Despite the growth of online media, cinema chains in the United States are experiencing an upturn in fortunes. This has been greatly helped by out of town cinema complexes and also dine-in movie theaters. There are many part time cinema jobs and you can fill in an online job application form to get started in a career working in a cinema.
There are cinema job openings for food and beverage, cashier, cinema attendant, cleaners, assistant managers and also managers. These can be entry level jobs and many are ideal for people who are looking for part time work. You may have to work late however and you must also be prepared to work weekends and during holiday periods.
A cashier will issue tickets to the general public and also answer and questions that customers may have about the films being shown. You must be comfortable in dealing with the public and also be confident in handling money and giving customers their change.
There are also cinema career opportunities for managers and assistant managers. Many of the cinema chains have excellent training schemes and many prefer to promote their own staff into managerial roles. The manager is responsible for the day to day running of the cinema and also the training and supervising of the staff.
Cleaners clean the cinema after every screening of a film and then when the cinema is closed at the end of the day they also give it another clean to make sure that it is clean and tidy for the start of the next working day.
Many cinemas sell food and beverages and so there is also a need for food and beverage staff. Recently some cinemas have started providing a dine in service and in these facilities, there are jobs for cooks and serving staff.
There are also career opportunities working in the head office for accountants, clerical staff, payroll and senior management. You can apply online and fill in a cinema application form to start working in this entertainment industry.