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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.