Company Overview

The Marcus Corporation was founded by Ben Marcus in 1935 with the opening of a single movie theatre in Ripon, Wisconsin. This marked the start of what would become one of the nation’s leading entertainment and lodging companies. Today, The Marcus Corporation is a publicly held company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MCS. Ben’s son,Stephen H. Marcus, is chairman of the company, while Stephen’s son, Gregory S. Marcus, is president and chief executive officer of The Marcus Corporation.

The Marcus Corporation has two divisions, Marcus Theatres and Marcus Hotels and Resorts. Marcus Theatres currently owns or manages nearly 700 screens at locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio, North Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska, and one family entertainment center in Wisconsin.

The Marcus Corporation’s full-service lodging division, Marcus Hotels and Resorts, currently owns or manages nearly 20 hotels and resorts in nine states. With expertise in management, development and renovations, Marcus Hotels and Resorts has assembled a distinctive portfolio of properties including urban and suburban hotels, upscale resorts and historic properties. Some of these include the Pfister Hotel, Hilton Milwaukee City Center and InterContinental Milwaukee in Milwaukee, Wis.; the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wis.; the Hilton Madison at Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis.; the Skirvin Hilton in Oklahoma City, Okla.; the Hotel Phillips in Kansas City, Mo.; The Platinum Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev.; and Resorts Suites in Scottsdale, Ariz.

The Marcus Corporation has earned a reputation for excellence. Since 1935, the company’s dedicated associates have provided guests with exceptional quality and outstanding service as part of its dedication to “People Pleasing People.” It is this pledge that makes The Marcus Corporation a leader in the entertainment and lodging industries today.


Looking for a career in entertainment? Sure, our associates enjoy free movies, but it doesn’t stop there. If you’re looking for a fun work environment with flexible scheduling, while making friends to last a lifetime, you’ve come to the right place. Marcus Theatres and Movie Tavern by Marcus associates learn life skills as they tackle customer service, cash handling, and operations while they work daily alongside our guests to provide Magical Movie Memories to all those who step foot through our doors.

DID YOU KNOW? Many corporate associates began their entertainment industry careers as staff in our locations! Start a career with limitless growth potential and see what’s available at a Marcus movie theatre near you!

Our associates are Memory Makers!  Adventurers, creators and innovators! At Marcus Theatres our energy is contagious; the movies are invigorating, and the challenges inspiring.  We take pride in hiring and having the very best associates to provide our guests with extraordinary experiences. We strongly believe in fulfilling our mission to “Deliver Great Experiences & Achieve Great Results”. New movies are released; new drinks are introduced. No two days are ever the same when working for Marcus Theatres.

Marcus offers its associates an opportunity to build a rewarding career and work alongside exceptional people who lead, teach, and learn from each other. It’s a place that brings out your best and gives you an opportunity to make your mark. Marcus Theatres is a growing organization that continues to provide an extraordinary experience to our guests by expanding our food and beverage amenities and offering the very best in picture and sound quality. While this continues to make Marcus a leader in the entertainment industry, we know that our true focus is on people. Our guests, associates, and the communities around us are at the forefront of everything we do. After all, we are “People Pleasing People”. 

We serve guests of all ages from around the globe, and we make it our jobs to ensure our talent reflects just that. Whether it's your first job as a high school student at one of our theatres, or part-time employment to pass the time in one of our hotels after your retirement, our flexible scheduling offers people pleasers of all ages a place of employment.

Find a mentor in one of our 25+ year associates, or make a new friend of a new hire at your orientation. We have associates in all shapes and sizes interested in helping you become the next Marcus success story.

Company Summary
Marcus Theatres Corporation
Number of Employees
(414) 905-1255
100 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI