Career Opportunities

We believe our employees set us apart and help make us the dynamic and growing organization that we are today. We count on our employees’ skills, creativity, commitment, and energy to provide our customers with experiences and services that are unsurpassed. Our outstanding reputation strongly depends upon the dedication, commitment, and satisfaction of our employees. In light of that, we are actively involved in ongoing efforts to maintain a rewarding and productive environment for everyone who works here. Whether beginning your career at The Bushnell or bringing your skills to us from a lifetime of work experience, we will strive to help you grow so you can help us to continue to thrive.


The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Position Title: Education and International Relations Coordinator
Department: Education
Reports to: Senior Vice President, Education and Community Initiatives
Working hours: Salaried, full-time, 37.5 hrs/week; may include occasional nights and weekends; occasional travel
*This is a one year, durational position, to be reevaluated after one year
FLSA status: Non-exempt

Broad Functions: Provide a variety of support for onsite and offsite education department programming.

Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Coordinate and assist department with specific school based services projects and digital learning as assigned
  • Coordinate and assist department staff with new talent development initiatives.
  • Work with marketing department to develop and organize the history of The Bushnell’s relationships in China for the website.
  • Organize, coordinate, and implement community programming onsite and offsite, as needed.
  • Organize and coordinate activities for international visitors/guests including presentations, programming, and acting as translator, as needed.
  • Scheduling activities, travel arrangements, meeting room requests, preparing packets, and other hospitality requirements, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule.
  • Exceptional knowledge of Power point, Excel and Word, Knowledge of Publisher or graphic design a plus
  • Bilingual in Mandarin and English preferred.

Education and/or Experience: College degree and knowledge of how a mission based, non-profit organization functions; Experience in performing arts, entertainment, education, community based programming and production a plus.

Skills Desired: Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and to work under deadlines. Collaborative personality who is a team player. Outgoing individual, who conveys positive, polished Bushnell image to public. A high-energy self-starter. Innovative thinker who seeks to go above and beyond.

Language Skills: Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Current driver's license required

Please submit resumes to:
The Bushnell Human Resources Department
166 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Or email to: jobs@bushnell.org


The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

Position Title: Production Coordinator
Department: Programming
Reports to: Technical Director
Working hours: Salaried, full-time, 37.5 hrs/week; includes evenings and weekends
FLSA status: Non-exempt

Broad Functions: The Production Coordinator assists the Technical Director to ensure the successful execution of production-related activities for all performances at The Bushnell, including Broadway shows, one-night performances (presented by The Bushnell and outside promoters), local-arts and nonprofit events, family-series performance and The Bushnell Children’s Theatre performances. Primary responsibilities include advancing technical requirements with tour directors, information verification and distribution, scheduling of vendor services and artist hospitality.

Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • For all performances, review and verify contract riders including but not limited to permit and materials acquisition; scheduling outside vendors; transportation, lodging and catering needs; and other in-house.
  • Fulfill all event related lodging, travel and local transportation requirements.
  • Fulfill all backstage catering needs (crew catering, hospitality, etc.).
  • Assign dressing rooms and other associated areas, including room preparation and amenities, and communicate such arrangements to all pertinent parties.
  • Oversee and schedule piano and/or organ tunings including annual maintenance programs.
  • Data entry of all production-related information into Artifax, The Bushnell’s central calendar-based software system.
  • Timely distribution of event outlines (from Artifax) the Bushnell Events Workgroup.
  • Settle and or assist with settlement of stage events including the preparation and presentation of final bills.
  • Prepare and submit detailed show expense estimates for budgeting, as requested.
  • Communicate performance-related and contract rider specifications to appropriate departments including but not limited to front of house, stage crew, piano tuner, projection, programs, maintenance, and box office.
  • Prepare and submit detailed show related expense documentation for event settlements as requested.
  • As assigned, serve as on-site Bushnell contact for visiting productions, company managers or their designees as required.
  • As assigned, maintain an active involvement with productions and their requirements until their building needs have been met.
  • Assist Technical director with the procurement of specific show related materials from outside vendors as required, to include equipment rental, material purchase and other services related to production and technical requirements.
  • Assist with Programming calendar management as it pertains the needs of all internal and external constituents.
  • Effectively evaluate and accurately record both timekeeping and payroll data as required.
  • Proactively seek and maintain cost savings opportunities.
  • Occasional stage manager duties to include backstage management calling of show cues.
  • Provide administrative support to Technical Director and the department.
  • Proactively maintain at least a general knowledge and understanding of all union contracts as they relate to all productions at The Bushnell.
  • Provide show specific information that contributes to patron safety and security efforts directly to Public Safety Sr. Coordinator, including but not limited to show security personnel contact, show specific requirements, security incident history, fire watch needs, police, parking and meter needs, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience: College degree and 2 years prior experience preferred.

Please submit resumes to:
The Bushnell Human Resources Department
166 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Or email to: jobs@bushnell.org


Equal Opportunity Employer

The Bushnell is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable federal and state fair employment practice laws. The Bushnell does not discriminate and will not tolerate discrimination against employees or applicants because of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, civil union status, genetic information, national origin, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, mental retardation or physical disability any other reason prohibited by any applicable law or regulation. Neither the Union nor the Employer will discriminate against any employee with regard to any term or condition of employment because of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, civil union status, genetic information, national origin, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, mental retardation, physical disability, or any other reason prohibited by any applicable law or regulation.

Diversity and Inclusion

At The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, we celebrate and foster inclusion through the unique attributes, characteristics, abilities, and perspectives of all individuals. As part of our core mission, we are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive cultural campus that reflects our commitment to an environment where everyone feels welcomed, valued, and included, onstage and off. This sense of belonging empowers individuals and unites communities by creating mutual respect and appreciation.