Box Office & Arts Assistant - Richmond Ballet

Box Office & Arts Assistant

Richmond Ballet, the State Ballet of Virginia, seeks a Box Office & Arts Assistant to join a dynamic and diverse team of arts professionals at one of the country’s most admired and accomplished regional ballet companies.

Under the direction of the Box Office Manager, the Box Office & Arts Assistant is responsible for selling tickets to the Richmond Ballet professional company and School of Richmond Ballet performances. Additional duties include fulfilling subscriber and group sales requests, data entry, and other administrative tasks as assigned.

Working closely with the marketing and development teams, the Box Office & Arts Assistant will help with performance communications, as well as synthesizing information between subscriber and donor databases. Ideal candidate will possess a demonstrated interest in arts administration, excellent customer service, written and oral communication skills, and strong attention to detail.

Evenings and weekends are required during performance weeks.

Job Responsibilities:

• Sell tickets to all Richmond Ballet and School of Richmond Ballet performances over the phone, by mail, and in person at the box office;
• Ensure the timely processing of all ticketing transactions and maintenance of accurate patron data in the ticketing database;
• Provide a high level of customer service to all patrons;
• Assist with the printing and distribution of will call tickets;
• Fulfill subscription and group sales requests;
• Maintain proper cash handling procedures and end of day balancing of cash;
• Assist with performance communications and synthesizing information between the donor and ticketing databases;
• Data entry and other clerical administrative tasks;
• Performs other duties as required or assigned which are within the scope of the job.

Education/ Experience:

• High School Diploma; or GED required;
• 1+ years previous customer service experience;
• Prior dance/ theater production experience preferred;
• Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and related software.

Employment Details:

Salary and Job Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life & AD&D, Long-Term Disability, Accidental/Critical Illness insurance policies, Health Savings Account, 403(b) Retirement Account
Location: Richmond, Virginia, United States

Prospective candidates should send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected].

The Richmond Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to embracing and promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) throughout the organization including talent recruiting and retention, training, artistic programming, community outreach and workplace culture.

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