Special Events Manager
People’s Light seeks an experienced Special Events Manager to work with volunteer committees and lead fundraising events including a golf tournament, auction/gala, and other special events. 25-30 hours per week. Requirements: 3-5 years of experience specifically in non-profit fundraising event management, college degree, affinity for the performing arts, excellent communications and teamwork approach. Please send resume and cover letter to Jane Moss, Director of Development, at email@example.com.
Marketing & Communications Intern (Summer)
The intern will work closely with the marketing staff to help build capacity and increase diversity for the many offerings at People’s Light. Interns may assist with audience research, special events, group sales, direct mail, digital assets and subscription and single ticket campaigns. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational and computer skills, be interested in theatre, thrive in a fast-paced, independent environment and have the desire to work with an enthusiastic and creative team. The intern will be supervised by the Marketing Assistant.
• Assist with preparation of press kits and actor packets
• Assist with mailings and postering in local communities
• Provide support at marketing promo events
• Attend marketing meetings and participate in brainstorming
• Develop social media content for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
• Update press lists
• Assist with web research for new trends/best practices
• Create flyers, vouchers or other collateral materials
• Adding our productions and events to various online event calendars
Applicants interested in learning about the day-to-day functions of a professional theater marketing department should apply. This position is well-suited for candidates with an interest in the world of marketing in the non-profit arts sector. Publisher a plus.
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15, 2016. No phone calls please.
If you are interested in auditioning for People's Light, here's what you need to know: The People’s Light is a LORT D theatre. People's Light has a resident company of over 20 actors, but also casts some equity and non-equity roles from outside the company. Auditions are held on an invitation-only basis. For consideration, submit your headshot/resume to email@example.com or by mail to:
Andrew Kane, Executive Assistant & Resident Casting Director
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA 19355
Ticketing Service Representatives
Now accepting applicants for part-time box office ticketing representative positions to start work no later than February, 2015. Successful candidates must have flexible schedules and be able to work nights and weekends. Applicants should be computer literate, comfortable with a high volume of telephone calls, have the ability to multitask, and enjoy working with the public. Customer service and Tessitura ticketing software experience is a plus. Candidates must have reliable transportation. The box office is open year-round, offers 14-29 hours per week when in production, and is great for recent college grads and those individuals seeking entry level arts administration positions.
Please mail, e-mail, or fax resume to the Box Office Manager, Ronald L. Wright Jr. at People’s Light, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355. Fax: 610-640-9521, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, no phone calls.
House Management Staff
People’s Light seeks part-time house management staff for our 2015/2016 Season. Primarily evening, and weekend hours available, along with occasional daytime hours. Applicants should be comfortable with face to face patron interaction, monetary sales/transactions, and selling basic concessions. Customer service and retail experience is a plus. Must have transportation. Please mail, e-mail, or fax resume to the Front of House Manager, Julie Anne Evans, at People’s Light and Theater Co., 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355. Fax: 610.640.9521, e-mail: email@example.com. Please, no phone calls.
We are not currently accepting unsolicited scripts.
If you are interested in being an usher, please contact the House Manager at 610.647.1900 x195 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For all other volunteer positions, please email email@example.com.
People’s Light seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of Chester County and our surrounding community. Applicants from populations historically underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply. People’s Light is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applications without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, or veteran status.