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Employment Opportunities

Bethel Woods is proud to be known for the exceptional customer service it routinely delivers -- a reputation built by a passionate and committed staff that truly believes in our mission, vision, and values.

We are always looking for high-energy, dedicated individuals to join our growing team. Our career openings span from full-time positions to internships and seasonal employment.

Full-Time Positions

Director of Individual Giving

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) cultural organization, located in Bethel, New York, and on the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival, whose mission is to inspire, educate and empower individuals through the arts and humanities. Through these disciplines we explore, share and recreate expressions of the human experience, enriching individuals and communities alike.

Bethel Woods Core Strategies reflect our commitment to:

  • Preserve the unique experience of Bethel Woods and its place and representation in history.
  • Present a diverse selection of popular artists and culturally-rich performances, special events, festivals and community events.
  • Become locally, regionally, nationally and internationally known as the premier cultural Museum and exploration center for the decade of the 1960’s
  • Focus on building multi-disciplinary arts enrichment programming that provides our audiences with continual learning about the lessons of The Sixties: individual expression, social responsibility, heightened cultural engagement, empowerment and inspiration.
  • Ensure the financial and operational sustainability of Bethel Woods through earned and unearned income opportunities board expansion and creating a world –class endowment.
  • Continue and expand our efforts to support our community and revitalize the cultural and economic life of our region.

SPECIAL DUTIES / TASKS
The Director of Individual Giving will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and closing gifts on behalf of the Bethel Woods nonprofit and the Museum at Bethel Woods. The Director of Individual Giving will work as part of the Development team and will assist the Chief Development Officer in carrying out the designated duties and responsibilities of the Center’s strategic development plan. The Director of Individual Giving will be responsible for managing a portfolio of prospects, conducting face-to-face meetings with prospects, and scheduling a designated number of qualified visits monthly for the purpose of field research, cultivations, solicitation, and stewardship.

The Director of Individual Giving will work closely with the Chief Development Officer to develop and implement strategies for individual major gift cultivation and solicitation. This includes:  relationship management (cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors), monitoring and reporting progress toward goals, and coordinating personal prospect research (identifying and quantifying donors).The Director of Individual Giving will approach donors for contributions on an annual basis in support of the educational, community outreach, and museum programs associated with Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.  In addition, the Director of Individual Giving will work closely with the Director of Development to support the annual appeal, special campaigns, and the donor recognition program.

Although the nonprofit is based in the Sullivan Catskills, the Director of Individual Giving will be based in NYC (primarily home based with some office share as required).  Somewhat regular travel to / from Liberty and Bethel NY will be required of the post holder.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3-5 years of fundraising or applicable experience.
  • The successful candidate must possess the ability to articulate the role of a nonprofit cultural arts organization.
  • Proven success in major gift cultivation and solicitation, working with volunteers, and building donor relations.
  • Experience in prospect research.
  • Strong written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills capable of establishing relationships with donors and potential donors to BWCA.
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work as a member of a team, as well as work independently, to accomplish goals to reach and exceed established benchmarks.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.

How to apply:

Email the following materials to [email protected] with “Director of Individual Giving: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as an intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email) for three references and your relationship to them

If selected to join us, all hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Part-Time Positions

Project Based Teaching Artist

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is looking to continue expanding and enriching its program offerings through collaborations with local professional artists. Please consider joining us in achieving our mission “to inspire, educate and empower through the arts and humanities.”

If you are a professional artist, musician, writer, actor, director, dancer (or other) from the Catskill or Hudson Valley region that has experience teaching and wishes to take an active role in shaping and inspiring the creative capital of tomorrow, you are exactly what Bethel Woods is looking for!

We are striving to expand our roster of teaching artists from the community to engage in project-specific programming for learners of all ages. If you are interested in becoming a resource and possible collaborator for future programs, please follow the instructions below. Opportunities will be part-time, project-based, and compensated with stipends.

How to apply to be a Teaching Artist for Bethel Woods Center for the Arts:
Please assemble the following materials in an electronic format and send them to [email protected] with “Teaching Artist: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as a teaching artist
  • A resume demonstrating experience as both an artist and a teacher
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • A digital portfolio and/or a link to your professional website that demonstrates your work in your chosen medium 
  • Sample lesson plan (approximately 45-minutes – 1.5 hours) that demonstrates your approach to teaching your chosen medium. This should include: age range for intended participants, necessary supplies, goals/outcomes of the proposed lesson, a detailed, step-by-step process that demonstrates an aspect of your chosen art form and ties back to the goals/outcomes your lesson aims to achieve, and follow up questions for discussion/reflection that relate to the lesson and its themes
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (phone, email, mailing address)
  • Please be sure your materials include all of your contact information (phone(s), email, mailing address)
     

Teaching Artist applicants will be reviewed and contacted with an invitation to interview if it is determined that they are a good fit for our programs, their development, and their implementation. Please, no phone calls.

Concert Retail Associate

The Bethel Woods Museum Store at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the site of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival is looking for energetic, outgoing people to join our summer concert retail sales team. This is a perfect job for returning College Students and Teachers on Summer Break.  This position is on concert days only. 

Requirements of the job include:

  • Inventory control of band merchandise before and after concert.
  • The ability to work late hours. A typical concert day is from 1pm to 1 am. Meals are provided.
  • Effective communication with customers, coworkers and managers.
  • Comfortable handling all register transactions.

