Employment Opportunities at Bethel Woods

Our career openings span from full-time positions to internships and seasonal employment.

job opportunities at Bethel Woods

We’re always looking for high-energy individuals to join our team of dedicated professionals.  Check out our open positions below and follow the instructions within.  However, if you don’t see a specific position of interest, yet you feel like this is the place for you, submit a resume and cover letter via email with the subject line "#READYTOWORK [Your Last Name]."

Bethel Woods Hiring Policy

If selected to join us, all staff hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a background check. The extent of the background check will be dependent on the position you are being hired for.

Full-Time Jobs

  • Manager of Prospect Research

    Do you love music?  How about the arts and history?  Located at the National Register historic site of the original 1969 Woodstock Festival, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts offers world-class concerts, festivals, and creative programs.  Situated on over 900 acres of land in Sullivan County at a destination that attracts over 250,000 visitors per year, Bethel Woods is a premier employer in New York’s Hudson Valley/Catskills region - just 90 minutes from New York City.  The cultural center includes a 16,000 capacity outdoor amphitheater; an award-winning Museum which interprets the legacy of the iconic site and the transformative decade of the 1960s; a Conservatory that houses our growing community and education programming; and several other spaces used for our festivals and holiday programming.  Bethel Woods is a 501(c)3 nonprofit cultural organization whose mission is to inspire, educate, and empower individuals through the arts.

    Overview:

    The Manager of Prospect Research will lead the development team in identifying new prospects from the Center’s extensive database.  The Manager will create actionable cultivation plans and follow up analysis to assess the success of such programs.  The ideal candidate has extensive knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and would be able to integrate the information from the Center’s ticketing platform (Ticketmaster Archtics/Live Analytics) to further build meaningful portfolios in Raiser’s Edge. The Manager will develop, recommend, and implement process improvements and work with all departments to maintain best practices and consistency of the data and research. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Manager of Prospect Research serves as a key institutional resource for the Executive, Development, Marketing, Membership and Finance Teams.   

    The position will focus on the following:

    • Updating bios and profiles, summaries of attendees and other research
    • Analytics to identify prospects and cultivation opportunities using financial information and wealth estimations; matching interests of donors and prospects to funding opportunities.
    • Maintaining the integrity and consistency of the database
    • Develop strategies utilizing existing information from marketing and other outreach
    • Provide routine reporting to management on workflows, actions, and communications
    • Update prospects and existing donors biographical information from news reports, other interests, major events, etc.
    • Review all systems for user friendly interface with donors, members and other constituents 
    • Have a knowledge of best practices for researching and data mining
    • Manage database users, oversee training of new staff or existing staff on functionality and research resources, publications and subscriptions
    • Manage special projects as needed

    General Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years of research experience
    • Knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Raiser’s Edge NXT
    • Experience with wealth screening services
    • Experience with Ticketmaster Archtics a plus
    • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
    • Detail-oriented; keen analytical skills
    • Excellent organization skills
    • Excellent written and verbal skills

    To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter via email with the subject line "Manager of Prospect Research: [Your Last Name]"

  • Donor Relations Associate

    Do you love music?  How about the arts and history?  Located at the National Register historic site of the original 1969 Woodstock Festival, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts offers world-class concerts, festivals, and creative programs.  Situated on over 900 acres of land in Sullivan County at a destination that attracts over 250,000 visitors per year, Bethel Woods is a premier employer in New York’s Hudson Valley/Catskills region - just 90 minutes from New York City.  The cultural center includes a 16,000 capacity outdoor amphitheater; an award-winning Museum which interprets the legacy of the iconic site and the transformative decade of the 1960s; a Conservatory that houses our growing community and education programming; and several other spaces used for our festivals and holiday programming.  Bethel Woods is a 501(c)3 nonprofit cultural organization whose mission is to inspire, educate, and empower individuals through the arts.

