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Business Manager

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre is seeking candidates for the position of Business Manager.

Founded in 1923 as the Little Theatre of Chattanooga, the Chattanooga Theatre Centre is one of the oldest, largest, and busiest community theatres in the country. The CTC’s 11 productions per year and educational programs represent theatrical experiences of the highest caliber.

The Business Manager oversees all business areas of the Chattanooga Theatre Centre including, financial oversight, box office operations, and facility management. Development, marketing, front of house, volunteer, rental, and events staff report to the Business Manager. The Business Manager reports to the Executive Director.

Duties include:

  • Working with the CTC HR firm to process payroll, onboarding, offboarding, updating personnel handbook.
  • Working with bookkeeping company to ensure accurate accounting and reports. Approve and submit invoices to bookkeeping company for payment.
  • Main point of contact with the CTC accounting firm while preparing annual audit.
  • Overseeing annual licensing and reports required by federal, state, and local entities.
  • Overseeing annual business insurance processes.
  • Supporting budgeting process.
  • Creating cash flow reports.
  • Providing grant application support.
  • Providing administrative support for programs and development efforts.
  • Overseeing organization banking including making deposits and managing company credit cards.
  • Implementing annual reviews of box office, volunteer, marketing, development, front of house, rental, and events staff.
  • Overseeing facility cleaning, repair, and maintenance.
  • Overseeing box office operations including scheduling and training staff. Overseeing performance and event listings in box office system. Create box office reports and accurately report deposits.
  • Overseeing patron data base and ensuring that it is current.
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

Ideal candidate will have experience in managing business operations and facilities. The candidate should be familiar with Quickbooks Online, data collection software, and Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of box office software a plus. Individuals with an interest and experience in the arts, preferred.

Annual salary $55-$65K, based on experience, plus benefits. Email cover letter and resume to Rodney Van Valkenburg, Executive Director at Chattanooga Theatre Centre at [email protected] or mail to Chattanooga Theatre Centre, P.O. Box 4023, Chattanooga, TN 37405. Review process will begin as applications are received. No phone inquiries accepted. Equal opportunity employer.