• Executive Director - Rome Little Theatre

    Rome Little Theatre, Inc.
    Job Description



    General Description:

    The Executive Director (ED) serves as the chief executive of the theatre and reports to the board of directors. The ED is responsible for the sustainable operation of Rome Little Theatre. The position's primary responsibilities include overseeing artistic, production, and administrative operations of the theatre; managing staff and interns; cultivating relationships with community stakeholders and other arts organizations; and supervising all development activities of the theatre, including sponsorships, donations, and grants.


    Strategic Planning:

    • Regularly review progress on the strategic plan and ensure that the theatre's operations are aligned with the plan and with the mission of the theatre.

    • Oversee the creation of an updated policies and procedures manual that clearly defines the roles, responsibilities, and duties of board members, production teams, and volunteers.

    •  Attend all board meetings.

    • Serve on the nominating committee for onboarding Board members.



    • Create and oversee the annual budget in conjunction with the finance committee and the treasurer.

    • Develop and maintain a system for reporting key financial information on a monthly basis, including the financial results of all theatre productions and programming.

    • Coordinate and oversee the completion and timely filing for all of the organization's tax filings, including all payroll and sales tax filings.

    • Pay invoices and manage accounts in a timely manner.



    • At the beginning of each fiscal year, oversee the development and implementation of a comprehensive marketing plan for the organization and for individual productions.

    • Meet with production teams prior to their auditions to discuss advertising details, deadlines, and expectations.

    • Serve as the face and the voice of RLT in all official communications with the media and the public.

    • Represent and advocate for the theatre in an effort to continually enhance its image, visibility, and influence in the community. Regularly attend community, government, and organization meetings as a representative of the theatre.



    • Oversee all development efforts for Rome Little Theatre. Collect a minimum of 20% of the operating budget in sponsorships, donations, program ads, and/or grants.


    Production Management:

    • Serve as a consultant to the reading committee to ensure that season selections balance artistic integrity, mission alignment, and revenue potential.

    • Serve as the executive producer for all productions, ensuring that all work is on schedule and on budget, and that all productions meet the level of artistic quality expected by the organization and the community.

      To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and the contact information for two professional references to RomeLittleTheatre@gmail.com.

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