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Part-Time Porter

Kimmel Center, Inc.

Department:              House Management
Reports to:                 Porter Supervisor
Status:             Non-Exempt

Porter staff work orders are provided by House Management staff.  Part-Time Porters will report to the Porter Supervisor and collaborate with House Management staff to achieve event and building needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Show Set-Ups and Support
    • Setting up tables, linens, chairs, poster cases, easles, stanchions, signs, and coat racks for Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, Merriam Theater events, meetings, etc.
    • Transporting client equipment for Kimmel Center/Academy of Music events within the Kimmel Center building.
    • Small-scale furniture relocation within Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, and Merriam Theater buildings.
    • Set-up of stuffing tables and placement of programs to be stuffed by usher staff
    • Distribution of programs for Kimmel Center Events.
    • Other duties as determined by Kimmel Center House Management.
  • Outdoor Work
    • Hanging of 3-sheets for The Kimmel Center. Academy of Music, and Merriam Theater
    • Placement of outdoor set-ups (same equipment as above)
  • Building Support
    • Manage equipment storage and occasional equipment assembly.
    • Laundering of table linens as needed.
    • Management and storage of programs, s-heets, brochures, and other Kimmel Center event materials.
    • Disposal of outdated materials
    • Setting and removal of limited access stanchioning.
    • Transport of miscellaneous Kimmel Center Inc. materials between The Kimmel Center, 1500 Walnut Street building, The Academy of Music, The Merriam Theater, and the Academy House.

Environment, Physical Demands, and other Conditions:

  • Availability to work a varied schedule, including weekends, holidays, and evenings. Flexibility is a must.
  • Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time.
To Apply

Please direct all resumes and cover letters to, and put the position title in the suject of your email.  

All resumes received for specific positions will be kept on file for one year. All information received for general consideration will be maintained for six months. If an interview is considered appropriate, the Human Resources Department will contact you. Due to the volume of mail received, we are unable to respond to telephone inquiries regarding application status.

Kimmel Center, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a diverse working environment.