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Lead Cinema Technican (Full Time)

IT Technician: End-User Support and Network Administration (Part Time)

Assistant Cinema Manager (Part-Time)

Cinema Associate (Part-Time)

 

 


Lead Cinema Technician (Full Time, Year Round)

Want to be part of an organization whose goal it is to make our community a more compassionate and equitable place for everyone to live by enriching, entertaining, educating, and engaging others through film? Milwaukee Film has a vision to make our region a center for film culture. We believe films and filmgoing are powerful vehicles for social change and personal introspection. We’re dedicated to youth education and serving and supporting the needs of artists and filmmakers. And we can’t do that without reliable cinema technology!

We’d like to harness your expertise or deep interest in cinema technical operations as a key player within our growing tech team. The pandemic has been hard on the arts and our organization was not immune. However, we have great hopes and big plans for the future and we expect your skills can help guide the organization toward its goal of supporting the belief that our city, its surrounding communities, and the world can be made better by sharing cinematic experiences, instigating meaningful dialogues, and cultivating our burgeoning local filmmaking economy.

Milwaukee Film is a non-profit organization of passionate film lovers, scholars, and professionals who host the popular Annual Milwaukee Film Festival, offer numerous education programs, present specialty events & platforms, and support artists & filmmakers. And now we run the beautiful, historic Oriental Theater on Milwaukee’s east side!

As Lead Cinema Technician, reporting to the head of technology, you’ll be responsible for ensuring all film assets are properly procured, qc’d, and in good working order and that cinema equipment and environments are being well maintained. And you will coordinate projection team schedules and create DCP’s when needed.

In addition to the full slate of expected benefits available to full-time employees, you’ll also receive a Milwaukee Film Membership, access to the festivals, and complimentary admission to screenings at the Oriental Theater (including free popcorn!) for you to enjoy when you’re off the clock. Best of all, you’ll become part of an organization dedicated to investing in its people for the betterment of our greater community. If you have past experience with cinema technologies (such as celluloid projection, DCP’s, etc.), have demonstrated supervisory skills, can multitask, and handle a dynamic workload that entails work at various hours and sometimes short notice, please consider submitting your resume and letter of introduction to:

hr@mkefilm.org

 

Please make sure your submission document(s) clearly explain your level of experience and/or interest in the areas of  cinema technologies and operations.

Milwaukee Film  is an equal opportunity employer.

The health and safety of our teams and guests is of utmost importance so we will continue to follow current Covid-19 protocols.

Milwaukee Film Staff & Volunteers strongly believe that advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion is critical to the success and growth of our organization, our community, and the people we serve. This ongoing work is key to making our community a better place, and we commit to it also because it’s the right thing to do.        

We are a tobacco/smoke-free workplace.


IT Technician: End-User Support and Network Administration (Part Time, Year Round)

Want to be part of an organization whose goal it is to make our community a more compassionate and equitable place for everyone to live by enriching, entertaining, educating, and engaging others through film? Milwaukee Film has a vision to make our region a center for film culture. We believe films and filmgoing are powerful vehicles for social change and personal introspection. We’re dedicated to youth education and serving and supporting the needs of artists and filmmakers. And we can’t do that without reliable technology!

We’d like to harness your expertise in hands-on end user support and network management as a key player within our growing IT team. The pandemic has been hard on the arts and our organization was not immune. However, we have great hopes and big plans for the future and we expect your skills can help guide the organization toward its goal of supporting the belief that our city, its surrounding communities, and the world can be made better by sharing cinematic experiences, instigating meaningful dialogues, and cultivating our burgeoning local filmmaking economy.

Milwaukee Film is a non-profit organization of self-directed and passionate film lovers, scholars, and professionals who host the popular Annual Milwaukee Film Festival, offer numerous education programs, present specialty events & platforms, and support artists & filmmakers through financial mechanisms as well as professional development opportunities. Oh, and we now run the beautiful, historic Oriental Theater on Milwaukee’s east side!

As Part-Time IT Technician, reporting to the head of technology at our headquarters in the beautiful Brewery District, you’ll be responsible for ensuring your colleagues have the technology they need to do their jobs and the knowledge to use it efficiently and effectively. You’ll partner with folks across the organization to implement our IT vision, drive improvements, and participate in initiatives related to our core and critical systems. This is a hands-on role which requires a committed customer service mindset, the willingness to dive into new things, and the determination to problem solve, troubleshoot, and analyze issues to resolution!

As a perk of the job, you’ll receive a Milwaukee Film Membership, access to the festivals, and complimentary admission to screenings at the Oriental Theater (including free popcorn!). Best of all, you’ll become part of an organization dedicated to investing in its people for the betterment of our greater community. If you’re geared toward help desk & network management work, you can demonstrate exceptional customer service & communications skills, and have some experience in these areas of IT expertise (and/or are newly-graduated with an Associate’s degree in a relevant field of study), please consider submitting your resume and letter of introduction to:

hr@mkefilm.org

Please make sure your submission document(s) clearly explain your level of experience and/or interest in the areas of “help desk” activities, hardware and software maintenance and troubleshooting, network administration, and end-user training.

Milwaukee Film  is an equal opportunity employer.

