Employment: Projectionist and Facilities Manager

Now hiring—full-time position

Tropic Cinema, a non-profit arthouse cinema located in the heart of old town Key West, Florida, is seeking a proactive and logical Projectionist and Technology Manager to oversee the digital projection and playback at our 5-screen house (including outdoor screening capability), and to coordinate facilities management. The ideal candidate understands how to maintain a seamless audio-visual experience for our patrons and guests.

Responsibilities Include:

Tech and Film Content Management

  • Maintain the A/V and digital systems at the venue, taking ownership to ensure everything is fully operational
  • Coordinate and oversee the delivery and ingestion of all content and test and make ready to play in all theaters (standard film digital files, hard-files, pre-film clips, etc.)
  • Update spreadsheets and content folders, and coordinate pre-roll/advertising content
  • Oversee telecommunications, IT, and POS (Veezi) 

Projection Staff and Facilities Management

  • Schedule and evaluate part-time projectionists
  • Update and maintain marquee, poster boxes, run times, and schedule of films
  • Oversee basic facility management including utilities, waste removal, cleaning crew, services
  • Schedule contractors (plumbers, electricians, equipment repair, other trades, etc.) as needed

Guest Experience

  • Ensure each show is run to the agreed standard for guests and coordinate with to Executive Director and staff
  • Be ready to help all guests, proactively assessing and anticipating needs and resolving issues 

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Character Traits

  • Experience in AV Tech management a plus
  • Proficient in Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a truly cross-functional manner
  • Be mindful of the bigger picture
  • Ability to think critically and execute tasks efficiently
  • Strong organizational skills and planning capabilities
  • Exceptional initiation and follow-through
  • Likes people and has a sense of humor
  • Respectful and fair

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to info@tropiccinema.com. Contact info@tropiccinema.com with any questions.