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JOB OPPORTUNITY - CASUAL FRONT OF HOUSE STAFF

Are you great with people? Are you an efficient multi-tasker? Would you like casual work at a busy performing arts centre?

We are seeking cheerful, competent and mature people who thrive under pressure to work as casual staff in our venue. This involves looking after the venue, reception, café and box office (when a show is in the theatre).  Please apply if you want to be part of a vibrant team in a fun, creative environment.

TAPAC operates 4 studios for many performing arts activities including dance, circus and acting; a theatre and a café/bar.

We want professional, positive and outgoing candidates who are prepared to get stuck in and work hard. The ideal candidates must relate well to clients, possess great organisational skills, and be enthusiastic, reliable and trustworthy. They need to be great multi-taskers, be calm under pressure and have the ability to fit in well with an established team.

This is a busy role covering a wide range of activities. The key to success in the role will be strong organisational skills so that priorities can be managed well, with a smile.

The part-time casual work is usually from 3pm till close in the evenings (9pm or later) on weekdays or in the weekend, either during the day, or from the afternoon until close.

You will need:

  • Strong computer and word-processing skills
  • A mature, pleasant and efficient manner
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Solid planning and organisational skills
  • The ability to handle transactions

You will fit in at TAPAC if you have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high level of ownership and the ability to work autonomously
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to excel as part of a team, collaborative and self-driven
  • Ability to connect with a broad range of people
  • A can-do attitude with a willingness to go beyond and do whatever needs doing
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Experience in hospitality, retail or client facing administration is desirable, but not essential
  • A service mentality, you love helping others and the organisation succeed

You are logical, efficient, flexible, organised, adaptive, and quick to learn. You want to work in the performing arts and have a work ethic second to none. It would be an advantage if you have a Bar Manager’s licence and are capable of acting, if required, as the Front of House Manager.

TAPAC will interview people and appoint casual staff as soon as possible. So get in quick if you’re keen. Please send your application, including cover letter and curriculum vitae, to [email protected] 

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

TAPAC works with a diverse array of multi-talented creative performing arts creatives and technicians. From our administration and production team to our skilled technicians, professional tutors, bar and box office staff and volunteer ushers.

There are currently no other job opportunities available at TAPAC. However, we are always keen to meet energetic and talented professionals who would like to join our team. If you wish to be considered for any future positions that become available, please send your CV to our Executive Director Sally-Anne Kerr at [email protected]

If you are a performing arts tutor or industry professional wanting to explore teaching options, please send your CV to our Education Coordinator Bleau Bustenera at [email protected]

If you are a lighting, sound or stage technician wishing to be considered for contract positions, please email your CV to our Technical Manager Ruby van Dorp at [email protected]