Box Office Customer Service Associate


Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is seeking a bright, motivated, hard-working individual to serve as a Box Office Customer Service Associate.

Flexible Schedule: Days, Nights, Weekends, Holidays

Position: Part-Time (No Medical, Dental, Leave Benefits)

Direct Supervisor: Box Office Manager

Job Benefits: Friendly, team-oriented work environment


  • Receives and returns customers’ phone calls, answers questions on performances and events, ticket availability and prices, other available services; shares pertinent policies, resolves customer issues and complaints as needed while complying with policies;
  • Processes payments by check, credit card, and cash, record payments in log for accounting purposes, and documenting on reservation forms;
  • Enters ticket sales into computer databases and prints tickets; files tickets and reservations for future reference and distribution;
  • Receives and directs people conducting business in-person at Riverside Center;
  • Prepares mailings to customers, including ticket packages and event information;
  • Prints/copies fliers, forms, and other materials as needed to conduct day-to-day business; re-stocks customer information table when necessary;
  • Attends mandatory Box Office staff meetings;
  • Undertakes other duties as assigned;

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • omputer skills – Typing, 10-key or calculator, experience using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Access;
  • Communication skills – communicate clearly and accurately with customers (in person and on telephone) in a courteous, professional manner. Legible handwriting or printing.
  • Equipment operation – computer, printer, copier, cash register, fax, calculator
  • Analytical ability – must be able to gather, sort, and document detailed data necessary to process reservations and orders and to effectively resolve customer concerns;
  • Other – Ability to work both independently and in a team environment, and to multitask and manage time efficiently;

To apply for the position, please send résumé and cover letter with two references to Debbie Kersey, Box Office Manager at

Minimum Requirements:

  • Clear, pleasant voice. Legible handwriting or printing
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Some previous experience in customer service
  • Dress and groom in a manner that projects a public image commensurate with the quality standards of Riverside Center
  • Dependable transportation to and from Riverside Center

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.