Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, a 329-seat performance venue in downtown Arlington Heights, seeks a Group Sales Associate/Rental Coordinator. This position is part-time position, 25-30 hours a week, with a flexible schedule (depending on time of year, performance schedule, and other departmental needs). The Group Sales and Rental Associate will report to the Audience Services Director. This position will be responsible for initiating, administering and maintaining group sales to theatrical productions, as well as space rentals.

The ideal candidate is motivated, outgoing, highly organized, and committed to excellent customer service. This position will work in the box office, processing group sales/contracts and rental contracts, as well as spend time out in the community, making connections and forming new relationships, working toward additional sales. The Group Sales and Rental Coordinator will be trained in Metropolis’ ticketing system (Arts-People), and cross-train on box office procedures.

Requirements and Qualifications:
– Sales experience and theatre knowledge preferred
– Computer proficiency a must-experience with Word, Excel, Gmail
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills
– Detail-oriented, motivated, and self-sufficient
– Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed
– Ability to organize and manage multiple contract/contacts/etc.

Roles and Responsibilities:
– Daily correspondence via phone and email, with existing and potential clients
– Prompt processing of contracts and deposit payments
– Accurate record keeping
– Follow up on missed payment deadlines/payment reminders
– Distribute bus/parking instructions
– Greet field trip groups on performance days/assist House Manager in seating
– Outreach via phone/email/in person to accumulate new sales/clients
– Present for all facility rentals
– Work with Executive Director and Marketing Director on e-blasts and printed media distribution

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: jobs@metropolisarts.com

Instructions to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: jobs@metropolisarts.com

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@metropolisarts.com

Pay Range: Starting at $13.00/hour