Harkins Theatres is here to help you land the most exciting job ever!
The sixth largest movie theatre chain in the US is looking for talented employees with a desire to work in show business! Based in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona, Harkins Theatres is the oldest and largest privately owned and operated company in the industry. Harkins is renowned as an industry leader in quality, innovation, presentation and guest satisfaction with locations across the Southwest.
Harkins Theatres is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Harkins firmly believes its continued success depends on how well we cultivate the abilities of all our employees, regardless of race, citizenship, gender identity, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, age, disability that may be reasonably accommodated, family status, veteran’s status or any other status or condition protected by local, state or federal law. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, education and all other aspects of the Company’s employment practices.
Harkins Theatres is currently recruiting for the following positions:
Buyer - Food & Beverage
IT Programmer II
PlayCenter Team Member
Senior Engineering Technician
Positions now available in Arizona at Tucson, Yuma and Flagstaff! Our Management Team is responsible for the overall operations of the theatre including operating movie projectors, cash handling, Team supervision and development, guest service, etc.
Position Requirement: Minimum three years supervisory/management experience including cash handling, customer service and the ability to motivate and train employees.
Positions now available in Arizona at Gateway, Metrocenter, Norterra, Park West, Casa Grande and Yuma Palms; in California at our Chino Hills location; in Colorado at our Northfield location; in Texas at our Southlake location; and in Oklahoma at our Bricktown location! Our Management Team is responsible for the overall operations of the theatre including operating movie projectors, cash handling, team supervision and development, guest service, etc.
Position Requirement: Minimum one year supervisory/management experience including cash handling, customer service and the ability to motivate and train employees.
Buyer - Food & Beverage
The Buyer will support Harkins Theatres in procuring the best products at the best price; assist in managing Requests For Proposals (RFPs) and vendor Agreements; act as a liaison between theatre management and concession vendors; and assist with all aspects of concessions including product testing, invoice management, research and in-theatre promotions.
Position Requirement: Bachelor's degree in purchasing or supply chain management or 3+years of equivalent work experience; strong quantitative and analytical skills; project management skills; excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills; very organized and detail oriented; movie theatre experience a plus; ability to work with a team and/or independently; and working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010, including advanced skills with Excel.
IT Programmer II
Our IT Programmer II will develop, test, implement and maintain custom software applications, websites and systems using MS Visual Studio, ASP, HTML, XML and Java; design and develop database systems using MS SQL Server; test and debug new applications and modifications; identify, troubleshoot and resolve issues with third-party and custom applications, systems and processes; assist in researching solutions and technologies relating to software development; and develop reports and documentation for applications and systems.
Position Requirements: College diploma or university degree in a computer programming related field or high school diploma or equivalent and 5 years equivalent work experience; training and experience with MS SQL Server, MS Visual Studio .NET, HTML, XML, and Java; ability to work independently or with a team; and be organized and detail oriented.
Our Marketing Specialist is responsible for assisting in developing plans and executing projects and initiatives that support the short and long-term marketing strategy, collaborating with internal and external resources to support the growth and development of the Harkins Theatres brand; proposing briefs to guide projects including background, deliverables and budget, and assisting the director with monitoring and controlling all aspects of projects; maintains contact with vendor partners for project deliverables; assists with developing the marketing promotions calendar; assists the director with maintaining resources, tasks, contracts, scope, and budgets for projects; and supports and manages budgeting and invoice payment for vendor-related work.
Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree in marketing, business or related field plus 2-4 years work experience; excellent guest service and communication skills; ability to work independently and/or with a team; ability to multi-task; and be organized and detail oriented.
PlayCenter Team Member
Positions now available in Arizona at our Chander Fashion, Gateway Pavilions and Norterra locations; in California at our Chino Hills location; and in Texas at our Southlake location. Our PlayCenter Team Members ensure the safety, cleanliness and well-being of the children in the PlayCenter, interact and play with the children, register children into the center/database and maintain positive relationships with guests, their children and coworkers.
Position Requirement: 6-months of childcare experience, high school graduate or equivalent, MS Office skills, able to lift 30 pounds, cash handling skills and must be at least 18 years of age.
The Senior Engineering Technician's role is to maintain and troubleshoot various projection and sound systems, research new equipment and assist in its implementation, assist Director with department supervision, which includes; training, mentoring, performance evaluations and goal setting for technicians, develop and maintain good relationships with theatre managers, theatre equipment manufacturers and suppliers and must be available by phone and respond in a timely manner to emergencies and equipment issues calls, which include weekends and evenings.
Position Requirements: Candidates must have 10 years experience as a movie theatre projection and sound technician, or in a related field, 2 years experience in a supervisory capacity, training or experience in electronics troubleshooting repair, good computer skills and networking knowledge, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, reliable transportation, state required auto insurance and valid drivers' license.
Positions now available at our locations in Arizona, Colorado, Texas, California and Oklahoma. Our Team Members are responsible for the basic guest service jobs of the theatre, which includes; cleaning theatres and common areas (ushering), selling and/or preparing concession items (concessions), selling of tickets, gift cards and miscellaneous guest services items (box office) and tearing tickets and directing guests to the location of the movie-specific auditorium (door).
Position Requirements: Must be at least 16 years of age, project a positive attitude by smiling, effectively communicate, read/write English, work independently or with a team and available to work during our busiest times; holidays, weekends and summer months.
Our Team Leaders provide leadership, training, and mentoring to team members in their assigned areas; Concessions, Usher, Box Office.
Position Requirements: Must be at least 16 years of age, have 3+ months of guest services, retail or hospitality experience, leadership skills, the ability to master all team member responsibilities, project a positive attitude by smiling, effectively communicate, read/write English, work independently or with a team, and be available to work during our busiest times; holidays, weekends and summer months.