The top applicants will have the following qualifications:

  • Ability to stay calm in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks such as lifting and standing for extended periods.
  • Consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Flexibility in scheduling.
  • Previous retail experience preferred.
  • Highly organized.

All applicants must live in the area during the summer season and provide their own transportation. Please respond to the ad with why you would be a good fit to join our team. There is an opportunity for advancement to Museum Store Associate for qualified applicants.

Please submit resume with recommendations to: [email protected]

Seasonal Positions

Event Security

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is looking to expand its Seasonal Event Security Staff for the upcoming 2019 Season.  We welcome candidates who have experience in the security industry as well as those looking to get their foot in the door. We have industry leading training programs and take great pride in offering entry-level opportunities in addition to those ideal for individuals who already have experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age or older as required by applicable law or contractual requirements
  • High school diploma / GED or at least 3 years of verifiable work experience
  • Ability to provide proof of ability to work in the United States
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with the public in a direct and professional manner
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to provide quality customer service daily as well as handle crisis situations efficiently and effectively at our site

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service.  Bethel Woods Security Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time
  • Have a neat and professional appearance
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor
  • Are good communicators
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally

New York State Mandated Licensing

New York State requires that the State Division of Licensing provides the security officer with a state license. If you currently hold a valid license, please bring a copy to your interview. In many cases, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts can assist in becoming a New York State Certified Security Guard as we will be licensed proprietary Security Guard Training School for the 2019 Season.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

If selected to join us, all Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Seasonal Security hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and an extensive background check.

Logistics Staff

Employment Duration: Early May – Early November, 40 hrs+ per week, All shows

Summary: Logistics staff is primarily responsible for seasonal site set up and general labor for the facilities and grounds departments.

Job Description:

  • The logistics crew is responsible for the set up and breakdown of all special events. This includes main pavilion concerts as well as event gallery concerts and market shed events. All furniture and props are supplied and set by us.
  • Removing all site props from their seasonal storage locations for deployment across site.  Also to return those items to their storage locations at the closing of the season.
  • The set up, maintenance and breakdown of all tents on site. Many tents are required to be set in one location all season but some are required for to be moved and set up on a temporary basis.
  • To act as additional labor support for other departments.
  • The creation and upkeep of a seasonal, total site inventory.
  • We are the primary care takers of all site furnishings.

Concert Responsibilities- Day Crew

  • Placement and lining of all garbage cans within the site and in the parking lot.
  • The set up of equipment in regular tents. Guest services, handicap depot, etc.
  • The set up of barricade at the front gate and at the chair rental area.
  • Each concession area should be checked to be sure it is properly set up and meets the high standards of appearance for the site.
  • Ensure all unique events and sponsors have their requested items. A list of these individuals will be supplied on a concert to concert basis.
  • Monitor radio channel 10 for any additional requests for equipment and assistance.

Requirements

The ideal candidate must be able to learn new tasks quickly and follow instructions closely. They should also be motivated to finish a job completely and to the high visual standards of the site.

  • Strong listening and prioritization skills
  • Good team work ethic
  • Physically up to the task of moving heavy equipment and working for extended periods
  • Flexible work schedule (nights and weekends required)
  • Reliable transportation and valid state drivers license

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

Attn: Human Resources
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
P.O. Box 222
Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Box Office/Welcome Desk Staff

Bethel Woods Box Office/Welcome Desk Staff are the first point of contact with Bethel Woods customer base. We are seeking individuals with strong customer service and cash management skills for the upcoming 2019 season. We welcome candidates who have experience in point of sale systems, cash management & compliance and customer service. In addition, we take great pride in offering entry-level opportunities to those who demonstrate quality potential. 

Responsibilities:

Box Office/Welcome Desk Associates are responsible for: serving the general public by selling event/museum tickets; operating ticketing software and/or credit card equipment; for superior customer service and general area cleaning. Supports marketing and promotional projects for ticketed events; supports event site ticket sales as needed. Selling and processing ticket orders via mail, telephone, Internet, and over-the-counter. Distributing literature to patrons and answers questions in response to inquiries about shows and events. Working within the Front Gate or satellite lawn chair booth as needed. Assisting with closing of the Box office, including preparation of cash banks and updating seating charts and event information. Additional administrative duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to interact with the public in a direct and professional manner.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail in high volume sales environment.

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service.  Bethel Woods Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time.
  • Have a neat and professional appearance.
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties.
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

  • Attn: Human Resources
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • P.O. Box 222
  • Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check

Housekeeping Staff

Bethel Woods Housekeeping Staff are responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment for all Bethel Woods guests, staff and volunteers.  We are seeking friendly individuals with strong attention to detail. We welcome candidates who have solid organizational skills, a reliable work ethic and customer service skills.

Responsibilities:

Bethel Woods Housekeeping Staff are responsible for: general maintenance and cleanliness of Bethel Woods’ grounds, buildings, properties and Museum; providing assistance and guidance to guests; maintaining all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition; informing guests of Bethel Woods’ policies and procedures, and reporting misconduct; and respond promptly to requests for housekeeping assistance. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with guests.
  • Ability to interact with the public in a direct and professional manner.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail in crowded environment.
  • Ability to continuously stand or walk.

