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The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is a not-for-profit arts organization committed to presenting a wide range of quality performing and visual arts, providing comprehensive educational experiences, and stewardship of Pittsburgh's Cultural District as a national model of revitalizations through the arts.

Those interested in applying for open positions, please submit a resume along with a cover letter detailing your qualifications to the following address:

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Attn: Human Resources
803 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

E-mail: employment@trustarts.org
Fax: 412-456-5945

Benefits of working at The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

In addition to a competitive salary, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust provides full-time employees with an excellent employee benefits package including:

  • Generous employee vacation/leave plan
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • 403(b) employee retirement plan with employer matching contributions
  • Discounted parking lease plan
  • Access to preferred ticketing for many Trust shows and events

Employment Opportunities

Manager of Early Childhood Programs

The Manager of Early Childhood Programs will be a key member of the Trust Arts Education team. The Manager will work with teachers, school districts, teaching artists, and partner organizations to implement and manage arts integration residencies, workshops, and performances led by teaching artists and serving early childhood education providers and community organizations. A key component of this position is recruitment, training, and mentorship of teaching artists, including observation and evaluation of classroom or workshop instruction. This is a full-time position that will report to the Vice President of Arts Education. The Manager must be able to work a flexible schedule that will include some evening and/or weekend work as needed. The position requires a valid PA driver’s license as local travel is required. Act 33/34 Clearances are also required.

Candidates should have at least 5 years’ experience working with teaching artists, arts education, or non-profit management with an educational component. The position requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with various stakeholders, artists, and diverse communities across a wide array of communication styles. In addition, candidates should demonstrate knowledge of current education practices and research trends, especially as they apply to arts education, arts integration and/or STEAM programming. Some teaching experience, informal or formal, in a Pre-K or K-12 learning environment is highly desirable. Bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree in arts education, education or non-profit management is preferred. The salary range for this position starts at $40,000.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resources, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Partnership Manager and Data Analyst

This is a full-time, salaried position in the Information Strategy and Technology Services (ISTS) department of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust (the “Trust”). The Partnership Manager and Data Analyst provides training and data analysis for ten cultural organizations in the Pittsburgh market. This position is a key contributor to the Trust’s efforts to foster and support collaboration among member organizations to leverage the Tessitura software package. The Tessitura software serves as a shared system for the Pittsburgh Cultural District, and other cultural entities in the Pittsburgh area. This position’s core responsibility is to provide training and data analysis for consortium stakeholders. The Partnership Manager and Data Analyst will oversee organization and consortium data governance and may also perform quality assurance testing for system upgrades, refreshes, patches, reports, integrations, and customizations on the CRM application. This position is responsible for working within the ISTS department on a variety of Tessitura and ISTS related projects.

Candidates should have a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in business intelligence, data analysis, or organizational development along with at least 3 years’ experience in arts administration. Expertise with Tessitura CRM software is essential as is familiarity with Tessitura ecosystem partner Revenue Management Application and prior experience utilizing Tessitura Analytics. Candidates should also have familiarity with coding and network configuration. Prior experience with analytical tools such as Power BI, Tableau, Qlik Sense, or Sisense is a plus. Experience with SQL, Access and Excel for data manipulation required.

Applicants should possess clear and professional written and verbal communication skills with superior presentation and facilitation ability. This individual should be an excellent relationship-builder with the ability to translate technical terms for a non-technical audience. Sensitivity to user issues and ability to communicate with different stakeholders with varying levels of sophistication is necessary. Bachelor’s degree in communications, writing, data analysis, business, or related field preferred. The salary range for this position starts at $67,000.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resources, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Tessitura Support Administrator

This is a full-time, salaried position in the Information Strategy and Technology Services (ISTS) department of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust (the “Trust”). The Tessitura Support Administrator supports the Tessitura installation for ten arts organizations in the Pittsburgh market. The ISTS department’s mission is to foster and support a collaborative effort leveraging the Tessitura software package. The Tessitura software serves as a shared system for the Pittsburgh Cultural District, and other cultural entities in the Pittsburgh area.

