Oregon Ballet Theatre seeks a

Boutique Manager

 

WHO WE ARE

This is an exciting time to work at Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT), one of the nation’s leading ballet companies. We are emerging from the pandemic in a position of strength and well-positioned for the future. We are financially solid and debt free. Our Board is actively engaged in oversight and stewardship. Our 250 employees are resilient, committed and energized. Programmatically, OBT is robust. Our professional company of 26 dancers perform a season of five shows featuring both classical and contemporary work. OBT2, our junior company, boasts 18 dancers of exceptional talent. Our nationally-renowned School continues training 250 students from across the county. And our community education program reaches tens of thousands of students in classrooms across Oregon.

OBT is supported by an actively engaged Board, respected executive leadership, 250 committed and talented staff, healthy finances, and a pre-pandemic budget approaching $9 million. For more information, recent news, and a full job description, information, visit: www.obt.org.

EQUITY

OBT is committed to the vitality of ballet as an art form that is accessible to everyone. We seek people who have lived, volunteer and/or have professional experience partnering, communicating, and engaging with communities of color, including Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, and other communities.


RESPONSIBLITIES

The Boutique Manager is responsible for setting up, managing and closing the OBT Boutique in the Keller and Newmark theaters during Oregon Ballet Theatre performances, and at other scheduled events. The position reports to the Business Office’s Director of Finance but also interacts closely with the Director of Marketing in brand identification and display and the Business Office staff on finance and inventory. As an integral member and ambassador of the customer facing team, the position will protect and build the Oregon Ballet Theatre brand within the organization and through all external points of contact.


REQUIREMENTS

Prior experience in managing a boutique operation or similar retail enterprise (i.e., gift shop,
concert venue concessions) with a successful track record in growing sales and maintaining
margins. Competent working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of products, especially
Excel. Experience and knowledge of merchant payment systems, Square systems a plus.
Valid Drivers’ License and access to an automobile when working. Background or
experience in ballet preferred but not required.

Compensation

This position pays $25.00 per hour. Benefits include complimentary tickets to ballet
performances, and discounted tickets for family members. This can be a great opportunity
for extra holiday income!


APPLY

Email cover letter, resume and salary history to jobs@obt.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will remain open until filled. A full job description can be obtained HERE.