2020 Assistant Front of House Manager

Reports to:
Front of House Manager
Beverly Naiditch, Director of Operations

The Assistant Front of House Manager reports directly to the Front of House Manager and indirectly to the Director of Operations (Beverly Naiditch). This staff member assists on a number of key concert related production fronts, including:  

  • working with Festival staff, ticketing/box office contract staff, and work-study teams to seamlessly produce and manage each public event (concerts, recitals, and open rehearsals)
  • training and supervising student usher and parking crew students (ages 14-23)
  • assigning and communicating crew schedules
  • assisting with the sales of EMF merchandise
  • overseeing patron parking, seating, and safety
  • assisting with patron ticketing


Applicants should have:

  • excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • experience managing groups of people (specifically students ages 14-23)
  • experience in customer service
  • This position will require a minimum of 30 hours per week

Applicants should possess strong organizational and time management skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and have an outstanding attention to detail. Strong computer skills (including Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as the use of social media) are needed.

Front of house experience and knowledge of classical music are recommended, but not required.

All summer staff members are encouraged to attend a wide variety of concerts, educational programs, fundraising events, etc., to gain a thorough understanding of all aspects of the artistic and administrative activities of the Festival. Summer staff may occasionally be assigned to projects outside of their position descriptions, as needed.

STIPEND: $1,000 plus housing and a Cafeteria Meal Card OR $300 Food stipend. (Please indicate choice)

ARRIVAL DATE: Monday, June 22, 2020
DEPARTURE DATE: Monday, August 3, 2020


All applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the EMF summer staff application. Send all materials to: Eastern Music Festival, Summer Employment, PO Box 22026, Greensboro, NC  27420. Deadline for the receipt of applications is February 15, 2019.

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(336) 333-7450 ext. 228


Eastern Music Festival is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, weight, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by law.


For more information, email Melissa Edwards, Director of Education & Admissions, or call (336) 333-7450 x227. All information is subject to change without notice.