This position’s core responsibility is to assist ticketing managers, group sales, and fundraising associates with building facilities, zone maps, pricing, campaigns, and system structures. This individual will help facilitate complex business solutions and provide ideas and suggestions for third party organizations. In addition, the Tessitura Support Administrator will serve as a valuable support resource, providing responsive, timely, and informed support and training to end users requiring technical assistance with Tessitura software functions including, ticketing, fundraising, and third-party integrations.

Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in arts administration, training others (software training preferably) and working knowledge of Tessitura software. This position requires excellent project management skills, diplomacy in working with a variety of stakeholders, and the ability to build strong working relationships across member organizations. Solid training experience and the ability to translate technical terms for a non-technical audience are essential. An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a technical or artistic field preferred but not required. The salary range for this position starts at $60,000.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resource, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Programming Manager

This is a full-time, salaried position. The Programming Manager provides extensive support to the Trust’s Programming Directors to design, market, and implement a wide array of programs that align with the Trust’s mission to provide diverse artistic programming choices. The Manager implements the artistic vision for a program or series by managing logistics, marketing, audience development, and interactions with the artists leading up to and during the performance. This position requires a flexible schedule that includes evening and weekend hours, especially during performance and festival weeks.

Candidates should have at least 2-3 years’ experience in event management, contract administration, or operations management. Experience with the visa process is preferred. Strong communication skills, calm demeanor and ability to work with artists/promoters with different personalities and sophistication levels are critical to this role. The candidate should be detail-oriented, highly organized and comfortable training others. This position requires the ability to balance aesthetic sense and business sense effectively while managing multiple tasks and priorities. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred in arts administration, business or related field. The salary range for this position starts at $37,000.

Please forward cover letter and resume to Maureen Shannon, Director of Human Resources, at shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Box Office Representative/Part-Time Ticketseller

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is seeking part-time box office representatives to process ticket sales, exchanges, subscriptions, and donations in person and by telephone at the Theater Square Box Office location. These individuals should demonstrate excellent customer service skills as they interact with Cultural District patrons, members, and donors. Box Office Representatives will be required to maintain knowledge of performances throughout the Cultural District.

Candidates should be able to work independently and as part of a team. This position requires exceptional customer service orientation, the ability to focus in a fast-paced environment, and proficiency with computers and customer databases. Cash handling experience is a plus. Applicants must be able to work evening, weekend, and holiday shifts and proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required. This is a part-time, union position with a starting wage of $15.33/hour.

Please send resume and cover letter (including your availability to work the shifts noted above) to: tsmith@trustarts.org or The Box Office at Theater Square, 665 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. No phone calls, please.

Greer Cabaret Host / Assistant Manager

The Greer Cabaret Host/Assistant Manager is responsible for creating a professional, warm, and welcome atmosphere for all guests at the Greer Cabaret and Backstage Bar venues. This individual interacts with each guest while serving in multiple capacities as customer service representative, stage manager, and house manager. During work shifts, the Host/Assistant Manager will oversee all aspects of theater operations and shows, coordinating with other Trust departments to ensure that the facility, staff, artistic performance, and guest experience are of the highest quality.

This is a part-time position reporting to the Greer Cabaret Venue Manager. This individual must be able to work a flexible schedule involving primarily evening and weekend hours (Sundays required) as dictated by the Greer Cabaret and Backstage Bar performance schedule. During performances, walking and/or standing for extended periods of time is necessary. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required.

Candidates should have at least 2-5 years’ experience in artist management, production management, business administration, arts administration, retail management or project management. Prior experience managing a customer service team in a theater, retail, or front of house environment is required. This position requires exceptional communication skills and the ability to market the theater experience to a wide audience. Outstanding customer service orientation and strong problem-solving skills are essential. Bachelor’s degree in theater, theater management, production, or related field preferred. The salary for this position is $20/hour.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resources, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Front of House Doorperson/Ambassador

Front of House Doorpersons and Ambassadors assist theater patrons and support traffic flow, seating, and facility security at performances scheduled at various Trust facilities. Doorpersons/Ambassadors are scheduled to work for the duration of an event, typically between four and six hours. These individuals work cooperatively with House Managers, Floor Managers and other event personnel to ensure guest safety, comfort, and enjoyment while visiting Trust venues and/or attending Trust shows or events.

