Concessions Hawker /​ Portable Concessions Vendor | Fox Theatre

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Department: Food & Beverage

Days/Hours: Variable Schedule including daytime, evening, weekend, or holidays hours as needed based on event schedule
Position Type: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

The Fox Theatre in Atlanta is seeking friendly, highly enthusiastic candidates for the position of Concessions Hawker. 

The Concessions Hawker will travel about the Fox Theatre before, during, and after shows to sell or serve bar and concessions items to guests, utilizing portable vending carriers.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Move about assigned area, enthusiastically selling bar and concessions items to guests
  • Organize and prepare stock prior to the show’s vending
  • Return remaining product, settle all transactions with management, and clean/prep for the next event
  • Other duties as directed
Knowledge, Skills, & Qualifications:
  • Must be able to pass a comprehensive bar and math test, showing general knowledge of wine and drink mixology
  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent
Essential Physical Requirements:
  • Moving about during entire shift, traversing entire venue including moving between multiple floors
  • Continuously carrying, reaching, bending, lifting, stooping, and wiping
  • Sometimes remaining stationary for long periods of time
  • Frequently climbing stairs
  • Be Able to lift up to 50 lbs and carry portable vending carrier with product for long periods of time.
Other Requirements:
  • Must be able to work variable shifts including days, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Successful applicants must be able to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug screening and background check
Company Description:
The Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta’s premier venues for live entertainment. Listed as No. 1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade by Billboard Magazine, the Fox Theatre was most recently named as one of the 2018 “Top Stops Worldwide” by Venues Now magazine and landed in the top three of Pollstar magazine’s 2018 Worldwide Ticket Sales. Other notable accolades include nods for 2017 “Theatre of the Year” by the International Entertainment Buyers Association, Rolling Stone magazine’s “The Best Big Rooms in America” as part of their “Venues That Rock” series (2013) and the 2011 “Outstanding Historic Theatre of the Year” award by the League of Historic American Theatres. For the past decade, the Fox Theatre has consistently ranked in the top three non-residency theatres in North America for gross ticket sales by industry trade magazines, Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Now. The Fox Theatre has the No. 1 social media presence for any theatre or performing arts center in North America (2,000-5,000 seats) and for any Georgia venue according to the “Social Media Power 100” compiled by Venues Now magazine. With 4,665 seats in the theatre, the Fox hosts 250 performances a year, from rock concerts and Broadway productions to ballets, comedy and movies, attracting 500,000 visitors annually. In addition, the Fox hosts wedding receptions, trade shows, corporate meetings and association functions in its fabulous ballrooms, lounge and outdoor terrace.
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization, the Fox Theatre stands today as a fiercely protected landmark and a nationally acclaimed theater and is celebrating its 90th year in 2019.
The Fox prides itself in being much more than just a historic theatre. The Fox is a memory maker! The members of our staff are held to the highest Guest Service Standards. Seeing a smile on the face of every guest and knowing that you are taking part in the making of a memory that will last forever is just one of the many perks of working at the Fox.
Whether on the front lines or behind the scenes, every single member of our staff plays a vital role in the memory-making experience we call “The Fox Experience”. “The Fox Experience” doesn’t stop at the doors of the Fox. The Fox Theatre Institute is a dynamic outreach program offering historic preservation and operations expertise, consultation and education to performing arts venues in Georgia and the region. The Fox Theatre Institute also provides memory-making educational experiences to students through initiatives such as Fox in a Box.
Fox Theatre, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Fox Theatre complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Fox Theatre expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
The Fox Theatre is located at 660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308.

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