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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Are you looking for a rewarding career?  Join us as we expand and grow the arts in Westmoreland County!
EMPLOYMENT
To apply for any of the positions below, contact Westmoreland Cultural Trust at info@wctrust.net or 724-836-1123.

Westmoreland Cultural Trust is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.

Event Associate, Palace Theatre, Part Time

Westmoreland Cultural Trust is seeking highly motivated people to take the next step in the hospitality field, in a full-time or part-time position.Essential duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Event Support and cleaning in the performing arts center.
  • Perform job duties with the visitor’s experience in mind, contributing to the team effort by accomplishing assigned tasks.
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety of The Palace Theatre interior and exterior, including all public spaces and restrooms.
  • Event support at public and private events including moving banquet tables and chairs, executing open/close procedures.
  • Inventory supplies, restocking.

Qualifications

  • Commitment to providing excellent service with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team member.
  • Cheerful disposition and ability to work well with the public, self-motivated with attention to detail, highly organized and efficient.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience helpful in Housekeeping, Facilities Coordination, or Supply Management.
  • Lifting/moving supplies up to 35 pounds.

Flexible schedule: day/evening/weekends.

Age 18+

Job Types: Part-time

Pay: $11.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.’

Manager, Visitor Experiences & Event Operations, Full Time

Westmoreland Cultural Trust is a regional leader in arts and entertainment and owns and operates the historic Palace Theatre and manages the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, both located in Greensburg. WCT is seeking a highly motivated people person to enhance visitor experiences while ensuring operational efficiency. The Manager, Visitor Experiences & Event Operations reports to the CEO and is responsible to oversee daily operations of WCT events and shows.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Work with the Marketing Director, Event Managers, and Palace Programming Director to create an organization-wide event and sales strategy.
  • Work with the Manager, Corporate & Community Engagement and Marketing Manager to identify high net-worth donors and prospects and create targeted strategies and events to cultivate these potential donors.
  • Proactively communicate and coordinate with all departments to solve service, technical and operational problems.
  • Analyze operational and sales reports to identify opportunities and develop strategies to increase revenues and build brand awareness.
  • Manage security protocols and oversee security operations and personnel at shows and events.
  • Establish business systems and practices for a safe and efficient environment at all venues.
  • Co-manage, value, and negotiate all vendor contracts, catering, rentals, and event talent/entertainment.
  • Manage bar operations including marketing and sales, POS, inventory, and cash policies.
  • Inspire a visitor-friendly, helpful, courteous, respectful, kind environment for all WCT audiences and staff.
  • Responsible for frequent guest interactions to ensure legendary service resulting in membership retention and growth.
  • Assists with the planning, set up and execution of events, shows, and promotions, while taking ownership for the success of the event.
  • Ensures cross-shift communication is consistent and accurate.
  • Hires, trains and manages staff in accordance with organizational and approved departmental standards, policies and programs.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to motivate staff through a teamwork approach. Proven leadership skills that include delegating as needed.
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office software products.  Experience with PatronManager, Salesforce, a plus.
  • Available to work weekends and holidays with an active presence at shows/events.
  • 4+ years in hospitality, event, food & beverage management with successful sales experience. POS experience a plus.
  • 2+ years of experience as a supervisor.
  • Ability to independently plan, prioritize, organize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment while providing efficient solutions.
  • RAMP certification.

Westmoreland Cultural Trust Facilities Assistant

The Facilities Assistant plays a critical role in maintaining facilities in heart of downtown Greensburg PA. The Facilities Assistant will work with the current manager to perform and oversees tasks related to electrical, security, environmental, and sanitation. assist tenants with maintenance requests and oversee the process of preparing properties for new tenants. This employee will work closely to address building and tenant issues. Their job is to assist the manager with maintaining relationships with local vendors such as landscaping, plumbing, or electrical services to coordinate routine or emergency requests from tenants. This position is a great opportunity for an individual to put basic knowledge into practice with facility maintenance and repairs. The Facilities Assistant reports to the Manager of Facilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform a variety of scheduled equipment activities, preventive, and routine maintenance activities.
  • Performs maintenance of building, plumbing systems, electrical systems, landscaping, and parking areas.
  • Performs equipment maintenance and repair requests.
  • Prepares and presents information concerning operational effectiveness and service levels to upper management.
  • Responsible to manage the cleaning and care for buildings, facilities, and grounds in order to ensure they are maintained in a safe and healthy manner.
  • Maintains spare parts and supplies inventory.
  • Performs the Inspection of machines and equipment and other equipment periodically to determine maintenance needs.
  • Create & implements programs, schedules, and procedures required to ensure building and facilities cleanliness.
  • Initiates and carries out projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
  • Receives authorization to schedule work of contractors.
  • Ability to interface with governmental agencies such as Building and Fire Inspectors in a proactive and open dialogue.
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance programs, establishing such, meeting scheduling and holding technicians to commitments.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Comprehensive knowledge of equipment and facility maintenance programs and procedures preferred.
  • Computer efficiency in word, excel and other database spreadsheet programs preferred.
  • Intermediate understanding of 3-phase electrical and mechanical systems preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedures manuals is required.
  • Position may require travel to other Westmoreland Cultural Trust-owned properties
  • This position is a full-time hourly position working 40 hours per week
  • Must be available evenings and weekends for on-call and necessary repairs

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate of a technical program in HVAC, plumbing or machine maintenance or comparable training or experience.
VOLUNTEER

There are many opportunities to become active in your community by volunteering with The Palace Theatre and Westmoreland Cultural Trust.  You can help with special event planning, community outreach or assisting guests to their seats during performances at the theatre.

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WESTMORELAND CULTURAL TRUST
102 N. Main Street, Suite 232
Greensburg, PA 15601
724.836.1123


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