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Hangar Theatre Company
Ithaca, NY

Expires: 10/08/20

Job Dates

January 1, 2021 (or sooner) onward

Pay

$60-$65k

The Hangar Theatre seeks a creative thinker with solid fundraising and financial skills; a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and access; and strong communication and organizational skills to work in partnership with the Artistic Director and Board of Trustees to guide and grow the nonprofit theatre and its vision.

Requirements: Degree in arts management or business or equivalent professional experience that demonstrates a facility with budgeting, marketing, HR, fundraising and financial management and the systems that support these processes. At least five(5) years of managerial experience including nonprofit direction and staff supervision. Cultural competence and the ability to interact effectively with people across different cultures, backgrounds, and identities as well as an understanding of the principles of anti-racism and anti-oppression. Prior experience in a theatre company is highly desirable.

Salary and Benefits: $60,000-65,000. Compensation package includes health benefits, paid vacation, and sick leave.

Start Date: January 1, 2021 or sooner.

The Hangar Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants shall be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status. The Hangar is committed to building a diverse community of administrative and production staff. Individuals from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mission
The Hangar Theatre creates and presents performances of exceptional quality in New Yorks Finger Lakes region while training the next generation of theatre artists. We inspire our community with work and classes that enrich, entertain, and enlighten. We believe in the power of theatre to transform lives.

Vision
The Hangar Theatre is an artistic home that nurtures a lifelong love of the performing arts.

Core Values
* Gratitude
* Generosity
* Equality
* Inclusion
* Diversity
* Quality
* Integrity

Role of the Managing Director:
The Managing Director (MD) works in partnership with the Artistic Director (AD) as the Theatres executive team. The MD serves as the chief financial officer of the Theatre and must exercise responsible stewardship of all resources within the organization for the optimum balance of artistic quality, financial strength, and institutional integrity. The MD is also responsible for directing and supervising day-to-day administrative activity and relationships, including:

Board of Trustees: The MD serves, with the AD, as staff liaison to the Board and works with the Boards executive committee regarding the operation of the Theatre. As appropriate, The MD also assists with Board recruitment and works with vital committees to harness the resources and talent of the Board in the service of the Hangar Theatre.

Administration and Supervision: The MD directs administrative operations including the hiring and supervision of the administrative staff. The MD works with the AD and the Theatres artistic staff to provide administrative services for the production process, including supervision of human resource functions, licensing and contract negotiations, scheduling, and finance management. As appropriate, the MD is also involved in planning and negotiations for artistic projects.

Financial Management: As the chief financial officer, the MD continually evaluates the impact of programming decisions against financial and institutional priorities. Responsibilities include the annual budget (in collaboration with the AD), presentation of the monthly financial reports to the Finance/Personnel Committee and oversight of all ongoing financial matters from payroll to the annual CPA audit.

Fundraising: The MD works with the Development Director and Development Committee of the Board to create, implement, and support fundraising campaigns, special events, and grant opportunities.

Advocacy: The MD/AD team presents the public face of the Hangar Theatre. Along with the Associate AD, the team works to advance the Theatres relationship with local, state and regional organizations including government agencies, advocacy groups, local businesses, schools and universities, other arts organizations, and the wider community. The MD may be called upon to speak to private and public organizations and to the press.

Qualifications:
The chosen candidate should possess strong leadership and financial management skills, with a firm understanding of management processes, a proven track record for developing and managing a team, and proactive community-building skills.

The ideal candidate will have:

Degree in arts management or business or equivalent professional experience that demonstrates a facility with budgeting, marketing, HR, fundraising and financial management and the systems that support these processes.
At least five (5) years of managerial experience including nonprofit direction and staff supervision.
Cultural competence and the ability to interact effectively with people across different cultures, backgrounds, and identities, as well as an understanding of the principles of anti-racism and anti-oppression.
Prior experience in a theatre company is highly desirable.
Demonstrate understanding of complex financial activities, including preparing and presenting monthly financial reports, short and long-term budgeting and completing grant requests and implementation.
Demonstrate experience in supervising/managing nonprofit fundraising campaigns.
Demonstrate experience and capacity to lead, manage, inspire and collaborate with staff, artists, Board, and volunteers.
Demonstrate a passion for theatre and the connection between a professional company and its community.
Have the ability to partner with the Theatres Artistic Director to support and communicate the organizations mission and goals.
Exhibit both a strong work ethic and the flexibility to deal a variable flow of work activity.
Be able to speak and write persuasively and serve as a spokesperson for the company in public and to the media.
Have a working knowledge of artistic production, including intellectual property rights, collective bargaining, and contacts.
Have experience and knowledge of marketing, advertising, and public relations activities, particularly as they relate to growing ticket and other earned income revenue.

Procedure for Application:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references describing interest, relevant qualifications and experience to Donald Ross, Director of Career Development at Merraine Group. The Hangar Theatre is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in all facets of its programming and organization.

Nominations of qualified candidates are also welcome.

Please forward application packets (Word or .pdf format) via email dr@merraine.com.

Applications encouraged by September 27, 2020 and will be received until position is filled.


Contact

Adam Zonder

Production Manager

dr(at)merraine(dot)com

http://www.hangartheatre.org

Business Address

801 Taughannock Blvd

Ithaca, NY 14850

Posted: 09/08/2020 14:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 09/10/2020 15:29 EST

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