Careers

At The Clyde Theatre — as at Sweetwater, our parent company — we combine a passion for music and the arts with a commitment to give every single guest an unforgettable experience every time. If this sounds like something you'd like to be a part of, check out these opportunities to join our rock star team.

Current Openings

Marketing Director +

The Clyde Theatre/The Club Room at The Clyde (A Sweetwater Company) is seeking a Marketing Director. The Clyde is one of the Midwest's newest music and entertainment destinations, offering cutting-edge sound and lighting designed in conjunction with Sweetwater, two separate music venues hosting national, regional, and local entertainment, and a brand-new on-site bar and restaurant with a fun and casual vibe.

If you are an energetic, strategic thinker and a passionate achiever with a strong background in Marketing in the music/entertainment industry, you might be just who we are looking for! As Marketing Director, you'll lead a team and drive strategy for marketing concerts, live entertainment, and events at The Clyde. Come and be a part of a world-class team committed to providing outstanding live music and memorable experiences!

The Marketing Director reports to the venue's Executive Director and will be responsible for overseeing and directing all marketing functions, including advertising, promotions, PR, social media, media buying for concerts and live entertainment shows, and developing events and non traditional programming in and around the venue. The Director will provide financial oversight and manage budgets and spending for the overall Marketing function as well as individual shows and events. The Marketing Director and team will be responsible for building strong relationships and effective communication with partners throughout the market. The Director will lead and develop the Marketing team – guiding, mentoring, and providing positive leadership to foster an environment of open communication and effective teamwork. The Marketing Director is responsible for developing the overall Marketing strategy and program, identifying opportunities, building and promoting The Clyde brand, and is ultimately responsible for the results of all advertising, marketing, promotion, social media, and community relations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Music Industry, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience marketing live music/entertainment industry required
  • Ability to work day, evening, and weekend hours based on the needs of daily business operations and events
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills to professionally present marketing concepts and strategies to artist management and the public
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Maintain a positive public/professional profile at all times
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Outstanding leadership qualities and abilities
  • Ability to recognize and define problems, collect information, establish facts, and implement innovative solutions
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Production Specialist —
Lighting Operator +

The Clyde Theater is looking for a Production Specialist — Lighting Operator that will serve as on-site production support, responsible for the lighting design, programming, and operation for live events ranging from ballroom-style meetings to concerts and other special events. The successful candidate will have a diverse background as a live production engineer demonstrating deep systems knowledge, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to remain calm, focused, and troubleshoot in a fast-paced production environment. The ideal candidate will have an impeccable focus and drive to constantly improve the customer experience.

This is a part-time position that will require working a varied schedule including evenings and weekends. Potential for full-time for a candidate with the right skill sets.

Responsibilities Include

  • Promptly, thoroughly, and professionally communicate with team, customers, and business partners in order to ensure successful execution of events
  • Translate CAD lighting designs into plots and contribute in the execution of the design
  • Contribute as a subject matter expert in the field of event/entertainment lighting design
  • Design, program, and operate live events with autonomy, taking the artist/customers' ideas and delivering an outstanding product
  • Understanding and execution of rigging, load calculations, and chain hoist operation
  • Ensure industry best practices are followed with a safety-first mindset
  • Proactively engage with production team to pursue process improvements and search out opportunities to help others improve skillsets and knowledge base
  • Assist Production Manager with leading a team

Pre-event

  • Event setup and technical coordination of assigned systems
  • Recommend technical resource scheduling for equipment and labor script
  • Thorough testing of equipment ahead of event
  • Deliver clear communications to all team members

Event Execution

  • L1 technical services for assigned events
  • Optimizing systems for the best quality attainable
  • Technical leadership of the lighting and lighting teams
  • Dynamically flex to client needs and changes

Post-event

  • Assist with strike of event space(s), ensuring correct equipment handling and storage
  • Participate in post-event feedback discussions/surveys

Basic Qualifications

  • Positive, team oriented with a “can-do” attitude, willing to jump in anywhere as needed to support the team and the needs of our customers
  • Strong understanding of live event processes
  • Experience in event AV, especially in lighting and control systems
  • Familiarity with Avolights, GrandMA, and Chamsys Consoles
  • Proficiency with lighting, truss builds, and staging systems
  • Focused, organized, and effective in stressful environments
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite/AutoCAD/Vector Works
  • Adaptive and flexible
  • Ability to work across multiple teams and cultures
  • Resourceful and quick to take initiative
  • Able to prioritize while multi-tasking under pressure and within short time constraints
  • Self-directed and able to manage tasks individually, but also interface well with customers and team members
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to occasionally adjust work schedule to business needs
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and move quickly between locations

