Staff Positions

Marketing & Public Relations Associate

The Marketing & Public Relations Associate reports to the Marketing Director.

This position is full-time 40 hours per week and compensated in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for time worked beyond 40 hours.

Basic Purpose and Objective of the Role:
The Marketing & Public Relations Associate will work to increase Orlando REP’s presence in the community under the direction of the Marketing Director to spearhead company press coverage, marketing, and social media presence. Orlando REP is seeking someone with strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated creativity, a passion for marketing, a desire for a career in arts administration, and a commitment to supporting Orlando REP in its mission to provide “The Finest in Family Theatre!”

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor and create content for Orlando REP’s social media channels
  • Works with the Marketing Director to develop and execute Press and Media events
  • Assist the Marketing Director in the design and printing of marketing collateral including (but not limited to) signage, vouchers, fliers, resource guides, programs, and website content
  • Works with or under the direction of the Marketing Director to represent Orlando REP at expos, festivals, and other community events
  • Takes part in special events presented by or for Orlando REP
  • Attends networking events to strengthen Orlando REP’s relationship with local media
  • Photographs special events as needed
  • Edit video footage for production trailers and behind-the-scenes video content
  • Serves as a member of the Board of Director’s Marketing/PR Committee

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree required in Marketing, Advertising, or other related field
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience with a background in a creative field is preferred
  • A proven track record of ability to work independently in a high volume atmosphere under established time constraints
  • High proficiency with Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, and Twitter
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficiency in iMovie, Premiere Elements, or similar video editing software
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills, writing skills, and communication ability
  • Familiarity with Windows and Mac operating systems and basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • Outgoing personality with strong networking skills
  • Bilingual candidates a plus, but not required

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume by email to [email protected] with the subject line: Marketing & PR Associate Application 2019 by June 30, 2019.

Production Positions

Wardrobe Crew

We are accepting resumes for Wardrobe Crew members in the Central Florida area! Ideal candidates should be organized and self-motivated with a degree in Costume Production or related field with a minimum of 1 year professional experience. This position is contracted per show and reports to the costume shop and stage management. Wardrobe crew is required to attend all tech week dress rehearsals as well as all performances. The typical performance schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 10:30am and Saturday and Sunday at 2pm and 5:30pm. Wednesday is dark.

Responsibilities
  • Performing costume care and maintenance including laundry, spot cleaning, pressing, and steaming
  • Completing minor repairs and stitching as needed
  • Assisting performers with costume changes before, during, and after performances as needed
  • Maintaining dressing plots and costume related show paperwork
  • Maintaining costume inventory and dressing room spaces
  • Maintaining and applying wigs and/or make-up for performances as needed
  • Maintaining a calm, professional demeanor for performers in your care
Qualifications
  • Experience in basic machine and hand sewing
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve quickly
  • Ability to communicate with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with wigs and make-up is a plus

Interested applicants should send a resume to [email protected] with the subject line: Wardrobe Crew Application.

 

Stitchers

We are accepting resumes for experienced over hire Stitchers in the Central Florida area! Ideal candidates should be organized and self-motivated with a degree in Costume Production or related field with a minimum of 2 years professional experience. This position is a part time, over hire role that reports directly to the Costume Shop Manager.

Responsibilities:
  • Costume construction, alteration, and finishing work using both hand and machine stitching
  • Cutting garments from commercial and original patterns as needed
  • Assisting with fittings as needed
  • Assisting with craft projects as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Costume Shop Manager as needed
Qualifications:
  • Experience in a variety of machine sewing techniques (domestic & industrial)
  • Experience in a variety of hand sewing techniques
  • Ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to perform maintenance of personal work area, including sewing machinery as necessary to keep work moving effectively
  • Ability to communicate with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Patterning, Draping, and/or Millinery skills are a plus

Interested applicants should send a resume (and if possible, portfolio samples) to [email protected] with the subject line: Over Hire Stitcher Application. A skills assessment may be given prior to employment as needed.

 

Carpenters

We are accepting resumes for experienced, over hire Carpenters in the Central Florida area! Carpenters should be self-motivated, comfortable working independently and in collaboration with others, and have previous experience in stage carpentry.  Rigging, metalworking, and/or foam carving skills are also preferred.  Carpenters must be able to read technical drawings and use them to create a finished product in a safe and timely manner, and with great attention to detail.  Over hire positions are on an as-needed basis and carpenters may work up to 40 hours per week.

Interested applicants should send a resume (and if possible, portfolio samples) to [email protected] with the subject line: Over Hire Carpenter Application.

 

Orlando Repertory Theatre is always accepting resumes for part-time, over hire, and contract work in production and design.

  • Design: Please email a resume and design samples to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Stage Management and Run Crew: Please email a resume to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Lighting and Sound: Please email a resume to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Props: Please email a resume and portfolio samples to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Carpentry and Scenic Art: Please email a resume and portfolio samples to [email protected] for future consideration.
  • Costume Construction and Wigs: Please email a resume and portfolio samples to [email protected]  for future consideration.

 

Orlando Repertory Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and as such, we consider individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

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