Employment & Internship Opportunities

ARTIST SERVICES COORDINATOR

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE - BOX OFFICE

TEACHING ARTISTS

SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEERS

 

The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are strongly encouraged.

These general position outlines illustrates the type of work that characterizes the Job Classification. They are not an all-encompassing statements of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to the classification.

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ARTIST SERVICES COORDINATOR

Full-time, non-exempt position with benefits

To coordinate artist services (catering, transportation, and hotel) and contracts for Flynn-presented events.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Artist services for Flynn-presented events

  • Advance Flynn season and student matinee series and coordinate artists services to include catering, transportation, and hotel
  • Serve as a key liaison for the Flynn Center with artists and tour managers providing clear and comprehensive communications in advance of artist visits
  • Act as the liaison with other Flynn departments and outside vendors in executing the needs for each event
  • Serve as a Flynn representative on show nights as needed
  • Greet artists to help establish a welcoming and helpful environment; provide attentive and professional service from arrival to departure
  • Monitor the accuracy of cast expenses in monthly show reports

 Contracts for Flynn-presented events

  • Assist in processing and management of artist contracts for the Flynn season, student matinee series, and the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
  • Review artist riders and communicated changes with artists/agents and internal staff
  • Facilitate visa applications

 Administrative tasks

  • General accounting, including processing of invoices and writing/tracking of check requests
  • Fulfill patron accessibility requests in advance to include American Sign Language interpretation and audio description
  • Schedule the changes for the Main Street marquee
  • Perform related duties as necessary

 SUPERVISION RECEIVED

  • Supervision received from the Programming Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired
  • Excellent ability to handle and keep track of details
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Effectively deal with a broad range of individuals and groups within and outside the organization
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to work evening and weekend hours based on event schedules
  • Computer proficiency
  • Interest in the performing arts is desirable

*** IMPORTANT*** This position requires a motor vehicle report that shows a driving/license history that is acceptable to the Flynn’s insurance company at the time of hire and maintenance of that acceptability during employment and appropriate levels of insurance coverage. These terms are mandatory and a condition of employment for this position. 

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter & resumé byJuly 27, 2018 to:
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE


 

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE - BOX OFFICE (Part time)

sell tickets and provide information about various Flynn Center events and many events at regional venues, in person at the box office, by phone and at off-site locations.To perform basic customer service functions. Must be available evenings and weekends on a part-time basis.

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 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 are acquired.
  • Data entry skill and general clerical skill required.
  • Above average Customer Service skills.
  • Ability to deal courteously and efficiently with customers, including ability to describe events and explain seating options and ticket pricing and sales policies.
  • Familiarity with performing arts box office operations helpful.

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: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

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SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEERS

The Flynn Center seeks Summer Camp 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 Volunteers. This is a great way to obtain college credit or high school volunteer credit hours.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Helping Teaching Artist to lead class/camp activities
• Redirecting disengaged students
• Modeling enthusiastic participation
• Monitoring lunch
• 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.)

CAMPS IN NEED OF VOLUNTEER:

Dates

Times

Camp

Ages

Stipend offered

Location

Instructor Name

July 16-20

8:30am-3pm

Horses, Snails, & Fairy Tales

6-8

 $100

Shelburne Farms

Alex Hudson

July 30 - August 3

8:30am-3pm 

Magic Tree House Adventures

6-8

 $100

The Flynn

Emily Benway

August 6-10

8:30am-4pm 

Frozen KIDS Pilot Production

9-13

 $100

The Flynn

Tim Maynes

TO APPLY (Applications accepted on a rolling basis):

1. Fill out online Flynn volunteer application

2. Download Application for Summer Camp Teaching Assistants (To fill out this application, you must download and save a copy, send to FlynnArts Manager Sarah Caliendo)

 

Sarah Caliendo
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Education Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: flynnarts@flynncenter.org 
No phone calls, please. EOE

 

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TEACHING ARTISTS

The Flynn Center seeks Teaching Artists in Dance, Theater, and Music. We're looking for highly skilled and empathetic individuals for current and future openings on our teaching faculty. We offer classes in schools for PreK – 12th graders as well as at the Flynn Center for community members of all ages. 

CURRENT OPENINGS:

School Programs

  • Dance, Theater and Music Arts Integration in Schools

FlynnArts Classes

  • Accepting resumes for any genre
  • Rolling: We accept resumes for teachers of any performing arts genre and any age group, for review when positions open up.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

School Programs

  • Knowledge of or openness to learn the Flynn's Words Come Alive approach to arts integration
  • Planning and co-teaching arts integrated curriculum with classroom educators
  • Planning and implementing professional development workshops for teachers
  • Evaluating, refining and documenting lessons

 Flynn Arts Classes

  • Planning and leading classes
  • Documenting course goals and outlines
  • Collaborating with other instructors and administrators
  • Evaluating and refining classes

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
  • Enthusiasm for the Flynn Education Department’s core mission of inclusion that “Everybody Belongs!”
  • Familiarity with standards and curriculum planning (School Programs)
  • Reliable auto transportation required (School Programs)

Although current teaching openings are for School Programs, new openings arise regularly. 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: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

  

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