The Depot Theatre in Westport, NY seeks an Executive Director to lead a professional regional, seasonal theatre as it enters its 40th year. This is a new full-time position with health benefits. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for fundraising including major gifts, annual campaign, sponsorships and grants. The Executive Director will provide comprehensive Theatre management and oversight of staff, budget, programs, marketing, audience development and community relations. The new Executive Director will partner with the Producing Director to advance the mission and goals of the Theatre bringing exceptional, equity actor summer season performances to the Lake Champlain and Adirondack region. The Depot Theatre offers 3-4 productions in the summer along with education programs. There is opportunity to expand education programs and extend season programming. More information about Depot Theatre can be found at www.depottheatre.org.
Qualifications include a college degree, familiarity working with theatre organizations and education programs. Prior experience fundraising, managing a facility, budgets and personnel is essential. Marketing experience is a plus. Send cover letter, resume and salary expectations to ApplicantExecutiveDirector@gmail.com. Application deadline is October 13, 2017.
ABOUT THE DEPOT THEATRE
The Depot Theatre is a non-profit, professional theatre located in a historic, functioning 1876 train station in Westport, N.Y., and operates under an agreement with Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. In addition to its volunteer board of trustees, the theatre depends on the support and generosity of its loyal donors, volunteers and community members. Committed to promoting and providing exposure to the performing arts in the Adirondacks, the Depot Theatre invites all to “Take a journey without leaving the station.”