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Assistant Box Office Manager

People's Light

Post Date: Jul 3, 2024

People’s Light is an equal opportunity employer. We work to cultivate a deep and wide reach in order to connect with prospective employees who have varied experiences and skills, a collaborative attitude, and the capacity and desire for growth.

People’s Light seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to create an antiracist, socially just, and inclusive presence in Chester County and our surrounding community. People’s Light does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Applicants from populations historically underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.



The Assistant Box Office Manager is responsible for completing all patron interactions with enthusiasm, expertise, and efficiency. This position is the face of People’s Light and will embody the values and mission that the organization presents. The Assistant Box Office Manager will adhere to all People’s Light policies and standards in all situations, relying on the best judgement and training in time-sensitive situations.


  • Maintain superior customer service via phone, email, and in-person
  • Handle ticket sales and exchanges
  • Entering orders and subscriptions into ticketing database
  • Resolution of ticketing inquiries and patron concerns, and maintaining patron accounts
  • Printing and distributing tickets for performances
  • Responding to and processing donation and comp request
  • Managing incoming and outgoing mail, and receive deliveries
  • Maintaining office supplies
  • Attending and completing various trainings, as necessary
  • Perform various tasks designated by the Associate Director of Ticketing and Sales


  • First line of defense for “Priority Patron Relations” (escalate to Director level if needed)
  • Bringing in roughly 70% of performances
  • First line of defense for incoming sales requests (window, telephone, email, mail)


  • Excellent communication skills and a passion for working with a diverse public
  • Comfort handling a high volume of telephone calls and in-person customer interaction
  • Computer familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Applicants should have a flexible schedule with holiday availability and be willing to work within the scheduling needs of the Box Office
  • Strong knowledge of customer service, computer operations and organization skills
  • Ensure integrity of daily balancing and handling of all payments, as well as maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive information


  • Previous Ticketing experience
  • 1-2 years experience as an Assistant Box Office manager or Box Office representative
  • Software skills with Tessitura or other customer databases
  • Bilingual Spanish


This job requires night and weekend availability. Candidates must have reliable transportation to and from the theatre.

How To Apply



Please use the form above to submit your application. We request a cover letter, resume, and references. If you have any questions, reach out to Brittany Woodard Associate Director of Ticketing and sales at [email protected]. Phone calls are welcomed.


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