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Director of Marketing and Audience Services

SIGNATURE THEATRE, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theatres, is seeking a DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND AUDIENCE SERVICES to join the senior leadership team and report to the Executive Director. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply. Founded in 1991, the Company exists to celebrate the playwright, producing six to eight productions annually. In 2005, Signature began its groundbreaking Signature Ticket Initiative, providing subsidized, affordable tickets to all of its productions. In 2012, Signature opened the Pershing Square Signature Center, the Frank Gehry-designed 75,000 square foot Center featuring three theatres, two rehearsal studios, a central, public lobby with a café and bookstore, as well as administrative offices. The Director of Marketing and Audience Services leads a team of 10 responsible for strategic planning and execution of all sales and communication efforts; printed and digital collateral; advertising, media and public relations plans; subscriber relations/events; web and digital media efforts; outreach and audience development; brand consistency and more. The position also oversees the Tessitura Operations Manager, the Box Office and Front of House staff, as well as the operations of the Bookstore and Cafe/Bar.

SPECIFIC EXPECTATIONS:

• Manage Marketing and Audience Service budgets, including budgets for Signature Café and Bar and Signature Bookstore

• Direct and manage all brand strategy initiatives, ensuring brand governance, consistency and quality

• Develop all subscription, group sales and single ticket sales initiatives

• Plan and execute all advertising and marketing campaigns for a diverse spectrum of programs and projects, including development of key art for Signature productions, creating and managing schedules and budgets, and supervising all media buys with various outlets including print, radio, television, outdoor, and digital

• Plan all direct mail campaigns, including list exchanges and rentals

• Develop targeted grassroots and community outreach initiatives in support of Signature’s programming and Signature Ticket Initiative

• Oversee all printed and digital design projects with outside designers and printing vendors, including projects for the Development, Artistic and Rentals departments

• Lead all audience development efforts, including market research and audience surveys

• Liaise with outside public relations firm, collaborating on overall press strategy. Manage all press releases, coordinating with artists for press opportunities, onsite press events, photo shoots and press performances

• Oversee all editorial content, including Playbill and dramaturgical show panels

• Oversee all digital media initiatives, including photography, videography, and other recordings for artistic programs, historic content, and archival documentation.

• Oversee all organic and paid social media initiatives and all eblast communications

• Oversee maintenance and development of Signature’s website and ticketing systems

• Develop and execute visitor research surveys and manage other related data points including generated impressions and attendance statistics. Report on Signature data as well as industry trends to management teams and stakeholders.

• Co-executive produce all supplemental programs, including social events, pre and post-performance talks and lectures, panel discussions, etc.

• Set pricing agenda, including strategizing and facilitating dynamic pricing initiatives and inventory management for all productions

• Oversee all signage at The Pershing Square Signature Center, including digital signage

• Direct all box office operations, including customer service

• Direct front of house operations in support of both Signature and rental productions

• Oversee the operation of Signature Café and Bar in partnership with café operator

• Oversee the operation of Signature Bookstore, as well as merchandise development

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented professional who thrives in an intense, high-quality, fast-paced work environment. Specifically, s/he/they must have: • Significant track record of progressively responsible experience in marketing/advertising for not-for-profit institutions in the visual or performing arts • Comprehensive knowledge of marketing and communication concepts, practices, and techniques in all formats • Strong knowledge of sales, pricing and ticketing strategies • Successful experience developing and managing budgets, overseeing design and execution of marketing materials, and implementing marketing plans • Strong knowledge of print production process, media planning, buying, and performance analysis • Solid budget and ticket inventory management knowledge • Strong, creative eye for design • Hands-on self-starter who works well within a fast-paced environment and effectively manages multiple complex projects and meets multiple deadlines • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and public relations skills including the ability to work seamlessly with staff at all levels • Flexible, collaborative work style, and the even temperament necessary to work directly with artists and accommodate artistic personalities • Knowledge of Tessitura and Abode Creative Suite is a plus • Experience in café and retail management is a plus • Genuine interest in the mission

The salary for this exempt position is commensurate with experience. Benefits include group health, dental, and vision plans, as well as the opportunity to participate in flexible spending, commuter and 401(k) plans. Please email a cover letter and resume to careers@signaturetheatre.org. Please type DIRECTOR OF MARKETING in the subject line. No phone calls please. For more information on Signature, please visit www.signaturetheatre.org

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, affectional preference, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, disability, genetic predisposition, age, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, or any other protected characteristic, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws

Managing Director-Triad Stage

Triad Stage, an LOA to LORT-D Theater producing in both Greensboro and Winston-Salem, NC, is seeking a full-time, Managing Director, a core creative member of the Producing Team led by the Producing Artistic Director. They will oversee the financial management and operations of the theatre, as well as working collaboratively with the Producing Artistic Director, members of Triad Stage’s Producing Team, and the Board of Trustees on ways to address the short and long term goals of the theater. Responsibilities include: preparing and maintaining annual operating budget, monthly financial statements, industry surveys, and program budgets; human resources, payroll, and benefits administration; overseeing data entry, A/R, A/P, and account reconciliations; and supervising Company Manager, Facilities/Rentals Coordinator, and Bookkeeper/Office Assistant. An ideal candidate will have experience with: nonprofit operations, budgeting/financial management, and a knowledge of human resources policies/procedures; excellent communication skills; and an ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Collaboration, creativity and inclusivity are hallmarks of the ideal candidate. Triad Stage has a core value of Inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff. Salary commensurate with experience. For more information please visit: http://triadstage.org/workwithus. For consideration please send cover letter, resume, and references to jobs@triadstage.org.

