3rd Assistant Treasurer (Part-Time)

Washington, DC
Aug 16, 2019
Aug 28, 2019
Part Time
About the Organization:

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts ("The Kennedy Center") is a world premier performing arts organization and our nation's cultural center. Diversity is a critical component of our mission, vision, and values. Our staff exhibits a wide variety of perspectives and experiences which enable us to foster and strengthen an environment of diversity and inclusion.

Mission Statement: As the nation's performing arts center, and a living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, we are a leader for the arts across America and around the world, reaching and connecting with artists, inspiring and educating communities. We welcome all to create, experience, learn about, and engage with the arts.

The Kennedy Center, which opened on September 8, 1971, is located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. The Center continues its efforts to fulfill President Kennedy's vision by producing and presenting an unmatched variety of theater and musicals, dance and ballet, orchestral, chamber, jazz, popular, world, and folk music, and multimedia performances for all ages.

Job Description:

The 3rd Assistant Treasurer will sell tickets for all performances within the Kennedy Center and assist in the overall functions of the Box Office.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Sell tickets for all Kennedy Center performances in person at the box office window; process tickets for Instant Charge, web, and mail orders; reconcile all sales/exchanges/returns at the end of each sales session.
  • Provide customer service for Kennedy Center patrons via telephone and email as well as in person.
  • Stay informed of current information pertaining to all Kennedy Center events.
  • Take direction from venue treasurers and perform tasks as assigned.

Key Qualifications:
  • Proven strong customer service orientation.
  • A professional demeanor when dealing with the public and with colleagues.
  • Ticket sales experience and knowledge of computer ticketing systems.
  • Written and verbal communication skills and strong basic math skills.
  • Proven accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Interest in and knowledge of the performing arts.

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