PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Adirondack Theatre Festival, a 20 year-old not-for-profit, professional (AEA SPT 5), summer theatre company focusing on new and contemporary musicals and plays, seeks a full time Producing Artistic Director to lead the company and assume responsibilities for all aspects of running a small theatre company and maintaining a community presence in the off-season.
Duties include: selection of season, hiring and overseeing a small year-round office (PAD and full time General Manager), hiring creative teams for productions and seasonal production /administrative staff and interns, negotiating contracts, fundraising, grant writing, donor relations, public relations, marketing, oversight of facilities, and budgeting (annual budget of $395,000). PAD must also maintain a visible leadership role in the community, presence in the larger theatre community, and work closely with an established Board of Directors to fulfill and advance ATF’s mission.
The successful candidate will be motivated, organized, creative, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and strong leadership abilities. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of proven producing, artistic, management and fundraising experience in a not-for-profit theater, have a thorough knowledge of contemporary theater and a passion for community engagement.
This is a full time position in Glens Falls with some off-season flexibility for outside projects with Board approval.
Salary: mid 30’s, health benefits and the exclusive use of a well appointed 2-bedroom apartment in Glens Falls. Negotiable package. Please send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until May 7th. EOE.
Seasonal Production Staff Openings
PLEASE NOTE ALL POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR SUMMER 2014
ATF hires a seasonal staff of administrators and technicians to produce the summer season. Positions include:
- Company Manager
- Technical Director
- Master Electrician
- Sound Designer/Supervisor
- Costume Shop Manager
- Master Carpenter
- Properties Artisan/Scenic Painter
PLEASE NOTE ALL POSITIONS EXCEPT MASTER CARPENTER HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR 2014
All seasonal staff members receive weekly salary and housing (single room). Work is done at the 294-seat Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls, NY (3 hours north of NYC). Positions are full-time June 1 – August 6, 2014. ATF’s summer season includes 4 mainstage productions, one new play reading and a cabaret. Valid driver’s license required. ATF’s staff is assisted by a company of production and administrative interns. Experience working in a summer stock environment is preferred. Submit cover letter, resume and phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references to Mark Fleischer, Producing Artistic Director at mfleischer@ATFestival.org.
Adirondack Theatre Festival is an Equal Opportunity Employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.