Employment

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More positions may be added; please check back for updated information. Please note: All company members will be required to follow all COVID-19 health and safety policies and procedures, including mask wearing and testing. To apply, please prepare your one page Resume and one page Cover Letter in a single PDF file and complete the Glimmerglass Employment Application Form by clicking the button below. -Some positions (Carpentry, Costumes, Costume Crafts, Design, Hair & Makeup, Paints, Props, and Photography) may require examples of your previous work- please include either a link to your digital portfolio/webpage or images with descriptions on additional pages at the end of your PDF submission. Online portfolio is preferred. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters company wide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. Click here to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas.

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

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Updated: May 3, 2023

Job Title: Photographer (Independent Contractor) 

Department: Communications

Reports to: Director of Communications

Effective Date: Summer Seasonal (Early June- Late August) 

Two positions available: one full-time and one part-time

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks candidates for its Communication Department. The photographer reports to the Director of Communications. The Photographer provides high-resolution images of the 2023 Festival suitable for web and print use, including archival and press quality images of mainstage productions, and documentation of concerts, lectures, coachings, Glimmerglass personnel as needed, backstage, general Festival ambiance, and other subjects and events as mutually agreed upon; liaise with stage management and appropriate company members to coordinate access to rehearsals, shows, and other events. The company provides seasonal housing. 

The candidate must be willing to abide by The Glimmerglass Festival’s Covid policies, including testing and wearing a mask while on campus. In addition, a clean driver’s license is helpful. 

Requirements: The position requires standing, walking, and bending during the entire shift. The photographer is required to provide their equipment (camera/s and editing).

JOB TITLE: Communications Associate (Full Time)

DEPARTMENT: Communications

REPORTS TO: Director of Communications

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire a Communications Associate to work within the Communications Department to expand awareness of The Glimmerglass Festival and loyalty among ticket buyers, donors, and community members while supporting the company’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Write, edit, and/or proofread copy for outgoing communications, including news releases, social media posts, e-newsletters, website and blog, brochures, and magazines, working to ensure materials reflect The Glimmerglass Festival’s reputation, brand, and commitment to anti-racism, inclusivity, and equity. 
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Glimmerglass website, including posting blogs and updating wepages.
  • Support all aspects of social media, including, but not limited to, drafting copy, designing graphics, taking photos/video, scheduling content, responding to comments, and managing profile details for organization accounts
  • Monitor and document press and media hits, digital conversations around relevant topics, and identifying opportunities to promote The Glimmerglass Festival; manage press database.   
  • Assist in managing program book advertising solicitations and fulfillment, processing contracts and payments, and performing follow-up tasks as needed.
  • With Box Office cross-training, assist with database editing and ticket sales on an as-needed basis, which may include public sale days and when Box Office staff must be out of the office. 
  • Summer season tasks may include: Staffing audience services/press desk or gift shop, and greeting group leaders as needed.
  • Provide general administrative support and help manage day-to-day department activities, including budget tracking, digital file organization, and archiving press and marketing materials.
  •  This position is full-time, $20.00/Hr. with benefits.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks candidates for its housekeeping staff for the upcoming 2023 Festival Season. Housekeepers will work as a member of a small team and report to either the Housing Coordinator or the Operations Manager, depending on their daily scheduled location. Off-campus, Housekeepers will be responsible for set-up and cleaning of Glimmerglass residences and some leased properties. On-campus, Housekeepers will be responsible for maintaining Staff common spaces as well as all Patron-accessed facilities. Candidates must be reliable and able to do some light lifting. The candidate must be willing to abide by The Glimmerglass Festival’s COVID policies, including testing and wearing a mask while on campus. Clean driver’s license helpful. $15/hour. Some positions available as early as mid March and as late as the end of October. To apply, please complete the application process by completing the Employment Application Form. Interested parties can also call our offices at (607) 547-0700 or email search@glimmerglass.org.

Job Title: Parking Attendant

Classification: Summer-Seasonal, full-time, non-exempt position

Department: Operations

Reports to: Concessions Manager & Operations Assistant

 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks candidates for its parking services staff (summer-seasonal). 

The primary responsibilities of this position shall include:

  1. Controlling traffic at entrances and exits
  2. Evaluating parking to ensure optimal utilization of the area and maintain the safety of all guests.
  3. Directing motorists to parking areas or parking spaces, using hand signals or flashlights as necessary. 

 The candidate must be willing to abide by The Glimmerglass Festival’s COVID policies, including testing and wearing a mask while on campus. 

This position runs from July 2 – August 20. $14.20/hour Eligible for overtime.

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters companywide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

All positions will be posted for two weeks prior to the start of the interview process and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

To apply, please prepare a Cover Letter and Resume (including three references) in a single PDF document. Submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE and filling out the Employment Application Form. 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks candidates for its maintenance and facilities staff. The position reports to the Facilities Supervisor and assists in maintaining the Festival’s properties, working both indoors and outdoors. The candidate must be willing to abide by The Glimmerglass Festival’s Covid policies, including testing and wearing a mask while on campus. In addition, a clean driver’s license is helpful. 

Physical Requirements: The position requires standing, walking, and bending during the entire shift. Must be able to push/pull and lift 50 lbs. Hourly wage will be considered based on education level and work experience, with a range starting at $15/hour with benefits. The position runs from May 1- October 1.

 

To apply, please submit and complete the application process by clicking HERE.

Job Title: Concession 

Classification: Summer-Seasonal, full-time, non-exempt position

Department: Operations

Reports to: Concessions Manager & Operations Assistant

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks candidates for its parking services staff (summer-seasonal). 

 

The primary responsibilities of this position shall include:

  • Ability to provide excellent guest service while working in a very fast-paced environment
  • Serve food, beverages, or desserts to customers in a very fast-paced environment
  • Proper cash handling including, greet and service guests at the registers, taking orders, and accepting payments, handling cash, debit and credit cards
  • Replenish foods at serving stations
  • Prepare bills for food, using cash registers, calculators, or adding machines; and accept payment and make change.
  • Scrub and polish counters, and other equipment, and clean dishes 
  • Inventory control: Assess inventory and assist in preparing product orders as necessary
  • Stock and restock items as necessary
  • Insure all sanitation procedures are followed relating to all local licensing regulations

 

The candidate must be willing to abide by The Glimmerglass Festival’s COVID policies, including testing and wearing a mask while on campus. 

This position runs from July 2 – August 20.

 

 $14.20/hour Eligible for overtime.

 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks to hire persons of all backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. Developing and investing in our employees is our highest priority to achieve an environment that fosters companywide success. The Festival aims to employ individuals at varying stages of their careers, who have a desire to work for a leading arts organization that values professional and personal growth through collaboration and commitment to creating the highest quality product possible. In order to learn more about the initiatives and actions we are taking to make progress in these areas, please visit our website, HERE

The Glimmerglass Festival is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data or any other legally protected status.

Job Title: Patron Services

Department: Operations

Reports to: Operations Manager/House Manager

Effective Date: Summer Seasonal (Early July – Late August) 

 

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks candidates for its Operations Department. The Patron Services position reports to the Operations Manager and House Manager and assists with customer service, patron transportation, and event support. The candidate must be willing to abide by The Glimmerglass Festival’s Covid policies, including testing and wearing a mask while on campus. In addition, a clean driver’s license is helpful. 

 

Physical Requirements: The position requires standing, walking, and bending during the entire shift. Hourly wage will be considered based on education level and work experience, with a range starting at $14.20/hour and eligible for overtime.

 

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