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The Historic Midwest Theater (729 seat) independent film & performing arts venue & the Midwest SkyView Drive-In (165 car) located in Scottsbluff, Nebraska is seeking to fill serval open positions. As we work to fully reopen the Midwest Theater and begin the process to once again offer our full slate of community & mission-based programming at our pre-covid levels, we are looking for Extra-Ordinary team members to join the Midwest Theater family. 

The Friends of the Midwest Theater seeks to fulfill its mission in our greater community.  Do you have the skills and drive to help us meet the goals of our mission and foster our vision of community, set forth by the board of directors?  

Mission
To enhance the arts community within the Nebraska Panhandle by preserving the Historic Midwest Theater for present and future generations and nurturing a lively community through the presentation of:

  • Mainstream and specialty films
  • Performing and visual arts
  • School, humanities, cultural, and community educational programming

Vison
To foster and drive a thriving, diverse arts and culture community for all residents of the greater Nebraska Panhandle via four core priorities:

  • Extending beyond the walls of the Midwest Theater
  • Increasing access for youth
  • Promoting the arts
  • Instilling building pride

 

As of 5/11/2021, we are actively accepting applications for the following positions.

Events & Drive-In Manager 

Do you love movies and live Concerts?  We have the perfect job for you!

We are looking for an energetic and extra-ordinary person to join our team as Events & Drive in Manager at the Midwest Theater in Scottsbluff, NE who will oversee the daily support duties of the drive-in and year-round programming at the Midwest Theater.

Required skills:
    • Prior event management, cinema management or catering/food service experience plus supervision of small staff or group of volunteers.
    • Fluency with office computer software is required including Microsoft Suite and Google Apps.
    • Personable and confident demeanor.  Exceptional verbal and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work with a diverse group.  Positive and collaborative attitude when managing groups and overseeing initiatives.
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and follow-through on several projects/tasks simultaneously.  Effective organization, time management and attention to detail.
    • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

This is a full-time job that includes nights and weekends.  This is an hourly position that will pay $12-$18 per hour based on experience.  Plus, we offer generous employer paid health insurance and paid time off.  This position reports to the General Manager.  Friends of the Midwest Theater is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply send cover letter and resume addressing relevant experience to Jeff@midwesttheater.com

A Detailed Job Description can be viewed here