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

  • Director of Ticketing Operations

    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 of Ticketing will report to the Director of Live Events with oversight by the Senior Director of Finance and Accounting.  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;
    • Developing 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

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

  • Box Office Manager

    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.

    The Box Office Manager reports to the Senior Manager of Ticketing and supports the day-to-day operations of the box office and ticketing operations of the center. 

    Special Duties / Tasks

    • Scheduling, payroll reporting, training, evaluation, and motivation of 8-12 staff during peak season
    • Build events on the ticketing system in advance of membership and public on-sales
    • Aggregation and analysis of customer data
    • Manage museum lobby and welcome desk
    • Manage cash and maintenance of ATM machines, including reports and reconciliation
    • Maintain the box office environment as a respectful, enthusiastic, positive and friendly workplace.
    • Responsible for customer relations and management of staff performing such duties whether in-person or over the phone.  

     Requirements

    • Computer skills are a must, with knowledge of MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint
    • College degree, box office experience is a plus
    • Ticketing experience or knowledge of ticketing systems such as Ticketmaster a plus
    • Good human relations skills.
    • Willingness to work irregular and flexible hours.
    • Ability to handle stressful situations and a fast paced environment.
    • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
    • Detail oriented with very strong follow-up skills.
    • Good organizational skills with ability to handle multiple tasks.
    • High energy, resilience, adaptability, and a passion for excellence.

     

    To apply, please send an email to HR@BethelWoodsCenter.org with the subject line Box Office Manager: [Your Last Name] with your resume and cover letter.

  • Facilities and Logistics Coordinator

    Employment Duration: Full Time, 40 hrs+ per week, all shows

    Summary: This position is primarily responsible for planning and executing the seasonal site set up and breakdown, routine event setup and breakdown, off-season inventory and maintenance, and general labor for the facilities and grounds departments.

    Job Description:

    The coordinator is responsible for leading and executing the set-up and breakdown for all events. This includes pavilion concerts, festivals, rentals, etc.  This individual must be able to keep track of and prioritize all duties and tasks accordingly. They should act as a leader, mentor and facilitator to others within the department.

    Duties include:

    • Management of all site props and materials, including but not limited to, storage, maintenance and deployment. 
    • Oversight and execution of tent set-up, breakdown, deployment, relocation, maintenance, etc.
    • Performance of minor fixes and other maintenance duties such as painting, cleaning, ordering of supplies and materials. 
    • Inspecting and identifying problems or areas that may need repairs or attention.
    • Assist with general upkeep of facilities and properties.
    • Maintain an accurate inventory of equipment and parts.
    • Assist the housekeeping and logistics manager with data entry and office work as necessary.
    • Act as the additional support and labor for other departments.
    • Build and maintain a condition report for all site props and materials.
    • Any other ad hoc duties as assigned.
       

    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 Bethel Woods site.

    • Ambitious, self-starter with desire to take on additional work.
    • Strong listening and prioritization skills.
    • Good team mentality and strong work ethic.
    • Physically up to the task of moving heavy equipment, working for extended periods, standing and walking, etc.
    • Flexible work schedule (nights and weekends as required).
    • Forklift experience preferable
    • Reliable transportation and valid state drivers license.

     

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

  • Museum Education and Creative Programs Coordinator

    An integral part of the Museum Education and Creative Program team this position oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of education, technical, administrative, and program support activities on behalf of the department. Working with a diverse group of adults and children the program coordinator acts a representative of the department and will develop and implement programmatic, office and departmental procedures. The position will act independently in completing basic administrative tasks, overseeing well-defined programs and projects and providing expert professional assistance to program staff, which may include participation in education programs/special projects and/or events.

     

    Special Duties/Tasks:

     

    This position works within a dynamic team that administers and facilitates broad-reaching cultural programs. Work includes implementing and enhancing current programs and supporting research for new programs to help better serve our audiences and deepen the execution of our core strategies.

    • Provide departmental support for operational, management, and administrative activities, including deliverables for operational plans, budgets, grant proposals, reports, and marketing
    • Assist with the development of new programs that effectively forward the achievement of our strategic plan
    • Provide guidance for volunteers, docents, and interns during programs
    • Effective participation in the use of established systems to administer programs and track data
    • Represent the ideals and culture of the organization in the local, regional, global and virtual communities
    • Perform all clerical, preparatory, and reflective work necessary to execute all programs (communications with participants, including responding to inquiries, preparing invoices, and creating preparatory packets; meetings with BW staff; mailings; communications with volunteers; evaluation tools etc.).
    • Support Outreach and Marketing efforts on behalf of Bethel Woods and Museum Education
    • Participate as an enthusiastic member of the organization as a whole

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (education, museum studies, arts or arts administration preferred)
    • Education, Programming or Event planning experience (minimum 3 years)
    • Strong operational and logistics experience
    • Excellent written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including comfort speaking in front of various sized groups and interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds
    • High standards of organization, attention to detail, reliability and a professional, pleasant public demeanor; an ability to maintain order and calm in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment is essential
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) and Adobe Acrobat
    • Ideal personal characteristics include
        • Organized with attention to detail
        • Collaborative/Team Player
        • Flexible/adaptable
        • Creative
        • Reflective
        • Tech-savvy
        • Outgoing
        • Self-starter/capable of working autonomously
        • FUN!

