General Manager

StageOne Family Theatre / Louisville, KY

StageOne Family Theatre seeks a dynamic General Manager to help us carry out our mission of engaging roughly 70,000 young people annually across Kentucky and Southern Indiana.  Our ideal candidate is a detail-oriented individual who is good with people and possesses an appreciation for the transformative power of the arts.

We are a 73-year-old professional theatre company that produces stage adaptations of seminal children’s literature and world-premier commissions, as well as provides theatre education and innovative programming in schools and community centers across the region.

The General Manager position is full-time, salaried, with benefits.  His/her/their primary duties include overseeing administrative, financial, and human resource tasks.

The ideal candidate is adaptable, proficient with standard office-related computer software, and a clear communicator.  Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 4 years professional managerial experience preferred. Non-profit arts experience and grant writing skills are a plus, but not required.  The General Manager reports to the Producing Artistic Director and the Board of Directors, and works in collaboration with our Development, Production, Marketing, Sales and Education departments.

Detailed responsibilities include:

Financial Oversight: Track organizational expenditures, reconciliations, and financial reports; serve as liaison to external bookkeepers on matters of accounting, payroll, audit, etc.

Human Resources: Process payroll; administer benefits; oversee personnel management, employee orientation, and the successful implementation of organizational policies; serve as liaison to insurance brokers.

Streamline interoffice communication by facilitating staff and management meetings.

Supervise the short and long-term goals of the organization.

Attend StageOne events and significant community functions.


StageOne Family Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate against any employee or candidate based on their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Application Accepted until May 6 2019.


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