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service. Bethel Woods Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time.
  • Have a neat and professional appearance.
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties.
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

  • Attn: Human Resources
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • P.O. Box 222
  • Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Parking Staff

Bethel Woods Parking Staff are the first staff guests see when they arrive and the last they see as they leave the venue.  We are seeking courteous individuals with strong customer service skills, patience and critical thinking skills for the upcoming 2019 season. We welcome candidates who have strong organizational and customer service skills.

Responsibilities:

Bethel Woods Parking Attendants are responsible for: directing and coordinating all inbound and outbound vehicular traffic; providing assistance and guidance to guests as they enter and leave the parking lots; efficient and safe operation of all parking lots; informing guests of Bethel Woods’ policies and procedures, and reporting misconduct; lift, position and remove barricades as required; and review credentials and direct guests to the appropriate lots/locations 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with guests.
  • Ability to interact with the public in a direct and professional manner.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail in crowded environment.
  • Ability to continuously stand or walk.

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service.  Bethel Woods Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time.
  • Have a neat and professional appearance.
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties.
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

  • Attn: Human Resources
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • P.O. Box 222
  • Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Grounds Staff

Bethel Woods Grounds Staff are responsible for maintaining and preserving the impeccable grounds of Bethel Woods.  We are seeking self-motivated, detail oriented individuals for the upcoming 2019 season. We welcome hard-working candidates with a reliable work ethic.

Responsibilities:

Bethel Woods Grounds Staff are responsible for: general maintenance and cleanliness of Bethel Woods’ grounds; caring for established lawns, trees, flower beds, etc.; mow and edge lawns; use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge and brush trimmers, and axes; operate powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws; maintaining all equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition; and carefully managing time to ensure all work is completed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to continuously stand or walk.

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service.  Bethel Woods Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time.
  • Have a neat and professional appearance.
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties.
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

  • Attn: Human Resources
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • P.O. Box 222
  • Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Overnight Staff

Bethel Woods Overnight Staff are responsible for quickly cleaning and preparing the site to open prior to start of business the following day.  We are seeking dedicated individuals with strong attention to detail for the upcoming 2019 season. We welcome candidates who have solid organizational skills and a reliable work ethic.

Responsibilities:

Bethel Woods Overnight Staff are responsible for: general maintenance and cleanliness of Bethel Woods’ grounds, buildings, properties and Museum; removing litter, waste and debris from the grounds efficiently; assist with pick-up and collection of lawn chairs after events; complying with applicable safety and security standards; maintaining all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition; and carefully managing time to ensure all work is completed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to continuously stand or walk.

Quality Standards:

Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customer and Bethel Woods Center for the Arts expectations and high standards for service.  Bethel Woods Staff:

  • Always come to work and are on time.
  • Have a neat and professional appearance.
  • Have a friendly and courteous demeanor.
  • Have strong communication skills.
  • Understand and successfully execute the job duties.
  • Are capable of handling typical issues and problems professionally.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]., or via mail to:

  • Attn: Human Resources
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • P.O. Box 222
  • Liberty, NY 12754

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and background check.

Operations Assistant

Job Purpose: The Operations Assistant provides support for all site set-up and event requirements.  This position is the key member of staff for all hands-on site and event operations. The Operations Assistant will work with a variety of Bethel Woods departments in the fulfillment of their role.

Operations Assistant will:

  • Drive ADA carts as necessary depending on crowd size and demographic.
  • Act as the backup/alternate for the command center dispatcher, and be well trained in all of the systematic and technical aspects of the ISS command software. 
  • Ensure the ordering, delivery, and overall distribution of water to all departments during event days.
  • Administrative functions including but not limited to, record keeping, filing, analysis, invoicing, etc.
  • Manage and maintain golf cart fleet, through regular checkups and refueling.
  • Coordinate and supervise fall festival events.
  • Set-up and monitor all event day signage, parking & transportation equipment, bike rack, etc.
  • Monitor and inventory current equipment and purchases. Research pricing and prepare bids/execute orders on event related items.
  • Maintain soda machine inventory and finances.
  • Manage lost and found, contact individuals who’ve lost items, destroy items we can no longer hold, distribute and mail, etc.
  • Assist with any ad hoc special event needs.
  • Oversee the set-up and operation of the first aid locations.
  • Any interdepartmental tasks that may arise (facilities, production, logistics, security, etc.)
  • Interact with guests and outside individuals in a professional and courteous manner. 
  • Any additional duties assigned.

Duration: April-October, 30-40 hours/week, contingent on concert schedule

Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs without assistance.
  • Knowledge of Bethel Woods procedure and policies.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Trained in operation of forklift (and other lifts as needed)
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work long hours, nights and weekends in conjunction with events.

How to apply:

Email the following materials to [email protected] with “Operations Assistant: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as an intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email) for three references and your relationship to them

If selected to join us, all interns hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Coordinator of Volunteer and Community Engagement

Job Purpose: The Volunteer and Community Engagement Department of this not-for-profit cultural center is tasked with the recruitment, training, retention and deployment of volunteers to assist with numerous events and activities year round. 

