Vortex Front of House Manager

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The Vortex Theatre is looking for a Front of House Manager. The FOHM is responsible for the smooth operation of both the lobby and audience seating area during the run of the show.

Job Description

House managers welcome the public to the theatre and oversee their safety and well-being before, during, and immediately after the show. They answer questions, listen to patrons' compliments and concerns, and make audience members feel welcome.The front-of-house staff may be the only members of the company who the audience interact with on a regular basis, so their interactions are of prime importance.


Responsibilities of the house manager include: recruiting, training and supervising box office and concessions volunteers; coordinating building opening times with stage manager; checking restrooms before opening, after intermission and at end of night; cleaning house area and restocking supplies. The FOHM reconciles the ticket sales and concession sales and provides that information to the Vortex financial staff.

Specific Duties


Applicants should be able to work Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Applicants should have at least a high school education and be competent in handling money. Experience in customer service, public speaking, volunteer interaction and problem solving is required.

For questions, please email info@vortexabq.org

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Personal Information

Are you 18 years of ago or older?

Are you a U.S. citizen or approved to work in the United States?

Do you have any condition which would require job accommodations?

The Vortex Theatre complies with the ADA and considers reasonable accommodation measures that may be necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. It is possible that a hire may be tested on skill/agility and may be subject to a medical examination conducted by a medical professional.

Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offense (felony or misdemeanor)?

No applicant will be denied employment solely on the grounds of conviction of a criminal offense. The date of the offense, the nature of the offense, including any significant details that affect the description of the event, and the surrounding circumstances and the relevance of the offense to the position(s) applied for may, however, be considered.

Skills & Qualifications
Education & Training
High School
Vocational school or specialized training

Are you a veteran of the Armed Services?

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The relationship between you and the Vortex Theatre is referred to as "employment at will." This means that your employment can be terminated at any time for any reason, with or without cause, with or without notice, by you or the Vortex Theatre. No representative of Vortex Theatre has authority to enter into any agreement contrary to the foregoing "employment at will" relationship. You understand that your employment is "at will," and that you acknowledge that no oral or written statements or representations regarding your employment can alter your at-will employment status, except for a written statement signed by you and either our Executive Vice-President/Chief Operations Officer or the Company's President.