Employment

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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

If determined that your qualifications are among the best suited for the opening, you will be contacted. No telephone calls, please. Please indicate the position for which you are applying in your cover letter. The Trust does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the Trust or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. This is a full-time, on-site position offering an excellent benefits package. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust values a diverse workplace is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunities

Theater Operations Specialist - Under the direction of the Operations Manager at the Benedum Center, the Theater Operations Specialist will coordinate facility maintenance services, assist with event scheduling, provide show settlement support, and serve as general operational backup for the Trust’s Operations team. This position will reach across several Trust venues and the Specialist will work closely with staff members at all Trust facilities. This individual should be able to work a flexible work schedule as dictated by the show and event schedule, including evenings and weekends. The candidate should have a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in operations, financial management, or facilities management. Bachelor’s degree preferred. This individual should be a self-starter, detail-oriented, solution-focused, and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment. Superior communication skills, time management skills, and calm demeanor are also essential.

Main Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide backup coverage for show settlements at the Benedum, Byham, and Cabaret Theaters.
  • Provide scheduling assistance to the Benedum, Byham, and Cabaret Theaters.
  • Request checks and wire transfers for various settlements and other payments arising from theater operations.
  • Supervise housekeeping staff at various venues as directed.
  • Prepare invoices for rentals of rehearsal room space and other small settlement events.
  • Monitor equipment for maintenance issues and schedule maintenance vendors.
  • Review invoices for regular purchases and process for payment.
  • Coordinate shade sail installation and maintenance at the Cabaret Theater.
  • Coordinate planting and maintenance of large planters in Scott Place.
  • Lead tours of venues and the Cultural District as needed.
  • Serve as a liaison to the food and beverage vendor for special events.

Please send resume and cover letter to: Payroll Manager, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR culleiton@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Part Time Customer Service Representative – Part-time customer service representatives needed downtown in the heart of the Cultural District for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's ticketing phone room. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work day, evening and weekend hours. Individual will be responsible for processing telephone ticket orders, answering customer inquiries and assisting with customer problems. Good communication skills, a friendly demeanor and a flexible schedule are required. The position is part-time with a salary of $10/hour. Please submit resume and cover letter to: Benedum Center, Attn: Eric Thomas, 719 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or through email at thomas@trustarts.org. No phone calls please.

Part-Time Ticketseller – The Box Office at Theater Square is seeking part-time ticketsellers: Must be able to work night and weekends and holidays; this is a union position. Starting wage is $14/hr. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: processing ticket sales, exchanges, subscriptions, and donations in person and by phone; performing job functions in an office setting and at the box office windows during performances; providing excellent customer service to patrons, members, and donors of the Cultural Trust; maintaining knowledge of performances throughout the district; and evening, weekend, and holiday availability is a must. Qualified applicants should: be able to work independently as well as part of a team; enjoy fast-paced environments and maintain a positive attitude and focus in high-pressure situations; be proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office, Excel, and database experience - familiarity with Tessitura a plus; and cash handling experience. Please send a resume and cover letter along with your availability to tsmith@trustarts.org or The Box Office at Theater Square, 665 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. No phone calls, please.

Doorperson (Part-Time) – The Doorperson assists patrons and helps to secure facilities at performances scheduled at various Trust facilities. The Doorperson will be scheduled by the Manager of Volunteer Services & Front of House Guest Experience and will be required to work at least five or six hours per event. The Doorperson works cooperatively with 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. Main job responsibilities include distributing to designated areas throughout the theater all programs, inserts, and other materials needed for each performance, coordinate with security and other theater personnel regarding the final security check of the front of house and ensure a working knowledge of all emergency procedures at the venue, assisting arriving patrons and be present at the end of the performance to assist with patron exiting, including turning out the lights and securing the theater, providing assistance to wheelchair-bound and other physically-challenged patrons in accordance with theater policy, and assisting with crowd control. Send resume with cover letter to: Kevin C. Wilkes, Chief Security Officer-Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR wilkes@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.