Box Office Manager

Posted: 04/09/2023

POSITION:                      Box Office Manager

DEPARTMENT:             Box Office

REPORTS TO:                 Director of Finance/General Manager

FLSA STATUS:               Salaried, Exempt




Oversees ticket sales and all aspects of box office operation by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directs and oversees the internal control of daily operations as outlined in the ASM Global Box Office Manual.
  • Coordinates all event information between the promoter, facility personnel and the ticket company in a timely manner.
  • Works with event promoter and appropriate personnel to establish ticket pricing and seating configuration.
  • Builds and modifies all computer ticket events and issues computer access codes to facility management.
  • Coordinates the house scale for all ticket events.
  • Maintains communication with ticket company representatives for updates and/or revisions in computer operations.
  • Monitors daily ticket sales for all upcoming events and communicates information to the Director and promoter representative.
  • Prepares cash bank and daily accurate inventory of all tickets distributed and available for sale.
  • Prepares and presents the final box office statement for settlement of each event.
  • Responds to customer complaints and service requests to maintain a positive rapport with the ticket buying public.
  • Establishes files on each event that consist of seats on-hold for the building and promoter, complimentary ticket vouchers, event audits and ticket inventory schedules.
  • Supervises, instructs, and trains ticket sellers as to the proper selling procedures.
  • Assists or sells tickets as needed.
  • Opens and or closes ticket window as required.
  • Accurately dispenses tickets as requested by patrons; accepts payment and makes change accurately.
  • Maintains accurate count when selling hard tickets or accesses computer for count of computer printed tickets.
  • Maintains accurate record of daily balance of cash received, tickets sold and change bank/vault.
  • Fills reservations for seats by telephone or mail, handles Will-Call window according to procedures, or other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills, responds promptly to customer needs, responds to requests for service and assistance, able to work independently and handle most box office questions without assistance. 
  • Efficiently and courteously answers questions concerning prices, seating and events. Gives information concerning coming attractions.
  • Prepares and submits daily report of business transactions.
  • Makes bank deposits.
  • Maintains accurate count of tickets sold, money received from ticket sellers and change banks


Supervisory Responsibilities           

  • Manages the Ticket Sellers or other Box Office staff. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with ASM Global’s policies and applicable laws.
  •  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding; disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work flexible hours based on events, including daytime, evening, weekends and holidays, as needed.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English.
  • Must have professional attitude and appearance.


Education and/or Experience          

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • 3 years related experience required
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in accounting and customer service essential
  • Box office experience in a similar environment strongly preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred


Skills and Abilities  

  • Excellent communication, problem solving and organizational skills required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting and financial procedures, including record keeping and reconciliation
  • Ability to analyze data and figures
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices
  • Ability to coordinate and schedule staff
  • Excellent good customer service and public relations skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ticket selling/box office operations
  • Ability to count money, make change accurately


Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle and count coins and currency. The person must be able to climb stairs and walk long distances to access all seating. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


NOTE: The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above.  They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.


ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.