College Light Opera Company

54 Chapoquoit Road
West Falmouth, MA 02574
www.collegelightoperacompany.com
info@collegelightoperacompany.com

Date Posted:
November 15, 2018

Region:
Cape/Islands

Category:
Operations/Finance

Type:
Full-Time

General Manager

Description:
Year-Round/Full Time
Category: Administrative Staff
Location: Falmouth, Massachusetts (Cape Cod)
Position: General Manager
Deadline: December 15, 2018
Posted: November 1, 2018
Job Description
Reporting to the Executive/Artistic Director, the General Manager is responsible for the financial and administrative management of the company. The position requires reasonable proximity to campus year round to ensure availability for all business activities including some evenings and weekends during the theatre season (mid-June through late August). During the theatre season the position is on-site (at an office either on campus or at Highfield Theatre). The position will require working from home off-season in the first year.
Duties
Working closely with and under the supervision of the Executive/Artistic Director, the General Manager’s responsibilities include:
Financial Management
Responsible for all financial activities of the Company including oversight of A/R, A/P and payroll using QuickBooks, PatronManager and ADP software (all with support from accounting firm, investment managers, bookkeeping firm and payroll company).
With Executive/Artistic Director, prepare and monitor annual operating and capital campaign budgets.
Administrative and Operations Management
Under supervision of Executive/Artistic Director, recruit, hire, train and supervise student business managers and box office staff. Execute employment contracts, vendor agreements, etc.
Assist Executive/Artistic Director with activities related to the construction of new building.
With Executive/Artistic Director, establish, monitor and report quarterly on annual financial goals and performance.
Perform general office administrative duties including ordering office supplies, banking, maintain electronic and paper filing systems, coordinate HR paperwork, and venue calendars.
Support stewardship of all constituents using PatronManager software.
Support marketing, sales, PR, and other operations handled generally by other staff.
Serve as liaison to Cape Cod Conservatory and Highfield Hall staffs during the summer.
With Executive/Artistic Director, evaluate business staff after season.
Required Skills and Qualifications
Financial management experience essential
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required as are outstanding organizational skills.
Proficiency in various computer programs including QuickBooks, PatronManager and ADP or competency to learn.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel) and/or Google Apps (G-Suite)
Bachelor’s degree in management, business, or related field; MBA or related master’s level degree preferred
Three to five years of previous experience in finance, administration, or related field
Additional Information
The College Light Opera Company is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.
Start date - January 1, 2019
Position is off site (home office) January through May and on campus May through August.
Salary: Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience.
About: The College Light Opera Companyis an independent not-for-profit educational theatre, providing a community in which young artists and arts managers have the opportunity to practice and perfect their art in a supportive and nurturing environment. CLOC is the largest resident theatre company in the United States. Located in picturesque Falmouth on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the company performs at the historic Highfield Theatre, producing nine operettas and musicals each season. CLOC is one of only a few summer theatres still performing with a full pit orchestra.
Founded in 1969, the company consists of 32 talented singers, a fine 18-piece orchestra, 13 dedicated technicians, 2 box office representatives, 2 accompanists, 2 associate conductors, a choreographer, a stage manager, a co-op work director, a chef, a business manager, a marketing director and a bullpen of professional directors and conductors all of whom spend the summer working in a professional atmosphere free of other academic responsibilities.
The Company is selected annually from applicants studying theatre or music from across the country and around the world. The members of the Company are dedicated to refining their craft under the guidance of a trained professional staff.
HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter to apply(at)collegelightoperacompany(dot)com
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year
Qualifications:
Experience:
finance, administration or related field: 3 years (Required)
Arts management: 1 year (Preferred)
Education:
Bachelor's (Required)
Location:
Falmouth, MA (Preferred)
License:
Driver's License (Required)
How To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to: apply(at)collegelightoperacompany.com
Apply by:
December 15, 2018
Salary:
45,000.00 - 55,000.00 /year
About this Organization:
The College Light Opera Company is more than an independent not-for-profit educational theatre, it is a community in which young artists have the opportunity to practice and perfect their art in a supportive and nurturing environment. Founded in 1969, CLOC provides an invaluable learning experience for our nation’s young artists while at the same time staging exciting, fresh productions for the enjoyment of Cape audiences. The company consists of 32 talented singers, a fine 18-piece orchestra, 13 dedicated technicians, 2 box office representatives, 2 accompanists, 2 associate conductors, a choreographer, a stage manager, a co-op work director, a chef, a business manager, a marketing director and a bullpen of professional directors and conductors; all of whom spend the summer working in a professional atmosphere free of other academic responsibilities. The Company is selected annually from applicants studying theatre across the country and around the world. The members of the Company are dedicated to refining their craft under the guidance of a trained professional staff. CLOC is the largest resident theatre company in the United States. Located in picturesque Falmouth on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the company performs nine operettas and musicals each season. CLOC is one of the only summer theatres still performimg with a full pit orchestra. The company performs at the historic Highfield Theatre in Falmouth and enjoys an enthusiastic and dedicated local audience. Performances have become an indispensable part of summers on Cape Cod and are often sold out. Graduates of the program have gone on to successful performance and education careers. A summer at CLOC is warmly remembered by many as the best summer of their lives.