Careers at the Byrd

Careers at the Byrd Theatre

FRONT OF HOUSE TEAM MEMBER - Part Time

The Byrd Theatre Foundation is seeking Front of House Team Members to work at the historic Byrd Theatre is Carytown. The Byrd Theatre Foundation is a non-profit organization. We pride ourselves with creating a family like work environment where you will see management and Board leadership joining in to ensure a successful movie experience for our patrons. If you are looking for a fun, high-energy work environment where you are appreciated, we would love to talk with you.

As a Front of House Team Member, you will be interacting with and responsible for ensuring a positive experience for our patrons. You will need to be quick on your feet, enjoy talking with people and have a polite and friendly attitude. Your ultimate goal will be to provide high-quality service that will help us ensure our patrons have a positive experience and look forward to returning. Starting hourly wage: $12.

Duties to Include but not limited to:

  • Welcome patrons into the building
  • Ensure a high quality of customer service
  • Sell tickets in box office
  • Sell food, drink, and merchandise at the concession counters
  • To be the point of contact for customer enquiries
  • To ensure the front of house area always looks presentable and tidy
  • Work with fellow team members to clean theatre after each performance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work on a POS system such as Square

Front of House Team Members report directly to the Front of House Manager.

If interested, please send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected] or fill out the form below and attach your documents.

PROJECTIONIST - Full Time w/ Benefits
The projectionist at the Byrd Theatre is responsible for operating and maintaining all projection booth and related equipment.  This includes the digital projector, audio equipment, computers and servers, house lights, cables, and adapters.  The projectionist should always strive to give the patron an exciting movie-going experience through the optimal presentation of image and sound.  The Byrd Theatre houses a unique projection booth with both digital and 35mm film projection capabilities.  The ideal projectionist is interested in using this unique space to further their knowledge about the niche art of movie projection.  At he the Byrd, we have a blend of the first days of celluloid and cutting edge digital workflows.  Projection is not just about showing a movie, it is the curation of a whole experience. Salaried position.
 Some of the duties include:
  • Ingesting new films into our movie server.
  • Testing films for correct aspect ratio, resolution, and appropriate audio levels before all shows.
  • Operation of house lights and lobby music throughout the shift, adjusting as needed.
  • Testing all audio channels for issues at the beginning of each shift.
  • Playing pre-show ads (slideshow and or/video) at the appropriate time.
  • Operation of the follow spotlight for pre-film organ shows.
  • Keeping the Projection booth a clean, organized, safe work environment.
Qualifications
  • A love of film and attention to detail.
  • 2 years A/V experience
  • Knowledge of various video codecs
  • Previous experience with digital projection and knowledge of the modern DCP workflow is a plus
  • Experience with film projection (16mm or 35mm) is a plus

If interested, please send resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected] or fill in the form below and attach your documents.

The Byrd Theatre Foundation embraces a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in our organization. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contribution of all people.

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