Circus Smirkus
Greensboro, VT

Expires: 08/20/19

Job Dates

June to August 2019


$475 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 tour administrative and concessions coordinator to join us as part of our circus family this summer from June to August!

The Tour Administrative + Concessions Coordinator assists the Tour General Manager and Big Top Tour Administrative Director with administrative activities during the training period and while on tour. Assist in coordinating shows (ticket sales, working with presenters, etc.) and maintains concessions recordkeeping.


1. Work with Big Top Tour Administrative Director in calling presenters, mailing tour info packets, answering tour inquiries, providing tour vehicles with appropriate insurance info and route book info, contacting and reviewing site requirements with presenters.
2. Assist with making travel arrangements and coordinating arrival and departure times of tour staff, visitors, and coaches. Be available to assist in picking up and/or dropping off tour staff and coaches at designated transportation depots.
3. Providing timely and accurate information for presenters, trouper parents, troupers, tour staff and the general public during the training and tour periods.
4. Provide Tour staff on-site orientation and bunk trailer assignments.
5. Provide general clerical and office assistance as needed when at Smirkus Tour Headquarters.
6. Assist in maintaining Tour petty cash accounts as needed.
7. Deliver tour staff mail and phone messages that arrive from Smirkus Headquarters and assist with company communications during training and tour period. Maintain staff communication board.
8. Assist in organizing the sale of tickets at all self-presented shows and reconciling midway and ticket booth sales after each show.
9. Assist in the daily set-up, tear down, organizing, stocking, and cleaning of Tour staff office trailer.
10. Assist in setting up and following through on port-o-let, trash and diesel fuel deliveries for each tour venue.
11. Manage the courtyard cleanliness and assure general creature comforts for the staff are monitored.
12. Manage EZ Pass Account and maintain sign in/sign out a log of company vehicles.
13. Assist in the set-up and tear down of back lot at the discretion of the Tour General Manager. 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. Concession administrative tasks:
Assist with concessions product ordering as needed
Assist with maintaining proper inventory stock levels, including conducting physical inventories when deemed necessary.
Coordinate restocking deliveries from HQ to show site
Close POS and reconcile cash after each show in conjunction with Big Top Tour Administrative Director. Verify daily cash counts, prepare for deposit and setting bank for next show.
Assist in getting concession tents and staff ready for opening
Set up Router and wireless access test before concessions tent opens


1. You must have a valid Drivers License and be willing and able to drive a company vehicle.
2. You must have (or obtain before the tour) certification in CPR and Basic First Aid.

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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