Employment

Florida Studio Theatre is currently seeking the following Full Time positions:

  • Associate Director of Marketing
  • Marketing Associate

As well as the following Part Time positions:

  • Mailroom Technician
  • Box Office Associates
  • Restaurant Staff

Scroll down for job descriptions, qualifications, and how to apply.

Benefits for Full Time Staff: Health Insurance (including optional vision and dental) after two months, 401k with Employer match after one year, Comp Tickets, restaurant discount, paid vacation/PTO, paid Holidays, paid sick leave, paid parental leave, and more.

Florida Studio Theatre is working towards becoming a more anti-racist and inclusive theatre. FST is thus committed to developing a work environment that is reflective of the diverse world that it serves. Applicants from all populations and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Consideration for employment will be given to all applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, gender identity/sexual orientation, age or ability.


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Tentative Start Date: As soon as August 2022

Florida Studio Theatre, a LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL seeks an experienced Associate Director of Marketing.

The Associate Director of Marketing supports the administrative functions/operations of the Marketing Department including, but not limited to: develops show logos and promotional brochures, designs weekly print ads, serves as part of the lead writing team for newsletters, manages social media accounts and groups, creates and sends promotional emails, directs select photoshoots, manages annual playbill ad sales campaign, directs photoshoots, manages Marketing Intern. This position reports to Director of Marketing.

RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited to:

  • Graphic Design
    • Lead graphic designer for all show logo creation
    • Designs ads for newspapers, magazines, and digital
    • Designs promotional materials including but not limited to brochures
  • Creates and sends promotional eblasts using Constant Contact
  • Manages all social media platforms
  • Contributes new and creative ideas for content marketing
  • Directs select photoshoots for professional productions throughout the year.
  • Ad Sales Campaign
  • Manages annual playbill ad sales campaign with support from Director of Marketing
  • Supports Director of Marketing in management of Marketing team
  • Manages Marketing Intern with support from Director of Marketing
  • Other duties as assigned

Required skills:

  • Excellent Writing Skills
  • Excellent Graphic Design Skills
  • High Level of Proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Experience managing social media accounts and paid social media advertising for business
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of previous professional experience
  • Strong ability to plan and prioritize
  • High level of organization

Additional Skills:

  • Past ad sales experience a plus
  • Experience with Tessitura a plus
  • Experience with Premiere Pro and After Effects a plus

Salary range: $50,000-$55,000/year with room for growth based on performance

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MARKETING ASSOCIATE

Tentative Start Date: As soon as August 2022

Florida Studio Theatre, a LORT D regional theatre in Sarasota, FL seeks a Marketing Associate to join the growing marketing team.

The Marketing Associate supports the administrative functions/operations of the Marketing Department including, but not limited to: creating sales-related eblasts; serving as contributing writer for FST newsletters; supporting annual ad sales campaign; handling social media; tracking digital audience analytics across all platforms; and maintaining front end of floridastudiotheatre.org. Other duties as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES include, but not limited to:

  • Organizational sales-related eblasts
  1. Responsible for creating, pulling lists for, deploying, and evaluating success for all sales related organizational eblasts 
  • Serves as contributing writer to regular newsletters
  • Supports annual ad sales campaign
  • Manages all social media platforms
    1. Develops social media plans and content, schedules posts, manages social media paid advertising, tracks analytics, and keeps up-to-date with ever-evolving industry best practices and how other regional theatres are leveraging their own digital platforms
    2. Liaises with guest artists to engage them as social media influencers
    3. Directly responsible for: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Hootsuite, LinkedIn
  • Maintains front end of floridastudiotheatre.org
    1. Resizes all show logos for appropriate pages
    2. Ensures all information is up-to-date
  • Tracks Digital Audience Metrics
    1. Regularly tracking and reporting out to Director of Marketing on digital analytics for floridastudiotheatre.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and company eblasts
  • Backs up the Box Office with ticket sales and phone calls as needeD

Required skills:

  • Strong copywriting and copy-editing skills
  • Understanding of social media platforms
  • Genuine interest and enthusiasm for new digital apps, platforms, and opportunities
  • Technical savvy
  • Ability to work quickly in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • Proficiency in Photoshop.

Experience with Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, or similar email marketing platform a plus. Previous experience working for a theatre or performing arts organization, a plus.

Salary range: $35,000-$40,000/year

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MAILROOM TECHNICIAN

Florida Studio Theatre seeks a part time Mail Room Technician to join its fast paced marketing department by supporting the outbound bulk mailings of the theatre. Responsibilities include: processing bulk mailings such as brochures, postcards, newsletters, and mailings under the cover of envelope, and delivering mailings to the bulk mail processing center.
 
Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift up to 20lbs
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks with repeated movements (bending down, lifting)
  • Qualified candidates will have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Must read, analyze, and apply policies and procedures while adapting as needed
  • Perform effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong understanding of machinery and confidence working with machines
  • Strong problem solving skills 
 
Must have a valid driver’s license
 
10-20 hrs/wk
 
No previous experience is required.

Salary: $15/hr

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RESTAURANT STAFF

Hiring hosts/hostesses, servers, bartenders, dishwashers, food runners and cooks for our dining service. Florida Studio Theatre is a live professional theatre with several restaurants and we serve food before the shows. Looking for fun and energetic people to join our team serving food and drinks before our shows. Servers must be reliable, able to work in a fast paced environment and be available on evenings and weekends.

Salary range: $8-$18/hr, depending on the position

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BOX OFFICE ASSOCIATES

Florida Studio Theatre, a professional LORT D regional Theatre with five active theatre spaces, located in downtown Sarasota, FL is seeking Part Time Ticket Sales Associates to provide excellent customer service to theatre patrons during our resubscription season.

This is a fast-paced, high-volume Box Office that services all five of our theatre spaces. We perform shows in all five theatres at least, six days a week. Candidates must have good communication skills with a positive, friendly, and outgoing personality. Must be willing and able to spend a majority of the time on the phones. Must be prompt, reliable, and detail oriented.

Must have open and flexible availability and be willing to work a flexible schedule. Must be available to work days, evenings, and weekends. The amount of hours available will change depending on the week.

Salary range: $12-$15/hr

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