This is a part-time position working mostly evening and weekend hours. Doorpersons/Ambassadors will be rotated with other part-time staff members with no annual guarantee for the number of events worked. Hours will be determined by the needs of the Trust and will coincide with events scheduled at Trust facilities. Parking reimbursement is provided during work shifts.

Candidates should demonstrate a strong customer service orientation with outstanding communication skills. Teamwork, empathy, discretion and professional demeanor are essential for success in this position. Salary for this position is $15/hour.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Volunteer Services and Front of House Guest Experience - Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR rieser@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Gallery Attendant/Ambassador

Gallery Attendants and Ambassadors assist guests and support traffic flow, information sharing, and gallery security at exhibitions scheduled at various Trust galleries. Gallery Attendants/Ambassadors are scheduled to work between four and six hours per shift. These individuals work cooperatively to ensure guest safety, comfort, and enjoyment while visiting Trust galleries and/or attending Trust exhibitions.

This is a part-time position working daytime, evening and weekend hours. Gallery Attendants/Ambassadors will be rotated with other part-time staff members with no annual guarantee for the number of hours or events worked. Hours will be determined by the needs of the Trust and will coincide with events scheduled at Trust galleries.

Candidates should demonstrate a strong customer service orientation with outstanding communication skills. Teamwork, empathy, discretion and professional demeanor are essential for success in this position. Salary for this position is $15/hour.

Please forward cover letter and resume to Maureen Shannon, Director of Human Resources, at shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

House Manager

The House Manager works in coordination with the Director of Volunteer Services & Front of House Guest Experience to coordinate all front of house (“FOH”) activities at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s events and venues during Trust performances. This is a part-time position with working hours that will include evenings and weekends as determined by the needs of the Trust. The House Manager will be present during events (performances) and act as the primary on-site supervisor for all regular and volunteer staff members working at a performance. This position requires working cooperatively with individual theater management staff members to ensure guest safety, comfort, and enjoyment while visiting Trust venues and/or attending Trust shows or events.

Minimum 3 years’ experience in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment required. Experience with event coordination, venue management, theater management, and customer relations preferred. Schedule management and logistics experience preferred. Prior experience managing teams and/or managing a volunteer and part-time workforce preferred.

Candidates should demonstrate a strong customer service orientation with outstanding communication skills. Teamwork, empathy, discretion, and professional demeanor are essential for success in this position. Salary for this position is $22.50/hour.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Volunteer Services and Front of House Guest Experience - Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR rieser@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Floor Manager

This individual will supervise and oversee volunteer ushers during performances at various Trust venues. The Floor Manager will be required to work 4-6 hours per event. The Floor Manager works cooperatively with the individual theater management staffs and other event personnel to ensure guest safety, comfort, and enjoyment while visiting Trust venues and/or attending Trust shows or events. This part-time position will be rotated with other part-time staff members with no annual guarantee for the number of events worked. Hours will be determined by the needs of the Trust and will require evening and weekend work for events scheduled at Trust facilities.

Prior experience in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment preferred. Experience scheduling and managing teams preferred, as well as managing a volunteer or part-time workforce.

Candidates should demonstrate a strong customer service orientation with outstanding communication skills. Teamwork, empathy, discretion, and professional demeanor are essential for success in this position. Salary for this position is $17/hour.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Volunteer Services and Front of House Guest Experience - Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR rieser@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.


Internships

The Trust offers a range of internship opportunities. Visit our internship program page for more information.


Volunteer

The Trust's broad mission offers a number of opportunities to engage with the organization and the community. Visit our volunteer page for more information.