FULL TIME & SEASONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Join Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts! Employment dates vary. All positions include competitive salary and housing. BSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Marketing Sales Associate

Summary 

Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in Pittsfield, MA, is seeking a Marketing Sales Associate to liaise with business partners, particularly in the hospitality and tourism industry, and to attract businesses, their customers and employees to the theatre. The ideal candidate should be outgoing and personable, with great communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated success in sales is a requirement. An existing book of business is a plus, but not required. This is a full-time, year-round position reporting to the Director of Marketing. Salary is commensurate with experience; benefits included. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references to jhed@barringtonstageco.org 

Essential Duties and Responsibilites

  1. Liaise with local and regional business partners, particularly in the hospitality and tourism industry.
  2. Execute cold calling and other lead-generation tactics to grow a book of business.
  3. Meet established sales goals and provide regular reporting on efforts and results.
  4. Assist with community outreach and events, and additional marketing projects as assigned.
  5. Reporting structure: Reports to Marketing Director, must work collaboratively with Development Director.

Skills

  1. Must be an effective and proactive communicator.
  2. Demonstrated sales experience is required.
  3. Travel & tourism experience is a plus.
  4. Proficient in Excel and Word.

Grant Writing Associate

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), an award-winning professional theatre in Pittsfield, MA, seeks a Grant Writing Associate whose chief responsibility is to oversee all the grant writing – including private foundations, government and corporations. The Associate must have his/her finger on the pulse of all happenings at BSC and in the community in order to persuasively advocate on BSC’s behalf. Reporting directly to the Director of Development, the Grant Writing Associate also assists with individual giving, corporate support and special events. This position is full-time and year-round. Salary commensurate with experience, benefits included. To apply, send cover letter, writing sample, resume and 3 references to jprovenz@barringtonstageco.org with Grant Writing Associate in the subject line.

Duties to include but are not limited to:

  • Outlining the strategy for each grant application and writing and steering applications through the submission process.
  • Researching and identifying new funding sources.
  • Maintaining communications with existing and potential grantors.
  • Other duties as assigned in support of the Development Department include:
    • Assisting with the oversight of BSC’s Galas, openings and cultivation events.
    • Assisting with the cultivation and solicitation of individuals, corporations and businesses.

Qualifications

  • An excellent verbal and written communicator.
  • 2–3 years grant writing experience required.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • Knowledge and passion for theatre and the local community is a plus!

Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning regional theatre in Western MA, seeks highly organized, detail-oriented candidates to serve as the Associate Company Manager for the 2020 season. Duties include assisting with arrivals and departures, company housing assignments and changeovers, special events and all day-to-day related personal needs of the staff, actors, designers and directors while in residence. This position assists the Company Manager in all aspects, including the supervision of two interns. Must have strong communication and organizational skills, pleasant demeanor and a positive attitude. Must also possess a valid driver’s license; personal vehicle preferred. Salary and housing provided. Send resume, cover letter and 3 references to etate@barringtonstageco.org and include “Associate Company Manager” in the subject line.

Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning regional theatre in Western MA, seeks dynamic and energetic candidates to oversee front-of-house activities in collaboration with the House Manager. Duties include ensuring comfort/safety of patrons, supervising ushers, preparing/opening house, preparing reports. Required: house management or customer service experience, strong organizational and people skills, ability to work with grace under pressure, make quick decisions and handle emergencies. Familiarity with Ovation software a plus. Contract runs Mid-May through Labor Day. Housing and Hourly Pay provided. Email cover letter, resume and three references to Artistic Producer at bhuldeen@barringtonstageco.org and include “AHM” in the subject line.

Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning regional theatre in Western MA, seeks detail-oriented, friendly and energetic candidates to assist the box office management staff with the daily running of ticket sales. Duties include: run daily reports, balance the cash boxes with the finance office, uphold BSC Box Office policies, manage patron requests in both general and extenuating circumstances, help guide a team of interns in proper box office functions, oversee Half-Tix, become well-versed in Ovation, and provide outstanding customer service to everyone who enters the theatre. Required: 3 years of customer service experience, 1 year of management experience, cash-handling experience, willingness and ability to work nights, weekends and holidays, ability to work independently while also motivating others, must possess conflict resolution skills, and a familiarity with ticketing systems is preferred. Familiarity with Ovation software a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license, and access to a car for the summer is preferable. Contract runs mid-May through early September. Housing and salary provided. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF file) to jbush@barringtonstageco.org.

June 1­–Sept 9. Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, seeks a Deck Chief/Stage Carpenter to assist with load-in and strike of all 8 shows in the summer season plus annual Gala and other one-off events. Responsible for running 3 Mainstage shows, supervising the deck crew, maintaining scenic elements, performing routine safety checks and coordinating scenic transitions with the stage management team. Strong carpentry skills, knowledge of rigging/counterweight fly systems, and previous leadership experience required. Must be comfortable working at heights, spending extended time standing and/or moving and must be able to lift 75lbs unaided and have a full range of motion. Vehicle recommended. Position pays $12.75/hr. plus housing. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF file) to jmartin@barringtonstageco.org and include “Deck Chief/Stage Carpenter” in the subject line. BSC is an EOE.

May 4­–Sept 13. Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, seeks Scenic Carpenters for its 8-show summer season. Strong wood and metal construction required, rigging skills a plus. Must be comfortable working at heights, spending extended time standing and/or moving and must be able to lift 75lbs. Position pays $12.75/hr. plus housing. Vehicle recommended. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF file) to jmartin@barringtonstageco.org and include “Scenic Carpenter” in the subject line. BSC is an EOE.

