NETworks is looking for a highly efficient, organized individual to manage the daily operations of multiple touring Broadway productions, from pre-production through the life of the tour. The General Manager collaborates with and serves as a liaison between the Executive Producer, Production Manager, creative team and company members on any given show, ensuring the production meets its artistic goals while staying on schedule and within budget. The position reports to both the Senior General Manager and the Executive Producer of their assigned shows.
Major Responsibilities • Manage day-to-day operations of assigned shows through all phases of development (production, operating, closing). • Collaborate with the Executive Producers and Production Managers of assigned tours to establish production, budgetary and profitability goals for a show • Maintain all production financial reports, including managing and maintaining budgets and pro formas, reviewing settlements, calculating and distributing weekly royalty reports, recoupment schedules, profit projections and merchandise commissions • Work with Executive Producers and production teams to ensure deadlines are met and all appropriate information is conveyed to keep the team on goal • Manage personnel needs and issues as they arise for multiple tours, including managing and maintaining employment contracts and paperwork • Oversee union administration and compliance • Develop, train, and supervise company management teams • Negotiate and draft deal memos, contracts and agreements for all company members and vendors • Support the booking and marketing departments with route development and financial analysis as needed • Collaborate with the GM team and other NETworks departments on the development and implementation of processes to improve general management and tour functions • Manage special projects when requested
Skills and Qualifications • 3-5 years of company management or general management experience in a theatrical environment • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, collaborative and organized • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, organizational and computer skills • Experience managing people and the ability to work through people management to obtain desired outcomes using appropriate communication. • Understand basic accounting terms and practices. Business and finance knowledge and proficiency with spreadsheets using complex formulas a plus • Ability to multitask projects in a high stress environment, paying close attention to detail • Ability to travel for extended periods of time • Ability to work nights and weekends when necessary.
About NETworks Presentations
NETworks is committed to building and retaining an inclusive and diverse staff across all projects. As an equal opportunity at-will employer, we strive to create working environments that are welcoming, inclusive, and equitable. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, or national origin. Applicants of all ethnic and racial backgrounds, gender identities, and abilities are encouraged to apply.
NETworks Presentations is an industry-leading producer of touring theatrical productions, committed to delivering quality entertainment to audiences worldwide for more than 25 years. Current and upcoming productions include 1776, Anastasia, The Band’s Visit, Beetlejuice, The Book of Mormon, Blue Man Group, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Elf the Musical, Fiddler on the Roof, Hairspray, Les Misérables, The Prom, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Waitress.