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Maren Rosenberg

Seeking Manager for Escape Artistry


Please review the following material carefully. If you think this would be a job that would fit well into your current lifestyle and culture please follow the instructions provided in the text to proceed with the interview process.

Thank for your time, talent, and interest, time traveler.


A clever, creative, kind, responsible, technically proficient, personable manager to oversee our escape room operations.


-Strong ability to train and manage a team of independent contractors

-A passion for our games! Candidates must be willing to become something of an expert in all six of our escape rooms

-As an escape room facility and venue rental, we host widely diverse communities, from children's birthday parties to hip hop production crews to non-profit fundraisers. Candidates must be possess extraordinary customer service and be comfortable speaking with all of the communities that we serve.

-Exceptional writing and communication skills

-Must be willing to be on-call with regards to staffing escape rooms

Some examples of the type of work that will fall under the manager's umbrella are: Working the box office (knowledge of Xola ticketing system a plus!), fixing broken puzzles, helping maintain the facility, administrative work, event planning, community outreach/organizing, marketing, sales, and team management.


We are Chicago’s only independently womxn owned, operated, designed, and managed escape game company with an event space. We are a family of artists, misfits, weirdos in the best possible way. We are proud to be a part of our community and aim to give back as much as we can to the city we live, work, and play in.

For more information about Escape Artistry feel free to visit our website –


Salaried at $36,000+/year, commensurate on experience, plus health insurance.


● You must have a college degree, currently attending college, or be well traveled and above the age of 18.

● You must be able to communicate effectively via email, in person, and over the phone.

● You must be capable of keeping game notes, and learning to use game running software.

● You must be a punctual, professional individual capable of working independently.

● You must own or have access to a smartphone (any brand is fine as long as you can access the internet).

● You must be able to politely interact with guests, run a fun game experience, and deal calmly with any issue that may arise.

● You must have a sense of humor, value having fun (never at the expense of others), and not be a jerkfacebuttmunchgarbagehuman.

SCHEDULE:This is a full-time position.Escape Artistry offers showtimes Monday thru Sunday starting at 10:15AM with the last games going in at 10:45PM.

We are excited to hire any person qualified for this job regardless of race, creed, sexual or gender identity, age, religious.

Are you interested? Do you meet all the prerequisites? If yes,

In your email of interest please include:

■ Your name and pronouns

■ Your contact information, the best way and best time to reach you

■ Are you an artist? If yes, what kind?

■ Your Myers Briggs, or Hogwarts House, or Astrological sign, or 5 Factor, or Combo

■ If you have, or have not already attempted to escape one of our games

■ Attach your work resume with at least three references

❖ Please indicate in your email if you have any of the following skills:

ADMIN STUFF: proofreading/editing, creative writing/copy generation, taking dictation/admin asst

COMMUNICATION STUFF: non-english languages (spoken, written), proficient using SLACK

COMPUTER STUFF: programming, webmaster experience

CREATIVE STUFF: painting, carpentry, electronics, A/V, props or crafts, film, editing, photography, graphic design

CUSTOMER SERVICE STUFF: box office, public speaking/improv, working with children, handling drunk people

PROJECT MANAGEMENT STUFF: event planning, project management, organising (physically or digitally), community building, community organizing, proficient using EXCEL, using CRMs

SELLING STUFF: outbound sales, in person networking, marketing and social media

Contact Info:
Maren Rosenberg
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Wicker Park