122 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Date Posted: March 16, 2021
Region: Western Massachusetts
Barrington Stage is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply.
Assist the Costume Shop Manager in all aspects of executing the costume designs for each show.
Assist with running the costume shop including helping to oversee maintenance of shop tools and equipment.
Order or purchase clothes and accessories, supplies, notions, fabric, tools and materials for the Costume Shop as instructed by the Costume Shop Manager.
Maintain Costume Shop accounting. Track expenditures including check requests, credit card purchases and petty cash expenditures, track rental income and credits from returns
Help keep costume shop and costume storage areas clean and free of debris.
Help maintain a safe and healthy work environment. Follow all health and safety guidelines established by the theatre. Report any unsafe conditions or practices to your supervisor immediately.
Costume Acquisition and Returns
Accompany designers on local shopping trips as necessary
Make returns of unused garments to vendors
·Assist with restocking items in costume storage
Good communication and organizational skills
Knowledge of costume history and period
Working knowledge of costume construction techniques and materials
Working knowledge of costume shop tools and equipment
Online research and purchasing experience
Knowledge of locations and inventories of local fabric and clothing stores
Valid drivers license
This position is full-time seasonal, starting May 10, 2021 through August 18, 2021. The pay range is $685 - $700 per week with housing included.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with ASSISTANT COSTUME SHOP MANAGER in the subject line.
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