Front of House Manager
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The Front of House Manager is responsible for assisting with the daily Front of House operations for the Historic Asolo Theater, including implementing and maintaining procedures to ensure the highest level of customer service is attained. The Historic Asolo Theater at The Ringling presents live performances of international dance, music and theater programming in addition to documentary and theatrical film releases.
Typical responsibilities include:
- Implements and maintains House Management procedures to provide optimal customer service: including the development and management of volunteer ushers, monitoring of all public areas, and distributing collateral materials to audience. Enforces, and oversees on-the-spot interpretation of policies concerning patrons needs, resolution of ticket and seating issues at events, and ADA-related concerns.
- Works directly with the Box Office Manager, Production staff and all Front of House personnel to ensure smooth transitions from pre-show into the performance, in and out of intermission(s) and transitioning out of the performance.
- Assists Box Office Manager with day-to-day operations, cash-handling and reporting.
- Schedules, trains, supervises and recruits volunteer ushers, coordinating plans with the Box Office Manager.
High School diploma or equivalent and four years of experience.
- Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of theatre layout, production, and stage management.
- Knowledge of basic computer functions and ability to learn applicable computer applications (Tessitura).
- Ability to meet physical requirements as determined by position to include lifting and moving objects up to 50 pounds, standing for extended periods, and ascending/descending stairs.
- Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
- Ability to demonstrate effective customer service skills.
- Ability to maintain and improve personal and team effectiveness, and foster change and creativity.
- Theater ticketing experience preferred.
- Tessitura experience a plus.
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Anticipated Salary Range
The anticipated rate of pay will be mid 30's annually and will be based on the education, skills, and experience of the selected candidate.
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This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.
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Soft Money Funded Position
This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.
Working hours for this position are Wednesday through Sunday based on performance and event scheduling. The incumbent will be required to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, special events and holidays based on the needs of The Ringling.
Criminal Background Check
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.
Position Type: Full-time
Salary Range: $21,000 - $40,000/year
Employer Type: Government Entity
Employer Willing to Train: Yes