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Box Office Associate

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  • Start Date Flexible

The Second City is searching for dynamic, customer-service oriented applicants to serve as part time Box Office Associates for our three professional and two student theatres.


One of the busiest positions in our building, the Box Office Associate is responsible for the sales of tickets via phone and in person, will call procedures nightly for our five busy theatre spaces, general customer service and online sales support, as well as various administrative tasks. This position is under the supervision of the Box Office Manager.


Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic about comedy, improv, and theatre, as well as have a working knowledge of the Chicago theatre or comedy scenes. We are looking for candidates with good telephone presence, and a demonstrated history of dependability and punctuality.

Previous box office experience is preferred and experience with Excel is required. Applicants must be over 21 to apply.


Weekend and nighttime availability is required for this position, and operational hours range from 10am until 2am throughout the week. The Second City asks for a minimum weekly commitment of 10 hours, with a maximum of 30.

Associates are paid an hourly wage, and have the opportunity to make commission off of merchandise sales and dinner reservations bookings.


Please send a cover letter and resume to No phone calls please. EOE.