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Based in Fort Collins, Colorado, Bohemian Foundation works to empower citizens and impact communities through its grantmaking programs and special initiatives.

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Venue Manager

  • Aug. 3, 2018

Job Description:

Washington’s, a live music venue, is seeking an experienced Venue Manager. The Venue Manager is responsible for the successful execution and management of all front of house functions for two ticketed live music venues in Northern Colorado. The Venue Manager leads a team including Guest Services, Box Office, Security, and Bar Staffing with the goal of exemplary service to all guests of the venue and to visiting artists. The Venue Manager will also identify necessary vendor / partner support, and manage accordingly and be responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the venue facilities. The role will report to the Live Music Manager.

About Washington’s:

Washington’s is a mid-size music venue that showcases local, regional, and national acts. It is located in downtown Fort Collins at 132 Laporte Ave. Washington’s complements the current music scene in Fort Collins and is an important link to the activities at Fort Collins’ Music District.

Washington’s is a new Bohemian venture. Bohemian includes a variety of Fort Collins based entities, including Washington’s; Bohemian Foundation, a private family foundation established in 2001; the Music District; Bohemian Companies, a private family office owned by philanthropist Pat Stryker; and additional entities.

Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate will possess a minimum of five (5+) years of operational experience in a managerial role in the entertainment or hospitality industry as well as managing a facility. Successful candidate will have proven interpersonal skills including communication, organizational and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work under pressure. Experience in managing, developing and mentoring staff is a must as well as the ability to effectively manage schedules and budgeting. Candidates must place a high value on integrity and doing the right thing. Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management, Business, or Related Field, experience in the music industry, including working with artists, extensive knowledge in overseeing food, labor, and beverage costs, as well as, inventory management. Experience working as part of or closely with a non-profit organization is also preferred.

Physical requirements for the position include the following: ability to stand, kneel and/or crouch for long periods of time, work in varying physical environments, ability to lift and move excess of 60 lbs. as necessary during the normal flow of the day-to-day workload preferably unassisted, as needed, and to move 100 lbs., with assistance. Position will require the loading and unloading of equipment, as needed.

Procedure for Application:

Salary commensurate with experience. Washington’s and Bohemian Foundation are affiliated with Bohemian Companies. All individuals are considered Bohemian Company employees and will follow Bohemian Company employment guidelines and benefit eligibility requirements. Bohemian Companies offers both competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Please send resume with both cover letter and salary history by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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