    Overview:

    This Donor Relations Associate will manage all aspects of donor activities utilizing the Raisers Edge database. The Donor Relations Associate will also provide administrative support to the Development team and assist with the management of the Membership Program and special events.  This position will report to the Director of Development.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage and utilize Raisers Edge database including data entry, updates, and reporting
    • Research donor prospects and develop cultivation plans and donor proposals
    • Assist with entries of gifts, pledges, and donations, including maintaining the matching gift program, and gifts of stock
    • Create queries, exports, reports on a routine basis
    • Produce electronic/mail campaigns and related lists and coordinate mailing
    • Provide logistical support for special, donor recognition and cultivation events
    • Provide logistical support for concert and museum events
    • Process and monitor expense payment requests for expenditures
    • Provide general administrative support including creating and maintaining files, ordering supplies, opening and processing mail
    • Other duties as assigned

     General Requirements:

    •  Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
    •  Experience with Raiser's Edge database preferred / Ticketmaster Archtics a plus
    •  Detail-oriented; keen proofreading skills
    •  Excellent organization skills
    •  Excellent written and verbal skills

    To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter via email with the subject line "Donor Relations Associate: [Your Last Name]"

  • Director of Ticketing

    Do you love music?  How about the arts and history?  Located at the National Register historic site of the original 1969 Woodstock Festival, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts offers world-class concerts, festivals, and creative programs.  Situated on over 900 acres of land in Sullivan County at a destination that attracts over 250,000 visitors per year, Bethel Woods is a premier employer in New York’s Hudson Valley/Catskills region - just 90 minutes from New York City.  The cultural center includes a 16,000 capacity outdoor amphitheater; an award-winning Museum which interprets the legacy of the iconic site and the transformative decade of the 1960s; a Conservatory that houses our growing community and education programming; and several other spaces used for our festivals and holiday programming.  Bethel Woods is a 501(c)3 nonprofit cultural organization whose mission is to inspire, educate, and empower individuals through the arts.

    Overview

    The Director of Ticketing will be responsible for all ticketing and credentialing of the events and programs at the Center and its Museum.  The position plays a lead role in the overall revenue growth and ticketing strategies – while serving on the programming committee that evaluates artists and events for the Center’s various performance spaces. The Director will be responsible for:

    • Building of events and related upsells for the Center’s programs, museum and large national touring shows
    • Liaising with artist’s agents and management for reporting needs;
    • Overseeing the access management solutions are properly being utilized on event days;
    • Creating and analyzing reports to manage seat inventory to maximize      revenues through dynamic pricing, promotions and other partnerships;
    •  and implementing packages with other partners and on-site premium services;
    • Develop new reports and strategies focusing on yield management and inventory management throughout the sales process
    • Oversee the box office manager, supervisors and internal ticketing team to ensure cash reconciliations and customer service are held to the highest standards;
    • Manage 3rd party ticketing relationships;
    • Integration of box office customer service functions with the Center’s membership and donor programs; and
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Requirements

    • Minimum 5 years of ticketing experience and a Bachelor’s degree
    •  Experience with Ticketmaster, Architcs and Pricemaster a plus
    • Detail orientated with the ability to manage multiple tasks and associated follow through on tasks
    • Ability to work occasional irregular hours on event days and manage fast paced environment
    • Excellent Excel and other Microsoft Office skills

  • Facility Electrician

    Job Purpose:

    To perform all job duties assigned by the Director of Facilities and Grounds, pertaining to facilities electrical maintenance at Bethel Woods or other sites as directed. This description is not intended to be all inclusive, and the employee may also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the supervisor and other management as required. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts may need to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Please understand this description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

    Special Duties/Tasks

    HVAC (maintain/repair):

    • Air-Handler Units
    • Humidification systems
    • UV Anti-microbial system
    • Circulation pumps
    • Filters (air/water)
    • Belts

    Equipment (maintain/repair):

    • Dishwashers
    • Refrigerators/Freezers
    • Cold Plates
    • Steam Tables
    • Propane Heaters
    • Housekeeping equipment/machines

