Employment Opportunities at Bethel Woods

We’re always looking for high-energy, dedicated individuals to join our team of dedicated professionals - made up of individuals who truly believe in our mission, vision, and values.

Employees at Bethel Woods

Our career openings span from full-time positions to internships and seasonal employment. Check out our open positions below. We look forward to learning more about you.

Bethel Woods Hiring Policy

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

Full-Time Positions

  • Program Associate

    Job Purpose:
    The Program Associate is an integral position within the department of Museum Education and Creative Programs, reporting to and working closely with the Senior Director of Museum Education and Creative Programs and Program staff to support the planning and execution of mission-based programs. This position is involved with a wide range of programs for diverse audiences, including school groups, adults, and youth/teen/family programs, relating to the content of The Museum of Bethel Woods and celebrating our identified lessons of the ‘60s: individual expression, heightened cultural engagement, and social consciousness, empowerment, and inspiration. This position will work on logistics and operations aspects of programming support for the department.

    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.

    SPECIAL DUTIES/TASKS:

    • 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

    Special Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
    • Program 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 cover letter and resume to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org with “Program Associate: [Your Name]” as the subject.

  • Senior Director of Finance

    The Senior Director of Finance and Accounting is responsible for the management of the day to day accounting and financial operations of the Center.

    Special Duties/Tasks

    • Establish and maintain GAAP-compliant accounting policies and procedures, while monitoring effective internal controls
    • Direct financial audits and assist with external compliance/regulatory reporting
    • Ensure timely reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts and routine P&L analysis
    • Accurate and timely dissemination of financial information and management reports, reviewing variances and initiating corrective actions
    • Oversee disbursement activities and monitor daily cash flow position
    • Complies with federal, state and local compliance requirements by studying new and existing legislation
    • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
    • Review expenses and make suggestions to contain costs and review options
    • Provide leadership, mentoring and coaching to the accounting team and others as needed
    • Oversee the activities of the accounting and box office group to maximize productivity
    • Provide recommendations for procedural improvements
    • Preparation and consolidation of departmental budgets
    • Act as an integrated, collaborative member of the management team

    Special Requirements

    • BS/BA in Finance and/or Accounting
    • 10 years of accounting or finance experience required; managerial experience preferred
    • Ability to prepare financial reports and statements
    • Not for profit experience preferred
    • Must have strong computer skills and advanced Excel skills
    • Experience in with financial software (Great Plains and Jet Reporting preferred)
    • Must be able to communicate with all levels of the organization

    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org with “Senior Director of Finance: [Your Name]” as the subject.

Part-Time Positions

  • Concert Retail Associate

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

    Requirements of the job include:

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

    The top applicants will have the following qualifications:

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

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

    Please submit resume with recommendations to lance@skyretailpartners.com.

  • 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)
       

    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.

Seasonal Positions

  • Box Office/Welcome Desk Staff

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Minimum Qualifications:

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

    Quality Standards:

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

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org., or via mail to:

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

  • Event Security

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

    Minimum Qualifications:

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

    Quality Standards:

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

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

    New York State Mandated Licensing

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org.

  • Grounds Staff

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Minimum Qualifications:

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

    Quality Standards:

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

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org., or via mail to:

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

  • Housekeeping Staff

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Minimum Qualifications:

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

    Quality Standards:

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

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org., or via mail to:

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

  • Logistics Staff

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

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

    Job Description:

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

    Concert Responsibilities- Day Crew

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

    Requirements

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

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org., or via mail to:

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

  • Overnight Staff

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Minimum Qualifications:

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

    Quality Standards:

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

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org., or via mail to:

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

  • Parking Staff

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

    Responsibilities:

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

    Minimum Qualifications:

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

    Quality Standards:

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

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org., or via mail to:

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

  • Seasonal Tractor Operator

    Responsibilities Include: 

    • Batwing-mowing (tractor mowing) at Bethel Woods sites.

