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Interested in a career at the CM Performing Arts Center?  We’re currently accepting resumes for our upcoming shows.

For all positions, send resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

Job Openings

The CM Performing Arts Center is seeking a Box Office Associate.  The Box Office Associate handles front-line ticket sales, phone inquiries, and general administrative support.

Position Type:  Part Time Employee – $15/hr.
Reports to:  Box Office Manager

Responsibilities:
• Assist patrons with ticket orders in-person and over the phone.

• Answer phones and take messages.

• Complete general administrative tasks (filing, mailings, typing, etc.)

• Return voicemails and email inquiries.

• Other duties as assigned by Executive Director.
 
Requirements:
• Exemplary customer services skills.
 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 
• General computer skills and ability to quickly learn our box office software.
 
• Experience in a box office, retail, sales, office, or hospitality preferred.
 
To apply, send resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

The CM Performing Arts Center is expanding its marketing department.  The Director of Marketing & Public Relations is responsible for crafting and implementing CM’s marketing strategy including digital marketing, social media, print advertising, email, website maintenance, internal & external marketing, partnerships and outreach for all organization revenue channels including mainstage, children’s theatre, and special event programming, educational classes and workshops, touring shows, venue and production rentals, sponsorships and donations.

Position Type:  Employee – $50,000/year.
Reports to:  Executive Director

Responsibilities:
• Lead weekly marketing meetings to set goals, scheduling, and review progress.

• Track all marketing department expenditures and compare with program revenue to analyze ROI.  Produce reports to show success of marketing campaigns and areas for improvement.
• Plan social media content calendar and create/schedule posts across all digital channels including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, and TikTok.
• Manage on site digital signage for outdoor signage TVs, lobby advertising TV, concession/bar menu board, and digital headshot board.
• Collaborate with freelance graphic designers and content creators on all graphic and video asset needs.
• Collaborate with production staff to create marketing campaigns for each show.  Coordinate necessary production support of marketing efforts with staff.
• Track all website, email, and social analytics on a regular basis, looking for areas of opportunity or improvement.
• Manage website through WordPress content management platform.
• Create email marketing blasts through MailChimp.
• Solicit playbill advertising and potential show sponsors.
• Manage creation of playbill for all productions.
• Negotiate and coordinate print advertising with vendor representatives.
• Build relationships with community leaders and local business owners for partnerships.
• Other duties as assigned by Executive Director.
 
Requirements:
• 3-5 years experience in marketing.
• Experience in the performing arts is strongly recommended.
• Experience in education and/or the non-profit sector is a plus, but not required.
• Experience with graphic design and/ or video content creation in Canva, Adobe Creative Suite,  or other design programs is a plus.
• Experience with MailChimp, WordPress, and/or OvationTix, are a plus.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
 
To apply, send resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

Production Manager/Technical Director
The Production Manager/Technical Director is responsible for supervising the implementation and execution of designs and technology for Main Stage, Children’s Theatre, Educational Theatre, Rentals, and Special Events. The Technical Director manages the production department, including scenery, props, electrics, sound, projections, costumes, hair & makeup, scenery/prop/costume rentals, as well as the build, installation and maintenance of technical elements for all shows and events.

Position Type: Full Time Employee – $50,000/year.
Reports to: Executive Director

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with all Directors and Designers on the scenic drawing package, lighting and sound plots, offer suggestions, and give feedback on what is possible within the theatre’s technical limitations and budgetary outlines.
  • Collaborate the Scenic Designer, Lighting Designer, Sound Designer, and Projections Designer (if applicable) on the ground plan and section to coordinate obstructions, lighting fixture placement, boom placement, set electrics, speaker placement, and projector placement.
  • Coordinate the build and load in schedule for scenery, props, and electrics. Collaborate with the Production Carpenter and Production Electrician on department needs.
  • Collaborate with Scenic Supervisor to coordinate the scenery implementation (construction, painting, and installation) in accordance with the scenic design.
  • Track production expenditures to keep within the given Production Budget. Submit timely expense reports to Bookkeeper. Compile regular budget reports for Executive Team and Staff. Seek approval from Executive Director for any unbudgeted expenses.
  • Schedule, lead, and participate in all production meetings.
  • Be present at all technical and dress rehearsals.
  • Maintain design integrity of show by supervising or performing any maintenance required such as scenic touch ups, lamp changes, or equipment repairs.
  • Ensure all scenery and other technical elements meet local, state, and federal fire and safety codes.
  • Coordinate production department purchasing, including managing relationships with vendors and bidding process for larger expenses.
  • Collaborate with Executive Director and Board of Directors on long-term planning for capital expenses.
  • Ensure safe industry and OSHA standards in all shops and performance spaces.
  • Lead the production department through example to foster a respectful, productive, supportive, and creative workspace. Continually look for areas to improve production quality, morale, efficiency, and inclusivity.
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

