Job Opportunities

CPR is currently seeking a full-time General Manager.

General Manager Overview & Responsibilities

Manage the operations, administrative and programmatic activities of CPR, reporting to the board of CPR.

Administration:

  • Program Management
  • Ensure programs are consistent with CPR’s mission; develop new programs where appropriate
  • Select and manage curators and artists for CPR’s presenting programs; ensure proper organization and execution of all CPR’s presenting programs
  • Manage CPR’s Performance Rental Program, including contracting with renters, coordinating communications, ensuring staffing, marketing, and proper execution of all rental performances
  • Plan and manage CPR’s performance calendar
  • Work collaboratively with the studio manager to provide exceptional customer service
  • Work to grow CPR’s earned income base
  • Development & Board Relations
  • Lead cultivation and solicitation of institutional and governmental funders, including opportunity research, proposal development, grants management, and donor stewardship
  • Develop, implement, and manage individual fund raising efforts, donor outreach plans, and fundraising events
  • Represent CPR at local and regional professional gatherings
  • Oversee communication with members of the board
  • Work with board members to cultivate new candidates for board service
  • Provide board with quarterly reports regarding CPR financial and operational status
  • Marketing
  • Develop and manage marketing and branding initiatives including;
    • Website updates, e-mail newsletters, and social media
    • Print and other media production, including performance documentation and programs
    • Press releases and other institutional PR, as needed
    • Track audience statistics and develop outreach strategies to increase audience

Operations:

  • Financial Management
  • Handle all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, and manage vendor relationships
  • Manage operational cash flow
  • Prepare monthly financial reports
  • Prepare annual budget for board approval
  • Work with accountant for year end fiscal review
  • Manage oversight of CPR 990 and CHAR preparation
  • Facilities Management
  • Develop and implement procedures to ensure efficient use of all resources
  • Oversee facilities and equipment maintenance, and capital improvements
  • Human Resource Management
  • Hire, train and manage CPR staff including but not limited to the studio manager, assistant studio manager, as well as contract staff, interns and volunteers in the roles of technical production staff and event managers
  • Review staff performance
  • Provide opportunities for professional development and growth
  • Manage employee payroll and fringe

 

Qualifications:

  • College degree required, with advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2-4 years demonstrated professional experience in small, fast-paced nonprofit environment
  • Interest and experience as an administrator in the performing arts
  • Experience with Quickbooks required
  • Strong computer skills (CPR uses MACs) with experience with email management software, WordPress, and social media management tools
  • Strong writing/editing skills, with experience writing grant applications and reports
  • Strong organizational and personnel management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with humor and grace
  • Ability to work some nights and weekends during performance season

 

This position is full time. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

CPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, gender (including gender identity), sexual orientation, or any other factor. CPR encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to job@cprnyc.org. No phone calls, please.