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Job Openings at Magnus Theatre!

 

Magnus Theatre Show Crew – Seasonal

Magnus Theatre is currently accepting applications for the position of Show Crew for the 2015/2016 Season. The position will require working approximately 3 weeks on, with varying daytime and evening hours, and then off for 2 weeks.

Although on the job training will be available, the ideal candidate will:

  • have prior experience in theatre, preferably working backstage with a Stage Manager and Actors
  • be able to work daytime, evenings, and weekends
  • be well organized
  • be quick to learn and adaptable to changing situations
  • be physically able to work on their feet for periods of time (up to 4 hours at a stretch during the running of a show; up to 5 hours at a stretch during the technical week of set up).
  • duties may include assisting actors with quick costume changes (including wigs)
  • be willing to learn how to operate theatrical effects and/or equipment such as a follow spot, fog machine. etc.
  • may also be required at times to work at heights
  • should feel at ease working in very low light conditions backstage

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Expected start date will be Sunday, September 6, 2015.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter, by email or regular mail, to:

Daniel Dimond

Technical Manager

Magnus Theatre
10 Algoma Street South
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 3A7
Office: (807) 345-8033 Ext: 229
Fax: (807) 345-0291
Email: magnustechman@gmail.com

CLICK HERE to download a printable PDF version of the job posting

 

Box Office /Receptionist – Full-time (35 hrs/wk)
DEADLINE EXTENDED!

The Box Office/Receptionist will provide box office and reception services in a pleasant and friendly manner to Magnus Theatre patrons in person and via telephone.  Duties include customer service; accepting payments, prepare daily sales’ reconciliations, prepare correspondence, order supplies; book travel and accommodation for artists; participate in fundraising events and activities, as required.

Qualifications:   experience in customer service and/or office environment, well organized with attention to detail, ability to multi-task, strong people / communication skills, ability to stay calm under pressure in a sometimes fast-paced environment, reliable, strong computer skills (MS Office – excel, word, outlook), ability to learn new software programs quickly and easily.  Interested candidates are invited to apply in confidence by Friday, August 14, 2015 to: GM, Magnus Theatre, by fax to (807) 345-0291 or by e-mail to generalmanager@magnus.on.ca

Please put the job title in the subject line of your email or else your application will not be opened.

Please note:  interviews will begin August 17th, however, the deadline date for applications will be extended weekly until a suitable candidate is found.

Magnus Theatre thanks all applicants for their interest.  However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLICK HERE to download a printable PDF version of the job posting

 

Box Office /Admin Assistant – Full-time (35 hrs/wk)
DEADLINE EXTENDED!

The Box Office/Office Admin Assistant will provide shared box office services in a pleasant and friendly manner to Magnus Theatre patrons in person and via telephone.  They will provide a wide range of basic bookkeeping and administrative support services primarily to the Administration Department; backup the reception desk; generate box office reports; assist with daily sales’ reconciliations and prepare bank deposits; review and process accounts payable; prepare confidential computer generated documents; proof read and review draft documents for accuracy; assist with financial reconciliations; participate in fundraising events and activities, as required.

Qualifications:   experience in customer service and/or a business/office environment; customer service skills, verbal and written communication skills; well organized; ability to multi-task and stay calm in a sometimes fast-paced environment; strong computer skills (MS Office – excel, word, outlook), ability to learn new software programs quickly and easily.  Interested candidates are invited to apply in confidence by Friday, August 14, 2015 to: GM, Magnus Theatre, by fax to (807) 345-0291 or by e-mail to generalmanager@magnus.on.ca

Please put the job title in the subject line of your email or else your application will not be opened.

Please note:   interviews will begin August 17th, however, the deadline date for applications will be extended weekly until a suitable candidate is found.

Magnus Theatre thanks all applicants for their interest.  However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLICK HERE to download a printable PDF version of the job posting

 

 

 

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are one of the key components to Magnus Theatre! There are many opportunities for you to become involved at the theatre – some of the exciting volunteer roles available are:

  • Community Show Committee Member
  • Usher
  • Concession Assistants (Smart Serve required) 
  • Production / Backstage
  • Costumes
  • Clerical (Administrative)
  • Bingos

Please contact Jerron Fuchihara, Volunteer Coordinator, at volunteer@magnus.on.ca