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CONCESSIONS MANAGER
The Concessions Manager ensures the accurate, friendly, and efficient operation of the BCT Concessions while providing services to concessions-purchasing patrons. The Concessions Manager reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for meeting budget expectations regarding concession sales and expenses; ensuring accuracy of the concessions staff’s transactions, reports, and deposits; supporting concessions staff with training and supervision, including conducting staff evaluations; efficiency and cleanliness of the concessions area during show shifts; ongoing efficiency and cleanliness of the concessions area; organization and inventory reports of concession items to ensure consistent and efficient ordering of product; and coordination with the Event Manager regarding staff scheduling. The Concessions Manager is expected to work 95% or more of the show shifts, as well an hour each week of administrative time.

The ideal candidate would have food service experience with a high level of performance, be outgoing, detail-oriented, interested in working in a team environment, and able to effectively motivate and lead others. This position works closely with the Event Manager and House Managers for each show, requiring intense coordination, cooperation, and a commitment to the systems we use to track transactions, inventory, and high quality customer service. This position will require eventual mastery of Square (our point of sale system) through training and self-motivated learning. A demonstrated ability to adopt new systems quickly and to efficiently manage and optimize a high volume sale environment is essential.

The Concessions Manager is responsible for:

  • Providing direct customer service to patrons (70%)
  • Training and supervision of concessions staff (10%)
  • Organizing, stocking, and reporting inventory and other items (5%)
  • Coordination with Event Manager and Executive Director regarding staffing and sales goals (5%)

Schedule
Varies from week to week depending on event schedule, but is typically a 3-5 hour shift, 3-4 times a week, usually 5:30/6:30pm – 9:30pm/10:30pm. The schedule is set 3-4 months in advance. Scheduling flexibility required, this is not a good position for someone who has other firm commitments during evening or weekend hours.

Pay Rate and Benefits
$13.25/hour starting salary

Benefits
Immediate:
– Double time when required to work on any of the 9 paid BCT holidays
– Parking pass for free downtown parking for most shifts

After successful completion of three-month probationary period:
– Access to free tickets to shows at the BCT

After one year:
– Eligibility for merit incentive (bonus)
– Matching retirement contributions to a SIMPLE IRA up to 3% of your salary

Apply to
Danielle McClelland, Executive Director
director@buskirkchumley.org
resumes and cover letters accepted through Tuesday, July 23
Please include an explanation of how a part-time position suits your needs in your cover letter.


CONCESSIONS STAFF
The concessions staff members ensure the accurate, friendly, and efficient operation of the BCT concessions while providing services to concessions-purchasing patrons. Concessions staff members report to the Concessions Manager and are responsible for:

  • dependability and timeliness regarding all scheduled shifts;
  • attending a monthly, paid staff meeting;
  • working respectively within a team environment;
  • efficiently and accurately conducting transactions with customers with good humor and spirit;
  • utilizing an electronic point of sale system and balancing a cash drawer;
  • following all organizational procedures regarding shift set up, tear down, cleaning, and restocking; and
  • maintaining efficiency and cleanliness of the concessions area during show shifts.

The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years food service experience with a high level of performance, be outgoing, detail-oriented, and interested in working in a team environment.

Schedule
Varies from week to week depending on event schedule, but is typically a 3-5 hour shift, 1-2 times a week, usually 5:30/6:30pm – 9:30pm/10:30pm.

Expect to work an average of 5-10 hours per week, some weeks will require more hours, some less. The schedule is set 3-4 months in advance. Scheduling flexibility is required.  This is not a good position for someone who has other firm commitments during evening or weekend hours.

Pay Rate and Benefits
$12.00/hour starting salary

Benefits
Immediate:
– Double time when required to work on any of the 9 paid BCT holidays
– Parking pass for free downtown parking for most shifts

After successful completion of three-month probationary period:
– Access to free tickets to shows at the BCT

After one year:
– Eligibility for merit incentive (bonus)
– Matching retirement contributions to a SIMPLE IRA up to 3% of your salary

Apply to:
Danielle McClelland, Executive Director
director@buskirkchumley.org
resumes and cover letters accepted through Tuesday, July 23
Please include an explanation of how a part-time position suits your needs in your cover letter.


POSTERING ASSISTANT
The Buskirk-Chumley Theater wants the entire community to know about events happening at the theater and uses posters to help market those events. The Poster Assistant assists in this effort by distributing posters across the community on an irregular/as-needed schedule. Posters and supplies must be picked up during box office hours and leftover posters and supplies must be returned that same day or on the following day. This position is also responsible for using our designated poster routes and bringing back information to help us keep those routes up-to-date, such as when stores close or posting instructions change.

