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Box Office Coordinator – PART TIME POSITION

The Box Office Coordinator is a key member of the theatre’s professional staff. This front-facing position requires a combination of high tech and high touch skills in order to maintain productive relationships with staff, patrons, donors, community partners, board members, volunteers and other stakeholders to contribute to the ongoing success of Kahilu Theatre. 

The Box Office Coordinator must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule and be prepared to work on weekends and evenings as the schedule of show events demands.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with coordinating and building of new shows/events throughout the season. This involves working with the ticketing system and the theatre’s online website ticketing system
  • Master current ticketing software and be able to assist and transition with the Box Office Manager into the new ticketing system
  • Greet and work with patrons to build, maintain and solidify relationships
  • Maintain clear communications for patrons and the public, including updating phones messages and signage within building and online ticketing system
  • Arrive in advance of shows to print and run necessary reports, return phone messages, gather volunteers for a briefing on the upcoming show
  • After each show, be available to answer questions from patrons, thank patrons as they depart, ensure the auditorium is clean of debris, ensure all entrances at the front of the house are secure, and turn off lights in the lobby and gallery areas
  • Assist Box Office Manager with reconciling all bar and merchandise sales
  • Build all after school, summer camps and Master Class programs
  • Monitor all incoming scholarship applications for summer enrollment programs
  • Answer and handle all incoming calls at Kahilu Theatre
  • Assist Box Office Manager with managing the volunteer recruitment, communication and scheduling
  • Assist the Box Office Manager in managing and co-ordination/operations of the Kahilu Bar and Gallery

Essential Skills: 

  • Team player with great interpersonal and communication skills
  • An ability to socialize appropriately with a wide range of people
  • Capacity to respond well under pressure
  • Maintain a sense of awareness of surroundings; especially when opening and closing of shows
  • Organizational skills along with the ability to multitask is essential
  • Maintains a spirit of Aloha and professionalism when dealing with patrons, colleagues and performing artists
  • Proficiency using online databases and general ease with learning new cloud-based applications
  • Proper telephone etiquette and customer service skis to handle calls
  • Computer skills required include:
  • Mac and PC operating systems
  • Excel (Mac-version) with experience in sorting/filtering of spreadsheets and an understanding of how to build formulas and shortcuts with this app
  • Word (Mac-version) to handle mail merge projects and creating signs
  • Attention to detail in communications and paperwork
  • Ability to write and speak professionally
  • Ability to prioritize workload and maintain good follow-through on projects and tasks
  • Physical demands: ability to carry/lift 10–15 lbs. at times
  • Calm and even temperament in stressful or high-pressure situations
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to handle emergencies, such as a fire, an earthquake, a medical emergency, power outage or a disruptive patron
  • Uses common sense and empathy and is non-confrontational
  • Familiarity with Hawaiian cultural values and a facility in speaking respectfully to everyone, particularly kūpuna

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $17.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Health insurance

Need to be available for scheduling

  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
KAHILU THEATRE COVID SAFETY GUIDELINES
Proof of vaccination and at least one booster shot is required for this position.

Ability to commute to Kahilu Theatre required.

Please do not call the theatre regarding this position.
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Video Producer 2
The Kahilu Theatre is looking for a creative and responsible individual to join the small but mighty video production team of Kahilu.TV. The Video Producer 2 should be a team player with great collaboration skills, a “can-do” attitude, and attention to detail when tackling new projects.

This is an ideal position for someone who is interested in production as a career, someone who takes direction well and who brings creativity and good ideas to the table. Most importantly, we are looking for someone with a lot of aloha who values Hawaiian culture and has a passion for creating high quality content. Details of the candidate’s professional production experience and a website/demo reel/YouTube or Vimeo channel that can be reviewed before meeting is requested. Familiarity or fluency in Hawaiian language is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Editing Skills - Final Cut Pro X
  • Post-Production design skills, such as graphics and title creation and image manipulation
  • Support the video production team in the editing suite, the theatre, and on location shoots

Essential Skills:

  • Proficiency in Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe Photoshop experience required
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Illustrator, After Effects and/or Adobe Premiere) is highly desirable
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously

Compensation
This is a part-time hourly position, approximately 15-20 hours per week. Video Producer 2 reports to the Artistic Director and works closely with the Video Producer and Technical Director as well as the entire Kahilu team. Compensation starts at $25/hour.

Kahilu Theatre
Kahilu Theatre is an artistic and cultural gem nestled in the heart of rural Waimea on Hawai‘i Island. The mission of the Kahilu Theatre Foundation is to make a place where community, creativity, and inspiration thrive. Kahilu was founded by Parker Ranch heir and Broadway actor Richard Smart, and first raised its curtain in 1981.

Kahilu Theatre foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Application procedure
Kahilu Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Through our producing, presenting, exhibitions, and educational programs, we strive to reflect and enrich the diversity of our island home.

Qualified candidates are invited to email a cover letter and a résumé. Kahilu Theatre will contact candidates of interest.

Please, no calls. Online submissions only.


Kahilu Theatre 
Kahilu Theatre is an artistic and cultural gem nestled in the heart of rural Waimea on Hawai‘i Island. The mission of the Kahilu Theatre Foundation is to make a place where community, creativity, and inspiration thrive. Kahilu was founded by Parker Ranch heir and Broadway actor Richard Smart, and first raised its curtain in 1981.

Kahilu Theatre foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Application procedure
Kahilu Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Through our producing, presenting, exhibitions, and educational programs, we strive to reflect and enrich the diversity of our island home. 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and a résumé. Kahilu Theatre will contact candidates of interest. 

Please, no calls. Email submissions only.

 
 
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