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Join the dedicated team of individuals responsible for staging, arranging, acting in, and producing The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's performances!
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is seeking a Development Associate to provide the overall administrative, data management and organizational support for the Development Department's individual giving program. The Development Associate is also responsible for managing the preparations and implementation of special events, including the Company's annual gala, VIP opening night celebrations and donor cultivation and stewardship receptions.
Applicants should demonstrate excellent administrative, organizational, interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills. Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team are essential. Applicants should be comfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, goal-driven environment. Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of two years experience in nonprofit fundraising or a related field required. Candidates must possess computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel as well as donor database/ticketing software. This position requires some evening and weekend availability.
Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references online here. Please address your cover letter to: Heidi Speckhart, Director of Development. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All information will be kept confidential according to EOE guidelines. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!
Part-Time Patron Services Associate
The Patron Services Associate is the face of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. The associate’s mission is to ensure that our patron’s experience is exceptional. The Patron Services Office provides concierge service, assisting patrons with anything that may enhance their experience. This can range from helping patrons pick out seats and dates to helping them find their way to the theater. The associate will build relationships with our patrons.
We seek individuals with a background in sales/customer service who are excellent speakers, courteous, friendly, and patient. The candidate should also have sales abilities. Box office experience and experience with Theatre Manager or other ticketing programs are a plus. Daytime, evening, and weekend hours are required.
Duties include: fielding calls, assisting patrons with sales, exchanges and general inquires, managing patron correspondences with the box office, cross-selling and upselling productions, making follow-up calls, assembling mailings (tickets, postcards, donation packages), entering and consolidating information in Theatre Manager, pulling basic reports, helping assistant management with maintenance and inventory of the gift shop and concessions, providing general support to the Patron Services Manager and Assistant Managers.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Antonio Romero, Sales and Patron Services Manager.