Job Opportunity- Part-time Staff Position - House Manager

Seattle Shakespeare Company


About the project and the company

Seattle Shakespeare Company is the Puget Sound region’s year-round, professional, classical theatre. The company’s growing success stems from a deep belief in the power and vibrancy of the time-tested words and ideas of Shakespeare and other classical playwrights along with a commitment to artistic excellence on stage. The results have been provocative performances that both challenge and delight audiences while fostering an appreciation for great stage works.

Our combined programs — which include indoor performances, free outdoor productions, regional tours, educator and youth programs — reach across barriers of income, geography, and education to bring classical theatre to Washington State.

Job Description

House Managers at Seattle Shakespeare Company are responsible for overseeing house management functions during performances that Seattle Shakespeare Company produces at the Center Theatre, Seattle Center. Essential Functions: Oversee the performance functions of the lobby and front of house: Facilitate smooth communication between front of house and production team and box office personnel during performances; Manage volunteers at shows; Be responsible for reporting FOH maintenance needs and issues to the Seattle Center as they arise; Troubleshoot any attendee problems, providing a good customer service experience and ensuring that all patrons have a clean, safe and enjoyable experience while in the venue.

Required Qualifications

Previous house management or equivalent experience desired. Strong management, interpersonal, organization and communications skills are required. Computer-literacy is a must as well as basic accounting skills. Creativity, imagination, flexibility and dedication are necessary attributes. The candidate must be a team player with a sense of humor and a passion for challenge. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.

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Pay Rate

$18.00 per hour.

Audition location

Seattle WA

Submission instructions

To Apply: email cover letter, resume and 2 references

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