Website Cameco Capitol Arts Centre
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Patron Services Manager will lead the daily operations of the Box Office and Front of House departments to deliver the highest standard of guest satisfaction. The ideal candidate for this role is an individual looking to join a small team of like-minded professionals dedicated to providing a superior guest experience, while growing and nurturing audience relationships through strong stewardship initiatives. This person has the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time in a fast-paced environment that requires flexible working hours to include a mix of daytime, evening and weekend shifts. We are seeking an adaptable self-starter who can anticipate, identify and solve problems, while offering recommendations to improve.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
PLANNING & ADMINISTRATION
Work in collaboration with the Managing Director, execute all Front of House and Box Office staffing requirements, including hiring, scheduling, and training of both staff and volunteers.
Create and enforce policies and procedures related to Box Office and FOH Operations.
Design communication tools required for smooth operations.
Participate in annual planning and ongoing evaluation of pricing strategies and marketing plans in collaboration with company leadership.
Support Group Sales ticket bookings for all performances, including initial outreach, inquiry, booking, payment, and relationship management.
Manage guest feedback, concerns or comments.
Collaborate with company leadership to plan all receptions and special events.
Prepare sales reports on a regular basis.
BOX OFFICE OPERATIONS
Manage all Box Office daily operations including staffing, communications, etc.
Implement and maintain a new Box Office system in collaboration with company leadership, including training of staff and volunteers as appropriate.
Communicate policies for in person, online and phone ticket sales including all discounts, comps, exchanges and refund.
FRONT OF HOUSE OPERATIONS
Monitor and oversee all Front of House Operations including scheduling, staffing, and volunteer coordination.
Work with the Managing Director to build supplier relationships.
Collaborate with volunteers for improvement and expansion of concession offerings.
Maintain familiarity with liquor laws and license requirements.
Ensure “Smart Serve” requirements are met by all Bartenders and staff.
Arrange for the delivery or pick-up of all necessary concession supplies.
Assist Volunteer Coordinator with hiring and scheduling of all volunteers.
Collaborate with the Volunteer Coordinator in the recruiting, screening and training of new volunteers for FOH operations.
Maintain an up-to-date volunteer database with the Volunteer Coordinator.
Motivate, inspire & empower teams by offering regular feedback and collaborating on initiatives to improve operations.
Organize Volunteer appreciation and Information nights.
Education: Post secondary degree from a recognized technical training institution or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience.
Experience: Minimum 2 to 4 years professional experience in a customer service oriented leadership position.
Experience working with ticketing software or other client management systems.
Excellent knowledge of management methods and leadership technique.
Strong scheduling, planning, and organizational skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word) and GSuite (Cloud Computing, Google Docs).
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Extremely strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with people in a diverse environment
Ability to manage and defuse difficult situations with positivity and professionalism.
Strong work ethic that will enhance and assist in the evolution and growth of the organization.
Passionate, innovative, entrepreneurial, collaborative, creative, and (hopefully) an inexhaustible sense of humour.
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