STAFF – Managing Director

GreenStage is currently seeking a Managing Director. 

The Managing Director works collaboratively with the Artistic Director, Board of Directors, and staff to provide leadership and managerial direction to GreenStage. Overall responsibilities include maximizing earned and contributed revenue, cultivating community relationships, continuing to build the theatre’s reputation, and overseeing all administrative, operational, and financial goals to ensure the company’s continued success.

The Managing Director will bring energy and a well-rounded array of competencies to help lead GreenStage in a way that best serves the mission, vision, and goals of the company. An inclusive and sensitive leader, the selected individual will possess exceptional organizational and communication skills, with a strong passion for the arts/arts education and, of course, Shakespeare. The Managing Director is a self-starter and effective communicator who strengthens the organization by creating positive relationships between the artistic and administrative sides of the company, and with the community.

Managing Director is a contract position that is paid a monthly stipend.


  • With the Artistic Director (AD), provide co-leadership to the staff
  • Work with the staff to coordinate public external communication strategies and institutional branding efforts, overseeing the creation and execution of marketing, public relations, development, and education plans and promotional materials.
  • Provide leadership for fundraising, working closely with the Board of Directors to energize its participation in these efforts
  • Advocate at the city, state, and national level for GreenStage and serve as a spokesperson to the community in articulating and advocating for the company
  • With the AD, co-lead the strategic planning process with the Board of Directors and staff
  • Provide administrative support for the Board of Directors and serve as ex-officio member and staff liaison to the Board
  • With the AD, drive efforts for long-term strategic planning and institutional brand building, working in partnership with the staff and Board of Directors
  • Engage Board members to maximize their participation and contribution toward the company’s success and growth
  • Work with Board Leadership to identify, cultivate, and recruit new Board members
  • Play an active role in the orientation and engagement of new and existing Board members
  • Provide fiscal and organizational leadership
  • Work with staff and Board to develop accurate annual budgets and cash-flow projections
  • Supervise and maintain the annual budget
  • Oversee financial and accounting controls and procedures
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reports to the Board of Directors, staff, and its committees as required
  • Oversee annual audit and timely filing of federal, state, and county tax forms and applications
  • Work with Board of Directors, Development staff, and AD to identify and cultivate new funding sources
  • Lead and oversee various fundraising activities such as individual cultivation and solicitation, institutional fundraising, capital campaigns, and special events
  • Oversee negotiation of all contracts and agreements
  • Work closely with staff to identity areas of possible expansion of programs and ventures consistent with adequate funding sources.

If interested, please email cover letter and resume to Ken Holmes and/or Erin Day