JOB TITLE: Office Manager
Reports To: Board of Directors via appointed Board Liaison
Position Purpose: Responsible for managing the Whidbey Playhouse facility(s) and coordinates
the daily operations of the theatre.
Essential Functions of Position: (The following criteria reflect fundamental job duties and
essential functions of this position but are not meant to be an exhaustive list.)
Salary Range: $25,000 - $32,000 depending on experience
I. Playhouse Operations Management:
A. Ensures the playhouse office is staffed during all hours open to the public.
B. Performs all bookkeeper duties in a timely manner including, but not limited to:
submitting payroll hours to the accountant, paying bills, submitting proper invoices,
entering deposits and expenses into QuickBooks; and preparing checks to be signed by
C. Accurately maintains records of all financial transactions with all receipts and pertinent
D. Ensures office staff and volunteers follow all financial and office protocols and
E. Conducts background checks via Verified Volunteers and maintains the confidentiality
of all records.
F. Responsible for the communication flow between the Playhouse and all of its
constituents. This includes checking and responding to the Playhouse email daily.
G. Initiates and completes any and all applications and contracts for shows and events
presented or sponsored by the Whidbey Playhouse. This includes the ordering and
timely return of all scripts, scores, and other show related materials.
H. Coordinates all theatre box office ticket printing, advance individual and group sales,
ensuring accuracy of all reservations and the accounting of all box office receipts.
I. Accurate maintenance of all season tickets, coordinating seat assignments, and
dissemination of tickets and materials to subscribers.
J. Prints and copies programs as needed for performances.
K. Maintains and regularly updates the volunteer database.
L. Provides a written Office Manager’s report prior to monthly meetings of the Board of
M. Accurately maintains all other records necessary for the successful operation of the
II. Facility Maintenance
A. Coordinates with the maintenance staff the care, security, and proper maintenance of
Whidbey Playhouse property(s) and its contents.
B. Schedules Playhouse building use and non-Playhouse use of theater equipment. This
includes the maintenance of the online calendar of events going on in the Playhouse
C. Coordinates with Kitchen Manager before each show to ensure items are in stock.
II. Sales Generation, Public Relations and Customer Service:
A. Ensures exceptional customer service is provided to each Whidbey Playhouse patron
B. Coordinates and/or assists the Marketing Specialist with: season ticket sales promotion;
advertising and production of the season program; and researching and implementing
methods for promoting and advertising the Whidbey Playhouse and its activities to the
local and surrounding communities.
C. Ensures display of current announcements related to productions and events on both
interior and exterior bulletin boards.
D. Coordinates with the Annex Chairs regarding information materials and assists in
promotion of Playhouse costumes and props for use by the public.
III. Personnel Management:
A. Ensures a quality level of service is provided by all staff, contracted custodial and
B. Trains any paid staff and volunteer box office personnel to ensure consistency of
procedures and service standards.
C. Completes annual performance evaluations for paid staff.
IV. Other Responsibilities:
A. Performs other related duties as necessary or required.
V. Equipment/Physical Requirements:
A. Functions can primarily be performed seated at a desk or table, however a greater
amount of standing is necessary during peak box office periods.
B. Employee must be able to lift sixty pounds and climb two flights of stairs.
C. Equipment/Software used includes: computer, printer, copier/scanner, QuickBooks,
Dropbox and the Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
VI. Education, Skills and Knowledge desired for this position:
A. High School Diploma or equivalent
B. Excellent customer services skills
C. Strong managerial skills
D. Two years experience in bookkeeping and confidential record keeping.
E. One year experience coordinating or supervising volunteers and/or employees.
F. Experience using QuickBooks and the Office Suite of products.
G. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
H. Ability and initiative to work independently.
HOW TO APPLY:
Thank you for your interest in applying for the position of Office Manager at the
Please include the following documents in your submission:
-A cover letter
-A completed application
-Three letters of reference
Return the completed packet to:
Attn: Allenda Jenkins
P.O. Box 571
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Or email completed application packet to Allenda Jenkins: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will contact you if you are selected for an interview. Thank you for your interest in
Whidbey Playhouse Board