Employment Opportunities

 

Neptune Theatre

Celebrating over 50 years of entertaining, educating, and challenging audiences.

Join the Neptune Theatre Team!

 

Front of House Manager

Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, Neptune Theatre is one of Canada's premiere regional theatres and has provided Atlantic Canada with high-quality, professional theatre for over 50 years.  Neptune Theatre is an integral part of the arts community in Nova Scotia with the 458-seat Fountain Hall Theatre, 192-seat Scotiabank Stage, a Theatre School with over 1,400 students, and a Young Neptune Company touring program that performs to over 20,000 students each year.

The Front of House (FOH) Department at Neptune consists of a full time Senior FOH Manager and multiple Part Time Duty FOH Managers.  Our Duty FOH Managers are at the front of the line for customer service and have primary responsibility for all aspects of FOH Management during their shifts.  A Duty FOH Manager is responsible for the following:

  • Supervising a team of ushers and bar staff
  • Providing patrons with exemplary customer service
  • Participating in activities that enhance the overall experience of attending theatre
  • Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety, Fire Regulations, Liquor Control Regulations and Smoking Regulations
  • Bar and merchandise sales and inventory management
  • Working with performance production teams
  • Handling and balancing of the bar monies each shift
  • Physical security and access control of the building
  • The overall safety and comfort of our audiences
  • A variety of administrative and customer oriented tasks

Candidates for this position should have a post-secondary degree or diploma, and/or prior experience in a similar role. A strong sense of responsibility and reliability are essential.  Excellent customer service, leadership, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills are essential. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel), strong problem solving skills, attention to detail and multi-tasking skills are required.  Hours vary, but are mostly evenings and weekends with some daytime events. Weekend availability is a must, and candidates who are able to continue to work throughout the holiday season will be given preference. 

If you enjoy interacting with people in a pleasant, friendly environment, are calm under pressure, able to motivate a team to excellence, and want to share in the excitement of live professional theatre, please forward your resume and cover letter by October 25th 2017  to:

Duty Front of House Manager Search
fohmgr@neptunetheatre.com
Neptune Theatre
1593 Argyle St., Halifax, NS. B3J 2B2

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We are seeking Part-time Ushers/Bartenders for our 55th Season

Located in the heart of downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, Neptune Theatre is one of Canada's premiere regional theatres and has provided Atlantic Canada with high-quality, professional theatre for over 50 years.  Neptune Theatre is an integral part of the arts community in Nova Scotia with the 458-seat Fountain Hall Theatre, 192-seat Scotiabank Stage, a Theatre School with over 1,400 students, and a Young Neptune Company touring program that performs to over 20,000 students each year.

Our Ushers and Bartenders are at the front of the line for customer service and serve as Neptune Theatre’s performance and event hosts.  Under the direct supervision of a Duty Front of House Manager, Ushers and Bartenders are responsible for the following:

  • Preparing the theatre and lobbies for the reception of patrons
  • Scanning tickets and directing guests to their seats
  • Providing information to customers on Neptune Theatre programs and services
  • Setting up the bars and selling beverages and snacks to patrons in a fast paced environment
  • Operating POS equipment, making accurate change and reconciling cash at the bars
  • Working special events at Neptune Theatre
  • Addressing customers’ requests for assistance or complaints
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidates for these positions must be 19 years & older, have very good oral and written communication skills, an excellent work and attendance record, work well with a team and have superior customer service skills. We expect dedication, reliability and a strong sense of responsibility from our staff.  Hours vary, but are mostly evenings and weekends with some daytime events. Weekend availability is a must, and candidates who are able to continue to work throughout the holiday season will be given preference.  Prior experience in a similar role would be desirable.

If you are seeking flexible hours, enjoy interacting with people in a pleasant, friendly environment and want to share in the excitement of live professional theatre, please forward your resume and cover letter by October 25th 2017 to:

Usher/Bartender Search
fohmgr@neptunetheatre.com
Neptune Theatre
1593 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS 
B3J 2B2

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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