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Bravo Breakroom Services is a shopping and delivery service specializing in corporate accounts. Our clients are companies that provide well-stocked kitchens and break rooms with a wide array of snacks, food, and drinks for their employees.

Much like other services like instacart, we shop at any area stores and deliver goods to our clients.  We keep things simple and focus on detailed and personal customer service. We take the time to get to know our clients and understand their needs and exactly what they want with each delivery We build a solid relationship to last and grow as each company grows.

Pay is percentage based, determined by the size of the client's orders. Most orders average approx $20 per hour.

We are looking for someone more than just a delivery person. We want someone with the qualities below:

  • The ability to provide the best quality shopping and delivery service with dependability, consistency, and attention to detail.

  • A positive and engaging personality.

  • Professionalism.

  • Solid customer service skills and experience.

  • Someone with an entrepreneurial spirit who can recognize growth opportunities.

    • This position has the opportunity for rapid growth as we add clients weekly.

    • This position has the opportunity to grow into a management role. 

Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and deliver multiple heavy boxes, cases of drinks, etc

  • Must be consistent and reliable.

  • Must be able to drive a Uhaul/box truck if/when required.

  • Must have a reliable and insured vehicle Truck, SUV, or van.

This is an independent contractor position.

Please send email to indicate interest to Jeremy (a theatre person!) at jbrown@bravobreakrooms.com

Assistant Operations Manager (full-time)

Department of Theatre and Dance

UT MAIN CAMPUS

Job Details are here

General Notes

The College of Fine Arts and Department of Theatre and Dance welcome and respect all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our recruiting, hiring and retention practices.

Benefits package:

  • 100% employer-paid basic medical coverage

  • Retirement contributions

  • Paid vacation and sick time 

  • Paid holidays 


This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described. Even if you don't qualify or have specific experience in every facet of this role, we encourage you to apply for any role you're personally interested in and excited to drive positive change at the College of Fine Arts.

 

This position is eligible for a hybrid Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA) (on-campus and remote work). FWA arrangements are subject to manager approval and may shift due to changes in business needs.

 

Purpose

The Assistant Operations Manager works as part of the Department of Theatre and Dance staff overseeing the day-to-day facility-related operations for the F. Loren Winship Drama Building and Laboratory Theatre.

 

Responsibilities

  • Liaison with UT Project Management and Construction Services, UT Facilities Services and independent service vendors on maintenance, renovation, construction and event-related projects. Liaison with IRRIS on department-related space assignments and management. Work with various offices, including the UT fire marshal, on code compliance for department-related facilities. Develop and manage facilities/operations budgets.

  • Oversee safety and emergency management. Implement security protocol and communicate policies and updates to various parties. Assign keys and building access (Building Access Control System / BACS) to official building occupants. Maintain alarm hours. Coordinate use and access of loading dock parking permit. Regularly check and verify integrity of safety equipment.

  • Serve as the main contact for reservation requests for the B. Iden Payne and Oscar G. Brockett Theatres. This includes, but is not limited to, space usage for design teams and technical directors for productions. Manage room reservations for evening and weekend events via ArtsVision. Coordinate with the Audience Services Coordinator in scheduling systems, procedures, and protocols in the studios and the Laboratory Theatre. Serve as a back-up manager for room reservations for daytime class-related use.

  • Purchase, track and maintain equipment. Manage surplus equipment (pick up, recycle and/or disposal). Coordinate the access to and usage of tools from the Winship Scene Shop. Coordinate reservation and use of department and Texas Performing Arts stock platforms for studio and student projects. Maintain records according to university retention schedule and guidelines.

  • Manage student associates/building monitors. Post position, interview and hire student workers. Train workers and ensure job duties are being completed. Schedule student workers' shifts. Timesheet management.

  • Attend production meetings for department productions and College of Fine Arts/UT productions/events using the F. Loren Winship Drama Building and Laboratory Theatre. Collaborate with the Director of Fabrication and Academic Production and related staff regarding production needs in the above facilities.

  • Coordinate office assignments and moves in consultation with the Operations Manager. Manage telecommunication requests, including adding new telephone lines, changing existing lines and submitting/tracking of tickets for line issues.

  • Oversee maintenance, reservations, staff/faculty training and records on one department vehicle. Serve as a driver of department vehicle. Serve as a back-up the reception desk.

 

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree. Ability to display tact and professionalism, work cooperatively in the office environment, and provide excellent customer service. Demonstrated success at leading multiple projects concurrently, managing conflicting priorities, and meeting deadlines for various stakeholders. Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

 

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

 

Preferred Qualifications

Three years of experience in project or program management in an enterprise or educational environment. Demonstrated experience creating project documentation, including process mapping, schedules, budgets and communication plans. Experience in the performing arts.

