SFJAZZ.org | FOH House Manager

FOH House Manager

The Front of House House Manager works closely with members of the public, paid usher staff, volunteers, and with many departments within the SFJAZZ organization.  Candidate serves as a House Manager for shows and events both on-site and off-site. The House Manager works to support donor events, rentals, and special performances and events. The House Manager supervises the Front of House staff (ushers and volunteers) as needed, supporting and implementing SFJAZZ policies, including emergency evacuation procedures. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Required Skills 

Minimum Qualification 

Working Conditions
The work schedule requires regular availability on evenings and weekends, with varied needs for daytime availability to support Rental Events.  The SFJAZZ season generally operates on a performance schedule of Thursday-Sunday, in addition to rentals which are typically held Monday-Thursday, generally late September through early August. Physical requirements include ability to safely navigate stairs, extended periods of time standing, working in dark theatre environments, and the ability to lift up to 35 pounds. 


The hourly rate for this position is $31.50 per hour. 

This is a union position.  Employee is required to become a member of the union within 30 days after beginning of employment within bargaining unit.

SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz, presenting over 450 concerts per year to more than 250,000 music fans. The SFJAZZ Center is a beautiful and perfect stage for jazz artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of jazz. The $64 million Center launched in 2013 and the 38-year-old non-profit organization now crafts distinguished programming and education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district. In March of 2020, SFJAZZ launched its digital expansion featuring weekly archival ‘Fridays At Five’ broadcasts, select monthly on demand full concerts, and live stream performances from the SFJAZZ Center. This expansion will continue even with the return of live performances.

To Apply
Please send us your resume and cover letter to job@.sfjazz.org. Include House Manager in the subject line.

SFJAZZ IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY OF STAFF. We particularly welcome those who bring the gifts of diversity to our organization. People of color, people who identify as LGBTQIA, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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