Careers

Harkins Theatres is here to help you land the most exciting job ever!


The 5th largest movie theatre chain in the US is looking for talented employees with a desire to work in show business! Based in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona, Harkins Theatres is the oldest and largest privately owned and operated company in the industry. Harkins is renowned as an industry leader in quality, innovation, presentation and guest satisfaction with locations across the Southwest. Harkins Theatres is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

Harkins firmly believes its continued success depends on how well we cultivate the abilities of all our employees, regardless of race, citizenship, gender identity, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, age, disability that may be reasonably accommodated, family status, veteran’s status or any other status or condition protected by local, state or federal law. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, education and all other aspects of the Company’s employment practices.

Employment at Harkins Theatres can provide a world of opportunities and training in the essential elements of success:

“A, E, I, O, YOU” 
project a positive Attitude 
show the Effort 
demonstrate your Integrity 
and this will create Opportunity 
for YOU! 

 

Bartender - Arizona Mills

The Bartender assists with the day-to-day operation of the theatre bar area which includes; mixing and serving drinks, maintaining cleanliness and organization, and daily maintenance to ensure delivering of the Ultimate Moviegoing experience.

Bartender Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all company policies/procedures and state/federal liquor laws/regulations and ensures all bar staff do the same.
  • Understands all items sold at the bar with the ability to answer questions, make recommendations and upsell.
  • Monitor excessive alcohol consumption of guests.

Bartender Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Completion of the Tile 4 Certification course & exam with a passing score (liquor law & responsible serving training).
  • Excellent guest service skills.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Bartender Preferred Requirements:

  • Beer, wine and liquor knowledge.
  • Alcohol service experience.
  • Bilingual, Spanish a plus

We offer competitive pay and great benefits for Bartenders including:

  • FREE MOVIES
  • A fun work environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Incentive programs
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 401K and Profit Sharing
  • Other great benefits

 

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Team Member - Arrowhead

Team Member

We offer competitive pay and great benefits for Team Members including:

  • FREE MOVIES
  • A fun work environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Incentive programs
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 401K and Profit Sharing
  • Other great benefits

Responsibilities Include: As a Team Member, your role is key in ensuring every guest’s visit to Harkins is as good as it could possibly be by providing the Ultimate Moviegoing experience to everyone who walks through the door.

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Greeting guests with a positive attitude
  • Taking tickets and providing directions for guests to their auditoriums
  • Cleaning auditoriums and common areas
  • Selling and/or preparing concession items
  • Selling tickets, gift cards and handling guest service items
  • Signing guests up for our loyalty program and answering questions

What We’ll Be Responsible For:

We provide training that will teach you the responsibilities of the job. As long as you are professional, friendly, reliable, thrive in a fast moving environment and have the desire to provide amazing guest service, we can prepare you for the rest.

Requirements:

  • Are at least 16 years of age
  • Effectively communicate, read/write in English
  • Are able to work independently or with a team
  • Have work availability during our busiest times:
    • Evenings
    • Weekends
    • Holidays
    • Summer months

 

Submit Resume

Team Member - Bricktown

Team Member

We offer competitive pay and great benefits for Team Members including:

  • FREE MOVIES
  • A fun work environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Incentive programs
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 401K and Profit Sharing
  • Other great benefits

Responsibilities Include: As a Team Member, your role is key in ensuring every guest’s visit to Harkins is as good as it could possibly be by providing the Ultimate Moviegoing experience to everyone who walks through the door.

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Greeting guests with a positive attitude
  • Taking tickets and providing directions for guests to their auditoriums
  • Cleaning auditoriums and common areas
  • Selling and/or preparing concession items
  • Selling tickets, gift cards and handling guest service items
  • Signing guests up for our loyalty program and answering questions

What We’ll Be Responsible For:

We provide training that will teach you the responsibilities of the job. As long as you are professional, friendly, reliable, thrive in a fast moving environment and have the desire to provide amazing guest service, we can prepare you for the rest.

Requirements:

  • Are at least 16 years of age
  • Effectively communicate, read/write in English
  • Are able to work independently or with a team
  • Have work availability during our busiest times:
    • Evenings
    • Weekends
    • Holidays
    • Summer months

 

Submit Resume

Team Member - Christown

Team Member

We offer competitive pay and great benefits for Team Members including:

  • FREE MOVIES
  • A fun work environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Incentive programs
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 401K and Profit Sharing
  • Other great benefits

Responsibilities Include: As a Team Member, your role is key in ensuring every guest’s visit to Harkins is as good as it could possibly be by providing the Ultimate Moviegoing experience to everyone who walks through the door.

