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Operations Manager, Part-time
Marketing Intern
Costume Assistants


ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Random Farms Kids’ Theater (as featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Fox News Channel and in the new Stagestruck book series) is a not-for-profit organization that offers musical theater programming to young people from kindergarten through college. The company was founded in 1995 and currently serves approximately 1,200 young people each year with an annual operating budget just over $1.2 million. Random Farms operates primarily in Westchester County, NY, though many of its participants travel from nearby counties in NY as well as CT and NJ. The organization is in a state of tremendous growth, with expanding program attendance, a growing Board of Trustees, and a capital campaign on the horizon. There are currently 7 full-time employees, plus several part-time independent contractors and resident artists.

 

OPERATIONS MANAGER, PART-TIME

The part-time Operations Manager will oversee our rehearsal studio in Elmsford NY and provide administrative support to the programming and Executive staff. The ideal candidate will be an extremely organized professional with a positive attitude.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Facility Management

  • Coordinate maintenance of studio technology (eg, wifi, phone system, security cameras, etc.)
  • Order and pick-up supplies
  • Coordinate facility maintenance (eg, communicate with landlord about building maintenance and issues, stock facility with supplies, etc.). 
  • Coordinate janitorial services for weekly cleanings and maintain cleanliness on an ongoing basis.

Front Desk Management

  • Provide a welcoming presence at the studio’s check-in desk; answer phone
  • Assist participants and families with program information and registration questions
  • Communicate with admin and programming staff about relevant matters (eg, inform the Data and Registration Manager of registration issues; report to the Marketing Manager about merchandise inventory, etc.)

Front of House

  • Coordinate volunteers
  • Set-up front of house including on-site box office and merchandise
  • Fill in as a merch seller, usher, or ticket-taker as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent customer service skills with an upbeat attitude
  • Extremely organized with strong ability to prioritize
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and diplomacy
  • Computer proficient and willing to learn and use software integral to the programs and organizational operations

WORK LOCATION / SCHEDULE / DETAILS

Start Date: early September

Salary: $20/hr

Benefits: The Operations Manager will be working as a part-time hourly employee. Benefits include access to health insurance and 401k (no employer contribution).

Schedule: Average of 15 hrs/wk. The schedule will vary throughout the year, depending on production and program needs. This position will operate primarily during afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Occasional mornings will be required as well, so flexibility is important.

Location: The Operations Manager will work primarily at the Random Farms studio in Elmsford, NY. Occasional front-of-house duties will take place at our performance venues throughout Westchester.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and two references to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the phrase “Operations Manager Application” in the subject line. (We will only contact references after the final round of interviews and we will let candidates know in advance of our intent to contact them.)

 

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MARKETING INTERN

We are looking for a marketing intern interested in working part-time at our Elmsford, NY studio. Intern would work directly with marketing manager and managing director to help market and promote our theater programs for performers in grades K-12. 

Key responsibilities would include:
- Organizing and archiving photos from past Random Farms productions
- Creating highlight slideshows for events and for social media
- Uploading videos to Random Farms YouTube channel 
- Assisting in creating marketing materials (i.e. programs, posters, etc.) 
- Photograph and video rehearsal footage 

Intern should be organized and digital/social media savvy. Photography experience is a plus!

Position is part time with flexible hours (college credit only). Send resume and cover letter to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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COSTUME ASSISTANTS

Looking for detail oriented, self-directed people who are flexible and enthusiastic to meet the ever-changing needs of a show in progress. Adults, college students, high school students aged 16 and above.

Responsibilities include assisting with costume fittings, load-in, set-up and strike at theater (costumes, wigs, accessories), helping student actors in and out of costumes and quick changes during dress rehearsals and performances.

Hours:
Workshops and Jellybeans: mid-October - early December, 3pm-8pm weekdays/nights,  9-5 weekend days
Mainstage: January - February  4-8 weeknights,  11am-9pm weekends
Additional info:  Staff rotates so no one needs to be available for every shift.  Must be able to travel to and from rehearsal space and theaters in Westchester County.

The following things are helpful but not mandatory:

  • Basic sewing skills
  • Use of a car
  • Theater experience (onstage or backstage)

Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with resume and cover letter

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HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS

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Random Farms Kids Theater, Inc. is a NY state non-profit 501(c)3 organization.
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