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Town Hall Seattle is a nonprofit community cultural center, offering a broad program of music, humanities, civic discourse, and world culture events. Formed collaboratively in 1998 as a shared venue, Town Hall Seattle is at once an arts organization and a community resource, with a season collectively programmed by the community itself. Town Hall serves more than 100,000 audience members and artists at 400+ events annually, and its century-old landmark home reopened in 2019 after a $35 million top-to-bottom renovation. Learn more about our mission and history here.

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Director of Finance and Operations

Full-Time | Seattle, WA

The Director of Finance & Operations leads all business functions at Town Hall including finance, IT, HR and operations. As a key member of the leadership team, this role manages essential relationships with staff and board; this role reports to the Executive Director and manages three direct reports. Priorities of the role include development of the annual budget, implementation and maintenance of financial policies and procedures, oversight for the organization’s $4m endowment and sound financial management in support of Town Hall’s mission. The Director of Finance & Operations facilitates smooth organizational operations and reliable IT systems, building authentic relationships with staff and vendors that facilitate open communication to ensure consistent success. This position provides leadership in developing, implementing, and evaluating HR policies and programs including compensation and benefits, employee recruitment and training, personnel management, and stewardship of the organization’s culture. Learn more and apply here.

Interim Executive Director

Full-Time | Seattle, WA

Town Hall’s Interim Executive Director (Interim ED) will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations through a transitional period of 12 to 18 months beginning February 2024. This role will report to the Town Hall Board of Directors (Board) and supervise the Leadership Team comprising directors from the programming, development, marketing, finance/HR and production departments. The Interim ED will prioritize stabilization of the organization and create a healthy operational model for Town Hall, working with the Board and drawing upon the institutional knowledge and expertise of the Leadership Team. The Interim ED will be an external face for Town Hall and/or will determine whom to best involve when strategic external communications, partnerships, and fund development are needed. Learn more and apply here.


House Manager

Part-time/Seasonal | Seattle, WA

Town Hall seeks a seasonal, part-time House Manager to manage day-of-show logistics and public safety at Town Hall produced events and rental events. Reporting to the Production Manager, the House Manager works with the production staff to ensure a clean, safe, and customer service-oriented environment for our patrons. The House Manager serves as liaison to Town Hall rental clients, artists and speakers, press, booksellers, and other event personnel. Event-related duties include furniture set-up, building upkeep, day-of-show event coordination, and managing operations of the Town Hall cafés. Shifts vary in length but are typically 5-7  hours. Shift times vary based on event needs. Evening and weekend hours are required, a minimum of 3 shifts per week. Learn more and apply here.


Patron Services Associates

Part-time/Seasonal | Seattle, WA

Town Hall Seattle seeks a seasonal, part-time Patron Services Associate to oversee Town Hall’s nightly ticketing activities. The Patron Services Associate (PSA) is responsible for processing ticket orders and running the nightly box office with front-of-house volunteers. As the first line of contact for many of Town Hall’s patrons and the general public, the Patron Services Associate serves as an ambassador for the organization and its continued growth, development, and success. Reporting to the Production Manager, with oversight by the Box Office Manager, the PSA works closely with the nightly House Manager to manage day-of-show logistics and public safety at Town Hall-produced events. The ideal candidate will develop a familiarity with and passion for Town Hall’s mission and programs to act as a friendly and effective advocate for the organization. Shifts vary in length but are typically 4-5 hours. Shift times vary based on event needs. Evening and weekend hours are required. Learn more and apply here.


Event Staff

Part-time/Seasonal | Seattle, WA

Town Hall’s part-time and seasonal Event Staff position supports the House Manager in managing day-of-show logistics and public safety at Town Hall events. Working as a member of the production team, the Event Staff are responsible for maintaining a clean, safe, and customer service-oriented environment for our patrons. Duties include event set-up, building upkeep, light cleaning, and operation of the Town Hall cafés. This position reports directly to the Production Manager. Shifts vary in length but are typically 4-6 hours in length. Shift duration and frequency is based on event needs. Evening and weekend hours are required. Learn more and apply here.


Sound Engineers

Part-time/Seasonal | Seattle, WA

Town Hall seeks seasonal, Part-Time Sound Engineers to manage day-of-show audio routing, mixing and recording of Town Hall events. Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Sound Engineer works with the House Manager, Videographer, and house staff to ensure high-quality performance level audio in a safe and customer service-oriented environment. Event-related duties include set-up, operation and tear down of the technical equipment used to record, amplify and mix sound. Occasional video projection set-up and basic lightboard operation may also be required. Shifts vary in length and shift times vary based on event needs. Evening and weekend hours are required. Ladder work may be required. Learn more and apply here.


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