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 Carolina Theatre of Durham is looking for an Accountant to join our administrative staff. Come join a developing team of individuals dedicated to the performing arts and the role the theater plays in the community. As a small non-profit organization there are many opportunities get involved and learn about all aspects of this historic venue and its operations. You will play an important role in our company’s financial operations, ensuring accuracy in accounting and financial reporting. Reporting to the CFO, the staff accountant will be responsible for the bookkeeping and assisting with the financial reporting of the organization. If you know your debits and credits, are interested in continuously improving what you do, and want to be a part of an organization striving to drive the cultural, educational and economic vitality of the triangle this might be the job for you.

A successful candidate should have experience with accounting processes, specifically the month end closing for a small business. Strong excel skills and experience working with excel in an accounting environment is a must. You must be curious and willing to ask questions. There are multiple layers to the books and records, the successful candidate will be expected to peel back those layers to fully understand, confirm and be able to explain the accounting results.

CORE DUTIES:

  • Recording all the activities of the theater into QuickBooks, including but not limited to, ticket sales, concessions, cash management, vendor invoices, donations, payroll and fixed assets.
  • Complete the month end closing process ensuring the quality and comprehensiveness of the trial balance.
  • Reconciling balance sheet and income statement accounts against independent sources.
  • Collaborating with the CFO to ensure proper controls are in place and documented for all financial activities. Improve the efficiency and timeliness of the month end closing process.
  • Manage the accounts payable process to ensure all bills are paid accurately, timely and that expenses are well supported.
  • Improving and developing financial reporting tools for use by the senior management team.
  • Assisting the CFO in budgeting, forecasting and ad hoc strategic planning for the CFO and Board of Trustees.
  • EXPERIENCE:

  • Excel – don’t need to write code but you must be comfortable using excel for analysis and reporting, pivot tables, and v-lookups.
  • Curious, eager to learn and investigate issues – we do not have a technical manual with steps to resolve every issue.
  • Team Player – stuff happens, you should be prepared to step up and help out.
  • Detail oriented – it is still accounting.
  • COMPENSATION:

  • $45,000-$50,000
  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • 28 Days PTO
  • 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: ACCOUNTING 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.

    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 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!