Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Positions

We are always in consideration of adding quality people to our part-time staffing, including areas in our box office and our event staff.

  • For box office employment opportunities please email boxofficestaffing@ptglive.com If you would like to be considered for a position in our Box Office, please include a copy of your resume along with your general availability. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • For event security employment opportunities please email securitystaffing@ptglive.com

General Requirements

  • High School Degree
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Great communication and customer service experience
  • Outgoing personality and professionalism with customers
  • Excellent organization and time management
  • Must be available to work weekends and evenings
  • Must be okay working in loud conditions as well as some heavy lifting
  • Hours are part-time and can vary dramatically week to week with the possibility of up to 30 hours per week during our busy season - the perfect job for students, or those who already have another full or part-time job
  • Interest, degree track, or participation in any facet of the live music or entertainment industry a plus, but not required

Please email your resume and general availability to eventstaffstaffing@ptglive.com to be considered for this position.

*Due to a high volume of applicants, we may not respond to every inquiry at the time it is submitted. However, we will keep all resumes on file and may reach out for an interview when there is a future opening.

Lighting Director/Electrician

Overview:

A part-time hourly position consisting of mostly evening hours on weekends. Mandatory vaccination is required. Present from start to finish for 90% of 150 shows a year primarily at assigned venue however able to work any PTG Live events. Maintain department assets, manage workflow, and maintain primary venue infrastructure, and follow show procedure. All employee handbook benefits apply.
 

  • Large Scale lighting design and setup
  • Complex lighting operation control utilizing MA, ETC, High End, Martin, and Avoloites
  • Truss rigging and cable design and setup
  • Professional understanding of lighting components Source 4 lekos, Pars, Fresnel’s, CYC, LED, Moving Lights. Clearcom and Follow spots
  • Electrical knowledge of load balancing and distribution of large 3 phase power systems
  • Awareness of industry-standard OSHA regulation, ANSI standards, and NEC.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer and IT in both Mac and PC
  • Self-motivated friendly strong communication skills
  • Willingness to teach potential future employees
  • Artistic problem solving of both people and equipment
  • Strong passion of Music
     

Interested applicants should send their resume and general availability to employment@ptglive.com  

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Venue Production Manager

Overview:

A full-time position consisting of mostly evening hours on weekend.  Mandatory vaccination is required.  Present from start to finish for 90% of 150 shows a year primarily at assigned venue however able to work any PTG Live events. Advance 150-200 shows a year with clients. Expected to operate sound and lights when the need arises.  Maintain venue production staff scheduling, manage department assets, negotiate with third-party production services, and maintain primary venue infrastructure, and follow show procedure. All employee handbook benefits apply. 

  • Full club scale knowledge of all production of audio, lighting, video, rigging and venue.
  • Capable of operating sound, lights, and facilities infrastructure.
  • Clerical scheduling and organization of events.
  • Awareness of industry-standard OSHA regulation, ANSI standards, and NEC.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer and IT in both Mac and PC
  • Self-motivated friendly strong communication skills
  • Willingness to teach potential future employees
  • Artistic problem solving of both people and equipment
  • Strong passion of Music

Interested applicants should send their resume and general availability to employment@ptglive.com  

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Venue Audio Operator

Overview:

A full time hourly position consisting of mostly evening hours on weekends. Mandatory
vaccination is required. Present from start to finish for 90% of 125 shows a year primarily at
assigned venue however able to work any PTG Live events. Maintain department assets,
manage workflow, maintain primary venue infrastructure, and follow show procedure.
 

  • Large scale audio design and setup
  • Complex audio operation control utilizing Digico, Avid, Yamaha, Midas, L’Acoustic, and D&B
  • Truss rigging and cable design and setup
  • Professional understanding of audio components Consoles, Crossovers, Mics, & Clearcom
  • Electrical knowledge of load balancing and distribution of large 3 phase power systems
  • Awareness of industry-standard OSHA regulation, ANSI standards, and NEC.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer and IT in both Mac and PC
  • Self-motivated friendly strong communication skills
  • Willingness to teach potential future employees
  • Artistic problem solving of both people


Interested applicants should send their resume and general availability to employment@ptglive.com  

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Media Buyer

Overview:

The Pabst Theater Group (PTG Live Events LLC) in Milwaukee Wisconsin is seeking an organized, self-motivated, team player who is a sharp Media Buyer. This person will collaborate with the marketing team to place media and provide the team with best practices in the dynamic world of ad buying. This position will purchase Radio, TV, Outdoor, and Digital Media. This position will help to ensure that the advertising is placed in a timely manner and creative is sent out for all media buys. This person must have working knowledge of Facebook and Google Ad campaigns. This is a full-time position based in Milwaukee, WI.
 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Purchase all Digital Media - Social Media, Spotify, Google, Ad Roll, Bands In Town, YouTube, OTT/CTV etc. 
  • Purchase Partner Posts on Social Media and provide targeting and assets 
  • Purchase Radio, TV, Outdoor 
  • Manage production of all Digital artwork, Radio spots, and TV spots 
  • Traffic all Digital ads, Radio spots, and TV spots 
  • Create ad packs
     