The Coordinator will:

  • Work directly with the Senior Coordinator of Volunteer and Community Engagement to achieve department goals and successfully execute tasks
  • Track and monitor volunteer hours, schedules and qualifications
  • Attend to understaffed volunteer shifts and provide notice to impacted departments in advance of the event date
  • Attend community events as a representative of Bethel Woods, as needed
  • Maintain clear and friendly communication with volunteers
  • Update and help volunteers navigate the website interface for scheduling etc. (www.myvolunteerpage.com)
  • Aid in the execution of trainings and other volunteer events
  • Aid in ordering inventory and distributing volunteer uniform items and IDs
  • Assist with recognition initiatives
  • Handle incoming communications and reply to volunteer inquiries or direct these to other staff if needed
  • Offer a physical presence at various events involving volunteers throughout the year
  • Ad hoc duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Event days have long periods of standing/walking
  • Well organized and attentive to detail
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent computer skills (specifically Microsoft Office programs and our online volunteer software, Better Impact)
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Good team work ethic
  • Ability to stay calm in a fast paced environment
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills a plus
  • Position requires a flexible schedule and the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed, primarily during our pavilion concert season
  • A self-starter able to adapt to independent and cooperative team tasks as needed

How to apply:

Email the following materials to [email protected] with “Coordinator of Volunteer and Community Engagement Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as an intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email) for three references and your relationship to them

If selected to join us, all interns hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Festivals & Vendor Management Assistant

Job Purpose: The Festivals & Vendor Management Assistant provides support for all festival related requirements and responsibilities, with an emphasis on Vendor Management. The Festivals & Vendor Management Assistant will work mainly with the Operations Department in the fulfillment of their role.

Responsibilities include:

Festival Operations

  • Assist Festival Manager with all on-site activations and event logistics, including signage, general set-up/break-down/preparation, vendor management (load-in/out).
  • Administrative functions including but not limited to, record keeping, filing, analysis, invoicing, etc.
  • Any additional duties assigned.

Vendor Management

  • Administrative functions including but not limited to, record keeping, filing, analysis, invoicing, etc.
  • Maintain and manage vendor database for all internal festivals.  
  • Responsible for organization of vendor lists, reports, documents and related materials. 
  • Responsible for vendor communications (written and verbal) – including, but no limited to, management of festivals email account, and distribution of day-to-day communications, approvals and rejections, vendor packets, payments, materials, etc.   
  • Responsible for vendor payment processing and related tasks, incl. building and managing vendor invoices, regulating payment deadlines and reminders.
  • Responsible for management and reconciliation of required documents and permits related to vendors.
  • Manage/assist and maintain vendor placement maps for all festivals.
  • Assist with vendor jurying process.
  • Research, identify and recruit new vendors
  • Provide vendors to Marketing Department to feature on social platforms on a weekly basis.
  • Responsible for Festival reporting for accounting purposes, including reconciliation of Authorize.net charges and draft and delivery of Run of Show (ROS).
  • Interface and communicate with ConventionForce customer service representative for troubleshooting, enhancements, etc., as necessary.

Duration: July-December (preferred), 30-40 hours/week

Requirements:

  • College Graduate preferred.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs without assistance.
  • Knowledge of Bethel Woods procedure and policies.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work long hours, nights and weekends in conjunction with events.

How to apply:

Email the following materials to [email protected] with “Festivals & Vendor Assistant: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as an intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email) for three references and your relationship to them

If selected to join us, all hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Event Planner Contractor

Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is seeking to contract with an experienced event planner to manage 3rd party event rentals.  Duties include:

  • Event planning, design and production within time limits.
  • Event Rental Sales
  • Working with clients to identify their needs and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Organizing facilities and details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, locations, equipment, etc.
  • Providing Bethel Woods standard of quality care and guest experience

Skills needed:

  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Good communication and customer care skills.
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to deal with the unexpected.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Sales and negotiation skills.
  • The ability to manage a budget.

A bachelor's degree in hospitality, communications, public relations or related field or established business in event planning. 

 

Please send resume or business proposal to: [email protected]

Internships

High School Internship - SAW

Job Purpose:

High School interns will support BWCA Museum Education and Creative Programs and BWCA Teaching Artists. Interns for this period will assist with the Studio at the Woods art making program, dates and times will vary. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: helping parents sign in/out, running the welcome activity, setup and breakdown of meals, in-class support for your assigned Teaching Artist, participating in the end of day reflection, participating in the care of the Conservatory art spaces, and overall programmatic support to help attendees be inspired and have fun!

Special Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will possess a self-motivated, hardworking, and team-player attitude.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Desire to interact with children between the ages of 0 to 13 years old
  • Flexibility is required to assist with scheduling. All interns must commit to stay for the duration of the Studio at the Woods program (weekend days, possibly week nights depending on availability). This includes the culminating celebration day and program reflection day at the end of the program.
  • Reliable transportation

How to apply:

Email the following materials to [email protected] with “High School Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as a high school intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email) for three references and your relationship to them
  • A statement based on the following prompt: Museum Education and Creative Program department at BWCA is about fun, creative expression and our mission is to inspire, educate and empower individuals through the arts and humanities. Please share how you would support this mission as an intern. 

Please be sure your materials above include the following information:

  • Applicant name, phone, email, mailing address
  • Parent/guardian name, phone, email

All high school intern applications are accepted no later than two weeks prior to the start of every program. Late submissions will be reviewed for future programming opportunities.

