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TPAC EMPLOYMENT AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Food and Beverage
Part-Time Bartenders
Part-Time Café Workers

House
Assistant House Manager - Usher Staff Coordinator 

Marketing
Digital Video Internship
Graphic Design Internship
Marketing Internship
Public Relations Internship

Technical
Technical Assistant - Audio

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Food and Beverage: Part-Time Bartenders

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center is hiring part-time, non-exempt bartenders who will represent TPAC in a timely, positive, friendly, and courteous manner to any and all patrons who visit a TPAC beverage serving station.

Primary duties and responsibilities:
• Staff TPAC events & receptions as directed by F&B management. Shifts consist of night and weekend hours primarily, with some weekday shifts.
• Bar set-up and breakdown of sales locations including, but not limited to, stable and mobile bars.
• Clean and properly stock of all pertinent areas.
• Sell and complete proper money exchange with customers.
• Complete all issued inventory control reports.

The above listed duties are not all inclusive. This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

Qualifications:
Experience Required

• Previous bartending experience
• Previous cash-handling experience
• Valid ABC card
• Bartender/beverage training

Skills and Knowledge Required
• Strong customer service skills.
• Basic math and writing skills.
• Ability to handle a stressful environment
• Strong verbal skills

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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House: Assistant House Manager - Usher Coordinator

The House Department of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center seeks one qualified individual for the position of Assistant House Manager - Usher Staff Coordinator.  Interviews begin in January for this full-time position.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

JOB TITLE:  Assistant House Manager - Usher Coordinator
EXEMPT: No
DEPARTMENT: House
REPORTS TO:  Senior House Manager

GOAL
Assists in creating a positive front-of-house environment where clients and audiences are made to feel welcome, safe and cared for by house staff and volunteers

OBJECTIVES

  1. Serves as House Manager on Duty (HMoD) for events speaking on behalf of the audience/ patron, upholding client requests, and making judgement calls based on audience needs or production specifics. 
  2. Work with the Senior House Manager to create a unified front of house staff
  3. Schedule TPAC’s usher staff

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assistant House Manager

  1. Serves as House Manager on Duty (HMoD) for events working with both the audience and client to maintain excellence in customer service and safety. 
    • Works as a communication liaison between the audience and other TPAC departments on behalf of the audience.
    • Resolves patron/ audience issues or complaints during events
    • Ensures the continuity of safety, capacity and emergency evacuations in all venues
  2. Manage and direct house staff and volunteers during events by delegating work assignments and evaluating performance
    • Implement customer service plan by guiding house staff and volunteers in the assurance of quality effort and effective resolution to customer issues and complaints.
    • Implement house policies and staff training that include life safety plans for all theaters
  3. Report facility and operational issues related to housekeeping, maintenance, parking, security and safety to the Senior House Manager and persons in Operations, Programming and Facility Management
  4. Assists in the daily upkeep of H level office
    • Copy house forms necessary for events (event pay sheets, time sheets, FOH sheets, etc.),
  5. Create production folders, pulls time sheets, prepares event staff communication, audits time sheets, as needed
  6. Complete night of show settlements, as needed
  7. Create the House Staff newsletter (4) times a year.
  8. Assist with yearly training for house staff and volunteer cores, as needed

Usher Staff Coordinator

  1. Schedule ushers utilizing methods that assure appropriate placement of skill set and physical requirements/ limitations.
    • Communicate and confirm the need for event staff with the appropriate Event Manager
  2. Maintain usher involvement by tracking sign-ups and missed work calls
    • Ensure usher involvement and counsel usher participation (as needed)
  3. Communicate budgetary needs and expenses to the Senior House Manager
  4. Suggest paid staff promotions and demotions to the Senior House Manager
  5. Assist the Senior House Manager in the interviewing of new staff
  6. Assist the Senior House Manager in planning and implimenting Usher Staff trainings, awards and recognition

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Food and Beverage: Part-Time Café Workers

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center is hiring timely, positive, friendly, and courteous café workers for part-time, non-exempt positions.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Staff TPAC events & receptions as directed by Food and Beverage management.  Shifts consist of night and weekend times primarily with some weekday shifts.
  • Effectively set-up and breakdown sales locations including, but not limited to, Café, water cart, mobile sales points & merchandise.
  • Clean and properly stock of all pertenant areas.
  • Complete proper money exchange with customers, consistent with policies of the F&B and Business departments.
  • Complete all issued inventory control reports.