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Greeting guests with a positive attitude
  • Taking tickets and providing directions for guests to their auditoriums
  • Cleaning auditoriums and common areas
  • Selling and/or preparing concession items
  • Selling tickets, gift cards and handling guest service items
  • Signing guests up for our loyalty program and answering questions

What We’ll Be Responsible For:

We provide training that will teach you the responsibilities of the job. As long as you are professional, friendly, reliable, thrive in a fast moving environment and have the desire to provide amazing guest service, we can prepare you for the rest.

Requirements:

  • Are at least 16 years of age
  • Effectively communicate, read/write in English
  • Are able to work independently or with a team
  • Have work availability during our busiest times:
    • Evenings
    • Weekends
    • Holidays
    • Summer months

 

Submit Resume

Team Member - Gateway Pavillions

Team Member

We offer competitive pay and great benefits for Team Members including:

  • FREE MOVIES
  • A fun work environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Incentive programs
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 401K and Profit Sharing
  • Other great benefits

Responsibilities Include: As a Team Member, your role is key in ensuring every guest’s visit to Harkins is as good as it could possibly be by providing the Ultimate Moviegoing experience to everyone who walks through the door.

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Greeting guests with a positive attitude
  • Taking tickets and providing directions for guests to their auditoriums
  • Cleaning auditoriums and common areas
  • Selling and/or preparing concession items
  • Selling tickets, gift cards and handling guest service items
  • Signing guests up for our loyalty program and answering questions

What We’ll Be Responsible For:

We provide training that will teach you the responsibilities of the job. As long as you are professional, friendly, reliable, thrive in a fast moving environment and have the desire to provide amazing guest service, we can prepare you for the rest.

Requirements:

  • Are at least 16 years of age
  • Effectively communicate, read/write in English
  • Are able to work independently or with a team
  • Have work availability during our busiest times:
    • Evenings
    • Weekends
    • Holidays
    • Summer months

 

Submit Resume

Team Member - Metro Center

Team Member

We offer competitive pay and great benefits for Team Members including:

  • FREE MOVIES
  • A fun work environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Incentive programs
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 401K and Profit Sharing
  • Other great benefits

Responsibilities Include: As a Team Member, your role is key in ensuring every guest’s visit to Harkins is as good as it could possibly be by providing the Ultimate Moviegoing experience to everyone who walks through the door.

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Greeting guests with a positive attitude
  • Taking tickets and providing directions for guests to their auditoriums
  • Cleaning auditoriums and common areas
  • Selling and/or preparing concession items
  • Selling tickets, gift cards and handling guest service items
  • Signing guests up for our loyalty program and answering questions

What We’ll Be Responsible For:

We provide training that will teach you the responsibilities of the job. As long as you are professional, friendly, reliable, thrive in a fast moving environment and have the desire to provide amazing guest service, we can prepare you for the rest.

Requirements:

  • Are at least 16 years of age
  • Effectively communicate, read/write in English
  • Are able to work independently or with a team
  • Have work availability during our busiest times:
    • Evenings
    • Weekends
    • Holidays
    • Summer months

 

Submit Resume

Team Member - Prescott Valley, AZ

Team Member

We offer competitive pay and great benefits for Team Members including:

  • FREE MOVIES
  • A fun work environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Incentive programs
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 401K and Profit Sharing
  • Other great benefits

Responsibilities Include: As a Team Member, your role is key in ensuring every guest’s visit to Harkins is as good as it could possibly be by providing the Ultimate Moviegoing experience to everyone who walks through the door.

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Greeting guests with a positive attitude
  • Taking tickets and providing directions for guests to their auditoriums
  • Cleaning auditoriums and common areas
  • Selling and/or preparing concession items
  • Selling tickets, gift cards and handling guest service items
  • Signing guests up for our loyalty program and answering questions

What We’ll Be Responsible For:

We provide training that will teach you the responsibilities of the job. As long as you are professional, friendly, reliable, thrive in a fast moving environment and have the desire to provide amazing guest service, we can prepare you for the rest.

Requirements:

  • Are at least 16 years of age
  • Effectively communicate, read/write in English
  • Are able to work independently or with a team
  • Have work availability during our busiest times:
    • Evenings
    • Weekends
    • Holidays
    • Summer months

 

Submit Resume

Financial Analyst

The Financial Analyst will evaluate current and historical financial data to prepare budgets/forecasts, maintain KPI's and provide variance analysis for the theatre locations & the Theatre Support Office (TSO). This individual will monitor and provide meaningful financial data to all departments in the TSO.

