Employment

Join The Glimmerglass Festival team

The Glimmerglass Festival employs more than 350 people in the course of a single season. The core of the company is about 20 full-time, year-round staff members, amplified by seasonal staff and interns leading up to and including the summer Festival.

ASSISTANT TO ARTISTIC AND GENERAL DIRECTOR Francesca Zambello.  Glimmerglass Festival seeks a highly organized individual for year round, salaried position with benefits.  Applicants should have exemplary planning, prioritization, and time management skills.  Business, arts administration or music degree a plus; team player a necessity.  Please send cover letter and resume to search@glimmerglass.org.

Responsibilities include:

Administrative

  • Act as liaison between Artistic & General Director (AGD) and rest of company
  • Maintain schedule and calendars for AGD
  • Correspondence
  • Help manage AGD social media networks
  • Coordinate small events
  • Administrative and clerical support, including managing correspondence and tracking expenses
  • VIPs/Artists/Donors
    • Coordinate ticket requests, accommodations, and transportation
    • Invite VIPs/Artists/Donors to special events
    • Interact and communicate with VIPs/Artists/Donors

Board

  • Communicate with the board on behalf of AGD

Artistic

  • Coordinate guest artist auditions in conjunction with Director of Artistic Operations
  • Organizes seasonal on-campus sculpture installations

The Glimmerglass Festival seeks an Assistant Wardrobe Manager for its 2018 summer season (West Side Story, Silent Night, The Barber of Seville and The Cunning Little Vixen).  Contract dates are June 4 through September 2, 2018.  The Asst. Wardrobe Manager assists in the supervision of the wardrobe crew.  S/he is responsible for the maintenance of costumes and dressing duties. Candidates must be able to succeed in a fast-paced festival environment, an excellent communicator, problem solver, and able to work with a wide variety of personalities.  Prior Wardrobe experience is required.  Receives hourly compensation, overtime and housing.  To start the application process, please email one PDF file containing a cover letter, resume and references to glimmerglasshiring@gmail.com with the subject line “ASSISTANT WARDROBE”.

COSTUME CRAFTS ARTISAN(S) – The Glimmerglass Festival seeks Costume Crafts Artisans for its 2018 summer season (West Side Story, Silent Night, The Barber of Seville and The Cunning Little Vixen).  Contract dates are mid-May to late-July 2018.  Duties include, but are not limited to, millinery, jewelry making and modification, fabric painting, dying and manipulation, shoe and boot modification, and the use of leather, plastics, metals and non-traditional materials in addition to knowledge of costume history. Must be skilled stitchers with strong knowledge of domestic and industrial sewing equipment. All Costume Staff will assist in the set-up and take down of the Costume Shop/Crafts and will assist in Costume Storage as needed. Receives hourly compensation, overtime and housing.  To start the application process, please email one PDF file containing a cover letter, resume and references to Deborah Shippee at glimmerglasshiring@gmail.com with the subject line “CRAFTS ARTISAN”.  Portfolio or website must also be included.

The YAP Residence Manager oversees the Young Artists Program residences, coaching venues, and transportation schedules. The residence manager, in collaboration with YAP Housing and Transportation interns, provides transportation to rehearsals and performances, and acts as a liaison between the Young Artists and the Director of Artistic Administration and Director of Housing and Transportation. Other responsibilities include supervising two interns and processing accounting paperwork. Successful candidates will have a sound sense of judgment, strong organizational skills, stay calm under pressure, and have an ability to work on multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite are a must. Employment from May 14 through August 29, 2018; housing provided; a valid driver’s license and clean record are required. Access to a vehicle is required. Please submit cover letter, resume, and references as one PDF file to glimmerglasshiring@gmail.com Deadline to apply: February 15, 2018.

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