Employment & Internship Opportunities

PROGRAMMING COORDINATOR

The Flynn Center is searching for a part-time Programming Coordinator to support the Event and Contract Manager in facilitating administrative tasks related to rental activity for the Flynn Mainstage, FlynnSpace, and the Amy E. Tarrant Gallery.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Field rental inquiries for the Flynn Mainstage, FlynnSpace, and the Amy E. Tarrant Gallery
  • Support the programming department in an administrative capacity as they pursue potential rentals
  • Act as the primary administrative contact for renters
  • Prepare rental lease agreements
  • Coordinate details of rental usage policies
  • Provide timely information, both internally and externally, as it relates to all aspects of rental events, including basic provisions, payments and settlements, compliance with laws, box office, front-of-house, lobby and merchandise, concessions, backstage and production, and advertising and promotion
  • Support the Event and Contract Manager in their role as the key liaison with all other Flynn departments, including production, box office, and front-of-house
  • Schedule security for rental events
  • Schedule merchandise volunteers for rental events
  • Gather details and prepare the House Manager night-of-show report for rental events
  • Support the preparation of the annual rental budgets and results tracking throughout the season
  • Prepare the post-show reconciliations for rental events
  • Attend interdepartmental meetings as required
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, plus two to four years relevant administrative experience, event coordination or similar, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired
  • Experience with promoters, managers, agents, and artists is desirable
  • Highly organized with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to recognize the need for and timing of appropriate follow-up and the ability to consistently follow through on communication needs
  • Flexibility and fluidity around task prioritization
  • Ability to deal effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups within and outside the organization
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of the performing arts is desirable
  • Enthusiastic and pleasant personality; positive attitude
  • Calm composure under pressure and when pulled in many different directions
  • Reliability in attendance and communication
  • Comfortable with new and evolving technologies; familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, database, and calendar systems

TO APPLY: 

A complete application package will include:

  • Cover letter
  • Current resume

Send application by November 18, 2016 to:
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (PART-TIME)

 The FlynnTix Regional Box Office is searching for a part-time Box Office Customer Service Representative. This is a great opportunity to become a part of the exciting world of performing arts at the Flynn Center!                                          

 The primary tasks for this position include providing excellent customer service while selling tickets and providing information about all the events that are on sale at the Box Office, including sales in person, by phone, and at off-site locations.

 DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Be informed of all current Flynn events and other regional events sold at the Flynn Regional Box Office. Be familiar with pricing and ticket sales policies and procedures.
  • Provide a wide range of information about events sold at the Flynn Regional Box Office, including descriptions of events, performance times, available seating, ticket pricing, pickup, refund and exchange policies and procedures, and other information as needed.
  • Accurately process ticket sales over the phone, at the box office window, and at off-site locations. Request and enter all necessary customer data into the box office ticketing system.
  • Accurately prepare ticket orders for Will Call and US/Canadian Mail delivery. Include applicable parking and other informational inserts. Meter postage and drop mail in the post box in a timely manner.
  • Perform various basic customer service functions. Receive, investigate and respond to customer questions or complaints in person, by phone and by mail, referring unusual problems or situations to a Box Office Supervisor as appropriate.
  • Assist Box Office Supervisors with general clerical work in the box office.
  • Assist with special projects on an as-needed basis.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school plus one year of relevant office, sales and/or customer service experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired.
  • Ability to enter data correctly; experience with general clerical skills.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service—interact in a courteous and efficient manner with customers.
  • Familiarity with performing arts box office operations helpful.

TO APPLY: 

A complete application package will include:

  • Cover letter
  • Current resume

Send application by November 18, 2016 to:
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

TEACHING ARTISTS

The Flynn Center is always interested in learning about the skills and interests of local Teaching Artists in Dance, Theater, and Music. On an annual basis we employ approximately 70 highly skilled and empathic Teaching Artists, and accept resumes on a rolling basis for current and future openings on our teaching faculty. We offer performing arts classes at the Flynn Center for community members (all ages), and we also lead arts-integration workshops in schools through our School Programs.

CURRENT OPENINGS:

FlynnArts Classes

  • Fall 2016: We are actively seeking Theater Teaching Artists with availability for Summer 2017 camps, experienced with any of the following age groups: 4-5, 6-8. 8-10, 11-15. 
  • Fall 2016: We are also seeking vocal coaches/music directors who can self-accompany on the piano, experienced with youth musical theater, for ongoing subbing and future openings.
  • Rolling: We accept resumes for teachers of any performing arts genre and any age group, for review when positions open up.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

FlynnArts Classes
• Planning and leading classes
• Collaborating with other instructors and administrators
• Evaluating and refining courses

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Several years of relevant teaching experience
• Familiarity with youth and child development and classroom management
• Strong communication skills
• Team player who is responsive to deadlines

New openings arise regularly, and we go through submitted resumes before posting positions. It is to the benefit of an interested teaching artist to submit a resume and example descriptions of genres/courses taught at any time so we have your information on file.

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter & resumé to:
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: education@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

TEACHING ASSISTANT VOLUNTEERS

The Flynn Center seeks Teaching Assistant Volunteers for our classes and summer camps. We're looking for bright, kind, efficient, and attentive individuals for current and future openings as summer camp or after school class assistants. This is a great way to obtain college credit or high school volunteer credit hours.

CURRENT OPENINGS:

• Classes
• Summer Camps 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Helping Teaching Artist to lead class/camp activities
• Redirecting disengaged students
• Modeling enthusiastic participation
• Monitoring lunch
• Leading after-camp-care activities
• Set-up/clean-up

QUALIFICATIONS:

• An affinity for and experience working with children
• Interest and experience in the performing arts (dance, theater, music, puppetry, film, etc.)

TO APPLY:

Download Application for Summer Camp Teaching Assistants

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Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: education@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

 

 

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