Kaufman Music Center

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Box Office Assistant

Kaufman Music Center seeks a part-time Box Office Assistant. With a dual emphasis on arts education and performance, the Center serves as a resource for students, artists and audiences through its three divisions: Lucy Moses School, a community school for the arts which offers instruction in music, dance and theater to children and adults ages 2 and up; Merkin Concert Hall, an acoustically-renowned performance space known for its innovative programming schedule; and Special Music School (P.S. 859), a unique public school for musically gifted children.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the highest standard of customer experience
  • Sell tickets in person and via phone
  • Respond to all phone inquiries and messages
  • Print batch tickets for mailing
  • Fill comp lists
  • Organize will call and distribute at events
  • Catalogue and fill mail orders from brochure mailings
  • General assistant to box office manager
  • Any other duties reasonably related to the functions described above

Requirements

  • Strong organizational and customer service skills
  • Possesses excellent communication skills
  • Capable of carrying out a wide array of duties
  • Works well in a team environment with minimum supervision; and is responsible and flexible. 
  • Must have experience in Box Office or visitor services related work.
  • Previous experience with Tessitura ticketing software is strongly desired.

To apply, please email résumé and letter of interest to jobs@kaufmanmusiccenter.org.  Subject line should read:  BOX OFFICE ASSISTANT. No phone calls, please.
Kaufman Music Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

USHERS

Kaufman Music Center is looking for part-time Ushers to join the front-of-house team at the renowned Merkin Concert Hall. Various shifts available:  mornings, matinees and evenings. Weekend availability preferred. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing courteous service to our patrons
  • Directing and/or escorting patrons to their seats
  • Enforcing house rules and late seating policy
  • Assisting with fire code safety procedures
  • Setting up and operating the coat check room and concessions stand
  • Other duties assigned by house manager

Requirements:

  • Exceptional customer service ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prior experience in a concert hall/theater

To apply, email letter and resume to jobs@kaufmanmusiccenter.org and include “Usher” in the subject line. Kaufman Music Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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