Theater Manager at Welden Theater

Date Posted:

Thursday, June 13, 2024


Recreation Department


Open until filled

Position Objectives

The City of St. Albans Recreation Department is accepting applications for a Theater Manager at the Welden Theatre.

This job requires a driver’s license and oversees all theater operations and includes an excellent benefits package and fun working environment.

This position reports to the Recreation Director and performs managerial work including day to day running of theater, maintaining a clean and comfortable experience for patrons, training & scheduling staff, ingesting movies, building and scheduling movies, overseeing daily financials and deposits, coordinating with film broker to determine movies and scheduling, planning special film related events, working with schools and groups in offering field trips, scheduling and setting up private rentals and parties, ordering concession needs and supplies. Analyzing sales reports to identify trends and opportunities for increased profitability. Other related work is performed as required. Theater Manager reports to the Recreation Director and works closely with recreation staff.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain an exceptional movie going experience for all guests.
  • Oversee accurate daily financial cash out and deposit.
  • Oversee and perform daily grosses report.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of the theater including concession area and other public spaces.
  • Work with, schedule and manage a youthful staff.
  • Hire and train staff members.
  • Ingest movies into the projector weekly.
  • Build movie playlists for each projector weekly.
  • Coordinate with film broker to schedule movie showings and create playlist.
  • Update communications weekly including phone message, social media, marquee, square point of sale, website & Ticketleap.
  • Purchase supplies and concession items.
  • Maintain inventory of concession supplies.


Job Description:

  • Ensure all team members provide excellent customer service.
  • Create fun, interesting events around movies.
  • Promote upcoming films and special events engaging the community through social media.
  • Connect with schools, groups, businesses & organizations to promote options for group visits.


Requirements of Work:

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to inspire confidence in others.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism, communicate, and work well with others.
  • Ability to work with employees and general public under stressful situations.
  • Outstanding judgment.
  • Ability to represent the interests of the city effectively and appropriately.
  • Ability to communicate with lots of different types of people.
  • Knowledge of technology and social platforms.
  • Interest in movies.
  • Creativity, adaptability, and ability to work under pressure.


Education, Training and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Relevant experience is preferred.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, Word & social media platforms.
  • Holds driver’s license.


Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • This is a movie theater-based job in a community theater owned by the City of St. Albans. Regular work hours will vary depending on movie scheduling, time of year, special events, school vacations and other needs of the community. The manager will be expected to work some day, evening and weekend hours. While performing the duties of the job, the manager is required to communicate frequently with the public, other city staff, the recreation director, operate projector machinery, operate concession machinery. The employee must occasionally move up to 25 lbs and may be required to stand for long periods of time.

Interested? Please send resume and letter of interest to Kelly Viens, Recreation Director at

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