Melbourne Cabaret Festival

2011 | Ticketing Manager | Melbourne

The Melbourne Cabaret Festival is an annual celebration of the artform, attracting a diverse range of performers and audiences.
It is one of Victoria’s fastest growing Festivals, having attracted 8,000 audience members in 2012 which is 83% up on the previous year and 150% up on the inaugural Festival in 2010. The not-for-profit Festival is currently funded entirely through fundraising campaigns, its membership program, strategic sponsorships and ticket sales.

Role detail

The purpose of this role was the set up and run the ticketing for the festival. This was achieved by liaising with Event producers/coordinators;
– Build events within SABO (Seat Advisor Box Office);
– Train box office staff in ticketing system;
– Maintain online ticketing throughout Festival;
– Sell/refund tickets where appropriate;
– Maintain complimentary tickets.