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Group Sales Manager

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theatre, a national center for the production, presentation, development, and study of the American Theatre, seeks an experienced candidate for the Group Sales Manager position. This position will report to the Director of Audience Services and be responsible for marketing, sales, customer service and execution of group sales.


  • Identify and cultivate partnerships with community organizations that would benefit from an affiliation with Arena, including fundraising and corporate organizations.
  • Research, contact and develop relationships with potential new groups.
  • Assist in the coordination of special events for groups.
  • Manage the day to day operations of the Group Sales Office including but not limited to supervising group sales associates, completion of reservations and providing customer service to existing groups.
  • Provides operational and administrative support for the department: including generating contracts, reports, tracking and processing payments, provide information on Arena’s group packages to inbound callers, selling seats, maintaining office supplies, printing and filing group tickets.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree required. Qualities specific to position: Work experience managing contractors; 3-5 years of customer service and sales experience; excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and relationship building skills; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task several projects as assigned; solid computer aptitude. Experience with Tessitura a plus.

This position is full time. Benefits include vacation, medical and dental insurance, and 403(b) plan and life insurance/long term disability coverage upon eligibility.

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume
and references to:

Jay Chiang
Human Resources and
Finance Associate
Arena Stage
1101 6th St. SW
Washington, DC 20024
Fax: 202-488-4056

No calls please.

Arena Stage values diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.