Usher - Front of House

Date Posted: Sep 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Oct 06, 2022
Start Date: Sep 29, 2022

Hourly From: $15/hr To $20/hr
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Downtown Toronto
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Mirvish Productions
Mirvish Productions is Canada's largest commercial theatre production company. The company owns and operates four major downtown Toronto theatres

Job Description

Usher – Front of House
 
Mirvish Productions is a Canadian theatre management and production company, based in Toronto, founded by David Mirvish in 1987.  Mirvish Productions is, today, Canada's largest commercial theatre production company. Mirvish Productions owns and operates four magnificent theatres in downtown Toronto - the Royal Alexandra, the Princess of Wales, the CAA Ed Mirvish and the CAA Theatre - each offering its patrons a unique theatre-going experience.
 
 
Usher - Front of House
 
This position reports to Front of House Manager
 
Responsibilities:
  • Ticket taking, directing and leading patrons to seats.
  • Monitoring audience members during a performance.
  • Identifying and resolving potential interruptions to patron enjoyment during a performance.
  • Reviewing and complying with Health and Safety Procedures, Emergency Preparedness, Fire Safety and issues of Accessibility
  • Other duties as assigned


Requirements:

  • Previous experience in customer service.
  • Problem solving and quickly adapting to various situations.
  • Strong communication skills when speaking with both patrons and co-workers.
  • A positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Concession sales experience and cash handling skills an asset, but not required.


Additional Info:

Working in a theatre, this position will be required to work evenings, weekends, occasional weekdays and holidays.  A typical work week will be 36 hours- Tuesday- Saturday evenings, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
 
Starting Date: Immediately
Job Type:  Full -Time and Part-Time
Location: Toronto, Ontario (On-site) 
Hourly Wage: $17.48 per hour
 
Mirvish Productions is committed to increasing diversity and inclusion throughout our organization. Mirvish Productions is dedicated to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a barrier free work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let our HR Department know.
 
Mirvish Productions recognizes its heightened duty to protect employees from health and safety risks during the current pandemic. As such, an offer of employment shall be conditional on proof of full COVID-19 vaccination with a vaccine series approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization.

 

How to Apply:

If you have the appropriate qualifications for this role and believe you would be able to make a beneficial contribution to Mirvish Productions, please submit your resume and cover letter in a single PDF document by Thursday, October 6, 2022 prior to 5:00 p.m. to fohjobs@mirvish.com

 
Please include Competition #2022-017, Usher - Front of House on the subject line.
 
Mirvish Productions recognizes its heightened duty to protect employees from health and safety risks during the current pandemic. As such, an offer of employment shall be conditional on proof of full COVID-19 vaccination with a vaccine series approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
 
 

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