Essential Functions:

  • Create, maintain and report on theatre & the TSO Departments
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of financial models, forecasts and business cases
  • Prepare and analyze theatre & corporate department metrics
  • Prepare weekly, monthly & quarterly reports and analysis
  • Analyze financial/ operational performance and effectively communicate findings
  • Research and resolve various inquiries from other areas within the organization
  • Assist with the development of analytical tools
  • Partner with various TSO departments to provide meaningful financial data along with opportunities for cost savings and efficiencies.
  • Perform special projects as assigned
  • Assist in reporting that identifies risks/opportunities and disseminate results and accountability to all levels of the organization
  • Assist in management reporting and presentations

 

Education/Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance, Masters and/or CPA preferred
  • 2-4 years of experience in financial reporting, analysis, and data interpretation.
  • Retail Experience is a plus
  • Experience developing and working with financial models, budgeting tools, multi locations/stores, and merchandising preferred
  • Organized with exceptional attention to detail and ability to exercise judgment and discretion in maintaining confidential and sensitive information
  • Strong guest service and relationship management skills as well as the ability to engage and collaborate with other business partners at all levels of the organization
  • Highly adept at solving complex analytics questions and providing answers and recommendations in an understandable format
  • Understands basic accounting & financial terms
  • Experience developing reports using Microsoft BI is a plus
  • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables, charts and dashboards

We offer: 

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance Package (medical, dental, vision) dramatically subsidized by the company
  • Short/long-term disability and life insurance plans 100% paid by company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off in addition to sick pay benefits and paid holidays
  • Free soda and popcorn in the office
  • FREE MOVIES and much more!

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Sales Manager

 

Harkins Theatres seeks a talented Sales Manager to join the Sales team at the Theatre Support Office in Scottsdale, AZ. The successful Sales Manager plans, implements and directs the sales activities of Events to achieve annual sales objectives. They will manage new programs, sales reporting and updating sales material.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively solicit potential clients and customers seeking, theatre/event space, food and beverage options, and unique event venues (Freezer, Patios). 
  • Develops sales plans and strategies to meet or exceed established goals.
  • Plans and executes solicitation efforts and evaluates and attends relevant tradeshow/networking events.
  • Conducts sales efforts, which include sales performance reporting and analysis.
  • Partners with Operations, eCommerce, Event experience, Finance and Theatre Operation teams to ensure full communication of bookings. 
  • Creates and presents sales proposals, presentations and contracts to decision makers.
  • Effectively communicates new products and services to prospective clients, via both verbal and written communication.
  • Evaluates ROI on events/accounts booked and propensity to re-book.
  • Analyzes and monitors success of programs and events on a monthly basis.
  • Negotiates rates and contracts, prepares proposals, creates sales packages, services accounts and analyzes lost business.
  • Travel up to 30% to various local customer/theatre locations and periodic out-of-town travel.

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years’ experience in hospitality/group/catering sales, or a related sales management function.
  • Highly developed knowledge of sales goals and outbound sales procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with analyzing data and delivering insights.
  • Must be able to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions and provide conclusions or approaches to the job. 
  • Proven track record of pipeline development and closing sales.
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, and Internet research.  CRM experience a plus.
  • Able to focus and navigate aggressive deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Reliable work vehicle and willingness to travel.
  • Must have current auto insurance at all times as well as valid driver's license.
  • Must carry a company cell phone and laptop and be available evenings and weekends for events.
  • Flexible to work variable schedules.

We offer: 

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance Package (medical, dental, vision) dramatically subsidized by the company
  • Short/long-term disability and life insurance plans 100% paid by company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off in addition to sick pay benefits and paid holidays
  • Free soda and popcorn in the office
  • FREE MOVIES and much more!

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Sales Manager (Product Development)

Harkins Theatres seeks a Sales Manager to join our Product Development team in Scottsdale, AZ. The Sales Manager works with vendors to increase sales volume and market share to meet or exceed projected revenue numbers.  They will provide input on pricing, promotion, assortment and shelf schematics for Harkins Popcorn, based on detailed analysis of past performance and results, industry best practices, and consumer trends. 

