Barrington Stage Company

122 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

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Date Posted:
March 16, 2021

Region:
Western Massachusetts

Category:
Production/Design

Type:
Seasonal

Assistant Costume Shop Manager

Description:
Barrington Stage Company is seeking an Assistant Costume Shop Manager to join our team in Pittsfield, MA for the summer season. BSC is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in the Berkshires with a three-fold mission: to produce top notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs.

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.

Duties:

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

Qualifications:
  • 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

How To Apply:

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 jobs@barringtonstageco.org with ASSISTANT COSTUME SHOP MANAGER in the subject line.


Apply by:
March 31, 2021
Salary:
$685
About this Organization:
Barrington Stage Company (BSC) is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in the Berkshires (MA) with a three-fold mission: to produce top-notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs