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Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 714288BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Theatrical Group Date posted Oct. 22, 2019

Job Summary:

The New Amsterdam Theater is currently seeking friendly, enthusiastic, and reliable individuals with strong communication skills to join their Ushering Team. All applicants must be able to work a flexible "shift" schedule including nights, weekends and holidays. Shifts are defined as 4 hours in length, and a commitment to being available for a minimum of six total shifts per week.

Regular weekly shifts include:

Monday Evening – 6-10pm
Wednesday Evening – 6-10pm
Thursday Evening – 6-10pm
Friday Evening – 7-11pm
Saturday Matinee – 1-5pm
Saturday Evening – 7-11pm
Sunday Matinee – 12-4pm
Sunday evening – 5:30-9:30pm

Additionally, there are some fluctuations to the above schedule during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s weeks which include the following shifts to be staffed:

Wednesday Matinee – Nov 27 – 1-5pm
Friday Matinee – Nov 29 – 1-5pm
Tuesday Matinee – Dec 24 – 1-5pm
Thursday Matinee – Dec 26 – 1-5pm
Thursday Matinee – Jan 2 – 1-5pm

Applicants must have availability throughout the holiday season.

This is a union affiliated position. Upon 30 days of accepting the Usher role, the employee will need to join the IATSE Local 306.

Basic Qualifications:

The ideal candidate for this role will have at least one (1) year of experience in a customer service environment, strong communication skills, and the ability to work as a team player.

Additional Information:

DTP is committed to providing the highest quality opportunities for the widest, most diverse group of talented professionals throughout their career trajectory. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds are currently underrepresented in the field of theater, inclusive of race, ethnicity, class, gender identity or expression, ability, and sexual orientation.

About Disney Theatrical Group:

The Disney Theatrical Group, a division of The Walt Disney Studios, is among the world’s most successful commercial theatre enterprises, producing and licensing live entertainment productions and events around the globe. Its nine Broadway titles, including the current Broadway productions of The Lion King, Aladdin and this year’s Frozen, have been seen by over 160 million theatergoers worldwide. The division also delivers live shows through its license to Feld Entertainment, producer of Disney on Ice and Marvel Universe Live. Additionally, the division licenses full-length and junior and kids adapted titles for regional, school and community theatre productions.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with New Amsterdam Development Corporation, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Theatrical Group.

New Amsterdam Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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