Summer House Manager

Date Posted: 2020-01-28 16:49:02

Pay: $8 70 hour

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Job Description

DEPARTMENT: Ohio Light Opera Front of House Staff,
POSITION: Summer House Manager,
POSTING DATE: January 27, 2020,
REPORTS TO: Executive Director,
WORK SCHEDULE: 30-35 hours a week,
America\x92s Premier Lyric Theater Company, Ohio Light Opera, Resident Professional Company of the College of Wooster, is seeking house managers. This position requires availability on weekdays, evenings and weekends, as scheduled for performances and special events. The right candidate will have experience in the following areas, House Management, Hospitality or Production. Patron satisfaction a high priority. The individual(s) filling this role will be an employee of the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio with a start date of June 1, 2020 through August 9, 2020. This is temporary, seasonal position paid at an hourly rate, with residence hall housing provided on the campus of the College of Wooster.,
Responsibilities include but aren\x92t limited to:,
- Training and supervising, with the executive director support, a large, diverse group of volunteer ushers, including managing the scheduling of the usher team for 57 performances.,
- Managing both evening and matinee performances.,
- Working in cooperation with several Ohio Light Opera departments including production, box office, artistic, and administration.,
- Overseeing concessions and inventory, work with office manager on deposits, planning opening night reception. Working with local vendors/businesses.,
- Maintaining and enforcing policies and procedures for audience development best practices.,
- Patron communications.,
Preferred candidate will possess the following qualifications:,
- A proven commitment to delivering customer service at the very highest standard.,
- Ability to problem-solve and improvise on the go.,
- Ability to balance operating quickly and efficiently with periodic lulls.,
- A proven ability to work with a diverse range of seasonal staff, volunteers and an intergeneral audience base.,
- Evidence of positive disposition, maturity, drive, and enthusiasm.,
- Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.,
- Appreciation of the performing arts, especially lyric theater (operetta and musical comedy), a plus. ,
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.,
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.,
Application Procedure,
The College of Wooster is an equal opportunity employer. The College of Wooster (Ohio Light Opera) offers a diverse, congenial, business casual environment conducive to professional growth. ,
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and a resume without delay. Ohio Light Opera will contact candidates of interest. ,
Our season starts on June 13 - looking to hire for a start date of June 1, 2020.,
Email submissions only to Laura Neill, Executive Director: ,
Send only PDF files with the subject \x93HOUSE MANAGER APPLICATION\x94 Only complete submissions will be considered. ,


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