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•  Ticket Office Sales Associate (Part-Time)
•  Ushers (Part-Time)
•  Marketing/PR Intern
•  Graphic Design Intern
•  Development Intern
•  Programming/Production Intern

The State Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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TICKET OFFICE SALES ASSOCIATE (PART-TIME)

Duties: A Ticket Office Sales Associate is the resource for information as well as the point of sale person on behalf of the State Theatre. Knowledge of policies, procedures, and performance details are essential in providing the desired level of customer service. The hours for this position will vary with the theatre’s schedule. Candidate must be available to work days, evenings and weekends. This is a great opportunity for those looking to begin a career in the arts industry. 

Qualifications: Excellent communication and customer service skills, a pleasant phone/interpersonal manner, general computer knowledge (Microsoft excel, word), basic mathematical skills, and a highly motivated/positive attitude. Prior Ticket Office or Tessitura ticketing software, and/or TicketMaster experience is a plus. Salary is hourly pay and competitive, based on experience. Hours are part-time, flexible, and vary with the theatre’s schedule – must work a combination of regular business hours and nights and weekends.

Application: Please stop by the State Theatre Ticket Office to pick up and fill out an application.

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USHERS (PART-TIME)

Management is looking for applicants with past experience in direct customer service as well as a wide array of hours of availability including days/nights/weekends/holidays. Management is looking for applicants with past experience in direct customer service as well as a wide array of hours of availability including days/nights/weekends/holidays.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Greet and Welcome all guests
• Direct all guests to their proper assigned seats
• Correct seating mistakes as necessary
• Provide prompt and professional responses to all audience inquiries
• Monitor and enforce Theatre patrons to ensure theatre policies regarding procedure and safety are followed
• Perform all pre- and post-performance tasks as directed by management
• Disperse any and all marketing materials as directed by management
• Assist all Theatre Guests in the event of an emergency to locate the nearest Exit or escape route to safety
• Light maintenance and cleaning
• Assist Special Needs and Handicapped guests as necessary


Physical/Mental Requirements Necessary:
• Ability to carry up to 40 lbs. waist high, including up & down stairs is required
• Ability to climb steps repeatedly is required
• Ability to descend/ascend ramps and inclines/declines
• Ability to stand for long periods of time is required
• Work indoors/outdoors in a fast-paced, busy environment, with environmental conditions such as noise, dust, heights, dark/dim/absence of lighting, and smoke. Incumbents must have the ability to bend, stretch, reach, and kneel without restriction.
• Must be able to communicate effectively in English, in both written and oral forms.
• Must have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
 • Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance, adhering to Theatre standards.
• Work varied shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays
• High School Diploma or equivalent is required
• Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required
• Experience with Two Way Radios is preferred   

Please email your resume and a cover letter to Theater Manager Jessica Trechak at JTrechak@statetheatrenj.org

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MARKETING/PR INTERNSHIP
The Marketing/PR intern will work closely with staff to implement marketing, promotions, public relations, and audience development initiatives. Tasks include writing, editing, and proofing press releases, blogs, website copy, e-blasts, and program copy; flyer distribution; working with social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube; and other projects as needed. The internship requires a minimum of 15 hours each week between Mon-Fri (9am-5:30pm).

Internships are unpaid, however, students may arrange to receive college credit.


To apply for this position, email your resume and cover letter to:

Kelly Blithe, Director of Communications
email

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GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP
The State Theatre is seeking an innovative graphic design intern to design and produce marketing materials for the State Theatre in a Mac-based environment. The paid internship requires a minimum of 20 hours anytime between Mon-Fri (9-5:30pm).

Responsibilities:

  •  Design and produce promotional materials such as posters, flyers, advertisements, brochures, etc.

  •  Design web graphics for the State Theatre website and internet advertising
  •  Various administrative duties such as cutting flyers, hanging posters, preparing items for distribution
  •  Assist the Art & Web Director with the creative workload


Requirements:

  •    High proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite: Adober InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator
  •    Strong typographic skills, ability to accept criticism, and good eye for proofing

  •    Knowledge of Quark Xpress, Dreamweaver, Video Editing, and HTML a plus

There is one paid internship available and students may arrange to receive college credit.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to:
Tracy Furr
Art & Web Director
State Theatre
11 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
or email (If you email, please include a few samples of your work)
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DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP
The State Theatre seeks an energetic and self-motivated college student with strong writing and interpersonal skills for an internship (2-3 days per week) with the development department of the State Theatre.

Responsibilities and duties include assistance in:


  •  Strong commitment to theater and education 
  •  Writing letters of inquiry, gift acknowledgements, and proposals
  •  Researching individual, corporate, and foundation prospects and donors
  •  Coordinating various projects
  •  Maintaining and updating contact lists
 
Qualified candidates include those with a major in English, communications, public relations, marketing or related fields (although all majors interested in work experience may apply) and in good academic standing. Candidates must possess strong writing skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and the Internet is required.
 
Internships are unpaid, however, students may arrange to receive college credit. Additionally, interns will be compensated for expenses related to off-site responsibilities.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to:
Leah Anglum, Development Associate for Donor Relations
email


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PROGRAMMING/PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP
The Programming/Production intern will work with both the Vice President of Programming and the Director of Production. Internship will include working with artist contracts, online research, database entry, artist hospitality, and other projects as needed. The internship requires a minimum of 8 hours each week between Mon-Fri (9am-5:30pm), plus some nights and weekends based on the theater’s show schedule.

Internships are unpaid, however, students may arrange to receive college credit.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to:
Brian O'Boyle, Vice President of Programming & Marketing
email



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