Box Office Coordinator
Date Posted: Mar 21, 2017
Application Deadline: Apr 21, 2017
Start Date: May 08, 2017
Region: Hamilton Area
Hamilton Fringe Festival
The Hamilton Fringe Festival is an eleven-day performing arts event that runs every July in downtown Hamilton, Ontario.
Presenting live theatre in an informal, accessible and inexpensive environment, the Fringe strives to break down traditional boundaries to participation in the arts- for artists and audiences alike.
The Hamilton Fringe Festival is currently seeking a Box Office Coordinator for a contract position that begins May 8, 2017. Reporting to the the Executive Director, this individual will supervise and coordinate all Front of House and Box Office operations for 2017 Hamilton Fringe Festival.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Responsible for all front of house and box office preparations leading up to the festival
Responsible for selecting, supervising and training of Venue Captains and Box Office Volunteers
Acting as first point of contact for the Venue Captains during the daily operations of the box offices at each of the venues during the 2017 Hamilton Fringe Festival
Responsible for the daily reconciliation of box office paperwork
Responsible for health and safety training of all volunteer
Responsible for the oversight and troubleshooting of the online ticket processing system
The responsibilities listed above address the key duties of this position. Additional related tasks may be assigned at the discretion of the Executive Director.
Professional Qualities and Skills
The ideal candidate will be a hardworking, organized, and motivated individual with an interest in making a contribution the arts and the Hamilton community
Experience recruiting and supervising volunteers
Ability to problem solve under pressure while maintaining a friendly demeanour
Interest and/or experience in arts administration and management
Leadership skills and ability to self-direct as well as work well with supervisors and peers.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Basic accounting skills
Ability to accommodate a schedule that will sometimes require work on evenings and weekends.
Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Previous experience in a box office or festival environment is an asset
Knowledge of online ticketing systems is an asset
Valid driver's license is an asset
Valid first aid certification is an asset.
How to Apply:
Please send a pdf with your cover letter and resume (in one document) to firstname.lastname@example.org with BOX OFFICE COORDINATOR in the subject line.
We will only contact those we are interested in seeing, we thank everyone in advance for their interest. No phone calls please.