Responsibilities

  • Creates yearly category business plan based on detailed analysis of previous results and market trends.
  • Meets or exceeds projected sales and profit contribution.
  • Contributes to the development of the pricing strategy by zone by category.
  • Creates and implements a promotional calendar by category, which supports division merchandising strategy.  Tracks results at end of each promotion in terms of sales, profit and share.
  • Recommends adjacencies that support the role of the category.
  • Negotiates replacement of discontinued or less profitable items with new items entering the market based on potential contribution to the category.
  • Maintains weekly, quarterly and yearly scorecards to track sales, revenue and market share of each category.
  • Responsible for the sales portion of the product development department profit and loss statement.
  • Manages and maximizes categories to achieve most efficient use of vendors and broker dollars.
  • Works with vendors and brokers in support of the category plans and product development department initiatives.
  • Meets with vendors as primary contact on a consistent basis for deal negotiation and business updates with vendors and brokers.
  • Communicates category and promotional plans to ensure desired service levels and optimum inventory position achieved.
  • Coordinates promotional plans (ads and displays) as assigned by management.
  • Attends key vendor planning meetings and industry trade shows.
  • Visits stores as necessary to observe results of merchandising programs.
  • Measures the success or areas of opportunity of the business-building initiatives and identify opportunity gaps that can be corrected as needed to ensure growth.
  • Works cross departmentally to coordinate promotions, sales presentations and product development.
  • Supports and implements Corporate initiatives and performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.  Sets high standards for self while maintaining company standards, policies, and procedures in an effort to achieve desired retail objectives. Maintains a professional attitude and demeanor.  Demonstrates unimpeachable integrity and accountability.  Communicates professionally in all circumstances.  Embraces Harkins inclusiveness and treats everyone with respect.  Contributes as an individual while working as part of a team and assumes the best intentions of everyone.  Works collaboratively to achieve company goals. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience in grocery sales, or a related sales management function.
  • Highly developed knowledge of sales goals and outbound sales procedures.
  • Broker network experience preferred with a proven track record of pipeline development and closing sales.
  • CRM, Business Central and Business Intelligence experience a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite – specifically Excel, Word, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with analyzing data and delivering insights.
  • Must be able to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions and provide conclusions or approaches to the job, while being able to navigate aggressive deadlines.
  • Reliable work transportation and willingness to travel as business demands.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, carry a company laptop and cell phone.
  • Flexible to work variable schedules including nights and weekends due to business needs and events.

We Offer:

  • Medical (company covers over 80% of monthly premiums), Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Education Reimbursement
  • 401K Match & Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • FREE MOVIES
  • and other great benefits!

 

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Traffic Manager/Project Manager

Harkins Theatres seeks a Traffic Manager to join the Creative Services team at the Theatre Support Office in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Traffic Manager is a producer, meaning they make sure the work gets produced. The Traffic Manager is the vital hub of our Creative Services Team and a multi-talented professional. Part Magician - can juggle many projects and find miraculous solutions to problems of any size. Part Mechanic - can keep the creative engines running like a well-oiled machine.  Part Psychologist - empathetic to what makes people tick and a sensitive motivator. He/she will report to our Senior Project manager and work with cross-functional teams to ensure that all creative projects are scoped, scheduled, tracked and delivered on time. They will proactively report on status, prioritize work, assign internal design resources, and recommend and implement process improvements. The Traffic Manager also moves work through the process and system through completion, including gaining cross-functional alignment and resolving issues.

All of this with an infectious positive, can-do spirit that promotes camaraderie and smiles with fellow movie-loving, guest-serving employees.

Requirements: 

  • Intakes all creative requests, reviews job starts to ensure project requirements are clear and complete, prioritizes work, recommends allocation to internal/external resources, and adjusts schedule to meet business needs.
  • Provides timelines, tracks all creative projects, and provides status and milestone reports to supervisor and internal partners.
  • Routes all materials for approval through digital workflow tool from concept through completion.
  • Leads daily and weekly project update and status meetings with creative and cross functional teams.
  • Partners closely with the Marketing Team to initiate jobs, create workflows and timelines.
  • Writes and distributes meeting re-cap notes to the team after every kick-off or review meeting.
  • Manages and distributes regularly scheduled communication of project status.
  • Leads team on trafficking software and is subject matter expert to support the team with training, troubleshooting and implementation of best practices.
  • Follows up with internal and external partners to address challenges and identify and remove roadblocks.
  • Helps develop processes and updates digital tool to deliver effective, efficient and user-friendly workflows.
  • Tracks project budgets and reports on monthly status.
  • Provide cost comparisons and rationale when recommending for external creative resources


Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in project management, advertising, communication or similar field, and 5+ years traffic or project management experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the creative process including strategy, concept development, copywriting, design development, photoshoots and art production.
  • Experience with project coordination and trafficking of creative projects required.
  • Work Front Knowledge preferred. Or another time/job management software such as workamajig.
  • Additionally, Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Creative Suite experience a plus.
  • Supervisory/training/mentoring experience a plus.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Capable of remaining calm and using good judgment in elevating situations.
  • Extremely organized with strong attention to detail and ability to exercise judgment and discretion in maintaining confidential and sensitive information.
  • Able to prioritize and work on multiple projects and tasks with frequent interruptions while maintaining flexibility and composure.
  • Positive personality
  • Motivational people skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. 

We offer: 

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance Package (medical, dental, vision) dramatically subsidized by the company
  • Short/long-term disability and life insurance plans 100% paid by company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off in addition to sick pay benefits and paid holidays
  • Free soda and popcorn in the office
  • FREE MOVIES and much more!

Harkins Theatres is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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Harkins Theatres is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


If you're interested in joining our team you must be at least 16 years of age. 

Join the Harkins team and enjoy...

  • Free movies
  • Flexible hours
  • Fun work environment
  • Incentive programs
  • Advancement opportunities
  • 401(k) profit sharing

Additional benefits for management, PlayCenter and corporate positions.