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Careers & Volunteers

 

Technical Director, 2024-25 Season

 

Watertown Children’s Theatre at the Mosesian Center for the Arts (MCA) is seeking a Technical Director for our 2024-25 season. Technical Director will work in collaboration with the Scenic Designer/Painter as well as a full production staff.

 

Read the full job description here.

 

To apply, please email production.wct@mosesianarts.org

 

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Front of House Staff

 

Mosesian Center for the Arts at the Arsenal in Watertown has the following Front of House positions available. Shifts are primarily nights and weekends, with occasional matinee shifts and special events available. Candidates who can begin immediately are especially sought.

 

To apply for either or both positions, contact Director of Theater Operations and Facilities, Evan Fonseca, at evanfonseca@mosesianarts.org.

 

Patron Services Associate
Schedule: Part-time, Seasonal
Hourly Rate: $18

 

Patron Services Associates work at events in our several performance spaces: the 339-seat main stage, the flexible-seating black box, our rehearsal hall, and in the lobby.

 

Patron Services Associates serve in the roles of Box Office and House Management staff, with a team of two associates scheduled for each performance or event. As Box Office staff, Associates are responsible for:

 

  • Printing and selling tickets
  • Printing attendance lists
  • Answering audience questions about performances and the arts center generally


As House Managers, Associates are responsible for working with Box Office staff and Stage Management to coordinate:

 

  • Training volunteer ushers on their assigned duties
  • Ensuring ticket scanners and programs are ready at the doors
  • Opening the house
  • A smooth walk-in, and dealing with seating issues as they arise
  • Assisting patrons with access needs
  • Late seating
  • Keeping intermission on schedule
  • Post-show events
  • Closing the lobby
  • During emergencies, ensuring that patrons are safely evacuated if needed, and directing emergency personnel to the issue
  • Filling out nightly reports detailing the events of the day


When other events overlap, House Managers will work with the other Patron Services Associates to ensure smooth interaction between the events. 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Availability nights and weekends
  • Crowd Manager Certification (free online course)
  • Background check required
  • Excellent communications and customer service skills
  • Friendly, interested in the arts a plus!

 

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Concessions Bartender
Schedule: Part-time, Seasonal
Hourly Rate: $15 plus tips

 

Mosesian Arts bartenders serve at public and private events in the MBar, our concessions stand serving beer, wine, pre-mixed cocktails, soft drinks, and snacks. No mixed drinks, only pour and serve.

 

Interest in the arts is a huge plus, as we hope that this person will be engaged in the programming that we provide, and able to answer questions that patrons have about the arts center.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Availability nights and weekends
  • TIPS Certification or ServSafe Alcohol Certification
  • Background check required
  • Previous serving experience requested but not required for candidates with customer service background
  • Familiarity with Square POS is a plus
  • 18+
  • Friendly, interested in the arts a plus!

 

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Overhire Production Staff

 

Mosesian Center for the Arts frequently seeks overhire staff for various production positions. Inquires and resumes are kept on file and added to our call list for work as needed. Positions will vary in level of experience required and length of time commitment. Some positions do not require previous theatrical experience, and transferable skills are welcome. Salaries/compensation vary from a $20/hour minimum to higher levels for more experience and specialized skills.

 

Positions Sought

  • A1 (Audio Engineers) to operate and maintain sound equipment and collaborate with in-house production staff and visiting productions
  • Lighting Designers to collaborate with in-house production staff and visiting productions
  • Master Electricians to collaborate with in-house production staff and visiting productions
  • Master Carpenters to collaborate with in-house children’s theater production staff
  • Stage Crew to assist in all aspects of stage and facilities operation

 

Applications and Inquiries

Please submit a letter or email of interest with resume to the Director of Theater Operations and Facilities at operations@mosesianarts.org.
 

 

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Teaching Artists

As our arts education programming grows, Mosesian Center for the Arts often seeks additional Teaching Artists for Fall, Winter, and Spring terms and for Stages & Studios programs in the Summer and during February and April vacation weeks.

 

Qualifications

  • Prior experience teaching elementary school students
  • Interest in teaching participants of all skill and experience levels
  • Passion for the arts and developing arts curriculum/programming
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Punctuality, reliability, and flexibility
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with Youth Education Director
  • Reliable transportation to the Mosesian Arts

 

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Teaching Assistant Positions

The teaching assistant program provides mentorship in developing professional skills relating to various aspects of arts education and administration specific to each person’s interests. This is a pre-professional or early-career opportunity. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled. Please note that experience working with children is required for this position. Interested applicants should send a completed resumé and cover letter to education@mosesianarts.org.

 

To apply for Summer 2024 teaching assistant positions, fill out the application here.

 

Please note that experience working with children is required for arts education positions. Interested applicants should send a completed resumé and cover letter to education@mosesianarts.org.

 

MCA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

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Internships

The internship program is an opportunity for students in grades 6-12 to grow as artists, educators, and leaders. Students will gain real-world experience in the arts and mentorship to best facilitate their growth. Interested students should complete an Internship Application Form. If you would like to send a resumé (optional) or you have any questions please email education@mosesianarts.org.

 

To apply for Summer 2024 internship positions, fill out the application here.

 

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Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteer program connects community members to volunteer opportunities within the organization. Our volunteers contribute significantly to many areas of MCA including ushering for events, teaching assistance, event set-up and break-down, and other program and administrative support. It is a great way to give back to your community! To become a volunteer, please contact volunteer@mosesianarts.org.