Compass Rose Theater
Annapolis, MD
Production House

Expires: 04/09/20

Job Dates

Full time permanent position


$550 per week

The Producing Artistic Director is responsible for the consistent achievement of the mission, goals, and objectives of Compass Rose Theater. This is a position of leadership as well as hands on management of every aspect of theater operation. The Producing Artistic Director is hired by and reports to the Board of Directors.

Management and Administration:
All day to day operations
Hires staff and teachers, working with show directors to hire production staff
Processes and reviews all mail and email office accounts
Secures and manages facilities for operations at onsite and offsite venues
Manages all marketing and publicity material for shows, education, and general marketing including print advertising and press releases.
Manages website and all updates online
Manages all social media communications including Facebook, Instagram, and Mailchimp eblasts
Responsible for purchasing office and other supplies for the theater
Manages all special events and fundraisers
Creates and maintains master calendar
Works with staff to generate policies and procedures and ensures the organization of all archival records
Supervises all educational programs including classes, workshops, and field trips for students
Serves as chief spokesperson for Compass Rose Theater and ensures that it is properly presented to the public.

Artistic Duties:
Selects with Board approval all artistic material for the theater.
Supervises all artistic material for the theater, including plays for production and fundraising events.
Supervises casting choices, design and production staff in all productions.
Supervises the Young Actors Studio classes and productions

Fiscal Duties:
Submits with Treasurer Annual Budget for approval
Creates and manages show budgets
Submits Annual Tax Return (990) after preparation by Accountants
Responsible for all accounts receivable and payables,
generating all invoicing and securing payment
Responsible for Box Office and ticket sales
Manages bank deposits and monitors bank account balances
Supervises all financial records including payroll functions
Submits grant applications and reporting
Generates and manages contracts for actors and staff.
Responsible for Annual Fund
Responsible for Annual Membership and Subscription Drive

Board of Directors:
Attends and participates in all Board meetings
With President, develops agenda for Board meetings
Develops an annual long range-planning calendar and ensures Board is fully informed of activities of Compass Rose Theater
Ex-officio member of all Board Committees


Lucinda Merry-Browne

Artistic Director



(443) 534-9033

Business Address

P.O. Box 4152

49 Spa Road

Annapolis, MD 21403

Posted: 10/09/2019 09:52:33 EST

Last Updated: 10/09/2019 13:39 EST

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