Part-Time Ticket Agent

The primary role of this position will consist of selling, exchanging and distributing tickets and providing high quality customer service to Chemainus Theatre patrons.  This includes communicating with patrons over the phone, in person and through email regarding all ticket sales matters, special promotions, and general theatre information.

Reporting to the Box Office Manager, this position will work closely with other Ticket Agents, Front of House staff, Playbill Dining Room staff and volunteers.

Required Qualifications:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills in a Windows environment, with the ability to adapt to new technology and software
  • Pleasant phone manner and ability to deal effectively with the public
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to think clearly while under pressure and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to enter electronic data with speed and accuracy
  • An interest in the arts
  • A willingness to learn

This position will consist of 10-30 hours per week (2 to 5 shifts), depending on show schedules and sales volumes. The successful applicant will be available to work variable shifts including weekends, evenings (until 8:15 pm) and day shifts.

The Chemainus Theatre thanks all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to astarr@chemainustheatre.ca, or in person at 9737 Chemainus Road, Chemainus BC, attention Andrea Starr, Box Office Manager.


Casual/Part-Time Ticket Agent

Term: May – August 2019

The primary role of this position will consist of selling, exchanging and distributing tickets and providing high quality customer service to Chemainus Theatre patrons.  This includes communicating with patrons over the phone, in person and through email regarding all ticket sales matters, special promotions, and general theatre information.

Reporting to the Box Office Manager, this position will work closely with other Ticket Agents, Front of House staff, Playbill Dining Room staff and volunteers.

Required Qualifications:

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills in a Windows environment, with the ability to adapt to new technology and software
  • Pleasant phone manner and ability to deal effectively with the public
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to think clearly while under pressure and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to enter electronic data with speed and accuracy
  • An interest in the arts
  • A willingness to learn

This position will consist of 8-20 hours per week (2 to 5 shifts) for the period of May – August 2019. Hours will depend on show schedules, sales volumes and staff vacation. The successful applicant will be available to work variable shifts including weekends, evenings (until 8:15 pm) and day shifts.

The Chemainus Theatre thanks all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to astarr@chemainustheatre.ca, or in person at 9737 Chemainus Road, Chemainus BC, attention Andrea Starr, Box Office Manager.


Part-time Sales Associate – Gallery Gift Shop

The successful applicant must be able to:

  • Provide excellent customer services
  • Processing cash/credit/debit purchases at register using a Point of Sale (POS) system
  • Assisting in merchandising, displays and maintenance of the store’s cleanliness
  • Work in a fast paced team environment
  • Be consistent, punctual, and neat in appearance
  • Follow directions and adhere to company policies and procedures

Ideal candidates would have some retail/gallery experience.

The position will consist of anywhere from 4-12 hours or more. Must be available days, evenings and weekends.

Interested persons are encouraged to apply to search@chemainustheatre.ca or stop by the Gallery in person with a resume.

We appreciate all applicants however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Technical Director

The Chemainus Theatre Festival Society, a professional not-for-profit theatre producing live theatre on Vancouver Island, is seeking a full-time, permanent Technical Director to join our team. Reporting to the Production Manager, the Technical Director is responsible for all of the technical elements involved in the Chemainus Theatre Festival’s productions. The Technical Director will manage all technical departments: Props, Wardrobe, Carpentry, Lighting, Sound, Projection and all the resources required to operate these departments. The Technical Director is responsible for ensuring that all technical needs are addressed from the planning stages (costing, budgeting, ordering, designing) to the implementation and installation of each production onstage.

Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary education in technical theatre from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • At least 3 years of job experience as a technical director at a producing live professional theatre.
  • A thorough grounding and demonstrated abilities in all aspects of stagecraft (lighting & electrics, projection, sound, carpentry, rigging, painting, drafting, etc.)

Skills & Specifications:

  • Integrity, leadership, a team-centered point of view, a sense of humor, a passion for theatre arts and the ability to remain affable in high pressure, deadline driven circumstances.
  • Excellent self-directed time management.
  • Broad knowledge of theatrical procedures.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Superior communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Excel & Word.
  • A comprehensive understanding of Vectorworks, Allen & Heath sound consoles, QLab, ETC Element lighting consoles.
    Valid Driver’s License.

Preference will be given to persons who have demonstrated experience in one or more aspects of stage design & to those holding additional certificates, including WHMIS, Occupational First Aid Level I, LPEC, Fall Protection Training, Firearms certificate, Welding.
Additional compensation may be available for design work and as time and schedule permit.

Remuneration:  Commensurate with experience.

Start Date:  April 1, 2019, but flexible for the right candidate.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019

Apply to:  (Application by email is preferred, with Subject Line “Application for Technical Director”)

Nicole Lamb – Production Manager at nlamb@chemainustheatre.ca

Or by mail to:   Nicole Lamb – Production Manager, Chemainus Theatre Festival, 9574 Bare Point Road, Chemainus, BC  V0R 1K0