 

Driving Required

This job requires a class "C" operator's driver's license. The applicant selected must provide a current three year driving record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, a Texas driver's license must be obtained within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Employees who are required to have a CDL are subject to drug and alcohol testing (pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, random, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing).

 

Salary Range

$48,000 + depending on qualifications

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Austin Shakespeare seeks "Education Coordinator" to support our education programs in schools around the greater Austin area. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the current programs https://www.austinshakespeare.org/students. P/T hourly-pay position, avg 10 hours per week.
Duties: Connect middle-and high-schools to Austin Shakespeare.
Approach teachers and/or administrators of public and private schools to bring Austin Shakespeare programming into classrooms.
Advocate for bringing in our professional actors and directors into classrooms to heighten the educational experience.
Qualifications: a self-starter - able to work autonomously. Attention to detail.
Email a letter of interest and applicable experience to info@austinshakespeare.org

Austin Shakespeare is hiring an Assistant Stage Manager for Jane Austen's SENSE & SENSIBILITY.

Rehearsals are weeknight evenings and Saturday 1-4 pm and Sunday 5-9 pm.

This is an Actor's Equity Contract but you don't have to be a union member to be hired.

Please send letter of interest and resume with theater experience to info@austinshakespeare.org

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Assistant Audio/Video Supervisor

The Assistant Audio/Video Supervisor manages the theatrical audio and video aspects of assigned TPA and UT College of Fine Arts (COFA) facilities and events. The position works on both professional touring productions presented by Texas Performing Arts and on productions of the Department of Theater & Dance and Butler School of Music. The Assistant Audio/Video Supervisor takes the lead in supporting the audio/video aspects of academic productions, including reviewing student designs, advising on feasibility, and supervising student crews. As part of TPA's production team and reporting to the Director of Production, the Assistant Audio/Video Supervisor works with the Audio/Video Supervisor to ensure the efficient and safe use of audio/video equipment, systems, and personnel. The position mentors the next generation of designers and technicians, enables artists to fully realize their visions, creates exceptional experiences for audiences, and prioritizes the health and safety of people and spaces.

 

Development Associate

The Development Associate provides administrative support for Texas Performing Arts’ fundraising activities. The position is primarily responsible for major gift support, including producing donor cultivation and stewardship materials, acknowledgments, and research. The Development Associate also oversees event implementation, which includes data and correspondence management, onsite event support, and other tasks related to events that support TPA fundraising priorities, including Board meetings, performance-related dinners and receptions, annual events, and other strategic events.

Texas Performing Arts is the professional arts presenting and producing program of The University of Texas at Austin. One of the largest and most active university-based performing arts centers in the U.S., Texas Performing Arts is an anchor institution in Austin’s arts, cultural, and entertainment landscape. Texas Performing Arts operates venues on the UT campus including Austin’s largest theater, the newly renovated Bass Concert Hall. Its public programs include Broadway in Austin; an international season of dance, theater, music and more; and the Texas Welcomes series of national touring artists. Texas Performing Arts is an integral unit of UT’s College of Fine Arts and engages students across the university.

 

Why Join Texas Performing Arts?

 

This position offers the opportunity to be part of a nimble and ambitious team that thrives on creativity, collaboration, and strategic thinking. Your work will contribute to advancing the arts at one of the best universities in the world and in one of the most exciting cities in America. By creating opportunities for people to come together through live performance, your skills will create innovative learning, engage communities, and make lifelong memories for audiences.

 

This position is eligible for a Flexible Work Arrangement (a combination of on-campus and remote work) and receives UT Austin’s generous benefit package, including 100% employer-paid basic medical coverage, retirement contributions, paid vacation and sick time, and paid holidays.

 

Texas Performing Arts welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences.  We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our recruiting, hiring, and retention practices.

 

Cover letter, references, and a resume required to apply.

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Bar Manager

Department: Food and Beverage
Supervisor: Director of Food and Beverage
Position: Full Time – nights and weekends

Summary:
We have an immediate opening for an experienced Bar Manager. This position is responsible for managing food and beverage for 5 concession outposts and bars within our two theaters as well as off-site locations on occasion. The Bar Manager will help lead the daily operations of the theater bar and concessions program and supervise 20 part time staff. You will supervise and educate staff on best practices within the industry and will emphasize friendly, emotionally intelligent, and efficient service. The Bar Manager will be responsible for creating staff schedules, managing purchases and inventory, ensuring adherence to food safety procedures, implementing excellent customer service, and serve as a knowledgeable source of information about trends and advances within the restaurant and bar industry.

