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Town Hall Seattle
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Seattle, WA
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Published 17 days ago
  • Responsible for the smooth and efficient execution of rental and Town Hall-produced events. 
  • Prepare for events by reading through provided materials; formulate a plan for managing the day’s event, and impart this plan to the event staff.
  • Act as the primary day-of point of contact between Town Hall and presenters, performers, and rental clients; set a professional and positive tone for all interactions.
  • Oversee hourly production staff during events. Expertly manage large capacity and complex events with highly coordinated project delegation.
  • Open building and ensure presentable condition of event spaces, lobbies, restrooms, cafés, and building exterior. Manage cleaning and maintenance as necessary to keep facility in a continuously event-ready state.
  • Take initiative and proactively coordinate event setup, execution, and break down. Maintain high quality service and execution standards. 
  • Ensure the health and safety of building occupants, including talent, by communicating and enforcing State-mandated COVID safety protocols and enacting rigorous cleaning standards.
  • Articulate and enforce Town Hall policies and regulations to building users.
  • Assist members of the public with a variety of special needs, including early and reserved seating for injured or disabled persons. Facilitate day-of coordination of ASL interpreters and CART services.
  • Collaborate with technical staff to ensure proper set-up and a clear plan for the run of show.
  • Respond to emergency situations by determining and implementing appropriate response with the support of Town Hall’s Front of House staff & volunteers.
  • For Town Hall-produced events: work with day-of-show production team, introducer, and “talent” to initiate event start; introduce select programs, transition event to Q&A and moderate questions, as needed. Work with event partners, such as booksellers, to coordinate post-event activities.
  • Complete end-of-event walkthrough with clients/caterers and staff, ensuring that all spaces have been returned to their pre-event state.
  • Reconcile nightly refreshments earnings (cafe reopening scheduled for November 2021).
  • Submit post-event report in a timely manner, providing comprehensive details about each important aspect of the event. Deposit nightly refreshments, concessions, and box office earnings.
  • Actively engage in work with a positive attitude as a member of the Town Hall team. Ensure that all interactions are culturally responsive, respectful, and based on a foundation of Town Hall’s commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.
  • Attend regular production meetings with the house management team to ensure follow-up on any issues encountered at events. 
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for the smooth and efficient execution of rental and Town Hall-produced events. 
  • Prepare for events by reading through provided materials; formulate a plan for managing the day’s event, and impart this plan to the event staff.
  • Act…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 15, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 7, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$13,000 - $22,000Starting hourly rate is $19/hour. This position is non-exempt. This position is seasonal, September-June.

Benefits

  • Partially-subsidized medical & dental insurance offered.
  • Paid sick and safe time, per Washington state law.
  • Partially-subsidized medical & dental insurance offered.
  • Paid sick and safe time, per Washington state law.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

On-site
1119 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101, United States

How to Apply

Submit resumé and cover letter outlining specific qualifications and your interest in Town Hall, to productionjobs@townhallseattle.org, with House Manager in the subject line.

Resumés are requested by July 31, 2021, but positions will remain open until filled. The ideal start date is August 15, 2021.

For more information about Town Hall or to access this job description online, please visit our website at: www.townhallseattle.org.

Data shows that women and BIPOC candidates more frequently do not apply to a job because they don’t feel that they meet all of the qualifications listed. Our job descriptions are general overviews, not a mandatory comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about our efforts and believe that you have the skills to contribute to the growth of our organization, we want to hear from you!

Submit resumé and cover letter outlining specific qualifications and your interest in Town Hall, to productionjobs@townhallseattle.org, with House Manager in the subject line…

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