Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is hiring an Assistant General Manager, which is a core part of the CPT staff and will make a meaningful contribution to life at CPT and its success. CPT will be accepting applications for this position through Friday, March 26th.
CPT is hiring an Assistant General Manager. This role requires flexibility, initiative, and curiosity about how things work and reports to the CFO/General Manager (GM). The role is responsible for providing day-to-day support to the CFO/GM and includes project-based assignments and problem-solving situations that reflect the GM’s portfolio of responsibilities. As a result, assignments may include facilities issues, I.T. management issues, procurement issues, vendor management and assessment, product, services, and software research, event logistics, office management, and more. As an operational role, this position will interact and provide support to all staff members and should have a strong “customer service” attitude. Candidates should be excited about solving problems with limited direction, self-teaching new skills, conducting research, quickly communicating the results, and recommending courses of action. Constant re-prioritizing is a key skill. Possible candidates see themselves as a “pinch-hitter” who is comfortable shifting between departments, roles, and issues. Candidates are entry-level or early career managers with an eye towards organizational leadership.
Salary range is $32k to $38k based on work experience. Benefits include health insurance and paid time off. Anticipated start date is Monday, May 17th.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. To apply for the position, send an email to Denis M. Griesmer, CFO/General Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org, by end of day March 26th. Subject line should read: [LAST NAME], Assistant General Manager. The email should include two attachments: a resume, and a two-page cover letter describing your history, passion, why you are interested in this position, and what you have to offer. Candidates may be asked to provide additional materials after original application. No phone calls, please.
CPT cares passionately about reflecting our community and pursuing diversity at all levels of the organization. CPT has a demanding work environment with long, intense hours, but we have fun and love what we do. We value hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure. For applicants considering relocation to Cleveland: our city is an excellent community to live in with top-notch arts and culture, a vibrant theatre scene, beautiful public parks, a great lake, and VERY affordable housing.
CPT is a nationally recognized center for contemporary performance. Its mission is to raise consciousness and nurture compassion through groundbreaking theatre and life-changing education programs. CPT implements this mission through its annual theatrical season, featuring between eight to ten adventurous professional productions and a robust series of new play development programs that support writers and devisers at multiple points in the creative process. CPT’s acclaimed education programs engage communities in devising new works that speak to contemporary issues and empower participants to work for positive change in our community. CPT is home to resident community ensembles Teatro Público de Cleveland and Masrah Cleveland Al-Arabi, and CPT annually presents Station Hope, a large-scale community arts festival. CPT’s annual budget is around $1.8 million a year. CPT has 16 full-time staff members.