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Part-Time Theatre Associate | Part-Time Theatre Supervisor

Sioux Falls State Theatre
Part-time Theatre Associate

The Sioux Falls State Theatre is looking for talented, enthusiastic employees. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-oriented startup environment, and are interested in providing excellent customer service, we would love to have you join our team!

All our employees are cross trained, so they can help and work in a wide variety of capacities. It is never boring working at a movie theatre!

As a part-time position, we are happy to employ students, retirees, and those with full-time jobs. You just need to be over 21 (we serve alcohol). We will do everything we can, within reason, to accommodate a wide variety of schedules. Staff will be required to work most weekends and holidays, as they will be some of our busiest times. While we work with everyone to make sure they have time with their families we also must make sure the theatre is staffed.

Theatre Associate Job Description:

Hours: 6-30 hours/week including nights, weekends and holidays.

Compensation: $12.00/hr.

Job Requirements and Responsibilities:

Theatre Associates are the face of the Theatre and an indispensable part of a team that provides the best possible experiences for our guests. YOU are the reason our guests keep coming back. You must be at least 21 to join us and take the fun of film seriously. We will count on you to always be friendly and enthusiastic as you help our guests.

Theatre Associates perform ALL the following roles:

  • Cashier–work the register, handle cash, credit and debit transactions
  • Concessionist– make popcorn, serve food and beverages to customers, sell alcohol, and enforce age restrictions
  • Usher–serve as the gatekeeper and direct guests and enforce security protocol
  • Ticketing agent–sell tickets, memberships, and gift cards, know the current film plots, and show times
  • Superb team member–maintain cleanliness of concession equipment, counters, lobby, restrooms, and theater; have regular and consistent attendance; look the part with neat personal appearance and cleanliness; keep cool, courteous and efficient under pressure; wear a smile

Our Theatre Associates are:

  • Excited to join our team and learn new skills
  • Enthusiastic about the arts, particularly film
  • Able to communicate clearly with guests, volunteers, coworkers, and managers
  • Willing to do what it takes to get the job done and create a great experience for guests
  • Willing to have fun at a cool job

Experience in a restaurant, retail or another customer service/hospitality job is a plus.

Physical Demands: Walking, kneeling, crouching, stooping, bending, climbing stairs, squatting and the ability to be on your feet for up to 3 hours at a time. Reaching, gripping, pushing, pulling, grasping, lifting (overhead and waist level) up to 50 pounds.

Computer and online skills including keyboarding, using the phone, performing manual dexterity and fine motor skills for operating concession and ticketing equipment.

Please email a resume and cover letter to steven@siouxfallsstatetheatre.org. No calls, please.


 

Sioux Falls State Theatre
Part-time Theatre Supervisor

The Sioux Falls State Theatre is looking for talented, enthusiastic Theatre Supervisor. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, and are interested in providing excellent customer service, we would love to have you join our team!

The Theatre Supervisor will assist the General Manager in the overall operation of the theater during showtimes and will serve as a brand ambassador who reinforces the goals, values, and mission of the State Theatre. The Theatre Supervisor is responsible for assisting with all Front-of-House functions of the theatre including but not limited to guest services, box office and concessions. The Theatre Supervisor will also make sure theatre operations run smoothly in the absence of the General Manager and/or Executive Director.

Theatre Supervisor Job Description:

Hours: 30 hours/week, specifically on nights, weekends and holidays.

Compensation: Hourly/DOE

Theatre Supervisor performs ALL the following roles:

  • Responsible for theater operations during box office hours and showtimes.
  • Ensure that each guest receives a great movie-going experience.
  • Provide leadership, supervision, and direction to staff and volunteers.
  • Implement and follow company standard operating procedures including; maintenance, cleaning & maintaining a safe environment.
  • Fills in as needed in absence of a Theatre Associate.
  • Make sure films run smoothly, including sound and masking adjustments, picture quality, etc.
  • Supports General Managers decisions in communication with the staff.
  • Spends time working in all theatre job functions.
  • Reports the need for building, property, and equipment repairs to the General Manager.
  • Promptly address and fix any technology issues that come up during showings.
  • Properly account for cash, inventory, and all goods maintained in the theater.
  • Ensure company policy & procedures are followed & implemented in day to day operations.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Proven leadership and motivational skills.
  • Availability to work evening hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Requires regular and consistent attendance.
  • Displays a professional appearance and is a positive role model.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Equally comfortable communicating, negotiating, and working with guests, peers, direct reports, vendors or partners.
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions requires certain physical standards to include lifting, reaching, bending, kneeling, ascending and descending stairs, and listening.
  • High guest satisfaction expectations and focus.
  • Resourceful problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated and results driven.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and delegate projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Holds self and others accountable to consistently maintain high-performance standards.

Qualifications:

  • 1 year experience as a Supervisor or Assistant Manager REQUIRED.
  • Availability to work during holidays, nights, and weekends with increased hours during peak times

Physical Demands: Walking, kneeling, crouching, stooping, bending, climbing stairs, squatting and the ability to be on your feet for up to 5 hours at a time. Reaching, gripping, pushing, pulling, grasping, lifting (overhead and waist level) up to 50 pounds.

Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be added at any time per the business needs.

Please email a resume and cover letter to steven@siouxfallsstatetheatre.org. No calls, please.

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