    Electrical

    • Maintain all lighting (other than theatrical lighting)
    • Install/remove batteries (automatic appliances/door alarms)
    • Wattstopper technician
    • Install new electrical runs
    • Modify existing electrical runs
    • Repair electrical issues as needed
    • Set Up electric in tent and concession areas
    • Diagnostics of electrical systems on site

    Structure

    • Maintain ice-melt system
    • Repair structural damage (interior/exterior)
    • Hang banners (site/parking lots)

    Water 

    • Daily log of use
    • Maintain booster pumps/pump station
    • Switch between winter/summer mode
    • Maintain chlorine levels
    • Monitor waste-water output

    Logistics 

    • Set-up/break-down furniture for events
    • Schedule yearly services

    Shows/Events

    • Set up for shows/events:
      • Turn on equipment
      • Turn on lights
      • Turn on/run power
      • Take electric meter/propane level readings
      • Monitor equipment being used by food services
      • Remain on-call to address immediate issues/problems.
    • Shutdown after Show:
      • Turn off equipment
      • Turn off lights
      • Remove items on grass
      • Pick up garbage off lawn

    Administrative Duties

    • Attend meetings and provide input regarding current/future plans/projects
    • Coordinate sensitive requests with appropriate department
    • Perform research and compile/organize data and information
    • Oversee contractors working at the facility

    General Duties

    • General facility monitoring, maintenance and upkeep
    • General  electrical, repair/maintenance
    • Equipment repair/maintenance
    • Logistical assistance as needed to support events
    • Event maintenance coverage as needed

    Special Requirements

    • Electrical
    • Pipefitting
    • Carpentry
    • Metal Fabrication
    • Honest
    • Positive attitude
    • Certified Ariel Lift/Forklift Operator

    To apply, please submit a resume to HR@BethelWoodsCenter.org with the subject line: Facility Electrician: [Your Last Name].

  • Manager of Security and Risk

    Overview:

    This position is responsible for management of all aspects of Security operations at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, including but not limited to: responding to all reported incidents, emergency medical incidents, potentially violent incidents; accidents, reports of theft or vandalism, site access control, mobile and foot patrol, alarm activation notifications, securing lost and found property, and more. Duties include planning, supervising, and coordinating security and traffic operations for all events (Pavilion concerts, Event Gallery concerts, the Museum, Festivals, large-scale rentals, educational programming and all private events); scheduling of security staff; leading and participating in the provision of security services such as supervising, monitoring, training, and assessing the performance of Bethel Woods Security and contract security staff, investigating and reporting all security issues upward.

    This position will focus on the following:

    • Management of overall security and traffic operations at the venue and for its events.
    • Analyzes, makes decisions, and assumes responsibility for the security plan for Bethel Woods on a 24 hour per day and seven day a week basis. Security plan includes determining deployment and shift activities of security personnel, training of all Security staff, determining appropriate security responses to incidents, designing and leading the site initiatives and policies, monitoring and protecting facilities and assets, reporting all incidents, investigating incidents and interacting with law enforcement authorities, managing the site during emergency situations, and monitoring the site during inclement weather or other periods when the site is closed.
    • Enforces Bethel Woods Security Code of Conduct, which may include making a determination to immediately remove an individual from the site.
    • Management of overall security and traffic operations at the venue and for its events.
    • Analyzes, makes decisions, and assumes responsibility for the security plan for Bethel Woods on a 24 hour per day and seven day a week basis. Security plan includes determining deployment and shift activities of security personnel, training of all Security staff, determining appropriate security responses to incidents, designing and leading the site initiatives and policies, monitoring and protecting facilities and assets, reporting all incidents, investigating incidents and interacting with law enforcement authorities, managing the site during emergency situations, and monitoring the site during inclement weather or other periods when the site is closed.
    • Enforces Bethel Woods Security Code of Conduct, which may include making a determination to immediately remove an individual from the site.
    • Monitors patrol of the site to identify and eliminate possible security-related hazards and situations and to decide if adjustments are needed in the personnel deployment plan.
    • Responds to incidents on site, determines action to take, and documents a complete written record of the incidents.
    • Conducts investigations and writes reports regarding all serious incidents occurring on site and is responsible for enacting Bethel Woods emergency response and evacuation plan in inclement weather, fire incidents, bomb threats, infrastructure failures, etc.
    • Manages security personnel assigned to the site. This responsibility includes managing and supervising assigned personnel, consisting of front-line security guards and contract security guards. It also includes determining their deployment, developing shift assignments, ensuring substitute coverage is available for absences, and monitoring performance of these personnel.
    • Assists in training and hiring of seasonal personnel in operations, security and logistics departments.  Trains full-time staff on various topics and monitors training provided for entire organization and ensuring compliance. 
    • Provides information to staff and the general public regarding security issues.  Aggregate and benchmark other venue policies to help facilitate policies at Bethel Woods.
    • Evaluates the operation of security devices and equipment at the site and ensures appropriate repairs are made (Cameras, Recording capabilities, gates, alarm systems, etc.)
    • Continually develop and improve Emergency Management Plans, Security Operating Procedures, Incident Reporting, Command Center protocols, etc.
    • Maintain database of background checks for all new hires, seasonal, volunteers working with children and update/review background checks accordingly.
    • Liaise with law enforcement entities on all matters in relation to the venue and its events.
    • Manage and maintain Lost & Found inventory and records.
    • Oversight, management and maintenance of security and operations related vehicles.
    • Oversight, management and maintenance of radio inventory, rentals, etc. 
    • Ad hoc duties as assigned.

