Capital Fringe is seeking up to 12 motivated individuals to serve as Fringe Festival Venue Managers for the 2019 Capital Fringe Festival. The Venue Manager acts as the primary point of contact of Capital Fringe to the Fringe Run Venue contacts, artists, volunteers and patrons of their particular venue. This position reports to the Festival Producer.
Looking for problem solvers, excellent communication skills, and stay cool and happy under pressure. The Venue Manager primarily serves as house manager but should have a basic understanding of technical equipment, with the ability to troubleshoot in the event of equipment failure. Venue Managers ensure a smooth, and pleasant, experience for both Fringe artists and audiences alike.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
TIME COMMITMENT AND COMPENSATION
The Venue Manager is a seasonal contract position from July 1 – August 2, 2019. The specific schedule is based on the performance calendar of each venue and will be discussed during the hiring process. There may be trainings that take place in late June, depending on availability. Salary is commensurate with experience and paid biweekly.
DESCRIPTION OF FESTIVAL
The 14th Annual Capital Fringe Festival, July 9-28 in SW DC! 90 productions on 11 stages at six different venues. Approximately 450 performances Tuesdays - Sundays.
Email cover letter and resume with references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “Venue Manager” in the subject line. Position will remain advertised until filled.
Fringe is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.