Stage Door Receptionist

  • 1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Mission: The Nashville Symphony inspires, entertains, and educates through excellence in musical performance.

One of Tennessee’s largest and longest-running nonprofit performing arts organizations, the Nashville Symphony has been an integral part of the Music City sound since 1946. Led by music director Giancarlo Guerrero, the 83-member ensemble performs 170 concerts annually, with a focus on contemporary American orchestral music. It is one of the most active recording orchestras in the U.S. and has earned a total of 13 GRAMMY® Awards and 24 nominations.


Job Description

The Stage Door Receptionist greets and manages all visitors, performers and staff entering Schermerhorn Symphony Center during daytime business hours. The Receptionist plays a key role in ensuring safety and security while serving as an ambassador for the Nashville Symphony.

1.      Maintain a consistent presence at the stage door, ensuring that the area remains clean and free of obstructions.

2.      Greet, identify, screen and sign in guests as they enter.

3.      Act as central communications point for all daily building operations.

4.      Assist staff, musicians and volunteers with building entry as needed.

5.      Answer phone calls, radio calls and requests directed to the Stage Door.

6.      Manage loading dock gate calls for entry from personnel and vendors.

7.      Monitor exterior security cameras for issues related to the facility.

8.      Monitor external contractors, ID Badges, Keys

9.      Monitor alarm panels; fire, flood, generator, power, etc.

10.  Monitor temporary parking in front of the building.

11.  Receive mail and packages, promptly notifying recipients of delivery.

12.  Turn on lights as needed related to the building operations.

13.  Communicate daily with volunteer staff stationed at the third-floor reception area.

14.  Maintain familiarity with daily calendar of events and daily security requests.




High school diploma required.


2.      Experience:


Must have a minimum of two years’ experience in customer service.


3.      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Strong written and verbal communications skills are necessary.


Must demonstrate initiative, attention to detail, strong problem-solving skills and organizational skills.


Must be able to perform as part of a team and work effectively under deadlines.


Must dress in a professional manner.


4.      Physical requirements:


Must be able to work at a computer and sit for extended stretches of time. Must be able to walk the entirety of the building interior and exterior.

Additional Information


The Nashville Symphony prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


The Nashville Symphony is in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which maintains that no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. If you have questions concerning the Nashville Symphony’s compliance with Title VI, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources and our Local Title VI Coordinator, Nakisha Hicks.


This company is a smoke-free workplace in compliance with the Non-Smoker Protection Act, Tennessee Code Annotated §§ 39-17-1801-1810. In accordance with that law and company policy, smoking is prohibited in enclosed areas of company property.