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Join the Team Careers at the Oriental Theatre



Milwaukee Film seeks fun, friendly, organized individuals to be part of the cinema operations team, assisting filmgoing guests at the historic Oriental Theatre. Theatre Associates will be responsible for multiple tasks around the theater, including box office, concessions and ticket taking/line management. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required.



  • Ensure a customer-focused experience for all visitors, helping to resolve customer issues and coordinating the smooth operation of the theater
  • Sell tickets and concessions to Oriental Theatre customers
  • Assist customers with their tickets and seating
  • Ensure each screening begins in a timely manner, by managing box office and concessions lines, making appropriate signage changes, and ensuring rapid theater cleanings
  • Work with managers to ensure excellent presentation of films and the security of guests
  • Manage concessions inventory and stocking, as well as ensure the cleanliness and smooth operation of concessions equipment
  • Educate patrons about Milwaukee Film memberships and assist with member discounts
  • Enforce the policies of the cinema in a consistent manner
  • Ensure that theater signage is clear, correct and current
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to obtain food handling or alcohol pouring licenses as required by local/state laws
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm for Milwaukee Film and the Oriental Theatre, as well as dedication to good customer service
  • Cash handling experience
  • Flexible work schedule that includes late evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Excellent communication skills essential
  • Able to learn quickly and work in a very fast-paced environment
  • Work well with a team



This is a part-time position with a wage of $10/hour. No other benefits are offered.



Email resumé and cover letter to Cinema Operations Manager, Andy Helmkamp at No phone calls, please.


2230 North Farwell Avenue
on Milwaukee's East Side

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