The health and safety of our teams and guests is of utmost importance so we will continue to follow the most current Covid-19 protocols.

Milwaukee Film Staff & Volunteers strongly believe that advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion is critical to the success and growth of our organization, our community, and the people we serve. This ongoing work is key to making our community a better place, and we commit to it also because it’s the right thing to do.        

We are a tobacco/smoke-free workplace.


Assistant Cinema Manager (Part-Time)

Milwaukee Film is a non-profit organization of passionate film lovers, scholars, and professionals who host the popular Annual Milwaukee Film Festival, offer numerous education programs, present specialty events & platforms, and support artists & filmmakers.  We have a vision to make our region a center for film culture because we believe films and filmgoing are powerful vehicles for social change and personal introspection. Oh, and we run the beautiful, historic Oriental Theater on Milwaukee’s east side!

We’d like to harness your enthusiasm for offering great service, and for the movies and the movie-going experience, by ensuring our cinema guests enjoy a wonderful experience and our Cinema Associates have the tools, training and support they need to do great work. As an integral part of our theater operations leadership team, Part-Time Assistant Cinema Managers are responsible for coordinating the smooth operations of the Oriental Theater’s three auditoriums and common spaces. If it impacts guest experience or the work life of our Cinema Associates, it’s likely part of this job!

You’ll partner with colleagues across the organization to meet critical deadlines (cinema open, close, and in between screenings), consistently enforce cinema policies, and provide oversight and performance feedback to Cinema Associates who may be in your “pod”, as well as end-of-shift reports & feedback to top Cinema leadership. As a service role, it requires the ability to communicate in a respectful and effective way, to foster a welcoming and team-focused work environment, and to work thoughtfully in a fast-paced environment. Please note: starting at $15/hour, we offer flexible work schedules of 25-30 hours per week which include late evenings, weekends, and holidays. Additional hours may be needed in the lead up to and during our festivals and events.

As a perk of the job, you’ll receive a Milwaukee Film Membership, access to the festivals (when not working, of course!), and complimentary admission to screenings at the Oriental Theater (including free popcorn!). Best of all, you’ll become part of an organization dedicated to investing in film and film culture for the betterment of our greater community. If you’re dedicated to service, leadership, and team-oriented operations, are able to obtain food handling or alcohol serving licenses (with our help!) as required by local/state laws, have previous supervisory experience, great attention to detail and cash handling experience, please submit your cover letter, answering the questions listed below, and resume to:

orientaltheatre@mkefilm.org

Attn: In your cover letter, please provide answers to/insight on the following: 1) your level of experience dealing with the public in a busy environment; 2) your ability to multi-task; and 3) your love for movies and the movie-going experience.

Milwaukee Film  is an equal opportunity employer.

The health and safety of our teams and guests is of utmost importance so we will continue to follow the most current Covid-19 protocols.

Milwaukee Film Staff & Volunteers strongly believe that advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion is critical to the success and growth of our organization, our community, and the people we serve. This ongoing work is key to making our community a better place, and we commit to it also because it’s the right thing to do.        

We are a tobacco/smoke-free workplace.

 


Cinema Associate (Part-Time)

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Want to be part of a team ensuring our movie going guests enjoy a wonderful experience, every time, from start to finish?  As an integral part of our theater operations team, Part-Time Cinema Associates are responsible for ensuring each screening begins in a timely manner by accurately processing transactions, quickly fulfilling box office and concessions orders, making appropriate signage changes, quickly & thoroughly cleaning auditoriums between screenings, monitoring and stocking inventory, educating guests about Milwaukee Film and our programming, and partnering with folks across the organization to meet critical deadlines in the smooth running of the theater. If it impacts guest experience, it’s likely part of this job!

You’ll partner with colleagues across the organization to meet critical deadlines, consistently enforce cinema policies, and provide end-of-shift reports & feedback to managers. As a service role, it requires the ability to communicate in a respectful and effective way and to work thoughtfully in a fast-paced environment. Please note: starting at $11/hour, we offer flexible work schedules of 10-25 hours per week which include late evenings, weekends, and holidays.

As a perk of the job, you’ll receive a Milwaukee Film Membership, access to the festivals (when not working of course!), and complimentary admission to screenings at the Oriental Theater (including free popcorn!). If you’re at least 18 years old, able to obtain food handling or alcohol serving licenses (with our help!) as required by local/state laws, have great attention to detail and cash handling experience, please submit your application to:

orientaltheatre@mkefilm.org

If you would like a physical copy of this application for yourself or others, please email "orientaltheatre@mkefilm.org" to schedule a pick up time at the Oriental Theatre.

Milwaukee Film is an equal opportunity employer.

The health and safety of our teams and guests is of utmost importance so we will continue to follow the most current Covid-19 protocols.

Milwaukee Film Staff & Volunteers strongly believe that advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion is critical to the success and growth of our organization, our community, and the people we serve. This ongoing work is key to making our community a better place, and we commit to it also because it’s the right thing to do.

We are a tobacco/smoke-free workplace.

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Looking for volunteer opportunities? We have tons of volunteer positions to fill both during the festival and year-round.

 

 


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