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General Manager

The Flea Theater seeks a highly motivated General Manager with broad-based managerial skills. The Flea is a downtown beacon for creative artists of every discipline, and for adventurous audiences seeking bold and inventive work. We are also home to The Bats, a resident company of artists, now with over 120 members who work and perform in all of our theaters.

Candidate must have problem-solving abilities, leadership skills and the kind of attitude necessary to enjoy working in a lively downtown atmosphere. The GM is an essential part of The Flea’s management team, working closely with all staff members and under the guidance of the Producing and Artistic Directors.

The General Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of every aspect of the theater and for the logistical coordination of all productions, ensuring all aspects both on and off stage run smoothly and seamlessly.

Candidate must have exceptional facility with budgets and numbers (proficiency with Excel and QuickBooks is a must) as the GM oversees the complete fiscal operations of the theater.

Responsibilities include: managing production and operational budgets; managing all incoming and outgoing funds from all accounts; working with outside accountants in facilitating The Flea’s annual audit; contracting and hiring all production personnel; working with AEA and SDC on selected productions.

The GM works with the Producing Director to schedule all productions at The Flea, both in-house and rental – this involves long term planning of all Flea spaces. The GM works with the Director of Production and Facilities to ensure that Flea productions arrive on time and on budget, supervises and runs productions meetings and insures that The Flea facility is operational and fully functional. The GM oversees Flea staff, leads staff meetings and monitors box office and front of house, along with marketing and development activities. The GM works closely with the development associate in all fundraising and benefit activities.

Please email cover letter, resume, and two references to


Salary is commensurate with experience and includes health benefits, which are paid 100% by The Flea. The Flea is an equal opportunity employer.


December 1, 2018 –