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Heider Center for the Arts Seeks Part Time Business Manager

Heider Center for the Arts Seeks Part Time Business Manager

The Heider Center for the Arts is a non-profit fine arts facility located in West Salem, Wisconsin. Its mission is to provide high quality artistic events and educational programs to the region. The Heider Center operates as a community arts center and offers concerts and professional performances, educational shows, and community education classes governed by a board of directors. The Center employs a part-time arts director and a part-time fine arts business manager. For more information about the Heider Center, please visit

The Heider Center is seeking a customer-service oriented part-time (not to exceed 900 hours/year) fine arts business manager to:
  • Manage the box office for 10 hours a week (likely Tues 1pm-6pm and Fri 9am-2pm)
  • Manage the box office during all performances (about 6 hours per performance; 8 performances October through April)
  • Attend monthly board meetings (about 60-90 mins. each)
  • Manage the business affairs of the Heider Center (about 8hrs/week)

Principal duties include:
  • Create and maintain a customer service culture
  • Maintain Center budgets and ensure fiscal reporting
  • Assist the Director with correspondence, publicity materials, and operational elements
  • Maintain customer mailing list
  • Prepare monthly and annual business managers reports for the Board
  • Administrative tasks such as invoicing sponsors and advertisers, Center mailings, and providing accommodations for performers
  • Work with committee chairs to advance the Center's mission
  • Prepare materials for annual fundraising events
  • Responsible for ticket sales and seating arrangements for performances
  • Prepare advertising materials and show bulletins for each performance

Technical skills:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Knowledgeable in QuickBooks and Publisher
  • Familiar with Box Office Ticketing Software (Currently using Thundertix)
  • Familiar with BOCA Printing Equipment

Pay: $15/hour

If you are interested in joining our hardworking, enthusiastic team please send: (1) a cover letter of interest, and, (2) a resume, including the names and contact information for three references (2 professional, 1 personal) to by February 19, 2021. Or by hard copy to the Heider Center, 405 E Hamlin St, West Salem, WI 54669. A tentative start date of March 15, 2021 is anticipated.

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