If selected to join us, all interns hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Accounting Intern

Job Purpose:

To assist AP, Senior Accountant, and Accounting Manager while gaining accounting knowledge. Daily work will include preparation of daily cash transactions, small research projects as needed, assistance with event reporting, gathering of audit selections and assistance with general ledger maintenance.

Duration: Summer 2019: 12 weeks, full-time (40 hours/week)

Requirements:

  • Must be a recent graduate or actively working towards Bachelor’s or Master’s in Accounting
  • Completion of introductory accounting courses and a basic understanding of accounting and financial principles

How to apply:

Email the following materials to [email protected] with “Accounting Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as an intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email) for three references and your relationship to them

If selected to join us, all interns hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Marketing / Public Relations Intern

Job Purpose: Interns will be involved in a variety of tasks designed to maximize the volume of ticket sales and attendance, while providing insight and support for all marketing and public relations aspects of the entire Bethel Woods Center for the Arts organization. Interns are encouraged to bring new ideas to the table to expand the reach of marketing efforts. 

Marketing/Public Relations Interns will:

  • Assist with establishment and implementation of promotions with media partners that create awareness and ticket sales
  • Assist in book-keeping and vendor invoicing
  • Participation in creation of marketing plans and promotional ideas
  • Managing radio promotions and on-site activity
  • Attend occasional trade shows and regional events to promote the organization
  • Tracking media buys and exposure, trade deals and retail promotions
  • Follow on-line advertising trends and suggest areas for improvement
  • Add events to free events listings on-line
  • Draft promotional articles and artist biographies
  • Handle direct mail projects
  • Assist public relations efforts for entire event schedule and museum
  • Assist day-of-show activities at venue, that may include press coordination, event operations or box office assistance
  • Assist day-of-show activities including radio promotions, broadcasts, meet & greets
  • Assist with day-to day activities of the Marketing Department

Duration: Summer 2019: 12 weeks, full-time (40 hours/week)

Requirements: 

The ideal candidate will possess a self-motivated, hardworking, and team-player attitude with a desire to excel in the concert, entertainment, museum marketing industry or related business.

  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Proficient use of internet for work and research related tasks
  • Flexible work schedule (nights and weekends required)
  • Marketing, Public Relations, Business, Communications majors preferred
  • Reliable transportation and valid state drivers license
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office -  Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook, Explorer
  • Please note: Employment is predicated upon a pre-employment drug screening

How to apply:

Email the following materials to [email protected] with “Marketing/ Public Relations Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as an intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email) for three references and your relationship to them

If selected to join us, all interns hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Marketing / Street Team Intern

Job Purpose: Generate awareness for Bethel Woods, the Museum at Bethel Woods, the Festivals at Bethel Woods, and other events. The Street Team will serve as diplomats of Bethel Woods to educate people about our mission, education programs, concerts and events. The Bethel Woods Stream Team are also encouraged to bring new ideas to the table to expand the reach of marketing efforts.

Marketing / Street Team Interns:

  • Are knowledgeable about the mission, benefits and activities of Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.
  • Distribute collateral materials at places often visited in community (Restaurants, Clubs, Events, Businesses, etc.).
  • Relate individual, group, or personal interest with activities, events and programs at Bethel Woods.
  • Are prepared to speak to people about Bethel Woods, and have knowledge of events, dates and times on hand at all times.
  • Submit report (Marketing Department will supply) of all places collateral materials were distributed and any observation.
  • Assist the Marketing Department in day-of-show activities at venue as needed. This may include press coordination, event operations, box office assistance, radio promotions, broadcast, meet & greets

Duration: Summer 2019: 12 weeks, full-time (40 hours/week)

Requirements: 

The ideal candidate will possess a self-motivated, hardworking, and team-player attitude with a desire to excel in the concert, entertainment, museum marketing industry or related business. Be willing to accept flexible assignments in the community as needed.    

  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Proficient use of internet for work and research related tasks
  • Flexible work schedule (nights and weekends required)
  • Marketing, Public Relations, Business, Communications majors preferred
  • Reliable transportation and valid state drivers license
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office -  Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook, Explorer

How to apply:

Email the following materials to [email protected] with “Marketing/Street Team Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as an intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email) for three references and your relationship to them

If selected to join us, all interns hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Production Intern

Job Purpose: The Production Intern will assist the Senior Director of Production and the Production Manager with the artists’ transport and operations for events and performances at Bethel Woods. These events will be located at various performance spaces throughout the venue property. The Production Intern will assist with the setup and break down of events as assigned. The Production Intern will be working directly with Artists and Artists’ Management for the majority of their shifts. Attention to etiquette, good behavior and professionalism must be maintained at all times.

The Production Intern will be responsible for:

  • Transportation of artist touring personnel to and from the venue to various locations and the procurement of supplies for both touring and venue personnel.
  • Reporting to Artist’s Management for show related tasks and needs.
  • Assist with the physical setup of events, Artists spaces and the associated logistics.
  • Maintain readiness of production equipment and performance spaces.
  • Answering phones, filing event and operational paperwork, payroll and operational expenditure tracking, copying, maintaining up to date show files and other duties as needed.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed.

Duration: Summer 2019: 12 weeks, full-time (40 hours/week)

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of operational characteristics of events.
  • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to complete multiple tasks in a fast paced high pressure environment.
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including long nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Must have a perfect driving record, valid NYS driver’s license and valid automobile insurance.
  • Ability to climb stairs and lift 50 lbs, unaided.

