Get Even Closer to the Arts: Jobs at CAPA

It takes a lot of behind-the-scenes effort to bring quality entertainment to Columbus. CAPA is a great opportunity to go beyond the stage and learn about the arts from the inside out.

CAPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Job summary: CAPA seeks a full-time Digital Marketing Coordinator to be responsible for digital initiatives for CAPA, Broadway in Columbus, Festival Latino, and the organizations that CAPA provides shared services to—including CATCO, Columbus Symphony, Drexel Theatre, Lincoln Theatre Association, McCoy Center for the Arts, and Opera Columbus.


  • Manages website and development of social media, email marketing and analytics of all digital incentives across our organizations
  • Provides thought leadership on digital marketing trends and opportunities
  • Assists in coordinating and producing videos for online use
  • Supervises the digital media assistant position


  • Bachelor's degree required; concentration in computer science, design, marketing, or communications is preferred
  • Previous website management experience
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite (CS5 and higher), including Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Proficiency with Google Analytics and Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS; JavaScript is a plus
  • Familiarity with a variety of CMS and email marketing platforms
  • Familiarity with online management systems, including HootSuite and online form builders
  • Working knowledge of social media including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, and Snapchat
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized, accurate, and efficient
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously


To Apply: Email resume and cover letter with salary requirements to

Concessions Bartender

Job summary: The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts seeks a part-time Bartender to provide exemplary service to patrons during events located at our various theatres.


  • Maintains guest service standards & procedures
  • Resolves guest's complaints/issues or directs to appropriate supervisory personnel
  • Understands alcohol management, including procedures for checking ID's, recognizing personal limits of guests
  • Maintains accurate and secure cash handling skills while verifying opening bank account, proceeds generated and post-event closing bank account
  • Assists with cost control of product through proper pour techniques
  • Maintains stock of bars before, during and after events while communicating needs to food & beverage manager
  • Maintains cleanliness of bars and storage areas
  • Oversees concession volunteers while working in tandem


  • High School Diploma
  • Prior experience in guest relations, hospitality and fiscal responsibility
  • Maintain certification in approved alcohol seller/server course
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to do basic math quickly
  • Knowledgeable of applicable Ohio Liquor Laws
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. or more
  • Ability to work at all 5 theatres (Ohio, Palace, Southern, Riffe Center and Lincoln), the Columbus Commons and Festival Latino

Special Information: Shifts and hours vary depending on the schedule of performances.

To Apply: Please email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to

Concessions Barback

Job summary: The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts seeks a Concession Barback to set and maintain concession stands before, during, and after performances at our various Theatres.


  • Performs event set up on the night of performance
  • Cleans and stocks concession products prior to performance
  • Maintains bar stock and responds to the needs of the bartenders during performance
  • Secures all product and cleans concession areas at the end of the performance
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma
  • Prior experience in guest relations, hospitality, and fiscal responsibility
  • Works well with others and maintains a professional appearance during events
  • Self-motivated

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to arrive 2 hours before the start of performance to complete event set up duties
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs. or more
  • Ability to climb stairs repeatedly throughout the course of performances
  • Ability to work primarily at the Ohio and Palace Theatres, as well as our other venues on occasion (The Southern Theatre, Riffe Center, Lincoln Theatre, The Columbus Commons, and Festival Latino)


Special Information: Shifts and hours vary depending on the schedule of performances.

To Apply: Please email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to

Marketing Internship - Summer 2017

CAPA seeks a high energy, motivated professional to join its marketing team as a CAPA marketing intern. The ideal candidate is passionate about advancing performing arts and has a desire to work with traditional and digital marketing. This is an unpaid internship with a time commitment of May-August.

What You Will Learn

  • Creating long term social media plans and marketing calendars
  • Tracking social media and email analytics
  • Creating engaging online content
  • Grassroots distribution of marketing materials
  • Planning and assisting with CAPA events
  • Relationship building and teamwork within a fast-paced office environment
  • Other duties as assigned

What We Are Looking For:

  • Individuals who are passionate about the arts
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, and Hootsuite
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task on a day-to-day basis
  • Excellent and professional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with Photoshop, HTML, and Google Analytics preferred

Special Requirements

  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Must have reliable transportation and own a laptop and smart phone
  • CAPA background check required

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter (including availability) and resume to by March 31, 2017.
*No phone calls, please.

Owner and operator of downtown Columbus' historic Ohio, Palace, and Southern Theatres, and manager of the Riffe Center Theatre Complex, Lincoln Theatre, and Shubert Theatre (New Haven, CT), the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) is a non-profit, award-winning presenter of national and international performing arts and entertainment. For more information, visit