Fringe Festival Jobs

Capital Fringe is looking looking for energetic, engaging and proactive people with positive attitudes that want to support art and artists to work with us on the 12th Annual Capital Fringe Festival, July 6 to 23 and the extension week 25 to 31.

FRINGE FESTIVAL PRODUCTION TEAM

BUILD LOAD IN/OUT CREW

Crew with experience in theatrical electrics, audio systems, carpentry, painting or other production skills are needed to prepare and install the Fringe Festival’s indoor theatrical venues and the outdoor Baldacchino Tent site.

Capital Fringe is looking for build and load-in crew for the 12th Annual Capital Fringe Festival, July 6 to 31, 2017. Crew with experience in theatrical electrics, audio systems, carpentry, painting or other production skills are needed to prepare and install the Fringe Festival’s indoor theatrical venues and the outdoor Baldacchino Tent site.

Responsibilities:

  • Interpreting floorplans / Draftings
  • Building seating platforms, decks and other projects as needed
  • Hanging, circuiting and focusing theatrical lighting equipment as needed
  • Setting up audio equipment as needed
  • Load in and load out of all festival venues Any other reasonable tasks required in the preparation, construction, and installation of Capital Fringe venues.

Qualifications

  • Carpentry skills
  • Experience with Theatrical lighting and sound equipment;
  • Be physically fit and not afraid of getting dirty and sweating
  • Knowledge of construction, shop safety, and project management
  • Grace and a sense of humor under pressure

Time Commitment

Crew members will be scheduled according to availability. In addition to prep work in the Fringe scene shop, Capital Fringe seeks crew during the following periods: June 20 to June 26 – Baldacchino Tent build. June 30 to July 5 Festival indoor venues load-in. July 31 to August 6 - Festival indoor and outdoor venues strike.

Compensation

$15 to $17 per hour commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Email resume with references to jobs@capitalfringe.org Please put “Festival Crew” in the subject line. Applications will remain open until positions are filled.

BOX OFFICE AND FRONT OF HOUSE TEAM

BOX OFFICE MANAGER

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dependable team player to fill the full-time summer contract position of Box Office Manager.

In conjunction with the Box Office Assistant and staff, the Box Office Manager is responsible for the development, maintenance and management of the Capital Fringe Festival Box Office. The Box Office Manager is responsible for hiring their team. This position reports to the CEO.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the inputting of all festival data into the ticketing software.
  • Lead on the design and production of all festival passes and box office signs.
  • Compose and/or maintain all box office information and documents accordingly.
  • Lead with financial reconciliations and cash management.
  • Lead daily operations of the Fringe Festival venue box offices.
  • Liaise with Production regarding box office issues.
  • Lead in hiring, training, scheduling & supervising box office staff.
  • Lead with training and continuously collaborate with box office staff.
  • Communicate effectively and provide quality service to patrons, sponsors & funders.
  • Collaborate with external service providers progressively and effectively.
  • Become familiar with and execute all Box Office policies accordingly.
  • Deal with customer service issues quickly, professionally and effectively in a bustling festival atmosphere.
  • Provide exceptional support to all levels of management, staff and volunteers.
  • Ensures tasks and duties are being completed in a timely and accurate manner.

Qualifications

  • Box Office experience would be an asset.
  • An appreciation and passion for the arts and artists is an asset.
  • Knowledge of a theatre environment, specifically the Fringe Festival is an asset.
  • Experience with computers and general office administration skills.
  • Proficient with Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Windows Software.
  • Cash management experience.
  • Creative minded with the ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Ability to adapt to unforeseen circumstances in a bustling festival environment.
  • Possess excellent customer service, problem solving and troubleshooting skills - positive attitude.
  • Working weekends and evenings will be required.
  • Some physical work required.

Time Commitment

July 6 to 23 with the extension week the 25 to 31. Box Office Manager starts part-time in late May and full time June through the first week of August.

Compensation:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Email cover letter and resume with reference to jobs@capitalfringe.org. Please put “Box Office Manager” in the subject line. Deadline for applicants is March 1, 2017.

ASSISTANT BOX OFFICE MANAGER

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dependable team player to fill the full-time summer contract position of Assistant Box Office Manager.

