MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

DEPARTMENT: General Management

REPORTS TO: Company Manager & General Manager

JOB TYPE: Full Time, Year-Round

START DATE: ASAP

COMPENSATION/SALARY: $35,000-$45,000


ABOUT THE REP

The Rep is the St. Louis region’s most honored live professional theatre company. Founded in 1966, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is a fully professional theatrical operation belonging to the League of Resident Theatres, The League of St. Louis Theatres and is a constituent member of Theatre Communications Group, Inc., the national service organization for the not-for-profit professional theatre.

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR STATEMENT

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is committed to elevating and celebrating our shared humanity through transformational live theatre and programs that cultivate community. The Rep is going through a significant season of evolution. This is a moment of intentional internal evaluation, expansion and reinvestment in the creation, access, and impact of our work. We believe in dynamic, welcoming, bold, innovative art with exceptional production quality and craftsmanship. We believe diversity is a value in every sector of our theatre and center the idea of life-long learning off and on the stage. There has never been a better time to join The Rep family. We are looking for an Executive Assistant to the Artistic and Managing Directors that embraces these values and seeks to be a thought-leading voice as we build strong, sustainable, equitable processes to support exceptional artistry. I believe in the fundamental power of our artform to transform lives and community. As Artistic Director, I welcome you to bring the whole of your ingenuity, your dreams, and your talents to the theatre. Let’s craft the future of the American Theatre together.

-Hana S. Sharif

MISSION

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis creates bridges between people in the St. Louis region and beyond through expertly crafted theatrical experiences that are joyful, unique, inspiring and thought-provoking.

VISION

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis will be a welcoming home where a full spectrum of artists and audiences courageously engage with one another and expand their appreciation and understanding of the world.

VALUES

  • Collective Excellence
  • Equity and Anti-Racism
  • Resource Stewardship for Sustainability and Growth
  • Life-long learning

POSITION SUMMARY

This position reports to the Company Manager and General Manager as a vital member of the Management team. Hours will range from early mornings to late evenings and will often include nights and weekends. This position will work with the Company Manager to share on-call responsibilities and create a schedule that is mutually beneficial knowing that there are dates/times that will require availability.

This position will be required to follow any and all COVID-19 safety practices set by The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. It is crucial that they take COVID-19 safety practices very seriously as they will be interacting with guest artists regularly. This position will also be responsible for communicating, facilitating, and enforcing COVID-19 safety practices (including regular testing, PPE distribution, etc.) for all companies.

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is committed to creating a culturally 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, marital status, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Company Management

  • Arranging travel for visiting artists (actors, designers, directors, consultants, etc.) and maintaining detailed travel records in partnership with the Company Manager.
  • Generating travel memos and communicating with Guest Artists to ensure everyone has a smooth experience at The Rep.
  • Coordinating with volunteers and rental car companies to facilitate ground transportation.
  • Assist in managing, maintaining, and facilitating improvements on a 20-unit apartment building owned by the theatre.
  • Coordinating apartment turnovers with cleaners, and laundry service and facilitating rentals to generate revenue when possible.
  • Arranging short-term off-site housing when necessary, and maintaining relationships with off-site housing providers.
  • Arranging medical appointments when necessary.
  • Providing meals for applicable cast and crew during tight meal breaks, and stocking the snack table during techs.

General Management

  • Facilitating contract execution for guest artists in partnership with the General Manager.
  • Assist the General Manager in reviewing and generating all contracts and agreements to include, but not limited to Union Agreements, Venue Rental Agreements, Commission Agreements, Etc.
  • Ensuring The Rep is in compliance with the guidelines of various LORT collective bargaining agreements.
  • Facilitating and enforcing COVID-19 safety protocols and policies.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Has access to a vehicle, an active driver’s license, and good driving record.
  • Is proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel.
  • Is fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including at least one booster shot.
  • Has exceptional communication skills and a warm, welcoming demeanor.

COVID-19 AND VACCINATION POLICY

As a condition of employment, The Rep will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including one booster.

TO APPLY

Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to channon@repstl.org with the subject line “Management Assistant”. The Rep will be accepting applications until the position is filled.