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Employment

Employment opportunities at Birmingham Children’s Theatre are available to all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, veteran's status, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability. In addition, we will endeavor to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the positions listed below:

 


 

ADMINISTRATION:

 

Marketing Manager

Working closely with, and reporting to the executive director, the marketing manager is responsible for the planning and implementation of marketing and public relations for the Theatre.  Through the use of advertising, public relations, social media and collateral materials, the marketing manager increases visibility of BCT in its home market of Birmingham, throughout Alabama and the southeastern United States.    

Specifically, the Marketing Manager is responsible for the following:

  • Public Relations: Ensures that listings are placed in both print and online event calendars.  Works with editors and reporters to secure feature articles in print, electronic and social media.
  • Marketing: Develops and implements a marketing strategy that includes both print, broadcast and internet mediums. 
  • Social Media: Implements a social media strategy that complements other marketing and public relations efforts.  Updates Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and other social media sites on a frequent basis. 
  • Graphic design: Design and/or work with outside designers for all collateral materials for school and public performances, touring, special events, signage, etc.
  • Operations: Assist in administering customized database system and provide assistance to other staff in IT functions.  Provide support to House Manager in both school and public performances.

 

Qualifications: Candidates should have excellent people, IT and logistical skills; successful background public relations; a sense of humor, energy and drive.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Starting Date: Position is available February 2014

 

Interested individuals should email a cover letter with their resume to:

                  Jack R. Lemmon

                  Executive Director

                  Birmingham Children’s Theatre

                  jack@bct123.org

Birmingham Children’s Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.

 


 

PRODUCTION:

 

Scenic Charge Artist

Working closely with, and reporting to the technical director and resident designer, the scenic charge artist has the following skills and responsibilities:

  • Paint 9 productions consisting of 5 small venue and 4 MainStage productions
  • Establish paint schedules and order all paints and specialty coating
  • Maintain paint area, painting equipment, drops and set storage areas
  • Working with designers and the technical director, interpret renderings and work with blue lines and semi paint elevations
  • Assist props master to construct specialty set, hand and furniture props
  • Assist with set constructions, load-ins and strikes
  • Supervise and mentor interns as assigned

Please list all stagecraft and backstage skills you possess when applying. Outline any teaching experience for young students.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Starting Date: It is anticipated that this 9 month position will be filled by August 1, 2014.

Interested individuals should send, by e-mail, a cover letter, their resume and portfolio to:

                     Tim Dickey

                     Technical Director

                     Birmingham Children's Theatre

                     tim@bct123.org

Birmingham Children's Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Stitchers (Part Time/Over Hire)

  • Flexible hours when needed.
  • Must be able to use industrial sewing machines.
  • Must have previous costume construction experience.
  • Position(s) report to Costume Technician.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter stating experience and availability to Jen Lane via email. Over Hire positions will only be filled on an as-needed basis. Resumes will be reviewed and interviews will be set up for selected individuals. No phone calls.

 

Scenic Carpenters, Scenic Artists, Shop Associates (Part Time/Over Hire)

  • Flexible hours when needed.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must have previous scene shop experience.
  • Position(s) report to Technical Director.

To Apply: Applicants should have some experience in theatrical carpentry, basic electrics, basic sound, reading technical drawings, and working with power tools. Please send resume and cover letter stating experience and availability to Jack Lemmon via email. Over Hire positions will only be filled on an as-needed basis. Resumes will be reviewed and interviews will be set up for selected individuals. No phone calls.