Employment Opportunities at the Aurora Fox

Employment Opportunities at the Aurora Fox

We are always on the lookout for contract help with the Theatre. Contact Us today with your resume!

August 2014:

Theatre Instructors

Aurora Fox Education Department is interviewing qualified theatre instructors for afternoon week day and Saturday programming in the Greater Aurora area.

Minimum 4 year degree in theatre with acting/directing emphasis.  Over three years direct experience teaching theatre skills, particularly acting, to youth. Must work independently. Able to work with all skill levels, all ages, in a variety of settings.  Qualified applicants should send email letter of intent, resume and three references to lmumpton@auroragov.org.

No Facebook messages or phone calls please.

 


 

House Manager and Box Office Assistant — Temporary

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Job Title: House Manager and Box Office Assistant — Temporary
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $10.00 Hourly
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Aurora, Colorado

 

This person is the first point of contact for patrons visiting the Aurora Fox. Work requires excellent customer service skills, professional appearance and demeanor, have temperament, tact and courtesy to meet with the public and to deal with difficult public relations situations, ability to work independently and to make quick decisions as needed, knowledge of basic accounting, working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. This person will be trained on turn-key ticket management software, emergency policies and other specific duties as needed. This position is a part-time as needed up to 12 hours per week.
 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
House Manager is responsible for opening and closing the theatre including the following detailed duties: arrive 1 hour 15 minutes prior to performance; upon arrival, check outside for obvious trash; unlock doors, turn on indoor/outdoor lights, check restrooms/house for cleanliness and comfort; set up concession area; greet and train usher staff, making sure playbills are stuffed and ready; place ticket bowls and playbills in the house and close house doors; communicate with Box Office staff and Stage manager for start of performance; count tickets and restock concession area; assist with concessions during intermission, communicate with stage manager for start of ACT II; return beverages to back-room refrigerator; count/verify concession cash; at the end of show, remain in the house area until all patrons have left; lock front doors; check bathrooms and house for any problems that need to be communicated to cleaning service; when backstage is clear, secure all doors, close house doors, turn off lights; set alarm, dismiss guard.

Box Office Assistant is responsible for greeting will-call patrons as well as processing walk-up ticket sales; arrive 2 hours prior to performance; check and clear phone messages; return reservation calls; print pre-performance ticket reports; prepare tickets, cash, set up will-call; greet will-call customers and single ticket buyers; acknowledge VIP patrons and identify to House Manager; reconciliation of cash, credit cards; coordinate with House Manager to reconcile attendance; run concession area at intermission; process cash for concession sales, put in safe.

 Minimum Qualifications:
Equivalent of 1 year of customer service experience. Interest and background in the performing arts helpful. Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required: This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.