How to apply:

Email the following materials to [email protected] with “Production Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as an intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email) for three references and your relationship to them

If selected to join us, all interns hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Development Intern

Job Purpose:  Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is currently seeking an intern or seasonal employee for its Development Department for the 2019 summer term.  Interns/Employees will provide support for Bethel Woods’ development team.  Tasks include assisting with administration, research, execution of special events and more.

Students with an interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, creative project management, the arts, and fundraising should apply. 

The Development Intern will:

  • Aid in administrative tasks associated with the Development Department
  • Complete data entry and general research projects
  • Assist with a variety of events/activities and special projects which support our fundraising efforts.

Duration: Summer 2019: 14 weeks, full-time (40 hours/week)

Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Industry-specific skills (i.e. customer, service skills, desk based research, persuasive writing)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Flexible work schedule and reliable transportation (nights and weekends required)

How to apply:

Email the following materials to [email protected] with “Development Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as an intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email) for three references and your relationship to them

If selected to join us, all interns hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Corporate Partnerships Intern

Job Purpose:  Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is currently seeking an intern or seasonal employee for it’s Corporate Partnerships Department for the Summer 2019 term. Interns/Employees will be involved in a variety of tasks related to Corporate Partnerships including but not limited to the following: onsite management of sponsor related activities, support in fulfillment of seasonal sponsor benefits, data entry and administrative support of the Corporate Partnerships department.

Interns/Seasonal Employees are encouraged to bring new ideas to the table to expand the reach of Corporate Partnership’s efforts.  

The Corporate Partnerships Intern will:

  • Assist with onsite preparation and execution of all sponsor related activities and promotions.
  • Assist the Corporate Partnerships Director and Key Partnership Manager with daily operations of the department.
  • Complete data entry as necessary.
  • Complete research projects as needed.

Duration: Summer 2019: 14 weeks, full-time (40 hours/week)

Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Flexible work schedule (nights and weekends required).
  • Business, Management, Communications, Public Relations majors preferred.
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Reliable transportation.

How to apply:

Email the following materials to [email protected] with “Corporate Partnerships Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

  • A cover letter that introduces and details your interest in joining us as an intern
  • A resume
  • Contact information (phone, email) for three references and your relationship to them

If selected to join us, all interns hired by BWCA will be subject to a drug test and a background check.

Drug testing and background checks required. To apply for a seasonal position within our event staff, please fill out the application below:

2019 Event Staff Application

2019 Spectra Application

*Please download and save as LastName_FirstName_BW.pdf

Spectra Food Service Positions

Cashier

The Concessions Cashier is responsible for greeting guests in a pleasant manner while filling food and beverage orders. The Attendant will operate the Point of Sale system/cash register and collect money for purchased food and beverage items. The Concessions Attendant must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for greeting guests and taking orders for food and beverage products.
  • Responsible for accurately ringing up guest orders on register.
  • Responsible for preparing simple foods and beverages utilizing the company recipes and portion standards. Maintain the highest quality standards and portion consistency.
  • Responsible for accepting payment from guests and making change as necessary.
  • Responsible for keeping the work area and surroundings clean using sanitation standards.
  • Responsible for memorizing the product menu available at each concession location.
  • Assist in clean up and break down of the concession area at the end of the event.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.
  • Additional duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor and/or Spectra management staff for the successful outcome of an event or customer service situation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.
  • Ability to calculate basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages) as they relate to POS cash/credit transactions, cash reconciliation and product inventory.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]  or via mail to:

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720

Catering Server

The Catering Server is the person guests see when attending one of our more upscale events, working in our VIP section or working in our Inseat section at concerts. The Catering Server must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • The Server is responsible for serving guests in the venue dining areas at catering/inseat/suite areas.
  • Wait staff must be personable and able to work in an ever-changing fast-paced environment.
  • The employee must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.
  • Responsible for serving meals to guests or replenishing food to the buffet line/suite.
  • Responsible for serving beverages to guests including alcoholic beverages, if over 18, Must check guest's ID to verify minimum age requirement for the purchase of alcoholic beverages.
  • Responsible for observing guests to respond to any additional requests and determine when the meal has been completed.
  • Responsible for refilling salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiments and napkins. * Responsible for replacing tableware and linens as necessary.
  • Responsible setting up banquet functions including linens, dishware, glassware and silverware.
  • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.
  • Additional duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor and/or management staff for the successful outcome of an event or customer service situation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.
  • Ability to calculate basic math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages) as related to cash/credit transactions and cash reconciliation.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]  or via mail to:

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720

Concessions Runner

The Concessions Runner is responsible for greeting guests in a pleasant manner while filling food and beverage orders. The Concessions Runner must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for greeting guests and taking orders for food and beverage products.
  • Responsible for preparing simple foods and beverages utilizing the company recipes and portion standards. Maintain the highest quality standards and portion consistency.
  • Responsible for keeping the work area and surroundings clean using sanitation standards.
  • Responsible for memorizing the product menu available at each concession location.
  • Assist in clean up and break down of the concession area at the end of the event.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.
  • Additional duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor and/or Spectra management staff for the successful outcome of an event or customer service situation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.

