Front of House Coordinator

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

125 Maiden Lane, 2nd Floor
NY 10038


Jul 01, 2022


May 09, 2022

River To River Front of House Coordinator
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
June 1st - July 1st 2022

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 River To River Front of House Coordinators in June for the 2022 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 12-26; the position includes periodic site visits and administrative work from early June leading up to the festival. Events will be divided among several coordinators based on availability provided at the time of accepting the position. Front of House Coordinators report to the Front of House Manager, Kasie Kirkland and support the Public Programs Department.

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 Front of House Manager, Production Manager 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:

  • FOH Assistants and Volunteer(s)

Compensation: $2,000 for the full festival (approx 60- 80 hours in total)

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a
culturally diverse and equitable environment, and strongly encourages applications from people
of color and women.

To learn more about LMCC, please visit


Qualifications: Strong candidates for this position will have:

  • Experience 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
  • Collaborative self-starter
  • 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.