Job Description

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Managing Director Job Description

The Managing Director reports to the Board of Directors and works as the Theatre’s executive director. The Managing Director plays an integral role in the development and execution of the organization’s strategic plan in addition to day-to-day administrative activities, including:

Administration: The Managing Director hires and supervises office staff, recruits and exercises responsible stewardship of all resources within the organization and collaborates with the Board of Directors to ensure the optimum balance of artistic quality, financial strength, and institutional integrity.

Financial Management: The Managing Director works with the Board of Directors to develop an annual budget to support the organization’s programmatic and institutional priorities. The Managing Director is responsible for monthly financial reporting, budget performance, forecasting, cash flow projections and maintenance of the accounting systems.

Audience Development/Earned Income: The Managing Director works with staff to plan and implement audience development activities including marketing strategies, public relations and promotional events for season and single ticket sales campaigns, as well as seasonal, production and program sponsorships.

Fundraising: The Managing Director works with the Board and staff to strategize fundraising activities of the theater, including individual gifts, Board gifts, special events, corporate giving, government support, foundation grants and any other fundraising activities.

Planning: The Managing Director works with the Board and staff to create and execute long-term marketing and fundraising strategies that will sustain the fiscal and operational health of the Theatre.

Board of Directors: The Managing Director serves as the primary staff liaison to the Board. The Managing Director assists the Board’s leaders as appropriate with the recruitment, education and development of Board members and works closely with Board committees to engage the members in the service of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette.

Advocate: The Managing Director helps to advance the relationship between the Theatre and various local and regional organizations, including government agencies and advocacy groups, community and local business groups and arts organizations. The Managing Director presents the public face of Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette and the Managing Director may be called upon to speak to private and public organizations and to the press.

The Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity. Applications from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged.