Assistant House Manager

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The Shakespeare Theatre Company, a multi-venue LORT B+ theatre, seeks part time Assistant House Managers. Under the direction of the Front of House Manager, this position serves as a key member in welcoming our patrons to the theatre, ensuring their safety, and creating a memorable experience. This position serves as a brand ambassador for Shakespeare theatre Company  during the regular season and provides support for various special events which have included past presentations by The Washington Ballet, Congressional Black Caucus, The Atlantic Festival, Netflix, and many others.


Responsibilities for this position include training and working alongside ushers, greeting and seating patrons, being confident discussing our shows and events, and maintaining a high level of customer care and safety under the direction of the Front of House Manager. This is a part-time position with an hourly rate of $17.00.


The successful candidate will have superior people skills, an upbeat and positive manner, can work both independently and collaboratively, the ability to work quickly, accurately, and calmly under pressure, resolve issues in a positive and respectful manner and value the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Must be able to confidently lead and direct large crowds. A background in face-to-face customer service is preferred, knowledge of theatre is a plus. Must be available for at least two shifts per production, including nights and weekends. Must be able to lift 15 lbs. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age. Please note that STC has a mandatory vaccination policy, along with other safety requirements due to COVID-19.


Shakespeare Theatre Company is committed to building an inclusive, equitable, and anti-racist organization that better reflects the community where we reside and work. To learn more about our on-going efforts and to read our Anti-Racist Action Plan, please visit If you are interested in this position, please apply on our website at, or you may send a cover letter, resume, and references to