Huntington Theatre Company

264 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
www.huntingtontheatre.org
jobs@huntingtontheatre.org

Date Posted:
October 07, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Production/Design

Type:
Full-Time

Scenery Administrator

Description:

The Scenery Administrator assists Technical Director and Asst. Technical Directors by organizing the research, purchasing, and tracking of all Scenery materials involved in the production process. In coordination with the Scene Shop Foreman, purchase the necessary supplies and materials for the scene shop. Assists Technical Director and Asst. Technical Directors by undertaking most administrative duties.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Organizing the purchase and tracking of materials for the Scene shop, including price tracking for estimating & budgeting.
  • Organizing and tracking all Budgets for Scene shop.
  • Finding and contracting of all overhire labor involved in both the build, install, and strike processes (and all paperwork connected therewith).
  • Load in and Strike work – working with Tech.Director, Asst.Tech Director, Foreman and crew in getting shows in and out of theatre spaces.
  • Researching new materials and products.
  • General administrative, organizational and scheduling duties.
  • Oversee and coordinate all shop and rented vehicles, including the maintenance, record keeping, and scheduling of these vehicles.
  • Assists with tracking invoices and payments for outside work.
  • Maintains Safety data sheets and coordinates hazard communication.
Qualifications:

· Ability to manage time and multiple deadline-oriented assignments and projects

· Ability to work effectively both individually, and as a strong team member

  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Professional demeanor and good customer service skills
  • A good knowledge of materials and the proper use of each; particularly wood, metal and plastics, and adhesives, for scenery construction
  • The ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license and comfortable driving cargo van. Ability to drive a 26’ box truck preferred.
  • B.A. or equivalent in Technical Production or three years equivalent work experience in a professional scene shop preferred.
  • Ability to read construction drawings helpful.
  • Experience with website development helpful.
How To Apply:

The Huntington strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for employment. African Americans, Asian Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or more races, Latin Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.


Interested candidates, please send letter of interest, resume and salary expectations to:


Nina Nicolosi

Director of Human Resources

Huntington Theatre Company

281 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

jobs@huntingtontheatre.org


The Huntington Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to Affirmative Action.


Additionally, the company provides a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.


Apply by:
November 15, 2019
Salary:
$20-$22/hour
About this Organization:

The Huntington Theatre Company engages, inspires, entertains and challenges audiences with theatrical productions that range from the classics to new works; we train and support the next generation of theatre artists; we provide arts education programs that promote life-long learning to a diverse community; and we celebrate the essential power of the theatre to illuminate our common humanity.


Founded in 1982 and led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates award-winning productions, runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play development, and serves the local theatre community through its operation of the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts.

The Huntington Theatre Company strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for employment. African Americans, Asian Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or more races, Latin Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.