Box Office Manager and Assistant to the Artistic Director
New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) is seeking a full-time Box Office Manager/Assistant to the Artistic Director. This position requires multi-tasking and efficient organizing of box office tasks with administrative and assistant duties. Strong computer and phone skills are a must, including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
As the Box Office Manager, candidate must be present for all shows. NJ Rep's main stage productions run from January to November, with six shows each season. Performances run approximately 5 weeks each, and take place on Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m.
-Box Office tasks (answering phones, taking orders, working at shows/front of house, keeping track of subscribers, and subscription renewals, etc.)
-Managing correspondence with playwrights, actors, directors and personnel
-Coordinating, planning and executing special events
-Tracking and managing correspondence with patrons and subscribers
-Working closely with senior management
The right candidate must work independently, be a problem solver who thinks outside the box, and is able to work well in a collaborative atmosphere. This person needs to be able to work nights and weekends during show runs, as well as special events and festivals. Being organized, patient and adaptable with an understanding of how a non-profit theater runs is a plus. Experience with social media and ticketing platforms, such as Heartland Connect, OvationTix, and Emma Mailing is a plus.
Must have reliable transportation.
Salary commensurate with experience.
About NJ Rep:
NJ Rep is a professional equity theater, located in Long Branch, NJ. It has a multifaceted mission that evolved over 21 years, and has a commitment to the productions of new plays and the revitalization of the highly diverse community that surrounds the theater.
New Jersey Repertory Company is an equal opportunity employer. For more information on NJ Rep, visit www.njrep.org
Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Box Office Manager Candidate" in the subject line. No phone calls.