Washington’s, a new live music venue, is seeking an experienced Venue Manager. The Venue Manager is responsible for the successful execution and management of all front of house functions for two ticketed live music venues in Northern Colorado. The Venue Manager will lead a team including Guest Services, Box Office, Security, and Bar Staffing with the goal of exemplary service to all guests of the venue and to visiting artists. The Venue Manager will also identify necessary vendor / partner support, and manage accordingly and be responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the venue facilities. The role will report to the Live Music Manager.
The successful candidate will possess a minimum of five (5+) years of operational experience in a managerial role in the entertainment or hospitality industry as well as managing a facility. Successful candidate will have proven interpersonal skills including communication, organizational and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work under pressure. Experience in managing, developing and mentoring staff is a must as well as the ability to effectively manage schedules and budgeting. Candidates must place a high value on integrity and doing the right thing. Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management, Business, or Related Field, experience in the music industry, including working with artists, extensive knowledge in overseeing food, labor, and beverage costs, as well as, inventory management. Experience working as part of or closely with a non-profit organization is also preferred.
Physical requirements for the position include the following: ability to stand, kneel and/or crouch for long periods of time, work in varying physical environments, ability to lift and move excess of 60 lbs. as necessary during the normal flow of the day-to-day workload preferably unassisted, as needed, and to move 100 lbs., with assistance. Position will require the loading and unloading of equipment, as needed.
Washington’s will be a mid-size music venue that will showcase local, regional, and national acts. It is slated to open in early 2018 in downtown Fort Collins at 132 Laporte Ave. Washington’s will complement the current music scene in Fort Collins and will be an important link to the activities at Fort Collins’ Music District.
Washington’s is a new Bohemian venture. Bohemian includes a variety of... Fort Collins based entities, including Washington’s; Bohemian Foundation, a private family foundation established in 2001; the Music District; Bohemian Companies, a private family office owned by philanthropist Pat Stryker; and additional entities.
Bohemian Foundation is a private family foundation based in Fort Collins, Colorado that works at involving our fellow citizens in the care and improvement of our community. The Foundation is an affiliate to Bohemian Companies and the Foundation is home to a collegial team of professionals who are passionate about making a difference. Bohemian Foundation is committed to the care and enrichment of our local, national, and global communities. The Foundation accomplishes the work through grantmaking, programs, and events in our Community, Music, Global, and Civic Programs.
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