Compensation and Benefits:

This position includes health, dental and vision insurance benefits, participation in company 401k program, participation in company bonus program. Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should send their resume and general availability to employment@ptglive.com  

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Artist Hospitality Staff

Overview:
PTG Live Events, LLC, more commonly known as The Pabst Theater Group, is a multi-faceted entertainment organization that hosts over 600 live events annually across four venues in downtown Milwaukee: Pabst Theater, Riverside Theater, Turner Hall Ballroom, and The Backroom @ Colectivo. The Pabst Theater Group is dedicated to providing top-notch hospitality to world-class artists and patrons alike.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Set up/attend to meal service

  • Set up dressing rooms/clean & break down dressing rooms at end of night

  • Laundry, dishes, cleaning as needed

 

Qualifications:

High School Degree

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older

  • Great communication and customer service experience

  • Outgoing personality and professionalism with customers

  • Excellent organization and time management

  • Must be available to work weekends and evenings

  • Must be okay working in loud conditions as well as some heavy lifting

  • Hours are part-time and can vary dramatically week to week with the possibility of up to

    30 hours per week during our busy season - the perfect job for students, or those who

    already have another full or part-time job

  • Interest, degree track, or participation in any facet of the live music or entertainment industry a plus, but not required
     

Interested applicants should send their resume and general availability to employment@ptglive.com  

Email

Onsite Marketing Representative

Career minded students seeking experience, newly graduated encouraged

  • Handle budget and planning for street marketing hits and retail runs

  • Create & print flyers and posters for street marketing

  • Handle on-site set up & proof of performance/photos for Sponsorship

  • Handle on-site set up for Radio stations, Meet & Greets, Etc

  • Handle on-site set up for press with artist management

  • Handle on-site set up for venue VIP activations

  • Schedule in venue TV screens & order artwork for shows

  • Take night of show photos & videos / content for social media

  • Manage list of important contacts attending each show

 

Interested applicants should send their resume and general availability to employment@ptglive.com  

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Event Staff

Description:

We are looking for individuals who are looking to learn and work in multiple facets of the entertainment industry. Applicants should have a strong interest in working in music and entertainment, be flexible to working nights and weekends, and willingness to adapt to dynamic working conditions.

Requirements

  • High School Degree
  • Applicants must be 18 years or age or older
  • Great communication and customer service
  • Outgoing personality and ability to work with a team
  • Physical ability to lift up 50 lbs.
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends

Interested applicants should send their resume and general availability to eventstaff@ptglive.com

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Box Office Staff

Description:

We are looking for individuals who are comfortable in a customer service setting and have flexible working during our normal business hours (Monday-Friday from Noon-6:30pm) in addition to nights and weekends. Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus, but not required.

Requirements

  • High School Degree
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Great communication and customer service experience
  • Outgoing personality and professionalism with customers
  • Excellent organization and time management
  • Must be available to work weekends

Interested applicants should send their resume and general availability to boxofficestaffing@ptglive.com.

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Bartender*

Description

Working in a fast-paced environment, you will be serving beverages and concessions in high volume while also providing exceptional customer service.

Requirements

  • Heavy service industry experience is strongly preferred
  • Applicants should have a flexible schedule. Hours are part-time and can vary dramatically week to week with the possibility of up to 30 hours per week during our busy season, the perfect job for students, or those who already have another full or part-time job
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to lift/carry 10+ lbs and be on your feet for extended periods of time

Interested applicants should send their resume and general availability to bar@ptglive.com

Email

*Due to a high volume of applicants, we may not respond to every inquiry at the time it is submitted.

However, we will keep all resumes on file and may reach out for an interview when there is a future opening.

Bar Back

Description

Working in a fast-paced environment, you will be supporting the bartending staff by setting up bars for a service shift, stocking product, and performing some light cleaning.

Requirements

  • Some service industry experience is strongly preferred
  • Applicants should have a flexible schedule. Hours are part-time and can vary dramatically week to week with the possibility of up to 30 hours per week during our busy season, the perfect job for students, or those who already have another full or part-time job
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to lift/carry 10+ lbs and be on your feet for extended periods of time

Interested applicants should send their resume and general availability to bar@ptglive.com

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Ushers

If you are interested in joining our pool of ushers, please take a moment to fill out this short form: Ushers Signup Form.

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General Inquiries

For all other inquiries email employment@ptglive.com or write to:

  • Attn: Human Resources
    Pabst Theater
    144 E Wells
    Milwaukee WI 53202

*Due to a high volume of applicants, we may not respond to every inquiry at the time it is submitted. However, we will keep all resumes on file and may reach out for an interview when there is a future opening.