If under 18, must possess valid working papers.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]  or via mail to:

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720

Kitchen Cook

The Kitchen Cook is responsible for preparing foods to be served to guests throughout the venue. The Kitchen Cook will often have direct contact with the public working in areas such as a buffet line slicing meats or preparing dishes to order. The Kitchen Cook must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for providing high quality, fresh food products in a timely manner for delivery to guests.
  • Prepares hot and cold foods following company recipes and portioning requirements.
  • Participates as a team player with specific responsibilities as related to preparation, excellent service and delivery of product.
  • Responsible for reporting any maintenance required for kitchen equipment.
  • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas.
  • Responsible for observing and testing foods to ensure proper cooking.
  • Responsible for portioning, arranging and garnishing food plates for delivery to guests.
  • Responsible for consulting with Executive Chef, Sous Chef or Kitchen Supervisor to plan menus and estimate expected food consumption.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Able to operate standard kitchen equipment to including the broiler, steamer, convection oven, mixer, meat slicer and chef knife.
  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]  or via mail to:

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720

Concessions Cook

The Concession Cook is responsible for preparing concession menu items utilizing cooking equipment in a fast-paced environment. The Concession Cook must adhere to high food quality standards to ensure guest satisfaction. Portion control, food waste and sanitation are additional areas that the Concession Cook must be aware of while operating in the concession stand. The employee must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for cooking and packaging food product which is prepared to order or kept warm until sold.
  • Receives verbal orders from the front counter staff for food product requirements for guest orders.
  • Responsible for maintaining quality and production standards on all menu items. Food must be fresh and of high quality when served to the guests.
  • Responsible for portion control and serving temperatures of all products served in the concession stand.
  • Responsible for cleaning, stocking and restocking of workstations and displays.
  • Responsible for operating large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers and ovens.
  • Ensures that all work areas and equipment are clean, food products are properly stored, utensils are clean and put away and floor is swept and mopped at end of shift. The Concession Cook must be checked out before ending the shift by the Floor Supervisor to ensure the concession stand meets cleanliness standards.
  • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of equipment such as the cleaning and changing of oil in fryers.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]  or via mail to:

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720

Warehouse Worker

The Warehouse Worker is responsible for loading, unloading tracking and storing goods in a busy warehouse setting. The Warehouse Worker will be responsible for the accurate and timely delivery of food, beverage and paper stock throughout the venue, conducting inventory counts and maintaining the warehouse including sweeping, mopping, organizing storage areas and tracking product. Warehouse workers will also be required to work other F&B areas when needed. Warehouse workers must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for distributing and safeguarding all concession equipment. Ensures all equipment is maintained and working properly.
  • Assists Warehouse Supervisor and Concessions Manager in inventory control and physical monthly inventories.
  • Responsible for setting up and stocking all stands, bars and portable locations. Attention to detail including company standards of inventory control, sanitation, presentation and quality is required at all times.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of all concession stands by removing all trash and recyclables.
  • Responsible for rotating food products during the stocking process to ensure the freshest products are being served to guests.
  • Responsible for the upkeep of the warehouse including sweeping, mopping, organizing storage areas and cleaning commissary dishes.
  • Required to be familiar with all food, beverage and paper product supplies at the facility.
  • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.

To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to [email protected]  or via mail to:

Spectra Food Services
P.O. Box 223

Bethel, NY 12720

Bindy Bazaar Museum Shop Positions

Concert Sales Associate - Retail

Job Purpose:  You would be selling product for such iconic acts as Santana, Zac Brown, Dave Matthews, Chris Stapleton and many more.

This is a perfect job for returning College Students and Teachers on Summer Break.

Duration: Summer, Part-time (Concert days only).

 Requirements Include:

  • Inventory control of band merchandise before and after concert.
  • The ability to work late hours.
    • A typical concert day is from 2pm to 12 am.
    • Meals are provided.
  • Effective communication with customers, coworkers and managers.
  • Comfortable handling all register transactions.
  • All applicants must live in the area during the summer season and provide their own transportation.

The top applicants will have the following qualifications:

  • Ability to stay calm in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks such as lifting and standing for extended periods.
  • Consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Flexibility in scheduling.
  • Previous retail experience preferred.
  • Highly organized.

How to apply:

Please respond to the ad with why you would be a good fit to join our team by sending an email with the subject "Concert Sales Associate - Retail" There is an opportunity for advancement to Museum Store Associate for qualified applicants. 

Sales Assistant Manager - Retail

Job Purpose:  The “Bindy Bazaar” Museum Store is a high-end gift shop located next to the Bethel Woods Museum that features the history of the 60’s and the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival.  The Museum Gift Store features products inspired by the 60s but with a contemporary flair.

Our people make us great!  Our friendly and enthusiastic sales team helps to create the best possible shopping experience for our customers.  As part of Bethel Woods Center for the Preforming Arts, one of the premier preforming art centers in the country, our team is expected to engage with guests and create an entertaining, fun, exciting and memorable experience.