    General Requirements:

    • Knowledge of facility policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of police/law enforcement procedures.
    • Planning and Supervisory skills.
    • Ability to make appropriate judgment in responding to situations, including but not limited to requesting law enforcement or emergency response personnel when required.
    • Law enforcement experience is preferred.

    To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter via email with the subject line "Manager of Security & Risk: [Your Last Name]"

Part-Time Positions

  • Project Based Teaching Artist

    INTERESTED IN BECOMING A TEACHING ARTIST? Attend our Open House on November 10! Learn more here.

     

    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 education@bethelwoodscenter.org 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)
    • Please note: Applicants may be required to satisfactorily pass a drug screen and/or background check as part of the hiring process

    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.

  • Box Office Staff

    Bethel Woods 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.

    Bethel Woods Box Office and Welcome Desk staff are responsible for:

    - effectively using and understanding our point of sales system

    - being accountable for cash taken in and making sure the bank is always balanced

    - being an ambassador for Bethel Woods and all it has to offer when interacting with guests

    - providing assistance and guidance to guests; informing guests of Bethel Woods; policies and procedures, and reporting misconduct; and respond promptly to requests.

    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 environments.

    - Ability to continuously stand or walk.

     

    Quality Standards:
    Quality is meeting and/or exceeding our customers 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 apply, please email a resume to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org with “Box Office Staff: [Your Name]” as the subject:If selected to join us, all Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Seasonal Employees hired by Bethel Woods will be subject to a drug test and an extensive background check. 

  • Museum Shop Sales Associate - Retail

    Are you a hippie at heart? The Bindy Bazaar Museum Shop is looking for full and part-time sales associates. Attached to The Museum at Bethel Woods, the shop features products inspired by the '60s with a contemporary flair.

    The Museum Shop 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 and during festivals.

    In addition to competitive pay we offer all employees a 30% store discount on all store merchandise as well as an end of year bonus.

    Position Preferences/Requirements:

    • 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.
    • Looking to hire immediately.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • 1+ years’ retail sales experience including cash handling, merchandising skills and customer service experience preferred
    • High school diploma/GED required
    • High-energy, friendly personality, self motivated
    • 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 required
    • Please note: Applicants may be required to satisfactorily pass a drug screen and/or background check as part of the hiring process

    Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

    Pay: $15.00 - $16.00 per hour

    COVID-19 Considerations:
    All customers are required to wear masks, Sanitizing stations throughout the store and museum, limited customers allowed in store, Shields at register, PPE provided.

