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.
Review of candidates will begin immediately. To apply for the position, send an email to Denis Griesmer, General Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org by end of day Friday, July 9. Subject line should read: YOUR LAST NAME, Assistant General Manager. Your email should include two attachments: a resume, and a two-page cover letter giving examples of your related experiences and explaining why you are interested in this position. No phone calls, please. For details visit: Cleveland Public Theatre is hiring an Assistant General Manager | Cleveland Public Theatre (cptonline.org)
CPT is hiring an Assistant General Manager. This role requires flexibility, initiative, and curiosity about how things work and reports to the General Manager (GM). This role has ongoing and direct responsibility for the management of the facility, information technology vendors, office management, and benefit event logistics. It also includes accounts payables management and payment. The role is responsible for providing day-to-day support to the GM and includes project-based assignments that reflect the GM’s portfolio of responsibilities. This role includes extensive vendor management, and procurement and assessment of products and services. 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 and 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, August 2.
Assistant General Manager Responsibilities
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
Qualities and Personality
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.