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Draper/First Hand – EMERGENCY REPLACEMENT

DESCRIPTION:
Orlando Shakespeare Theater, an AEA regional theatre company, is searching for an emergency replacement Draper/First Hands for the remainder our 10 show, 26th season.

This position will drape, pattern, and cut costumes according to the designers’ sketches and supervise Stitcher(s) in the production of building new costumes and altering existing costumes as assigned by the Costume Manager.


Responsibilities:
Draping and pattern-making for assigned designs; fitting costumes as assigned by Costume Manager; function as Stitcher when necessary; Supervising alterations and finish work on assigned costumes; measuring of new artists; anticipating need for overtime or over hire; maintaining excellence of product; training inexperienced personnel as necessary; maintaining clean, safe, and organized working space and environment; Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Minimum MFA in costume technology or comparable professional experience; Minimum 4 years draping at professional level; Demonstrated supervisory experience in a professional theatre setting; Strong knowledge of costume history and period patterns; Extensive knowledge of sewing and textiles; Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment; The capacity to solve problems and engage in creative thinking about challenges; Excellent time management, organizational and interpersonal skills; Excellent attention to detail.  This is an interim, full-time, seasonal position.

Travel and housing is not provided.

Qualified applicants should submit a current resume, cover letter and references (with e-mail contact) as a PDF via e-mail to:

production@orlandoshakes.org

All documents must be in PDF format. We request that you type in the subject line of your email the following information (improperly submitted applications will not be accepted):

First Hand: Your Last Name, Your First Name (Source from which you learned about this position)

[Example: First Hand: Spelvin, George (OST website)]

No phone calls please. Expires 12/31/2014


Guest Services - POSITION FILLED

DESCRIPTION:
Orlando Shakes is in search of a friendly and enthusiastic addition to the Guest Services team. Guest Services employees work with the Box Office Manager to help ensure that each patron has a fantastic customer service experience, from their first phone call to leaving the building after a performance. For a detailed description and job responsibilities, please click here.

Job requires weekend and evening hours.

Send cover letter and resume via e-mail to jobs@orlandoshakes.org with YOUR NAME and GUEST SERVICES in the subject. No Phone Calls Please. Deadline to Submit: 8/08/14

Click here to see the full job description.


Facility Caretaker - Part-Time

DESCRIPTION:
The Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is currently accepting applications a Part- Time Facilities Caretaker. The position reports to the Operations Lead. Responsibilities include the daily cleanliness and appearance of all public spaces, offices, and theaters based on a cleaning schedule; setup and breakdown meeting spaces used by the Theater and rental groups, securing the building at the end of the night, and other projects as deemed necessary by the Operations Lead. (Click here to see a full job description) The position is hourly, part-time evenings Wednesday through Sunday (8pm – 12am adjusted as needed). To apply, please send an email to jobs@orlandoshakes.org with the subject line FACILITIES CARETAKER, and include the following: cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


Individual Giving and Special Events Intern, Advancement Department

DESCRIPTION:
Looking for students interested in learning more about the ins and outs of non-profit work and as well as assist in increasing support from individuals and help plan special events and campaigns, which will positively impact the Orlando Shakespeare Theater.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

PROJECTS WILL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

COMPENSATION:

Qualified applicants should submit a current resume, cover letter to development@orlandoshakes.org. Subject Line: Intern and Last Name. No Phone Calls Please.


Corporate and Foundation Relations Intern

DESCRIPTION:
Looking for students interested in learning more about the ins and outs of non-profit work and as well as assist in increasing support from corporate partners and grant makers, which will positively impact the Orlando Shakespeare Theater.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

PROJECTS INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

Qualified applicants should submit a current resume, cover letter and references (with e-mail contact) as a PDF via e-mail to Development at development@orlandoshakes.org with subject line "CFR Intern."



 

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