May 4–Aug 30. Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, seeks a Charge Scenic Artist for its 8-show season. Work with world-class designers to execute painting and texturing of all scenic elements. 3–4 years of Paint Charge experience and excellent scenic painting skills required. Oversee and train 2 Scenic Artists, a Scenic Artist Intern and overhire painters. Must be comfortable working at heights, spending extended time standing and/or moving and must be able to lift 50lbs. Position includes competitive salary and housing. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF file) to jmartin@barringtonstageco.org and include “Charge Scenic Artist” in the subject line. BSC is an EOE.

May 11–Aug 23. Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, seeks 2 Scenic Artists for its 8-show summer season. Work with world-class designers and Charge Scenic Artist to execute painting and texturing of all scenic elements. Must be comfortable working at heights, spending extended time standing and/or moving and must be able to lift 50lbs. Position pays $12.75/hr. plus housing. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF file) to jmartin@barringtonstageco.org and include “Scenic Artist” in the subject line. BSC is an EOE.

April 27–Sept 13. Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, seeks a Properties Master for its 8-show summer season. Coordinate purchase, construction, rental and alteration of all props, oversee support staff and manage budgets. Strong carpentry, upholstery and crafts skill required. Photoshop and Drafting experience a plus. Must be comfortable working at heights, spending extended time standing and/or moving and must be able to lift 50lbs. Vehicle recommended. Position pays $700–$750 per week plus housing. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF) to jmartin@barringtonstageco.org and include “Properties Master” in the subject line. BSC is an EOE.

May 7–Aug 16. Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, seeks a stitcher for its 8-show summer season. Work with top-notch designers in a professional costume shop. Under the guidance of the draper, this position is responsible for the sewing and alterations of all costumes. Position pays $12.75/hr. plus housing. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF file) to jmartin@barringtonstageco.org and include “Stitcher” in the subject line. BSC is an EOE.

June 1–Sept 13. Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, seeks an Audio Engineer for the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (522-seat proscenium theatre). 2–3 years previous professional theatrical sound experience with digital sound board (Yamaha CL5), Dante and QLab necessary. Mix Mainstage shows including 2 major musicals, annual Gala and other one-off events and assist with the load-in and strike of sound system for all 8 summer shows. Experience with wireless mics, digital and analog systems, required. Ability to troubleshoot and maintain audio equipment including com, paging and show program feed to dressing rooms is required. Vehicle recommended. The salary is $695 per week plus housing. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF file) to jmartin@barringtonstageco.org with “Mainstage Audio Engineer” in the subject line. BSC is an EOE.

May 14–Sept 9. Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, seeks an Audio Engineer to run the four St. Germain Stage shows and assist with load-in and strike of the sound system for all 8 shows in the summer season plus annual Gala and other one-off events, help oversee Cabaret productions and supervise interns. Ability to troubleshoot and maintain audio equipment including com, paging and show program feed to dressing rooms is required. Vehicle recommended. The salary is $685 per week plus housing. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF file) to jmartin@barringtonstageco.org with “Blatt Center Audio Engineer” in the subject line. BSC is an EOE.

June 1–Sept 13. Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, seeks a Master Electrician/Board Operator for its 8-show summer season. Responsible for running Mainstage shows, supervising hang and focus calls and show maintenance. Experience with ETC Ion required. Moving light experience a plus. Vehicle recommended. Position pays $695 per week plus housing. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF file) to jmartin@barringtonstageco.org and include “Mainstage Master Electrician/Board Operator” in the subject line. BSC is an EOE.

May 14–Sept 6. Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, seeks a Master Electrician/Board Operator for its 8-show summer season. Responsible for assisting with implementation of designs in three venues, running four shows on the St. Germain Stage, overseeing Cabaret productions, supervising staff and equipment maintenance. Experience with ETC systems required. Moving light experience a plus. Vehicle recommended. Position pays $685 per week plus housing. To apply, send cover letter, resume and 3 references (as one PDF file) to jmartin@barringtonstageco.org and include “Blatt Center Master Electrician/Board Operator” in the subject line. BSC is an EOE.

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CASTING

All casting for BSC productions is handled by Pat McCorkle Casting (www.mccorklecasting.com) out of New York City. Please refer to their website for casting notices.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The purpose of the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to ensure equal opportunity in the conduct of all Barrington Stage Company business activities.

In addition, BSC business decisions shall be made without regard to the following: race, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, age, disability, U.S. veteran status, or sexual orientation.

It is the policy of BSC to provide an atmosphere free of:

  • Religious bias.
  • Harassment on the basis of a person’s national origin.
  • Discrimination against any employee or applicant because he/she is a disabled veteran.
  • Discrimination against any employee or applicant as a result of their physical disability in accordance with all applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) is intended to protect qualified individuals with disabilities against discrimination in employment and in the provision of services to the public.  BSC is committed to compliance with the ADA and will engage in the interactive process with the candidate or employee to determine whether a reasonable accommodation can be found as soon as it is put on notice of the potential need for an accommodation.  All employees are strictly prohibited from discriminating against qualified applicants or employees with actual or perceived disabilities, or patrons with actual or perceived disabilities.  All requests for accommodation should be made in writing and directed to the Managing Director.