Artistic Director

Kathleen Kelly

Edgefest Artistic Director

Deanna Relyea

Executive Director

Allison Halerz

Director of Marketing & Events Management

Abby Rudnicki

Art Curator

Nancy Wolfe


  • Jim Fuester
  • Bonnie Gabowitz
  • Paul Koch
  • Henry Reynolds

Job Openings

House Manager and Marketing Assistant

Position Overview:

Kerrytown Concert House (KCH), an arts presenter of and facility for live performances of classical, jazz, cabaret, avant-garde, theatre, and other musical genres seeks a Front of House Manager and Marketing Assistant. This person will be an important member of the five-member staff holding full and part time positions. KCH is a 501(c) 3 organization and has operated successfully in the historic district of Ann Arbor, Kerrytown, for over 30 years. It is open 7 days a week year round.

The House Manager and Marketing Assistant will be primarily responsible for concert and event management, including maintaining reservations, staffing the box office, hall preparation for events, and interacting with artists/renters. This person will work closely with the Director of Marketing and Event Management to implement marketing strategies through social media, email marketing, and community outreach. This is a part-time position, 20-25 hours per week. The position is primarily evening and weekend hours, but this person may also assist with office coverage on an occasional basis as needed and available.

Please email resume and cover letter to

Responsibilities by area:

Programming/Event Management

   • Preparing the hall for public and private events
   • Provide on-site management of both public and private KCH events
   • Post-event reporting and customer follow-up
   • Maintain reservation file
   • Provide artist services both on and off-site
   • Develop target audience groups and make personal contacts
   • Assist with management of occasional off-site events

PR / Marketing

• Work with the Director of Marketing and Event Management to: update social media channels including Facebook, Twitter & Instagram; create and edit email marketing campaigns; edit posters; and maintain email lists

• Track newcomers and help solicit new membership following each performance

• Participate in community outreach events throughout the year (e.g. periodically staff a table at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market)

Required skills:

• Comfortable with a flexible work schedule, primarily evenings and weekends with occasional weekday office hours as needed and available

• Ability to deal with the public on a professional and genuinely cordial basis

• Assertive, self-confident, self-starter with the flexibility and drive needed to contribute in a small organization

• Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy

• Ability to work in a multi-tasking environment

• Ability to perform physical tasks such as stacking chairs, climbing ladders,carrying and setting up audio equipment, etc.

• Proficiency in computer use and common software programs such as Word and Excel. In addition, experience with or willingness to learn the following programs as needed: Mac OS, Mac Mail, Google applications (Calendar, Docs, etc.), Adobe InDesign & Photoshop, FileMaker Pro, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Expression Engine (website maintenance), Broadcast Genius (email distribution for weekly/monthly emails), Square (credit card processing)

Preferred qualifications and experience:

   • Bachelor's degree
   • Possess a strong musical/theatrical performing arts background
   • Experience with handling cash and credit transactions
   • Experience in event promotion/marketing and event presenting/producing