Box Office Manager

Box Office Manager

Job Description: The Box Office Manager is the public face of the department. He or she is responsible for coordinating all ticketing for events taking place in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, including Theatre Department productions, Music Department concerts, Public Events engagements, and other events. The Box Office Manager also trains all Box Office employees on an ongoing basis and coordinates work schedules to ensure smooth operation of the Box Office. Minimum of 4-5 hrs/week scheduled/flex time when Box Office is open.

Preferred Skills/Attributes: Experience in dealing with the public of all ages; excellent time management and organizational skills; strong leadership skills; attention to detail; upbeat, enthusiastic attitude in public relations; ability to enforce ticketing procedures and regulations and communicate the same to the public; ability to work independently without much direct supervision; First Aid and Adult CPR certification (provided by the department upon hiring).

Preferred Experience in the Department: At least one (1) year as a Box Office staff member; some experience working with department faculty and staff members (in coursework and/or productions).

Availability: The position of Box Office Manager is a one-semester or one-year position, extendable for a second year upon successful reapplication. This position is open to students who have completed at least one year at Grinnell College. The student in this position may study abroad and then return to the position afterward (upon successful reapplication). Nighttime and weekend hours required.