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2–4 year degree in A/V, technical theatre, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to busk live music events
  • Art-net/sACN Knowledge
  • Ability to troubleshoot/repair lighting fixtures
  • Power Distribution systems and calculating power loads and needs
  • Ability to call followspots
  • Extensive Rigging experience, ETCP Certification
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Bartender +

As a bartender at The Clyde, your primary responsibility is making sure that every guest has an amazing experience by providing fast, friendly, and over-the-top customer service. Opportunities are available in both The Clyde Theatre (fast-paced beverage service during concerts) or in The Club Room at The Clyde (bar/restaurant/entertainment venue environment). In either role, key qualifications are a friendly and approachable demeanor and a passion for guest service. Previous bartending experience, including product knowledge and familiarity with terminology relative to domestic and import beers, various types of wine, premium and brand-name spirits, garnishes, and beverage presentations, is required. Knowledge of/compliance with best practices for responsible alcohol serving is also required. Positions are part-time, and you must be available to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must be age 21+ and have or obtain alcohol permit.

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Server +

If you have a passion for service, hospitality, and making sure that your guests have a fun and memorable experience, we have an opportunity for you! We are looking for friendly faces who are enthusiastic and excited about being a part of our team. As a cocktail server at The Clyde Theatre or food & beverage server at The Club Room at The Clyde, you'll deliver excellent customer service while developing a comprehensive knowledge of our food & beverage menus. You will maintain effective communication with the kitchen and front of house staff to ensure teamwork, service efficiency, and the highest levels of guest satisfaction. You'll provide ongoing table maintenance for guests, proactively attending to their every need before they have to ask. Additional responsibilities include maintaining cleanliness and complying with responsible alcohol service guidelines, using POS system and cash handling. Previous serving experience in a full-service, high-quality restaurant/lounge strongly preferred. Positions are part-time and require availability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must be 21+ and have or obtain alcohol permit.

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Part-time Line / Prep Cook +

The right person for our kitchen as a line or prep cook must have a guest-centric attitude and a passion for creating a memorable guest experience. Must be proficient at multiple stations including prep, fry, saute, and grill. The ideal candidate will have a positive and professional demeanor with the ability to work effectively on a team. This individual will possess good communication skills to interact with team members and with guests as necessary. Responsible for set up, stocking supplies, prepping food for service, maintaining strict food and sanitation standards, and inspecting all finished product to ensure proper quality and presentation. Previous full-service, high-quality restaurant experience or combination of culinary education/experience is preferred. ServSafe license preferred. Positions are part-time, and you must have availability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.

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Housekeeping +

The Clyde Theatre/The Club Room at The Clyde are currently hiring for our Housekeeping team! Opportunities are available to work part-time during concerts and events (primarily evenings and weekends) as well as early morning/daytime hours doing routine daily detail cleaning of our facilities.

In this role you will:

  • Work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment to ensure that guests at The Clyde Theatre and The Club Room experience the utmost level of cleanliness.
  • Event cleaning staff are responsible for upkeep of the facility while guests are in the house, including cleanup of spills, emptying trash, cleaning restrooms and restocking supplies, and other general cleaning as needed.
  • Daytime cleaning team members handle the detail cleaning, including thoroughly cleaning restrooms, floors, dining and serving areas, office and lobby areas as needed within our facilities.
  • Other duties such as setup/tear-down of chairs, removing trash from parking lot, etc. may also be required

We are seeking:

  • Energetic, proactive individuals with a positive attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Friendly demeanor with good communication skills for interacting with the team and guests
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. frequently and up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
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Host / Hostess (The Club Room) +

If you have a passion for service, hospitality, and seeing that your guests have a fun and memorable experience, we have an opportunity for you! We are looking for friendly, smiling faces who are enthusiastic and excited about being a part of our team. As a Host or Hostess at The Club Room at The Clyde, you'll be responsible for welcoming and seating arriving guests, creating a positive first impression and attending to any special needs or requests, and thanking them as they exit. Additional duties include answering telephone calls and assisting other front of house team members with any tasks necessary to be sure that our guests receive service that exceeds their expectations. Key qualifications include a positive and professional demeanor, excellent communication skills, confidence, and the ability to proactively address guest needs as well as work as part of a team.

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Box Office Associate +

Our Box Office/Front of House staff members are the first point of contact for our guests as the friendly faces of The Clyde Theatre!

In this role you will be primarily responsible for:

  • Selling tickets at the ticket window
  • Scanning tickets for guest entry
  • Serving as an usher
  • Other related tasks as needed

Key qualifications are:

  • A friendly and approachable demeanor
  • A passion for providing amazing guest service
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Previous cash handling experience is a strong plus

Positions are part-time and you must be available to work a flexible, event-based schedule including evenings and weekends.

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