HISTORIC THEATRE GROUP, LLC, The Management Company for the State, Orpheum and Pantages Theatres in downtown Minneapolis is looking to hire a part-time Box Office Associate. Historic Theatre Group is part of The John Gore Organization.
At Historic Theatre Group, LLC, a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees feel valued and respected and all voices are valued and heard. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, access and inclusion.
Historic Theatre Group, LLC, a division of Broadway Across America, the nation’s leading producer and promoter of live theatrical events is seeking a qualified individual for a part-time Box Office Associate position for the Orpheum, State and Pantages Theatres. The ideal candidate should have knowledge and skills in box office services. In addition, the qualified candidate should be prepared for interaction with management personnel and theatre guests and have the ability to work well as a team and independently and to work quickly and efficiently.
Duties and Responsibilities
Works in Box Office window selling tickets to customers and providing accurate information on a variety of subjects relating to shows, facilities, related resources, and theatre and ticketing policies; answers phone inquiries in a polite, courteous manner;
Assists subscribers with their needs pertaining to their season subscription.
Provides positive and instructive technical and customer service support for other Box Office Associates by answering questions, and assisting them on the Ticketmaster system and the Archtics system;
Oversees the daily upkeep of the Box Office including accurate filing, regular cleaning, and archiving past show and operational materials;
Maintains adequate supply inventory for the Box Office;
Tracks and maintains lost and found items in accordance with standard Box Office policy;
Accepts deliveries and moves packages as necessary; makes daily mail runs throughout the theatres and between organization's offices, as requested;
Accurately performs routine duties related to opening the Box Offices (e.g. counting banks, unlocking doors, turning on lights etc.) in accordance with standard practice;
Accurately performs duties related to closing the Box Offices (e.g. running reports, locking doors, locking files, transporting deposits, etc.) in accordance with standard practice;
Arrives on time for scheduled shifts, returns from breaks on time;
Maintains appropriate appearance and wears complete uniform during all scheduled work hours;
Consistently displays a positive attitude towards customers, co-workers, supervisors, cast members, and shows;
Perform other duties as assigned.
Other duties as assigned
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Establishes and maintains effective relationships
Ability to take direction from various colleagues
Offers assistance and support to co-workers
Works cooperatively in group situations
Has a “can-do” attitude
Able to work around unexpected changes of circumstance or workload
Modifies a planned course of action based on new circumstances
Changes communication style to achieve the best results
Looks for ways to improve and promote quality
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
Able to effectively sell tickets and provide exemplary customer service
Fosters team cooperation
Understands team roles and responsibilities
Supports group problem solving
Qualifications aka KSAOs
Keyboarding proficiency with 10-key preferred
Overall computer literacy
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
Basic mathematical competency and cash counting
Education and/or Experience
4 year college degree OR equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Proven strong customer service experience required.
Previous experience handling cash required.
Box Office/Ticketing experience required.
Knowledge of Ticketmaster Host and Archtics software preferred.
Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret ticketing reports, event build sheets and other technical documents in a variety of formats
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, partners, or members of the industry
Ability to explain ticketing procedures and policies and train others to clearly communicate these to the public
Ability to write emails and event reports that conform to prescribed style and format
Ability to effectively present information to staff, clients, coworkers and the general public
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks based on time sensitivity and importance
Ability to discern best courses of action to resolve ticketing issues taking into account customer service, theatre policies and procedures, and financial responsibility to clients and the company
Ability to discern best courses of action to resolve employee issues to empower and support staff
Sit for long periods
Stand, walk, reach overhead and crouch
Lift and carry objects up to 25 lbs
Working in close quarters with other employees
Loud noise (as from a crowd of people)
Occasional evenings, weekends or holidays may be required
The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Employees will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
All employees working in our offices or affiliated venues are required to obtain and maintain up-to-date COVID-19 vaccinations. Those (i) who are disabled or who have a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination, or (ii) who objects to being vaccinated on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief, observance or practice may request an exemption from the vaccination requirement.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The John Gore Organization is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal employment opportunity to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other legally protected classification under local, state or federal laws.
THE JOHN GORE ORGANIZATION is the leading developer, producer, distributor and marketer of Broadway theatre worldwide. Under the leadership of theater producer and owner John Gore, its family of companies includes Broadway Across America, Broadway.com, The Broadway Channel, BroadwayBox.com and Group Sales Box Office. Its productions span Broadway, Off Broadway, London’s West End, Japan and 47 North American markets. It has won Tonys in every producing category as well as numerous other Drama League, Drama Desk and Olivier awards.
At The John Gore Organization, a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees feel valued and respected and all voices are valued and heard. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, access and inclusion.