Jobs

Jobs

Please submit a resume with skills, work experience, availability, references and most recent compensation to tracystraight@waynetheatre.org  or mail to:

Wayne Theatre Alliance
PO Box 1821
Waynesboro, Virginia 22980
ATTN: Resumes

No phone calls please!

 

Current Openings

The Historic Wayne Theatre at the Ross Performing Arts Center is now accepting resumes for anticipated job openings, both full and part time, in the following areas:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Technical Director

Administrative Assistant

The Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro, Virginia is currently seeking an ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. The ideal candidate will be eager to learn the day-to-day administrative duties at our active performing arts center and should possess strong written and verbal communication skills. This position will be responsible for ensuring the successful day-to-day operations of The Wayne Theatre by ensuring the Executive Director is properly supported in all administrative aspects.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide Daily, Operational Assistance to the Executive Director
• Oversee management of the Executive Director’s calendar and day-to-day activities
• Assist the Executive Director with scheduling of meetings
• Assist the Executive Director with any preparations needed for meetings, donor research, material prep, refreshments, etc.
• Assist the Executive Director with communication and invitations, when needed. Com-munications may be needed with the boards, outside community groups, etc.
• Assist the Executive Director with any administrative needs that he/she may require: copying, filing, typing, mailings, Cast & Crew administrative needs, office organization, etc.
• Assist staff by serving as a backup for the mail opening process, as needed
• Develop working knowledge of internal software systems
• Assist with donor appreciation events and special sponsor recognition activities
• Assist with administrative support for all events, casts, crews, and staff
• Provide additional administrative/communication/organizational/support duties as assigned

TO APPLY: Submit your resume and cover letter via email to Tracy Straight, Executive Director, at tracystraight@waynetheatre.org


Technical Director

The Wayne Theatre, located in Waynesboro, Virginia, in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley seeks an experienced Technical Director. The Wayne Theatre opened in 1926 as a vaudeville house. The renovation of the Wayne was completed and reopened in 2016. The theatre now operates as a performing arts center that includes a 385-seat theatre, a black box cabaret theatre, and art gallery and event space. The Technical Director position will allow for the highest level of personal creativity and provides the opportunity to work with an exceptional team of qualified professionals.

Education/Experience: Bachelors’ degree and/or 5 years or more technical experience working for a professional theatre in a team environment. The candidate will possess strong communication skills and be proficient with computer technology including knowledge of Microsoft Office and CAD.

Job Duties:Theatrical lighting using an ETC ion board, sound mixing, sound set up and projection. Responsible for theatrical rigging, including counter weight fly system, hydraulic pit lift system, using a genie lift, ladders, catwalks and using general maintenance protocols to create a safe working environment. Overseeing theatre productions, set construction, rentals, advancing productions, and supervising load in and load outs. Ordering supplies, scheduling theatre usage, contract staff, vendors and volunteers. Working with the Executive Director, the House Manager and volunteers to ensure an excellent patron experience. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Salary: Commensurate with job experience and skills

The Wayne Theatre will accept your application to include a letter of inquiry and resume by email to tracystraight@waynetheatre.org

 

       

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