     

    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to HR@BethelWoodsCenter.org with the subject line "MECP Coordinator: [Your Name]"

  • 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]"

  • Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

    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 Senior Director of Marketing and Communications will be responsible for the overall management and direction of Bethel Wood's communications, marketing and media relations.  This individual will develop, implement and manage effective and consistent messaging to members and guests, providing strategic direction, and implementation of effective marketing, public relations, media relations, website and social media platforms.  The position will lead Bethel Woods' constituent communication program (donors, members, volunteers) to increase awareness of the Center’s programs and non-profit mission. 

    • Provides primary leadership and management to the marketing, cause marketing, social media, design, internal and external communication, and public relations efforts;
    • Annually create and implement the organization's strategic marketing and communications plan to support the programming and fundraising plans;
    • Participate in senior team meetings;
    • Develop strategic marketing/public relations plans to support the organization's mission, goals and objectives;
    • Manage creative strategy and campaign development, ensuring brand consistency and integrity across all departments to ensure continuity;
    • Craft, maintain and evolve brand positioning, messaging and voice;
    • Oversee the development and maintenance of the online strategy to increase audience engagement, tickets sales and brand awareness;
    • Manage vendor relationships and contracts;
    • Manage and maintain partnerships within tourism industry including county and state agencies;
    • Oversee and mange media relations including requests for information and facilitating media interviews with spokespeople, executives and others;
    • Manage the collection, analysis and application of data and information to development marketing and communications strategies inclusive of conducting market research when and where necessary; and
    • With senior team, develop additional earned and unearned revenue opportunities.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • Minimum 10 years of marketing, and/or communications leadership experience
    • Experience in nonprofit communications and/or live entertainment/event oriented projects
    • Excellent writing and editing abilities, design and layout skills
    • Experience with website management, social media platform content creation and related analysis.
    • Demonstrated experience with budgeting, forecasting and contract management.
    • Experience with destination oriented marketing, programming and  communications.

    To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter via email with the subject line "Senior Director of Marketing and Communications: [Your Last Name]"

  • Key Partnerships Manager

    Overview

    This role is to support Bethel Woods' development effort through the support of the Corporate Partnership portfolio. This role will work seamlessly and cohesively with the Director of Corporate Partnerships to ensure effective account management and delivery of all partnership benefits in line with the sponsor’s objectives, agreements and deadlines.  The post holder will also work to identify opportunities, support in preparing proposals, agreements and make approaches to partners and prospects to solicit ‘add-on’ revenue options, where appropriate. 

    Special Duties/Tasks

    • Managing and documenting partnerships and acting as lead contact for fulfilment and tracking of partnership benefits;
    • Ensure all information management of key partnership activity is integrated into sponsorship and development activities and in line with Raiser’s Edge use and reporting procedures;
    • Undertake necessary research into prospects and their branding / funding needs;
    • Take a lead role in establishing and monitoring the utilization of corporate partnership and other sponsors’ deliverables and working sponsor activated and attended events. 
    • To act as liaison between the sponsors and all relevant departments, ensuring that all obligations to the sponsor are complied with, including the implementation and management of sponsors’ hospitality event;
    • To attend and undertake specific roles or tasks at cultivation and sponsor events;
    • To play a demonstrable role in identifying ‘add-on’ revenue sources and generating income from existing partners;
    • Actively assist in the implementation and management of corporate cultivation events and activity to ensure continued and increased support for Bethel Woods.

    Requirements

    • Ability to develop positive working relationships with key partners—sponsors, Board, other staff and key stakeholders, as necessary in order to ensure effective service delivery.
    • Possess a high standard of customer care using communication skills, written word, time management, business acumen to assist in satisfying the expectations and aspirations of key partners
    • Continually seek value for money in the delivery of agreed partnership benefits;
    • Strong account management experience with excellent attention to detail and a proven track record in delivering to the highest standard;
    • Ability to persuade, influence, negotiate and consult effectively at all levels within and outside Bethel Woods;
    • Ability to think creatively and to offer solutions to a variety of challenges within a fast paced environment;
    • Highly effective administrative and organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and manage projects effectively and meet deadlines;
    • Experience working within a fundraising environment;
    • Knowledge of/interest in the arts and or non-profit education;
    • Degree level qualified in Business Management or equivalent experience.

