Employment Opportunities

Job Posting - Part Time Box Office Agents

Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, Neptune Theatre is one of Canada's premiere regional theatres and has provided Atlantic Canada with high-quality, professional theatre for over 50 years!  Neptune Theatre is an integral part of the arts community in Nova Scotia with the 458-seat Fountain Hall Theatre, 192-seat Studio Theatre, a Theatre School with over 2,000 students, and a Young Neptune Company Tour that travels to more than 100 schools throughout Nova Scotia each year.

Neptune Theatre’s Box Office Agents are at the front line for customer service and deal directly with patrons both in person and by telephone. Under the direct supervision of the Box Office & Subscriptions Manager, Box Office Agents are responsible for the following: general ticket sales and service; providing patrons with exemplary customer service; following Box Office policies and procedures; following cash and credit handling procedures; and a variety of administrative and customer oriented tasks.

Candidates for this position must have strong computer skills, good oral and written communication skills, superior customer service skills and the ability to work independently and efficiently.  Hours vary, but are mostly evenings and weekends.  Prior experience in a similar role would be desirable.

If you are seeking flexible hours, enjoy interacting with people in a pleasant, friendly environment and want to share in the excitement of live professional theatre, please forward your résumé to:

ATTN: Alison House
Box Office & Subscriptions Manager
Neptune Theatre
1593 Argyle Street
Halifax, NS
B3J 2B2

Or email to: ahouse@neptunetheatre.com
Re: Part Time Box Office Agent Position

Deadline for applications is May 16, 2018

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest. 

 

Job Posting – Scenic Artist – NEPTUNE THEATRE, HALIFAX

CONTRACT DATES: July 16, 2018 - April 19, 2019

About the Position

The Assistant Scenic Artist works under the direct supervision of the Head of Scenic Art, providing labour primarily as a scenic painter, but with an understanding that other duties related to scenic art may be required. This position requires working at heights, climbing ladders, and working in noisy environments.

Terms of engagement are per the collective agreement between IATSE 680 and Neptune Theatre. Hours of work for this position will regularly be Monday - Friday, 45 hours per week. During production tech weeks, hours may be long and irregular.

This position will be engaged from July 16th, 2018 – April 19th, 2019.

The Ideal Candidate

The Scenic Artist will have a solid foundation in the preparation of basic scenic elements for painting, and scenic painting techniques including: dry-brushing, spattering, scumbling, washing, wet-blending, wood-graining, marbling, and textural finishing. The Scenic Artist will also have demonstrated experience in paint mixing, colour matching, and colour recreation, as well as proficiency with common scenic art tools such as HVLP sprayers, sponges, rollers, and various brushes.

Submission Details

Please submit a detailed cover letter and resume by email by 5PM May 18th 2018, to the attention of Michael Erwin, Production Manager at:

work@neptunetheatre.com

Include Scenic Artist in the subject, and be prepared to provide three or more references.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted further.


 

Job posting – Head of Lighting

About the Position

Reporting to the Technical Director and working as an integral member of the production team of Neptune Theatre, the Head Electrician provides efficient and reliable procurement, preparation, setup, construction, operation, and maintenance of all production lighting, projection, special effects equipment, and supervision of casual IATSE crew labour resources within the established budgets and schedules.

This position requires working at heights, climbing ladders, lifting of heavy equipment, and use of hand and power tools.

Terms of engagement are per the collective agreement between IATSE 680 and Neptune Theatre. Hours of work for this position will regularly be evenings, Tuesday – Sunday, 45 hours per week. During production tech weeks, hours will be long and irregular.

This position can be filled immediately, and will be engaged until June 9th, 2019.

The Ideal Candidate

The Head Electrician has a combination of skills acquired through formal and on-the-job training, and a demonstrated ability to supervise casual crew labour in a unionized environment.

A strong Head Electrician is a well-organized, reliable, safety-conscious individual with great communication skills and well-rounded knowledge of the technical aspects of theatre. Specific and deep knowledge of modern theatrical lighting equipment and control, especially ETC, is essential.

Knowledge of safe practices for working with electrical equipment, and basic wiring techniques is integral to the work.

The ability to work both independently, and collaboratively is key to the Head Electrician contributing to the success of our productions.

Submission Details

Please submit a detailed cover letter and resume by email by 5PM May 18th 2018, to the attention of Michael Erwin, Production Manager at:

work@neptunetheatre.com

Include Head Electrician in the subject, and be prepared to provide three or more references.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted further.

 

About Neptune Theatre

Since first opening its doors in the early 1960’s, Neptune has produced hundreds of outstanding and remarkable productions, telling stories of our region and beyond. Celebrating 55 years of operations in 2017-2018, Neptune Theatre is the largest professional theatre in Atlantic Canada. Neptune stages more than 300 performances annually, appealing to a wide variety of audiences and diverse communities, and attracting approximately 80,000 people to its productions and educational programs. The current season is Neptune’s most expansive season to date, with six main stage productions in Fountain Hall, five studio productions on the Scotiabank Stage, plus four bonus features. With an enduring mission to inspire its audiences with great stories, Neptune has a vision as a cultural organization that enriches the community across the Atlantic Region, earning a national reputation through artistic and creative excellence in programming and in practice of its craft.

 

The Musical Event of the Year!

April 10 - June 3

A mother. A daughter. Three possible Dads.

Dance along to the music of ABBA in this ultimate feel-good show, seen by over 60 million dancing fans in more than 40 countries!

Begins April 10, 2018!

The moral divide between two brothers, two cultures, and two nations.

 

May 1 - 20, 2018

2017/18 Bonus Features

Makayla Lynn (Jan 18-21)

Port Cities (Feb 16-17)

Echos of Time (Apr 20-21)