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NOW HIRING: House Manager and Sidewalk Cafe Manager at Fountain Theatre

Ft theatre 2Want to join our Fountain Family? Now is the perfect time. We are hiring folks for two positions: House Manager and Sidewalk Cafe Manager.  Both jobs start next week, Wednesday October 17, as we begin performances for our exciting West Coast Premiere of Cost of Living by Martyna Majok.  The play won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

House Manager – audience relations, distribute programs, assist patrons in seating. Looking for pleasant person with excellent people skills, articulate, assertive, trouble-shooter and problem-solver.     

Sidewalk Cafe Manager – To manage and operate our new sidewalk cafe cart. This concessions cart in front of our theatre is a new addition to our audience services, allowing patrons who can’t climb the stairs to our indoor/outdoor cafe on the second floor the ability to buy snacks on the front sidewalk. Seeking a charming individual who enjoys engaging with people, well organized, can handle money and credit card sales via Square, some minor paperwork.  

Dates: Oct 17 – Dec 16
Performances: Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm, Sun 2pm, Mon 8pm
Rate of Pay: $12 per hour.
Each performance runs approx 1 hour 40 mins (no intermission). Arrive 1 hour before curtain, stay 30 mins after.

The Fountain Theatre is a non-profit arts organization with a hiring policy of diversity and inclusion. All positions are open to any applicant, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation. 

Submit cover letter and resume to: info@fountaintheatre.com

NOW HIRING: Fountain Theatre seeks a new bookkeeper

bookkeeperThe Fountain Theatre seeks a friendly, motivated individual to fill a part-time position as a Bookkeeper. Must be a team player with a positive attitude who understands and enjoys the non-traditional work environment of a non-profit theatre arts organization. The ideal candidate will possess experience in essential bookkeeping functions, such as managing accounts payable and receivable and preparing payrolls, invoices, and financial reports, reconciling bank accounts, and have a solid proficiency with basic accounting principles. Qualifications include proficiency with QuickBooks Online, a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and an ability to work within a team setting. Ultimately, the Bookkeeper’s responsibilities are to accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions and reporting requirements of our organization.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Handles general bookkeeping and accounting tasks and maintain related documentation files, including, but not limited to: * Setting up new customers and donors as needed * Posting cash receipts * Preparing invoices and customer statements * Setting up new vendors as needed; requesting W9s as required; sending out 1099’s * Receiving invoices, bills, check requests and expense reports, reviewing for completeness and compliance with client policy, routing for approvals and posting * Entering payroll and preparing associated journal entries * Preparing cash disbursements and routing for approvals * Preparing bank account and other account reconciliations * Preparing schedules for monthly close and associated journal entries * Completing tax and compliance forms for government entities * Performs client communication, report or status submissions and requests for information. * Organizes, creates and maintains up-to-date files. * Maintains a strict level of confidentiality in all aspects of the job. * Fulfills other duties and responsibilities as requested or as assigned.


  • Education and/or prior experience in general accounting/bookkeeping, receivables, payables and payroll. * A familiarity with or a willingness to learn about nonprofit accounting. * Computer literacy: a proficiency in Quickbooks, Gmail, MS Office and a capacity to learn other programs as needed. * Ability to effectively communicate verbally and via email. * Ability to deal with problems in a positive manner and find effective solutions or know where to seek assistance. * High level of attention to detail and accuracy of work. * Punctuality and dependability. * Ability to work independently in an efficient and effective manner. * Solid time management and organizational skills with the ability to adapt to change, multi-task and be flexible. A friendly personality and ease in working closely with others in a small office. A good sense of humor is a plus.

Job Type: Part-time (10 hours per week)

Salary: $20.00 /hour

Experience: Bookkeeping 5 years

Email resume and cover letter to: info@fountaintheatre.com

JOB OPPORTUNITY: House Manager for the Wickedly Fun West Coast Premiere of ‘Broomstick’ at Fountain Theatre

witch_house_by_totalnol-d4r6kd1Looking for a part-time job? Want to be involved with an award-winning theatre company? Not afraid of witches, ghosts and things that go bump in the night? Have we got the job offer for you.

The Fountain Theatre is looking to hire a House Manager for our upcoming production of Broomstick starring popular Stage/Film/TV actress Jenny O’Hara And what a house it’s going to be! 

'Broomstick' set design by Andrew Hammer

‘Broomstick’ set design by Andrew Hammer

Broomstick is a funny and sinister solo play about a wacky old lady who lives in the deep, dark forest who just may happen to be a witch.

House Manager duties include seating patrons, distributing programs and interactive audience relations. Seeking friendly articulate individual with warm manner, good “people skills”, and strong ability to navigate issues when they arise.

Performances are October 4 – November 30. Performance are Thursday-Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm. Shifts are approximately 2 1/2 hours. There is pay.

Interested? Please email query to: info@fountaintheatre.com

Jenny O'Hara in 'Broomstick' (rehearsal photo by Ed Krieger)

Jenny O’Hara in ‘Broomstick’ (rehearsal photo by Ed Krieger)

More info on Broomstick