Hennepin Theatre Trust
Hennepin Theatre Trust, owner of the historic Orpheum, State and Pantages Theatres, is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to arts-inspired community cultural development. We achieve our mission by presenting a rich mix of live performances, creating inspiring arts education experiences and advancing a thriving Hennepin Avenue cultural district in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Trust’s activities include presenting Broadway touring productions and the related Broadway Confidential series, concerts, comedy, speakers and other variety entertainment plus educational initiatives including our Spotlight Education programs for high schools and the Access Program.
Hennepin Theatre Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, M/F/D/V.
Hennepin Theatre Trust has an opportunity for a Director of Development. Reporting to the President/CEO, the person in this role leads our development efforts, setting the charitable fundraising strategies for the organization and overseeing the success of our annual fund, donor relations, sponsorships, capital campaigns, grant writing, education/outreach fundraising, planned giving, and donor database operations. The development strategy includes plans for prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship as potential sources of contributed revenue from individuals, corporations and foundations. The Director of Development is responsible for leadership level donors in the capital campaign, major gifts program and manages a portfolio of major gift contributors. The person in this role is responsible for achieving revenue targets and for managing the team’s expenses. The person in this role manages and develops a development team of seven.
Reporting to the Event Manager, the primary role of the House Manager is to deliver an exceptional guest experience while overseeing assigned events at 900 Hennepin. The House Manager is responsible for the overall operation of assigned events and for making sure our client’s desired outcomes are met by ensuring service teams (bartenders, caterers, musicians/djs, etc.) are meeting or exceeding expectations and that events run smoothly by directing resources and, when needed, assisting in completing tasks. The House Manager must be able to coordinate events, both big and small, simple and complex. The role must be able to quickly build trust with the client and respond to client’s needs in a timely, friendly fashion. In the absence of the Event Manager or Operations Manager, acts as the primary point of contact for client, guests and service team.
Reporting to the Event Manager, the primary role of the Bartender is to deliver exceptional customer service while responsibly providing concessions service to guests of 900 Hennepin. The Bartender is responsible for bar preparation, over all cleanliness, shift sales reconciliations, and end of shift clean up. The Bartender must deliver high-quality service using proper food and beverage handling best practices. The role is also responsible for ensuring we are not over serving nor serving anyone underage.
The Spotlight Education Intern reports to the Director of Education. Duties include, but are not limited to, supporting general Spotlight Education operations, proofreading and consolidating evaluations, entering evaluations into the database, scheduling evaluators and Spotlight-related events and general event coordination and planning. This position is a part-time (10 hours/week), 12-week (beginning in April of 2019 and running through the end of June of 2019), paid internship designed to give college students experience working in an arts organization.
Historic Theatre Group
Historic Theatre Group, LLC is contracted by Hennepin Theatre Trust to manage the State, Orpheum and Pantages Theatres. Historic Theatre Group’s typical areas of employment include administration, back and front-of-house, booking, box office, concessions, finance, group sales, maintenance, and venue management. They also periodically hire part time box office sales associates, ushers, maintenance technicians, and bartenders.
The Historic Theatre Group is now hiring part-time positions for the Box Office team. We are looking for upbeat, creative problem solvers who thrive in a fast-paced and fun retail environment. Great customer service and interpersonal skills are essential. This challenging position utilizes multiple software systems to sell tickets to diverse customers, for a wide variety of events at three unique venues. Previous box office experience is preferred; Ticketmaster or Archtics ticketing software experience is a plus. Flexible daytime availability is desired, evenings and weekends will also be available for scheduling.