The ideal candidate will exhibit a strong aptitude for leadership and a true passion for delivering first-class customer service. You believe that good hospitality should be an experience, not just a transaction. She or he will have an outgoing personality and will be an exceptional communicator. The ideal candidate will have an unwavering understanding of the critical role donors and patrons play in the success of the organization and is passionate about cultivating and building service-based relationships with these constituents. an intuitive style resulting in a sincere and visibly engaged presence with donors, patrons, and employees, a truly engaging people person.

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Successful candidates will have experience:

  • Teams:

    • Scheduling food and beverage staff, creating and managing food and beverage calendars.
      Recruiting, training, coaching, and leading a Food and Beverage staff.

    • Leading, motivating and developing employees.

    • Ensuring the staff has a complete understanding of their job requirements and sufficient training before holding them accountable for results

    • Managing with a high degree of personal integrity and consistently put the interests of the organization first.

  • Operations:

    • Managing operations and a team of 15+ people in a fast-paced restaurant or bar setting.

    • Demonstrating ability to build and maintain relationships with product vendors.

    • Managing purchasing, inventory controls, suppliers, and equipment.

    • Managing to local regulations including TABC, OSHA and labor laws.

  • Financial and Systems:

    • Using and analyzing data to make informed profit-related decisions.

    • Managing a scheduling system for bar staff.

    • Proficiently using Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel; payroll management (time worked and tips) and POS systems.

  • Interpersonal

    • Problem-solving and customer service approach to all decisions and interactions and have demonstrated the consistent ability to effectively problem-solve in improvised situations.

    • Willingness to roll up sleeves and execute on projects and deadlines

    • Managing with strong verbal and written communication skills, with an expert ability to present and communicate new ideas and concepts, all under deadlines.

    • Being extremely organized and detail oriented, resourceful, quick learner and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Sub keen attention to detail

    • Communicating clearly and professionally and maintaining professional composure during busy periods.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for scheduling, training, and development of bar staff.

  • Ensures that Service staff maintains TABC and Texas Food Handler certification.

  • Creates, maintains, and ensures compliance with all Food and Beverage policies, standards and procedures.

  • Establishes goals and objectives for all areas of responsibility and communicates effectively same to all colleagues.

  • Motivates team to strive for continuous improvement and excellence in all areas of responsibility.

  • maintains an effective training and inspection program of all Food and Beverage areas to ensure compliance of Health and Safety procedures and local laws.

  • Understands and communicates to colleagues the operating and maintenance procedures of all departmental equipment.

  • Coordinates the ordering and receiving of Food and Beverage equipment and supplies.

  • Effectively evaluates and implements new service standards, supplies and equipment.

  • Oversees the coordination of special needs of VIPs, Groups and Amenities.

  • Coordinates with Facilities on Bar maintenance needs and ensures effectiveness of on-going Bar maintenance.

  • Empowers colleagues to provide excellent customer service. Establishes effective and clear guidelines so colleagues understand expectations and parameters.

  • Effectively interacts with guests and donors to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels; effectively responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.

  • Observes service behaviors of team members and provides individual feedback to individuals; continuously strives to improve service performance.

  • Events are nights and weekends.

  • Be able to lift 40 pounds.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Have 5+ years bartending experience

  • Have 5+ years of experience managing a high traffic bar

  • Have food service experience and be Texas Food Manager certified

  • Candidates must be proactive, relationship-oriented, strategic, and creative.

  • Ability to understand the big picture but also have strong attention to detail.

  • Feel comfortable juggling multiple projects and must have excellent writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience in the arts or a non-profit organization is a plus.

Paramount Perks:

  • Health insurance benefits package (medical, dental and vision)

  • Company paid life insurance and short- and long-term disability

  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match

  • Competitive time off with vacation, summer days and holiday calendar

  • Access to covered downtown garage parking when working onsite

  • Gold’s Gym membership discount

  • Countless opportunities for once-in-a-lifetime experiences at shows, festivals, galas, and beyond

  • And more!

Process:
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter demonstrating your fit for this role to jobs@austintheatre.org with the subject line “Bar Manager”

The ATA is committed to equal-employment principals, and we recognize the value of committed employees who feel they are being treated in an equitable and professional manner. We strive to find ways to attract, develop and retain the talent needed to meet business objectives, and recruit and employ high qualified individuals representing the diverse communities in which we live.