Some routes are walkable and others will require a vehicle or use of the bus system.

This position is supervised by the Associate Director.

Requirements and expectations:
Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance are required. The postering assistant must be extremely dependable and responsible.

Details:
average of 5-6 hrs/month
$10/hr + mileage reimbursement for the two routes that require driving
postering must be done when the majority of businesses on the list are open, generally 11am-6pm, Monday-Saturday
a commitment for an entire school year is appreciated

Apply to:
send an email to Rebecca Stanze, Associate Director
associatedirector@buskirkchumley.org


ARTIST HOSPITALITY & POSTERING INTERN
This position is designed for students interested in the music industry but is open to all. Accommodations can be made to meet class or degree internship requirements.

Help us spread the word about upcoming performances by nationally-touring artists and provide support when these artists arrive at the theater, ensuring that our contractual requirements are satisfied and they have a positive experience at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

Requirements

  • A semester-long commitment to work a total of 40-50 hours on an varying schedule
  • Schedule will be determined by concert dates but schedule will be developed for the entire semester at the beginning of each semester
  • Must be extremely responsible and dependable
  • Must have a commitment to quality work, we can only hire self-motivated individuals
  • Must have a car and provide proof of insurance

Tasks

  • Postering for “BCT Presents” concerts across the community
  • Shop for food items based on hospitality requirements of each artist
  • Ensure that food is available according to hospitality requirements of each artist
  • Facilitate meals at downtown restaurants, through take-out orders or by escorting artist to restaurant
  • Be available at the theater as a runner/driver for certain artists
  • Provide documentation for all purchases and assist with post-event cleanup

This position is unpaid but mileage will be reimbursed for all tasks.

Apply to:
Ian Carstens, Event Manager
events@buskirkchumley.org
Resumes and cover letters are accepted on an ongoing basis, but most hires are made at the end of the spring and fall semesters for the following semester.


BOX OFFICE ASSOCIATE
Only IU students approved for federal work-study funding are eligible for these positions.

Requirements

  • A semester-long commitment to the weekly schedule. The number of hours per week varies by person, depending on work-study award amount, but seven to ten hours per week is typical.
  • Availability for weekend shifts.
  • An outgoing and upbeat attitude. You will be handling a great deal of patron interactions.
  • A commitment to quality work. We can only hire self-motivated individuals.
  • Interest in working as part of a team.

Tasks

  • Promote events and provide ticket-sales services to our patrons.
  • Welcome and orient visitors to downtown Bloomington.
  • Gain expert knowledge in area attractions and amenities.
  • Develop the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.

Apply to:
Rebecca Stanze, Associate Director
associatedirector@buskirkchumley.org
Resumes and cover letters are accepted on an ongoing basis, but most hires are made at the end of the spring and fall semesters for the following semester.


SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
These positions are unpaid, although academic credit and partial work-study funding is possible.

Requirements

  • A minimum commitment of 20 hours per week for the entire period of May 1 – Aug 31 (up to 40 hours per week possible)
  • An ability to work day shifts, evenings, and weekends. The schedule is varied, but established in May for the entire summer.
  • An outgoing and upbeat attitude. You will be handling a great deal of patron and promoter interactions.
  • An ability to manage lots of details. You will be responsible for the safe and successful execution of events.
  • Being responsible and organized. Timeliness, dependability, and self-sufficiency are the keys to success in this position.

Intern Tasks

  • Staff the BCT Box Office & Downtown Visitors Center:
    • Promote events and provide ticket-sales services to our patrons
    • Welcome and orient visitors to downtown Bloomington
    • Gain expert knowledge in area attractions and amenities
    • Develop the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • Serve as house managers for events
  • Work on projects in assigned administrative areas
  • Learn how a presenting and community venue operates
  • Meet and work with artists and arts organizations of all types, from nationally-touring performing artists to local community groups
  • Earn important work experience and references for future job searches

Intern Expectations

  • You come ready to work and learn about the industry as a whole.
  • You take your work for the theater seriously. A strong work ethic is a MUST.
  • You are willing to work closely and well with a team.
  • You are excited about the opportunity to see the inside of the presenting world.

Apply to:
Ian Carstens, Event Manager
events@buskirkchumley.org
Resumes and cover letters are accepted on an ongoing basis, but summer hires are generally made in February/March.