Employment & Internship Opportunities

FLYNNSPACE MANAGER / TECHNICAL SUPPORT STAFF

The FlynnSpace Manager will manage and maintain FlynnSpace, the 180-seat alternative performance and cabaret space of the Flynn Center.   

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    Act as House Manager for FlynnSpace for days/nights of show:
    • Both for outside users and for Flynn Presentations, the Manager will open and close the theatre, supervise all volunteers and workers, including concessions, tech, and ushers, act as the welcoming host to the audience, and work with users according to their needs.
    • For Flynn shows requiring minimal technical support, the Manager will set up and operate the sound and/or lighting boards.
    • For Flynn shows requiring additional technical support, the Manager determines the personnel needs and makes a request to the local Business Agent, prepares stage crew schedules and time sheets, and submits the approved time sheets to HR for processing.
    • Operate the bar and concession area, account for sales through the cash register, and reconcile sales with receipts.
    • Review staffing needs and schedule other House Manager and/or Bartender support for shows, as needed. 

    Act as Liaison to users of FlynnSpace:
    • After the user books a date in FlynnSpace through the Programming Department, the FlynnSpace Manager will work with the user to determine their technical needs and schedule, including the configuration of the space, outline their responsibilities in using the space, and contract the space according to what needs are determined.
    • Communicate and coordinate, in a timely manner, any special technical needs to the Flynn Production Department that are not in the standard FlynnSpace package.
    • Oversee the final settlement with users including a review of the equipment and facilities and any potential damage costs.

    Maintenance of FlynnSpace & Equipment:
    • Oversee the maintenance of FlynnSpace, including the storage area, tech booth, dressing rooms, auditorium, and bathrooms.
    • Coordinate custodial needs with the Flynn Facilities Director.
    • Works closely with the Flynn Production Director to oversee and maintain technical equipment inventory.

    Production Assistant for Flynn MainStage performances as needed:
    • When scheduling and work-load permits, the Manager will be part of the Production Department team for Flynn MainStage events.Supervision Exercised
    Oversee ushers, concession volunteers, bartenders, technical stage employees, user-supplied ushers, other technical support persons, and house managers (from 3 to 10 people per event).Supervision Exercised
    Oversee ushers, concession volunteers, bartenders, technical stage employees, user-supplied ushers, other technical support persons, and house managers (from 3 to 10 people per event).

Supervision Exercised

Oversee ushers, concession volunteers, bartenders, technical stage employees, user-supplied ushers, other technical support persons, and house managers (from 3 to 10 people per event).

Supervision Received

The Manager reports to the Artistic Director but will have close ties to both the Production and Facility Directors and be expected to attend interdepartmental meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Experience/Knowledge Required:
• A broad knowledge of theatre operations, including general operating knowledge of sound and lighting consoles and instruments.
• Prior experience in activity management is desirable.

Key Skills & Abilities:
• Enthusiastic and pleasant personality.
• Exhibit a positive attitude.
• Ability to give, receive and act on feedback.
• Remain calm and composed under pressure.
• Ability to take responsibility for the overall management of the FlynnSpace operations and space.
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to deal effectively and collegially with a broad range of individuals/groups within and outside of the Flynn.
• Willingness and ability to work flexible hours and schedules, as the business requires.
• Reliability in attendance and communication.
• Ability to learn and adhere to safety and other policies regarding people and equipment.
• Physical ability to perform all essential jobs including lifting and moving heavy equipment, furniture, and concessions products weighing up to 60 pounds.
• Skill and strength in setting up and changing the space configuration.
• Must be organized and possess an attention to detail.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume by April 26 to:

 Flynn Center for the Performing Arts 
Human Resources Department
Attn:  Cherie Marshall
153 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Or email to: cmarshall@flynncenter.org



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