Flickerfest – Front of House Manager

By November 26, 2013 Jobs

Flickerfest, Australia’s premier International Short Film Festival is looking for a dynamic and passionate person with demonstrated arts and events experience to join us as our Front of House Manager for Flickerfest 2014 in Bondi Beach.

The role is shared with one other and commences on the festival date from Friday 10th till the 19th of January 2014. This is a short term contract and you will be required to work 6 hours a day for 10 days. The Front of House Manager will also be required to attend the volunteer briefing on Monday 6th or Tuesday 7th of January (TBC).

This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to play a pivotal role in assisting in the smooth running of an internationally acclaimed and Academy Accredited short film festival. The job will be assisting the festival manager and director with all Front of House aspects of running the 10 day festival. The Front of House Manager will also manage approximately 25 volunteers.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-Managing approximately 25 volunteers who work in the following areas: Administration, Box Office, Front of House, Technical Support.
-Managing the smooth running of all Front of House operations from the beginning to the end of the day, including:
*Opening the building daily
*Ensuring signage is well placed and visible (chalkboard, FF pop-up banners, sponsors banners)
*Setting up the information desk
*Ensure all public areas and bar is tidy, and ensure sponsored promotional material is on display
*Set-up public queuing systems in bar
*Ensure opening and closing times for bar and box office are managed
*Manage all sound checks indoor / manage all 2 way radio set-up and communication
*Manage all set-up for evening and outdoor screening
*Ensure building is clear for lock-up at end of day

Selection Criteria includes:
-Previous experience preferably within an arts or festival environment
-Demonstrated experience in managing Front of House for events
-Self-motivated, highly organised and ability to pay great attention to detail
-Can operate autonomously and use initiative while still working as part of the team
-Demonstrated experience of supervising or managing volunteers and devising staff schedules

Please email through a short cover letter with your CV to: manager@flickerfest.com.au with Front of House Manager Application in the subject line.

Deadline is 10th December 2013 at 5pm