In conjunction with the Box Office Manager, the Assistant is responsible for the development, maintenance and management of the Capital Fringe Festival Box Office. The Assistant Box Office Manager will be supervised directly by the Box Office Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Assists with the inputting of all festival data into the ticketing software.
  • Collaborate on the design and production of all festival passes and box office signs.
  • Compose and/or maintain all box office information and documents as directed.
  • Assists with financial reconciliations and cash management.
  • Communicate effectively and provide quality service to patrons, sponsors & funders.
  • Become familiar with and execute all Box Office policies accordingly.
  • Deal with customer service issues quickly, professionally and effectively in a bustling festival atmosphere.
  • Provide exceptional support to all levels of management, staff and volunteers.
  • Ensures tasks and duties are being completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Undertake any other duties assigned by the Box Office Manager.

Qualifications

  • Box Office experience would be an asset.
  • An appreciation and passion for the Arts is an asset.
  • Knowledge of a theatre environment, specifically the Fringe Festival is an asset.
  • Experience with computers and general office administration skills.
  • Proficient with Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Windows Software.
  • Cash management experience.
  • Creative minded with the ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Ability to adapt to unforeseen circumstances in a bustling festival environment.
  • Possess excellent customer service, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Working weekends and evenings will be required. Some physical work required.

Time Commitment

12th Annual Fringe Festival runs July 6 to 23 with an extension week 25 to 31. Assistant Box Office Manager starts part time in mid-June and full-time throughout the festival. Festival Box Office hours range from 10am to 11pm.

To Apply

Email cover letter and resume with reference jobs@captialfringe.org. Please put “Box Office Assistant” in the subject line. Applications will remain open until positions are filled.

VENUE MANAGERS

Fringe Festival Venue Managers act as the primary point of contact of Capital Fringe to the Fringe Run Venue contacts, artists, volunteers and patrons of their particular venue. The Venue Manager will be in place to oversee and assist their assigned artists and work with the venue and Fringe production staff. This position reports to the Program Manager.

We need those applying to have a positive attitude, ability to problem solve, excellent communication skills, and stay cool and happy under pressure. The Venue Manager primarily serves as house manager, but should have a basic understanding of technical equipment, with the ability to troubleshoot in the event of equipment failure. Venue Managers ensure a smooth, and pleasant, experience for both Fringe artists and audiences alike.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with assigned venue contact person during the Festival to ensure proper use of the space.
  • Oversee fast-paced, repertory performance schedule for multiple productions.
  • Assist and supervise Fringe artists during performances and technical rehearsals.
  • Work with Box Office Staff to ensure good communication with patrons, and to get shows started on time.
  • Handle technical problems or needs of artists with the assistance of production staff.
  • Assist with load-in and load-out of all venues.

Qualifications

  • An appreciation and passion for the arts and artists is an asset.
  • Knowledge of a theatre environment, specifically the Fringe Festival is an asset.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and work independently.
  • Experience in a customer-facing role; event front of house or box office a plus.
  • Ability to manage large crowds on a tight schedule.
  • Creative minded with the ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Ability to adapt to unforeseen circumstances in a bustling festival environment.
  • Possess excellent customer service, problem solving and troubleshooting skills - positive attitude.
  • Working weekends and evenings will be required.
  • Some physical work required.

Time Commitment

July 1 – August 1, 2017.

Compensation

This is a seasonal contract position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

To Apply

Email cover letter and resume to jobs@capitalfringe.org. Please put “Venue Manager” in the subject line. Deadline for applicants is March 1, 2017.

FRINGE ARTS BAR TEAM

Fringe Festival Bartenders

Bartenders must be energetic with the ability to work in a high-paced environment. Opportunities to bartend throughout the the Fringe Festival in July both at an inside Fringe Arts Bar and outside at the beer garden. Must have open availability June 22 – July 31, Tuesdays – Sundays. Paid hourly position + great tips. Email jobs@capitalfringe.org

Fringe Festival Bar-Backs

Bar-Backs must be energetic with the ability to work in a high-paced environment. Opportunities to serve as a bar-back throughout the Fringe Festival in July both at an inside Fringe Arts Bar and outside at the beer garden. Must have open availability June 22 – July 31, Tuesdays – Sundays. Paid hourly position. Email jobs@capitalfringe.org

Fringe Festival Security

Security personnel must be energetic with the ability to work in a high-paced environment. Opportunities to serve as security throughout the Fringe Festival in July both at an inside Fringe Art Bar and outside at the beer garden. Must have open availability June 22 – July 31, Tuesdays – Sundays. Paid hourly position. Email jobs@capitalfringe.org

Capital Fringe is an equal opportunity employer. Fringe thanks all applicants in advance for applying; however, only those being considered for the position will be contacted for an interview.


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