 Requirements Include:

 

  • Acting as a “key holder” for the store along with the store manager.  Be responsible for opening and closing the store and all managerial responsibilities on days the manager is off site.
  • Ability to multi task and supervise all store operations and staff in co-ordination with the store manager.  Must be detail oriented and communicate well with store manager to execute strategic initiatives and improve sales. Must be able to provide feedback to ensure the best customer experience possible.
  • Store operations includes receiving new inventory, creating and implementing ticketing of new items, overseeing and providing clear instructions to all sales associates as needed. Monitoring sales floor and inventory. Overseeing store appearance including merchandising. Assist in troubleshooting any problems that may arise during work hours. Support and assistance to outdoor satellite retail store as needed.
  • Comfortable operating all aspects of the POS system and supervising daily sales reports, overseeing inventory both in store and online. Opening and closing all registers.
  • Staff supervision includes acting as a team leader to assure all sales associates provide the highest level of customer service and fulfill all job responsibilities as required.
  • Ideally, have an interest Woodstock history, music, and museum history and/or a willingness to learn about it.
  • Must be outgoing, positive, and friendly towards customers, team members and venue staff.
  • Must work well in a fast paced environment.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 2+ years’ experience retail leadership. Preferably boutique, gift or department store sales.
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented and have great communication skills.
  • High-energy, friendly personality.
  • Supervision in coordination with the store manager of all staff, store sales, reporting, inventory, store maintenance and accounting.  Must be able to open and close store as needed.
  • Team leader.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule of days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

How to apply:
Please respond to the ad with why you would be a good fit to join our team by sending an email with the subject "Sales Assistant Manager - Retail."

Museum Sales Associate - Retail

Job Purpose:  The “Bindy Bazaar” Museum Store is a high-end gift shop located next to the Bethel Woods Museum that features the history of the 60s and the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival.  The Museum Gift Store features products inspired by the 60’s but with a contemporary flair.

Our people make us great!  Our friendly and enthusiastic sales team helps to create the best possible shopping experience for our customers.  As part of Bethel Woods Center for the Preforming Arts, one of the premier preforming music and art centers in the country, our team is expected to engage with guests and create an entertaining, fun, exciting and memorable experience.

The Museum Store has two locations on the site and needs sales associates for both indoor retail as well as our outdoor museum store venue. The outdoor retail venue is only open on concert nights.

In addition to competitive pay we offer all employees a 30% store discount on all store merchandise.

Position Preferences / Requirements Include:

 

  • Must be able to work flexible schedule, weekends and evenings, including concert nights.
  • Keep store well organized, merchandised and stocked throughout the day.
  • Comfortable using POS System to finalize sales, handling cash and credit cards.
  • Must be able to proactively intercept and engage with customers. Must learn and have knowledge of all store products while effectively communicating product features to customers.
  • Have an interest in Woodstock history, music, and museum history and/or a willingness to learn.
  • Must be outgoing, positive and friendly towards customers, team members and venue staff.
  • Outdoor Retail Store sales may require late hours, but has a later start time.  This position also requires set up and breakdown before and after every concert.  May require some lifting. Candidates for this position must enjoy working outdoors and   in a fast paced environment.

 

The top applicants will have the following qualifications:

 

  • 2+ years’ retail sales experience including cash handling, merchandising skills and customer service experience preferred
  • High school diploma/GED required
  • High-energy, friendly personality
  • Keep selling floor stocked and in a neat and orderly fashion at all times
  • Able to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule of days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Able to stand for an 8-hour shift
  • Must be reliable and have own transportation
  • References may be required.

 

How to apply:
Please respond to the ad with why you would be a good fit to join our team by sending an email with the subject "Museum Sales Associate - Retail."

Retail Website /E-Commerce/ Social Media Associate

Job Purpose:  The “Bindy Bazaar” Museum Store is a high-end gift shop located next to the Bethel Woods Museum that features the history of the 60’s and the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival.  The Museum Gift Store features products inspired by the 60’s but with a contemporary flair.

Our retail website helps to create the best possible online shopping experience for our customers. The Museum Store is searching for an e-commerce associate to oversee our retail website and social Media.  

Responsibilities include:  

  • Keeping the site updated with new product as it arrives, merchandising online product and creating detailed and accurate descriptions, taking photos of all new product as it arrives and entering it into inventory, disabling out of stock items, reviewing site for problems and areas that need attention.
  • Creating site content, banners, marketing and promotions that coordinate with summer concerts and events at the Preforming Arts Center. Keeping all social media current and up to date, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest.

 

Position Preferences / Requirements Include:

  • This position has flexible hours, and some work can be done remotely.
  • Must have a strong grasp of current retail technology and be comfortable using website platforms including: Magento, Clover, Constant Contact, Facebook ads, Analytics and Instagram. 
  • Work closely and effectively communicate with store manager and owners to develop and carry out online initiatives, schedules and sales goals for the season.
  • Must be able to adapt strategy to best serve the online customer. Work with IT to ensure maximum customer experience and improve online presence.
  • Photograph, track and present all product, sales and marketing on e commerce platform. Track online inventory.
  • Ideally, have an interest in Woodstock history, music, and museum history and/or a willingness to learn about it.
  • Must be outgoing, positive, and friendly towards customers, team members and venue staff.
  • Must work well in a faced paced environment.

The top applicants will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and experience in marketing and/or business.
  • Recent college grads will be considered with appropriate degree.
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented and have great communication skills.
  • High-energy, friendly personality
  • Position is hourly, it can be full or part time depending on needs of the website.  Compensation is competitive but based on experience.

How to apply:
Please respond to the ad with why you would be a good fit to join our team by sending an email with the subject "Retail Website /E-Commerce/ Social Media Associate."