Assistant House Manager – Part Time
New York, NY 10001
MCC Theater, the award-winning off-Broadway company that has recently produced School Girls; or The African Mean Girls Play, The Legend of Georgia McBride, Hand to God, Punk Rock, among others over its 30+ years, seeks a highly organized, detail-oriented, part-time Assistant House Managers to join MCC’s staff. MCC Theater will be opening The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space in January 2019, featuring two state-of-the-art theaters, The Newman Mills Theater (245 seats) and The Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater (100 seats), designed to accommodate both traditional and non-traditional stagings.
This audience services team member will report directly to the Audience Services Manager as well as work closely with the House Managers. AHMs play a vital role as the front line of customer service to MCC patrons as well as assist in overseeing the staff and volunteer ushers.
The ideal candidate will have prior experience in house management for a theater or arts venue.
Applicants must be Fireguard and CPR certified otherwise applicant must get certified in both before beginning. MCC will cover costs if certification is needed.
Must be able to work a minimum of 4 performances a week.
The position may communicate directly with colleagues in other departments including, Company Management, General Management and Production teams.
Assist in responding to issues and/or emergencies that may arise pre, during or post show
Assist in ensuring proper fire-safety procedures are in place during every performance
Assist in orienting and supervising all staff ushers and volunteer ushers
In the House Manager’s absence, act as the point of contact for Stage Management and Production pre-show for timely performance starts and during performances in case of emergency
Assist with ticket taking when needed
Handle patron questions and/or special requests in a friendly, professional and efficient manner.
Start date: January 14, 2019
Shifts: Tuesday – Sunday while in production.
Pay: $60 per shift
MCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Send resume and cover letter to: [email protected] (Subject line: Assistant House Manager search) NO CALLS.
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