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Lead Front of House Sales and Service College - PT Flex

College of Lake County
Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2023

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Marketing & Sales
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Lead Front of House Sales and Service College - PT Flex

Internal Position Title: Lead Front of House Sales and Service College

Posting Number: S02120

Department:: James Lumber Ctr/Performing Art

Position Type: Part-Time Flex

Job Family: Part-Time Flex

The Lead Front of House Sales and Service is an integral part of the team at The James Lumber Center for Performing Arts (JLC). The JLC's mission is to present high-quality, professional entertainment experiences, celebrate and showcase the variety and value of the performing arts and provide support to college and community programs, activities and educational events held in our facility. The JLC is committed to the principles of access, inclusion, diversity and equity in our center partnerships, department staffing, facility scheduling, artistic programming and presentational use.
The Lead Front of House Sales and Service, a Part-Time Flex employee, will cross-train to work in a variety of patron support areas: box office, ushering and concessions. This position primarily serves as a member of the team which assists the House Supervisor and Box Office Supervisor to ensure every patron has a high-quality experience during events. There are also opportunities to work daily box office hours.

This position will work with a wide variety of community members, staff, faculty and students. This is a collaborative position, providing an immersive experience in Front of House performance support. If you are a lover of live performances, you will have the opportunity to experience many amazing shows while working in a supportive and creative environment!

Required Qualifications:
  1. Customer service work experience.
  2. High School diploma or equivalent.
  3. 21 years of age or older and comfortable selling alcohol to adult patrons.
  4. Cash and credit card sales handling experience.
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Will attend BASSETT certification training (if certification has not already been received.)
  7. Ability to walk, stand for long periods of time, bend, squat, climb, kneel, twist, lift and/or carry (0-20 lbs) and occasionally push 0-50 lbs.

Desired Qualifications:
  1. Strong computer skills, MS Office preferred.
  2. Some experience with ticketing systems or ability to learn new software systems.
  3. Experience in an arts environment.
  4. BASSETT certification (employer-paid training available).
  5. Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus.

Posting Date: 01/24/2023

Closing Date:

Expected Start Date:

Special Instructions Summary: -This is a part-time flex position and employment shall be on an at-will basis, the duration of which shall be in accordance with the needs of the College of Lake County.-Part-time flex employees are not eligible to participate in any benefits program at the College, including tuition reimbursement, tuition waiver, health insurance or paid time off.

Pay Rate: $13.00/hr or $1.00/hr+current pay rate for current employees

Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time Flex

Location Grayslake

Total Hours Per Week: Up to 19 hours per week

Work Schedule:
Up to 19 hours per week**Weekly hours are based on the event schedule and needs of the college when events are scheduled.

Software Testing Required: None

Interview Process Requirements: None

EEO Statement:
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Summary of Essential Functions:
Depending on schedule, this position will rotate between the following responsibilities:
1. Box Office Sales: Sell tickets (in-person window, telephone and mail orders) using computerized on-line ticketing system during weekday box office hours and for weekend and evening scheduled events, running end of shift reconciliation reports and assist with artist merchandise sales as needed.
2. Concession Sales: Set up concession sales for events, including the display of items for sale; reconcile revenue at end of sales shift; inventory concession items as directed; screen and service of beer and wine per BASSET certification requirements (company-paid BASSET certification training provided), including management of the portable bar.
3. Usher/Lobby Assistance: Scan (or collect) tickets from patrons as they enter theaters, assist with patron seating, give directions, distribute playbills, serve as coatroom attendant, lobby greeter, etc. as needed.
4. Other related duties as assigned.

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