HUDSON THEATRE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The Ambassador Theatre Group strives for excellence as the managing company for the historic Hudson Theatre. In this tradition, we seek enthusiastic & dedicated employees who possess a passion for customer service and quality live entertainment. The Ambassador Theatre Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
POSITION: General Manager, Hudson Theatre
LOCATION: New York, NY
HOURS: Full-Time, Ability to work evenings and attend major events.
COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience
ABOUT THE POSITION
Reports to the Chief Executive Officer of ATG North America.
The General Manager is responsible for leading and inspiring a diverse team, ensuring the venue operates to the highest possible standards, maximizing its potential as one of ATG’s destinations on Broadway for both producers and customers alike.
Oversees all areas of the theatre by working closely and collaboratively with venue operations, ticketing, programming, and producing, food and beverage, finance, human resources, marketing & communications, legal, business development, and IT departments.
PEOPLE, PLACES, and THINGS
Hudson Theatre, originally opened in 1903, was granted landmark status for both its internal and external features in 1987.
The GM role requires strong administrative skills and a solid knowledge of Broadway practices & theatrical unions.
Articulate the vision and strategy of ATG/Hudson Theatre to engage and inspire teams, stakeholders, producers, communities, and customers.
Proficiency in standard MS business software platforms, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media.
EXPERIENCE and SKILLS
The applicant should have at least three years senior management experience in performing arts facility management with increasing levels of responsibility.
A Bachelor’s degree is required and advanced degree in arts management or business management is preferred.
Maintain human resource functions with the support of central HR team, including but not limited to; recruitment and training, employee appraisals, managing poor performance and discipline, weekly payroll, addressing complaints and resolving personnel issues.
Be responsible of the venue’s financial performances and develop annual business plan.
Manage venue’s operating budget, perform forecasts and create business cases for capital improvement project applications
Optimize the venue and its workforce to maximum efficiency across all areas of the business
Oversee maintenance and repair of the theatre and manage any capital improvements projects.
Liaise with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
Manage the theatre’s relationship with theatrical unions, including Local 1, Local 306, Local 751 and ATPAM; participate in collective bargaining negotiations.
Manage relationship with various departments and other contractual relationships, including sponsors, vendors, and contractors.
Is committed to upholding ATG’s core values and standards of operation, providing first-class customer service, and delivering professional venue management at all levels.
Maintain positive working relationships with theatrical producers, agents, advertising agencies, press representatives, and other professionals from the theatrical community.
Enforce safety and security protocols and ensure compliance with operational standards, company policies, federal/state/local laws, and ordinances.
Business Acumen, Leadership, Flexibility, Customer Focus, Relationship Management, Problem-Solving and Communication
Access to employee discounts for select shows at the theatre (availability permitting)
As an international company, ATG offers potential for geographical changes as well as upward mobility within the company
HOW TO APPLY:
Email: [email protected]
Expected offer made by: 06/11/2021
Nothing beats the energy and excitement of a great live performance. That’s why our mission is to bring the very best in music, theater, comedy, and more, to the largest possible number of people. Since 1992, we’ve grown to be a world leader in live entertainment. 10 million people a year attend live performances at one of our 50 iconic venues across North America, the United Kingdom and Germany. That number keeps growing. We partner with the world’s top creative talent and present critically acclaimed productions which have won more than 80 Tony and Olivier Awards over the years. We also operate some of the world’s most popular theatre ticketing sites, with 11 million and counting customers getting their tickets directly from us.
People are at the heart of our success. Our core values – Passionate, Smart, Collaborative and Ambitious – are about our people. Thousands of people work for ATG worldwide and it’s their passion and commitment that allows us to create great live entertainment experiences.
Our Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access: A stage for everyone.
Our stages are a platform for compelling stories – stories that are for all, by all, and of all. We shine our spotlight on our differences and believe that understanding and celebrating these differences makes us better global citizens. We are passionate about the pursuit of true diversity and equality. We strive to make our venues beacons of these ideals in our communities. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture, one in which everyone can bring their authentic selves. At ATG, we provide a stage for everyone.