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BE A FLEA! SEEKING GENERAL MANAGER

The award-winning Flea Theater seeks a highly motivated General Manager with broad-based managerial skills. Candidate must have problem-solving abilities, leadership skills and the kind of attitude necessary to enjoy work in a lively downtown atmosphere. The GM will be an essential part of The Flea management team working closely with all staff members and under the guidance of the Producing and Artistic Directors.

The General Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of every aspect of the theater and for the logistical coordination of all productions, ensuring all aspects both on and off stage run smoothly and seamlessly.

Candidate must have exceptional facility with budgets and numbers (proficiency with Excel and QuickBooks is a MUST) as the GM is responsible for overseeing the complete fiscal operations of the theater.

Responsibilities include: managing production and operation budgets; managing all incoming and outgoing funds from all accounts; working with outside accountants in facilitating The Flea’s annual audit; contracting and hiring all production personnel; working with Equity, USA-Local 829 and SDC on selected productions.

The GM works directly with the Producing Director to schedule all productions at The Flea, both in-house and rental; this involves long term planning of all Flea spaces. The GM works with the Technical Director to ensure that Flea productions arrive on budget and on time, along with supervising and running production meetings. The GM oversees Flea staff, leads staff meetings and monitors box office, marketing and audience development activities. The GM also works closely with the development associate in all fundraising and benefit activities.

Ideal candidate should have 3-5 years experience and/or advanced degree. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes health benefits, which are paid 100% by The Flea. The Flea is an equal opportunity employer.

Start date is TBD spring/summer 2014.

To apply, please EMAIL resume and cover letter ASAP to:
Carol Ostrow
Producing Director
The Flea Theater
FAX (212) 965-1808
carolo@theflea.org