Taproot Theatre NOW HIRING for Part-time House Manager!

Taproot Theatre Company


About the project and the company

Position Overview: The House Manager oversees the front of house during performances. They are
responsible for handling any issues that might arise with patrons before, during and after a performance, including
but not limited to the following areas: seating, concessions, box office, maintenance issues, etc.

Job Description

House Manager • Attend a performance within each opening week • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of company and front of house procedures, including Covid-19 protocols • Train and manage ushers before and during each performance (emergency evacuation procedure and assignments, show notes) • Resolve last-minute seating issues • Address heater/air conditioner issues • Cover work of missing volunteer ushers • Responsible for getting a count of how many people are in the theatre • Communicate with the Stage Manager about the show (house count, air conditioning/heater, starting show {always SM’s call}, any questions or issues about traffic and parking) • Setup and breakdown of concessions (including making coffee, counting inventory and money) • Count, record, and deposit donations • House Manager will cross-train on Covid Safety Officer and concessions for scheduling flexibility.

Required Qualifications

• Compatibility with Taproot Theatre’s mission and values • Possess a love of theatre arts that translates to a desire to serve our patrons with outstanding service • Availability to work evenings and weekends (see Pay and Benefits section below) while shows are running • Solid interpersonal communication skills with a strong customer service background • Experience with cash handling and sales • Dependable and prompt • Able to calmly handle multiple issues at once • CPR and first aid training a plus

Other details

Pay & Benefits:
• Pay is hourly
• Scheduling is semi-flexible, 20-24 hours/week depending on Taproot production schedule. Normal schedule is Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings, Saturday afternoon-our mainstage schedule is run for 6 weeks, dark for 2.
• Generous complimentary ticket policy

Additional information
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Audition location

Seattle WA

Submission instructions

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Nikki Visel, Director of Marketing at nikki@taproottheatre.org.

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