Seeking Box Office Manager for Play Festival

Nothing Without a Company seeks a part-time Box Office Manager for the New World Play Festival.  This position is a contract position for this individual production with the contract ending at the conclusion of the New World Play Festival run on October 27, 2018.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    • Begin managing box office emails and Brown Paper Tickets (BPT) on October 1st

    • Dress rehearsals October 10, 17 and 24

    • Performance dates October 11-13, 18-20, 25-27

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays @ 7pm

    • Hours: 6pm to 8:30pm on performance days

    • All communication must go through boxoffice@nothingwithoutacompany.org and lists updated in Google Drive.

  • Opening and closing speech

TICKETING

  • Manage ticketing through Brown Paper Tickets (BPT)

  • Set up and managing ticketing for Hottix through League of Chicago Theaters.

  • Set up ticketing for Chicago Arts Access (CAA)

  • Set up and manage communication about comp tickets for NWaC, Press, and other invited guests, through BPT and lists on Google Drive

  • Manage ticket exchanges through BPT

  • Assist in coordination of group ticket sales

  • Communicate with CAA and possible communication with CAA attendees.

  • Print and maintain records for WALK-UP LIST (this includes Hottix and CAA) and BPT LIST for every show.

MERCH & DONATIONS

  • Set up and sell merch at box office and post show

  • Provide accurate counts of merch inventory to Marketing Director

  • Collect Donations at box office and post show

  • Maintain program inventory, reporting accurate counts to Marketing Director as needed for ordering.

FUNDS

  • Accurately account for all transactions, cash and electronic

  • Update box-office report post show

  • Collect all funds at each show

  • Give all funds to designated individual. Procedure to be determined closer to production dates.


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or comparable professional experience. 

  • Experience in box office or related field preferred.

  • Excellent with cash handling, deadline-management, written, and verbal communications skills.

  • Proficient in Excel, Word and the Google suite. 

  • Nothing Without a Company gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion. 

Pay: Stipend

Email mike@nothingwithoutacompany.org  with cover letter and resume by September 25, 2018 to schedule an interview. Please include “Box Office Manager” in the subject line of your email.

Nothing Without a Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of the organization’s work. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Seeking Stage Manager for New World Play Festival

Nothing Without a Company seeks a Stage Manager for the New World Play Festival.  This position is a contract position for this individual production with the contract ending at the conclusion of the production run on October 27, 2018.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:


  • Must be in attendance for all rehearsals and performances, including tech rehearsals and invited dress.

    • Rehearsal period beginning October 1st and ending October 24th

Rehearsals at Berger Park Cultural Center

(6205 N. Sheridan Road) and 1127 W. Granville Ave.

    • Performance dates: October 11-13, 18-20, 25-27

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays @ 7pm

    • Hours: Between 6pm and 9pm weekdays with some weekend daytime

availability

  • Stage Manager oversees all technical elements of rehearsals: responsible for lighting, sound, and stage elements as well as recording placement of props and set pieces

  • Works with production staff to ensure lighting/sound cues and any other technical elements are implemented and run smoothly

  • Collect and distribute any script changes

  • Create and distribute pre-set lists and run sheet with House Management crew

  • Share rehearsal report duties with Assistant Director

  • Create and distribute performance reports for each show

  • Find solutions to potential safety problems

  • Communicate to Producer, Director, Assistant Director, and Production Manager in a timely way

  • Monitors run-time of each show in rehearsals and performances


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or comparable professional experience in stage management. 

  • Excellent with written and verbal communications skills.

  • Proficient with soundboards and stage lighting schemes. 

  • Nothing Without a Company gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion. 

Pay: Stipend ($150.00)

Email mike@nothingwithoutacompany.org  with cover letter and resume by September 25, 2018 to schedule an interview. Please include “Stage Manager NPF” in the subject line of your email.

Nothing Without a Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of the organization’s work. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.