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Bar & Box Office Duty Manager

Job details

Basement Theatre
28 Apr 2021
Work type
Part time employment, Casual employment
Work classification
Performing Arts, Other


We're seeking an experienced hospo star to manage Basement Theatre's bar and front of house approximately two nights a week. You'll be part of a small but perfectly formed Venue Host team who create a warm, welcoming and safe vibe for all our artists and audiences.

This role not only manages the bar, but also oversees ticketing and general show front of house duties. Training will be available for those that have not experienced theatre front of house or ticketing activities.

Shifts will be available on a casual basis, generally taking place between Tuesday - Saturday, 5pm - 2am. The rate will be $25/hr.
The Role: Bar & Box Office Duty Manager

This is a role which manages all needs of visitors during Basement's opening hours, including bartending, selling tickets and maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the space.

For this role you will have:

  • At least two years experience in hospitality and a dedication to a high level of customer service;
  • Knowledge of, and interest in, beer, wine, spirits & cocktail making;
  • A friendly, warm and welcoming presence;
  • Excellent communication skills to work as part of a small team and assist in reporting activities;
  • A high standard for cleanliness and the upkeep of hospitality systems;
  • An interest in performing arts.

You will be well-presented, reliable and available to work weekends and nights.

These skills/attributes will offer you an advantage above other candidates:

  • An LCQ (or ideally a current Manager's Certificate);
  • Understanding of tikanga, te ao Māori and ability to speak te reo;
  • Familiarity with ticket sales and show front of house procedures;
  • Knowledge of NZ Sign Language;
  • Current first aid certification.
How to apply

To apply, email with a CV and cover letter.

If you wish to see a job description, please also email Joel at the address above.

Written by

Basement Theatre

7 Apr 2021

Basement Theatre is Auckland’s culture-defining powerhouse - home to an artistic mixtape of theatre makers, dancers, visual artists, poets, musicians, comedians and everyone in between.