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The Industry
Los Angeles, CA
Concert / Event

Expires: 07/31/17

Job Dates

07/17/17 - 09/25/17

Pay

Project Stipend

The Industry, LAs artist-driven experimental opera company, is seeking a highly motivated independent Box Office Manager for an upcoming production Galileo. This is the opportunity to join the production team that creates the most innovative cultural experiences in Los Angeles (Hopscotch, Invisible Cities).

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@theindustryla.org

About The Industry
Founded in 2010 by director Yuval Sharon, The Industry creates experimental productions that expand the traditional definition of opera. By merging media and through interdisciplinary collaborations, we produce works that inspire new audiences for the art form. Our last major production, the widely acclaimed Hopscotch, was the worlds first mobile opera. It took place in limousines zigzagging around Los Angeles and at iconic sites.
About Galileo
Galileo
By Bertolt Brecht
Adapted and directed by Yuval Sharon
Music by Andy Akiho
Sculpture and Production Design by Liz Glynn

Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro (Los Angeles)
September 15, 16, 17, 23, 24

Performed around an enormous bonfire on Cabrillo Beach, this large-scale collaboration will bring Brechts searing play to life as an anarchic celebration of the triumph of freethinking over authority. Galileo is a large-scale collaboration with contributions by composer Andy Akiho and artist Liz Glynn. Harnessing the elemental power of fire against the backdrop of a limitless horizon, this production viscerally embodies the core ideas of the play and offers a radical new exploration of Brechts influential theories of performance.

Job Profile
The Box Office Manager will be responsible for creating and managing the ticketing and box office systems for the production, as well as handling customer relations.

Key Responsibilities
Develop and implement ticketing system for the production.
Develop language in order to communicate experience of ticketing and production with audiences.
Handle communication with customers, including responding to e-mails and phone calls from customers.
Develop a plan for Front of House in collaboration with House Manger for the performances.
Coordinate, hire, and train ushers + volunteers to work on performances.
Welcoming and orientating audiences at their arrival.
Manage set-up and breakdown of front of house area.
Helping to document audience demographic and participation.


Qualifications + Skills
Experience in the arts or non-profit world.
Experience with front of house / guest services / customer service work.
Experience scheduling and managing staff or volunteers.
Excellent people skills and communication skills.
Must be able to operate an iPad or smart phone.
Management of independent project-based experiences.
Flexible approach for dealing with varied tasks.
Ability to work well as part of local and remote teams and also on own initiative.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Ability to think and work independently.
Ability to problem solve creatively.
Must possess a valid drivers license; have and continue to maintain a safe driving record.

Availability

Work begins: July 17, 2017
Orchestra + Tech Rehearsals: September 5-14, 2017
Performances: September 15-25, 2017 (Friday-Sunday)

This position would be part time and on an as needed basis. The position would be at all performances.

Contact

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Business Address

244 S San Pedro St Ste 304

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Posted: 06/27/2017 17:49:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/07/2016 13:01 EST

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