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EMPLOYMENT


DIRECTOR OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

The Director of Finance & Administration position is responsible for all finance and accounting operations as well as the administrative functions of the theater. This position leads these functions in a cohesive and elegant way, maximizing company growth & value creation through operational efficiency, optimal allocation of resources, and pro-active risk management. The Director of Finance & Administration serves as a member of the theater’s senior staff.

Job Duties

  • Oversees all financial operations of the theater
  • Oversees all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems to ensure compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
  • Oversees program & grant accounting to ensure proper compliance requirements are fulfilled and provides financial reporting information for grant reports
  • Partners with senior management in guiding financial decisions and achieving company goals
  • Manages budgets and controls expenses
  • Manages and improves month-end close activities
  • Prepares and presents a monthly forecast to the Managing Director, Artistic Director, and the Audit & Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees
  • Presents detailed financial information to the Audit & Finance Committee on a quarterly basis
  • Collaborates with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Maintains financial security by establishing internal controls, policies, and procedures
  • Assists with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns
  • Prepares financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Maintains and tracks all endowment activity and reconciles all bank statements
  • Manages banking relationships, cash positions, and investments
  • Manages the Accounting Team
  • Develops budget scenario plans and optimizes financial reporting in partnership with the theater’s third-party accounting consultant
  • Oversees the general ledger and approves all journal entries entered into the accounting system
  • Accesses and manages cash flow scenario of the theater on a weekly basis and advises senior management on status
  • Prepares fixed asset reconciliation documentation for the annual financial audits
  • Prepares depreciation schedule for the fiscal year budget
  • Manages the human resources department and assists the Payroll and Benefits Coordinator with the onboarding of new staff
  • Coordinates and manages the theater’s insurance policies along with the theater’s third-party consultant
  • Coordinates and manages the theater’s computer network and information technology services along with a third-party consultant
  • Acts as organizational liaison in regard to business matters with various production unions (AEA, SDC, USA, IATSE)

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a specialization in accounting or finance
  • 7+ years of progressive financial and accounting leadership
  • Strong Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Non-profit sector experience preferred
  • HR and IT experience preferred
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination
  • The ability to apply anti-racism tools and practices to individual and departmental processes and systems, and to contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and engagement with persons of all cultures, identities, and backgrounds.

Salary starts at $85,000 plus benefits. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Lou Castelli at lcastelli@ppt.org, with the subject line “Director of Finance & Administration.”

SALES & AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Pittsburgh Public Theater is seeking full-time Sales & Audience Development Manager. This position includes the management and extraction of data in Tessitura, Tessitura Analytics and Prospect2; cultivation of group sales such as social, student, and corporate groups; and management of events, parties, tours, and added value pre- and post-show programming designed to cultivate ticket sales. The Sales & Audience Development Manager works directly with the Director of Marketing on strategizing and implementing campaigns to increase ticket sales and audience diversity, and with the Director of Education and Engagement on Open Stage Student Matinees and special programming for audience development and engagement. 

Job Requirements

  • Experience with sales strategy, execution, and reporting
  • Intermediate+ knowledge of Tessitura or similar CRM
  • Intermediate+ knowledge of email marketing and/or automation platform such as Prospect2, Mail2, Constant Contact, etc.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; expert copy editor and proofreader
  • Must be computer-savvy, and able to understand basic website management of Group Sales web pages
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Excel, and Google Suite 
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Excellent active listening skills and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Interest in and/or appreciation of theater is helpful
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination
  • The ability to apply anti-racism tools and practices to individual and departmental processes and systems, and to contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and engagement with persons of all cultures, identities, and backgrounds.

Salary starts at $45,000 plus benefits. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to ajones@ppt.org

TALENT & EQUITY DIRECTOR for Pittsburgh Arts EDIA/HR Cohort

The Cohort consists of five mid-sized Pittsburgh arts nonprofits. We are: August Wilson African American Cultural Center, City Theatre Company, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh Glass Center, and Pittsburgh Public Theater. Our five organizations have worked together to bring the role to life, including securing partial funding for the position. Our vision is to bring in an essential resource that we individually could not afford on our own and, moreover, to strengthen our partnership and create shared resources across our organizations. In addition, there will be efficiencies in pulling resources and learning from each other. 

About the Role - Talent and Equity Director
We are seeking a dynamic, experienced, and entrepreneurial professional to lead each organizations’ efforts to infuse equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDIA) throughout our people operations, as well as to enhance HR best practices. You will serve as a key thought partner to each executive team and select department leads in designing and building best-in-class organizations, collaborating with these leaders to support and nurture our most important asset: our people. Collectively this role will support 100+ full-time staff, 80+ part-time staff, and 200+ independent contractors. 

Salary starts at $80,000. Please click HERE for complete details and information on how to apply. Please do not contact Pittsburgh Public Theater directly about this opportunity.

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Pittsburgh Public Theater is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.