Interim General Manager | Playbill

Interim General Manager

CATEGORY: Administrative

Rattlestick Productions, Inc.

Job Details


Rattlestick Theater seeks an Interim General Manager for a 3-6 month full-time position under the leadership of Incoming Artistic Director Will Davis. There is a possibility that this position will shift from interim into a permanent position.

● Finance:

  • ○ Manage the financial budgets with the objective to support the organization’s artistic and programmatic excellence through detailed, balanced budgets.

● General Management/Producing:

  • In conjunction with the Artistic Director guide the Technical Theater Manager, Production Manager, Company Manager, Box Office Manager, and Marketing Department

  • Negotiate with Union and artists’ agents; Manage all contracts between Rattlestick and artists, venues, and co-producers, venders, etc.

  • Supervise budgets for production manager

  • Oversee communications and strategies to approve marketing & box office

  • Monitor monthly finance reports

  • Oversee all payments and financial transactions

  • Collect staff payroll data and timesheets

  • Ensure payment and reimbursement are disbursed on time

  • Answering any employee payroll and insurance queries

  • Prepare cash flow, and forecast reports.

  • Oversee all payments and financial transactions

Qualifications and Expectations:

The successful candidate for this role will be an ambitious and energetic leader who combines a passion for the performing arts with significant, relevant experience in producing and financial aspects of a not-for-profit arts organization. They will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent budgeting and negotiating skills;

  • Strong organization, communication and interpersonal skills;

  • The ability to delegate effectively and inspire staff to do their best work and achieve successful results;

  • Excellent supervisory skills and a track record for mentoring and developing staff;

  • Fluency in Google Suite.

  • Embrace commitment to EDI and Anti-racism by adhering to the company’s Community Agreements and Code of Conduct, and interrupting and reporting actions or behaviors that go against them

  • The candidate must reside full-time in New York City, with the potential to work at Rattlestick from Rattlestick’s West Village office.


This is a temporary full-time position with a salary of $2303/bi-weekly plus health benefits. The commitment for this position is 40 hours per week, which occasionally includes select evenings and staff fundraising events.

Application Instructions:

Rattlestick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Qualified individuals, please submit your cover letter, current resume, and 3 names/contact information of professional/personal references (include name, relationship, phone number, and email address) to [email protected] with Interim General Manager - Your Name in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


Mar 20, 2023 -


$4,606.00 – $4,606.00 per month



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