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Phone: 732-842-9000
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, New Jersey 07701

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Count Basie Theatre, Inc.
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, New Jersey 07701
Administration 732-224-8778 x105
Fax 732-842-9323
E-mail unless otherwise noted.
Please do not call to follow up your resume or application. When a position is available that may be suited to your particular skills, we will contact you. The Count Basie Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. 


Marketing - Graphic and Multimedia Design (Full Time)
The Historic Count Basie Theatre seeks an experienced graphic designer with HTML familiarity to join its marketing department. This is primarily a design position with the additional responsibility of managing web content for the theatre’s web page(s).

The ideal candidate:
- Thrives in a team environment, and recognizes that participation in such a dynamic is as important to the Basie as is their skillset;
- Possesses a BA in graphic design, with fluent familiarity and experience in the entire Adobe Design suite, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator;
- Has experience in design for advertising. Entertainment / events experience a plus.
- Has familiarity and comfort with publication design and the ability to work with vendors ranging in size from local print shops to high-volume, heat press print houses;
- Has a working knowledge of HTML to the point of being able to handle data entry for a customized CMS;
- Is fluent on both Mac and Windows-based systems;
- Is “current” with a portfolio to prove it;
- Has strict attention to detail and able to multi-task;
- Is comfortable taking direction with other people’s art and specifications, as well as with presenting their own ideas and creativity.
- Thrives in a team environment and is comfortable collaborating with Basie marketing and entire CBT team(s).
- Experience in video production (Final Cut) and photography / videography is desired.
- Experience in a nonprofit environment is helpful but not necessary.

Job responsibilities:
- Design as it relates to all print ads, including newspaper, magazine, journal and other forms of display advertising.
- Work closely with Marketing Director and Interactive Marketing Manager on design as it relates to video advertising, including font and image presentation for video and digital media.
- Work closely with Development staff to design and detail as it relates to the set-up and publication of Showtime, the theatre’s quarterly playbill journal.
- Design and set-up of other collaterals, such as high-end invitations, direct mail pieces and display posters.
- Data entry maintenance of the company’s Web site. This will require basic HTML skills.
- Other projects and activities as assigned by the Director of Marketing and Public Relations.
As the theatre is in the business of arts education and entertainment, a flexible schedule is required as there will be several weekend or evening events/festivals throughout the year. Please send a resume, a link to your design and advertising / presentation work and a cover letter listing salary requirements to Resumes without an indication of salary requirement will not be considered. Regretfully, we will only be able to contact those candidates who best meet the prerequisites listed above.

Usher (Part Time)
The Count Basie Theatre is seeking friendly, professional, and motivated ushers with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Ushers must be knowledgeable about the theatre, its policies, and programs. This is a part-time position and the number of hours worked is dependent upon several factors including experience, availability, and scheduling needs.
Qualifications: Excellent communication and customer service skills, friendly and positive manner, and physical ability to stand and seat patrons. Qualified ushers will also be expected to scan tickets, assist with merchandise selling, and help with special events.
Box Office Representative (Part Time)
The Count Basie Theatre is seeking motivated, professional, customer service oriented Box Office Sales Representatives. A Box Office Sales Representative is on the front lines for the Count Basie Theatre. This position is a resource of knowledge for upcoming performances, programs, special events, and an expert in customer service. This is a part-time position and hours will vary based on the theatre’s schedule. Box Office Representatives must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends.
Qualifications: Excellent communication, customer service skills, and computer knowledge, a pleasant phone manner and previous box office or ticketing software experience is a plus. Salary is hourly and based on experience.
Showtime Advertising Sales Representative
100% Commission Payment Structure
The Basie Team is looking for a self-motivated, articulate, creative and enthusiastic sales person to join our Showtime Advertising Sales Team. Your hours are your own, your earning potential is limited only by your ability to sell. Please visit Showtime on our website for a virtual tour of Showtime, our advertisers and advertising sales brochure. Please direct inquiries to: Shannon Eadon, Director of Development at
Bartenders (Part Time)
The Count Basie Theatre maintains a roster of experienced bartenders to work with the regular bar staff on an as-needed basis. Working hours are typically from 5 or 6PM to about 11PM. Experience in an upscale restaurant or nightclub atmosphere is highly desired. Scheduling is flexible. Send resumes and at least three references from previous employers to the Bar Manager at the address above.
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