Lyric Stage Company of Boston

140 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
January 22, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Managing Director

The Managing Director will be the Lyric Stage’s chief operating officer (COO) and will report to the Producing Artistic Director/CEO of the company for a one-year period, and to the Board of Directors thereafter. This is a key leadership role not only at the Lyric Stage but also in the cultural life of the Greater Boston Area and will be one of the public faces of the Lyric Stage. This individual will tend to the overall financial well-being of the organization, paying special attention to fundraising initiatives set by the Board of Directors. The successful candidate will share our passion for theatre, theatre arts education, and the Lyric Stage’s distinct and historic role in the cultural life of Greater Boston and must be comfortable with a small full-time staff (10 persons) and a fast-paced fun office environment. They must have an excellent sense of humor.

The successful candidate will have a college degree and a minimum of five years of related management experience in nonprofit arts administration, theatre, or a related field. A successful track record in fundraising and leadership best practices is expected.

The Lyric Stage is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Application by any and all qualified candidates is encouraged.

How To Apply:
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Apply by:
February 15, 2019
About this Organization:
Boston’s oldest professional theatre company, the Lyric Stage Company has been providing audiences with entertaining, provocative and challenging productions for over 40 years. From classic to contemporary, premieres to established hits, our work has garnered multiple awards and a growing and enthusiastic audience. With an annual budget of approximately $1.8 million, and over 2300 subscribers, The Lyric Stage produces a 7-show subscription season in a 240-seat theatre located in the historic YWCA building, near Boston’s Copley Square. The Lyric Stage operates under the NEAT (New England Area Theatre) agreement with Actors’ Equity Association.