Requirements:

  • Applicant should be comfortable building strong teams, supervising crew members, as well as getting their hands dirty whenever necessary.
  • Applicant should have experience in carpentry, electrics, and sound and have the ability to make small to medium equipment repairs as needed as well as the knowledge to coordinate larger equipment purchases and/or repairs.
  • Extensive experience in technical theatre.
  • Budgeting and other production management experience is a plus.
  • A bachelor’s degree in technical theatre or a related field is a plus, but not required

To apply, send resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

CM Performing Arts Center is a 501c3 non-profit community theatre located in Oakdale, NY. We are seeking a qualified bookkeeper to add to our finance team. Knowledge and experience with QuickBooks is required and essential. Experience with non-profits is a plus, but not required.

Duties include, but are not limited to: Quickbooks entries (AP & AR), Bank & Credit Card reconciliations, deposit preparation, new hire onboarding, check processing, budget tracking, and reporting. Bookkeeper will assist in preparation for annual audit and tax filings, along with organization’s CPA.

In addition to keeping books up to date, bookkeeper will generate regular P&L reports and balance sheets for review by the Board of Directors and Executive Team.

While some in-office work is required, there is flexibility to set your own schedule and work remotely from home as appropriate.

Starting at $20/hr.

Reports to: Executive Director and Board Treasurers.

To apply, send resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

The Front of House Manager supervises all audience services for Main Stage, Children’s Theatre, Educational Theatre, Rentals, and Special Events, including house management, ushers, ticket scanners, and concessions sales. Front of House Manager handles recruitment, training, and scheduling of volunteers and front of house staff, inventory and purchasing of concession items, manages relationships with food & beverage vendors and partners, and collaborates with the box office and administrative office on daily show operations. The Front of House Manager is a key player in ensuring patrons have an excellent show experience.

Position Type: Part Time Employee – $15,600/year.
Reports to: Executive Assistant to the Executive Director and Executive Director

To apply, send resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

The Technical Theatre Instructor teaches sessions in scenic design, set construction, costumes, makeup, lighting, sound, stage management, and other technical theatre disciplines for CM Summer Camps and Educational Programs.

Position Type: Part Time Employee – starting at $16/hr.
Reports to: Executive Director

To apply, send resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

CM Performing Arts Center is seeking a costume designer for teen and educational programs.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Crafting Costume Plot in consultation with Director and Creative Team.
  • Pulling clothes from CM’s costume stock, purchasing, and building costumes as necessary.
  • Budgeting the costume plot to work within the given production budget.
  • Tracking show expenditures and submitting timely expense reports and receipts to bookkeeper.
  • Coordinating fittings with performers and stage manager.
  • Performing wardrobe repairs as needed.
  • Restoring costumes to CM inventory following production’s close.

Requirements:

  • Hand and machine stitching a plus.
  • Experience working with teenagers and young people.

To apply, send resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

Submit Your Resume

While there are no specific openings, we are always accepting applications for the following positions:

To Apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

To Apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

To Apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

To Apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

To Apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

To Apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

To Apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

To Apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

Assist with small facility repairs and other handy work (i.e. hanging shelves, installing doorstops, general repairs, etc.).

To Apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

Customer-service centric job.  Welcoming VIP guests, assisting with VIP drink orders, seat-side concession orders/delivery, and cleanup.

To Apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

Teachers and assistant teachers in acting, dance, and music.

To Apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@cmpac.com.

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