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GENERAL MANAGER - Seattle Repertory Theatre Bachelor's Degree Job

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ABOUT THE POSITION

The successful candidate for the General Manager role will be a dynamic strategic thinker with the ability to implement adaptive strategies to address adaptive challenges that arise in midst of organizational change. This position will function as hybrid Chief of Staff/General Manager reporting to the Managing Director while providing critical support and partnership to the artistic side of the theater and working closely with all department heads. If you have a successful track record of using influence and relationship-building in order to get to results without using authority, this will be your dream job!

Typical duties include (not an exhaustive list):

I. Contracting

  • Negotiate and draft all artist, commissioning, licensing, co-production, commercial enhancement, and other production-related agreements
  • Serve as the point of contact in the management of outside producers, presenters, promoters, and visiting national and international companies.
  • Partner with the Director of Human Resources to administer the theater’s participation in LORT’s collectively-bargained agreements (AEA, SSDC, USA) and all other union agreements (IATSE, AFM, Teamsters).
  • Negotiate royalties and production licenses for Seattle Rep-produced plays.

II. Board of Trustees

  • Assist the Managing Director and the Executive Assistant & Board Liaison with Board of Trustees activities, reporting, and data gathering.
  • Partner with the Director of Finance and other department heads to develop and support financial reporting to the Board on fundraising, sales, and expenses.
  • Partner with the Executive Assistant & Board Liaison on Board meeting schedule, communication, and prep.
  • Attend Finance Committee and Board meetings, as needed.

III. Operations and Administration

  • Partner with the Director of Finance to create, develop, maintain, and track a variety of complex budgets or financial status reports that contribute to the fiscal health of the theater.
  • Assist the Managing Director with (and at times lead) the planning of theater and building services, internal and external communications, front of house operations, event planning, capital projects, etc.
  • Assist the Managing Director with strategic projects and analysis.
  • Participate in the budgeting and the hiring process for key positions with or on behalf of the Managing Director.

IV. Leadership and Supervision

  • Engage with the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Team, Affinity Groups, and/or EDI training, capacity building, and events at SR.
  • Supervise the Company Manager, Events Coordinator or Manager, and other assigned employees, as needed.
  • Develop performance goals, coach employees, and completed mid-year and annual evaluations of all direct reports.
  • Serve as a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and as a conduit for information between SLT and Senior Management Team (SMT).
  • Manage agendas and lead SLT and SMT meetings.
  • Serve as a member of the Season Planning Team.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8 years of arts and theater administration
  • BA degree in Fine Arts Administration or equivalent
  • Commitment to racial equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice
  • Successful track record in executing multiple projects and priorities
  • Strong proficiency is MS Office Suite
  • Ability to exercise healthy judgment and confidentiality in matters requiring discretion.
  • Ability to foster and maintain positive relationships with artists, vendors, community partners, patrons, volunteers, and community members
  • Solid knowledge of LORT bargaining agreements and experience representing a theater to LORT, AEA, SDS, USA, AFM, etc.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10 – 15 years of arts and theater administration
  • MFA degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Knowledge or experience of Tessitura systems
  • Project management certification

TO BE CONSIDERED

  1. Attach a resume detailing related experience and education.
  2. Attach a cover letter that outlines how your related experience and education qualifies you for the position.

NOTE

  • Applicants are reviewed the day after the position closes.
  • First round of interviews tentatively scheduled for the week of 3/31/2020.

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, and personal holidays
  • 401 K
  • FSA & DCA
  • Comp and reduced price tickets to Seattle Rep shows and other venues

How to Apply

https://WWW.SEATTLEREP.ORG

Apply directly on Seattle Rep's employee page. Faxed, mail or email submissions will not be accepted.

Company Description
Located in Seattle, WA, Seattle Rep is a Tony Award-winning not-for-profit organization and the pre-eminent theater in the Pacific Northwest. SR produces 8 – 10 plays each season (which runs from Sept – June) in our two theater spaces: the Bagley Wright Theater (865 seats) and the Leo K Theater (289 seats).