Operations Manager – Live Music

Bohemian Foundation

Operations Manager – Live Music

Washington’s & The Armory, supported by Bohemian Foundation

Fort Collins, Colorado


We are seeking an experienced Operations Manager to join our team supporting live music. The Operations Manager will work with the General Manager of Live Music Operations to manage assigned areas within the venue operations to execute successful events and be responsible for the front-of-house functions at two Northern Colorado live music venues, including a 900-capacity club and a 200-capacity listening room. The Operations Manager will manage the areas of guest services, food and beverage, and other areas and projects as assigned. The role will report to the General Manager of Live Music Operations.

About Washington’s and The Armory:

Washington’s, located in downtown Fort Collins, is a mid-size, 900-person capacity music venue that showcases local, regional, and national acts. Washington’s complements the current music scene in Fort Collins and is an important link to the activities of Bohemian Foundation’s Music District.

The historic Armory, located in downtown Fort Collins, is one of the premier listening rooms in Colorado, supporting nationally known artists and Colorado-based artists. Primarily featuring acoustic acts, the 200-person capacity music venue is an intimate environment with state-of-the-art acoustics, great lighting and amazing sound for performance and audiences alike.

About Bohemian Foundation:

Bohemian Foundation is a private family foundation based in Fort Collins, Colorado that is committed to working with our fellow community members on the care and improvement of our local, national, and global communities. The Foundation accomplishes the work through grantmaking, programs, and events in our Community, Music, Global, and Civic Programs. The Foundation is home to a collegial team of professionals who are passionate about making a difference.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of three years of experience in the entertainment or hospitality industry. Proven interpersonal skills including effective communication and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work under pressure. The ideal candidate will possess people and process management skills with a commitment to ensuring staff are properly trained and held accountable in the execution of their responsibilities. Experience in effectively managing schedules as well as an established budget is also required. Must have ability and flexibility to work non-traditional hours, including late nights and weekends. Ideal, but not required; the candidate will have experience working within the live music industry and coordinating event safety and security measures.

Procedure for consideration:

Position is based in Fort Collins, Colorado.

The minimum starting salary for this position is $55,000. All regular, full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, wellness benefits, retirement savings and company match. Additional benefits include sixteen paid holidays, accrued flexible time off, new parent leave, staff education and tuition-based education reimbursement. This is not a remote work opportunity. This position will work non-traditional work hours, including late nights and weekends.

This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company’s good faith and reasonable reflection of the minimum compensation and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including employee qualifications, employer finances, and other operational considerations.


Please send a cover letter and resume by email to [email protected] by July 21, 2024.

No phone calls please.

Bohemian Foundation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@bohemianfoundation.org