Circus Smirkus
Greensboro, VT

Expires: 08/20/19

Job Dates

June to August 2019


$450 per week

Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour staff experience firsthand the excitement and adventures of being part of a traditional touring youth circus. Teamwork, a good attitude, and the willingness to get things done are a must! We are seeking a head concessionaire to join us as part of our circus family this summer from June to August!

The Head Concessionaire plays a key role in managing, presenting and selling branded products (e.g., t-shirts, videos, books), juggling equipment, novelties, and food and drinks at Big Top Tour events throughout New England each summer; this includes managing a team of concessionaires.

The Head Concessionaire will work closely with Circus Smirkus tour, marketing, and office staff to manage concessions inventory, (re)stocking, and sales.


1. Assist Circus Programs Director in hiring of concessions crew.
2. Train and organize concession crew prior to start of tour. Promote salesmanship including hawking.
3. Establish work schedule for concession crew and Troupers interested or assigned to work concessions.
4. Oversee concessions crew performance including hawking and promote positive customer relations throughout the tour.
5. Maintain positive concessions crew morale. Provide written evaluations for crew at end of the tour.
6. Evaluate concession display, merchandising, and any other concessions-related requirements for the coming season.
7. Work with the Marketing Director, Business Office and Tour Administrative Assistant to ensure adequate supply of novelty and food concessions products throughout the season; and provide feedback and suggestions on how to improve systems.
8. Be proficient with the Lightspeed inventory system and corresponding software and equipment (ie Ipads, PayPal readers, scanners).
9. Work with Circus Operations Director to determine concession area movement and setup/takedown schedule.
10. Maintain daily inventory and cash counts, and verify cash transferred to Assistant Circus Operations Director for deposit.
11. Maintain a clean, attractive presentation throughout the concession area.
12. Assist in the setup and takedown of concession tents, displays, signage, etc.
13. Assist in the set-up and tear down of back lot at the discretion of the Circus Operations Director. Duties may include but are not limited to: Setting and leveling bunkhouses, running hoses and electrical cords, setting up dishwashing station, setting up picnic tables and dining tent.
14. Drive company vehicle.
15. Other duties as assigned.

Interested parties please include:

Cover letter
Completed Circus Smirkus Employment Application

Circus Smirkus is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.



Sara Wunderle

Big Top Tour Administrative Director



(802) 533-7443

Fax: (802) 533-2480

Business Address

1 Circus Road

Greensboro, VT 05841

Posted: 03/22/2019 11:30:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/22/2019 10:23 EST

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