The above listed duties are not all inclusive.  This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.                           

Qualifications:

Experience Required:

  • Previous cash handling experience
  • Prior customer service experience

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Basic math and writing skills
  • Strong verbal skills
  • Ability to handle a stressful environment

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Marketing: Digital Video Internship

The Digital Video Intern assists in the creation and distribution of original content and other assets for TPAC, the HCA/TriStar Broadway at TPAC Season, and special TPAC Presents programs. Standard hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with flexible scheduling to fulfill required hours for class credit; internship schedules vary depending on each individual's availability and required credit hours. Priority will be given to students who require an internship for class credit.

Compensation: TPAC internships are unpaid, however, they are enriching experiences and great opportunities for networking. Parking expenses up to $10/day will be reimbursed. (Please note that receipts for parking are necessary for reimbursement.)

Responsibilities: The Digital Video Intern will assist the Digital Content Manager in day-to-day job duties. This includes, but is not limited to: assistance with the creation of original content, localization of various event medias, and management of TPAC video content archive.

Qualifications: Candidate must be proficient in the use of popular NLE software. Currently, Digital Video Interns are equipped with a Quad-Core Mac Pro running OSX 10.8 and Adobe CS5.5.

To apply: Please submit a resume and references to video@tpac.org.

Please, NO phone calls.

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Marketing: Graphic Design Internship

The Graphic Design Intern assists in the creation of print and electronic advertising for TPAC, the HCA/TriStar Broadway at TPAC Season, shows at War Memorial Auditorium, and special TPAC Presents programs. Standard hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with flexible scheduling to fulfill required hours for class credit; internship schedules vary depending on each individual’s availability and required credit hours. Priority will be given to students who require an internship for class credit.

Compensation: TPAC internships are unpaid, however, they are enriching experiences and great opportunities for networking. Parking expenses up to $10/day will be reimbursed. (Please note that receipts for parking are necessary for reimbursement.)

Responsibilities: The Graphic Design Intern will assist the Creative Services Manager in day-to-day job duties. This includes, but is not limited to: assistance with the design and layout of TPAC publications such as Center Stage playbills, the On Stage rack brochure produced three times a year, and special programming and event materials; production of print advertising for shows such as ads, flyers, postcards, posters, and other signage; and occasional creation of electronic projects such as PowerPoint presentations, Flash movies, e-blast images, and web graphics.

Qualifications:  Must be a junior or senior-level college student majoring in Graphic Design. Candidate must be skilled in the use of Adobe CS software (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator). Currently, Graphic Design Interns are equipped in the Creative Services office with a Mac Pro running Adobe Creative Cloud on a 27" widescreen HD display.

To apply: Please submit a resume and references to graphics@tpac.org, or mail/fax to:

TPAC Creative Services
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN  37219
Fax  615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Marketing: General Marketing Internship


The Marketing Intern supports the efficiency of the marketing department at TPAC, working with various members of the Marketing Department to keep day-to-day operations on track. Overall goals are to brand TPAC as a leader in the arts community and drive ticket sales to meet operational budgets for the organization.

