Producing Artistic Director – Adirondack Theater Festival

WHO: Adirondack Theater Festival

POSITION: Producing Artistic Director

DESCRIPTION: 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.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to: Applications will be accepted until May 7th. EOE.

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