PlayMakers Repertory Company is the professional theatre in residence at UNC-Chapel Hill. We annually produce six shows on our main stage, three on our second stage, and a fully-produced Summer Youth Conservatory production. As a member of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT), we seek to bring high quality art to campus to enhance the academic experience and engage our community. We are currently seeking a General Manager to serve as the principle business coordinator for the theatre.
The General Manager reports directly to both the Managing Director and Producing Artistic Director and oversees the successful implementation and reconciliation of a comprehensive annual budget of $2.1 million. The General Manager manages all financial processes within the company through ConnectCarolina systems and supervises all human resources-related activity. They will serve as a liaison with artistic union representatives, while also maintaining relationships with University entities such as the Dean’s Office Business Center, UNC Finance Division, and the College of Arts & Sciences, and provide thoughtful and complete reports for Development, Marketing, and Box Office within the organization. The General Manager will work within an integrated collaboration between the theater and University, directly supervising the Business Manager, Company Manager, Finance Assistant, and several Work Study Students.
Preferred qualifications include experience managing a multi-level budget, and several years’ experience working in theater management. A personable, professional demeanor is highly desired as this position interfaces directly with guest artists and high-level executive personnel.
The preferred candidate will have an ability to work well with a diverse and varied artistic and administrative staff while also having a strong working knowledge of theater business administration as well as a general knowledge of production, marketing, and community outreach in theater.
Working relationship with artists, especially in theater or the theater industry along with at least three years experience in marketing, communications, or business administration are preferred.
Knowledge of functionality within various types of arts administration is highly valued but not required for consideration.
Candidates must understand that this position consists of administrative, office-based duties; however, additional duties working/attending special events or performances, maintaining PlayMakers-controlled properties, and exposure to shop environments are all highly likely.
To see the full job description and to apply please see the following link: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/66880 . The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.