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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 40-50 hours on an intermittent 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 artists
  • Ensure that food is available according to hospitality requirements of each artists
  • 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

Mileage will be reimbursed for all tasks.

Apply to:
Anne Stichter, Event Coordinator
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 – positions filled for Fall 2017
Only Ivy Tech and 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:
Anne Stichter, Event Manager
events@buskirkchumley.org
Resumes and cover letters are accepted on an ongoing basis, but summer hires are generally made in February/March.