Position Overview

The Front of House Operations Coordinator is a key member of our customer service team, charged with making sure we deliver exceptional, world-class service at our performances and events.  This person works closely with the Box Office/Guest Services Manager and General Management to set schedule and procedures for all Front of House positions.


Reports to Box Office/Guest Services Manager


Essential Functions

  • Ensure efficiency and tidiness of all FOH areas across complex that includes three theaters, particularly when these areas are open to the public.
  • Create plans and documents to run front of house operations for specific schedules and configurations, often revising to best fit the needs of particular presentations
  • Hire, train, and supervise House Managers
  • Hire, train, and supervise Front of House Associates
  • Assist in scheduling Guest Service Associates
  • Serve as House Manager on individual shifts at least once per week.


Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications: 


  • Prior house management experience
  • Available to work typical performance schedules, which include evenings and weekends.



  • Evident enthusiasm to be of service to others.
  • Poise, diplomacy, and tact under pressure and in sensitive situations.
  • Attention to detail
  • Inclination to take initiative, collaborate, and delegate  to solve problems
  • Proactive planning and problem-solving.
  • Ability to stand and walk for three – four hours at a time.


Required Licenses/Certifications

  • Basset certification (or willingness to obtain)
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification (or willingness to obtain)
To Apply: 

Please send a letter, resume and three references to phone calls, please; candidates of interest will be contacted by a representative of the theater and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Chicago Shakespeare is committed to building diversity and inclusion onstage and throughout the organization.  We especially encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

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