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The nonprofit Paramount Theater is Charlottesville’s historic and intimate venue for the performing arts!

The Paramount offers unique employment opportunities with competitive pay and benefits, commensurate with experience.  The Paramount Theater is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No recruiters and no phone calls, please.


Current Openings:


Creative Marketing Associate

Description

The nonprofit Paramount Theater, Charlottesville’s premier performing arts venue, located on the historic downtown mall, is now accepting applications for the position of Creative Marketing Associate. The successful candidate will ensure that the Theater’s mission and annual goals are met by working in close collaboration with the Marketing team to elevate and promote more than 300 annual events, welcoming more than 110,000 patrons to the Theater each year.

The full-time Creative Marketing Associate will support The Paramount’s brand and messaging by contributing to social media posts and campaigns, implementing event promotion and communication materials, and creating print and digital collateral for external audiences and in-house display. Creativity is an essential part in this role to further promote the Theater’s mission to educate, enchant, enrich, and enlighten our community. Candidates with a background in graphic design, advertising, or marketing are strongly encouraged to apply. Please include a cover letter and 2-3 professional work examples with application materials.

Join the fun, fast-paced, and goal oriented team at The Paramount Theater! This full time position includes 5-star benefits and salary based on ability, education, and experience. To learn more about The Paramount, please visit our website. Please, no phone calls or recruiters. The Paramount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Requirements

Duties Will Include:

  • Assist with the organization and execution of the playbill content, monthly calendars, ticket inserts, and biannual newsletter.
  • Plan and execute the Box Office window displays in support of upcoming events, holiday themes, special events, etc.
  • Assist with all internal and event communication with constituent groups, i.e. volunteer newsletter, community newsletter, etc.
  • Provide Development team with special project marketing assistance to create collateral.
  • Provide design and copy assistance with brochures, website, signage, event slides, print ads and special campaigns.
  • Create the schedule and content for Blog entries with support from others on the Marketing Team.
  • Assist with writing assignments as assigned (blog, newsletter, etc.).
  • Monitor and assist with story-telling social media activities for the Theater.
  • Oversee the schedule, organization, and implementation of building slideshows; including upcoming events, sponsors, and paid ads.

Skills Required:

  • Exceptional attention to detail, personal accountability, and the ability to manage multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Willingness to take direction and a proactive approach to all aspects of the job.
  • Possess a high comfort level with computer technology including donor database software, Microsoft Office, and Google Drive.
  • Hands-on, action-oriented self-starter with a high energy level and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud suite.
  • Undergraduate degree in marketing and/or 1-2 years of experience with both traditional marketing and management of social media accounts.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Express a positive and professional attitude in order to provide 5-star service.

Development Operations Coordinator

Description

The nonprofit Paramount Theater, Charlottesville’s premier performing arts venue, located on the historic downtown mall, is now accepting applications for the position of Development Operations Coordinator. The successful candidate will ensure that the Theater’s mission and annual goals are met through administrative support of the Director of Development and Development Associate. He or she must possess superior organizational skills, be a strong communicator, have excellent attention to detail and be able to effectively manage multiple priorities.

Join a fun, fast-paced, goal oriented, exciting team at The Paramount Theater today! This full time position includes 5-star benefits and salary based on ability, education, and experience. To learn more about The Paramount, please visit our website. Please, no phone calls or recruiters. The Paramount is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Requirements

Duties Include:

  • Accurately process donations and generate timely and accurate gift acknowledgment letters and tax receipts.
  • Generate monthly development reports.
  • Manage and update donor, and donor prospect records.
  • Compile donor and patron lists for electronic communications.
  • Coordinate production and mailing of appeal letters. Pull lists and prepare mail merges for Development and Marketing initiatives.
  • Reconcile financial records regularly with Finance Department.
  • Assist Development team in its high-quality stewardship and cultivation program with proper acknowledgment through correspondence, plaques, receptions, and donor appreciation activities.
  • Support the Development Team with all donor events, to include the Grand Marquee Gala. Tasks include: generating guest lists, tracking RSVP’s, name tags, facilitating event mailings, communication with vendors, and assistance with donor/guest check-in.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development and Executive Director.

Skills Required:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Apps (Sheets, Docs, Drive)
  • Familiarity with donor software, Tessitura in particular, a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Superb proofreading, editing, and organizational skills
  • Highly organized and able to manage deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Must have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience in a related field

Front of House Manager

Description
The nonprofit Paramount Theater, Charlottesville’s premier performing arts venue, located on the historic downtown mall, is now accepting applications for the position of Front of House Manager. The successful candidate will ensure that the Theater’s mission and annual goals are met through his/her/their support of the Event Operations Supervisor in the effective management and execution of events. He/she/they must possess exceptional event hospitality and management skills, have excellent attention to detail, and bring energy and a positive attitude as the Front of House team leader.

