House Manager of the Claire Tow Theater

Lincoln Center Theater, a not-for-profit company that operates the Vivian Beaumont Theater, the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater and the Claire Tow Theater in New York City, is seeking a full-time House Manager for the Claire Tow Theater.

The 112-seat Claire Tow Theater at Lincoln Center Theater is home to the LCT3 program as well as other Lincoln Center Theater programming and special events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and supervising all public and private events at the Claire Tow Theater and its public spaces, including the lobby and concessions areas
  • Managing front of house/usher staff for all public and private events at the Claire Tow Theater space, including the lobby and concessions areas
  • Scheduling all front of house personnel for the various events in the space
  • Preparing and maintaining the payroll for the front of house personnel
  • Preparing and maintaining the payroll for the Claire Tow Theater house crews
  • Facilitating the opening and closing of the public space, which includes elevator access to the space, the box office area, lobby and concessions areas, as well as the auditorium/performance space
  • Responsible for coordinating with the box office staff, facilities staff and concessions staff regarding access of the space to the public as well as the maintenance of the public areas
  • Coordinating with production and event personnel (stage managers, event planners, etc.) with regard to timelines of performances/events/
    parties at the Claire Tow Theater
  • Managing event calendars and scheduling for all relevant spaces, including LCT3 productions and Lincoln Center Theater produced events and parties
  • Managing event calendars and scheduling for all outside renters occupying the spaces for theatrical events and/or parties


Qualified candidate will possess strong organization, communication and multi-tasking skills, excellent follow-through and time management, computer proficiency, as well as a positive attitude while interacting with the theatergoing public and the various visiting artists working in the space. Previous experience in House Management and Hospitality in theater, or similar experience in the theater industry, is essential. House Manager reports to the Claire Tow Theater Company Manager and the LCT General Manager. Salary commensurate with experience. Full benefits. Equal opportunity employer.

Please submit cover letter, résumé and references to jobs@lct.org and include “House Manager” in the subject line. Deadline: 4/10/15.