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

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

  • 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 2021 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.
    • Please note: Applicants may be required to satisfactorily pass a drug screen and/or background check as part of the hiring process.

    To apply. please click here.

  • 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.

  • Production Runner

    Production Runner – Seasonal; July – October 2021

    Job Summary:

    Who are we?

    Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is a not-for-profit arts center which opened in 2006 at the historic site of the 1969 Woodstock festival in Sullivan County, New York. Today the state-of-the-art amphitheater is regarded as one of the most beautiful venues in the country, and has presented performances from top rock, pop, country, classical and jazz entertainers. The campus also features The Museum at Bethel Woods which interprets and presents the history of the 1960s and The 1969 Woodstock Festival.

    Who are you?

    Someone passionate about being a part of the live music industry. Motivated and resourceful, eager to provide exceptional support and service to our clients, and capable of displaying a professional and personable attitude with touring and venue personnel. Able to think on your feet, multi-task and react to changing circumstances. If this sounds like you, then please read on!

    The Role:

    • Provide transportation for touring and venue personnel throughout the show day, such as hotel and airport pickups and drop offs using either personal car or company-provided vehicle.
    • Run errands such as laundry, grocery shopping, package delivery, equipment rentals, coffee runs, etc.
    • Coordinate large take-out orders with local restaurants, purchasing, retrieving and distributing to touring personnel.
    • Coordinate large shopping lists from local grocery stores, deliver to the venue.
    • Assist touring and venue staff with general production-related duties.
    • Maintain cash and receipts.
    • Provide local area information to touring staff.
    • Comfortable driving company leased 15-passenger and cargo vans.
    • Light administrative duties such as making copies, posting signs and cash reconciliation.
    • Confidentiality is very critical to the role.

    Qualifications:

    • 18 years of age or older, 21 years of age a plus!
    • Valid driver's license with a good driving record and fully insured
    • Safe driving habits a must
    • Punctual - early is on time!
    • Operational cell phone
    • Friendly and personable, works well with others but also able to work independently
    • Reliable and responsible
    • Professional and courteous
    • Able to work a long day (typical show day runs about 16 to 18 hours)
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
    • Large personal vehicle, SUV or mini-van a big plus, but not mandatory
    • Thorough knowledge of the local area a big plus, but not mandatory
    • Background Check and Drug Screen required

    Physical Requirements:

    • Physical Activity-Frequency
    • Sitting-Frequent
    • Walking, climbing stairs-Frequent
    • Crouching/Bending/Stooping-Frequent
    • Reaching-Constant                                                               
    • Pushing/Pulling-Constant
    • Near Vision-Constant
    • Far Vision-Constant
    • Hearing-Constant
    • Talking-Constant                               
    • Lifting/Carrying (50+ lbs)-Frequent
    • Travel-Constant

    If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, please send your resume to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org with the subject line: Production Runner [Your Name].

    Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    Bethel Woods Center for the Arts strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

    HIRING PRACTICES

    The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    Bethel Woods Center for the Arts recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

  • Concert Sales Associate - Retail

    Do you want to be a part of Rock and Roll History? The Bethel Woods Museum Store at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is located on the site of the historic 1969 Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel NY.

    Our people make us great! Our friendly and enthusiastic sales team help create the best possible shopping experience for our customers. As part of Bethel Woods Center for the 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.

    We are looking for a summer team to sell the merchandise for Pavilion stage performers.

     

    Duration: Summer/Fall 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 2 pm to 12 am. Meals are provided.
    • *Effective communication with customers, coworkers and managers.
    • Comfortable handling all register transactions.
    • Living within the area/have reliable 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. 

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 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.

  • Concert Sales Associate - Retail

    Do you want to be a part of Rock and Roll History? The Bethel Woods Museum Store at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is located on the site of the historic 1969 Woodstock Music Festival in Bethel NY.

    Our people make us great! Our friendly and enthusiastic sales team help create the best possible shopping experience for our customers. As part of Bethel Woods Center for the 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.

    We are looking for a summer team to sell the merchandise for Pavilion stage performers.

     

    Duration: Summer/Fall 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 2 pm to 12 am. Meals are provided.
    • *Effective communication with customers, coworkers and managers.
    • Comfortable handling all register transactions.
    • Living within the area/have reliable 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. 

  • Museum 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

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!