Huntington Theatre Company

264 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
www.huntingtontheatre.org
jobs@huntingtontheatre.org

Date Posted:
August 23, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Other

Type:
Full-Time

Huntington Avenue Theatre House Manager

Description:

Coordinates and supervises all front-of-house operations for the Huntington Avenue Theatre including rentals and events. Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising front-of-house, security and volunteer staff; stocking inventory and operating concession areas.

JOB DUTIES:

• House manages for all performances at the Huntington Avenue Theatre including rentals and events.

• Handles emergency or time sensitive situations that may arise in a timely and accurate fashion.

• Coordinates information for audience members (signs, program stuffers).

• Schedules adequate part-time usher staff, front-of-house security and volunteers for front-of-house staff to serve the need of performances.

• Maintains concession and merchandise inventory and accounts for and deposits concession and merchandise receipts.

• Maintains petty cash for daily concession needs.

• Coordinates with other staff to ensure the maintenance of the physical theatre building.

• Collaborates with the Calderwood Pavilion House Manager to standardize procedures between the two building spaces.

• Coordinates with Huntington Avenue Theatre manager and other staff to ensure the maintenance of the physical theatre building.

• Works with Payroll department to ensure accurate and timely compensation of staff.

• Coordinates and acts as a Huntington Theatre Company liaison for pre- and post-show receptions scheduled in the lobby space.

• Acts as liaison for groups attending the theatre.

• Acts as liaison for clients on all house management issues.

• Publish weekly building schedule for dissemination to staff and building users.

• Other duties as assigned by the Huntington Avenue Theatre manager.


Qualifications:
  • B.A. or equivalent plus 1-3 years’ experience in House Management with a demonstrated strength in customer service.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills and knowledge of Word, Excel, and Calendar programs are helpful.
  • Familiarity with ADA and with the Actors Equity Association rules and policies pertaining to the front-of-house are preferred.
  • Possess the ability to attend to numerous details at one time, establish priorities, respond positively and effectively under stressful situations, and propose timely solutions to problems.
  • First Aid and/or CPR training is necessary and will be provided if necessary. In addition, TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) training is necessary for this position and will be provided if not currently certified.
How To Apply:
The Huntington strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for employment. African Americans, Asian Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or more races, Latin Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.
Send letter of interest, resume and salary expectations to:
Nina Nicolosi
Director of Human Resources
Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
281 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
jobs@huntingtontheatre.org
The Huntington Theatre Company provides Health, Dental, Life, and Disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.
The Huntington Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to Affirmative Action.
Apply by:
September 30, 2019
About this Organization:

The Huntington Theatre Company engages, inspires, entertains and challenges audiences with theatrical productions that range from the classics to new works; we train and support the next generation of theatre artists; we provide arts education programs that promote life-long learning to a diverse community; and we celebrate the essential power of the theatre to illuminate our common humanity.


Founded in 1982 and led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates award-winning productions, runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play development, and serves the local theatre community through its operation of the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts.

The Huntington Theatre Company strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for employment. African Americans, Asian Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or more races, Latin Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.