Who We Are:The Kennedy Center is the nation’s cultural center and living memorial to President John F. Kennedy. Located on the banks of the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., the Center presents more than 2,000 performances each year across all genres, and is also home to artistic affiliates Washington National Opera and National Symphony Orchestra. Diversity is a critical component of our mission, vision, and values. Our staff exhibits a wide variety of perspectives and experiences which enable us to foster and strengthen an environment of diversity and inclusion. Mission Statement: As the nation’s performing arts center, and a living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, we are a leader for the arts across America and around the world, reaching and connecting with artists, inspiring and educating communities. We welcome all to create, experience, learn about, and engage with the arts.  Job Description:

  • College degree or equivalent is required plus one to three years’ experience in theater operations and front of house management with direct supervision of staff.
  • Knowledge of the theatrical settlement process is required.  A practical knowledge of technical aspects of production operations is helpful.
  • Demonstrated success in positive dealings with the general public is needed; customer service training (hospitality and food service training acceptable equivalents) is preferred.
  • A thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required with particular skills in manipulation of MS Excel documents helpful.
  • Excellent organization, management, communication and financial management skills are required in order to successfully facilitate the accurate financial operation of the theater.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and the ability to prioritize in a multi-task environment working with a variety of individuals are required.
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