    To Apply: Please send a resume and list of references to joan@skyretailpartners.com with the subject line "Museum Sales Associate - Retail: [Your Name]"

Spectra Food Service Positions

  • Bartender

    The Bartender is responsible for the service of all beverages, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. They must be personable, professional 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.

    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories. Come Join Us! You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

    Responsibilities

    • Must demonstrate ability to meet the company standard for excellent in the areas of guest service, interaction with co-workers and uniform standards.
    • Follow the bar pre-shift notes and bar menus and provide service as described.
    • Serve alcoholic beverages following all proper procedures for serving alcoholic drinks including state/federal regulations pertaining to the distribution of alcohol.
    • Responsible to learn or have knowledge of various beer, wine varieties & spirits available, and be able to learn to suggestively upsell products to guests.
    • Must pour drinks responsibly in accordance with company standards for serving size.
    • Must check guest’s ID in accordance with state/federal regulations to verify minimum age requirement for the purchase of alcoholic beverages.
    • Must communicate a cut-off to a guest as required.
    • Listening and responding to any customer requests or concerns.
    • Bartenders are expected to de-escalate intoxicated guest situations. If a guest becomes confrontational, belligerent, or uses extreme profanity, the bartender may contact management or security as required.
    • Contact a management member if he/she is unable to resolve or make a decision beyond the scope of standard decision-making.
    • Request additional product or restock product as required
    • Ability to handle cash accurately is required. Employee is responsible for issued bank at his/her bar.
    • Maintains clean and sanitary work station at all times. Ensures bar equipment is clean & well maintained.
    • Other duties as assigned such as set-up and breakdown of bar equipment as required and assisting with organization of the cooler

    Qualifications

    • Six months or more experience bartending or bartending school preferred.
    • Accurate cash handling skills.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to be self-directed while working in a team-oriented environment.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and long hours.

     

    INTELLECTUAL/SOCIAL, PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The intellectual/social, physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Intellectual/Social demands:

    While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently communicating with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business like and respectful manner. Required to constantly multi-task between two or more tasks and prioritize between these tasks while working under time limits in moderate to high pressure situations. This position requires constant attention to details following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time. Position requires frequent ability to work on a task independently and frequently work as a part of a team for a variety of tasks. Ability to learn proper techniques for serving alcoholic beverages. Ability to speak and read in English at an intermediate level. Ability to handle cash with accuracy and responsibly. This includes ability to calculate basic math functions including addition and subtraction, calculations of percentages.

    Physical demands:

    While performing duties of the job, the employee will constantly be required to grasp, fingering manipulation of product, feel. Employee will frequently push & lift food product and supplies. Frequently requires employee to pull, climb, stoop, kneel to push carts of supplies. Vision requires ability to constantly adjust focus and close vision to read instructions. Ability to frequently hear communication of others is a loud eventenvironment.Constantstanding,walkingandmovingaboutalargeeventfacilityisrequired. Ability to lift 50 pounds, and push carts of product up to 150 pounds.

    Work environment:

    The duties of this position are performed primarily indoors. Exposure to loud environment including frequently communicating with guests in a loud environment, working in crowded workspaces and in crowded events with 1000 guests or more. Exposure to potentially intoxicated guests. Employees will frequently work on tasks independently or on small teams.​

    To begin the process interested applicants should submit a completed application to Lance or via mail to: Spectra Food Services | P.O. Box 223 | Bethel, NY 12720

  • Cashier

    The Cashier prepares and serves concession items to guests. Prepares and pours beverages and serves them to guests. Ensures quality of food presentation. Utilizes a cash register and accepts payment. Must be able to maintain excellent attendance in accordance with the attendance policy.

    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories. Come Join Us! You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

    Essential Job Functions (including to but not limited to):

    • Conduct the cash register sales by entering the orders and completing the transaction.
    • Responsible for maintaining stock and supply levels, and communicating to the Concessions Stand Manger of low stock items.
    • Listening and responding to customer requests or concerns
    • Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized work space including but not limited to disposal of garbage & cleaning dishes.
    • Serve beverages to guests including alcoholic beverages responsibly. Must check guest’s ID in accordance with state/federal regulations to verify minimum age requirement for purchase of alcoholic beverages.
    • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas.

