The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which manages the City-owned historic Carolina Theatre complex including the 1,000-seat historic Fletcher Hall and two cinemas which screen independent film, as well as festivals and retrospectives, 365 days per year. The organization presents more than 50 Star Series performances per year in Fletcher Hall and provides more than 35 educational performances for more than 15,000 schoolchildren from 12 counties in our Arts Discovery series. Fletcher Hall is also home to a number of performing arts resident companies and hosts a variety of non-profit and commercial events throughout the year.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma
    • 2 years minimum Stage Production experience or education.
    • Experience in stage lighting, pro audio and video systems preferred.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Work in an environment with moderate to loud noise level.

We prefer those with training or experience but will consider those new to the industry.

COMPENSATION:

This part-time position starts at $17.00/hour. Hours are variable and include nights and weekends.

TO APPLY:

If available, please send RESUME & REFERENCES in PDF Format along with a short paragraph or two explaining how your experience specifically fits our job descriptions and requirements to HR@carolinatheatre.org.

To ensure correct routing, email subject should read: PRODUCTION STAFF

The Carolina Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, values a diversity of people and experiences, and strongly encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Thank you!