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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 submit a cover letter and a résumé to chuck@kahilutheatre.org. Kahilu Theatre will contact candidates of interest.

Please, no calls. Online submissions only.



Box Office Coordinator
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 and 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 shows and events demands.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Build and coordinate all shows for each season (July through June).
    • This involves working with the ticketing system and the theatre's online website ticketing systems
    • Master current ticketing software and be able to transition into a new ticketing system
  • Maintain clear communication for patrons and the public, including updating phone messages and signage within building and online ticketing system
  • Arrive two-hours prior to each show to print out necessary reports, return telephone calls/voicemails, set up the check-in areas for patron arrivals, turn on all lights in the lobby, gather volunteers for a briefing on the upcoming show
  • After each show, be available to answer questions from patrons, ensure auditorium is clean of debris, ensure all entrances at the front of the house are secure, and turn off all lights in the lobby and gallery area
  • Build all afterschool and summer enrollment programs
  • Monitor all incoming scholarship applications for the afterschool and summer enrollment programs
  • Answer and handle all incoming calls at Kahilu Theatre
Essential Skills:
  • Team player with great interpersonal skills
  • An ability to socialize appropriately with a wide range of people
  • Capacity to respond well under pressure
  • Maintains a spirit of Aloha and professionalism when dealing with patrons, colleagues, and artists
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks at one time
  • Proficiency using online databases and general ease with learning in new cloud-based environments.
  • Proper telephone etiquette and customer service skills to handle incoming 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 the app
      • Word (Mac version) to handle mail merge projects
  • Attention to detail in communications and paperwork
  • Ability to write and speak professionally
  • Physical demands: professional office environment with standard equipment, copiers, computers, and telephones
  • Ability to prioritize workload and maintain good follow-through on projects and tasks
  • Calm and even temperament when dealing with stressful situations, dissatisfied ticket holders, or other stakeholders
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to handle emergencies, such as a fire, an earthquake, a medical emergency, or a disruptive patron
  • Uses common sense and empathy and is non-confrontational
  • Familiarity with Hawaiian cultural values and understanding of how to speak respectfully to everyone, particularly to kupuna 
Compensation
This part-time hourly position reports to the Director of Operations. Compensation starts at $25/hour with the potential for moving into a full-time salaried position and a management role.


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. Send only PDF attachments, no web links, to eric@kahilutheatre.org with “Box Office Coordinator” in the subject line. Only complete submissions will be considered.

 
 
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