Responsibilities: Provides phone coverage at the front desk for TPAC's Office Manager on Friday from 11:30-noon and 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Also serves as full-time coverage when the Office Manager is out of the office. Supports the Marketing Assistant in almost all areas of maintenance: upkeep of season and show brochures, setting up the marketing table and panel for performances, newspaper tearsheets for settlement, contacting and filing for all donation requests, delivery and distribution of Center Stage magazine, delivery of show posters throughout the season, filing of institutional comp ticket records. Fulfills donation requests as approved by management. Helps marketing staff issue tickets that are approved for promotional, trade, sponsorship and institutional purposes. Updates comp ticket reports for each show under the supervision of the Broadway Marketing Manager. Assists the Broadway Marketing Manager in promotional events. Assists the Marketing Assistant in maintaining the general marketing email inbox and TPAC website maintenance. Assists in ongoing research projects for the TPAC Marketing department by compiling the data from various survey projects and register-to-win boxes, etc.

The above listed duties are not all inclusive. This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

Qualification Requirements: No prior experience is necessary, but preferably the applicant has an interest in advertising, marketing, communications, or business management.

Skills and Knowledge Required

1. Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. HTML skills (for the creation of e-marketing campaigns) also desired.
2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
3. Must be able to manage several projects at once. Organization is key!

To apply: Please submit a resume and references to marketing@tpac.org, or mail/fax to:

TPAC
Attn: Marketing
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN  37219
Fax  615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Marketing: Public Relations Internship


The Public Relations Intern supports the efficiency of the Marketing and Communications department at TPAC, working with various communications staff members to keep day-to-day operations of the Broadway season and performances on track. Overall goals are to publicize TPAC as a leader in the arts community and drive ticket sales to meet operational budgets for the organization.


Responsibilities: Supports the Manager of Public Relations and Community Outreach with implementing public relations strategies for the Broadway series and specials as well as the Viva Broadway/Bravo TPAC initiative. This includes but is not limited to: contributing to creating the PR plan for each Broadway show and special, crafting social media content, assisting during the preparation of opening night, helping set up during press events and Bravo TPAC events, continue ongoing social media research projects, delivering show posters to various locations, and logging press hits.

The above listed duties are not all inclusive. This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

Qualification Requirements: The applicant should have an interest in public relations, communications, and media relations; with at least one year of secondary education focused on these fields of study.


Skills and Knowledge Required
1. Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and familiarity with social platforms.
2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
3. Must be able to manage several projects at once.
4. Ability to speak Spanish is not required but desired.

While this is an unpaid position, TPAC does provide parking for interns.

To apply: Please submit a resume and references to dmedina@tpac.org, or mail/fax to:

TPAC
Attn: Marketing
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN  37219
Fax  615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Technical: Technical Assistant- Audio

JOB TITLE:              Technical Assistant- Audio
EXEMPT:                  No
DEPARTMENT:        Technical
REPORTS TO:         Technical Director

 

GOAL

To provide the highest quality audio and visual elements to support the theatrical productions in our 4 theaters, support areas, and lobbies and run outs.

OBJECTIVES

1.  Provide audio and video expertise pursuant of a production’s needs and show advances.
2.  Implement and maintain equipment and systems within the four theaters including lobbies and support areas.
3.  Maintaining and protecting all audio and video equipment and facilities.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist clients in implementation of their audio and video needs.
  2. Supervises crew for assigned maintenance or events.
  3. Provides event related technical support to event technical director and supervisor.
  4. Ensures safety of department specific equipment and all personnel.
  5. Assist with equipment and system installation
  6. Maintain all audio and video technical equipment

The above listed duties are not all inclusive.  This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Experience Required

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 2 to 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
                                               
Skills and Knowledge Required

1.  In-depth knowledge of theatrical systems & equipment specifically audio and video
2.  Having managerial and communication abilities for interpersonal relationships with clients, various depts., full and part –time technical staff members
3.  Experience with Audio software (Pro-Tools, Smaart, Q-Lab, Meyer and Harmon) and Network Audio Signals a plus.
4. Bench Repair Work Skills: Wiring, Cabling Standards, Soldering, Component Skills.

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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