Assistant Movie Theater Manager

This is a unique opportunity to not only work for a movie theater, but also to be a part of starting a new business in Cortland NY.  Crown City Cinemas, formerly The Plaza 6 Cinemas, is under new ownership.  Come take on the challenge of turning this old theater around and make it into something the Cortland community can be proud of.

  • Initial hours will range between 6-20 hours a week, Monday-Sunday with primary hours Wednesday-Sunday.   
  • Shifts will be 2-6 hours long between 11am-10pm, with some infrequent exceptions. 
  • Pay will be hourly and based on experience and aptitude for the work.  

General managerial responsibilities 

  • Ensure the smooth operation of the theater including opening, closing, and all activities involved in showing movies and serving concessions. 
  • Maintains a clean environment that is free of dirt, clutter, and pests, and is visually appealing to customers. 
  •  The assistant manager must be capable and willing to do all activities that pertain to the operation of the theater. 
  • Responsible for some marketing efforts including weekly traditional advertising, updating marquis and posters, signage, and seasonal decorating.  
  • Handles customer service issues and strives to have every visitor to the theater have a great experience at an affordable price. 
  • Stocks concessions and supplies and tracks weekly and daily inventory according to company procedures. 
  • Deep cleans theater auditoriums, lobby, and concessions areas regularly and teams with other employees in accomplishing this task. 

Job Requirements and Skills 

  • Must be self-motivated 
  • Must be willing to learn technical skills (computer skills, concessions equipment, and projection equipment) 
  • Able to work hard and manage his or her time without direct oversight 
  • Must be able to do all work involved in running a theater including cleaning, stocking concessions, selling tickets and concessions to customers using a register and completing cash or credit transactions, dealing with customer service issues, updating marquis and posters, etc. 
  • Must be good at working on the computer, using spread sheets, word processing, email, as well as scheduling, answering phones, and event coordination 
  • Able to follow standardized procedures for operating the business 
  • Must be able to regularly lift 50lbs unassisted (i.e. pails of oil, bags of popcorn, and other large objects) 

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Crown City Cinemas
1130 NY-13
Cortland, NY 13045