The Managing Director works with the Executive Artistic Director to ensure the health and direction of Oddfellows Playhouse. The MD provides strategic, managerial, and financial vision for the Playhouse, while ensuring that the core values and mission of OP are served by the programming, productions, outreach and marketing materials. The MD collaborates with the EAD on major decisions regarding the future of the Playhouse. The Managing Director will demonstrate a genuine commitment to the Playhouse’s three-fold mission: to the art of the theater, the education of young people and the pursuit of social justice, and be able to articulate the mission effectively to the board, staff, participants, contributors, and the general public. Oddfellows Playhouse, located in Middletown, CT, is Connecticut’s oldest and largest theater program for young people. The Playhouse occupies a 10,000 square foot building in downtown Middletown and offers programs year-round to young people ages 3 – 20. www.oddfellows.org
CORE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
-Must be well-organized and able to work well with colleagues in a close environment.
-Must be able to manage several projects simultaneously and determine priorities.
-Experience managing a staff, including assessing skills of employees, matching with projects, and supervising.
-Strong verbal and written communication skills.
-Proven financial expertise, including work with Quickbooks, Paychex, and similar program.
-Proven fundraising expertise, including grants, individual donors, and fundraising events.
-Effective delegator. -Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate on all levels.
-Leadership ability and collaborative spirit.
-Commitment to social justice. Ability to work with diverse constituencies.
-Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Quickbooks; knowledge of web design/IT a bonus.
-BA or equivalent required.
FULL-TIME POSITION. $45000 - $47000 annually and health insurance is provided. Please send cover letter and resume to: Managing Director Search Attn: Dic Wheeler Oddfellows Playhouse 128 Washington Street Middletown, CT 06457 Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org