Hennepin Theatre Trust
Hennepin Theatre Trust drives cultural and economic vitality in Minnesota through leadership of the dynamic Hennepin Theatre District in downtown Minneapolis and educational programming that reaches every area of the state. Its historic theatres — Orpheum, State and Pantages — light up Hennepin Avenue with top-tier entertainment, including the best of Broadway. The beautifully renovated building at 900 Hennepin expands the Trust’s capacity for diverse performances and events, and the organization’s transformation of the places and spaces outside the theatres create a vibrant, welcoming place for all. Annually, the Trust serves thousands of high school students statewide and brings hundreds of thousands of people to the Theatre District to experience art on the street and stage. Hennepin Theatre Trust is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
Hennepin Theatre Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, M/F/D/V.
Reporting to the event operations manager, the primary role of the bartender is to deliver exceptional customer service while responsibly providing concessions service to guests of The Hennepin. The bartender is responsible for bar preparation, over all cleanliness, shift sales reconciliations, and end of shift clean up.
The development specialist for corporate relations is primarily responsible for relationships management, prospecting, and fulfillment. The person in this role also coordinates and manages in-kind giving partnerships. Additionally, this person must have experience with sponsorship prospecting, ensuring accurate fulfillment of agreements, and preparing presentations and other materials for prospects and renewals.
Reporting to the digital media manager, the digital media coordinator is part of an external relations team that includes communications, public relations, and marketing. This position reports into a team responsible for all digital marketing platforms for Hennepin Theatre Trust. This individual has a wide range of skills that demonstrate a command of effective visual storytelling techniques.
The director of development oversees Hennepin Theatre Trust’s fundraising efforts. Scope includes donor cultivation, grants, sponsorships, major gifts, planned giving, annual campaigns, a strategic investment fund, and evaluation data. The director also strengthens the culture of philanthropy within the Trust and helps each department understand its role in fundraising.
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 House Services Assistant Manager is responsible for all aspects of the front of house operations at the Orpheum, State and Pantages Theatres in Minneapolis. This includes staffing, security, health and safety protocols, any front of house set-up and managing patron flow with events. The Assistant House Services Manager is responsible for the safety and overall patron experience as it relates to a friendly and welcoming customer service environment.
The Part-Time Performance Manager manages all ticketing aspects of State, Orpheum, and Pantages Theatre shows in Minneapolis, from confirmation to settlement, with a client and customer service focus. Provides team-oriented leadership to Box Office Associates. Resolves all customer, client, staff and technical challenges as part of the box office leadership team.
The Head Carpenter, whose responsibilities will cover the construction, maintenance, repair, placement, handling, setting, striking, dismantling, and any operation of scenery, backgrounds, platforms, orchestra enclosures, screens, drops, traveler, masking, risers, turntables, traps, dollies, lifts, stage floors, railings, theatrical scaffolding, and any other structures being part of the stage and/or being used on the stage.
Ushers are one of the primary customer service components for the State, Orpheum and Pantages Theatres. They are the main contact for our guests, and are charged with the responsibility of creating a positive and inviting atmosphere for guests to enjoy the wide variety of performances that our theatres provide.
The Event Manager is the “go-to” person for each event held at the theatres. They are charged with the responsibility of ensuring a well-run and pleasant experience for our guests, as well as show personnel and maintaining a professional standard by all theatre employees.
The Floor Captain accomplishes a vital role in creating an enjoyable experience for all guests on behalf of Historic Theatre Group. They work closely with the Event Manager to manage the event and supervise the Ushers in their assigned areas of the theatres. In addition, the Floor Captain is charged with streamlining communication and processes for a successful event.