Join a fun, fast-paced, goal-oriented, exciting team at The Paramount Theater today! This full time position includes 5-star benefits and salary based on ability, education, and experience. To learn more about The Paramount, please visit our website. Please, no phone calls or recruiters. The Paramount is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Requirements

Duties Include:

  • Oversee, motivate, and work alongside event staff to ensure smooth and enjoyable experiences for all guests of the Paramount.
  • Ensure full compliance of all standard operating procedures for events, including cash handling and inventory management.
  • Work with Event Operations Supervisor to schedule Front of House Supervisor and Event Staff shifts.
  • Serve as Front of House Supervisor when needed, taking ownership of all front of house aspects of events and providing support for volunteer, staff, and patrons.
  • Develop a strong working knowledge of the Theater’s POS/concession software, and ensure this system is used to its fullest capacity.
  • Maintain the Theater and its environs with great pride and attention to detail.
  • Complete proper and timely set up for all in-house meetings in coordination with appropriate staff.
  • Engage, manage, and lead the best team of volunteers in Charlottesville.
  • Coordinate with the Finance Assistant to ensure all event reporting is accurate and completed within policy timelines.
  • Work with and support all departments and other members of the Paramount to achieve the mission of the organization.

Skills Required:

  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting.
  • Effective communication and personnel management skills.
  • Familiarity with POS systems and sales reporting.
  • High level of personal accountability.
  • Must be able to walk up and down several flights of stairs and lift 50 pounds.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Apps (Sheets, Docs, Drive).

Operations Administrative Assistant

Description
The nonprofit Paramount Theater, Charlottesville’s premier performing arts venue, located on the historic downtown mall, is now accepting applications for the position of Operations Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will ensure that the Theater’s mission and annual goals are met through administrative support of the Director of Operations and Programming and the Event Operations Supervisor. He or she must possess superior organizational skills, be a strong communicator, have excellent attention to detail and be able to effectively manage multiple priorities.

Join a fun, fast-paced, goal oriented, exciting team at The Paramount Theater today! This full time position includes 5-star benefits and salary based on ability, education, and experience. To learn more about The Paramount, please visit our website. Please, no phone calls or recruiters. The Paramount is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Requirements

Duties Include:

  • Assist with managing and improving the rental process from beginning to end to include processes, paperwork and communication/interaction with others. Be sure that all details are captured and shared with all parties involved.
  • Ensure that the Director of Operations and Programming and the Event Operations Supervisor are supported in all administrative areas including managing contracts, estimates, and invoicing.
  • Manage a comprehensive Master Calendar for all events and ensure that each event is up to date with all details, relevant information, and staffing.
  • Field all initial rental inquiries whether phone or email, coordinate and schedule meetings with prospective renters.
  • Support the coordination of event estimates, projections, and contracts at the direction of the Event Operations Supervisor and Director of Operations and Programming and send to external parties.
  • Create proper documentation when appropriate and manage event folders according to Theater policy.
  • Follow up with potential rentals to ensure they receive all information in a timely fashion and that all details for the events are properly documented.
  • Send out post-event thank you letters (written) and mementos (as appropriate).
  • Manage coordination of event add-ons (VIP parties, goodie bags, etc.) and assist with the planning of extra events.
  • Coordinate with the Director of Operations and Programming on the scheduling of movies. Assist with the selection process and work with various companies to confirm the availability of the film, terms, and format.
  • Serve as the administrative coordinator for the Paramount by handling and/or forwarding all telephone and email inquiries in an appropriate and timely manner. Per Paramount policy, all voicemails and emails should be returned within 24 hours – 48 hours.
  • Maintain office equipment and schedule service calls when necessary.
  • Advise the Director of Operations and Programming and with scheduling facility and service calls, meeting repair staff, etc. as needed.
  • Assist in purchasing equipment, furniture, decorations, etc. that benefit the facility.
  • Assist the Finance Department with the counting out of cash bags and reconciliations of each show.
  • Assist the Marketing Department with large printing and copying jobs for events as needed.
  • Schedule and coordinate history tours of the theater.
  • Communicate with docents and lobby monitors all tour times, dates, and various other events; serve as their direct staff liaison regarding the tours.

Skills/Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent work experience for 2+ years.
  • Experience providing administrative support in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possess a high level of comfort with computer technology, Microsoft Office and Google programs.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines and to work effectively.
  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbal and written.
  • Team mentality with a willingness to help other staff with various tasks.

Join the Paramount Team

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Operations Administrative Assistant – Apply Now!