    Requirements:

    • Must have a minimum of 3 years of verifiable experience on a 15' batwing mower and tractor.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
    • Must be in good physical condition and willing to work outdoors on a tractor-batwing mower.
    • Must be able to perform job tasks safely on a tractor-batwing mower.

    How to apply:

    Email the following materials to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org with “Seasonal Tractor Operator : [Your Name]” as the subject:

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

Internships

  • Accounting Intern

    Job Purpose:

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    How to apply:

    Email the following materials to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org with “Accounting Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

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

  • High School Internship - Studio at the Woods

    Job Purpose:

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

    Special Requirements:

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

    How to apply:

    Email the following materials to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org with “High School Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

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

    Please be sure your materials above include the following information:

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

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

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

  • Museum Ambassador Intern

    Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is currently seeking an intern for its Museum Education and Creative Programs (MECP) department for the 2019 summer term. Interns will provide support for Bethel Woods’ Museum Education and Creative Programs team with primary responsibilities in the research, development, and execution of a Museum Ambassador program. Museum Ambassadors will be the public-facing staff to welcome our summer camp and school field trips and the public.

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

    Requirements:

    The ideal candidate will possess a collaborative approach to working across departments and be open-minded and adaptable. In addition, we seek the following skills and experience:

    • Experience working with youth, lifelong learners, a public audience with an interest in public programming, accessibility, and community engagement.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Flexible work schedule and reliable transportation (some evening and weekends required as aligned with the Museum schedule)
    • Applicants should be college students or recent graduates.

    To apply please submit a cover letter to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org that introduces and details your interest in joining as an intern, a resume, and contact information for three references and your relationship to them.

  • Production Intern

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

    The Production Intern will be responsible for:

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

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

    Requirements:

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

    How to apply:

    Email the following materials to hr@bethelwoodscenter.org with “Production Internship: [Your Name]” as the subject:

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

Spectra Food Service Positions

  • Cashier

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

    Essential Job Functions:

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

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to Sarah_Shirdon@comcastspectacor.com  or via mail to:

    Spectra Food Services
    P.O. Box 223

    Bethel, NY 12720

  • Catering Server

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

    Essential Job Functions:

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

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to Sarah_Shirdon@comcastspectacor.com  or via mail to:

    Spectra Food Services
    P.O. Box 223

    Bethel, NY 12720

  • Concessions Cook

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

    Essential Job Functions:

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

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to Sarah_Shirdon@comcastspectacor.com  or via mail to:

    Spectra Food Services
    P.O. Box 223

    Bethel, NY 12720

  • Concessions Runner

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

    Essential Job Functions:

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

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

    If under 18, must possess valid working papers.

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to Sarah_Shirdon@comcastspectacor.com  or via mail to:

    Spectra Food Services
    P.O. Box 223

    Bethel, NY 12720

  • Kitchen Cook

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

    Essential Job Functions:

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

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to Sarah_Shirdon@comcastspectacor.com  or via mail to:

    Spectra Food Services
    P.O. Box 223

    Bethel, NY 12720

  • Warehouse Worker

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

    Essential Job Functions:

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

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

    To begin the process interested applicants, should submit a completed application to Sarah_Shirdon@comcastspectacor.com  or via mail to:

    Spectra Food Services
    P.O. Box 223

    Bethel, NY 12720

Bindy Bazaar Museum Shop Positions

  • Concert Sales Associate - Retail

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

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

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

     Requirements Include:

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

    The top applicants will have the following qualifications:

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

    How to apply:

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

  • Museum Sales Associate - Retail

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

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

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

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

    Position Preferences / Requirements Include:

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

    The top applicants will have the following qualifications:

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

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

  • Retail Website/E-Commerce/Social Media Associate

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

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

    Responsibilities include:  

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

    Position Preferences / Requirements Include:

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

    The top applicants will have the following qualifications:

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

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

  • Sales Assistant Manager - Retail

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

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

     Requirements Include:

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

    Qualifications & Skills:

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

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