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Slowdown is currently seeking employees for bartending, door, and floor positions.

Interested candidates should email us at info@theslowdown.com or stop by during business hours to fill out an application:
Slowdown
729 North 14th Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Slowdown is currently seeking a part time Assistant House Manager. See job description below. Interested candidates should email a resume to info@theslowdown.com.

Slowdown – Assistant House Manager

Slowdown is a live music and event space, opened in 2007 in the North Downtown area of Omaha. The venue is a 12,000 square foot hall and bar environment that offers live music, private/corporate parties, weddings, and an annual College World Series extravaganza which includes an outdoor beer garden, stage, and food vendors. We are looking for a part time Assistant House Manager. The core focus of this role is to successfully oversee the venue during the hours of operations. Applicant should have the following assets:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Self-Starter with a proven work ethic
  • Motivated and will take initiative
  • Ethical and honest
  • Ability to work varying hours, typically at night

Assistant House Manager Role:

  • Train and manage all venue staff during events.
  • Nightly cash handling and settlements.
  • Serve as a daily liaison and provide hospitality for performing artists and crews.
  • Understand and execute band/artist contracts, create show settlements, work with band/artist directly or Tour Managers to settle shows each night.

Essential functions of position include but are not limited to:

  • Work with management to oversee and supervise all staff members.
  • Communicate staff job expectations by planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions.
  • Prepare daily work schedules and delegate specific work duties.
  • Expand, maintain, and disseminate the Company’s service philosophy to lead staff toward optimal working outcomes for guest satisfaction and high staff morale..
  • Resolve general work complaints and escalate to higher management when appropriate.
  • Serve as liaison among the Owners/Management and staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience & Education Requirements

  • Tertiary education with emphasis in hospitality industry or business administration preferred.
  • Experience in management/administration within the hospitality industry/high volume venue and bar may be substituted for education.

Preferred Experience:

  • 3+ years experience in the entertainment industry or hospitality industry or high volume venue/bar to include operations, beverage services, inventory control, special events/banquets.
  • Experience in management and administration.
  • Knowledge of state and local laws as it applies to liquor, labor and health code regulations.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in US.
  • Valid drivers’ license and working vehicle.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Proficient in Windows Office, Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of POS and back office reporting systems.

Work Environment & Schedule

  • Office, nightclub & bar
  • Environment has varying levels of crowd size and noise.
  • Small to Medium office environment with shared desk space.

This role requires continuous standing/walking, speaking in front of large groups, standing for long periods of time in a dimly light, loud, fog-filled multi-level venue.

Shifts are mostly nights, including weekends and some holidays. Part time position to start with full time potential.