Albany Park Theater Project General Manager

Albany Park Theater Project creates transformative experiences that forge an inclusive community of youth artists, adult artists and audiences to envision and build a more just, equitable and joyful world. APTP’s teen ensemble members - mostly young people of color from immigrant families - and adult artistic team collaborate to create world-class theater that amplifies and illuminates the voices and experiences of our immigrant and first-generation community. Our creative process prepares and propels teens to lead civically engaged and choice-filled lives. Our performances foster empathy, humanize challenging social issues, encourage new ways of seeing the world, and inspire action.

The General Manager role offers a highly organized, energetic, self-directed, and collaboration- minded individual the opportunity to oversee the finance, administrative, operations, HR, facilities, information technology, and entrepreneurial aspects of a company that has broad reach and an established reputation in the theater, youth, community building and social justice sectors. The general manager role supports APTP’s work to create ground-breaking, multidisciplinary performances rooted in the lived experience of immigrant communities and driven by the Albany Park Theater Project mission of social justice and enriching the cultural vitality and quality of life in the Albany Park neighborhood as well as throughout Chicago.

Starting Salary Range is $65-$70k View entire job listing with information on how to apply: https://aptpchicago.org/employment/

GENERAL MANAGER

GENERAL MANAGER

Signature Theatre, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theatres, is seeking an experienced, creative, and entrepreneurial General Manager to help Signature accomplish its artistic goals.

Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation.

Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Founded in 1991, Signature Theatre celebrates playwrights and gives them an artistic home, producing six to eight productions annually. In 2005 Signature began its groundbreaking Signature Ticket Initiative, providing affordable tickets to all of its productions. In 2012, Signature opened the Pershing Square Signature Center, the Frank Gehry-designed 75,000 square foot Center featuring three theatres, two rehearsal studios, a central public lobby with a café and bookstore, as well as administrative offices. In 2014, Signature became the first New York City theatre to receive the Regional Theatre Tony Award.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the General Manager actively participates on the senior leadership team to guide the strategic planning, organizational development, as well as overall daily operations for this $11+ million institution, with 50+ full time employees and approximately 200 artistic/production related personnel. As part of this team, the General Manager will work with the Artistic Director, other Department Heads, and the Board of Trustees.

This is a full-time position, starting immediately. Competitive compensation is commensurate with experience, and a benefits package that include Health, Dental, Vision, FSA, Transit and a 401(k) plan with an annual Signature matching contribution. Building operation responsibilities include overseeing the Pershing Square Signature Center rentals and IT department. Production related responsibilities include developing and monitoring artistic production budgets; on-site supervision for six to eight annual productions; supervising company management; leading contract negotiations for authors, all other artistic personnel and any outside producers/partners. The General Manager will also represent Signature in collective bargaining negotiations with several theatrical unions.

Our preferred ideal candidate will want to be a part of a vital institution, and possesses the leadership skills to represent the institution both internally and externally: Experience in managing staff and interacting with artistic personnel; Exceptional communication, written and verbal;Excellent negotiating skills; Experience in developing project budgets; Is highly organized with effective time-management skills. We also prefer candidates with a minimum of 4 years theatrical management experience and with non-profit management in their background including direct experience with union regulations and contract negotiations. Experience in managing building operations and space rentals a plus.

Please email cover letter and resume with references in a single PDF document to careers@signaturetheatre.org. Please put ‘General Manager’ in the subject line. Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. No phone calls, please. For more information about Signature, please visit www.signaturetheatre.org.

Front of House Operations Manager

Signature Theatre seeks a Front of House Operations Manager with facilities or operations management experience, who excels at customer service, is an outstanding communicator and team player with excellent attention to detail and follow-through. The staff member in this position’s primary responsibility is ensuring Signature’s audience has a fantastic experience from the moment they enter our front door until they leave. This position is part of Signature’s marketing team and reports to the Director of Marketing. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience or ability in operations or facility management and customer service management. Previous theater management experience is highly desirable. Have supervisory experience including hiring and training employees. The candidate must also have excellent interpersonal communications, basic budgeting and financial literacy knowledge, and the ability to lift and transport heavy boxes of merchandise and supplies. This position offers a competitive middle managerial level salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, disability and life insurance; vacation, sick and parental leave; as well as complimentary and discount tickets. This is a full-time, salaried exempt position - 40 hours per week, including weekends and some evenings. For consideration, please forward a resume and cover letter to jobs@sigtheatre.org. EOE.