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Must be 18 or over
    • Three or more months’ experience in food service industry preferred
    • Previous cash handling experience preferred.
    • Ability to learn to handle cash and learn to operate a cash register and corresponding system
    • Excellent interpersonal skills & a friendly, positive attitude with co-workers, managers, volunteers & guests.

    To begin the process interested applicants should submit a completed application to Lance or via mail to: Spectra Food Services | P.O. Box 223 | Bethel, NY 12720

  • Catering Worker

    The Catering Worker is responsible for the set-up, execution, and breakdown of events. The Catering Worker must be personable, professional, adaptable, 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.

    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories. Come Join Us! You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

    Essential Job Functions (including to but not limited to):

    • Set up of catering service according to client/customer requests and banquet event orders
    • Serves food and beverage to guests
    • Maintains appearance and cleanliness of food service areas during event
    • Replenishes food and beverage product during event
    • Breaks down and cleans food service areas and equipment post event; returns equipment to proper storage area
    • Provides excellent customer service, anticipating guests’ needs
    • Maintains a positive attitude towards guests, customers, clients, co-workers, etc.
    • Adheres to Spectra safety policies and procedures including proper food safety and sanitation
    • Ensures security of company assets
    • Other duties and tasks as assigned by manager

    Qualifications:

    • Previous experience as a server in or food service role preferred
    • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
    • Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
    • Working knowledge of food safety principles and procedures
    • Must be able to obtain a food safety certification
    • Requires constant standing and walking
    • Requires frequent lifting of up to 25 lbs.
    • Requires occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.
    • Must be available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

    To begin the process interested applicants should submit a completed application to Lance or via mail to: Spectra Food Services | P.O. Box 223 | Bethel, NY 12720

  • Concession Worker

    The Concessions Worker prepares and serves concession items to guests. Prepares and pours beverages and serves them to guests. Ensures quality of food presentation. Utilizes a cash register and accepts payment. Must be able to maintain excellent attendance in accordance with the attendance policy.

    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories. Come Join Us! You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

    Essential Job Functions (including to but not limited to):

    • Conduct the cash register sales by taking orders, building orders, and completing the transaction.
    • Ability to build orders, prepare food, and knowledge in all areas of concessions operations.
    • Responsible for maintaining stock and supply levels and communicating to the Concessions Stand Manger of low stock items.
    • Listening and responding to customer requests or concerns
    • Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized workspace including but not limited to disposal of garbage & cleaning dishes.
    • Serve beverages to guests including alcoholic beverages responsibly. Must check guest’s ID in accordance with state/federal regulations to verify minimum age requirement for purchase of alcoholic beverages.
    • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas

    Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Must be 18 or over
    • Three or more months’ experience in food service industry preferred
    • Previous cash handling experience preferred.
    • Ability to learn to handle cash and learn to operate a cash register and corresponding system
    • Excellent interpersonal skills & a friendly, positive attitude with co-workers, managers, volunteers & guests

    To begin the process interested applicants should submit a completed application to Lance or via mail to: Spectra Food Services | P.O. Box 223 | Bethel, NY 12720

  • Cook

    The Cook is responsible for preparing menu items utilizing cooking equipment in a fast-paced environment. The Cook must adhere to high food quality standards to ensure guest satisfaction. Portion control, food waste and sanitation are additional areas that the Cook must be aware of while operating in the kitchen.

    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories. Come Join Us! You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

    Essential Job Functions (including to but not limited to):

    • 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 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.
    • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.

    Qualifications:
    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.
    • Possess valid food handling certificate if required by state and federal regulations.

    Education, Qualifications and Experience:

    • Experience working as a cook in a fast food environment is required.

    To begin the process interested applicants should submit a completed application to Lance or via mail to: Spectra Food Services | P.O. Box 223 | Bethel, NY 12720

  • Dishwasher

    The Dishwasher washes and sanitizes all tableware, serving materials, cooking equipment and small wares. The employee must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.

