Associate General Manager

The Flea Theater

New York, NY

Work Location: In-office


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The Flea supports and invests in experimental art by Black, brown, and queer artists. We provide space, financial support, producing partnership and other resources so that they may develop and share their vision in community with audiences.

Our mission reflects a new way of being, born of tremendous change and restoration. Over many months, we have dedicated our efforts to undoing systems of inequity to build a representative and inventive ground for artists and partners. In 2023, we proudly affirm our new mission and core values, alongside a newly imagined and deeply collaborative institutional model.

Position Summary
The Flea is seeking a highly motivated Associate General Manager with excellent organizational, communication and customer service skills and an enthusiasm for efficiency. This position will lead venue rental operations, manage the Front of House team and collaborate with all departments to strengthen systems and ensure a sustainable work environment.

The Associate General Manager is a full-time position that reports to the General Manager. Duties will include:

– Manage and grow the rental program including but not limited to:
— responding to all inquiries, conducting site visits and providing follow up material as needed.
— issuing contracts and collecting all payments and required documentation.
— coordinating production meetings and facilitating support from production/operations.
— coordinating onsite support during rental events and required pre-show meeting times.
— working with the General Manager to develop annual revenue projections.
– Hire, train and schedule Front of House staff for all Flea events and rental hours.
– Maintain all shared calendars and ensure proper communication around adjacencies/conflicts for all Flea, Resident Company & Rental events.
– Provide support during Flea fundraising events.
– Facilitate weekly Rental & Facilities and monthly Front of House meetings.
– Support General Manager in all other areas of HR, IT and general management as requested or as experience/interest in learning allows.

A successful candidate in this role should have 2-3 years of experience in areas such as general management, customer service, house management, stage management and/or producing. Candidates should have strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills, a demonstrated ability to plan and prioritize work and a keen eye for details. We also hope the candidate will have a passion for experimental theater, competency with culturally diverse workplaces and a sense of humor.

Salary range is $55,000-$60,000 annually and includes health and dental benefits, which are paid 100% by The Flea.

The Flea is intentionally building an internal culture that celebrates sustainability, collaboration, and invests in people. While this role will be primarily in person, The Flea regularly accommodates flexible work schedules for its staff as well as opportunities to take reasonable leaves of absence for outside projects. General office hours are M-F from 10am-6pm, with some evening and weekend hours necessary to accommodate renter and event schedules.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and 2 references as a single PDF to as soon as possible. In your cover letter, please let us know what attracted you to The Flea and this position!

The Flea is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity onstage and off.

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