General Manager

Boston Court

Pasadena, CA

Title: General Manager
Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Compensation: $70,000/year, plus employer-paid health and dental insurance, PTO (paid time off), and employee 401K
Reports to: Managing Director
Supervises: Production Manager
Technical & Facilities Director

Boston Court Pasadena is a nonprofit performing arts center primarily dedicated to developing and producing adventurous new work, significantly re-envisioned classics, and nurturing both emerging and established artists across all art forms. Boston Court strives to create art that thrills, engages, moves and sustains people in order to deepen empathy, community, and provoke change. Boston Court Pasadena is committed to being an anti-racist organization and continuing its commitment to deepening its equitable, diverse, and inclusive practices across all aspects of the institution, public-facing and internally.

Founded in 2003 by philanthropist Z. Clark Branson and producing director Eileen T’Kaye, Boston Court features an intimate facility designed to bring audiences and artists closer together. The 80-seat Marjorie Branson Performance Space and the 99-seat Main Stage serve as homes for Boston Court's season of daring, adventurous theatre and its richly diverse music series. Boston Court is also the home of an annual New Play Reading Festival, an upcoming new composer initiative, multiple community events and partnerships, as well as rotating visual art exhibits. Boston Court theatre productions have been seen in New York City, Boston, Houston, and Malibu, and have won countless Ovation Awards, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards, and many others.

Supports the Managing Director, Artistic Director(s) and Staff of Boston Court Pasadena by maintaining and overseeing organization’s operations and provides particular leadership in the areas of Finance, Human Resources, and Production.
Essential Functions:
Manages and maintains Human Resources benefits and Employee Handbook
Handles weekly payroll reporting and timekeeping procedures
Manages expense tracking and bill payments within Quickbooks
Coordinates and ensures compliance with all trainings, certifications as required by State and Federal laws.
Working with Technical/Facilities Director and Production Manager, oversees all Operations aspects for Boston Court including rentals, music events, National Theatre Live screenings, workshops, readings, and plays.
Negotiates and administers all operations contracts and deal-memos for Boston Court facility.
In conjunction with Production Manager, negotiates and administers all contracts programming related personnel: directors, designers, choreographers, actors, producers, stage management, running crews, artists, etc.
Facilitates communications with Actor’s Equity Association in conjunction with Managing Director
Assists in coordinating a prompt response to workplace accidents, accident reporting and workers’ compensation communication.
Ensures that all facilities are operated and maintained in a cost-effective and safe condition, in accordance with the approved BC budget and various manufacturer’s recommendations.
Works directly with the City of Pasadena departments, including, but not limited to: police, fire, parking, engineering, inspections, and health
In conjunction with Technical/Facilities Director, oversees and ensures that all events held at the Boston Court abide by all local and national codes, including, but not limited to: fire, electrical, health, ADA, and Covid-19.
Oversees all internal events such as tech BBQ, Birthday’s, Opening Night, Closing Night & Other Parties as needed
Prepares and oversees program budgets in collaboration with staff, based on a detailed analysis of anticipated production and operations for BCPAC

The ideal candidate will be a passionate lover of innovative new plays, with the following abilities:
Effective communication and team leadership skills
Flexibility and willingness to find creative solutions to problems
Comfort and ease talking with all types of personalities.
Patience to deal with difficult situations
Good organizational instincts
A good sense of humor and mirth
Doesn’t mind picking up the phone to get the job done
Happy to jump in where needed
A team player
A multi-tasker who can keep a number of balls in the air simultaneously with humor.

Send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with “GENERAL MANAGER application” in the subject line by 9/23/22. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. If this posting is still up, the job is still available!

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of Boston Court Pasadena to provide all persons with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, marital status, disability or age. Boston Court Pasadena is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from People of Color, women and nonbinary people of all backgrounds. This position will remain open until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.

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