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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

Disney Musicals in Schools (DMIS) Program Coordinator - The DMIS Program Coordinator is a part-time position (20 hours per week) that will work closely with the Trust Arts Education staff members, teaching artists, and program partners to coordinate logistics and implement the Disney Musicals in Schools (DMIS) Program. The DMIS Program Coordinator will compile all program information and act as a liaison between school partners, teaching artists, and the Trust. This individual must be able to work a flexible schedule that will include some evening and 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.

Essential Functions:

  • Collect and evaluate school applications, attend site visits, and assist in the school selection process.
  • Oversee program record keeping and conduct data analysis from information collected.
  • Monitor rehearsals throughout the residency program to ensure ongoing program quality.
  • Observe, assess, and support affiliate teaching artists in all facets of program implementation.
  • Serve as a liaison to school district officials and community stakeholders, as well as the Disney Theatrical Group.
  • Assist in creation and submission of reports to various stakeholders.
  • Participate in scheduled program conference calls, professional development events, and other required activities.
  • Secure all Pennsylvania clearances required for working with children.

Education, Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with teaching artists, non-profit management with an arts component, youth program coordination, and/or coordination of arts education programs.
  • Able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences (teachers, students, teaching artists, parents).
  • Strong organizational skills, outstanding project management skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Background in the arts, experience working with children, and experience with program oversight.
  • Strong working knowledge of data collection, analysis, and reporting techniques.
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of administration, program management, musical theater, and arts education.
  • Bachelor’s degree required or at least 3 years’ related experience.

Qualified applicants should send a current resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: Payroll & Benefits Manager, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or send via email to culleiton@trustarts.org. No telephone calls, please.

Stage Technician – This is a full-time position performing skilled work at the journeyman level in the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of sound and lighting systems, complex stage machinery, and other related technical equipment. This individual will be responsible for consulting with performers and production staff on stage equipment issues to identify problems and make necessary modifications to achieve desired results. The Stage Technician must be available to work a flexible schedule, often working long hours to accommodate the requirements of a performance.

The ideal candidate will possess thorough knowledge of the principles of sound transmission and amplification, stage lighting, and stage machinery. Experience in the maintenance and operation of professional quality stage equipment for major theatrical productions in a large entertainment venue is required. Candidate should also have the ability to work from drawings, specifications, and oral requests to implement necessary modifications. Please send cover letter and resume to: Payroll Manager, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222. 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.


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.