Front of House Coordinator
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
New York, NY 10038
Founded as Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, LMCC is a dynamic non-profit organization that serves, connects, and makes space for artists and community. Since 1973, LMCC has been the champion for independent artists in New York City and the cultural life force of Lower Manhattan.
LMCC seeks part-time temporary Front of House Coordinators from mid-April through July 2021 for the 2021 River To River Festival to implement LMCC’s on-site presence and Front of House strategy at River To River events. The festival dates are June 10-30; the position includes periodic site visits and administrative work from mid-April leading up to the Festival. Events will be divided among several coordinators based on availability provided at the time of accepting the position.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Attending meetings and site visits with artists and Production team prior to the festival to develop FOH strategy
Liaise with the Creative Producer and Marketing Team to create any necessary front-of-house materials specific to project(s) being managed
Working with LMCC staff to manage Front of House strategy at River To River events, which will include:
o overseeing staffing and volunteers for assigned project(s)
o managing logistics and set up of event materials including: signage, tent/table/chairs and materials and all transportation of materials
o supporting collection and management of RSVPs, including the management of the waitlists
o ensuring all established COVID-19 protocols in accordance with New York State health and safety guidelines are followed by events attendees
Working with Production Manager(s) to fill out Event Reports following each event
Supervisory responsibilities include:
Volunteer(s) and other Support Staff
RequirementsExperience in house management, event management, and/or customer service
Demonstrable project management skills in varied settings
Knowledge and interest in contemporary performing and visual arts
Ability to prioritize workload and time manage to multiple deadlines
Ability to remain calm in periods of hectic activity
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong administrative and organizational skills; experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.), Gmail and Google calendar, FormAssembly, EventBrite and Mac OS.