Career Opportunities

House Manager Job Description
Part time, Hourly

Function

The House Manager (HM) is responsible for overseeing the front of house during Mainstage and Hormel Black Box shows. Primary areas of responsibility include preparing the house and grounds for patrons; leading all Will Call staff and bartenders in a daily pre-show meeting; acting as the liaison between Front of House and Box Office; acting as the liaison between Production and Front of House (FOH); managing the usher team, including conducting the pre-show meeting for ushers, assigning their responsibilities and monitoring their performance; handling all patron inquiries and concerns, including seating and ticketing issues and general complaints; troubleshooting issues that may arise with the ticket scanners and leading scanner training; reviewing and approving the bar and Will Call checklist at the end of each shift; managing the thorough completion of performance reports, and; acting as lead manager when the FOH Manager or Sales Manager is not on duty.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Acts as primary leader and supervisor while managing the house; handling patron and employee concerns  and ensuring a spectacular experience for all Phoenix Theatre patrons is the most crucial component of this job
  • Oversees house operations and the overall patron experience 2.5 hours before every performance through end of show and the completion of all FOH duties
  • Holds a pre-show meeting with all staff to go over notes for every performance as well as creating an overall motivating and exciting energy for the staff
  • Holds a pre-show meeting with all ushers to go over notes regarding the performance and composition of the audience; assigns usher duties and nametags; holds post-show meeting to review questions or issues that arose during the performance and distributes BOGO vouchers
  • Evaluates usher performance; documents issues or areas in need of training/follow-up
  • Aids in troubleshooting Tessitura and IT issues that arise during show time
  • Tidies the restrooms and ensures clean appearance of FOH at all times
  • Works in tandem with the Front of House Manager to ensure both Will Call and bar have enough change in their banks

Qualifications

  • Minimum two years of experience in customer service/sales
  • Minimum one year of team management experience
  • Previous House Management experience preferred
  • Patron service experience and knowledge of theatre, arts and non-profit organizations preferred
  • Advocacy-level customer service skills
  • Professional etiquette and work ethic
  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills
  • Data management skills and abilities
  • Able to work nights and weekend hours
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication via verbal skills
  • Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Must have a current driver’s license and reliable transportation

Physical & Mental Demands and Working Conditions

  • Evenings and weekends ARE required
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds
  • Fast-paced and high pressure environment

*Many Positions in theatre overlap and it is not unusual to be asked to perform a task not listed in this position description. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties and working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job; however, management may revise the job tasks based on business needs including emergencies, staffing needs and workload.

Send cover letter and resume to Genevieve Gassman at g.gassman@phoenixtheatre.com

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Bartender
Part Time, Hourly

Description:

PHOENIX THEATRE, Arizona’s longest-running arts organization, is looking for a qualified candidate to hold the part time position of Bartender. As a member of the Front of House team, bartenders are responsible for providing outstanding customer service, promoting pre-orders, stocking and cleaning work area and patron seating area, and representing Phoenix Theatre as a leader in the arts community. Shifts are 2.5 hours before every performance and last through intermission or second act. Benefits include complimentary tickets to all shows and working in a fun, upbeat environment. This is the ideal part time job for someone with evening and/or weekend availability, a flexible schedule and happy disposition.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages
  • Interact with customers, take orders and serve snacks and drinks
  • Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations
  • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails
  • Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age
  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
  • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience
  • Comply with all food and beverage regulations

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a bartender
  • Excellent knowledge of in mixing, garnishing and serving drinks
  • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to keep the bar organized, stocked and clean
  • Relevant training certificate

*Many Positions in theatre overlap and it is not unusual to be asked to perform a task not listed in this position description. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties and working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job; however, management may revise the job tasks based on business needs including emergencies, staffing needs and workload.

Send a cover letter and resume to Genevieve Gassman at g.gassman@phoenixtheatre.com

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