Sales Advisor

Job Description

Do you have exceptional customer service skills and a flair for dealing with the public?

Do you have experience working in a busy sales environment and an interest in theatre?

We are looking for a talented individual to join our busy Box Office team as a Sales Advisor based at The Core at Corby Cube.

Job Purpose

In this customer facing sales role, the Sales Advisor will provide excellent customer service by ensuring the smooth processing of ticket sales within Northampton Arts Management Trust's Box Office operation. This includes providing information about shows, encouraging charitable donations to the theatre, and creating a welcoming reception environment and courteous point of contact for all visitors.


22.5 hours per week (3 x 7.5 hour shifts). Flexible working on a rota basis including regular evening and weekends is required. The role is based in Corby at The Core at Corby Cube.

Task Areas

  • To be responsible for selling tickets for all venues for which NAMT provide Box Office services and proactively work to ensure achievement of sales targets for all shows; identifying opportunities to upsell, cross-sell and promote loyalty and subscription.
  • To ensure excellent, informed and courteous service for customers at all times.
  • To assist the smooth-running of the Box Office by correctly taking cash, cheques, voucher or card bookings in person and by telephone.
  • To stay up to date with the venue's website and online booking features so as to be able to provide advice and assistance to customers as required.
  • To be responsible for the safe-keeping of individual floats and keys, and reconciling takings at the end of the shift.

For full Job Description, please see our website.

Essential Skills


  • Minimum of 6 months' experience working in a ticket/box office or similar busy sales orientated environment.


  • An interest in theatre, arts and cultural activities.
  • A commitment to diversity, representation & inclusion.


  • Flair for dealing with the public, with excellent customer service skills and demonstrable ability to talk enthusiastically about a range of products.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and enthusiasm for working as part of a team, with willingness to take responsibility when required.
  • Confidence in upselling and cross-selling events and encouraging increased spend including donations.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • A proven ability to handle demanding and difficult situations with the public, in a calm and confident manner.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a pressured environment without compromising on quality and accuracy.
  • Able to adapt to a lively and constantly changing programme and environment, with a flexible attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Strong organisational and timekeeping skills.
  • A flexible approach to working patterns, with the willingness to work varying shifts, including regular evenings and weekends.

Desirable Skills


  • Experience of operating computerised ticketing systems, ideally TESSITURA.
  • Previous experience/involvement in the arts.
  • Cash handling/till reconciliation experience.


  • GDPR


  • Able to drive with access to own vehicle.

Closing Date: Wednesday 20th September 2023
Interviews: Wednesday 27th September 2023

How To Apply

Please submit a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) stating your relevant experience, knowledge and skills for the role along with your CV.

As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer, we would like you to complete an equal opportunity monitoring form. You will receive an email from us to acknowledge your application which will include a link to complete this.

For further information about The Core at Corby Cube, Royal and Derngate and this Sales Advisor role, please see our websites.

About Company

Northamptonshire Arts Management Trust (NAMT) provides shared services for arts venues in the county; from strategic and managerial leadership, to show and film programming, IT, administrative, accounting and marketing support.