We currently have an opening for a Chief Operating Officer, to oversee our company’s ongoing strategy and operations. Our ideal candidate is a highly-engaged and self-starting executive with a minimum of 10 years' experience in the theatrical and/or live entertainment industry. We are particularly interested in individuals who have had a significant role within a NYC Broadway organization, national producing/booking organization, top-tier general management firm, nationally significant regional center (e.g. Kennedy Center, Center Theatre Group), LORT A theatres and/or Broadway touring venues.
We are looking for an ambitious individual who is interested in developing and executing on innovative theatrical business models.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Partner with the company’s Chief Creative Officer in the development of a new and innovative theatrical business model. This includes an in-depth evaluation of the current practices and characteristics of our industry.
Identify and execute strategic partnerships and business development opportunities.
Oversee all daily operations of the company including accessing the MWM platform of shared services including legal, strategic planning, human resources, finance & accounting.
Evaluate and fine tune the company’s current strategies, plans and business practices.
Recommend a plan/strategy for greater focus and efficiency.
Manage the company’s strategic planning model and operating budget.
Generate quarterly reporting for MWM management and stakeholders.
Identify and execute on collaboration opportunities with the MWM film, TV and immersive divisions (e.g. sharing IP, relationships, etc.)
PRINCIPAL WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Direct Supervisors: MWM CEO & President
Operating Partner: Relevant CCO
QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, experience, and skill-set:
Entertainment/Industry experience in theatrical event management and/or a track record of consistent commercial or regional theatre production strongly preferred.
Minimum of 10 years' progressive financial and operating experience in the theatrical and/or live entertainment industry preferred.
Deep network of industry relationships and ability to identify and generate new business development opportunities.
Extremely organized and detail-oriented with ability to prioritize and plan in order to meet deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively in a corporate setting amongst multiple constituents.
Outstanding organizational and problem solving skills.
Interest and/or experience in evaluating the current commercial/regional market to identify unexplored opportunity, including: ignored content; underserved themes; analysis of financial obstacles; underserved communities; potential foreign language possibilities; symbiotic sponsorship; ignored significant brand opportunities, etc.
MWM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive compensation and benefits
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits
About Relevant Theatricals, the theatrical production division of Madison Wells Media
Relevant Theatricals is the theatrical production division of Madison Wells Media (MWM), a diversified media company founded by Gigi Pritzker in partnership with Clint Kisker that was named one of Fast Company’s Top Ten Most Innovative Companies in Hollywood for 2017.
The producer of shows such as the Tony-nominated Million Dollar Quartet, Relevant has demonstrated success in the Broadway, regi...onal, national and international markets, as well as Las Vegas, international cruise lines and worldwide licensing. The company focuses primarily on the development of content that is significantly branded, highly marketable and financially appealing to the thousands of regional venues and their audiences across the country and the world. We are committed to delivering powerful, relevant entertainment within a concentrated financial model.