Job Opportunity

Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks a full-time Box Office Manager & Marketing Associate to lead the customer service strategy for performance events. This position reports directly to Dance Place’s Marketing Manager Amanda Blythe. Areas of Responsibility:
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Maintenance of records in the database, including creation of ticketed events, discount codes, box office reports and merging duplicate accounts
• Coordination with over 30 performance artists annually to ensure smooth box office procedures for their individual performances
• Management of weekend front of house staff, including training of additional weekend Box Office Managers, Ushers and Concessions workers • Researching, contacting and tracking organizations for potential group sales
• Supporting the marketing department in creation of HTML emails, direct mail campaigns, press releases and website updates

Required Skills/ Qualifications:

• Previous experience with database management, HTML, website content management is required. Experience with WordPress and the

PatronManager database system is a plus

• Ability to balance multiple competing priorities, complex situations and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Skill at establishing and cultivating strong relationships with peers across different levels of the organization, internally and externally
• Ability to identify and respond to issues/opportunities in a timely manner with a controlled demeanor • Detail-oriented, self-starter with high initiative
• Flexible schedule − this position requires working occasional evening and regular weekend performance shifts, as well as special events

Education and Experience Requirements:

• Bachelors Degree in a related field
• 1 + years of box office or marketing/communications experience


• 30 hours per week, year-round position
• Dance Place offers a flexible work schedule as well as medical, dental and vision insurance package, plus (401) K plan • Employees are able to take class and attend Dance Place performances for free

How to apply:

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and two references to No phone calls please.
Deadline to apply: Aug 21, 2015

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