Full-Time

Full-Time

Business Manager

Signature Theatre, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theatres is seeking a Business Manager.

Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation.  

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Business Manager is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the theatre’s financial operations and monthly reconciliations. The Business Manager supervises and is responsible for all a/p and a/r activity, as well as maintaining Balance Sheet schedules. This position manages the annual audit preparation and coordinates the on-site audit with the outside accounting firm. Other responsibilities include assisting with the company budget process; managing input and reporting in accounting software; working with the Development staff to prepare grant and project budgets as needed.  

We welcome applicants who have completed certified coursework in finance and/or accounting; or who have earned a university degree; or who possess a combination of education and equivalent related experience. Preference will be given to candidates who possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Arts Administration and at least 3 years of related experience. An interest in non-profit theatre is preferred. Experience with accounting software, and/or a willingness to learn Financial Edge is a plus. Signature Theatre is a MS Office environment.  

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Please email cover letter, resume and references to careers@signaturetheatre.org with ‘Business Manager’ in the subject line. No phone calls, please. 

Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

 

Security Officer

Signature Theatre, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theatres, is seeking an experienced, organized, detailed Security Officer for our Frank Gehry-designed, 75,000 square foot center comprising three theaters, two rehearsal studios, a public lobby with a café and bookstore, and administrative offices.

Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation. 

Reporting to the Security Supervisor and to Facilities Management, the Security Officer assists in overseeing all aspects of the Center’s safety and security needs, ensuring the building runs efficiently and in compliance with policies, procedures and codes. The Security Officer will assist with on-boarding, supervising and training security vendor officers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Open the Center at beginning of building operations
  • Secure building at the end of operations
  • Carry out security bag check
  • Tour mechanical rooms and all doors, inspecting equipment, and access points
  • Reporting all security and safety concerns to Security Supervisor /Facilities Management
  • Responding immediately to emergencies to provide necessary assistance to employees and guests, while also communicating with Security Supervisor /Facilities Management
  • Patrolling public premises regularly to maintain order and establish presence
  • Directing and escorting deliveries, vendors and guests around the Center
  • Managing keycard, security CCTV, security tracking systems
  • Assisting with supervising outside venders Officers
  • Assisting with enforcing security policies and procedures.
  • Assisting with the coordination between Security Vendor Officer and Signature Theatre
  • Attending monthly security meetings
  • Building relationships with the neighborhood NYPD and FDNY sectors
 

Required Certifications:

  • Valid New York State Department of State Security Guard License

Desired Certifications:

  • CPR, AED, and First-Aid
  • Indoor Place of Assembly Safety Personnel (FDNY F-03)
  • Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems and Other Related Systems (FDNY S-95)
  • Active shooter training

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum four years’ experience in a security supervisor role
  • Customer-service experience
  • Knowledge of CCTV systems
  • Knowledge of NY fire safety codes and laws
  • Knowledge of Building Fire suppression systems
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfort with MS Excel, Word and Office
  • Theater venue experience preferred
 

Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion.

This is a full-time hourly (non-exempt) position. Must be available to work evenings and weekends. Hourly compensation. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, plus FSA and 401(k). Please email cover letter, resume and references to careers@signaturetheatre.org with ‘Security Officer’ in the subject line. No phone calls, please. 

Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

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Pictured above: Josh Charles and Phillip James Brannon in Annie Baker's The Antipodes, photo by Joan Marcus.

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