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Current Openings


Finance Manager

POSITION: FINANCE MANAGER

REPORTS TO: EXECUTIVE & ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

STATUS: PART-TIME

JOB DESCRIPTION:The Finance Manager will maintain accurate financial records and assist in budget planning and implementation. This position contributes directly to SteppingStone Theatre’s mission of supporting artistry, creative learning, and positive emotional and social development in young people.
This is the ideal position if:
You love working with numbers, but you also have a desire to be part of a creative endeavor making big things happen for young people. You are committed to getting the details right and working with the Executive Director and program managers to make the most of limited resources. You love seeing success from your efforts and expect that what you do will make a difference in the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execute and maintain general bookkeeping functions including weekly reconciliation with all departmental income and expense records
  • Reconcile bank statements, credit card statements, and credit card transactions
  • Run bi-weekly payroll activities and submit details to external payroll services company
  • Enter bills, match up invoices with statements and print checks to vendors
  • Process and follow requirements for grants
  • Assist management with reporting of financials to the board
  • Work with external auditors as necessary
  • Additional responsibilities as skills available

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have 3-5 years Bookkeeping experience, preferably some with non-profits
  • Advanced to expert level proficiency with Excel
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (except for above)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Quickbooks, desktop version preferred
  • Experience with database systems, and ability to pull reports

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Energetic personality
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Willing to bring personal experiences to improve productivity and enrich job tasks
  • A love for performing arts and comfort with children.
  • Must consent to a background check.

PLEASE SUBMIT INTRODUCTORY COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: jobs@steppingstonetheatre.org

We Believe Young people are artists, makers, and doers. They need to belong and to contribute to their world. When young people make art together, they change themselves, and the world around them, for the better.

We Do SteppingStone Theatre for Youth ignites imagination, learning, mastery, and belonging by creating art with young people to share with the world.

 SteppingStone Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of diverse abilities and backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Custodian

POSITION: CUSTODIAN

REPORTS TO: EXECUTIVE & ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

STATUS: PART-TIME (20 hours/week)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for a welcoming, clean, safe, and secure environment for patrons of all ages as well as staff.  Routine custodial work is expected without direction. Special work will be assigned by the administrative staff.  Included items are:

  • Opening and closing building as directed
  • General Custodial 
  • Care of lawn, shrubs, trees, and sidewalks 
  • Assist with set up and take down chairs and tables 
  • Routine maintenance of all equipment
  • Maintain repair of wall surfaces
  • Refer services needing an outside contractor to the executive director

PREFER A FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • General custodial work
  • General maintenance activities. 
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Plumbing and water systems
  • Heating and cooling systems
  • Electrical systems, wiring – i.e. switches, outlets and breaker panels
  • General grounds maintenance

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Be in good physical health without impairment that would prevent the person from climbing stairs or ladders, shoveling snow, mowing lawns, or lifting up to 65 lbs. 
  • Acceptable results of mandatory physical exam, drug test, and background check.

PLEASE SUBMIT INTRODUCTORY COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: jobs@steppingstonetheatre.org

We Believe Young people are artists, makers, and doers. They need to belong and to contribute to their world. When young people make art together, they change themselves, and the world around them, for the better.

We Do SteppingStone Theatre for Youth ignites imagination, learning, mastery, and belonging by creating art with young people to share with the world.

 SteppingStone Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of diverse abilities and backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Creative Learning

SteppingStone Theatre uses professional artists in Creative Learning as teaching artists and educators. If you would like to be considered for a position, please contact Erin Granger, Creative Learning Program Manager, at erin@steppingstonetheatre.org

Box Office

SteppingStone Theatre is now hiring outgoing, enthusiastic individuals as Front of House Staff! 

POSITION: BOX OFFICE and FRONT OF HOUSE STAFF

REPORTS TO: BOX OFFICE MANAGER

STATUS: PART-TIME-FLEXIBLE (10-20 HOURS PER WEEK DURING PERFORMANCE TIMES)

JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for providing house management and/or box office services during weekday student matinees and/or weekend performances.

HOUSE MANAGEMENT DUTIES

  • Prepare lobby for patrons to arrive
  • Greet and assist with seating of groups (Student Matinees)
  • Assist patrons with accessibility requests
  • Greet volunteers and instruct them on duties for the performance
  • Late Seat any patrons arriving after the show has begun.
  • Oversee lobby clean-up after performance
  • Assist box office as needed

BOX OFFICE DUTIES

  • Prepare pre-show reports and pull tickets for performances
  • Process onsite purchases and manage Will Call Tickets
  • Balance and report on box office sales
  • Comfortable answering phones and representing the company in a professional manner
  • Assist in lobby cleanup/organization following performances
  • Assist house management as needed

OTHER DUTIES, IF DESIRED

  • Office support
  • Aiding in offsite events
  • Special Projects as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong commitment to theatre for young people and SteppingStone Theatre’s mission
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to think on their feet and resolve issues as they arise
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Experience working with children preferred
  • One year working in arts related organization preferred
  • Previous retail or customer service experience preferred

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Trustworthy, dependable, punctual, and friendly, outgoing personality
  • Computer, organizational, and money handling skills
  • A love for performing arts and comfort with children.
  • Must consent to a background check.

SEND COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND REFERENCES TO: 

Jessica Kray Martin, Box Office Manager, SteppingStone Theatre, 55 Victoria St N, Saint Paul, MN 55104, or email all information to jessica@steppingstonetheatre.org

We Believe Young people are artists, makers, and doers. They need to belong and to contribute to their world. When young people make art together, they change themselves, and the world around them, for the better.

We Do SteppingStone Theatre for Youth ignites imagination, learning, mastery, and belonging by creating art with young people to share with the world.

 SteppingStone Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of diverse abilities and backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Volunteer Opportunities

SteppingStone Theatre loves volunteers and has many ongoing opportunities available:

Volunteering:

  • Ushering
  • Will call
  • Classroom assistant
  • Office & clerical assistance
  • Special events planning & execution
  • Marketing & promotions assistance
  • Gardening

Mainstage Internships:

  • Production internships
  • Technical internships

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact

Rachel Ostroot, Production, Company and Volunteer Manager
rachel@steppingstonetheatre.org