    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization. Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories. Come Join Us! You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

    Essential Job Functions (including to but not limited to):

    • Ensures highest sanitation levels for all items previously used so that they may be used again in clean condition, free of any contamination risk.
    • Utilizes and implements M.S.D.S. criteria, food and product safety, and Food and Beverage Policies and Procedures.
    • Removes all trash and maintains loading and receiving areas in safe and clean condition.
    • Stocks plates, glasses, pots, utensils and pans after cleaning.
    • Cleans and sanitizes all food service areas and equipment.

    Qualifications:

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.
    • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, management staff and guest in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
    • Possess valid food handling certificate and alcohol service permit if required by state or federal regulations.

    Education, Qualifications and Experience:

    • Experience working in a casual and/or fine dining atmosphere helpful.
    • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)

    To begin the process interested applicants should submit a completed application to Lance or via mail to: Spectra Food Services | P.O. Box 223 | Bethel, NY 12720

Internships & Seasonal Positions

  • 2021 Event Staff Application

    Please click here for the application  for seasonal opportunities, including:

    • Parking Attendant
    • Housekeeping
    • Security
    • Usher
    • Ticket Taker
    • Over-night Cleanup
    • Grounds or Facilities
    • Box Office
    • Museum Welcome Desk
    • Production

  • Housekeeping Specialist

    Bethel Woods is seeking a Housekeeping Specialist to join their team.

    Job Purpose

    • Assist and follow the direction of the Housekeeping Coordinator and Housekeeping Manager. Duties will primarily consist of cleaning perimeter properties, office and work spaces, exhibit spaces and concert spaces.

    Special Duties/Tasks

    • General Duties:
      • Routine cleaning.
      • Checklist and inventory keeping.
      • Provide housekeeping support for concerts and other events.
    • Detailed Description:
      • Housekeeping
        • Vacuuming
        • Wiping down counters
        • Cleaning windows
        • Mopping and sweeping
        • Follow disinfecting protocol
        • High dusting, including scaffolding and lifts
        • Maintenance of hardwood surfaces
      • Inventory and Checklists
        • Follow provided work checklists
        • Keep work records
        • Keep weekly cleaning supply inventory
        • Keep monthly equipment maintenance log

    Special Requirements

    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Prepared to work overtime, including holidays
    • Detail-oriented
    • Self-starter and willing to stay busy with work outside normal duties

     

    To apply, please send a resume to HR@BethelWoodsCenter.org with the subject line: Housekeeping Specialist [Your Name].

  • Membership Assistant

    Position Duration: 20-30 hours / week

    Summary:

    The Membership Assistant provides day-to-day administrative support associated with Membership, box sales and fundraising program. 

    Duties/Tasks:

    • Provide professional customer service to Bethel Woods Members, box holders and donors.

    • Administrative functions including but not limited to: filing, data entry, ordering office supplies, handling incoming/outgoing mail, invoicing, etc.

    • Answering and screening phone calls and correspondence emails from Members and the general public.

    • Facilitate and process new Membership sales, renewals and upgrades.

    • Maintain friendly relationships with current Members and donors.

    • Regularly update Members on programs, changes to schedule, etc.

    • Process Member ticket requests and other transactions via telephone, mail, and email.

    • Assist with Membership concert pre-sales and fulfillment of benefits.

    • Attend concerts and events to support Membership/Development.

    • Any other adhoc duties as assigned.

    Special Requirements:

    • Ability to provide the highest-quality customer service on a consistent basis
    • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed
    • Good administrative and organizational skills required
    • Requires excellent PC computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
    • Discrete/observe confidentiality
    • Written and verbal communication skills to donors and other employees

    To apply, please submit an email with a resume and cover letter to HR@BethelWoodsCenter.org with "Membership Assistant: [Your Name]" as the subject line.

Become a Volunteer!

Volunteers lend their time and talent in The Museum, at programs, and during concerts.  Discover more about what it means to volunteer at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and join our community today!